North Rim Hotels

The North Rim is a very remote destination so there is limited lodging and services, plus the short summer-only season means it sells out quickly. The jewel of the North Rim, perched on the precipice of the Kaibab Plateau, is the dignified Grand Canyon Lodge - a charming mix of motel and cabin accommodations and the only lodging inside the National Park. Just 5 miles outside of the park, the Kaibab Lodge is nestled on the Plateau amid a stand of Ponderosa pine. In nearby Jacob Lake, a scenic 44 miles from the North Rim, lies the Jacob Lake Inn. If you prefer a night-sky canopy and the smell of pine over Grand Canyon North Rim motels and lodging, be sure to check out North Rim RV camp sites and campgrounds; one campground is inside the Park, while several others lie just beyond.

At the North Rim, a moderate budget should secure you a room at the Grand Canyon Lodge inside the Park; rates range from $124 for a motel room to $173 for a cabin. Visitors to the North Rim can't realistically do it in just one day, so we encourage you to book at least one overnight; even better, increase your length of stay to at least two nights and plan to stay at the rim or in Page, Fredonia or southern Utah.

The North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park is located atop the Kaibab Plateau in an astoundingly remote part of northern Arizona. There are very few accommodations available in the Park and nearby small villages like Jacob Lake, so many visitors wisely opt to stay in the Page-Lake Powell area, 120 beautiful miles from the entrance to Grand Canyon North Rim on the border of Arizona and Utah. Look for high-quality, affordable lodging in Page from familiar hotel chains and locally-owned motels.

In complement to the North Rim, the breathtaking country that surrounds offers visitors easy access to a host of Arizona and Utah destinations, often referred to as The Grand Circle. To access them all, consider establishing your home base in Kanab, Utah. St. George and Kanab hotels, motels and resorts offer a varied range in elegance and price - from minimalist motels to magnanimous golf resorts (with the latter being found only in St. George.) Either town makes an ideal launching pad for trips to the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park as well as Monument Valley, Bryce Canyon, Canyon De Chelly, Zion National Park, and Marble Canyon. Sightseeing, white water rafting and backpacking/rock climbing opportunities abound in nearby natural wonders such as Antelope Slot Canyon; Horseshoe Bend; Lake Powell, Wahweap and Antelope Point Marinas; Lees Ferry; Rainbow Bridge; Navajo National Monument; Indian ruins and Navajo Village, all easily accessible from St. George, UT hotels and resorts.

Any Grand Canyon North Rim vacation will require an overnight, whether camping or lodging. The merits of choosing to make the trip to the North Rim are clear: far fewer crowds at the Rim and on trails; dramatic views distinct from those you'll get at the South Rim or West Rim; world-class hiking and backpacking and breathtaking scenery. When the sun goes down on your North Rim visit, the reasons to camp inside the National Park or just outside of the park boundaries atop the Kaibab Plateau are just as clear.

At the North Rim, you can tent and RV camp (no hookups, though there is a dump station) at the North Rim Campground inside the National Park. Outside of the park in the Kaibab National Forest, you'll find limited dispersed camping as well as campsites suitable for tents, trailers and small motor homes in US Forest Service's DeMotte Campground and Jacob Lake Campground. The USFS campgrounds do not have hook-ups and are available on a no-reservation, first-come first-served basis. All campsites, in and outside of the National Park, run $6 - $50 per night based on the site and the season.

 

1. Kaibab Lodge

Kaibab Lodge is in the heart of the North Kaibab National Forest just five miles from the entrance t
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Highway 67
Grand Canyon National Park, North Rim, AZ 86052
9286382389
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2. America’s Best Value Inn Page

This 2-story, AAA-Approved Inn features 39 recently renovated rooms with free Wi-Fi, micro/fridge, T
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75 7th Avenue
Page, AZ 86040
9286452858
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3. Best Western Red Hills

Stay at this Kanab, Utah hotel located near Bryce Canyon, Lake Powell and the Zion National Park. We
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125 West Center Street
Kanab, UT 84741
4356442675
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4. Page Boy Motel

