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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Everything in Page was booked so we got directed to Big Water Utah which is only about a 15 minute drive to Antelope Canyon. The owners are so nice and helpful. It really felt like I was staying over at a house. The rooms looks like bedrooms not hotel rooms and each one has a theme. We had a big...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed January 4, 2017

I really liked staying at high desert lodge because how nice the owners were. Each room is decorated differently. It's about a 20 min drive from page. You can see so many stars at night because of the lodges location. I would totally stay there again.

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Oakland, California
Reviewed November 6, 2016

This little motel is in Big Water, which barely exists beyond a label on a map. The motel is decorated, with the overall theme being Cowboys. It's a fun place to stay, dead quiet. Our room was the gambling room. The beds were Very comfortable, the room clean, the bathroom quite good. It's 15 minutes from Page, and thus 15...

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1Thank Benin O
Moab, Utah
Reviewed October 18, 2016

You might blink and miss High Desert Lodge, so keep you eyes open for their little sign, as the map tells you you're in Big Water, or watch for the bright yellow chuckwagon, where the folks serve GREAT food at GREAT prices! Best chili and breakfast burritos I've had in a long time! This little place looks pretty corny from...

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Kielce
Reviewed October 16, 2016

It seems that the hotel is situated at the end of the world and it will not be the best accommodation. Nothing could be further from the truth. The hotel ample free parking. Very nice and quick check-in. OK sized room, equipped basically. Everything clean. Bathroom clean, basically equipped. The hotel has a Wi-Fi network. The reception access to coffee,...

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 16, 2016

Typical american standard,rooms not really large but clean and well furnished,staff friendly,offer tea and coffe,microvave in reception.In the morning possibility to have breakfast outdoor in beautiful scenery.Hotel got own outdoor grill and offer some steaks in reasonable price.Short driving distance distance to Page and Antelope Canyon.Very good alternative to Page where prices are 100 percent higher.I can recommend this motel...

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Belgium
Reviewed October 2, 2016

I picked the High Desert Lodge because of location/Price. It's close enough to the starting point of the Antelope Canyon morning tours (20 mins drive) and a little less crazy expensive than all the central page hotels. That being said: this place is very basic. The rooms are clean but dated. Quality of the beds is good though. Lady at...

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Retford, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

The room was comfortable enough but extremely dated. The air conditioning would not have been good to have on over night as it was very noisy. The motel offers free WiFi, but may as well not bother as it is so very slow it's pretty much unusable. There is a communal microwave to use as well as vending machines too....

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Location best part of this one night stay so peaceful. Lady who booked us in charming and helpful. Very weird idea of decor not a lot been spent on theming the Western image room names looked like children had done them could be done a lot better. Room and bathroom area ok but looked like furnished from charity shop, having...

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CANOGA PARK
Reviewed September 9, 2016

Very clean, modern, well equipped room with all the standard amenities. The wifi was on the slow side but it worked, and the check-in was helpful and friendly. We enjoyed the Western decorating theme. Their on-site restaurant was a bit hokey - outdoor seating only with food ordered and served through a trailer window, but was reasonable in price and...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have over 26 unique themed rooms inspired by everything cowboy! Big Water is the center of Canyon Country - boasting the closeness of a couple of minutes from Lake Powell, Antelope Slot Canyon, Horseshoe Bend and a couple of hours of the National Parks & Recreation centers such as Bryce, Zion, Grand Canyon, and Monument Valley. The Escalante Grand Staircase is located just inside the city leading to many fantastic hiking trails and slot canyons waiting to be explored. Big Water has many boat rental companies, ATV rentals, horseback riding and the charm of being off the beaten path. ... more   less 

Additional Information about High Desert Lodge

Address: 605 S Independence Drive, Big Water, UT 84741
Location: United States > Utah > Big Water
Price Range: $54 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
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High Desert Lodge Utah/Big Water
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“We liked the gambling room. Get a room on the north side, if you can. It faces the mountains, not theroad.”
 of 5 bubbles benin0, Nov 6, 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in the west unit, at the east end, where there's a little sundeck, and a couple easy chairs to flop in!”
 of 5 bubbles tpstrong, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
“Make a reservation because it is near national parks and Lake Powell.”
 of 5 bubbles jeang833, Jul 19, 2016 | Read review
“All the room should be great!!”
 of 5 bubbles 43joeh, Jun 26, 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms don't face the parking lot and so, are quieter in the morning when people leave. Ask for one of those.”
 of 5 bubbles intl_bus, May 11, 2016 | Read review
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