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University of Arizona Events

The Blenman Inn is an ideally situated hotel near the University of Arizona. Whether you’re touring with a prospective student, attending homecoming, or celebrating a graduation, The Blenman Inn will make you feel right at home.

This historic inn was built in 1878, as one of the first examples of San Francisco-style residential architecture in the area. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Inn has been maintained to keep its historic significance. Tucson visitors seeking a hotel near the University of Arizona will find a comfortable retreat at the Blenman Inn. 

The Blenman Inn combines a B&B-type ambience with hotel-like attention and service. Our rooms are charmingly decorated, and some have private patios. Our larger common patio and our pool provide respite after a day of visiting the campus, moving your student in or out, or the emotions and pride of attending a commencement ceremony on campus. 

The innkeepers and staff of The Blenman Inn are happy to provide directions, restaurant recommendations, and information about Tucson’s history and attractions. With The Blenman Inn as your home base, you can visit not only the University of Arizona, but also sites like the world-famous Desert Museum and learn about the unique ecology of the Sonoran Desert. The city of Tucson also offers galleries, museums, and cultural institutions that attract visitors from around the state and the nation.  

Our downtown Tucson location puts you close not only to the university, but a short walk from the Tucson Convention Center and downtown shops and restaurants. We are also just a two-minute walk to the SunLink street car stop! The Blenman Inn will help make your stay in Tucson comfortable as well as memorable. Each room and suite has been exquisitely furnished and decorated to express the historic significance of the house while also ensuring maximum comfort for our guests. Book your Tucson accommodations at The Blenman Inn today. 

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