When people visit the western U.S. state of Utah, it is often to visit its capital, Salt Lake City, or to enjoy the diverse landscape, which includes a vast desert and the Wasatch Range of mountains. This means that people can enjoy either the urban vibe or an outdoor experience. There are plenty of features and activities to attract people to visiting this state, including Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park, Island Antelope State Park, Mormons’ Temple, The Great Salt Lake, Deer Valley, and Park City Mountain Resort. Anyone who chooses this destination will find that staying in one of the state’s best hotels will add to the overall experience of a stay in this area. Here are five of the best luxury hotels in Utah.
1. Washington School House Hotel
This luxurious four-star hotel is set in an 1889 schoolhouse close to both Park City Mountain Resort and Deer Valley Resort. This ideal location gives visitors easy access to all the local amenities and attractions. The rooms are decorated in a chic style and have a range of amenities including flat-screen televisions, free Wi-Fi, iPod docks, and heated bathroom floors. If you have upgraded to a suite, you will also find wooden flooring, spiral iron staircases, and marble bathrooms. Guests at this hotel also have access to loaned iPads and iPods, a ski lounge with a fireplace, a heated outdoor pool, and a complimentary breakfast and après-ski snacks served in the stunning restaurant.
2. The Grand America Hotel
While the interior of this hotel is decorated in rich colors and fabrics, the exterior is an opulent European-style building. Some of the features in these luxurious rooms include flat-screen televisions, handcrafted furniture, free Wi-Fi, iPod docks, and marble bathrooms. If you upgrade to a suite, you can also enjoy a kitchenette and a separate living space. There are two bars in the hotel and one of these serves afternoon tea. The American restaurant serves high-quality lunch and dinners. Other amenities at The Grand America Hotel include a French-style sweet shop, a heated outdoor pool, an indoor pool, clothing shops, an event space, and a spa.
3. Montage Deer Valley
This ski-in/ ski-out resort is in an American craftsman-style and is just a short drive to the center of Park City. The luxury rooms feature top-quality linens, flat-screen televisions, either a balcony or a terrace, free Wi-Fi, and marble bathrooms with soaking tubs. The suites have up to three bedrooms, a full kitchen, and a dining area. This hotel offers a variety of dining options, including a sushi restaurant, a burger bar, a fine-dining restaurant, and a pub. Other amenities available at Montage Deer Valley include a fitness center, a mountain activities center, both indoor and outdoor pools, a spa, and a ski/ bike valet.
4. Goldener Hirsch Inn
Located just next to the Deer Valley Resort, the Goldener Hirsch Inn is an alpine-style ski-in/ ski-out resort. The rooms are decorated in a warm and elegant manner and feature hand-milled wooden cabinets, Italian linens, granite countertops, and travertine floors and showers. Other amenities include iPod docks, cable televisions, fireplaces, balconies, and a DVD player. The hotel’s suites also have a separate sitting area. Guests of this hotel can enjoy their evening meal in the upscale restaurant which is where they will also eat their complimentary breakfast. The hotel also has a seasonal beer garden and spa services.
5. The St. Regis Deer Valley
The St. Regis Deer Valley is just next to the Deer Valley ski area and is also close to Park City, so it is ideally located for enjoying all the outdoor activities in the area. This high-end resort has well-equipped rooms that have both comfort and convenience in mind. Just some of the in-room amenities include surround sound stereos, flat-screen televisions, Wi-Fi, fireplaces, and balconies. It is the other amenities in the hotel that make all the difference to the enjoyment of your stay. Some of these include a split-level infinity pool, ski-in/ ski-out access, a posh spa, a hot tub, ski butlers and valets, a fitness center, and a business center. In terms of relaxing an eating in the hotel, you can spend your time in the refined wine bar or enjoying a delicious meal in the hotel’s fine dining restaurant.
Written by Garrett Parker
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