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Reviewed 16 September 2016

After a day of hiking in the sun and getting to the bottom of the Grand Canyon what a great greeting we got in the form of air conditioning! It was only 101F but the bunk rooms are air conditioned as well as the area you check in and eat. The food is okay but we did not visit this...

Thank Jack D
New Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Didn't stay at Phantom Ranch, but camped out at Bright Angel Campground, which is 50m away. Had dinner at Phantom Ranch, though. My husband and I hiked from the North Rim to the South. The day we arrived at Phantom, we had come from Cottonwood, which is about 6.1 miles away. We quite tired from having hiked down the North...

Thank Annabel T
Reviewed 9 September 2016

The hike and mule ride down to the bottom of the Grand Canyon are both amazing experiences. When arriving at Phantom Ranch, you are greeted by very kind people that work very hard to enhance this experience. The food is very good. Travelers must remember that all the food and supplies are brought down everyday by the mules. The accommodations...

2Thank ohiomaureen
Minneapolis, MN
Reviewed 7 September 2016

People working were so friendly, there was A/C in the room, food tasted great, ranger talk was great. We lucked out with a cabin, which also had its own sink and toilet. I probably will never get to go back, but it was great.

Thank debbie_msp
Liberty Lake, Washington, United States
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

My family of 6 adults went on the mule ride to Phantom Ranch and had the opportunity to spend the night. This is an amazing place anwe loved every minute of our stay. We were met at the corral ipon arrival with cold lemon water by the nicest man who promptly took care of us. Loved cooling off in the...

2Thank Regan L
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Went down there with a friend (by foot - to be specific) , spending a day at the camp ground and a day in one of the cabins at the phantom ranch. Having had some rainy days, we were really lucky with the weather and it was sunny and hot, really hot. The first day after arrival we just did...

3Thank Reiner B
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Ahh what A great retreat after a long hike! Departed the south rim, Hiked down the south kaibab trail of the Grand Canyon. From rim to phantom ranch it's just over 7 miles. First glimpse of the ranch and river was a welcome site. :) when we first arrived at phantom we went into the canteen and bought a cold...

Thank 608laurie
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great trip....down the South Kaibob Trail, overnight at Phantom Ranch, back up Bright Angel on the way out. Must Do's - attend one of Ranger Marty's talks (National Park Trivia was awesome), go and sit in the cool creek that runs past Phantom Ranch, experience the camaraderie of the dining hall and have a cold Lemonade or Beer (and sit...

Thank mcricher
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I can't say enough good things about the people, the facilities, and the food at Phantom Ranch. Yes, we were dog dead tired so almost anything might seem to be a comfort, but after we had a couple beers and took a shower, reality set in, and Phantom Ranch rates 5 stars, 5 diamonds, and an A+. We stayed in...

2Thank teriswitzer
De Bilt, Netherlands
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The ranch offers rather basic lodging, but of course, and needless to say, it's the environment that makes your day. The descend took us somewhat more than 5 hours at temperatures increasing to a solid 108F when we reached the ranch. Never ever a cold glass of water (which we could grab immediately upon arrival) tasted that well!! After some...

Thank Frank C

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Phantom Ranch is a historic oasis nestled at the bottom of Grand Canyon. It is on the north side of the Colorado River tucked in beside Bright Angel Creek. Phantom is the only lodging below the canyon rim. The Ranch can only be reached by mule, by foot or by rafting the Colorado River. Overnight accommodations at Phantom Ranch consist of dormitory spaces and cabins. Cabins and dormitories are heated in winter and cooled during the summer months. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Phantom Ranch

Address: North Kaibab Trail, South Rim, bottom of Grand Canyon, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
Region: United States > Arizona > Grand Canyon National Park
Price Range: ₹ 3,335 - ₹ 9,393 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
Phantom Ranch Hotel Grand Canyon National Park
Phantom Ranch Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon Phantom Ranch
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“either cabins, dorms or camping are the choices”
 of 5 bubbles 450caroline, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you have a group of 4 or more you can get a cabin if you wish to be together. The dorms are separate for men and women.”
 of 5 bubbles DennisFoss, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Need to be fit...Its not a walk in the park.”
 of 5 bubbles jamesgK3831JY, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Arrive early if you want a choice of an upper or lower bunk!”
 of 5 bubbles 363kevinn, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“In addition to bunk rooms, (male and female), they have small cabins for rent.”
 of 5 bubbles jackdJ8932LJ, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
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