Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Passport: Your weekly travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration

Grand Canyon Hotels

Phantom Ranch

Pros

  • Only inner-canyon lodging option
  • Fabulous canyon views
  • Remote access limits crowds

Cons

  • Accessible only by foot or mule
  • Few amenities or means of outside communication

Updated 05/23/2014

Fodor's Review

In a grove of cottonwood trees on the canyon floor, Phantom Ranch is accessible only to hikers and mule trekkers; there are 40 dormitory beds and 14 beds in cabins, all with shared baths. The wood-and-stone buildings originally made up a hunting camp built in 1922. Additional cabins are reserved for mule riders, who buy their trips as a package. The mess hall–style restaurant, one of the most remote eating establishments in the United States, serves family-style dinners (purchased separately); breakfast and box lunches are also available. Reservations, taken up to 13 months in advance, are a must for services and lodging.

Hotel Information

Address:

On canyon floor, at intersection of Bright Angel and Kaibab trails, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, 86052, United States

Phone:

303-297–2757; 888-297–2757

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 4 dormitories and 9 cabins (some cabins with outside showers reserved for mule riders)
  • Rate includes Some meals

Updated 05/23/2014

View Grand Canyon Hotel Rates

Advertisement

What's Nearby

  • Restaurants
  • Sights
  • Hotels

See all hotels in Grand Canyon

Add Your Own Review

When did you stay?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?

Room

Décor

Service

Value

Advertisement

X

No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE e-mail communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

How we use your email

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.