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“Room layout impractical for tv viewing” 4 of 5 stars
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Iron Blosam Lodge
Resort Entry #2, Snowbird, UT 84092-9000   |  
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Ranked #3 of 3 hotels in Snowbird
Houston, Texas
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“Room layout impractical for tv viewing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012 via mobile

The lodge itself along with the staff were very nice. Our room was nice but the furniture was awkwardly laid out. I do not know which type of room we had but it had one Murphy bed and one sofa bed- neither of which was in a good position to watch tv during down time. We sorted that out by removing the mattress from the bed, moving the sofa bed and putting the mattress on top of the sofa bed in front of the tv. The tv was bolted to the table it was on and of course was limited by how far you could move the table due to the cord, hence all the effort moving the bed. One thing that was super annoying was our bathroom shower. It wasn't meant for tall people. It was adjustable but even at its highest setting, it reached my shoulders (I'm 5'9") so I had to duck to wash my hair. The facilities were all very clean and well maintained except for the arcade, which was a total letdown. The games were old and clearly not routinely maintained.

Although I rated the lodge 4 of 5, we won't be back. We did not realize there wasn't a village to stroll around, etc. like other ski resorts. This area is really meant for hard-core skiers when the snow is good. Unfortunately the weather wasn't good at all during our stay which obviously is no fault of the resort. On a positive note, it is very close to Salt Lake City and other activities to do so we had a good time after all, just not in Snowbird. Make sure you rent a four wheel drive in the winter time. Hope y'all have better weather!

Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Lutz, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

My husband and I went there last week for our anyversary. We loved it!! the place is cozzy and the view is amazing. Staff were very friendly and helpful. Everyone was plesant and alwasy had a smile. We would love to come back soon. The only thing that we did not like is that our studio had a sofa bed and not an actual bed. Awesome ski experience!!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Was extremely disappointed in the room. Sliders were tough to open. No privacy on balcony. There was not even a small microwave to reheat anything. Hallways were noisey. The check-in & check-out process is a nightmare. You have to try to get your own luggage to your room using only 2 elevators. What a nightmare. 2 longest weeks of my life.

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

We have a one week time share 4 bed suite and this is one of the few good values in skiing time shares in the country. They keep it in great shape but it is old enough to have a stable resale situation. It is almost ski in ski out (just accross the street.) Iron Blosam has the best hot tub and pool in the area but the hot tub isn't for kids. The staff is friendly and the freebies like newspaper, snacks, local shuttle service and welcoming wine/cheese party each week are appreciated. Each year they are updating the rooms.

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  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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21 hotel reviews
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012 via mobile

We've stayed at Iron Blosam Lodge in September for the past 10-15 years. We love the location and the fall colors. In years past, coffee filters have been provided. We called to inquire about the absence of the coffee filters and was told that they no longer provide them in the summer because the Mormons were offended by their presence. You have got to be kidding me!!!!!! You should be ashamed Snowbird!!!

  • Stayed September 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Port Charlotte, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012 via mobile

Hotel accommodations with two bedroom timeshare unit within hotel that offered Spectactular view of mountains from balcony. Staff was friendly and accommodating.

We visited the first week of June and summer activities did not open until mid June. Therefore, alpine slide, tram ride, and ski lifts to top of mountain were closed as well as other resort activities. Several options for restaurants on property but a little pricey. Wonderful heated pool and large hot tub as well as nice fitness room, tv room, laundry facilities, and a large game room. There was an adult only pool and a family pool which was nice. Wifi in rooms but connectivity very poor. Planned activities included hiking, different hikes on daily basis. Be sure to sign up early as slots filled up quickly. Must be physically fit with no respiratory problems as elevation is 8000 feet.

Resort is 6 miles up a winding road and located very near Salt Lake City. The Utah State Capitol is beautiful and well worth the visit. Natural History Museum of Utah had a wonderful dinosaur exhibit as well as other exhibits. We drove to Moab, Utah and went to Arches National Park and to Canyonlands National Park. We spent one night there. The town of Moab has many restaurants and activities as well. We could have spent another day there as well.

We would recommend this resort, but just don't go for the summer until mid June to enjoy all the resort's offerings.

  • Stayed June 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Spent a night at the lodge previewing a timeshare opportunity as this is such a property. I was very impressed with the professional staff and array of amenities. Sleep comfort was great - actually awesome - considering I slept on a hide-a-bed! The rooms seem a tad bland, but that's okay. For the maintenance fees, the week I've bought during the winter will be a killer deal compared to the rates of other offerings at Snowbird!

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Resort Entry #2, Snowbird, UT 84092-9000
Location: United States > Utah > Wasatch Range > Snowbird
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Ranked #3 of 3 hotels in Snowbird
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Iron Blosam Hotel Snowbird
Iron Blosam Lodge Snowbird, Utah

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