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Phantom Ranch

2.0 of 5 North Kaibab Trail, South Rim, bottom of Grand Canyon, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    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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Lexington, Massachusetts, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars NEW

We stayed TWO nights, had a cabin for four, and loved every minute. Upon walking in after our hike, you feel like you entered an oasis. First stop, the canteen, for air conditioning and some liquid. And some more liquid. The food is great, with two sittings times for both breakfast and dinner. We took late breakfast our first morning,... More 

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Glad you could get to Phantom and enjoyed it, one of the great places on earth! Thank you for sharing your experience. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a bare bones but really good experience. Pretty fascinating to think that it hasn't really changed since it was built. Certainly at least a once in a lifetime experience, do it if you can! We were lucky and had a cabin with a bathroom in, def. do that if you can.

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147 reviews 147 reviews
24 hotel reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for one night. Everything was clean and functional. As it was cold we were very happy the heating was effective. The history of the place is very interesting. The food was excellent and there was plenty for everyone. We had lots of people eat even if they were campers along the way which I thought was a... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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116 reviews 116 reviews
26 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great time we had at the ranch for two nights. The trip down South Kaibab was beautiful, the ranch (cabin) was very accommodating and comfortable. There are plenty of benches and some picnic tables outside the cabins for socializing. The dinners were very filling, the food kept coming if you asked for more. It seemed the breakfast and... More 

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Finger Lakes Wine Country, New York
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I had tried previously four times, each time calling Xanterra on the first day of the month thirteen months prior to our visit, before we were successful in making a reservation. We were in the bunkhouses. There are four of them, two male and two female, each sleeps ten. Sheets blankets and towels are provided. There is one large hook... More 

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Phila, PA
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

It is true what they say about persistent calling. After several calls I was able to get reservations in the dorms for man and woman and after several more calls I was able to get dinner- stew. We stayed the day after Thanksgiving and I heard that if I was even more persistent I may have been able to get... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The entire adventure exceeded our expectations. From the spectacular scenery, the North Rim lodge, the 4 hour shuttle and the wonderful Phantom Ranch dinner and lodging ... it was a 10 out of 10. We've hiked all over the world, and I would definitely consider the Grand Canyon and Phantom Ranch worthy of your vacation time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Hiked the Grand Canyon Rim to Rim (north to south) in September. We're old (sixties) so spread it out over 3 days....unlike the manic folk who do the 24 miles in one day. So our middle day was spent exploring the canyon floor and hiking up some side trails. Got the full Phantom Ranch experience: One night in a cabin... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I'll get the important stuff out first. Phantom Ranch is a great way to spend a night in the canyon. I generally would prefer to camp, but our travel schedule kept us from being able to bring our gear and this was a great alternative. Unseasonably cold temperatures occurred during our trip, but the canteen and bunk rooms were very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We (3 of us - Mum, Dad & 15 year old son) hiked down here on Christamas Eve, spent two nights in a cabin and hiked back out on Boxing Day. It was one of the most magical Christmases I have ever had. A beautiful setting with a friendly atmosphere. The time we spent at Phantom Ranch was mixed with... More 

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Address: North Kaibab Trail, South Rim, bottom of Grand Canyon, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
Location: United States > Arizona > Grand Canyon National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Phantom Ranch 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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Also Known As:
Phantom Ranch Hotel Grand Canyon National Park
Phantom Ranch Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon Phantom Ranch

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