El Tovar Hotel

A National Historic Landmark hotel on the rim of the Grand Canyon.

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USA_Arizona_El Tovar Dining Room – photo credit Xanterra Travel Collection
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USA_Arizona_El Tovar – Hotel Grand Canyon National Park photo credit Xanterra Travel Collection – thetrain.com – credit required

Built in 1905, El Tovar Hotel is the oldest hotel still operating within Grand Canyon National Park and was designed as a cross between a Swiss chalet and a Norwegian villa. Often regarded as one of the most elegant lodges west of the Mississippi River, it has previously hosted the likes of Theodore Roosevelt, Albert Einstein and Paul McCartney.

Located directly on the canyon rim, El Tovar offers spectacular views of the natural wonder and easy access to hiking trails and scenic overlooks. The hotel features a fine dining room (complete with a dress code), a lounge, a liquor store and a patio. Due to the hotel’s historic nature, no two rooms are alike, giving the hotel a distinctive character. Each comes fitted with king or queen-size beds, full-size baths and essential amenities.


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Dominique caught the North America travel bug when she was in her late teens and has travelled extensively throughout the USA and Canada, particularly drawn to the countries' outstanding natural beauty and wildlife. With over 10 years of product and marketing experience in North America, Dominique’s passion for the destination is infectious.

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Joshua has been travelling to the USA since childhood, visiting his father and four siblings on the west coast. He is fortunate to have travelled to 42 of the 50 US states, and hopes to complete the set by his next big birthday.

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