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New York, NY
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The rooms are as bare-bones and tiny as everyone has said, and the hallways feel very 1960s. The doors and walls are thin, so someone leaves their room at 5am and you feel like the door just slammed right next to your ear. There's not much in the way of amenities, although the rooms do have small fridges and there's...

Thank Lawyerish
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Firstly, the hotel itself is VERY dated with carpets that look straight out of Mad Men. The rooms are nothing special but do offer a fridge, a comfy bed and a consistent shower. If you get a parking spot anywhere near the hotel, treasure it and don’t leave it. Remember you have to check in to the Bright Angel Lodge...

Thank ralu25
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just looking back, I realize that every morning I wake up to a large picture of the Grand Canyon that I shot just after sunrise because we stayed there-Fantastic! Worth it to roll out of bed & pad along the canyon rim in your slippers!

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Northampton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always wanted to see the Grand Canyon but my husband had been there, done it. Finally my family went, 9 of us! I was expecting little more than a camping out kind of log cavin situation with the bare minimum, but wow for what I paid, it was so very nice! It was in the 30's and 40's in...

Thank Merlin A
London, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Like others have said parking is sparse. Be prepared to walk with your luggage and then hike it upstairs. Our room had partial canyon view which we could see the canyon but not overly well, but also the flat roof of a connected building. Being able to walk outside to Bright Angel and El Tavor is great. The outside of...

Thank RCMommy
Somerset, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Thunderbird Lodge for two nights in early March. Our room was on the 1st floor, facing the street. The rooms are standard size with 2 queen beds, tv, safe, Keurig, fridge. The Bath had shampoo, conditioner, body wash, lotion and hair dryer. All rooms require some stair climbing. Parking close by is limited, but we left our...

Thank Luzi3
Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lodge is located at the center of the Grand Canyon Village which is the main tourist attraction point and the starting bus ride for Hermit road. During the peak season, hermit road is closed for private autos. You have to ride with the (free) bus transportation. However, this causes the parking issue for the hotel guests because we are...

Thank Joe Y
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, daughter and I just returned from a 2 night stay at Thunderbird Lodge, South Rim Grand Canyon. We felt very lucky to have secured a room at this location which cannot be understated. This hotel is literally steps away from the incredible views and trails of the Grand Canyon South rim. Parking is very limited. We were extremely...

1Thank David L
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The views are amazing but the lodge is not. The rooms are very noisy. You can hear every word, cough, cry and sound from the adjoining rooms. The rooms are very ordinary with small bathrooms. There are only 11 parking spots for the lodge. Plan on parking a very long distance away (possibly even a shuttle bus ride away). There...

Thank S Z
new york
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ended up with a room right by the entrance. The rooms are small, they are cinderblock walls and the bathroom was tiny, You do not stay in this hotel for the accommodations. You stay because literally two feet from your room you see the most magnificent view you have ever seen. It is like you are on the edge...

1Thank giolo

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Additional Information about Thunderbird Lodge

Address: Canyon Rim, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
Region: United States > Arizona > Grand Canyon National Park
Price Range: RM961 - RM1,762 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Thunderbird Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 55
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“Be sure to get a room with a canyon view!”
 of 5 bubbles Lawyerish, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I think they all look at the canyon but be sure!”
  • Bathroom: environmental and noncarcinogenic soaps with nice animal details on the tiling
 of 5 bubbles Merlinaut2013, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“2nd floor rooms may have better view”
 of 5 bubbles lelando, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There is no such thing; still, the beauty of the Grand Canyon is.”
 of 5 bubbles Wagon Master, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pay for a view room on the top floor”
 of 5 bubbles Tillie05, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
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