This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Williams. To help you make friends with Williams before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Williams, located in the north of Arizona, is situated on the famous and classic Route 66, and is also one of the major gateways to the Grand Canyon National Park. The city provides all the usual city amenities, such as banks, gas station, supermarkets, and tourist information center, which makes it a great place to stop and refuel.
There are many companies in town that offers shuttle services to the nearby attractions. Information about nearby attractions can also be obtained from the tourist information center. The center also provides free maps, including a free map for a historic city walk, which takes about forty minutes, and is a nice way to spend an afternoon. There are also many restaurants, serving local and international cuisine; bars, usually with a daily happy hour; and supermarkets and smaller shops and markets.
There are a few budget accommodation options available, including budget hotels, bed and breakfasts, motels, RV parks, camping grounds and of course hostels in Williams. Some hotels and bed and breakfasts also offer dorm rooms.
Williams hostels usually provide the following services -- Wi-Fi or internet services, laundry, hot-water showers, breakfast, barbecue facilities, swimming pool, and the option of a late checkout. These services are not always included in the price, and should be confirmed at time of booking. If the hostel does not provide the service you require, you should be able to find the service in the town center.
Written by local enthusiast for Williams hostelsKelly Sheldrick