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Mesa, Arizona
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19 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

went in because it was a rainy cold day and we needed to dry out me wife liked the coffee my iced tea was not very good the menu is a bit different than we like my wife had the French onion soup and I had a slice of apple pie

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Providence, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love historic and old but the El Tovar is in need of some freshening up. Hotel lobby, bar and dining room all provide that great historic early 1900’s vibe. We stayed in a deluxe room with king bed on the 2nd floor. The room was fine with the exception of everything else at the El Tovar that is needs... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been lucky enough to stay here twice, first time we got the El Tovar suite and last time the Fred Harvey suite. These rooms were definitely more than what we normally pay for lodging, but you only live once right? The place feels "historic" when you walk into the lobby and the floors creak when you walk around.... More 

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Dallas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I came here so we'd have a place to stay actually at the Canyon instead of just nearby. Almost every other place was booked up except the El Tovar. It has definite character and a rustic appeal that didn't seem to be present at the other park hotels. And, despite the hotel's age, the rooms are fairly... More 

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Monroe, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the El Tovar for a few days at the end of July. IT WAS AMAZING! Every morning around 6:00 AM I stepped out the front door and was at the rim of the Grand Canyon. At that time, very few people are out and you feel like you have the Grand Canyon all to yourself! Yes, the... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having failed to secure a booking at the hotel, we eat dinner at El Tovar during our visit to the Grand Canyon. Booked a table for 4.30 pm to ensure a window seat and the sunset view. Although this is across a terrace, garden and the south rim trail, it is still special. Being Labor day, the area was very... More 

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St. Pete Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked at El Tovar last November because this hotel books up far in advance. It is old...opened in 1905...so it is interesting from a historical standpoint . The hotel itself needs major renovations and apparently that will be happening in the next three months. We had a deluxe room which meant it was large but the furniture and amenities... More 

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Chicago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I booked our room at El Tovar well in advance of our stay. Two other families traveled with us and booked much later. The Good: Wow, you can not beat the location! Right on the South Rim, we have some amazing pictures, were able to bus to scenic stops (Powell's Peak!). Room was small but adequate. On... More 

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2 Thank Konakate
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location of El Tovar is great - you can see the Grand Canyon from the patio and it was really convenient to stay in the park. I also loved staying in such a historic hotel. The only negative was the air conditioning unit. It was so loud that it woke me up every single time it came on. The... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There aren't many choices around here, but this appears to be the best. Tiny, antiquated rooms. Usually booked well in advance. Location is great for walking around the Grand Canyon area. Staff was helpful and friendly.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about El Tovar Hotel

Address: Apache Street and Center Road, South Rim, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
Location: United States > Arizona > Grand Canyon National Park
Price Range: $212 - $442 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Tovar Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 78
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Also Known As:
El Tovar Hotel Grand Canyon
El Tovar Grand Canyon
Hotel El Tovar
El Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon El Tovar
El Tovar Lodge
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