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Grand Canyon Railway

233 N Grand Canyon Blvd, Williams, AZ 86046-2563
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Historic train that takes a 65-mile trip from Williams to the Grand Canyon and offers great views of the Arizona high country.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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233 N Grand Canyon Blvd, Williams, AZ 86046-2563
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"polar express"
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"train robbery"
in 214 reviews
"north pole"
in 130 reviews
"dome car"
in 115 reviews
"wild west show"
in 111 reviews
"grand canyon"
in 413 reviews
"observation dome"
in 48 reviews
"luxury dome"
in 44 reviews
"taking the train"
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"train trip"
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"train attendant"
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"luxury parlor"
in 42 reviews
"pullman car"
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"cafe car"
in 51 reviews
"great trip"
in 123 reviews
"fun experience"
in 49 reviews
"a lot of fun"
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Reviewed yesterday

We were on a 5 day trip to Arizona and wanted to visit the Grand Canyon. We decided the train would be a fun way to get there with our 3 year old and we'd enjoy the views. Knowing we might never do this again...More

Thank Maytrix7
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Reviewed yesterday

Do not waste money on a view that does not exist. The only plus for the train is that you do not have to drive and park but that does not justify the price. Small children and train enthusiasts may be entertained but do not...More

Thank Sue L
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My 5-year-old breathes, dreams, lives, and loves everything trains, this was heaven for him! The shops and the facilities in the depot are great! People in the shops are great! The Wild West show before boarding the train was a great distraction that created the...More

Thank malax1925
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Outstanding care for guests. Great location. Julie, the manager, is running a great team of hospitality professionals.

Thank Ronald C
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Took our 7-year old grandson on the Grand Canyon Railway trip from Williams to the Grand Canyon. Booked a room at the Bright Angel Lodge for 1 night and took the train back the next day so we had more time at the Grand Canyon....More

Thank 827gailz65
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

They ran out of food many of times plus plates. The wait staff is lacking but during our time there we did have one wonderful waiteress by the name of Jackie. She was awesome. Contacted the manager of the restaurant but she never replied back

1  Thank rex_mcn
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We booked a train ride, an afternoon bus tour, sunset tour & morning tour as part of our stay at the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel. DID NOT disappoint! Our train ride hostesses were amazing, so friendly with the kids & outgoing with the adults. The...More

2  Thank zleos377
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Rode in on the Pullman rode out on the observation dome. Staff very kind and engaging. You get a little time at the canyon like 3 hours or so. Overall a good experience.

Thank Alicia M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A bit pricy but worth it for not worrying about entering and parking. Entertaining trip. Comfortable trip.

Thank KeithCera
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great way to tour the grand canyon. We booked a tour that included the train ride, bus tour and a lunch. I'm so glad we had included lunch in our package. We didn't have to decide where to eat and we didn't...More

Thank Tina W
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Adam B
June 14, 2018|
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Response from Angela K | Reviewed this property |
The train ticket covers your park entry fee.
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grmalucas
June 9, 2018|
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Response from Jet7777 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know about the closest, but we flew into Phoenix Airport and rented a car and drove to Sedona because that' where we were vacationing. The drive from Sedona to Williams was approximately 90 minutes.
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boschertmama
June 7, 2018|
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Response from dhalephx | Reviewed this property |
The Grand Canyon railroad hotel does all of the luggage transfers for you
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