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La Luz Desert Retreat

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

The house was wonderful and the setting quiet. Kitchen well equipped and the owners allowed us into thier vegetable garden to pick herbs and New Zeland spinach. They were also helpful without being in your way and a wealth of information on where to hike.

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We're still within Escalante town limits yet on the edge and hear the coyotes in the wee hours in the morning. So much to do, so little time. More 

Montana City, Montana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Excellent. As advertised, completely. Comes fully equipped with more than you'll need for a vacation in this house. The smaller house is also very good. We had a tour of it. In this larger house, the patio is lovely, sheltered from the wind, nice place for coffee then cocktails in the evening. Comfortable bed, helpful hosts, great location close to... More 

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Villa Park, Illinois
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

We chose Escalante as a base to see Bryce, Zion, Capitol Reef and Kodachrome. La Luz was perfect. Ricki and Sandy were wonderful and very helpful! Ricki's insight into local , "off the beaten path" attractions were spot on. We followed his advice were were very thankful for his expertise and directions! The house was lovely and the view from... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

My husband and I and some friends stayed at the La Luz in April of 2015. I already seen pics of the house but it exceeded our expectations. As stated in the previous reviews the house has a wonderful feel and flow. The kitchen is fabulous and the house is thoughtfully put together to meet any needs you might have.... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This is a terrific home, in a perfect location on the edge of Escalante proper, owned by two really wonderful and helpful owners. You've never seen nor likely stayed in such beauty, inside and out. La Luz, one of three rentals Ricki and Sandy own, is a home they first built for themselves then downsized right next to it with... More 

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Mevasseret Ziyyon, Yerushalayim, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

The outside look is quite distinctive in color and shape. Locals call it the shoebox. The inside is beautifully designed and comfortable. All the comforts of home plus a spectacular view from the living room. I would definitely stay again when in the area.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We used this as a base for exploring Escalante and it was a dream vacation. First the house is very unusual and the design and craftsmanship are much better than the typical rental or certainly any hotel. This is no cookie cutter holiday rental. The cabinets are more like fine furniture, every detail is well thought out and executed. We... More 

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Corvallis, OR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The owners of the home are very helpful but unobtrusive. The beds are comfortable, the layout good for two couples or a family of four. There are laundry facilities in the garage along with a nice barbeque. The only drawback is there is only one shower even though there are two bathrooms. It's a very nice solar home with lots... More 

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This fresh new home is thoughtfully designed and decorated for both comfort and beauty, with lots of nice touches. While it's conveniently located right in town, La Luz looks out onto mountains, not other houses. It was quiet, peaceful, and offered everything we wanted after a day of exploring the natural wonders of the area. The owners were knowledgeable, hospitable... More 

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Seattle, Wa.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This is a fresh, modern, well-designed base from which to explore the glories of the Escalante region. All the comforts of home - and then some - have been thoughtfully provided and are in excellent working order: sub-zero fridge, DW, gas grill, W/D, excellent shower facility, comfortable beds and furnishings, surprisingly good internet access for the remoteness of the location,... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to La Luz Desert Retreat. We are situated within the city limits of Escalante, Utah on the scenic highway 12 between Bryce Canyon, Capital Reef, Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument and thousands of miles of public land. Every room of the house provides majestic views of the Kaiparowitz plateau, which creates a perfect canvas for Utah's finest dramatics: lightning storms, memorable sunrises, celestial sightings, weather changes and slow easy going sunsets. La Luz self contained vacation/holiday home sleeps four, five or six guests--two queen suites one with a convertible queen sofa. Fully equipped luxury kitchen with Sub-Zero, Wolf appliances and outside BBQ. Private laundry at home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Luz Desert Retreat

Address: 680 W 600 S, Escalante, UT 84726-7792
Location: United States > Utah > Escalante
Price Range: $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
La Luz Desert Retreat Escalante, Utah
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