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Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 11 October 2012

We booked the Red Garter Inn for one night - purely on the basis of previous Tripadvisor reviews, and were not disappointed. Greeted warmly and given a history of the former bordello, before being shown to our room. At the time we checked in other rooms were not yet occupied, so we were positively encouraged to have a "nosey" -... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 6 October 2012

We stayed in the Red Garter as a base for the Grand Canyon and now wish we had more time for Williams. It is one of the more interesting Route 66 towns and the history of the place was conveyed with enthusiasm by the owner John and his staff. They advised us on many of the attractions to be found... More 

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Reviewed 25 September 2012 via mobile

We stayed at the red garter for one night, and when we left we wished we had stayed another. The service is brilliant from the second you walk through the door. We were greeted on arrival and were told about the history of the bed and bakery, there is a cabinet full of things that were found during the renovation... More 

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Oak Ridge, New Jersey
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Reviewed 23 September 2012

In planning our stop in Williams, I was looking for someplace interesting, reasonably priced, and close to the railroad depot. Only the Red Garter fit the bill. It's a haunted former 1890s bordello (The property also includes the remnants/sites of a Chinese restaurant, opium den and pool parlor, not to meention a two-story outhouse). It edges the railway hoteel by... More 

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Matthews, NC
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Reviewed 21 August 2012

My family had a lot of fun staying at the Inn, learning the history, hearing the stories, and following up the things we heard on "If Walls Could Talk" and "Ghost Hunters". Everything in the bakery was so good, it was hard to decide what to have for breakfast! This was a great stopping point on our drive from Las... More 

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Hebron, NE
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2012

We weren't able to stay because we had to get moving to get back home, but we stopped in because we are interested in the ghostly stories that go along with the place. The lady working was very nice and explained some of the activity from the ghost. She told us the female ghost was very protective. She will open... More 

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Derby, Connecticut, United States
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Reviewed 12 July 2012

Spent 2 days here while traveling across country with my daughter..this inn was one of my favorite spots! What was a bordello and saloon in the 1800's has been lovingly and impeccably restored by its owner, John Holst, to a 5 room B and B over John's bakery. Can it get any better?!? Oh, but it does! We stayed in... More 

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Plano, Texas
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Reviewed 21 June 2012

The fun and charming Red Garter Inn will always be in our memory because of the beautifully done restoration, the stories of the building's past, the stories of the "friendly ghost" that visits occasionally, the great fresh made pastries every morning and visiting with John Holst, the owner. This gentleman spent 30 years of his life restoring this building to... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Reviewed 18 June 2012

My husband and I along with our best friends traveled from the Albuquerque, NM (& upstate NY) area to visit the Grand Canyon - a first for one of us. We discovered the Red Garter Inn on-line and gave it a try, for a two night stay. It is fun and quirky, comfortable with yummy breakfasts, and graciously hosted by... More 

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Breda, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 17 June 2012 via mobile

We stayed one night for our trip to Grand Canyon and it was great! We stayed here three years ago as well and we liked it so much we returned. The staff are very friendly and they have great suggestions what to do in the area. The owner John makes you feel at home. The breakfast is the best with... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on Historic Route 66 just south of the Grand Canyon, the Red Garter offers lodging and breakfast in a beautifully restored 1897 saloon and bordello. The antique furnishings capture the 1890's atmosphere without giving up the comfort and security expected by today's traveler. Within an hour's drive see Sedona, the ghost town Jerome, Indian ruins at Walnut Canyon and Wupatki National Monuments and the Grand Canyon. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Red Garter Inn

Address: 137 W. Railroad Ave., Williams, AZ 86046
Region: United States > Arizona > Williams
Price Range: $208 - $262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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