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Canyon Rim, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for one night and we looked on to a road, had a lot of noise from above and also a terrible whirring noise from ?? a generator all night. Also no kettle and when we asked were told a blunt 'no'....only hotel on a 3 week road trip who responded in this way! Maybe worth paying and staying if... More

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Oklahoma City, OK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very comfortable hotel on the canyon rim and next to El Tovar for great meals. This is a basic room newly redecorated but highly recommended for its great location. Our room did not have a view but 100 feet took us to the Canyon edge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice hotel - perfect location. Had a fabulous meal at El Tovar next hotel along. So dark when walking back - can't believe where you are. Nice breakfast at Bright Angel Lodge. Watched the sunrise and convenient to just walk a short while from hotel to the South Rim

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154 reviews 154 reviews
52 hotel reviews
255 helpful votes 255 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed two nights at Thunderbird Lodge. Expected worse given the reviews, but found a real gem of a lodge. We had a driveway view on the first floor - which is really no big deal, given you are 50 yards from the rim edge and can just walk out the lodge hallway. Arrived mid-day from Phoenix which was perfect timing... More

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Toronto, Canada
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24 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WE stayed two nights at the Thunderbird Lodge, and it was a great hotel for our family. There were seven of us, and we had adjacent second floor rooms. We had to check in at the adjacent Bright Angel Lodge. By the time we looped back to the Thunderbird, there wasn't much parking left, so we parked near the restaurant.... More

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights and felt really relaxed in the hotel room. It was really comfortable and quality - I especially liked the view from the room and enjoyed the lovely coffees provided in plentiful supply with the pod coffee maker. The hotel is true to its roots but maintains a high standard, making this feel luxurious -... More

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London, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was at the back of the lodge and didn't have a special view but it was comfortable and clean if a little dull inside but in keeping with the locality.The location is fantastic; its really worth staying in the Park to be able to spend time watching the colours of the rocks change with the sunlight . We... More

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San Diego, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for a night and I highly recommend it to anyone coming to grand canyon. It is inside the park (on the rim) and what is better to see the rim outside your window when in the room. The surroundings are quiet in the night and its lovely. We dined at the bright angel restaurant and el tovar... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed two nights and wouldn’t do it any other way. Just walk out of your room and in a few feet you’re standing on the rim on the canyon! Perfect for those early morning sunrise photos. We ate at two of the Bright Angel restaurants, conveniently right next door, and enjoyed our morning coffee at the coffee shop which... More

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a partial Canyon View room and had a great view. The room was clean and comfortable. The best part was sleeping with the windows open which allowed a spectacular breeze from the canyon that put us right to sleep. Great place!

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Address: Canyon Rim, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
Location: United States > Arizona > Grand Canyon National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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