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About Grand Canyon Railway

Grand Canyon Railway Hotel is nestled amongst the Ponderosa pine forest in Williams, Arizona - "Gateway to the Grand Canyon." Owned and operated by Grand Canyon Railway, this hotel is one of the finest in the Grand Canyon -Flagstaff - Williams area. Located adjacent to the Williams Depot and just two blocks north of downtown and Route 66, you won't find a hotel with more to offer.

All the Amenities The Grand Canyon Railway Hotel offers guests comfortable lodging in a picturesque Western setting. Designed to resemble the century-old train depot that housed the original Fray Marcos Hotel, opened by the Santa Fe Railroad as a Harvey House, the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel provides a relaxing retreat before embarking for Grand Canyon National Park. Privately owned and operated, this hotel offers the best the region has to offer and ensures a level of service that is unparalleled. Hints of a bygone era grace the spacious lobby with its signature flagstone fireplace and commissioned oil paintings by local artist Kenny McKenna hang from the walls.

Guest rooms are just as inviting - offering a choice between standard rooms or suites. The hotel also has one room reserved for the most special guests - the Rail Baron Suite. The GCR Hotel has all the amenities to make your stay memorable.

Enjoy a swim in the indoor pool or throw some horseshoes by the sport courts. Relax with a drink at Spenser's Lounge, or pick up a souvenir at the Depot Gift Shop. Whether you're looking for a romanitc getaway or a rewarding family vacation, the GCR Hotel is your homebase for fun.

It's All About Location
Immerse yourself in the romance of the rails. The GCR Hotel is conveniently located across from the Williams Depot. And it's a mere two blocks north of downtown Williams and Route 66. Stroll over to the quaint downtown district and enjoy small-town America at its best. Or, enjoy a round of golf at Elephant Rocks golf course, just minutes away from the hotel. Want to see the region? Williams is ideally situated close to the Grand Canyon, Flagstaff, Sedona and other points of interest.


  • Indoor swimming Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Basketball & volleyball courts
  • Childs playground
  • Lounge
  • Nearby restaurant at depot - The Grand Depot Cafe
  • Free WiFi

Other Information

Address: 233 N. Grand Canyon Blvd.
Williams, AZ 86046
Notes: Amtrak shuttle operates between this hotel and the Williams Junction train stop.
General: Check In: 3:00 PM Check Out: 11:00 AM Hotel is 100% non-smoking Handicap Accessible: Yes Pets not allowed Hotel is Certified Green
Daily Parking: Free
Value Add: Free WiFi

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