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“Perfect hide away in Park City” 4 of 5 stars
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Chateau Apres Lodge
Ranked #34 of 60 Hotels in Park City
Green Valley, Arizona
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Perfect hide away in Park City”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

We love to ski, but because we live in Arizona we rarely get the chance. So when we book a trip, we want to go were we know there will be snow. We discovered Chateau Apres on the internet and it is everything they said it was. First of all it is the best price for accommodations in Park City. Second, it is less than a 5 minute walk to the lifts. Third, the original old section of town with all the boutiques and awesome restarants is less than a 10 minute walk away. The rooms are a little small but clean and there is plenty of hot water to shower with. We loved the free breakfast in the morning and the family atmosphere. We wish they had a hot tub, that was the only downer, but the price and location made up for that. We can't wait to go back.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with friends
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Detroit
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

We stayed at the Chateau Apres Lodge in February 2012. The location is excellent - a 2 block walk to the Park City Mountain Resort and less than a mile walk into town. However, the hotel is very, very bare bones. We wanted to save money, and we sure did, but we will probably stay somewhere else during our next visit to Park City. Pros - location and free continental breakfast (cereal, oatmeal, canned fruit). Cons - noisy neighbors, threadbare towels, quirky host.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Jason H, Owner at Chateau Apres Lodge, responded to this review, December 10, 2013
Although I'm glad we were able to help you save on your ski vacation, I wish that the rest of your stay had left you with a better impression. While the minimalistic approach we take has made us who we are, we've made several changes since your last stay, and they've only made us better. We'd love for you to see them first hand! Until then, thanks for your candor.

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Jason, Owner
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Goiânia, Brasil
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

Positive things about this hotel:
Location. Only 5min walking to Park City Mountain Resort. Close to Main Street. The bedroons are big and clean. The beds and pillows are good. There's a computer that you can use with internet free for 10 minutes, and wifi free is also available.
There's a continental breakfast included.

Negative things:
There's no lifts. You have to go upstairs with your luggage.
The water doesn't keep the same temperature during the shower. And it's hard to find a good temperature. It's too hot and when you open the cold water a little bit, it gets cold.
The space of the shower is small.
The towels are small and old. Maybe you should bring your own towel.
There's no ski lockers.

They change the towels everyday and clean the bathroom, but they don't do the bed.

  • Stayed February 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2012

My wife and I spent seven nights in one of Chateau Apres Lodge's third-floor rooms near the base of Park City Mountain Resort. The room itself is nothing to brag about - simply offering a bed, TV and private bathroom - but the location is fantastic.

In one direction, you're about 200 steps from Chateau Apres property to Park City Mountain Resort property. From here, you can easily access the Payday and Cresent lifts, as well as the restaurants and ski shops at the base. I simply put on my boots in the room and made the five-minute walk to the lift each morning.

In the other direction, you're a 10-minute walk (1/2 mile or so) to restaurants and shops on Main Street. It's close enough that your legs will still hold up for that evening walk after that long day on the mountain. We saw no need for a taxi at any time.

Also, free public transportation by bus is available to The Canyons or Deer Valley resorts, as well as a shopping center with a bowling alley, movie theater, etc. The buses seemed to run every half hour or so - depending on the route - and there are stops very close to the lodge (e.g., at the base of the PCMR resort).

The room itself is sparse - and can get noisy depending on how late your next-door neighbors and their friends decide to drink beers into the night - but it serves its purpose: a warm bed at night and a free breakfast every morning.

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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

Very basic lodging: a clean motel room, free basic breakfast ( cereal, oatmeal, pastry, coffee, juice). For the price, I can't imagine a better deal in Park City.

One block from the free busses to Deer Valley and the Canyons, three blocks to the Park City lifts. Can't be beat. Main St is an easy walk.

Parking is at a premium on busy weekends.

I might bring a better pillow next time. That and the towels are a bit small. Typical motel material.

The owners are super nice, answer questions and are always around. Show a sense of pride in the place. Very clean and neat.

Only downside I can think of is their no refund policy and pay up front policy. We were worried about that but it worked out fine. I guess they've been screwed over the years. Don't know what to say, but it's not the only place in town with the same policy.

I'd stay here again over the more expensive resorts. Save the extra money for lift tickets and food!

  • Stayed February 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

This place is perfect for a snowboard or ski trip. It's in walking distance to the Park City Mountain Resort lifts. Just imagine staying in your grandma's house... The rooms have the old fashion locks on the door where you have to push in the door knob to lock... All of the employees were so friendly. The rooms are super basic. It was perfect for my fiance and I. We went to snowboard and this lodge was exactly what we were looking for... We will be staying there again!

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

Footsteps away from Park City Mountain Lifts. Also, a direct bus runs to Deer Valley and Canyons nearby. Great place if you really want to ski and get into Utah at a reasonable price. Clean and comfortable rooms, but in reality you should be spending most of your time out on the slopes. 5 minute walk to Downtown Park City Main Street

Note this is not a 5 star hotel, but for the location, friendly staff, and value I highly recommend for any traveler

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Property: Chateau Apres Lodge
Address: 1299 Norfolk Ave, P.O. Box 579, Park City, UT 84060-5494
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Location: United States > Utah > Wasatch Range > Park City
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Ranked #34 of 60 Hotels in Park City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Chateau Apres Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 32
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