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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed at this hotel for 1 night in January. The location is fabulous. I could see the canyon from my room. The room was a deluxe 2 queen for $255 per night. The beds were comfortable, with plenty of pillows and blankets. The furnishings were nice, however simple. The bathroom has kept with the vintage charm of the property....

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Oregon
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Plus the best location in the park with the canyon just steps away. I came in winter so I appreciated the warm and cozy lobby with a fire going. Second floor sitting area with coffee and tea always available. An old-fashioned but thoroughly modern and spacious bathroom. Good wifi. The parking lot is small and fine for off-season but if...

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Thank Kathy H
Sterling Heights, Michigan
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location and history are what this hotel is all about. The location is literally feet from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. This allows easy access to sunrise over the canyon and a great hiking trail along the rim. The trail is very easy to walk and wheel chair accessible. The architecture and of the lodge is classic....

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is situated right on the south rim of the Canyon and so the surrounding views and location cannot be faulted. You are paying for above. The hotel is quite dated but charming and we enjoyed our stay. Things to note: As many people park here to go to the viewpoints and also visit the hotel even if not...

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3Thank EmL0u84
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at the El Tovar New Year's Day. It was a cool snowy day, but beautiful! The hotel is historical, and you can't beat the view and accessibility of the canyon. We could watch it change minute by minute and after the tour buses had left, we had it practically to ourselves. The restaurant for dinner was nice with...

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can't beat the location of this hotel, right on the south rim of the canyon! Incredible views, nice porch with rockers & a quaint hotel. Built long ago, early 1900's, but updated along the way. Our room included a small sitting area with a table & 2 chairs. No closet, but a small hanging space in the armoire. We...

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The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in El Tovar in early January 2017 for two days of our Christmas holiday in the US' South West. Our idea was to have a comfortable stay at the Grand Canyon despite snow, ice and cold winds. Indeed El Tovar would have been perfect for this purpose and on top was decorated generously including with a huge Christmas...

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Thank Vertine78
Peru
Reviewed 1 week ago

El Tovar is one of those examples of a location that you thing " this could have been..." The place is a jewel. An architectural and historical gem located at the edge of one of the most wonderful places on earth. Anybody else with some business sense would make this hotel a 6 star destination. Xanterra decided to treat it...

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2Thank Arie-Mordejai
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is right on the rim of the Canyon and the views are fantastic. The staff were friendly and the restaurant good, we had breakfast and dinner, you need to book as there are limited eateries in the area. The Hotel is over 100 years old and has not been updated to the same standards as we experienced elsewhere...

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Tempe, Arizona
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch at their restaurant which was filled with people, expectedly the service was a bit slow but not too slow. We had Veg Chilli soup, sandwich with fries and lastly hot chocolate. Food was good and the hot chocolate was exceptional as reviewed by others. I saw many people enjoying hot chocolate at other tables :) Location is...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about El Tovar Hotel

Address: Apache Street and Center Road, South Rim, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
Region: United States > Arizona > Grand Canyon National Park
Price Range: $233 - $497 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Tovar Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 78
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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“2nd or 3rd floor view of the canyon”
 of 5 bubbles N9901BCjanetm, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“A canyon view would be nice but my room was the opposite side and I loved the afternoon sun coming into the room.”
 of 5 bubbles kathylisbeth, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Great place to stay, your room will be comfortable but not a luxury type room you will want to spend a lot of time in.”
 of 5 bubbles 497rickr, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Invest in a room on the upper floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Vertine78, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“good luck!”
 of 5 bubbles Arie-Mordejai, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
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