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How far is the Grand Canyon from Flagstaff?
The Grand Canyon National Park is 80 miles from Flagstaff. It will take you about 1 hour and 20 minutes to drive to the south rim.

How much time should I allow to see the canyon?
You should allow at least 3 hours, or more if you are planning on hiking.

If I don't have a car, how do I get to the canyon?
We would first recommend you TAKE OUR TOUR!
If we are not operating or your schedule does not allow, there are other

options available. Our desk staff will be happy to help you with other transportation arrangements.

Do you offer shuttle service to the Grand Canyon?

If our tour is operating and we have the space on our van, we can offer

a shuttle to the canyon for $25.00. For more information go to shuttle information.

How can I arrange for a rental car in Flagstaff?

Our desk staff will be happy to help you make arrangements for a rental car once you arrive.

Is there a grocery store near the hostel?
There are two large supermarkets a 20 minute walk away and a liquor/convenience store one block down the street.

How many people are in each dorm room?
Each dorm room can accommodate 4 guests.
How many rooms does the hostel have?
We have 8 private rooms and 8 dorm rooms.

Do you offer mixed dorms?
We do offer mixed dorms upon request. Otherwise, the dorm rooms are male

or female.

Can I request a particular room or specify a bottom bunk?

Yes, we'll be happy to consider your request, although due to the configuration of the rooms and dorm beds, we cannot make any guarantees. Be assured we will do everything possible to accommodate your request.

Is the hostel noisy?

It can be at times. We do allow alcohol in the building and there can be

a "party" atmosphere on some nights. We do our best to keep quite hours between

11pm and 8 am. We also offer ear plugs for .25 for those looking to mute any bothersome noise.

Do you allow children to stay at the hostel?

Yes we do. Children 8 and under who are sharing a bed with an adult stay FREE. Those 9 and older will pay full price for a dorm bed.

Do you have family rooms?

No, we do not specifically have family rooms, although many families choose

to stay in one dorm room or split up into two private rooms.

Is there an age limit to stay at the hostel?

No, we welcome travelers of all ages. The majority of our guests are between the ages of 18 and 25, but we have had many older and younger guests. For those under 18 who are traveling without an adult, we will need a written consent from a parent.

Do I have to be a hosteling member to stay at the hostel?
No, but we do require a passport or picture ID to check in.
Do you offer discounts to hosteling members?
No, we are an independent hostel - sorry!
Should I make a reservation?
We do recommend making a reservation, especially if you are interested in a private room. Call us toll free in the USA and Canada at 1-888-442-2696, or to make an online reservation click here:  
What happens if my plans change?
We require at least a 48 hour cancellation notice. If you do not cancel your reservation and do not show up on your arrival date, your credit card will be charged.
What if I want to stay longer?
We welcome you to stay on longer, but keep in mind that reservations always take priority. All other beds are sold on a first- come, first- serve basis.
How long can I stay?
We usually limit ones stay to 4 days but we can be flexible here. Just speak to one of our staff members if you are interested in staying longer.
Do you offer weekly rates?
Occasionally we do. The decision is made on a per person basis and depends on the time of year, availability etc.
If I decide to leave early do you offer refunds for unused nights? Generally we do, ask one of our staff members if this occurs. There may be a surcharge for credit card refunds.
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GRAND CANYON INTERNATIONAL HOSTEL
1-888-442-2696 • 1-928-779-9421
info@GrandCanyonHostel.com

19 1/2 South San Francisco Street
Flagstaff AZ 86001