Trail Rider's Inn in Tombstone Arizona
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Hosts: Paul and Lauren Williams

Guestrooms: 10

Address: Trail Rider's Inn, 13 N. 7th Street, P.O. Box 182, Tombstone, AZ 85638 USA

Telephone: (520) 457-3573,
Toll Free:
(800) 574-0417

Activities/Attractions:  "The Town too Tough to Die," Tombstone was perhaps the most renowned of Arizona's old mining camps. When Ed Schieffelin came to Camp Huachuca with a party of soldiers and left the fort to prospect, his comrades told him that he'd find his tombstone rather than silver. Thus, in 1877 Schieffelin named his first claim the Tombstone, and rumors of rich strikes made a boomtown of the settlement that adopted this name.

Tombstone, Arizona is located between the Dragoon and Huachuca mountains on a beautiful high mesa. During its boom period Tombstone was notorious for its brothels, saloons, and gambling houses and is also known for the famous Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday shoot-out against the Clanton's in the 1880s.

Many of Tombstone's historic buildings are within an area bounded by Fremont, 6th, Toughnut and 3rd streets. Among them are St. Paul's Episcopal Church, built in 1882; the Crystal Palace Saloon, one of the most luxurious saloons in the West; and the Tombstone Epitaph building, where the oldest continuously published paper in Arizona is still being printed. Western printing history exhibits in the front office are free to the public.

Truly a Historical American Landmark, Tombstone is America's best example of our 1880 western heritage, which is well preserved with original 1880's buildings and artifacts featured in numerous museums.


"After exactly one month traveling across the continent and back again to the east coast, Trail Raider's Inn was the best place we slept. The people working there was very friendly and helpful, the room was clean and nice, and a beautiful outside area with a pool made the motel to a very relaxing place to stay."

"If you are looking for the cleanest, most conveniently located motel in Tombstone the Trail Riders Inn is the place. Paul and Lauren are great hosts and they have obvious pride in their property. Being just 2 blocks from all the action meant we just parked our car for the weekend and walked to all the attractions."

"Why pay the cost of a "chain" motel when you can stay at The Trail Rider's Inn for half the price, but get the same quality. All rooms are extremely clean, spacious and tastefully decorated. Also located 5 mins walk to downtown Allen Street. We highly recommend this motel. Do not look any further."

"So while driving in town we happened across this quaint and cozy little Place called the Trail Riders Inn. It was perfect for us and just a 2 minute walk into town. The owners were so friendly and generous and helpful, we ended up staying 4 nights instead of 2. It was our first trip to Tombstone and we can't wait to go back and our first stop will be the Trail Riders Inn!"

"I loved staying at this hotel. It is walking distance to all the fun stuff in Tombstone. The owners Paul, and Lauren are great! They are friendly, and so are the employees! The hotel is clean, and has a warm cozy feeling, and the pool is great!"


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"We enjoy the uniqueness of smaller, independent places. This one is why - it's truly a gem in the desert!"

"We tried the Trail Riders for a change and loved it. Rooms are large and very clean. It's a very short walk to all the action in town. The price is great also."

"Driving into Tombstone we noticed a "Vacancy" sign, turned in and found the most friendly place we have ever stayed in. Lauren and Paul the owners couldn't do enough for us they were so genuine and helpful they made our first trip to Tombstone really GREAT. Everything about Trail Riders was a good experience."

"Trail Riders Inn is a wonderful place to stay. Like staying with relatives."

General Information: Welcome to the Trail Rider's Inn in Tombstone, Arizona ... come visit us and enjoy the old Southwest! Tombstone, Arizona is "one of the most famous" and historic mining towns in the old west. An old prospector was told he would only find his tombstone in the San Pedro Valley which was inhabited by the fearless Apache Indians. So he named his first mining claim Tombstone, which soon became the name of the town.

Trail Rider's Inn is a very quaint and peaceful hotel within walking distance of the OK Corral, and all of the Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday history of the 1880's. Ask our friendly staff all types of historical questions and let us whisk you away to a different time of the cowboys. Featuring:

  • Quiet, clean rooms
  • Economy rates
  • Free morning coffee
  • Cable TV
  • Phones
  • Air conditioning & heat
  • All rooms 2 queen size beds
  • Friendly service in large quiet off highway rooms
  • Smoking or non-smoking
  • Parking in front of rooms
  • Walk to the Historic District
  • Tourist information
  • Maps & brochure of Tombstone
  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub

Payment Accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Discover.

Rates: (Prices quoted in US Dollars).

From $60/night/room

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"I have stayed at the Trail Rider twice on cross country road trips. I have found the accommodations to be excellent. On 2nd trip I went out of my way just to stay there again. I am planning another trip cross country and will make same plan."

"Looking for a motel we came across Trail Riders Inn. Room was great, clean and comfortable. Could sit outside the room and admired the mountains. The motel was adorned with thousands of tiny lights at night. The English owner, Paul was very friendly and helpful."

"This is a great place to stay. The hosts are fantastic and directed us to the best places in town to eat, drink, shop, tour, and watch the shoot 'em ups! We felt like we were visiting our best friends - and we were only there 2 nights! By far - the best place to stay in Tombstone!"

"My family of 4 stayed here by chance at the beginning of April and loved it. The motel is owned by a fellow Englishman and his wife. We were very impressed with the room, The beds were wonderful and to top it all the motel has a pool."

"We had a wonderful time, and we will definitely be back to enjoy the great rooms, and visit our new friends!"

"This was our 5th trip to Tombstone and staying at Trail Riders. This last trip we celebrated my husband's 50th birthday. The owners of the hotel Paul and Lauren welcome us with open arms."