For many travelers, their number one priority when traveling is a great hotel. It serves as a home-away-from home and can totally change the mood of a trip. Don't make the mistake of staying outside the city limit.
You'll find excellent hotels in downtown Salt Lake at a variety of price points and luxury options. Here's how to gain peace of mind of knowing you have access to necessities.
The Grand America Hotel 555 S Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111 (801) 258-6000 http://www.grandamerica.com Opulence! Welcome to The Grand America Hotel. It's the only five-diamond rated hotel in the state and boasts glamour and elegance. Two luxury pools both indoor and out, shops, restaurants, and impressive gardens makes this a top pick for lodging and relaxation. Decadent marble, skilled harp players, expansive ballrooms, and an attentive staff trained in the art of service from days gone by embody this ideal place to escape. You'll want a room on the northeast side of the building for views of expansive mountain ranges and to watch the sun come up over the city. For rejuvenating, don't miss the Grand Spa, with its four floors that house barber services, steam rooms, and the "experience shower" in the men's lounge.
The Hotel Monaco 15 W 200 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101 (801) 595-0000 http://www.monaco-saltlakecity.com Perfect for the stylish and city-centric, this boutique hotel is in the heart of downtown and close to public transportation. It's also pet friendly if you are traveling with your four-legged companion. The hotel's mainstay, Bambara, is a great place to eat with a carefully constructed menu. The interior of both the hotel and restaurant showcase Kimpton properties at their chic and modern best.
Inn on the Hill 225 N State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84103 (801) 328-1466 http://inn-on-the-hill.com This historic building on Capitol Hill was the mansion of Edward Day Woodruff, who was a prestigious surgeon for the railroad. Completed in 1906, the Inn is styled in the period with all the modern conveniences you require. An internet-connection is complementary, making this quaint offering a fit for the business traveler who may tire of the hotel-life.
For the Budget-Minded If you need a great room at an even better price but don't want to compromise proper accommodations, check out the Hilton (255 SW Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101; (801) 328-2000), Sheraton (150 W 500 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101; (801) 401-2000), or the City Marriott (220 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111; (801) 961-8700). Depending on the time of year, excellent rates are offered at these locations and all are within walking distance to downtown amenities.