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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent two nights at the Thunderbird Lodge on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon and loved it! I was expecting rustic but our room was lovely and had been totally renovated. The beds were very comfortable and our room was just a short walk to the rim of the Canyon. Since we were next door to the El... More 

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Indiana
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a canyon view room and the lodge is right next to El Tovar so super convenient to watch sunset, have dinner at El Tovar and walk back to our room. Parking in the park is very difficult so this worked out great for us in the evenings. Enjoyed watching sunsets and sunrises right where we are staying. The... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the Sequoia Park as one of the "must dos" on the trip. Unfortunately, I developed kidney stones and we arrived straight from the ER. As you can imagine, I spent most of the time we had on the bed, which was large and very comfy. The room was enormous, more than spacious enough for ourselves and two teenage... More 

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved being able to sit on our beds and look at the canyon. The rooms were nice, clean, and comfortable. The location is what makes this hotel so wonderful. It was great to walk out of the hotel and walk straight to the trails. It is close to the shuttle area too. My only complaint is that parking is... More 

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Victoria, TX
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Thunderbird has been around a long time right on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. It's a place to rest your head, hang your clothes and have a shower. Not a 5 star hotel but comfortable and right on the rim of the Canyon. How can you go wrong?

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Hamilton, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like the Kacina next door, this hotel is right on the rim, and half of the rooms have canyon views. The location is great, as so many people leave for the night, and you have early mornings, and evenings with less people around. Great for sunrise and sunset lovers.

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Philadelphia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A simple room- 2 beds, bathroom and tv. You are not at the Grand Canyon to sit in the room. You have to walk over to Angel Lodge to check in. There are plenty of food choices within walking distance. The National Park Service Blue Line Shuttle is a short walk.

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've stayed at each of the lodges along the South Rim now. Thunderbird has been renovated and is a quiet, clean, and comfortable place that is very close to the rim of Grand Canyon. Its location is convenient to everything along the South Rim. The only drawback is parking, BUT patience pays off. We ate at Bright Angel's restaurant for... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel has fantastic location. Sadly we had no view. Room was fine, all though the hallway looked a bit dingy. Just at the rim in yosemite, so you'd be able to see sunrise and sundown over the canyon with a two min walk.

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florida
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99 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Pros..incredible views, clean and nicely decorated rooms. Great staff. Very convenient to be on-site. Worth the money. Cons..extremely LIMITED parking, Check In is next door at Bright Angel, no dining on this property. Rooms had a slight odor. The parking is the biggest problem. You have to fight for a spot. When we asked at check-in, the staff was very... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about Thunderbird Lodge

Address: Canyon Rim, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
Location: United States > Arizona > Grand Canyon National Park
Price Range: $217 - $345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Thunderbird Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 55
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