Top 5 Cheap Grand Canyon Hotels

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Plenty of well priced Grand Canyon hotels and motels can be found in the towns scattered throughout Northern Arizona, allowing guests to pick and choose exactly what suits them best. When looking for inexpensive lodging, keep in mind that national hotel and motel chains are often a popular choice. However, if you prefer to eschew the typical franchise in favour of sleeping in a wigwam overlooking the north rim or in a traditional cabin, plenty of places offer independent lodging.

Top Five cheap hotels for north and south rim:

The Canyon Country Inn is a great base for any trip to the Grand Canyon. Homey and warm, this bed and breakfast offers Continental breakfasts as well as an interesting array of decorative teddy bears collections. Located at 442 West Route 66 in Williams. Tel: (928) 635 2349. Rates between $50 to $100 per night.

The Wigwam Village Motel is the most creative of all the Grand Canyon hotels. Built in the 1950s, the 15 room Wigwam Motel houses guests in concrete wigwams that line the historic Route 66. Situated on the South Rim of the canyon, the Wigwam Motel is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Located at 811 West Hopi Drive in Holbrook. Tel: (928) 524 3048; reservations are recommended. Rates under $50 per night.

Called the ‘Grand Dame of Prescott,’ the Hotel St. Michael was built in the early 1900s on Whiskey Row (so named for its collection of bars and saloons). Today the 72 room hotel is a clean, friendly place that offers visitors easy access to shopping, golf and casinos as well as the Grand Canyon. Located at 205 West Gurley Street in Prescott. Tel: (928) 776 1999. Rates from $69 to $109 per night and include a hot breakfast cooked to order.

The 96 room Mountainside Inn offers guests regular karaoke singing in a festive lounge as well as an enormous steakhouse restaurant called ‘Miss Kitty’s.’ Stay here for the Inn’s quirky ‘Western atmosphere’ which is popular among Grand Canyon hotels. The Inn offers an outdoor swimming pool and easy access to hiking and bike trails. Located at 642 East Route 66 in Williams. Tel: (928) 635 4431. Rates from $49 to $66 per night.

The Hotel Brunswick provides guests with a warm, 1900s style stay. Built in 1909, each of the hotel’s 24 rooms are furnished with quilts and antiques to foster an ‘old fashioned’ air. Why not stay where Clark Gable was once a guest? Located at 315 East Andy Devine Avenue in Kingman. Tel: (928) 718 1800. Rates from $30 to $175 per night, depending on room size and time of year.