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Mexican Hat Lodge and Swingin Steak

Hwy 163 Main Ave., Mexican Hat, UT 84531
Mexican Hat Lodge and Swingin Steak
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Aurora, Illinois
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The motel is a little pricey but options are slim in this glorious part of the southwest. The room was comfortable but showing its wear. The whole property is fairly rustic and not ADA accessible. However, for getting to see Monument Valley at dusk and dawn, it's the perfect location. The Swingin Steak was kitschy and needed salt but definitely... More 

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Apopka, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This review is on the restaurant "The Swingin Steakhouse" and NOT the lodge. The swinging grill on which the steaks and toast are cooked is a great show - I had never seen anything like it and was filled with anticipation for a great steak dinner. Unfortunately everything else about the experience here was a disappointment - especially the meal.... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 480 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After an average welcome we got our room. Room was spacious and very clean. We found all amenities in the room what we were looking for. Honestly even a bit over our expectations. We had a quiet and comfortable night.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really good looking place, but: Poor choice of courses, no choice on sides. Poor serving with a compulsory 18% tip. Overpriced. Not so eager to split up tabs and credit card payment. If you're in the middle of nowhere and starving, go there to have a beer and buy some food at the 711 in front of it.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Little choice in Mexican Hat. Went based on reviews. Okay, most, near enough all, of seating is outside and only some covered so watch your weather. We went both nights we stayed in Mexican Hat and waiting staff was different on both nights but you wouldn't have noticed. First impressions are that it is a bit of a showpiece with... More 

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Detmold, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In our opinion a middle class lodging without breakfast offer. The public area is lovely furnished; the room itself are appropriate and I appreciated that they were using dispenser. Usually I would expect more for that price but it´s only a small lodge in a quite small village... Also due to the absence of alternatives, we´ve chosen the hotel restaurant... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Mexican Hat Lodge has updated rooms, comfy beds, a/c and free wi-fi. Also the swinging grill for a steak dinner is highly recommended. Nice staff in hotel and restaurant. Best place to eat for literally miles around. A little pricy, but worth it.

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Albany, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The room was large in this motel, which appears to have been converted from apartments. Very convenient if you’re in the area for Muley Point, Goosenecks or Monument Valley. Also the Swinging Steak restaurant downstairs was great. The only negative was that the bedding and linens had this odd and really strong chemical/detergent smell. But it didn’t keep me from... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We stayed a couple of nights at Mexican Hat Lodge while touring Monument Valley. We had a very roomy cabin that was nicely furnished. The bar is outside. The only food served is a cowboy steak dinner. This consists of your choice of steak, beans and a salad. The steaks were surprisingly good -- tender, tasty and done to perfection... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

It's on USA price average, which is always expensive. May 2014 price weekdays $140. This was the best hotel re Quality price we found. I felt like a queen in that huge bed full of soft bedding and pillows. Bathroom was ok but not at the level of the room. Food was okay but I've tasted better steaks: Iron steak... More 

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