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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“el tovar”(1,299 reviews)
“third floor”(76 reviews)
“dining room”(358 reviews)
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Bar/Lounge
Concierge
Private Balcony
Free Breakfast
Pool
Airport Transportation
2 Star Hotel
Due to pending renovations to guest rooms, public spaces, and the dining room, El Tovar is not available from January 25, 2018 through September 30, 2018.
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Location and contact
1 El Tovar Road, South Rim, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
12 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
0.8 km from Grand Canyon South Rim
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Reviewed 2 days ago

While visiting the Grand Canyon we stopped for a delicious lunch The dining room is beautiful and has large windows to look out along the rim. They had several selections to chose from and the meal came out promptly. Beautiful paintings on the wall and...More

Thank Curt R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ok. So you can't beat the location. That's a given. However, reserving months in advanceand paying an outrageous amount, you'd expect more than "just okay" accommodations. The room was tiny with a view of the parking lot. The furniture was 1980's? I like the idea...More

Thank gaftoo1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have to laugh and remember that this hotel was built in 1905. We stayed on the bottom floor in their cheapest room. The floor of the room was slanted so that the head of the bed dipped down and to the side. My daughter...More

1  Thank Karen W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stayed over July 4th. Our king room was spacious and the bathroom was good sized and beautiful. The lobby and front and back porches are great places to hang out. As another reviewer noted, you really do have the canyon almost all to yourself after...More

Thank laurelee36
Reviewed 5 days ago

Oh i'm so sorry to be reviewing this so negatively, i had booked a fe weeks ago and only read the reviews after booking, but i was buoyed in the knowledge that myself and my wife would see sunset and sunrise right on the rim...More

1  Thank Andy L
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Amenities
Top amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Restaurant
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Concierge
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
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Price range
USD 209 - USD 283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 209 - USD 283 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (1835)
Room & Suite (438)
Dining (51)
Pool & Beach (2)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Sarah O
22 June 2018|
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Response from Marcel1402 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. Book a big room if you want some comfort - but also look for places to stay nearby. The only good thing about El Tovar is ist location...
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BaySprings233
12 April 2018|
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Response from Cynthia D | Reviewed this property |
I would call and if possible get a room canyon view. I booked 13months ahead and did not know there were only 4canyon view rooms/suites. Beware. If you have someone in the next door room (we had room 6467) who is either on... More
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TamiDS01
28 March 2018|
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Response from Ruth E | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know about the Managers suite, but in December 2017 there was no water restriction or paper plates.
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"Try the lodges close by - sorry!"
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"Get a room as far out in the wing towards the canyon as you can...that gives you a view."
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"A room with a view of the canyon rim is spectacular!"
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"keep calling for a balcony/suite, but the location of the hotel overall is great"
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