Williams Arizona lodging is especially popular with travelers who have their sights set on the nearby Grand Canyon. Route 66 enthusiasts who want to revel in the historic road's glorious past also tend to frequent the Williams lodging establishments. Route 66 passes right through the heart of town, and there are portions of the road on either side of the city as well. Whatever your reason for visiting Williams, the lodging options are rather diverse. Some visitors take to camping, as there are plenty of RV resorts and campgrounds in the area. Cabins are also available for rent in the region, only adding to the Williams Arizona lodging possibilities. As for the hotels and motels, they are all reasonably priced, making Williams an ideal northern Arizona base for budget-minded tourists.
While none of the Williams hotels are overly luxurious, travelers who desire an elevated level of comfort and service can hope to book a room at the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel (pictured). This relatively upscale hotel can be found right next to the Williams Train Depot, and it is affiliated with the Grand Canyon Railway. Excellent Grand Canyon Railway Hotel and train packages are available to suit a range of needs, with some even featuring meals and a night or more at one of the Grand Canyon lodges. As for the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel itself, a classic Western décor characterizes the common areas, and while the décor in the guest units is more standard, it is attractive enough. There are 297 total guest units, and in addition to being comfortable, they are relatively spacious. The 287 guestrooms come in at around 330 square feet, while most of the suites offer approximately 550 square feet. Should there be room in the budget, the 1,000-square-foot Rail Baron Suite is the guest unit of choice, its amenities including a full kitchen with granite counter tops and a full-size dining table.
Standard guest unit amenities at the Grand Canyon Railway Hotel include air conditioning, cable TV, a coffee maker, an alarm clock, and a full bathroom. Save for the more upscale Rail Baron Suite, the suites boast kitchenettes. When guests aren't relaxing in their room or suite, they can visit the onsite pub, swim in the attractive indoor pool, hit the game room, workout in the exercise room, or stop by the tour desk, among other things. The hotel also boasts an excellent playground for the kids. It is worth noting that the hotel operates an adjacent RV Park with 124 spaces that can accommodate the largest of RVs.
Found at 2600 W Route 66, the AAA 3 Diamond Best Western Inn of Williams is one of the best Williams Arizona lodging options for Route 66 enthusiasts. It's also an ideal place to stay for those who want to enjoy a certain amount of amenities. There are 80 clean and comfortable guest units to choose from at this Best Western establishment, and four if these guest units come in the form of larger suites. The hotel also offers a pair of king rooms with full kitchens. Flat-screen TVs are in many of the units, and satellite programming is standard. Other standard amenities that guests can expect to enjoy include a coffee maker, an iron, a hair dryer, air conditioning, heating, a complimentary daily newspaper, a mini fridge, free toiletries, data ports, and complimentary Internet access. For guests who are without a personal laptop, there is a guest computer center at the Best Western Inn of Williams. Other facilities include an onsite restaurant, a communal fire pit, a heated outdoor pool, a cozy lobby with a fireplace, and an evening cocktail lounge. When it comes to the most upscale Williams hotels, the Best Western Inn of Williams is another candidate for top pick.
The Lodge on Route 66
There are many cheap motels in Williams Arizona, and they are understandably popular with budget travelers. Some are more upscale than others, with the Lodge on Route 66 being the most luxurious motel in the land. The Lodge on Route 66 hails itself as "Williams' only upscale luxury Route 66 Motel," and thanks to the renovations, it has a right to make that claim. There might be cheaper motels in town, but none are this attractive. Travertine counter tops in the bathroom, travertine flooring, upgraded carpet, flat-screen TVs, solid wood furnishings, and pillow top mattresses figure among the standard amenities in the rooms. Some larger suites have fireplaces and/or kitchenettes. Book the relatively exclusive Executive Suite, and a travertine Jacuzzi tub also figure among the amenities. There are only nine rooms and nine suites to choose from at the Lodge on Route 66, and thanks to the quality of these guest units, they tend to go fast. As is true of other Williams hotels, the Lodge on Route 66 offers enticing vacation packages that include accommodations and perks such as a train ride and a round of golf.
Route 66 Inn
While the Lodge on Route 66 is attractive for a number of reasons, those who are interested in the cheapest of the cheap motels in Williams Arizona might prefer the Grand Motel. This motel promises clean rooms at a good price, and there are seventeen to choose from. While they definitely are not luxury units, the rooms at the Grand Motel are relatively spacious and boast free Wi-Fi, cable TV, small kitchenettes, and a satisfying supply of toiletries and towels. The guest units also feature a balcony or terrace, and daily maid service helps to keep them clean. It is worth noting that the Grand Motel in Williams is found on Route 66 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Should it be full during your visit, there are other cheap motels in Williams Arizona that can also help you save on rates, and they include the Motel 6 Williams West and the Highlander Motel, to name a couple.