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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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“train ride” (57 reviews)
“gift shop” (72 reviews)
LOCATION
Williams, AZ
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+1 800-843-8724
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"train ride"
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"gift shop"
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"grand canyon railway"
in 33 reviews
"wild west show"
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"ticket office"
in 7 reviews
"the polar express"
in 23 reviews
"steam engine"
in 8 reviews
"clean restrooms"
in 6 reviews
"north pole"
in 8 reviews
"rv park"
in 5 reviews
"dome car"
in 5 reviews
"train leaves"
in 8 reviews
"step back in time"
in 5 reviews
"old west"
in 11 reviews
"a lot of fun"
in 7 reviews
"on display"
in 5 reviews
"great trip"
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Went into the Depot for some of their fresh fudge but they had so many more great items to remember a visit to Williams and the train ride to the Grand Canyon and back. In addition to finding some unique USA made things, each person...More

Thank Thelmadee
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

super fun to see old depot and trains....there was a shoot out re-inactment while we were there with cowboys....great restaurant and gift store as well....the depot is a great look into the past and how people used to travel

Thank M G
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

There are other ways to travel to the Grand Canyon however we took the train. We loved it. Had me feeling part of history.

Thank Kenneth C
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Williams Depot has a lot of old time trains. It is the starting point for the Grand Canyon Train which is a great way to go to the Grand Canyon.

Thank JudyH432
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

this place has a really nice gift shop and the lady working there was wonderful.as we were in the building the train returning from the grand canyon was coming into the station my son whos in a wheelchair got very excited and the lady working...More

Thank Steve T
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Great gift shop with reasonable prices. Suggest making purchase after the return trip so you don't have to carry around at the Grand Canyon.

Thank Monica S
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Train station is very nice and well kept up. We enjoyed our experience at the depot. We were not impressed by the buffet meal at the depot, things had been sitting out way to long and the food was not well maintained, out of many...More

Thank Patricia D
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Very friendly staff at the depot. Very knowledgeable about your tickets. Everything was explained to us about their system of doing things. Great experience. Was our anniversary - all signed a card and made sure we received it on the train!

Thank swinstead007
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

An overpriced gift shop and snack bar. Train platform is an interesting place to watch the train depart and arrive each day.

Thank Alan S
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

1st train ride and 1st time visiting Grand Canyon. The set up of the Depot is fun and interesting. Resembles train depot from back in the days. If you plan on taking the train to the GCanyon, make sure to arrive early enough before train...More

Thank Griselda C
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joheydon
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
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Mswonderful4u
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
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Jo Ann C
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
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