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BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge

3.0 of 5 Junction SR-9 & US-89, East Zion, Mount Carmel, UT 84755
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pennsylvania’s Endless Mountains, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a family run business and the staff was very helpful and friendly. I recommend the rooms on the hill and the lod deco was quite relaxing. The entire experience we had here was completely enjoyable and we plan on staying here again on our next trip to Zion National Park.

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Rexburg, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this stay was better than our last visit. We have had some negative experiences in the restaurant at this motel; but, this trip was great and we will come again. The room we stayed in was newly remodeled, spacious, clean and easy to use. We arrived late and the staff was still friendly and available on our arrival. Beautiful country... More 

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Tanya M, Owner at BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we love repeat visitors. The restaurant has been closed the last couple of weeks while they remodel the dining room even more. They dropped the ceiling and added duct work to add air flow so it's more comfortable for guests. More 

Provo
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms are big, modern and comfortable. The beds are pillow top and very nice. The bathrooms are modern and impecable. All the amenities you needed in your room. Always a great stay at the Thunderbird. Bring your Golf Clubs for a great 9 holes. Excellent food at the restaurant.

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Tanya M, Owner at BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

I am thrilled you were happy with your room and your stay! More 

Cleveland, OH, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped in late one night to get a place to sleep before exploring Zion the following morning. The hotel is extremely nice and clean. Did not have that "hotel" feeling that I get when in a place that isn't clean. Staff was amazing and the restaurant attached to the hotel had an AMAZING breakfast!

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Tanya M, Owner at BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

Happy people like you are always a pleasure to serve! Thank you so much for staying with us! More 

Athens, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clerk was very defensive. Asked her about discount for a national organization, and she said she had never heard of it. No attempt was made to find another way to apply requested discount. It was just my tough luck. Even after I mentioned that another Best Western had extended the courtesy just one night prior, her response was, "good for... More 

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Tanya M, Owner at BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, I am sorry Chris was at a loss as to what to do with the discount you wanted, and the GM was out of town that week. Best Western does offer many discounts, and as you found, that's the place to look for discounts rather than coming to an employee of a property with something that confuses them. Chris... More 

Manheim, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the hotel was farther from the main front country trails we were interested in hiking, the distance from Zion National Park wasn't as bad as I initially thought it would be. The drive was beautiful and we got to drive through the east side of the park each day. We hiked during daylight hours and ate in the town... More 

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Tanya M, Owner at BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

The drive along the Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway through the east side of the park is magnificent and everyone should do it. The beauty of our location is that you are just 60-miles from Bryce Canyon and 85-miles from the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, or 95 miles from from the lodge if that is your target instead of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent only one night when we visited Zion and moved to Bryce in last day of 2014. It is a clean and well maintained hotel. Though outside was as cold as 15F, the room temperature was at 60F when we checked in. It is perfect for either Zion or Bryce national park visits.

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Tanya M, Owner at BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

Oh my did it get cold here the last few days! Zion even sent out warnings. My own house could not keep up with the cold because it was so unusual for the area. I am pleased you were toasty in your room! I don't remember it ever being so horribly cold like this, not matter what the reported temperatures... More 

Newnan, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just 15 miles from Zion and 50 miles or so from Bryce, this place is perfectly situated. Friendly people too. The restaurant and gift shop were very good. The only issue I had was that I could hear the TV in the adjacent room but it didn't keep me awake for long. I would still highly recommend this hotel.

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Tanya M, Owner at BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I appreciate it. I am sorry someone had their TV up that loud. This hotel was designed by a student of Frank Lloyd Wright and was built back in the day when things were built with pride. The rooms are large, and we built well. I love the fact there is no hallway, which is... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We picked this place because it is near Zion National Park. We figured it would be fine, being a Best Western, but our expectations were actually exceeded. The decor is really lovely and the restaurant was charming (especially the story behind the Ho-Made pie!). The rooms (at least the one we were in) were very well designed -- it's hard... More 

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Tanya M, Owner at BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

I am thrilled you enjoyed the room design. The architect recently passed away, but he was a student of Frank Lloyd Wright. My Grandma, who had the hotel designed would brag on that. She was so proud of the buildings. They are unique, and historic, just like that story of the Ho-made pies. This is certainly a small family ran... More 

Stafford, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This is our second visit to this Hotel. Both times i booked through the best western web site and got reasonable rates. The front desk staff were efficient. Both time we arrived early. the Dsck clerk actually physically checked the room to make sure it was ready instead of just handing over the key. The rooms were clean and well... More 

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Tanya M, Owner at BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review

I am so glad you would stay with us again! There is no better compliment. Thank you so much for your review. Merry Christmas. More 

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Address: Junction SR-9 & US-89, East Zion, Mount Carmel, UT 84755
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Location: United States > Utah > Mount Carmel
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Hotel Class:3 star — BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 61
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