Page, Arizona Hotel Alternatives

By Alley Keosheyan / September 26, 2017

Vacations are awesome. Hotels? Not so much. Cramped living quarters, spending a fortune (and gaining weight) eating three meals a day at restaurants, and coming home to a mountain of dirty laundry makes you want to take a vacation from your vacation. Surely, there has to be a better way to go on your upcoming Grand Canyon/Lake Powell vacation. There is: go home!

Like many American tourist towns, Page, Arizona has a diverse array of vacation rental homes that can make you feel as though you’re really getting away from it all. Imagine, wrapping up a busy day touring Antelope Canyon, Horseshoe Bend and Lake Powell, not by jockeying for a parking space at a traditional hotel, but driving into your own secure garage. Instead of cringing at the prospect of sleeping side-by-side with your parent or sibling, you might have your own comfortable bed, maybe even your own room! And instead of drinking weak coffee that has sat cooking on a burner for who knows how long and noshing on stale bagels and donuts, you can make your morning coffee just the way you like it, and enjoy it with your own home-cooked breakfast. You can even dine al fresco on your own private sunlit porch. It’s all possible when you stay in a Lake Powell vacation rental home instead of a hotel or motel.

If you’re thinking “vacation rental homes are expensive,” think again. Page/Lake Powell vacation rental homes are surprisingly affordable! Take this 2008 modular home conveniently located to Horseshoe Bend, Antelope Canyon and other slot canyons, and Lake Powell Boat Tours: it can sleep up to 10 people comfortably in its 4 spacious bedrooms, comes with free wi-fi and satellite TV, and features a fully-stocked kitchen and laundry facilities. Would you believe it averages $100/night?* With such a reasonable price tag, and being so conducive to total relaxation, you’ll want to settle in and use this home as a base camp from which to explore the many nearby attractions, including:

  • Zion National Park
  • Bryce Canyon
  • Coral Pink Sand Dunes
  • Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
  • The Grand Canyon
  • Monument Valley
  • ….and much more!

2008 3-BR/2-BA Lake Powell Vacation Home

Another popular choice is this charming 3 bedroom, 2 bath stucco home. Also built in 2008, this house is located in a safe, attractive residential area of Page, Arizona and features an open floor plan that’s great for entertaining, cooking, and relaxing. 8 people can sleep comfortably in this home that also offers an attached garage for storing your vehicle or off-road toys. A small boat could be parked on the south side of the house as well, so if you’re bringing your own means of touring Lake Powell, this vacation home would be perfect for you, especially with an average nightly rate of just $85.* Other in-home amenities include:

  • Central Heat & Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet & Wi-Fi
  • Iron & Board
  • Towels & Linens
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Fully-Stocked Kitchen

Everyone loves a room with a view, right? So why not take it a step further and stay in a house with a view! This late model 3-bedroom 2-bath modular home is situated in a brand-new Page, AZ neighborhood on the edge of town, where a 180-degree red rock panorama stretches out before your eyes. If you like to start your day off with a walk or a run, the Page Rim View Trail is just footsteps from your front door. Large bedrooms and closets make this an ideal location for extended stays for up to 8 people and averages $86/night.* Like the afore-mentioned properties, your rate includes all linens, kitchen utensils, use of a washer and dryer and dishwasher, as well as access to a locally-based property manager should you have any questions or need suggestions on sightseeing or dining.

Is that all there is? Not hardly! This is just a small sampling of many vacation rental homes available in the Page, AZ area. Visit VRBO.com, FlipKey.com, HomeAway.com, TripAdvisor.com, Airbnb.com or your favorite hotel booking site for more suggestions. You’re sure to find a Lake Powell Vacation Home that suits your needs and your budget, and that really feels like a home away from home.

*Average rates quoted annually, calculated by nightly rates which vary according to season

 

About the author

Alley Keosheyan

With 20+ years in the tourism industry in Northern Arizona, including 7 years at Grand Canyon South Rim and 15 years at Lake Powell, Alley has taken part in virtually every commercial tour there is! She has ridden the Grand Canyon mules, hiked rim to rim, rafted the rapids of the Colorado River (and the smooth bits, too), enjoyed many a houseboat weekend on Lake Powell, logged countless hours on both airplanes and helicopters, walked on air on the Grand Canyon Skywalk and frolicked in the blue-green waters of Havasu Falls. About the only thing on her "to-do" list now is the Tower Butte Helicopter tour! She now makes a living as a freelance writer by day, bass player in a cover band by night.

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