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Best Western East Zion Thunderbird Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 13 July 2015

We stayed here during visits to Zion, Cedar Breaks and Bryce Canyon. Springdale is the more popular location for just visiting Zion, but if you want to do all 3 of those, this is a better spot. The hotel is on a golf course, and has a good restaurant. The rooms were fairly large and clean. Great stay overall.

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Tanya M, Owner at Best Western East Zion Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the compliments. Tanya Milligan Proud Owner of a small family owned business Best Western East Zion Thunderbird Lodge Junction of Scenic Byways SR-9 & US-89 Mount Carmel Junction, Utah

Indio, California
Reviewed 13 July 2015

The owners of this hotel have done a great job with this hotel and their staff. The rooms are large and clean with great amenities. You can see they train their staff well to make sure they provide good customer service and have clean rooms for their guests. Upgrades to an older hotel were done well. The staff are helpful...

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Tanya M, Owner at Best Western East Zion Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your 5 star review and your compliments! The Restaurant is a separate business and can be reviewed under Restaurants on Trip Adviser. Tanya Milligan Proud Owner of a small family owned business Best Western East Zion Thunderbird Lodge Junction of Scenic Byways SR-9 & US-89 Mount Carmel Junction, Utah

Gaffney, South Carolina
Reviewed 12 July 2015

We were a little gun shy after staying in a not so good Best Western a few days earlier but was impressed with this hotel. Check in was a breeze and the staff was super friendly. The rooms are appointed with area inspired furniture and are super clean. After staying in small rooms a few times on our Southwest vacation...

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Tanya M, Owner at Best Western East Zion Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

You are a gem! Thank you for the 5 star review and all you said! Tanya Milligan Proud Owner of a small family owned business Best Western East Zion Thunderbird Lodge Junction of Scenic Byways SR-9 & US-89 Mount Carmel Junction, Utah

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Had a great couple of nights here at the Best Western. Nice, clean and comfortable rooms. Good food as well in the restaurant. Close to visit Zion National Park and then a easy drive to the Grand Canyon after a couple of days checking out Zion.

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Tanya M, Owner at Best Western East Zion Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you, and yes we are in the perfect location. 12 miles from Zion's east gate, 60 miles from Bryce Canyon, 85 miles from Grand Canyon North Rim, 45 miles from Cedar Breaks National Monument, 12 miles from Coral Pink Sand Dunes and 9 miles to the Glendale entrance to the GSENM and all this is along beautiful scenic byways!...

Lee's Summit, Missouri
Reviewed 10 July 2015

We used this location as a base to hike Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks rather than try to stay in two different locations. It worked perfectly for us. We really enjoyed the management and staff at this location. Gordon and his Team really care about their guests and it shows in how well we were treated. C.C. at the...

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Tanya M, Owner at Best Western East Zion Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your 5 star review! I totally enjoy happy people like you! I'm glad you got to meet my husband Gordon and that CC at the desk was so helpful! I hope you stay with us once again! Tanya Milligan Proud Owner of a small family owned business Best Western East Zion Thunderbird Lodge Junction of...

Lake Placid, Florida
Reviewed 10 July 2015

great location very clean and nice, restaurant has great food, stayed there twice and will be staying there again in the future, we were on Harleys great place to stay, they even supplied us with what we needed to was our bikes, very helpful staff.

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Tanya M, Owner at Best Western East Zion Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the 5 star review, and I am excited you have stayed with us twice now and plan to stay more. We do like to cater to all our guests and I'm happy we fulfilled your needs. I look forward to your staying with us once again! Tanya Milligan Proud Owner of a small family owned...

Rochester Hills, Michigan
Reviewed 10 July 2015

The hotel is clean and convenient stop if going to Zion and Bryce and continuing on to Grand Canyon. They really should offer continental breakfast for the price of the rooms. In room air conditioners are a bit loud.

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Tanya M, Owner at Best Western East Zion Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

The room prices would be higher, like the other Zion hotels if we were to offer breakfast. Thank you for your review. Tanya Milligan Proud Owner of a small family owned business Best Western East Zion Thunderbird Lodge Junction of Scenic Byways SR-9 & US-89 Mount Carmel Junction, Utah

Reviewed 9 July 2015

very nice setting and great food and personnel very helpful was a nice experience and a good rest. The weather wasn't the best but the greenery was like emeralds. the gift shop was fun the people made it feel like a fun bit of shopping and browsing.

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Tanya M, Owner at Best Western East Zion Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your 5 star review! It is monsoon season around Zion. We have quick thunderstorms here and there, but they don't last long at all. In the desert we will take all we can get! I am thrilled you enjoyed your stay! Tanya Milligan Proud Owner of a small family owned business Best Western East Zion...

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 7 July 2015

We met up with extended family and Stayed 5 nights at the Thunderbird Lodge this summer. The rooms are large with great beds, a kerig, a half size fridge and a balcony.. in our case overlooking the golf course. The Thunderbird restaurant had amazing homemade bread and pie. A tad pricy but truly the best bet in town. Beware of...

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Tanya M, Owner at Best Western East Zion Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

For future guests: We are a quite place on the east side of Zion. 12 miles from Zion's east entrance, 60 miles from Bryce Canyon, 45 miles from Cedar Breaks, 47 miles from Red Canyon, 12 miles from Coral Pink Sand Dunes, and 85 miles from the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. The south side of the park is...

Anna, United States
Reviewed 7 July 2015

This was by far the best hotel we stayed in on our 2 week trip. We had a room at the back of the hotel that overlooked the golf course. We could watch the sun come up over the mountain while drinking our coffee on our little private patio in the morning, and we sipped wine and watched the sunset...

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Tanya M, Owner at Best Western East Zion Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your 5 star review! I enjoy happy people like you who appreciate the quiet and relaxation of the east side of the park. Thank you for the compliments about the hotel. The Restaurant is under different management and can be reviewed on Trip Adviser under Restaurants. Thank you for your review. Tanya Milligan Proud Owner...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf course
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Zion National Park lodging at its best! The BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge offers a refreshing pool, hot tub, 9 hole golf course and free club rentals. Our rooms are 100% smoke free, 100% pet free, with balcony views and patios that overlook the beautiful mountains and lush green golf course, DirecTV. In-room coffee and tea, guest laundry facilities, direct dial in-room phones, free local and 1-800 calls, internet connections, AAA, AARP. We are located 12 miles from the east entrance to Zion National Park, 60 miles from Bryce Canyon National Park, 85 miles from the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, 45 miles from Cedar Breaks National Monument, and 12 miles from the Coral Pink Sand Dunes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Best Western East Zion Thunderbird Lodge

Address: Junction SR-9 & US-89, East Zion, Mount Carmel, UT 84755 (Formerly BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge)
Region: United States > Utah > Mount Carmel
Price Range: €157 - €212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Best Western East Zion Thunderbird Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 61
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“I always prefer the second floor for quiet and breezes, and security.”
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