9 Amazingly Cozy Cabin Rentals in Williams, Arizona

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Brittany Varano
January 16, 2019
Updated January 08, 2024

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Williams is a charming little mountain town rightfully dubbed the “Gateway to the Grand Canyon.”

Conveniently located north of Phoenix and west of Flagstaff, Williams offers visitors a fantastic home base to explore some of the region’s best attractions. From downtown, the entrance to the Grand Canyon National Park is only an hour away.

And if you don’t feel like driving, you can relive the past and opt to take the historic Grand Canyon train that departs daily from Williams in the morning, dropping you at the park’s south entrance.

When you’re not off exploring one of America’s most significant landmarks, Williams also offers plenty of family-friendly activities.

Favorites include Bearizona Wildlife Park, the Fame Air Museum, and the many tourist attractions along the historic Route 66. For snowbirds, the Arizona Snowbowl is also nearby, boasting some of the best skiing in the state.

Before you head to Williams, make your trip extra special by booking one of the coziest cabin rentals in Williams to make the most of your time up north.

Related Read: 11 Unforgettable Things to Do at the Grand Canyon

1. Wheel House

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Why you should stay: A high-end cabin with a beautiful, well-appointed outdoor space.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates from: $250/night

The Wheel House is an upscale cabin in Williams that features southwest touches like wagon wheel decor, a mounted bison head, and attractive wooden accent walls. The kitchen is outfitted with knotty pine cabinets and stainless steel appliances, and there are two bedrooms with three beds. With your privacy in mind, the primary bedroom has a full ensuite bathroom.

However, what makes this Williams cabin rental so unique is the spacious covered patio and lovely outdoor living space where you’ll find an outdoor sofa, grill, dining table, and stone fireplace for cozy evenings outside. Steps from the patio, you’ll find a hot tub for some R&R after a day of exploration.

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2. Inn History Grand Canyon

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Why you should stay: Get a little slice of Phantom Ranch — without hiking to the bottom of the Grand Canyon.

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates from: $215/night

Inn History Grand Canyon is a group of four themed cabins, inspired by the history of the Grand Canyon. Inspired by the architecture of Phantom Ranch — a cluster of historic cabins deep within the Canyon — this is a great place to stay for history buffs.

Each one-bedroom one-bathroom cabin is well appointed and features decorations and historical pieces about the Grand Canyon’s eccentric cast of characters, such as the Kolb Brothers who operated a studio on the South Rim for decades.

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Related Read: 12 Magical Glamping Sites Near the Grand Canyon South Rim

3. Sunset Ridge Log Cabin

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Why you should stay: A modern cabin perfect for large groups decked out with lux amenities.

  • Sleeps: 8
  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Rates from: $215/night

Sunset Ridge Log Cabin is an enchanting vacation rental with exceptional architectural elements and classic Americana touches that perfectly capture the spirit of the region. With its charming glass fireplace in the living room and the spiral staircase leading up to the sleeping loft, this home is sure to inspire your own interior design dreams. There are also stunning vaulted ceilings and knotty pine finishings that create a warm and inviting space.

The cabin is in the Red Lake Estates neighborhood of Williams, down a rural dirt road. Surrounded by rolling hills and pops of greenery, you’ll be tempted to spend most of your time outside where a deck, barbecue, fire pit, and hot tub promise to keep you entertained. This is also one of the most affordable cabin rentals in Williams if you max it out the capacity, coming in at around $27 per person, per night.

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4. Sunset View Log Cabin

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Why you should stay: Marvel at stunning sunsets from this new log cabin in the Arizona countryside.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 3 nights
  • Rates from: $129/night

Situated along AZ-64, not far from the downtown streets of Williams, a new log cabin offers guests a fantastic place to call home. The hosts opted for minimalistic and trendy decor and didn’t overlook any details. From the complimentary coffee, tea, and hot chocolate to the provided toiletries, this rural cabin boasts all of the conveniences of a hotel stay.

Other noteworthy amenities include the covered deck, outdoor fire pit, and plush beds with memory foam mattresses.

