When you are looking for South Rim lodging, there are 6 historic Lodges to consider for your Grand Canyon lodging needs. The Grand Canyon lodges at the South Rim are currently operated by Xanterra Parks and Resorts, a concessioner of the National Park Service, Grand Canyon National Park. The future concession contract will be completed within the next year or two. There may be more than one concessioner after the new concession contracting process has been accomplished. So be aware of this as you plan your Grand Canyon National Park vacation. You can check on availability at each of the … [Read more...]
South Rim Hotels and Lodging
Grand Canyon Village Lodging
Staying inside the National Park is one of the best ways to see the Canyon at sunrise and sunset since you are right there close to the Rim. Park lodges are also convenient for day hikes or nature walks around the Canyon. The Lodges are popular so we recommend booking your lodge far in advance of your vacation dates. The disadvantage of staying inside the Park is limited restaurants and evening entertainment.
Tusayan South Rim Hotels - 7 Miles to South Rim
Just outside the Park is a small town, Tusayan that offers a variety of hotels, restaurants and entertainment. Although Tusayan could be considered a “drive-through” town on the way to the Grand Canyon, there is actually quite a lot to do and lots of places to stay including evening entertainment, swimming pools, and game rooms for the kids.
Valle, AZ Hotels - 22 Miles to South Rim
Valle, AZ is a bit farther from the Grand Canyon but it does have a few hotels that are comfortable and affordable. Valle, AZ is also home to the Planes of Fame Air Museum. If you are interested in aviation and historical aircraft, this is a wonderful museum to visit.
Williams, Arizona Hotels - 60 Miles to South Rim
Williams, AZ is a charming town surrounded by ponderosa pine forest and pristine clear lakes. Golfing, fishing, ATV riding and hiking are a few of the available outdoor activities and the town has plenty of shopping and dining options. Williams is also home to the Grand Canyon Railway, a great way to visit the Grand Canyon while bypassing all the traffic!
Flagstaff, Arizona Hotels - 80 Miles to South Rim
Flagstaff is one of the largest cities in Northern Arizona with a huge bounty of things to do and see. Flagstaff is a delightful mix of old west history, Native American culture, outdoor activities, Route 66 nostalgia and college town. There are over 60 hotels from which to choose.
Best Western Grand Canyon Squire Inn is conveniently located near the Grand Canyon National Park Airport and offers many amenities only offered by resort hotels. Their full service spa includes a hair salon and massage/treatment rooms. Their family friendly Game Center offers family-oriented fun after the sun goes down. A complementary hot continental breakfast is served each morning and there are a variety of options for meals and snacks throughout the day. … [Read more...]
The Grand Hotel built in 1998 is the newest addition to Tusayan lodging. This facility is reminiscent of the style of lodges that were built in the National Parks around the turn of the 20th century, including those built in the Grand Canyon. Among the amenities offered is the Canyon Star Restaurant offering a variety of Southwest-inspired foods. Here you can enjoy nightly entertainment. … [Read more...]
Holiday Inn Express is the most kid-friendly hotel in the Grand Canyon area. It offers a continental breakfast with unforgettably scrumptious sweet rolls. A favorite amenity is their indoor swimming pool. Because the Grand Canyon and surrounding areas boast an elevation about 7,000 ft (2133.6 m) outdoor pools may not open until mid-June. … [Read more...]
Canyon Plaza Resort, located near the IMAX Theater, offers a variety of amenities that will surprise and delight you. Their on-site restaurant offers a full line of options for lunch and dinner. Complimentary wireless service is available in all public areas of the hotel. With 232 air-conditioned rooms to choose from, you will find something just right for you. … [Read more...]