Monument Valley was one of those places I had never heard of until I started googling the heck out of Antelope Canyon to see what was nearby.  Once I saw it I knew I had to add it to my itinerary.  And what better place to spend a night in Monument Valley than the hotel located in the Valley itself.  The View Hotel sits atop Monument Valley giving hotel guests sweeping views of the buttes and mesas below. From our balcony, we experienced a spectacular sunset and sunrise with complimentary coffee and tea from our in-room Keurig.  

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The View Hotel has freestanding cabins and also the main building with 3 floors of well-appointed rooms, both options face the valley.  We stayed in the main building but the cabins enjoy the same view.

monument valley the view cabins

After sunset, dinner at The View Restaurant is a must.  They serve traditional Navajo dishes which are truly delightful.  I highly recommend the stew sampler to give you a taste of each of their stews, World Famous Green Chile Stew, Red Chile Pork Posole, and the Sheep Camp Mutton Stew.  Though we both agreed the Red Chile Pork Posole was both our favorite.

Now let’s talk about the spa-like bathroom and ultra comfy beds.  Having adventures all day down through Monument Valley on a self-drive tour, we were all tuckered out and covered in red dust.  We had definitely seen better days.  A hot shower with the spa amenities had us snoring away in the cloud like beds.  We slept so deeply we almost missed the sunrise.  But really we just had to walk out onto the balcony to catch the views.  

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After sunrise from our balcony, we managed to snag a table at The View Restaurant by one of the many windows for a hearty breakfast buffet of biscuits and gravy, bacon and sausage, hash browns, pancakes, and french toast.   

monument valley view sunset

We were sad to say goodbye our home with a view, but it was time to get back to Flagstaff to catch our flight home!  Thank you for such an amazing stay The View Hotel!!

monument valley view sunrise


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