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Doha, Qatar
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Despite the high prices, the rooms are certainly not fancy and generally quite tired and dark. At ground floor level, the hotel wing closest to the canyon becomes a major public thoroughfare since access to the toilets is unrestricted and this poses both security and noise problems - avoid having your room in this area. The restaurant is incredibly pretentious... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Perfect location for visiting the Grand Canyon. The hotel is old fashioned and dark in decor but staff are friendly and food in the restaurant good. This is the only place to stay if you wish to be close to the Canyon.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room at this hotel is very modern compare to the other lodges. It's a bit on the quaint side with claw-foot tubs and style of furniture. Rooms are clean, spacious. Floors are creaky - old building. Staff is very helpful!

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Brandon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We love historical places and were excited to finally fulfilling an item on our bucket list. Room wasn't fancy but very spacious with 2 queen beds. We rearranged a few items in order to accommodate our 3 large suitcases but no big deal. I will say that there is a lot of wasted space in the bathroom where more counter... More 

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Katy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at El Tovar last April as first time visitors to the Grand Canyon. It was a girls only trip ages 16, 24, and 38 so I was looking for a nice hotel were we could feel safe and comfortable since our plan included a hike start time before 6am and we did not know how dark/safe would be... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The room was okay - apart from the giant spider which frightened my wife when we arrived! The TV in our room was in a wardrobe which sort of popped out of the doors - it didn't work well at all because you couldn't see the TV from bed. Poor design. You cannot beat the views of the Grand Canyon,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you can get in, this is THE place to stay at the Grand Canyon. Because it's a popular place and not particularly large, it's very difficult to get a room, so plan ahead and book early. It sits steps from the canyon, and provides incredible views from the balconies and terraces. It's an old and historic hotel, so don't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Of course, location is spectacular, in the park and 25 meters away from the scenery of grand Canyon. The hotel is beautiful, old but beautiful. Very friendly staff at the reception. Free parking and free wifi. We had a bedroom with 2 queen size beds. The bedroom was larger than expected and very comfortable. Some people complained about the bedrooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We traveled to the Canyon by Grand Canyon RR. It was vary enjoyable and entertaining. Arriving at the canyon our bags were taken to our rooms and the check-in process was quick. We found the the hotel staff very friendly and ready to help with what ever we needed. The food was outstanding and timely. The location was as close... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

El Tovar is really wonderful in every way-- beautiful, rustic decor; charming rooms with comfortable beds and beautiful, sunny tiled baths; outstanding service from the hotel staff; and a pretty dining room with a great menu. The location is awesome-- literally perched on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. It took my breath away every day we were there.... More 

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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 - $456 (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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