It's hard to find pet-friendly accomodations in a national park lodge. So Yavapai is a real gem. Rooms overall are great if a bit simple, but the carpet was grungy. My wife did not like walking barefoot on it. But being inside the park is still a big win.
Stayed for two nights in the Yavapai Lodge which provided excellent accommodation very adjacent to the South Rim! Very functional facilities with no fuss or frills but very capable for providing fast food for what seemed an endless flow of tourists, does what it says on the tin!
Pleasant room, comfy beds. Well cleaned. Lots of hot water, which was good because it snowed a lot (we visited in March). Additionally, there is heating and a fan in the bath room, making a good impromptu drying room for people who have been out in the snow for a few hours. No…
Don't stay here if you're expecting a five star royal stay; this is simple a good, basic motel with clean rooms, and very convenient location. Our room was in a quiet building, close to the main visitor center so rather than hassle with parking, it was far easier to just walk…
Were checked in by receptionist leaning against the wall ( left side of desk ) and treating me like he prefered I had stayed away... Room was in a sort of army barrack looking building. All parking spaces were already occupied, no elevator so dragg your luggage up the stairs.…
"Stay away, go somewhere else."
"West ones are without AC, east ones have AC; other than that mostly same"
"East rooms, ground floor. Remember, there is no elevator to the first floor."
"Some rooms have air conditioning which is a good option in summer months."
"First floor rooms have no lift access."