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Loved the atmosphere

We recently popped into Hermits Rest for a well deserved coffee and were very impressed by the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Horsham, United Kingdom
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Love the location!

The road had been closed when we first drove by and when we saw it was open we decided to drive up... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Princeton, Minnesota
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We recently popped into Hermits Rest for a well deserved coffee and were very impressed by the lovely little shop. Craig is a real gem, and the hot chocolate was perfect. There is a lovely assortment of jewellery, books and postcards. The roaring fire makes...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The road had been closed when we first drove by and when we saw it was open we decided to drive up. The overlooks are spectacular! We saw Elk and javelinas! The building has so much charm and the fireplace is spectacular! One of my...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kimraem
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very cool hamlet with a snack bar “during tourist season” and nice gift shop. Incredible views with a very nice paved trail to several connecting points. Busses are very frequent along this route so fell free to hike. the paved trail leads to each point...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lmarietaylor
Reviewed November 4, 2018

After hiking all our "must do" trails we took the shuttle to Hermits Rest. It's okay, nothing special. Even the views were not as good as other parts of the park. They have a snack bar which was very busy. It's only worth visiting if...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ttiottn1
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Hermit's Rest is at the far end of the westernmost shuttle bus route. It is a gift shop, snack bar, and a trail head to a trail that goes down into the canyon. It's a nice shady respite with toilets. I enjoyed the gift shop...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Terri P
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Certainly a good place to stop and check out the views. We waited for sunset here one evening. It was pretty but I found that Hopi Point offered a better sunset view. I like that it's a large place and it's easy to find a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Illinifan1980
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Last of the walk end of the trail here is a great visitor area with gifts and very nice workers there is an area to grab a sandwich or something to drink also has a refill water bottle area with rest rooms. From here the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cris D
Reviewed October 23, 2018

This is the last stop on the shuttle bus route at the west end of the park. The views are quite nice, there's a good sized restroom with composting toilets, and a place to refill water bottles. We arrived in mid afternoon thinking we would...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank ZipZoo
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Until November you can only get here by shuttle. The shuttles are fairly regular, but they can and do get so full that you may have two or more pass you by as there is no room. You can get some great views of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank phil52_10
Reviewed October 16, 2018

To Get to the Hermits Rest we used the Grand Canyon Shuttle service. We thought our visit to the Canyon after Labor Day would mean smaller crowds but such was not the case. We arrived at the Shuttle stop only to get into a long...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from Lennoxzenon | Reviewed this property |
yes, it would be a good idea. The shuttle going back takes about 45 mins because the route has more stops on the way back. There are a lot of vista points along the way. You will have a good look at the Colorado River... More