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Thunderbird Lodge

5.0 km from Grand Canyon National Park centre
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Canyon Rim, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Thunderbird Lodge is right on the rim with beautiful views. The receptionist was very friendly and the room was clean and inviting. We had no problems parking but I would guess that depends on what time of year you go. We went in February 2017 when it is less crowded. I would recommend the Lodge.

Thank Judy L
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one night in January. Our room was very modern - two beds, nice closet, fridge, and coffee maker. It was called a "partial view" room, but it looked out squarely onto the canyon and had a great view! The bathroom was modern with nice amenities. It is true you have to carry your own bags to...

Thank sheilabk2016
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed our second stay at the Thunderbird. Perfect location at the center of the village. Ate at both the Bright Angel restaurant (Harvey's House), and El Tovar (fine dining). Great to pick up the shuttle, did the South rim hike over 2 days from Hermits rest all the way to the Kaibab Trail head. Beautiful, usually warm weather in Feb...

Thank SharonPatel
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Thunderbird Lodge was built in the 70's, I would guess. Though I was told by the National Parks that it had been upgraded, our room had not. Also, we paid for a "partial view" of the canyon, which was blocked by snow and not very scenic anyway; "streetside" would have been as good and less expensive. Be prepared that...

Thank Wagon Master
Cayman Islands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I feel like we hit the jackpot seeing the "rooms available " sign. There were 5 huge tour busses parked out front. The tours were shopping & taking pics in the lodge gift shoppe. Rooms are nice , very comfortable clean and smaller than average, but who's in a room other than evening to sleep. The most amazing thing is...

1Thank IslandGirl070
Appin, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hotel stay, although a little dated the hotel is very good for a short stay. We found the rooms and beds comfortable but the pillows need to be updated. The breakfast was delicious and the Views amazing.

1Thank Tillie05
New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 3 nights in January - it was wonderful. The lodge is definitely barebones, but it was PERFECT for the type of trip we wanted - clean, convenient, warm, accommodating. Lots of great coffee and tea in the room for early mornings pre-hiking! Yes, we had to be a bit strategic with parking spots but even if you...

Thank Melanie S
New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can't beat the location. We arrived in the midst of a winter storm. So grateful that we didnt have the drive around because we were literally right next to the rim. Worth the extra money. Checked in at Bright Angel, no problems. We got a standard room on the first floor, and it was clean and comfortable.

Thank Helena_NY_15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room was great. We went on a snowy day so couldn't enjoy the view right in front which was right on the canyon's rim. Still it felt good to be able to just step outside knowing you are right at the edge of the rim. Overall happy with amenities and all.

1Thank oec
Sint-Martens-Latem, Belgium
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Thunderbird and Kachina lodges may seem overpriced, but offer about the best value for money in the park. Tremendous location, at the rim, close to the best restaurants, Arizona and El Tovar. You'll save a lot of time at such a location. Well worth the money. Book well in advance. You will not regret it.

1Thank Objectivum

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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: ₹ 15,499 - ₹ 20,129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Thunderbird Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 55
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“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
“No real need tot pay the extra for the Canyon view”
 of 5 bubbles Objectivum, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room on the 2nd floor for a better view of the canyon.”
 of 5 bubbles xabbar, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask to stay in the second floor facing the canyon, for a good view.”
 of 5 bubbles 958danyc, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
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