Did you know? On the park's South Rim, free shuttle buses connect the lodges with restaurants, shops, visitor centers, scenic overlooks and trailheads. When you arrive on the South Rim, you will receive a copy of the South Rim Pocket Map and Services Guide. This map shows the lodges and their relation to the shuttle bus routes. You may download a copy of the map here.
Lodging outside of the park and south of Grand Canyon Village
Best Western Canyon Squire Inn
Holiday Inn Express
Red Feather Lodge *
Seven Mile Lodge
If you are staying at one of the lodges in Tusayan during our busy season, (March 1, through September 30, 2019) the park provides free shuttle bus service between Tusayan Hotels and the South Rim Visitor Center.
Visitors entering the park from the gateway community of Tusayan via the free shuttle bus must present a valid park entrance pass. Entrance passes may be purchased at park entrance stations, online, or at these businesses in Tusayan.
Additional lodging that is available to the south of Grand Canyon Village:
(South Rim - at the east entrance of the park)
Lodging is not available at Desert View; however the Desert View Campground Closed For the Winter will be open for the 2019 season between mid-April and mid-October, 2019.
Inner Canyon - Phantom Ranch
Phantom Ranch, at the bottom of the Grand Canyon, is a popular destination for both hikers and mule riders. Overnight dormitories and cabins can be reserved and meals are available for purchase. Advance reservations for meals and lodging are required.
(An NPS backcountry permit is not required for overnight stays at the dormitories or cabins at Phantom Ranch.) The park's Backcountry Information Center does not make reservations for Phantom Ranch lodging or meals. Reservations are made through Grand Canyon National Park Lodges.
Grand Canyon Lodge is open for the season May 15th
Reservations for Grand Canyon Lodge are handled by Forever Resorts. Or, directly call the toll free Reservation Line: (877) 386-4383
During the season you may check at the lodge for last-minute availability.
Nearest lodging Outside of, and North of the Park
Additional lodging is available:
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Last updated: May 14, 2019