During your Grand Canyon vacation, you will find there are a lot of great Grand Canyon hotels and lodging.
There are old historic Grand Canyon hotels, a remote ranch that is accessible by hiking or riding mules, modern hotels and motels that are in Grand Canyon National Park.
We recommend that you make your Grand Canyon lodging reservations as soon as possible. The Grand Canyon is one of the most popular National Parks to visit and the local hotels fill quickly.
If you wait too long, it can be difficult to get lodging close to the Grand Canyon and you may end up having to get hotel reservations many miles away....even Las Vegas!
Perhaps the most popular Grand Canyon hotel is El Tovar Hotel.
El Tovar Hotel is the premier lodging facility at the Grand Canyon and it opened its doors in 1905. El Tovar has an elegant but rustic charm.
El Tovar Hotel is located on the Canyon rim and features a charming dining room, lounge and gift shop.
El Tovar Hotel is is a registered National Historic Landmark and is truly a wonderful reminder of the history of the Grand Canyon.
If you get the opportunity to stay at El Tovar Hotel, it will make your vacation to the Grand Canyon one that you will remember forever.
Remember that lodging in Grand Canyon National park is extremely popular and you should make your reservations as soon as you possibly can. This is especially true for El Tovar Hotel and for the Phantom Ranch.
The most remote Grand Canyon lodging is the Phantom Ranch.
The Phantom Ranch is a comfortable oasis nestled at the bottom of the Grand Canyon on the Colorado River.
It is the only lodging facility below the Canyon rim. The Phantom Ranch can only be reached by mule, by foot, or by rafting the Colorado River.
The ranch is a popular stop-over point for hikers and mule riders traveling to the bottom of the Canyon via the famous Bright Angel or Kaibab trails. The Phantom Ranch is open year-round. Click here to check the weather forecast for the Phantom Ranch.
If you aren't interested in hiking to the bottom of the Grand Canyon to stay at the Phantom Ranch, or if the historical hotels don't interest you, there are a lot of other Grand Canyon hotels that offer you all of the amenities you are familiar with.
If you are visiting the South Rim and want to stay near Grand Canyon National Park, look for hotels that are located in Grand Canyon Village.
Best Western Grand Canyon Squire Inn
Canyon Plaza Resort
Video of The Grand Canyon Lodge
Grand Canyon Railway Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Grand Canyon South
The Grand Hotel
As you can see, there are a lot of different Grand Canyon hotel and lodging opportunities.
Most people want to stay in the historic Grand Canyon hotels and lodges located within Grand Canyon National Park.
Can you just imagine staying at Grand Canyon Lodge and walking out to the overlook and having this view in the morning?
If you want to stay at a Grand Canyon hotel inside the park or a more modern motel outside Grand Canyon National Park, you will have to make your reservations early.
Have a great Grand Canyon vacation in one of the most spectacular places in the world!