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Sacred Canyon Lodge

3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Highway 191, Rural route 7, Chinle, AZ 86503
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the name is fascinating . so don't judge by that. it's a huge motel . rooms are ok . no scenery around . the funny part is when i booked it showed only three rooms available , but when we reached there 80% of the motel was empty. The restaurant is also different. Its a like a school cafeteria. Food... More

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Danbury, Ct.
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52 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a motel style operation just inside the entrance to Canyon de Chelly Park. This are no views or scenery near the lodge. It is just a convenient stop over for park visitors. Our room was large and clean, but with some maintenance problems. There was a TV in the room, but there was no Wi-Fi available. The only... More

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13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After driving through the somewhat run-down town of Chinle, it was a breath of fresh air to book into this modest but comfortable and tranquil lodge, immediately abutting the main road that runs along Canyon de Chelly. The fact that it is Navajo owned and run adds an extra feeling of authenticity. Make sure you read the notes by the... More

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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our room was very large and included a sitting area, which was nice, and it was clean and comfortable. The food at the cafeteria was good, with some interesting Navajo dishes. A very peaceful location that was convenient to all activities in and around the park.

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Northville, Michigan
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6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We chose this accommodation because it's actually in the park, although the nearby Holiday Inn is also conveniently located. It is an historic building, and quite adequate for our needs though even with the change of name (used to be Thunderbird Lodge I think) it could do with a facelift. We had breakfast in the restaurant, which was o.k. The... More

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Tullahoma, Tennessee
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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this lodge during our visit to Canyon de Chelly. It is the only lodging available inside the park and we found it to be quite comfortable and clean. We did not experience the water temperature variation that the shower sign indicated. The adjoining Thunderbird cafeteria serves 3 meals a day and we also found... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We really enjoyed this accommodation as was different from other run of the mill hotel/motels. We found the staff really helpful particularly when we had booked 3 nights and decided to move on after the second night as it was raining and were happily reimbursed with our third nights charge. The accommodation we found to be very comfortable, warm and... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This hotel is in Canyon de Chelly. The staff was very friendly. The room was spacious and clean. The bed was comfortable. The WIFI worked well, but no reception for my AT&T cellphone. There is a sign in the shower warning that the water goes from hot to cold and back again and it really did happen. There is no... More

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Woodstock, Georgia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The location is great, inside the park but the owner has neglected this property. We stayed two nights and our room was unattended, no maid service. The bath/tub faucets were loose in the wall and the top edge of the shower had a years' worth of dirt on it, disgusting. The Manager allowed an unchaperoned group of loud teenagers, about... More

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The lodge has several different constructions some of which may be more modern than the King room that we occupied in the center of the facility. There were several difficulties with our lodging. The A/C was not working so we removed the filter which was thoroughly clogged and when it was cleared, got OK air. The door to our cabin... More

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Address: Highway 191, Rural route 7, Chinle, AZ 86503
Location: United States > Arizona > Chinle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Sacred Canyon Lodge 3*
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Also Known As:
Thunderbird Hotel Chinle
Thunderbird Lodge Grand Canyon

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