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Spirit Lake Lodge

Forest Service Road 1, Dutch John, UT 84023
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This place is special. At the end of a long gravel road, it's an oasis in a exceptionally remote spot. It is clear it has great historic value and enormous potential. The new owners are working hard to find a way to make it profitable. I'm sure it's a big challenge. Unfortunately, the rates they have chosen could prove to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We just spent our 2nd Annual trip to Spirit Lake! Our Daughters family and her husband just enjoyed their 3rd annual trip. This year we invited our son and his family. The cabins are so nice, quaint, and clean. the wood burning stoves keep you toasty and warm at night . The Lake is solemn and breathtaking ! You can... More

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Murray, Utah
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

stayed overnight on the first day it was opened. very friendly staff. property just changed hand. so they could not give us much information about the surroundings. trails all very wet impossible to hike around the lake. no electricity. so take your stove. enough wood for heating. quite clean. but all in all very primitive. only shared toilet far away... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

We ( 2 adults, teen-age son, 1 beagle, 1 mutt the size of a beagle)spent 8/23-25/2012 here. The rustic cabins are rustic but very quaint and clean. The woodburning stove keeps it plenty warm. The area is beautiful beyond description. The lake is great, fishing was good. We rented a row boat for awhile and that was fun. There was... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

My family just returned from Spirit Lake. The place is really beautiful and serene. And, I would go back -- but, I would camp rather than stay in the cabins. The website is horribly out of date -- so do not make your plans using the website as a guide. The "lodge" does not have a restaurant, and they charge... More

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Eagle Mountain
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

Our family of 5 spent 3 nights in Sitting Bull cabin, a quiet and cozy place. The 3 kids spent time away from all the modern day conveniences and said that they would love to go back next year, for a longer stay! We only had 1 long rain shower, but used the wood stove nightly to heat the place... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

We just spent the weekend at the Spirit Lake Resort and oh my, what a place. Beautiful, rustic, well kept and just overall charming. The best part of the place is probably Mona, the "innkeeper" as it were. She is charming and helpful and just adds to the overall ambience of the place. It rained the whole time we were... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

My family and I used to go to Spirit Lake Lodge every summer in August and it is now one of my favorite places. Lots of good memories! I recommend it to everyone I meet. Great fishing too.

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Tours, France
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2011

The road from Salt lake city to Spirit is very long . The last part of the road is so isolated that you will wonder if you are on the right way . but at the end of road .... what a wonderful paradise waiting for you! No electricity, no heating , no water inside ,but wild life, truits in... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2009

First a little about the lake: Spirit Lake is BEAUTIFUL!!! We arrived a little before sunset and the reflection on the water of the sky and the trees was breathtaking! Now for Spirit Lake Lodge and Cabins: The lodge is nice and they sell little things like bug spray, cool pocket knives, and cards. There is a big wrap-around deck... More

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Also Known As:
Spirit Lake Hotel Dutch John
Spirit Lake Hotel
Spirit Lake Lodge Utah/Dutch John
Address: Forest Service Road 1, Dutch John, UT 84023
Location: United States > Utah > Dutch John
Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 Specialty lodging in Dutch John
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Spirit Lake Lodge and its 9 cabins offers a rustic and truly authentic american camping and lodging experience. The lodge is situated at 10,200 feet above sea level in the High Uintah Mountains of north eastern Utah. Built in 1936, Spirit Lake Lodge has been a favorite spot for families and friends to enjoy nature, breath pristine air, and let cares go away! Enjoy roasting marshmellows on your own campfire just outside your personal cabin deck. Listen to the creek burbling next to your cabin. Stoke the woodburning stove in your cozy cabin while enjoying soft sheets and queen-sized beds. Spirit Lake Lodge is a true digital detox resort. Cell phones do not work here. (We have a mountain phone for emergencies.) There is no internet access or electricity to charge or power your devices. It is a chance to disconnect with the cyber world and re-connect with your family, friends, and nature. Enjoy fishing, bird watching, hiking or strolling through the forest, or playing board games with your family. It is a chance to renew relationships in the healing, healthy alpine atmosphere and marvel at the stars in the night sky ... more   less 

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