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Phantom Ranch

North Kaibab Trail, South Rim, bottom of Grand Canyon, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Enumclaw, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wa so glad we had a night there! Saves on having to carry everything down the canyon. We were so tired and happy just to be there and not having to set up a campsite. It's pretty "rustic" in my opinion and reminded me of younger days at summer camp. Try to reserve early!! We were not able to... More 

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Ontario's Near North, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had come down the South Kaibab Trail, gone through the tunnel, crossed Black Bridge to the north side of the Colorado River, passed Bright Angel Campground and the Ranger Station, and arrived at the Phantom Ranch canteen at the north end of the compound, about ¾ mile from the river and about ½ mile from the campground. The park... More 

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Indiana
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62 reviews 62 reviews
14 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't express how thankful I felt when we arrived tired at Phantom Ranch. We were camping for two nights at the Indian Gardens campground and hiked down to Phantom Ranch for the day. We did not stay the night here and we also didn't order any of the larger meals but we were so happy to get ice cold... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This review is specific to the reservation process, not the very kind gentleman I spoke with on the phone, nor the experience of staying there itself. I can appreciate that this is a high demand reservation, however the reservation process needs to be revised. Once a month, you devote an hour or more to hitting redial and hearing either the... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend and I stayed at Phantom Ranch for two days in February 2015. Despite snow at the South Rim, it was comparatively warm at the bottom, and I found I was warm with a normal jacket and a rain guard. Though we would have preferred a cabin, availability at the time of our booking made it so we stayed... More 

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Cambria, California
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4 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did the mule trip down and spent one night at Phantom. I had one of the cabins, it could sleep 4, has power, A/C and heater, a little bathroom and a beautiful view. The food was great and they have a vegetarian dinner option. The whole place is very welcoming and well run. The staff Rocks, they are awesome. You... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
25 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed one night in the dorm. The location is beyond wonderful. But the physical plant is run down, and needs a refresh. Staff is nice and helpful (nothing like coffee available at 3:00 am for an early start). Meals are ample and served spot-on time. Challenge can be fellow guests, but that's not the lodge's fault. Get to the... More 

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Rolling Meadows, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Beautiful Haven after a hike down South Kaibab trail. Awesome views of the canyon from the trail and very welcome site of the black bridge. A cold beer, shower and hot meal. It's all good. We stayed 2 nights in the dorms and were able to meet new and interesting people. Everyone settles in early so things get pretty peaceful... More 

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Pasadena, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We stayed for 1 night in the dormitory after hiking down from the top that day. It's a beautiful setting and they are exceptionally organized there. The dorms were as clean as they could be with people coming in with hiking boots all day. There's a toilet, shower and sink in the dorm. Most people were asleep by 9.30pm but... More 

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New Orleans, LA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Comfort at the bottom of the canyon. After riding the mules down, it was a welcome reward to arrive in Phantom Ranch, and grab a beer in the canteen before dinner. The cabins were comfy, private, and warm. We were in bed at 8 pm after having enjoyed a filling steak dinner with all the trimmings. We were ready for... More 

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