Maswik Lodge building and adjacent hotel rooms are contemporary in style. The area, however, is rich cultural in history. The original “Motor Lodge” was constructed in 1927 by the Fred Harvey Company and the Santa Fe Railroad. Traveling by automobile to the parks was quickly becoming fashionable. Rather than having to travel by train or carriage, guests could journey to the Grand Canyon in their own automobiles. In the 1940s, 36 cabins were added and 22 cabins were moved from Bright Angel. Many of the 120 cabins were demolished in the 1960s and replaced by more contemporary two-story hotel rooms in 1972 and 1981. The only architectural component remaining from historic lodge buildings are the original stone pillars.
Maswik is named for a Hopi Kachina who is said to guard the Grand Canyon.
Maswik Lodge is a 280-room lodging complex nestled within several acres of Ponderosa pine forest. It is located just a short quarter-mile walk or bus ride from the canyon’s edge. The complex consists of the main lodge building that houses the Registration Desk, Gift Shop, Maswik Food Court, and Pizza Pub.
Note: All parking lots on the South Rim are open to all National Park visitors. There is no charge for parking with your paid entrance fee, however during peak periods of visitation, it may be necessary to park in satellite parking lots, as there is no assigned hotel parking for guests.
NOTE: All rooms are non-smoking. If you smoke in the guest room, a charge of $175 will be added. Rates are quoted on a per night basis, and based on double occupancy. Rates do not include current tax, but do include the NPS utility surcharge. Rates, taxes, and surcharges are subject to change.
Accessible rooms: Accessible rooms are available, including some with roll-in showers. To see available ADA-compliant rooms check the “ADA/Accessible Rooms” box in the online reservations application or call Central Reservations (7a-7p MT) at (888) 297-2757.