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Williams Depot

Williams, AZ
+1 800-843-8724
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This train station, built in 1908, is the boarding point of the Grand Canyon Railway.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“train ride” (57 reviews)
“gift shop” (71 reviews)
“grand canyon” (142 reviews)
Williams, AZ
Williams, AZ
+1 800-843-8724
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We arrived at the depot early enough to enjoy all it had to offer. It has a cafe, souvenir shop and Wild West Show, just before boarding. Fun Stuff!!

Thank JHuante
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked our tickets early in the holiday season and we were only able to book after the Christmas so my first recommendation would be to book early. As recommended we came over an hour early before departure. I'm glad we did because we picked...More

Thank Derek F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place and staff. Very good time with family and friends. The store well appointed with a variety of items. Staff helpful. Checkin was efficient and everyone seemed in a good mood. They must see literally hundreds of riders each day; yet, we didn't...More

Thank SLily11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Greeted with the first snow of the season, enjoyable experience overall. Much of what we saw was strictly tourist directed. Was fun though, display was good.

Thank Ted S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The depot was larger than expected and considering the amount of people was very organized for the event. The outside area was decorated with Christmas lights and the inside was tastefully done. The buffet restaurant is very expensive on site.

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have done this twice now and this year was better than the last. Excellent service, a quality experiences, and memories we will always cherish as a family.

Thank pirateer82
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Great place for train fans and kids. they offer train rides to the canyon (seasonal) and during winter "Polar Express train trips" starting at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.... what fun it is to be a kid. recommended meutermedia

Thank MeuterMedia
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Lots of old trains here to look at up close. Gift shop and restaurant on site. You can get a train ride to the Grand Canyon from here. Quaint old town with lots of shopping and things to do.

Thank RetiredIBEW
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Fun Train ride for the grand kids, Love to see their faces light up when they saw Santa on the train.

Thank canyon2017
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We travelled from Williams up to the Grand Canyon. On the way out we were in Dome class which gave us an opportunity to have the best seats on the train, seeing over the train at all the scenery on route. This was expensive but...More

Thank Robin C
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17 June 2017|
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Response from Mike G | Reviewed this property |
The suitcases that you're taking to the canyon need to be dropped off in the Railway Hotel lobby in the morning. They'll take them all the way to your room at the canyon. Extra luggage will have to stay in your car. You... More
14 December 2016|
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Response from Trish R | Reviewed this property |
I have not gone then, but We asked the same question about coming in January and staff stated it is pretty dead there as it is very cold. So the train should not be full. I stayed 2 1/2 days in the Canyon, so not sure of the... More
Jo Ann C
27 December 2014|
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Response from Jeff B | Reviewed this property |
Can not answer 100% yes. We recall seeing some type of nylon jacket that was selling for roughly $50, but unable to say it is what you describe. The wife bought a hoodie sweat shirt versus a jacket. Sorry we can't help you... More