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380 W. Main St., P.O. Box 296, Escalante, UT 84726
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Prospector Inn
Ranked #2 of 3 hotels in Escalante
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Boulder City, NV
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Early p.m. and rooms available. By 5ish, going fast. Central location and new, but accommodating, staff. Standard room w/microwave and fridge, but no coffee. Coffee in lobby after 7 a.m. TV remote inadequate, but if you were patient and ended up with callouses on your fingertip from punching the buttons. Rate was $63 (with all surcharges) and I am a... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok, it doesn't have a microwave or a fridge.. So what? At this price point it is a good deal.. We had a restful night here on the way from Capitol Reef to Bryce Canyon. I hope to return to see some of the National Monument.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The room was clean. Very old and in desperate need of an update. Cheap comfortable place to lay your head. AC worked very well. Older women in the front desk very friendly. Kinda a one person show. Dont expect too much. When we first stopped in the sign on the door said be back in 5. No biggy. The power... More

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Greenfield
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The best thing about the stay was the ability to drive right up to our first floor room. The room was clean enough, bed was barely comfortable enough, but okay, We had a fridge, but no microwave or coffee maker. Had to ask for a hair dryer. BUT worth it for the price of the room.

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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

OMG.. Where do I start? The beds were horrible n old, could feel the springs! No coffee pot in room, no fridge, no micro, no one in lobby even at 6:30 am! Sheets had makeup on them and a strange spot that I'm not sure what it was! Yuck!! Didn't sleep at all and my neck and back are killing... More

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Scottsdale
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Our group of seven couples stayed at the Prospector on our way to Capital Reef. We enjoyed our stay. Inexpensive, clean rooms, very friendly staff. Nothing fancy, but comfortable. WiFi was free with good reception. Within walking distance of restaurants. Of course everything in Escalante is within walking distance! I would definitely stay here again.

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Brooklyn, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Clean, well run hotel and another great place to transition before and after desert hiking. Staff friendly and helpful. Escalante is a good base to launch desert adventures. Well furnished attractive rooms. A little weird to see all of the jeeps and ATV equipment in the lot, but folks were well mannered. I think business is shifting to human powered... More

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Spanish Fork, Utah
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

I reserved 11 rooms for Easter weekend for a group of friends-we went down to hike the slot canyons and ATV. The Hotel is basic, but very clean. Front office staff Verda, Scott and Kathy treated us like family. Scott provided us with additional maps and places of interest to also hike and ATV. We will definitely return-the town has... More

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New York City, New York
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7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

The staff are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are small but clean and good for the price. Very inexpensive. The only thing was that someone left a dirty towel in our room that the maids or cleaning staff did not remove from our room before we arrived. Otherwise quite nice.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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127 reviews 127 reviews
40 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

What a great place! Myself and my parents stayed in two rooms for 3 nights.The owner is very friendly and helpful. The rooms are huge, but the downside is that they all only have 2 double beds. Very clean and comfortable. Each room has a microwave and small fridge, and an actual table with overhead light (which came in handy... More

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Address: 380 W. Main St., P.O. Box 296, Escalante, UT 84726
Location: United States > Utah > Escalante
Also Known As:
Prospector Hotel Escalante
Prospector Inn Escalante, Utah

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