We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Thunderbird Lodge

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Thunderbird Lodge
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

715 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 636: English reviews
Start your review of Thunderbird Lodge
 Click to rate
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for a night and the room was nice and cozy. Great that there was coffee and tea in the room since it was snowing outside. You don't need a room with a view here. We were on the ground floor facing the street and that too was a pretty good view. 20 steps out of your room...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Li Lin C
los angeles
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent a lot of time planning our trip the the Grand Canyon. We weren't sure if it was worth the effort to keep trying for a room on the rim versus staying at the Maswik. I think it was worth it. We ended up getting a canyon side room at the last minute. It certainly wasn't as important as...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank paurora
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was very lucky to find a room at thunderbird lodge when I planned the trip just a month ago. Usually the rooms are sold out. If you want to stay there, book earlier. The room is clean and comfortable. Next to the Grand Canyon. Unfortunately, we got snow the day we arrived. It was cold outside. So we stayed...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank kxz255
Prague
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed two nights at the lodge and found it comfortable, clean and so convenient. Our room had a view of the canyon and we stepped right out to the South rim trail. The beds were super comfortable. There is in room coffee service and a mini fridge. Everything in the bathroom was modern and clean. Ample soap and lotion...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Veronica R
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved staying in the park at the Thunderbird. Our room overlooked the Canyon. Needed a bit refreshing, but the room was clean and comfortable. We were on a Caravan Tour and had an excellent BBQ dinner prepared by El Tovar Restaurant Staff and served at the Conference Room at Thunderbird. The breakfast buffet was just as good. Breakfast t the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Irene W
Gurnee, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were two things I loved about this lodge. One, it's very old. So the walls are made of brick. Which makes the room very quiet. Two, the location. We were right in the middle of the Village. Close to everything. The rooms at the Grand Canyon are not cheap, but we loved being there before the train and other...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Lenora M
New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Straightforward motel building which has relatively recently renovated rooms. Very convenient with fabulous views. Bright Angel Lodge and Restaurant a few steps to you left and a few steps forward, you are peering over the Rim!

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank e_mansmom
New York, NY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms are as bare-bones and tiny as everyone has said, and the hallways feel very 1960s. The doors and walls are thin, so someone leaves their room at 5am and you feel like the door just slammed right next to your ear. There's not much in the way of amenities, although the rooms do have small fridges and there's...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Lawyerish
toronto
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Firstly, the hotel itself is VERY dated with carpets that look straight out of Mad Men. The rooms are nothing special but do offer a fridge, a comfy bed and a consistent shower. If you get a parking spot anywhere near the hotel, treasure it and don’t leave it. Remember you have to check in to the Bright Angel Lodge...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank ralu25
USA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just looking back, I realize that every morning I wake up to a large picture of the Grand Canyon that I shot just after sunrise because we stayed there-Fantastic! Worth it to roll out of bed & pad along the canyon rim in your slippers!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank goinmobile68

283 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (282)
Viewed
Room/Suite (44)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (81)
Viewed
View from Room (30)
Viewed
Bathroom (12)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (2)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Other (110)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Grand Canyon National Park
1.8 km away
Yavapai Lodge
Yavapai Lodge
#2 of 3 in Grand Canyon National Park
2,081 reviews
0.2 km away
El Tovar Hotel
El Tovar Hotel
#1 of 3 in Grand Canyon National Park
2,836 reviews
0.6 km away
Maswik Lodge
Maswik Lodge
#3 of 3 in Grand Canyon National Park
2,758 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
9.8 km away
Best Western Premier Grand Canyon Squire Inn
9.7 km away
The Grand Hotel at the Grand Canyon
9.6 km away
Holiday Inn Express Grand Canyon
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Thunderbird Lodge

Address: Canyon Rim, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ 86023
Region: United States > Arizona > Grand Canyon National Park
Price Range: €203 - €374 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Thunderbird Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 55
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Orbitz, Hotels.com, Cancelon, Travelocity and getaroom.com so you can book your Thunderbird Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Thunderbird Hotel Grand Canyon National Park
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Thunderbird Lodge staff and other travellers.
9 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (9)

Questions? Get answers from Thunderbird Lodge staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“2nd floor at Thunderbird has much better views but lots of stairs.”
paurora, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room with a view of the canyon.”
LandJ06, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Be sure to get a room with a canyon view!”
Lawyerish, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I think they all look at the canyon but be sure!”
  • Bathroom: environmental and noncarcinogenic soaps with nice animal details on the tiling
Merlinaut2013, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“2nd floor rooms may have better view”
lelando, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
5 of 5