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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.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift shop” (67 reviews)
“grand canyon” (132 reviews)
Williams, AZ
+1 800-843-8724
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

Depot has a large assortment of t shirts and souveniers. The dinner and breakfasts were buffet style. It was ok...not great but ok. Looks like the buffet has a larger selection than it does because they have they same items on both sides of the...More

Thank paul l
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

The train ride was good the train beautiful the staff faboulas, only let down we expected to see more of the Canyon from the train

Thank Martyandrews
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We stayed overnight in the hotel and took the train to the Grand Canyon the next day. Our package included two dinners and two breakfasts in the depot buffet, three hotel nights, the train to the Grand Canyon. This was a wonderful trip. We can't...More

Thank 773sueg
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

The Williams Depot is the starting point for the Grand Canyon RR excursions, as well as being an historic train depot. In addition to the ticket counters, they have a great gift shop, and the Grand Depot Cafe. It's a beautiful facility! They have displays...More

Thank mlowder500
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We booked the 3 day 2 night package, all inclusive through AAA. The train ride and bus tour was our first experience, and our second visit in 15 years. We had a great time overall. The train staff was excellent, which added to the wonderful...More

Thank Rick L
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Walked over to the depot from the campground. Lots of shade and benches to sit and watch people boarding and arriving back from Grand Canyon. Also there are commercial trains also using the tracks. The depot has a old steam engine on display and other...More

Thank rvforever
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We made reservations ahead, and fortunately got to the ticket counter ahead of the many, many folks who had to check in. Friendly counter help. No problems. Gift shop was teeming with people, and I found nothing I needed to buy, so all was well.

Thank Lee L
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Enjoyed heading to the train depot to catch the train into the Grand Canyon. Staff were great and very helpful with answering questions and seemed to give each person the attention they needed. Due to the train schedule however, there was a little bit of...More

Thank A R
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Taking the train from Williams was something I want to experience, so booked our Grand Canyon trip through the Railways. In mid May, the weather was still kind of chilly and with the wind blowing that day, made it a little cold to walk around...More

Thank elehciag
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We rode the Train to the Grand Canyon. This was a very fun time and the Train personal were very helpful. The Grand Canyon railway provide entertainment on the trip to and from the grand Canyon. We also have about three to fours hours to...More

Thank Charles M
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17 June 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
13 December 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
Jo Ann C
27 December 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