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11 Yavapai Lodge Road, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 06/30/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 06/30/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#3 of 3 hotels in Grand Canyon National Park
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At Yavapai Lodge, natural beauty meets the magic of convenience. Just about a mile walk from the canyon's South Rim and steps from the general store, bank and post office, Yavapai Lodge occupies a prime location in the Park. Of course, it's more than just the perfect place to start your adventure. Hospitality comes first at Yavapai Lodge, which is family-friendly, bike-friendly and pet-friendly. The lobby area has an array of books and board games for you to enjoy during your stay.
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Free parking
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Free internet
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Bar / lounge
Shuttle bus service
Convenience store
Gift shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
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Non-smoking rooms
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DH wrote a review Oct 16
Fort Worth, Texas1 contribution
We could not have had a more pleasant stay! The service was exceptional, from the front desk to the restaurant. The rooms are clean, comfortable, quiet, and truly capture the “essence” of the Grand Canyon. I would like to especially commend the front desk Manager, Catt, who took exceptional care of our large group. She is competent, caring, professional, and was a pleasure to work with. She went above and beyond to help us work through what could have been a bad situation to ensure we had a pleasant and memorable stay. There were 14 people in our group. We will all definitely choose Yavapi Lodge when we next return to the GC.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Ronald R wrote a review Oct 9
12 contributions4 helpful votes
This is more like a dirty one star hotel than a lodge in a national park should be. The rooms are tired, dark and beat up. While the bed was comfortable the bedding was terrible. The sheets weren't fitted and constantly came off of the bed. The staff was neither friendly or helpful. The dining room was closed which left the outdoor tavern for dining. You had to wait in line to order food and drinks, which sometimes exceeded 45 minutes for marginal food. On the plus side the outdoor seating was great with heat lamps and a big outdoor fireplace Strangely the employees working at the tavern were friendly and helpful. The location of Yavapai is great, less than a half mile walk to the Rim Trail. If we were to return I would either pay the extra money to stay at El Tovar or stay just south of the park in Tuscayan
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Jan wrote a review Oct 7
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After reading other reviews I was apprehensive about staying at Yavapai Lodge. It turned out to be a very welcoming lodge and our room was nice. Comfortable beds and pillows, good tv, nice fridge, clean. The bathroom could stand some updating; however, it was clean and had a good shower with nice hot water. The lodge is close to the the Blue Bus East and Blue Bus West shuttles. It took about 5 minutes after catching the 6 am bus to get to Mathers Point for sunrise. There is also a path near Chase Bank that leads to the south rim. We saw several elk there. There is wifi in the lodge, not in the room. The food in the tavern is tasty and the burgers are huge. The two of us could have shared one and been very full. The lines do tend to be long. The grocery nearby is well stocked and a good spot to pick up fixings for a lunch or breakfast. The lodge staff was friendly and helpful. Because the lodge is a short bus ride from Grand Canyon Village, it is quiet and more restful. I would stay there again.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Richard G wrote a review Oct 6
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Don’t waste your time. It’s a miserable cheap motel too far from the canyon to be worth while. It’s old and dirty. Better off staying few miles out and driving - you have to drive anyways. Restaurant is gross and dirty. We arrived at 7:30 pm and nowhere close to our yucky room to park. Awful.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Jmjohnson246 wrote a review Oct 4
Mitchell, South Dakota23 contributions3 helpful votes
The very good: beds and pillows are comfortable and the food the restaurant is reasonable and delicious. We shared the elk melt for lunch and it was yummy. Later we went to watch some Monday night football and had the nachos and they were loaded and delicious. There is also a grocery store on property that has liquor. Rooms are outdated and case goods and carpet are old and worn. View of the canyon within walking distance and are gorgeous. The not so good: obviously lacking staff as check in is at 3:00 and we didn’t get into our room until around 5:00. No internet connection in the rooms. Lines are long to get the food and drinks in the tavern, I counted 50 deep at one time but they did have 3 order stations. For some reason they weren’t taking reservations at the main restaurant. Again lack of staff I assume.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
$139 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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yavapai hotel grand canyon national park, yavapai lodge grand canyon
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United StatesArizonaGrand Canyon National Park
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Yavapai Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Yavapai Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Grand Canyon South Rim (0.6 miles), South Kaibab Trail (2.2 miles), and Rim Trail (0.8 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Yavapai Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Yavapai Lodge?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Yavapai Lodge?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Yavapai Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Yavapai Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Phantom Ranch, Bright Angel Bicycles and Cafe, and El Tovar Lodge Dining Room.
Are there any historical sites close to Yavapai Lodge?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Hermit's Rest (2.9 miles), Grand Canyon Railway Depot (1.0 miles), and Trans-Canyon Telephone Line, Grand Canyon National Park (0.9 miles).
Is Yavapai Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.