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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” (72 reviews)
LOCATION
Williams, AZ
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+1 800-843-8724
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"train ride"
in 57 reviews
"gift shop"
in 72 reviews
"grand canyon railway"
in 33 reviews
"wild west show"
in 25 reviews
"ticket office"
in 7 reviews
"the polar express"
in 23 reviews
"steam engine"
in 8 reviews
"clean restrooms"
in 6 reviews
"north pole"
in 8 reviews
"rv park"
in 5 reviews
"dome car"
in 5 reviews
"train leaves"
in 8 reviews
"step back in time"
in 5 reviews
"old west"
in 11 reviews
"a lot of fun"
in 7 reviews
"on display"
in 5 reviews
"great trip"
in 5 reviews
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Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Great gift shop here, entertainment was fun and the employees were very helpful! Great place to visit!

Thank luckyno39
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Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the visit to the depot and the gift shop . Staff were courteous and helpful. Would definitely stop here again.

Thank Laura B
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

Take the train from the depot to see the Grand Canyon - Lots of fun on board - It's an amazing fab day!

1  Thank lollyHW
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

Spent one evening exploring downtown Williams and the Williams Depot prior to our train trip to the Grand Canyon. Our family of 4 have done the Polar Express experience twice before, and this was our first visit after the Xmas rush. We got great family...More

Thank Andrew Y
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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Gift shop, restsurant, wild west enactment/shoot out. This is a government controlled concession, so it is predictable, clean and about 30 minutes of fun before you head to the Grand Canyon. If you are riding the train to the Grand Canyon, you come here to...More

1  Thank traveldiva5
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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

This is the place to be to pick up your tickets, use the clean restrooms, shop for gifts and get some coffee. I would recommend arriving about 45 minutes before the train leaves so that you can look around and also see the old west...More

1  Thank Funtraveler2014
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Reviewed March 10, 2018

The old looking train depot in Williams, AZ was the perfect setting for the railroad service from there to the South Rim of the stunning Grand Canyon. After the Cowboy Show near the depot, you're mind set takes you back to the turn of the...More

1  Thank 1958Rita
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Reviewed February 28, 2018

We were there for the 9.30 departure of the Grand Canyon train. Ok so it wasn’t the steam train, but it was still fun to experience. There were 3 guys dressed up in period costumes. The atmosphere was great, with anyone excited to be boarding....More

3  Thank Snowdy7
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Reviewed February 20, 2018

we stayed at the Grand Canyon Rail Hotel in Williams, Az. a very nice Hotel, very clean, great comfortable beds, rooms are well appointed and staff professional and very helpful.

Thank Ray T
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Reviewed February 12, 2018

You have to go to the Williams Depot if you're taking the train to the Grand Canyon. Nice gift shop, clean and friendly people.

Thank Hazman54
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joheydon
June 17, 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
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Mswonderful4u
December 13, 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
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Jo Ann C
December 27, 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
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