Maswik Lodge North

Grand Canyon, Arizona

The hotel

Surround yourself with Ponderosa pine forest at this simple, comfortable lodge, just a short walk to the Grand Canyon's edge. A food court on site serves American classics — or you can grab a freshly baked pizza at the Pizza Pub whilst you watch the sport.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Restaurant

Where is it

Inside the National Park area, Maswik Lodge is 1/4 mile from the South Rim. Drive time from Las Vegas: 4 hours 15 minutes.

Hotel information

Maswik Lodge is split into North and South.

Maswik Lodge North has 160 rooms on 2 floors in 12 buildings (no lifts). Rooms have full bath, telephone, TV, air-conditioning, hairdryer, safe, iron/ironing board, coffee maker and fridge. Standard Rooms offer 2 queen-size beds, sleeping maximum 4 adults. King-size bed available on request, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Maswik Lodge features a buffet-style cafe including International menu, gift shop, tour desk and pizza pub including big screen TVs. Complimentary shuttle bus year round to the rim and locations in Grand Canyon Village. Self-parking*.

*Denotes local charge.

Please note: there is a charge of approximately $35 per car to enter the Grand Canyon National Park for 7 days. This charge must be paid locally and is subject to change. If you are planning to visit a number of National Parks in the area where entrance fees apply, you may want to consider purchasing an annual pass for $80 rather than paying for each Park separately. This pass is valid for 12 months and can be purchased at http://www.nps.gov/findapark/passes.htm

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Image of the Tripadvisor rating Rustic, but unnecessarily rustic

Aug 2, 2021 CCSconsin Milwaukee, Wisconsin

I appreciate the history and the rustic accommodations. Not having a TV is great every now and then, so no big deal. However, no wifi and substandard bedding is disappointing. Remember, these rooms are $300ish/night and in the middle of nowhere. Limited seating at the lodge dining room means "gas station" food at the deli. I really wouldn't… Read more
I appreciate the history and the rustic accommodations. Not having a TV is great every now and then, so no big deal. However, no wifi and substandard bedding is disappointing. Remember, these rooms are $300ish/night and in the middle of nowhere. Limited seating at the lodge dining room means "gas station" food at the deli. I really wouldn't spend more than 2 nights here, considering the primitive accommodations. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Hardly perfect, but the perfect place to be

Jul 31, 2021 TripRabbit Virginia

We felt fortunate to secure May accommodations the first day they became available -- and rapidly sold out. While our stay was hardly perfect, we left profoundly grateful we had been able to spend two nights right at the North Rim. The not-so-good parts started right away; we arrived around 3:30 and found a non-moving line already in place to… Read more
We felt fortunate to secure May accommodations the first day they became available -- and rapidly sold out. While our stay was hardly perfect, we left profoundly grateful we had been able to spend two nights right at the North Rim. The not-so-good parts started right away; we arrived around 3:30 and found a non-moving line already in place to check in. Reason: no check ins would begin until 4:00, and the reason for that: there was such a shortage of housekeeping personnel that the cabins would not be ready until then. Our Frontier Cabin was pretty much as expected; this is not the Ahwahnee of Lake Yellowstone Hotel, but we knew that going in. The only real disappointment is that you have no trouble hearing your neighbors in the other half of these cabins. Dining was a superb experience one night and okay the next. Some personnel clearly had been at this for a while, but others were obviously new to the scene. Be flexible in your expectations, and don’t be surprised if you have to wait a little to be seated at your reserved time. But here is where the lodge has no equal: this is far and away one of the most stunning locations imaginable for a hotel/lodge/inn. I don’t think any cabins are more than a five minute walk to the main building where the views from the dining room and terrace are memorable. What a way to enjoy a glass of beer/wine or a cocktail sitting in a big chair as the sun goes down, and if you are up for an unforgettable sunrise, Bright Angel Point is less than 20 minutes down a trail that begins at the lodge. All this without having to drive an hour or more to get in and again to get out. 
Despite some of the obvious shortcomings, we would absolutely, positively choose to stay here again if we would ever choose to revisit the North Rim. Tip#1: Book your dinners well in advance. I cannot stress this enough! We booked at least two months out, and already, there were some times taken between 6:30 and 7:30. The often-beleaguered host was constantly bombarded with people inquiring about walk-up seating, and while no-shows sometimes permitted last-minute requests to be met, it could be several hours before those folks could be seated. Tip #2: You don’t need to buy morning coffee at “Deli in the Pines”. Coffee is just to the right as you enter the main lodge a few steps away. Tip #3: I can’t speak to the quality of the motel rooms, but note that they require a considerably longer walk to/from the main lodge. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Wonderful location

