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BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Junction SR-9 & US-89, East Zion, Mount Carmel, UT 84755
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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San Diego, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Thunderbird is a great value situated between two wonderful National Parks. Born to service highway traffic WAY back in the day, this 'comfort' stop is a great place to pull over and rest for a few days with nice rooms, friendly staff, a golf course (didn't play), and restaurant. Very 'Southwest' inspired. its a bit off the main I-15 corridor,... More

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Tuson, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a very pleasant place to stay, a nice surprise. We didn't golf due to rain, but gee wizz, if you need a fix what a perfect place. The restaurant is as convenient as can be, the rooms very clean and updated.

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

Talking about rain, we had a doozy last night! The power went out and rain fell from the clouds! What a rare treat in this desert terrain. Zion will be spectacular today with waterfalls coming from the accumulated rain that finds a common crevice. Thank you for your kind review! I hope you come again and are able to golf. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel service was great. All the folks working there were very helpful, polite and informative about the area. Bright smiles, and truly made you feel welcomed. Helpful with rewards card information. Comfortable beds, cool room, Very relaxing.

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Thank you so much for you kind review! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place to stay following a trip to Zion and continuing to Grand Canyon. Pleasantly surprised by the large room, very clean, comfortable bed and overall quiet surroundings. Convenient laundry on-site. Nice gift shop and lovely clerk, I believe her name is Sandy. We really enjoyed talking with her and hearing her stories! Would definitely stay here again!

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Sandy is a doll. She has been around the Thunderbird for a very long time. Thank you so much for your nice review! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The price is very reasonable but it is not that which makes it such a good deal. It is also in a good location to Zion national park. The rooms and bathrooms are well sized, well appointed and very, very clean. The whole place is maintained so well and the staff are amazingly friendly. Good restaurant, balcony, pool/spa and free... More

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You have made my day and I am thrilled we were able to do the same for you! Thank you for your review. More

Dryden, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location of this hotel was great for us as we had just traveled through Zion National Park. It does have a restaurant which was good. There is a gas station/convenience store located right out front. There is an outdoor pool, hot tub and patio area that was quiet and relaxing. We had adjoining rooms which was handy for us as... More

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

Thanks for the review. I am thrilled you would stay here again, but saddened by the 3 stars. I feel you are not comparing us to other hotels in the same price range and accommodation choice but rather than with a costly upper class lodging choice. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying close to the park? This is the place to stay. Large comfortable rooms with patios. Cute golf course. Good restaurant food (although salad bar is a little skimpy). Friendly staff. Nice pool and hot tub area. Quiet rooms.

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I love to sit on the balconies and watch the golfers and deer on the course. It's nice being surrounded by mountains and vegetation instead of city life. Thank you for your review. More

Warrington, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice people, nice room, fair food. The décor of the hotel was western themed and cute. The check-in was pleasant and the staff warm and welcoming. The gift shop service was pleasant but many of the contents came from abroad. The restaurant service was quick and pleasant, the food was mediocre.

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

The hotel and restaurant are under different management. Thank you for you for your nice review of the hotel. More

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was perfect for Zion, rooms were spacious and clean. Restaurant attached to hotel was a delight. Then to top it all the rooms overlook a golf course which makes a lovely change to the usual.

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I really like not being the typical sort of place! Thank you! More

Phoenix, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel was lovely, overlooking a golf course and close to Zion National Park. Room was very satisfactory except for a/c which never stopped running and did not cool efficiently. Restaurant food (dinner) was sub-standard.

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Air Tip: Just switch your cooler from energy saving to normal and you won't have that problem. That goes for any hotel. In addition, get a reservation ahead of time. We are actually the lowest price quality lodging in the entire area! Note: The restaurant is not operated by the same people at the hotel. There is a place on... 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:2.5 star — BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge 2.5*
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Zion National Park lodging at its best! The BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge offers a refreshing pool, hot tub, great golf fees 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, satellite TV. 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 
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