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TravelPod Member ReviewsKachina Lodge Grand Canyon National Park
Kachina Lodge has an amazing location; located right near the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. The views of the Canyon (on a fine day) can be seen from the windows from some of the rooms. We selected 'partial view' which gave us a more than sufficient view of the Canyon for the beautiful sunrise and sunset.
The only criticisms of the Kachina Lodge would be that the key to enter the rooms are quite testy, so you have to be patient, and the internet is extremely slow if it does work. The parking directly infront of the Kachina Lodge is hard to come by, so be prepared to park either on the street, or in front of another lodge. However, if you have to park far away, you can always walk along the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, so you can get a nice view while heading home.
The Kachina Lodge is located near to the Maswick Lodge which is perfect to eat at, however, the lodges are difficult to locate in the dark.
Finally, the Kachina lodge is a great place to play the "Kachina" game. The lodge and location, provides a spectacular location for both novice kachinas and advanced kachinas. Please remember when playing the game, play by the rules as only the players are the referres. Should someone hold up the finger cross on the forehead, the game should cease, and handshakes shared by all. I would definitely recommend this lodge for all players of the game.
All in all, the location makes everything worth it.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.
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