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La Casa Catalina - Studio in Historic Tucson


La Casa Catalina - Studio in Historic Tucson

2 guests
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bed
1 bath
Sparkling clean12 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great location94% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience94% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

El Nido (The Nest) is an airy and open upstairs studio apartment, and is newly renovated and decorated with vintage midcentury furniture, but with an eclectic Tucson twist. Centrally located in the Sam Hughes neighborhood, a registered national historic district, the studio is part of a charming 1930's Spanish compound - La Casa Catalina.
If this apartment is booked on your dates, check out the downstairs apartment, The Cozy Casita -


Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 queen bed

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in time is 3PM - 7PM
Check out by 11AM


28 Reviews

Frank User Profile
May 2018
Great everything was perfect
Chip User Profile
April 2018
Great stay. As usual. Our third stay with Katherine; so we recommend her place to all. 👌👌👌
Jennifer And David User Profile
Jennifer And David
March 2018
This is a great spot in one of the most charming neighborhoods in Tucson. The cottage was darling and I am in awe of host Katherine's creative touches. The weather was perfect, the air fragrant and happy birds were a (Hidden by Airbnb) . We loved walking the neighborhood and …
Leta User Profile
March 2018
Great neighborhood, very quiet, and very comfortable accommodations.
Katherine User Profile
March 2018
Beautiful decor and pleasant accomodation with all amenities. Katherine added many travel brochures for dining,sight seeing etc. Very lovely week in Catalina!
Dave User Profile
March 2018
Katherine was a wonderful host. We stayed in the upper apartment, and found it just as described. The decorating is stylish, it was spotlessly clean, and has a comfortable bed. The kitchen space is small, but all appliances work well. The Sam Hughes neighborhood is an interesti…
Elizabeth User Profile
February 2018
This was our second stay at Katherine’s and we really love it here. It is safe, comfortable, perfectly located in midtown and next to park, tastefully decorated and a wonderful host. Tucson is really fun with so much to do. We loved the gem shows( of course) , Loft Cinema( reall…
Katherine User Profile
Response from Katherine:
It is good to know you had a great time in Tucson!
February 2018

Hosted by Katherine

Tucson, Arizona, United StatesJoined in May 2014
Katherine User Profile
53 Reviews
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Katherine is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I'm a third generation Tucsonan who has come back home to rediscover the glories of the Sonoran Desert, Tucson and my heritage. I am an interior designer and wannabe artist, lover of beauty in all forms, and a foodie.
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