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El Tovar Hotel

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Apache Street and Center Road, South Rim; PO Box 699 10 Albright Street, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We just spent three wonderful days at this charming lodge. The only reminder that it was 105 years old was the size of the room. It was cozy. Our room was recently remodeled and was decorated quite tastefully. We never heard our neighbors. The mattresses and pillows were very comfortable. The only problem we had was with our room keys,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lunch in the El Tovar dining room! Great way to end a visit to the Grand Canyon! Lunch was elegantly served in the dining room with views of the Canyon...(I would ask for a table by a window). The blazing fire in the fireplace added a special ambience! Lunch prices very reasonable for the atmosphere and excellent service! Picture is... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited for 2 nights, and had a total of 8 keys for the room as they would never work. We were on floor 3 and that entailed a lot of walking up & down stairs, repeating the same thing to the reception staff- " doesn't work". On the morning of 24 April we went to watch the sunrise at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked this for it's location on the rim not realising there are other places right next door with the same location. The room was nice however: The chairs in the room were very uncomfortable. The bathroom has no shelves or tables to put your toiletries on so we had to put them on the floor There is no elevator... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My son booked my accommodation and when I arrived I found I had the best suite in the hotel rated no 1 at the rim of the Grand Canyon. I am a solo traveller, and even though I rattled around in my accommodation, I was happy with the rooms...I loved the period furniture and the paintings and old photographs on... More 

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Menlo Park, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed two nights at the El Tovar during our recent trip to the Grand Canyon. As expected, we were delighted with the location, right on the rim of the canyon, which made seeing the canyon so easy that after just a couple of days you became used to being near one of the most incredible views in the world.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our family of four stayed in a nice room - not huge, but remember when this historic hotel was built. While it lacks the modern amenities of a newly built boutique hotel, it makes up for it in its rustic charm and incredible location. The complimentary coffee on the 2nd floor was a nice touch, especially if you plan to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First, the pros: ok, so it's nice to stay in an historic place, which is right on the rim of GC. Lobby ambience is nice, dining room lovely. Since parking is such a nightmare, you've got to stay in the park. Food is really great & we think the prices are very reasonable for the quality & service, especially breakfast... More 

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West Barnstable, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently spent three nights at El Tovar with our 12 year old daughter. The hotel, its location, and the whole experience far exceeded our expectations. After reading some reviews about the hotel being 'worn' and rooms being small, we were pleasantly surprised by both the quality of the hotel and it's ambience. Our room was spacious, clean and the... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I recently spent 2 nights at the El Tovar; I'd read about it being THE place to stay and we weren't disappointed. The attentive staff and the old-fashioned, traditional air gave this hotel a quality that is hard to find these days. It was wonderful to be served breakfast and dinner in the dining room with a... More 

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