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4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Apache Street and Center Road, South Rim; PO Box 699 10 Albright Street, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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  • Value
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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Overpriced-YES! Outdated, small rooms, YES, but the location in absolutely fantastic. In the center of the park, unbelievable sunsets and rockers to just sit back and relax in after a day of hiking. The lobby is truly and old style lodge and has a warm feel. The staff was extremely nice so all the other stuff goes out the window.... More

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Ashburn, Virginia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
14 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is very close to the Grand Canyon. Check in went very well and staff were friendly. We stayed in the Bellboys Suite which was very clean. The atmosphere was not what we expected for a hotel but it was still very nice. The food at the restaurant was very good but it can get very busy so be... More

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montreal
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

overall was a nice hotel, when we arriived saturday afternoon, it took us about 25 minutes to find parking due to you share parking with people who come to walk on the trails. the views from the hotel are amazing, we atew in the dining room food was very good but abit pricy. overall i would stay here again if... More

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Auckland
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7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the most expensive hotels on our trip, the El Tovar lived up to its reputation. It was a great place to stay, and the location is the absolute best for the Canyon. The staff were all attentive and there is obviously a high service standard in place. We loved the charming room we stayed in. The beds were... More

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York, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If this hotel was anywhere else in the world you would give it a star. The rooms are small and worn . The dinning room is atmospheric but the food is average ( inc breakfast). However it has the best view in the world only 100 uses from the front door... Location , location, location.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Everyone incredibly friendly with excellent service. The view lived up to my expectations ....fantastic, with lots of walks directly from rear of hotel. Early am...you have a much better experience before the park becomes crowded with tour buses. Advise everyone to either stay in park or in lodgings just outside the gates. Get up early and enjoy the views almost... More

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Marquette, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stepping into the lobby of the El Tovar you are immediately struck by the feeling of how special it is. While the guest rooms have been upgraded to today's standards, the public spaces in the hotel appear to have changed little from the time when travelers on the Santa Fa RR visited. They obviously work very hard at keeping everything... More

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Waterloo, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very conveniently located. An historic hotel, so that's part of the charm. I liked some of the wall painting in the hallway. The lady who checked us in was very pleasant and seemed competent. Our room was not particularly clean - there were hairs on the desk and in the bathroom, some of which never did go away during our... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I took a trip to Arizona this month to celebrate our 5yr anniversary. We have never been there, so we decided to visit Sedona, the Grand Canyon, and Scottsdale. We drove up to the GC on our 2nd day and stayed for one night. The El Tovar was my top choice from reading reviews and because of... More

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Phoenix, AZ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You cannot go wrong eating at a restaurant in the Grand Canyon. This is the second time we have had lunch at El Tovar and thoroughly enjoyed it, although expect to pay upward of $50 for lunch. The service is prompt, friendly and knowledgeable. Mark and Mike were exceptional as our servers. Nice to see that they have comment cards... More

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  • South rim(35)
  • Dining room(34)
  • Very good(12)
  • Second floor(10)
  • Next morning(3)
  • Zane Grey Suite(3)
  • First nights(3)
  • Flat screen TV(3)
  • Hopi House(3)

Additional Information about El Tovar Hotel

Address: Apache Street and Center Road, South Rim; PO Box 699 10 Albright Street, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
Location: United States > Arizona > Grand Canyon National Park
Amenities:
Free Parking Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Grand Canyon National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — El Tovar Hotel 4.5*
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Also Known As:
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