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In-room safe, desk, linens
In-room safe, desk, linens
In-room safe, desk, linens
In-room safe, desk, linens

Guest reviews

4.3 out of 5 Excellent
274 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Parking included

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided


Explore the area

Popular LocationBright Angel Lodge2 min walk
Popular LocationLookout Studio3 min walk
Popular LocationBright Angel Trailhead6 min walk
AirportGrand Canyon, AZ (GCN-Grand Canyon Natl. Park)16 min drive

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About this area

Grand Canyon

Located in Grand Canyon, Thunderbird Lodge - Inside the Park is near a train station. Bright Angel Lodge and Phantom Ranch are notable landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Grand Canyon Visitor Center and Yavapai Point. Take an opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like hiking/biking trails.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Bright Angel Lodge - 2 min walk
  • Lookout Studio - 3 min walk
  • Mary Jane Colter Buildings - 5 min walk
  • Hopi House - 5 min walk
  • Bright Angel Trailhead - 6 min walk

Getting around

  • Grand Canyon Railway - 4 min walk

About this property

Thunderbird Lodge - Inside the Park

Along with a meeting room, this smoke-free hotel has free self parking and a free area shuttle. All 55 rooms offer refrigerators, flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and hair dryers. Safes, phones, and desks are among the other amenities that guests will find.

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 sanitization guidelines 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

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
  • Free area shuttle up to 25 mi

Family friendly

  • Free area shuttle
  • Refrigerator


  • No elevators

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 1 meeting room


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Linens


  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels


  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator


  • Desk
  • Phone
  • Safe



Check-in from 3:00 PM - 5:30 AM


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property
The check-in location differs from the property location; to check in, go to Bright Angel Lodge Front Desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

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
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Poor
1 - Terrible




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
The hotel was fine. Of course the location was the selling point however the lack of parking made it not so enjoyable. There’s no reserved parking for just the hotel guests so anyone at the Grand Canyon can park at the hotels parking lot. Therefore we were stuck circling the lot any time we left the hotel and since many of the restaurants were closed we had to leave often.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The view from the room was amazing. Friendly staff.
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveler, Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
This property is right on the canyon and gives you all day access to the site outside your window. Rooms are decent and clean, better than the small beds at other higher priced options in the park. Dinner was actually very good even though the COVID delays are everywhere. Hopefully that will clear up soon and you can enjoy the outdoors. We did not where masks everywhere, only inside as needed.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

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My big complaint has nothing to do w the hotel, but with the area. Almost no meal choices. At 2:30 when we wanted lunch, only one restaurant was open. About a 10 minute walk, which was ok, but it was just cafeteria style food, which was not very good. Later, at dinner, the only restaurant there had a 2 hour wait so we were forced to just grab some sandwiches from the hotel store.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner, Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The proximity of the lodge to the Grand Canyon made it all worthwhile. We paid over $350 for a room for one night and this seemed too expensive.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020