Jul 30, 2021 Pinecastle51 Orlando, Florida

We booked a partial rim view western cabin for 3 nights. The cabin was very cute with a gas fireplace that gave off heat. The view from the front porch was very nice and it was just a short walk to the lodge and the Bright Angel Point trail. I was very excited to get this cabin because the website to book is a complete disaster. It kept… Read more
We booked a partial rim view western cabin for 3 nights. The cabin was very cute with a gas fireplace that gave off heat. The view from the front porch was very nice and it was just a short walk to the lodge and the Bright Angel Point trail. I was very excited to get this cabin because the website to book is a complete disaster. It kept crashing and then giving messages to come back in a month or two for the dates that we wanted. The cabin is pretty no frills which is typical of National Park lodges. It was clean, although there was a mousetrap in the corner with some mouse droppings nearby. There is no maid service at all. They did bring fresh towels when we asked and the hair dryer blew up and they brought us another one. The bed was pretty uncomfortable. The location absolutely cannot be beat so it was worth paying a high price. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Sweet and charming!

Jul 30, 2021 Mei-Mei K Estero, Florida

We had a fabulous 3 weeks at 6 national parks, staying at 13 lodgings including 3 national parks. The North Rim lodge exceeded my expectations, despite us having just left the amazing Fred Harvey suite at the El Tovar on the south rim! I had checked multiple times daily and was surprised by cancellations for western cabins. You do have to call to… Read more
We had a fabulous 3 weeks at 6 national parks, staying at 13 lodgings including 3 national parks. The North Rim lodge exceeded my expectations, despite us having just left the amazing Fred Harvey suite at the El Tovar on the south rim! I had checked multiple times daily and was surprised by cancellations for western cabins. You do have to call to ask about rim cabins. There's a very large parking lot--you can't drive to the lodge itself to check in. What is very vague is that they offer free porter service! The porter stacks your bags and you onto a golf cart from the parking lot straight to your cabin. It was totally worth a generous tip. Cabin 316 was compact and basic but kind of like a sweet hotel room. Small fridge, small closet-type space, small table, small bathroom, small AC. No coffeemaker alas. We actually asked for extra blankets and turned on the fireplace June 30! No views but one minute to the rim. I scouted the best cabins: while only 6 are listed as top end rim views, many others have nice positioning. 309 is best, then 301, 306, 305. 310 and 320 are further back but face the canyon. 318, 332, 334, 340, 359, 360, 355, 354, 314 all have peekaboo views through pines and are mostly private. Our dining also exceeded expectations: lovely dining room, good quality food. Our first night, a double rainbow appeared and we left our food and dashed out for some pictures. (I had asked for reservations as soon as the lodge was opened May 1.) The bar was also nice; the little store/cafe was very lame. BTW if you're still pondering whether to go to the North Rim, it was lovely and worth the long (beautiful) drive from the South Rim. Less crowded, different landscape driving in, much cooler temperatures. We did 2 nights at each and enjoyed both. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Rustic but functional

Jul 28, 2021 princessebird Fort Worth, Texas

We stayed in Pioneer Cabin 126 for 2 nights. We had a sliver of a view of the canyon from one window. The cabin was certainly rustic. It had a small fridge that was much appreciated. The bathroom was small but functional. The beds were not the most comfortable but we made do. We did not see any evidence of mice in our cabin. We checked in during a… Read more
We stayed in Pioneer Cabin 126 for 2 nights. We had a sliver of a view of the canyon from one window. The cabin was certainly rustic. It had a small fridge that was much appreciated. The bathroom was small but functional. The beds were not the most comfortable but we made do. We did not see any evidence of mice in our cabin. We checked in during a massive thunderstorm. It would have been nice to have been able to drop someone off at the door to avoid getting drenched, but there's about a football field walk from the dropoff point to the desk. Most of the employees were wearing masks. Few of the other guests were. Be prepared to haul your stuff down a rather slick pathway. Read less