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Williams Depot

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Address: Williams, AZ
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+1 800-843-8724
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This train station, built in 1908, is the boarding point of the Grand...

This train station, built in 1908, is the boarding point of the Grand Canyon Railway.

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William, Az Train Depot

After Christmas 2016 we purchased the package to stay at the Grand Canyon hotel and Depot in Williams, Az. I was very impressed with the holiday decorations and Christmas... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Barbara S
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Lewiston, California
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Lewiston, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After Christmas 2016 we purchased the package to stay at the Grand Canyon hotel and Depot in Williams, Az. I was very impressed with the holiday decorations and Christmas lighting. Though we did NOT participate in the Polar Express Train ride, what I saw was so impressive I will bring my future grandchildren for it! I enjoyed our time in... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect Family Tradition!!! This is fun for the whole family. It is defining a ride filled with Magic for both the children and parents.

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Vista, California, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was fun to see because it is the original Williams train depot, the interior still has the feel of an old fashioned railway station until you see room after room of touristy items. I think it is a bit sad to see old buildings turned into nothing more than a tourist trap, but we went on The Train to... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I took our 2 young boys (3 and 1) to the polar express train ride out of williams depot. all of the staff we encountered were friendly. properly was clean and they had a nice gift shop and coffee shop. The train was also a great experience.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were extremely surprised. It's good. Everything is clean and well organized. They care about the customer. I advise to go.

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Fallbrook, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trains are the thing. The Grand Canyon Railroad and Polar Express are both great experiences. The staff in the shop, on the platform & on the trains are truly GREAT! This is why you come to Williams! Big shout outs for elf Kassieli (?), Chef Nick & Conductor Matt, Santa on the train and particularly Santa in the station... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family of 4 really enjoyed this trip to the North Pole. The train trip was really enjoyable, the characters were awesome and the trip was capped off with Santa visiting all the passengers, but giving special attention to the kids!! Well worth the $$ spent!!!

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Lehighton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I gave my grandson his wish: ride the Polar Express. This was really a great adventure. Following the movie, almost everyone was in pajamas. Each train car has two chefs: they deliver the hot chocolate and a cookie. They sing, then there is the reading of the Polar Express story. Santa is in is sleigh at the North Pole, then... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

I was skeptical about driving from Los Angeles to Williams to ride the Polar Express. After the 90 minute train adventure, I have become a true believer in its magic. I have a 3.5 year old, and the Polar Express offers a memorable family experience that I know will become a holiday tradition. For me as an adult, it offered... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Great place to get warm waiting for the train :) Gift shops, coffee and cocoa. The restaurant is directly next to it. Great diner. So so lunch,

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