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Williams Depot

Williams, AZ
+1 800-843-8724
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This train station, built in 1908, is the boarding point of the Grand Canyon Railway.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift shop” (66 reviews)
“grand canyon” (121 reviews)
Williams, AZ
+1 800-843-8724
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

The Williams Depot is the actual depot used when the train began running to the Grand Canyon in 1901. If you love history and trains, take a slow stroll around. Grab a coffee and imagine the people arriving at the Fred Harvey Hotel attached to...More

1  Thank aline782017
Reviewed 16 March 2017

If you like The best view take Dom car section, it's heigh from the roof also glass top of your had. Train doesn't go faster but entertaining is good, don't scare from cowboys with guns they just artist.

Thank Karo K
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The Grand Depot sells many of the items found in the Grand Canyon stores. Buy them here, that way you aren't having to carry them all over the Grand Canyon. Many items for children, games, etc. Prices are pretty much the same, also. The employees...More

1  Thank Lucky0420
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We picked our tickets up here and they took their time and explained everything. Very nice and reasonably priced gift shop. Is remodeled but still has lot of old depot charm.

Thank James99946
Reviewed 11 March 2017

this is the area you will pick up your train that goes to the grand canyon south rim. There is also a restaurant, and a very nice gift shop.Has all kinds of things,even picked up some prickly pear lemonade that is pretty tasty! Staff is...More

Thank sanitationgirl2000
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

History abounds in and around the Depot. Great gift shop and friendly staff. The restrooms were easy to access which was a plus for our mom. It was an easy walk from the Depot to the beautiful lobby of the Grand Railroad Hotel. Walking in...More

Thank Diana R
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Been going on the Grand Canyon Railway from the early 1990's until now every few years, you used to get a AAA package from $210 for a Rails to the Rim, which included two nights at the Frey Marcos Hotel, roundtrip train ride to the...More

Thank UtahDaytripper
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Williams is a cute quiet town supporting the Grand Canyon Railway. Williams Depot is quite nicely set out with many things to purchase as momentous of your visit to Arizona and the Grand Canyon Check in was easy but make sure that you have all...More

Thank B3166EFjohnp
Reviewed 21 February 2017

My boyfriend is REALLY into trains so this was an awesome little gem we found to be able to see one so close. It was an awesome little bit of history we both appreciated.

Thank Ashley H
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great fun on the train ride from Williams to the Grand Canyon. All inclusive hotel, food, and train tickets. Great time, good fun.

Thank RMonihan
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we're staying at the railway hotel then taking the train for 2 nights inside the Grand Canyon, what do we do with our suitcases?
18 June 2017|
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Response from Mike G | Reviewed this property |
The suitcases that you're taking to the canyon need to be dropped off in the Railway Hotel lobby in the morning. They'll take them all the way to your room at the canyon. Extra luggage will have to stay in your car. You... More
Has anyone gone in January? was the train full during that time? how much time did you get to see the grand canyon? we're there any tours provided? discounts on tickets? thank you for answering my questions
14 December 2016|
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Response from Trish R | Reviewed this property |
I have not gone then, but We asked the same question about coming in January and staff stated it is pretty dead there as it is very cold. So the train should not be full. I stayed 2 1/2 days in the Canyon, so not sure of the... More
Jo Ann C
2007 we bought 2 Jackets, nylon with cotton liner. Outside had a Grand Canyon Railway & Resort embroider patch. Zipped with hood. I need to know if you still sell them. Inside label reads Times Square Sportswear
28 December 2014|
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Response from Jeff B | Reviewed this property |
Can not answer 100% yes. We recall seeing some type of nylon jacket that was selling for roughly $50, but unable to say it is what you describe. The wife bought a hoodie sweat shirt versus a jacket. Sorry we can't help you... More