Guest Book

  • 5/23/09 – “Mike, I told you that I would return someday. We love it here with you. It is always like old home week. Keep up the excellent work. We will be back” – Norm & Joyce – Tucson, AZ
  • 4/20/09 – “Best breakfast in a Bed and Breakfast I have had in decades of B & B ing” – Cal & Gloria – Phoenix, AZ
  • 4/3/09 – “Wonderful breakfasts, fine wine from local vineyards, fine brats from Local WalMart, great gift rock…Sitting under the open sky and seeing the wide open space, sunsets, hummingbirds and stars. What a wonderful place to relax and enjoy life..” – Angie – Unity, WI
  • 3/26/09 – “A beautiful home base for exploring some of the highlights of southeastern AZ from the Chiricahuas to Tombstone, from San Pedro house to Ramsey Canyon…We enjoyed our stay a lot..” – Kurt & Petra – Konstanz, Germany
  • 3/4/09 – “…The museum with all the history and stories were amazing! Not to mention the wonderful breakfasts that held you over all day…..” – Sinnan – Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
  • 2/18/09 – “Certainly a teasure! A beautiful B&B. Breakfast was delicious. Your home is a feast for the eyes. Artfully decorated. It was our pleasure to be your guests.” – Larry & Beverly – Washington, PA
  • 2/5/09 – “We were blown away by this treasure we were fortunate enough to choose. Who knew. What a wonderful place to show and share with our friends from Newfoundland.” – Claudia & Dave – Mesa, AZ
  • 1/3/09 – “Simply beautiful B&B and setting – it would take many times here to “see” everything. 51st wedding anniversary.” – Ed & Gerry – Rio Rancho, NM
  • 12/28/08 – “This is a most incredible B & B and the second breakfast was most extraordinary. We enjoyed your hospitality and the attention you gave to every detail.” – Mike & Mary – Cave Creek, AZ
  • 12/5/08 – “Thanks for an unusual and wonderful experience. You have created an exceptional B & B. Hope to come back soon!” – Birgitta & Beertil – Goteborg, Sweden
  • 11/13/08 – “Absolutely beautiful, peaceful and great hosts. Had a wonderful stay and hope to return again.” – Phil & Jeanne – Scottsdale, AZ
  • 10/30/08 – “What a great B & B – one of our favorites! Fabulous food – the best.” – Jan & Clay – Prescott, AZ
  • 10/26/08 – “Nothing but fabulous! Survived my 50th here. Barely..” – Sally – Stanley, ID
  • 9/21/08 – “Thanks for a great week! It was so nice being pampered all week! Tell “Sid Vicious – the hummingbird” good bye for us.” – Connie & Dominique – Dallas TX
  • 9/6/08 – “What a wonderful place to stay and explore. Cooler and greener than Phoenix so we’ll be back to enjoy more of southern Arizona. The cowboy room was fantastic too.” – Stan & Sandy – Phoenix, AZ
  • 8/21/08 – “A wonderful stay in a lovely location. Breakfasts to die for! We were made to feel very welcome and it was worth coming from England for.” – Philip and Carol, Worchester – England
  • 6/3/08 – “What a beautiful setting & atmosphere. We loved your patio view of the river trees, sunset, cool breeze and night sky. Thank you for scrumptious breakfasts and conversations.” – Mark & Linda – Prescott Valley, AZ
  • 5/22/08 – “Thanks for a great time. We will always remember he great atmosphere.” Thoralf & Kelly –Muan, Botswana and Dieter & Schlinda – Weilfels, Germany
  • 5/21/08 – “Like staying in a museum where you can sit on the furniture and have personal guides – FANTASTIC! Truly a pleasure – wish we could stay longer. Thank you for a wonderful memory.” – Michele – Crystal, Minnesota
  • 5/10/08 – “ Mike and Barb – You guys are awesome! Thanks for spoiling us. Beautiful place! – Doug and Shawnda – Cameron Park, California
  • 5/2/08 – “Thanks for your hospitality. Lovely b and b with so much to look at. A great base to visit the area.” – Jo & Tai – Dunmow, Essex, UK
  • 1/14/08 – “You have a goldmine here. We loved everything about it. Wonderful hosts, great food, and quiet peaceful sleeps. The conversation and getting to know new people was great. Would recommend a stay here to anyone.” John & Valerie – Pt Stanley, Ontario, Canada
  • 11/28/07 – “We enjoyed greatly this wonderful home and the excellent breakfast. Mike and Barb are perfect hosts. A special place to come back again.”- Hans & Monique – Zinide, Switzerland
  • 10/24/07 – “From Warsaw, Poland – via Switzerland, California (with stopover in PW camp in Germany 1944 – to this charming, eclectic, clean adobe with genial hosts Mike and Barb. Down By The River – Best place to stay near Tombstone.” – Jan & Joan – Pebble Beach, California
  • 12/29/06 – “2 days is not enough! Thanks for the tips for tours & dining and for your great hospitality.” – Paul & Joy – Mesa, Arizona
  • 6/12/07 – “One of the best I have ever stayed in. Great layout and fantastic people – Great food – 5 star” – Carroll & Brian – Memphis, Tennessee
  • 10/5/06 –“Unique and original accommodation. We were looked after by our hosts in a wonderful manner allowing us to greatly enjoy our stay. We will be very pleased to recommend your abode to our English friends and agent.” – Chris & Helen – Colchester UK Richard and Margaret – Bath, UK
  • 4/2/06 – “What an enjoyable stay in this beautiful, fresh home in peaceful country. Thanks to our thoughtful hosts, good cooks too.” – Rene & Louise – Quebec, Canada
  • 11/24/05 – “ Simply gorgeous! You’ve paid great attention to detail in this beautiful home. We loved it and felt so relaxed. Thank you for your hospitality.” – Emily & Mick – Nashville, Tennessee


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Newspaper Articles about Down By The River B and B

Kamloops This week - Kamloops, Brithish Columbia ,Canada May 16, 2013

Vancouver Sun - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada May 31, 2013

Thompson Citizen - Thompson, Manitoba, Canada June 7, 2013

Arizona Republic - Phoenix Arizona April 3, 2014

The Benson News Sun has published an article on Down By The River in their Nov 19 edition of the paper. We were named the Spotlight Business of the month by the Benson Chamber.