There are plenty of luxury resorts in Utah, most of them within an hour’s drive of Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) and fairly easy to get to. The most popular resorts are centered around the Park City and Deer Valley area, which are the best-known ski destinations in the winters and attract thousands of skiers every year. However, Utah is spectacular even in the in the offseason because of its extraordinary national parks, whether it is the photogenic hoodoos of Bryce Canyon or hiking to the sandstone arches of Arches National Park. We’ve curated some of the best luxury resorts in Utah for your next vacation. Check them out here!
With ski-to-door access, this luxury resort features one and two-bedroom suites, where each room comes with a flat-screen television and an iPod docking station, while select suites also feature a luxurious private balcony with a private hot tub and white marble, stainless-steel full kitchen. Guests have access to a sauna, relaxation lounge and fitness centre at the lodge. In the summer, the terrace with plush lounge chairs is also opened up to the guests. The Glitretind Restaurant, onsite, serves all three meals in an elegant lodge-inspired restaurant. Dry cleaning, room service, concierge service and babysitting services are also provided.
Offering two and three-bedroom apartments, this property is located on Flagstaff Mountain and is adjacent to the Silver Strike Express chairlift. The resort offers ski in/ski out access and free local shuttles to its guests. The apartments each feature a fireplace, a fully-equipped kitchen and dining area, along with a cosy living room and multiple bathrooms. Guests can enjoy free hot chocolate and coffee or play billiards in the lounge at the Empire Pass Arrowleaf. They can also relax in the hot tubs. The Egyptian Theater and Holiday Village are within an 11-minute drive of the resort and Park City Main Street is a five-minute drive.
This pet-friendly property spans over 160 acres (65 hectares) and is located along the Colorado River. The rooms on offer have either mountain or river views and each studio and suite has a private patio or balcony, as well as a kitchenette, dining area and satellite television. Select rooms have a fireplace and spa bath, as well. The property also has a seasonal outdoor pool, a hot tub, a spa and a fitness centre.
Other outdoor activities available to guests include lawn games, tennis, basketball, daily hikes and an onsite adventure centre, available to assist guests with booking horseback riding, river rafting and more. The River Grill restaurant serves fresh from the farm cuisine, with both indoor and outdoor dining options, and the Epic Bar serves evening drinks. The hotel also organises live music and nightly bonfires for guests to enjoy.
Situated within Park City, this property, located within the mountainside village of the Canyons Resort, has ski-in/ski-out access, a year-round outdoor pool, a restaurant and a bar on site. It features a variety of rooms to choose from, ranging from a basic double bedroom to a four-bedroom residence. A full kitchen or a kitchenette is featured in each luxury room at the hotel. Also, all rooms offer mountain views and a flat-screen television with cable. The guests have access to the fitness centre and the sauna, on site. The property is pet-friendly and provides an airport shuttle for the Salt Lake City airport, which is only 30 minutes away.
Located in Park City, just 275 meters (902 feet) from the Canyons Resort, this property is within 8 km (5 miles) of the Utah Olympic Park. All guest rooms in the resort are equipped with a flat-screen TV, a fridge and a hot tub, while some rooms also offer a full kitchen with a dishwasher, an oven and a microwave. Some also have a fireplace or a whirlpool in addition to the basics. An American-style breakfast is included with the booking and the onsite restaurant, Powder, serves all three meals. Guests have access to the outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre and business centre, onsite. The property is pet-friendly, as well, so you don’t need to leave your furry friends back home.
This property features ski-in/ski-out access to the Silver Strike Chairlift. It offers studios and two and three-bedroom apartments for guests to choose from. The apartments each have a fireplace, a fully-equipped kitchen space, flat-screen television and a spacious seating area with cabin decor and large windows. The property also has a game room and a hot tub for guests to soak in after skiing and a shuttle into town, when needed. The Shooting Star is within a 10-minute drive of Park City and the Utah Olympic Park is 16.1 km (10 miles) from the property.
This hotel is a traditionally-adorned, Austrian-style luxury hotel on a hillside, next to the ski runs of the Deer Valley Resort. The rooms feature ornate, hand-picked European furniture, a private balcony, free Wi-Fi and iPod docking stations. Dining options include gourmet meals enjoyed either in a fireside lounge or alfresco, on a flower-filled deck. The property also has an indoor and outdoor whirlpool. The Park City Goldener Hirsch Inn is 20.9 km (13 miles) from Jordanelle State Park and 53.1 km (33 miles) from downtown Salt Lake City.
This property offers two-bedroom and three-bedroom suites with ski-in/ski-out access to the Deer Valley Ski Resort. Each of these suites has a seating area with a fireplace and mountain views, a fully-equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a dining area. Guests can relax in the hot tub or in the steam room after a hectic day of skiing. The property also has a business centre and a fitness centre. The site is within a 10-minute drive of Park City, which has plenty of shopping and dining options, and is 9.7 km (6 miles) from the Park Meadows Golf Club.
Located in the Snow Park area and within a five-minute drive of the ski elevators, this property offers standard rooms and apartments for guests to choose from. Free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV and plush bedding are standard in all accommodations and the apartments have fully-equipped kitchens, cabin décor and a dining area, as well.
Guests are provided with a breakfast buffet, yoga lessons are held in the winter months and the outdoor pool and hot tub are open year-round. Free shuttle service is also offered during the winter months. Yellowstone National Park is a five and a half hour drive away, while Arches National Park is a four-hour drive from the property. Canyonland National Park is a four hour and 15-minute drive.
This property features ski in/ski out accommodations with a patio or a balcony, a seating area with a fireplace, flat-screen television and six restaurants to choose from, onsite. Some rooms also come with mountain or garden views. Guests have options ranging from a basic double bedroom to a deluxe apartment and the hotel has a year-round indoor and outdoor pool, a fitness centre and is home to the largest spa in Utah. The Ruby Express and Empire Express ski elevators are 200 meters (650 feet) from the resort. The mountain retreat is located less than five minutes from Park City’s celebrated Main Street and an easy 40‐minute drive from Salt Lake City International Airport
Montage Deer Valley
Address: 9100 Marsac Avenue
Price: from 385 USD
24-hour security Ski storage Grocery deliveries Ironing service Pets allowed Snack bar Lift Internet services
Looking for less crowds on your ski vacation?
If you’re looking for world-class slopes without the crowds, you could make a short drive to the Ogden Valley, which is home to the Snowbasin - the venue for the 2002 Olympic alpine skiing events - the Nordic Valley, which is great family-friendly skiing spot or Powder Mountain and Whisper Ridge. Also, while in Utah, make sure you check out the turkey chilli in Deer Valley and McConkey’s Bowl in Park City.
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