Ideally situated on Lake Powell Boulevard, the main street in Page, only minutes from the extraordin
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150 North Lake Powell Boulevard
Page, AZ 86040
9286452416
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5. Knights Inn Lake Powell

Located just minutes from Lake Powell and the Glen Canyon Dam, the Budget Inn offers boaters and vac
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121 South Lake Powell Boulevard
Page, AZ 86040
4806640338
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6. Best Western PLUS At Lake Powell

Located 2 miles south of Glen Canyon Dam, this hotel is 100% non-smoking and a Chairman Award winner
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208 North Lake Powell Boulevard
WILLIAMS, AZ 86046
9286455988
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7. Best Western View Of Lake Powell Hotel

Voted best view in Page! Surrounded by breathtaking views of the Glen Canyon Rim and just 2 miles fr
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716 Rimview Drive
Page, AZ 86040
9286458868
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8. Aikens Lodge Kanab

Aikens Lodge is a superior, clean motel with outside entrances to all rooms. Single level rooms avai
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79 West Center Street
Kanab, UT 84741
4356442625
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9. Days Inn & Suites Kanab

Formerly Shilo Inn Suites, this 100% non smoking hotel is located within an easy drive to six nation
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296 West 100 North
Kanab, UT 84741
4356442562
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10. Rodeway Inn Kanab

The hotel is located in downtown Kanab, close to shopping and the area's restaurants. Kanab is the j
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70 South 200 West
Kanab, UT 84741
4356445500
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11. Travelodge Page

The Travelodge in Page, Arizona, offers a resort atmosphere with great views. The hotel offers large
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207 North Lake Powell Boulevard
Page, AZ 86040
9286452451
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12. Super 8 Page/Lake Powell

Welcome to Super 8 Page-Lake Powell. The AAA approved 3 Diamond property has a SuperStart breakfast
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649 South Lake Powell Boulevard
Page, AZ 86040
9286455858
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13. Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kanab

Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites in Kanab, Utah. When you are traveling in Southern
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217 South 100 East
Kanab, UT 84741
4356443100
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14. Hampton Inn Kayenta

The Hampton Inn Kayenta hotel in Arizona is located mile from the intersection of Hwy. 160 and 163
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U.S. 160
Kayenta, AZ 86033
9286973170
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15. Rodeway Inn Page

Located in downtown Page, within walking distance to shops, restaurants, and city offices. Balconies
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107 South Lake Powell Boulevard
Page, AZ 86040
9286452406
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16. Holiday Inn Express Page Lake Powell

The Holiday Inn Express Hotel of Page/Lake Powell offers complimentary Express Start continental bre
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751 South Navajo Drive
Page, AZ 86040
9286459000
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17. Ticaboo Resort

Located 12 miles North of Bullfrog Marina within the Glen Canyon National recreational area. 70 doub
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Highway 276
LAKE POWELL, UT 84533
4357882110
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18. Courtyard Page At Lake Powell

Completely renovated in 2011 and overlooking Arizona's breathtaking Glen Canyon National Recreation
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600 Clubhouse Drive
Page, AZ 86040
9286455000
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19. Days Inn & Suites Page Lake Powell

Located 2 miles south of Glen Canyon Dam, this hotel is 100% non-smoking and a Chairman Award winner
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961 U.S. 89
Page, AZ 86040
9286452800
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20. Lake Powell Resort

Lake Powell Resort offers upscale accommodations with all the amenities. Overlooking spectacular lak
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Lake Shore Drive
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Page, AZ 86040
9286452433
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21. Comfort Inn Kanab

Guests will enjoy staying in this interior corridor hotel with great views of the adjacent golf cour
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815 U.S. 89
Kanab, UT 84741
4356448888
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22. Quality Inn At Lake Powell

Scenic hilltop location overlooking Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Powell. Adjacent to Lake Powell's four
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287 North Lake Powell Boulevard
Page, AZ 86040
9286458851
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NORTH RIM HOTELS AND THINGS TO DO

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CAMPING IN THE GRAND CANYON

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HIKING & BACKPACKING IN THE GRAND CANYON

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A Day At The Canyon from John Burcham Photography. John Burcham is a commercial, editorial photographer based out of Flagstaff, AZ. You can see more of his work at www.johnburcham.com