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5. Two Cabin Property

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Why you should stay: Two private cabins on one large property packed with entertainment and social spaces.

  • Sleeps: 11
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $339/night

This two cabin property in Williams is ideal for large groups or multiple traveling families. In the main cabin, there’s a private bedroom and a sleeping loft with beds to accommodate five guests. Here, you can whip up meals in the upscale kitchen, curl up next to the fireplace, and ignite your competitive spirit in the basement, where an entire cabinet of board games, a poker table, and a ping pong table await.

Across the yard is the guest cabin, where a paved patio, porch swing, fire pit, and horseshoe pit offer excellent fun in the sun. The guest cabin features a full bathroom, kitchenette, living room, and room for four more guests.

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6. Ravenwood Cabin

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Why you should stay: A cozy country cabin with a furnished deck and views of Cataract Canyon.

  • Sleeps: 6
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $197/night

The Ravenwood Cabin is a quintessential rustic escape equipped with all the comforts of home. On the ground floor of this two-bedroom, two-bath log cabin, an open layout connects the living room with the kitchen to foster togetherness.

Large windows allow sunshine to stream in and create a cheerful atmosphere. Pantry staples like coffee, paper towels, spices, and sauces are provided in the kitchen.

“This was one of my favorite places I’ve stayed! I travel often and the hospitality, communication, cleanliness and amenities were superb! This cute cabin felt like home away from home.”

Tori, Santa Cruz, CA
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7. Buck ‘N Ham Palace

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Why you should stay: A pet-friendly log cabin surrounded by Ponderosa pines.

  • Sleeps: 10
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $355/night

Buck ‘N Ham Palace is a large four-bedroom, eight-bed cabin between Park and Williams along Route 66. The house’s interior features vaulted ceilings and an open layout that makes the home feel bigger than it already is and provides plenty of space for your large family and furry friend. From the living room, floor-to-ceiling windows look out onto the picturesque pines surrounding the property.

Indulge in a bit of family bonding over dinner at the long dining table or out on one of the cabin’s two decks. You’ll also find a grill and patio furniture for sunny cookouts, as well as a playground that’ll keep the kids occupied for hours.

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8. The Wright Hill Cabin

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Why you should stay: Quaint rural cabin on a large property with sweeping pines, prairie, and mountain views.

  • Sleeps: 4
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Rates from: $268/night

The Wright Hill Cabin offers guests an idyllic getaway to Arizona’s Grand Canyon region in the small community of Parks, just 15 minutes from Williams. This semi-secluded home has a large, sprawling yard with unobstructed views of Government Prairie and the San Francisco Peaks, all of which you can enjoy from the covered wraparound porch.

Spend your downtime basking in the Arizona sunshine, watching wildlife stroll by, or dining al fresco with the provided grill. There’s also plush patio seating and a heat lamp so you can dine outside even when it’s a bit chilly. Or head inside, and get cozy next to the wood-burning stove in the living room. The choice is yours.

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Related Read: 8 Best Grand Canyon Airbnbs for Adventurous Travelers

9. R&R Ranch

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Why you should stay: A spacious log cabin with kid-approved touches like an air hockey table and a basketball court.

  • Sleeps: 14
  • Minimum stay: 4 nights
  • Rates from: $350/night

Aptly named, the R&R Ranch offers guests a wonderful place to recharge in the high country air. Here, fantastic views of the San Francisco Peaks and sprawling countryside greet you from the large wraparound deck. Bring cookout supplies to make good use of the stainless steel grill and picnic tables when the weather is nice.

You’ll find attractive wooden surfaces throughout the home, as well as cabin accents such as a mounted elk head, antler chandelier, and leather furnishings. This expansive cabin boasts 20 acres, 3,000 square feet of space, and ten beds to comfortably accommodate your large party. For the lucky heads of household, the largest bedroom has its own ensuite bathroom with a jetted bathtub and a walk-in closet.

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Plan Your Trip to Williams, Arizona

Now that you’ve decided which of the cabin rentals near Williams is worth a visit, it’s time to decide how to spend your days.

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