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El Tovar - Inside the Park

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Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed | In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, rollaway beds
Standard Room, 2 Queen Beds | In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, rollaway beds
Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds | In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, rollaway beds
Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed Street Level | In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, rollaway beds

Overview of El Tovar - Inside the Park

El Tovar - Inside the Park

2.5 star property

4.1/5 Very good

Top rated for cleanliness (4.3/5)

Popular amenities

  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
  • 24/7 front desk
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Grand Canyon Village, Grand Canyon, AZ, 86023

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGrand Canyon National Park Superintendent's Residence2 min walk
  • Popular LocationBright Angel Lodge6 min walk
  • Popular LocationBright Angel Trailhead9 min walk
  • AirportGrand Canyon, AZ (GCN-Grand Canyon Natl. Park)21 min drive

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About this area

Grand Canyon Village

Located in Grand Canyon, El Tovar - Inside the Park is near a train station and in a national park. Bright Angel Lodge and Phantom Ranch are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Bright Angel Trailhead and Yavapai Point. Don't miss out on a visit to Grand Canyon Railway.

What's nearby

  • Mary Jane Colter Buildings - 1 min walk
  • Hopi House - 1 min walk
  • Grand Canyon National Park Superintendent's Residence - 2 min walk
  • Bright Angel Lodge - 6 min walk
  • Bright Angel Trailhead - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Flagstaff Pulliam Field (FLG) - 100 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Arizona Room - 5 min walk
  • Bright Angel Restaurant - 5 min walk
  • Yavapai Cafeteria - 6 min drive
  • Bright Angel Bicycles - 7 min drive
  • We Cook Pizza and Pasta - 14 min drive

About this property

El Tovar - Inside the Park

Historic hotel in a national park
A coffee shop/cafe, a bar, and a restaurant are just a few of the amenities provided at El Tovar - Inside the Park.
You'll also find perks like:
  • Free self parking
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge), a free area shuttle, and an area shuttle
  • A 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, and coffee/tea in the lobby
  • Guest reviews say good things about the dining options, breakfast, and helpful staff
Room features
All guestrooms at El Tovar - Inside the Park offer comforts such as air conditioning, as well as amenities like safes. Guest reviews give good marks for the clean, comfortable rooms at the property.
Other amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with shower/tub combinations and free toiletries
  • 36-inch TVs with satellite channels
  • Refrigerators, coffee/tea makers, and heating

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

Languages

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Onsite parking includes off-street options
  • Free area shuttle up to 25 mi

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee: USD 2-10 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Restaurants on site

  • The El Tovar Dining Room
  • The El Tovar Cocktail Lou

Things to do

  • Horse riding/rentals

Family friendly

  • Free area shuttle
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • This property does not have elevators
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Heating
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination

Entertainment

  • 36-inch TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in

Check-in from 4:00 PM - 5:30 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 16

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20 per night
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 2 and USD 10 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

This property does not have elevators
This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

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Frequently asked questions

Is El Tovar - Inside the Park pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much does it cost to stay at El Tovar - Inside the Park?

As of Sept 26, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at El Tovar - Inside the Park on Sept 27, 2022 start from CA $459.41, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at El Tovar - Inside the Park?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at El Tovar - Inside the Park?

Check-in is from 4:00 PM - 5:30 AM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at El Tovar - Inside the Park?

Check-out is at 11 AM.

Where is El Tovar - Inside the Park located?

Situated in a national park, this historic hotel is steps from Grand Canyon National Park Superintendent's Residence and Grand Canyon Railway. Bright Angel Lodge and Bright Angel Trailhead are also within 10 minutes.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at El Tovar - Inside the Park and receive a full refund?

Yes, El Tovar - Inside the Park offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to El Tovar - Inside the Park cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings

4.1

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 436 out of 941 reviews
5 - Excellent 46%
Rating 4 - Good. 279 out of 941 reviews
4 - Good 30%
Rating 3 - Okay. 119 out of 941 reviews
3 - Okay 13%
Rating 2 - Poor. 70 out of 941 reviews
2 - Poor 7%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 37 out of 941 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.1/5

Staff & service

3.7/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.1/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Suzanne
Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
W
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2022

4/5 Good

Maria
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Espectacular views of the Grand Canyon BUT: 1. Property has many stairs, not really accessible. 2. Staff is definitively NOT friendly. 3. Make dinner reservations ahead
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

4/5 Good

Mathew
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful location of course. Property was very well maintained for its age. Staff was helpful and courteous.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

Steve
Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great stay in every way
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

Tanner
Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The best place to stay if you want the really enjoy the canyon experience.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

4/5 Good

Thomas
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Wonderful building with excellent dining. Staff was great. Bed was somewhat worn out
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

2/5 Poor

Cecilia
Travelled with family
Liked: Property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service
The El Tovar is a beautiful old hotel with lovely architecture, placed on a spectacular lot. The service was poor. I stayed for 4 days: bed was never made, trash never emptied. Coffer never replenished. Poor value
Stayed 4 nights in Aug 2022

3/5 Okay

Linda
Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Interesting but not my preference. Also not aware there was no elevator and had to drag heavy suitcases up stairs.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

Kathleen
Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Location and personable staff
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

Monica
Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful scenery , simplicity . Lovely nature. Rooms small but clean and charming
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022