We offer a charming two bedroom /one bath apartment located in a quiet historic neighborhood within walking distance to the University of Arizona and the 4th Avenue shopping district. This apartment is well equipped with everything you'll need for a relaxing stay. One bedroom has a comfortable queen size bed with luxurious linens. The second bedroom is furnished as a study with a deluxe queen size futon couch, built in bookshelves, and desk. Bathroom has full tub/shower. Other amenities include central air conditioning/heating, flat panel LED TV with Direct TV, and wireless internet connection. Original oak floors have been refinished bringing a warmth to the interior along with many windows which bring in an abundance of light. THis apartment shares a private outdoor courtyard complete with a gas bbq gril, dining table, a set of chaise lounges, and set of adirondack chairs to enjoy a warm sunny afternoon or star filled evening.
Over the past two years, this Spanish colonial property has been lovingly renovated inside and out to bring back its southwestern charm. Guests have access to the basement apartment which has been converted into a common room with complimentary laundry facilities. Reserved off street parking is provided in the rear of the property.
This apartment is 4 blocks form the new modern street car line which can take you to the University of Arizona and UA Medical Center (east line) or down 4th Avenue and through the downtown district (west line). If you care to go by foot, you are 7 blocks to the U of A main campus and 4 blocks to the 4th avenue shopping/dining district. We also provide two complimentary commuter bikes if you care to get around by bicycle during your stay.
This property is a non-smoking residence, however, smoking is allowed in the courtyard area.
We loved the Casitas Helena. The neighborhood was convenient for us: close to the U of A and the 4th Ave. business district. The apartment was the perfect size for 2 of us, as well as very nicely furnished and comfortable.
Ross was an excellent host. He clearly wanted us to have a pleasant stay with all our needs met, and he responded promptly to our small concerns (how to use Direct TV, or brief lapse in wifi).
We also enjoyed meeting all the neighbors at the Casitas--a nice plus!
I stayed at the casita for a week, but would stay longer if I could. The place was so cozy and clean, with an amazing bed! The location is perfect to get to 4th Ave. in minutes and downtown, while still being quiet and away from the main activity. Bikes are provided, which is a huge plus and there is off street parking, which in Tucson is hard to find. The kitchen was fully equipped with everything I needed to make all my meals. Ross, the owner is a great guy, very easy going, helpful and just good energy. I will stay at Casita Helena everytime I come back to Tucson. Thanks Ross!
Casitas Helena is the perfect home away from home! Ross and his wife have created a beautiful and liveable space, full of small luxuries and thoughtful details, from the tiny perfect kitchen to the large garden space in back. They were the consummate hosts, always available and always friendly.
The Casitas is located just at the edge of the hip student area, filled with great shops and restaurants. It is the perfect location for anyone needing to be close to the University. The Epic Cafe was a favourite for great coffee and food, while Time Market has amazing sourdough bread, wood fired pizza, and a great selection of microbrew beers. And my 4-year-old son loved the playground just a 5 min walk down the road.
We had an amazing visit to Tucson... We are looking forward to our next visit to Casitas Helena!