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Desert Thistle

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37 West Main Street, Rockville, UT 84763
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful 3 night stay while touring Bryce, Zion and the Grand Canyon. We found the bed comfortable and our pillows were not broken, they were fine and plentiful. Our room was very clean, the bedding was clean, and the bathroom was clean. Maureen was a fabulous host and made us feel at home. The voucher "approach" is... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had a wonderful time at the Desert Thistle. We stayed here for three nights in the Anniversary Room as part of our honeymoon exploring the national parks in Utah. The house and our room were beautiful. We played in the pool shortly after arriving and were impressed by the direct view of the mountains and lush... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had such a happy stay at Maureen and Warner's Desert Thistle. The house is beautiful inside and out, a blissfully cool escape from the overwhelming August heat. Our room was lovely and immaculately clean. The bed was insanely comfortable - so comfortable that we overslept. The pool was large and cool and there are several sun beds with shades... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As all previous reviewers stated, hostess was very friendly. Having breakfast vouchers was a new thing for us. We stay at b&b to meet other travelers. That "approach" is not what we were looking for. . During most of our travels we stay in b&b. This one had a few 'issues'. We were unhappy with lack of cleanliness in the... More 

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Macomb, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great stay at the Desert Thistle. Maureen was wonderful - extremely helpful and accommodating. The breakfast voucher to Oscar's was perfect - with all guests hitting the trails at different times it allows for an excellent meal whenever it fits into your schedule. The bed was so comfortable and the room, Anniversary Room, was beautiful. It was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The King Canyon suite was perfect for our needs. The entire inn was decorated nicely and well maintained. Maureen greeted us warmly at the door when we first arrived, giving us each a hug, showing us to our room and to the pool area, and later introducing us to her husband Warner. Too bad we weren't here for longer, so... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Maureen and Warren were fantastic and accommodating. The property was beautiful, and the room was clean, tastefully decorated, and well equipped. It is a convenient distance from Zion, and was a pleasant place to return to after a day of hiking. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We found this place last minute on our road trip in the national parks in Utah. Maureen is the loveliest host. We arrived quite late and she waited for us to make sure we would find everything we needed in her house. The room was very comfortable, very clean and very nicely decorated. It is located only 5' away (by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Our stay at the Desert Thistle was amazing! Maureen and Warner are precious people and wonderful hosts. The B&B is so lovely both on the outside with a pool, patio and lovely landscaping and inside with beautiful furnishings, tastefully decorated rooms and very clean! We had the Anniversary Room with the jacuzzi; not just a tub but a full size... More 

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Moehlin, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We stayed in Vegas for the day and only arrived in Rockville very late. What a pity, if we knew how beautiful the Desert Thistle was, we would have arrived as early as possible. The hosts are so friendly, the rooms are beautiful. There's even a pool to cool off after the hot day. Zion is just around the corner... More 

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