10 Themed Hotels In Salt Lake City - Updated 2022

Philip
Philip 
Updated

Are you looking to take in the wonders of America’s west but looking for something a little different in your holiday accommodation? Then these unique hotels will be right up your street. Whether it’s a hotel boasting five-star opulence or one which features individually-themed rooms that will transport you to such exotic locales as ancient Egypt or the old Wild West; there’s the perfect hotel waiting for you out in Salt Lake City. These are some of the highly-rated options available. And, of course, once you leave your room, such natural wonders as the Great Salt Lake and local ski resorts are not far away. Read on to find out more about the top themed hotels in Salt Lake City!

1. Salt Lake Plaza Hotel at Temple Square (from USD 155)

Located just a heartbeat away from many of Salt Lake City’s iconic buildings, Salt Lake Plaza Hotel at Temple Square guarantees convenience for its guests as the historic Mormon Temple Square, Family History Library, and the Salt Palace Convention Center are just right outside.

The air-conditioned rooms include a refrigerator, a microwave, a coffee maker, a safety deposit box, ironing facilities, and a hairdryer. There is a tour desk, room service, and cash machine available. There is a gym and business center as well for the guests’ convenience and leisure.


Salt Lake Plaza Hotel at Temple Square

Wifi Available

Address: 122 West South Temple
Accommodates: 10

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry Dry cleaning

2. The Peery Salt Lake City Downtown, Tapestry Collection by Hilton (from USD 292)

Built in 1910, The Peery Salt Lake City Downtown, Tapestry Collection by Hilton showcases early Prairie and Classical Revival architecture alongside antique furnishings that add a historical charm to the hotel. This vintage aesthetic is further shown in the hotel lobby, which has a fireplace, a comfortable seating area, and a chandelier. Its rooms are furnished with a cable TV and large bathrooms with deluxe amenities. A 24-hour fitness center is also available.

Conveniently, this hotel is less than a kilometer (0.6 miles) away from Salt Lake City Hall, Vivint Smart Home Arena, Temple Square, and Family History Library.


The Peery Salt Lake City Downtown, Tapestry Collection by Hilton

Wifi Available

Address: 110 West Broadway
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

3. Four Points Marriott Salt Lake City Airport (from USD 179)

From the name itself, Four Points Marriott Salt Lake City Airport focuses its efforts on making it convenient for travelers coming from Salt Lake City Airport to find a staging ground for their vacation. It has a free airport shuttle service to take guests to and from the airport.

The hotel offers a variety of room types with some of them having a balcony. The hotel restaurant, Glowbal Bites Restaurant & Bar, offers breakfast and dinner. Finally, this hotel is only 10 km (6.2 mi) away from The Gateway, 10.2 km (6.3 mi) away from Vivint Smart Home Arena, 10.8 km (6.7 mi) away from Family History Library, and 12.7 km (7.8 mi) away from Trolley Square.


Four Points Marriott Salt Lake City Airport

Wifi Available

Address: 200 North Admiral Byrd
Accommodates: 6

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre

4. Crystal Inn Hotel & Suites – Salt Lake City (from USD 185)

Crystal Inn Hotel & Suites – Salt Lake City offers modern hotel rooms that come with contemporary furniture, a flat-screen TV, and an en suite bathroom. This hotel has a focus on romance and is a great place for couples to stay as it offers romantic packages for two. Some of these packages are the romantic evening for two and the wine and dine package on Valentine’s Day. Connected to this, the hotel has an indoor swimming pool, sauna, and hot tub for guests to enjoy. There is also a full breakfast served every morning in the dining area.

Conveniently, the hotel is less than 1.5 km (0.9 mi) from Salt Lake City Hall, The City Library, Vivint Smart Home Arena, and the Museum of Church History and Art.


Crystal Inn Hotel & Suites - Salt Lake City

Address: 230 West 500 South
Accommodates: 10

Parking Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

5. Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City, a Kimpton Hotel (from USD 269)

Enjoying a glowing reputation from hundreds of previous guests, this four-star hotel is a great option for solo travellers or couples looking to experience the bustle of the city and the natural wonders of the Salt Lake itself. Rated “excellent”, previous guests were fulsome in their praise for the “wonderful” staff and the “great” location. It is also handily placed for the likes of Temple Square, just 10 minutes away on foot, and comes with its own on-site restaurant - should you prefer dining in - and also a range of spa services. Amenities also include on-site parking (for a fee), Wi-Fi internet, AC and a 24-hour front desk - so you’ll always have someone on hand for helpful tips and advice at any time of the day. Previous guests were full of praise for the “very comfortable” beds, the “loaner bicycles” for exploring the city, and the location within half a mile of a number of popular city centre landmarks.


Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 15 West 200 South
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre

6. The Grand America Hotel (from USD 374)

If it’s grandeur you’re after then the “Grand” in this hotel is certainly a clue as to the fantastic vacation accommodation you’ll experience if you book a room in this five-star option. Boasting a “wonderful” rating from hundreds of former guests, previous visitors were so impressed they simply flagged up “Everything!!!” when looking for superlatives to describe how much they’d enjoyed themselves. Featuring opulent hotel rooms - catering for solo travellers through to groups of four - this hotel comes equipped with all manner of modern conveniences to make your stay special - from the room balconies to the full-service spa and indoor and outdoor pools. There are also two indoor restaurants, one of which serves meals throughout the day. And the property is well placed for local sights, with everything from Salt Lake City Hall to the Museum of Church History and Art located within a mile (1.5 kilometres) of the lobby.


Grand America Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 555 South Main Street
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre

7. Little America Hotel Salt Lake City (from USD 270)

Another property with thousands of satisfied previous guests, this four-star hotel boasts an “excellent” rating and comes equipped with all manner of amenities to make your stay feel special. Indeed, one previous visitor said, “everything about this hotel was exceptional”. Rooms can sleep everyone from solo travellers to groups of four and it is well placed in the heart of Salt Lake City for the city hall, library and Temple Square - all of which are less than one mile from the door. It also comes with two on-site eateries - a bar and grill, and a coffee shop - both of which serve morning, noon and night. And the rooms themselves come with free Wi-Fi and TV. The wider hotel boasts indoor and outdoor pools, a sauna, a hot tub, and fitness centre - so you’ll feel pampered during your stay. There are also plenty of on-site shops selling boutique wares.


Little America Hotel Salt Lake City

Wifi Available

Address: 500 South Main Street
Accommodates: 10

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Garden

8. Anniversary Inn - South Temple (from USD 169)

Built between the historic South Temple and 7th East Avenues, Anniversary Inn - South Temple offers a plethora of themed hotel rooms that guests can choose from. Each of these themed rooms has its own set of decorations and furniture. Some of the themes are mountain hideaway, Phantom of the Opera, 007, jungle safari, sultan’s palace, and enchanted forest.

As for nearby attractions, this hotel is only a 3-minute walk from the Utah Governor’s Mansion, an 11-minute walk from Cathedral of the Madeleine, and a 3-minute drive from the Salt Lake Public Library Main Building.


Anniversary Inn - South Temple

Address: 678 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, 84102

9. The Anniversary Inn - Fifth South (from USD 149)

A four-star hotel with a good reputation among past guests, this adults-only accommodation option features a mix of queen-size and deluxe queen-size double bedrooms - which is sure to appeal to couples on a romantic break. What’s more, the individually-themed bedrooms offer up all manner of magical destinations that will transport you on a metaphorical trip to exotic climes. Themes range from an African safari to Egyptian wonders and from the Wild West to one focussing on the magic of the coast - with ‘lighthouse’ thrown in. The hotel itself also comes with a host of mod-cons - including free Wi-Fi and a hot tub to room service and a 24-hour front desk. Former guests were full of praise for the many unique bedrooms, the “great breakfasts” and the “fun” to be had in looking at some of the many themes available in the hotel. Those looking to head out and explore the wider area will also find the Gilgal Sculpture Garden, Trolley Square, Utah Museum of Natural History and Rice-Eccles Stadium within a mile (around 1.5 kilometres) of the front desk - so you won’t need to travel far to take in some of the sights.

10. The Anniversary Inn - South Temple (from USD 149)

Victorian charm awaits guests who opt for this four-star holiday experience, which boasts an excellent rating from previous visitors. Located within a late 19th-century building which is of great enough importance to be listed on the National Historic Registry, this property features no fewer than 13 luxury suites. What’s more, they each revolve around their own special theme - ranging from the mysteries of ancient Egypt to rooms which are all about romantic occasions. Guests also enjoy access to all manner of mod-cons, including Wi-Fi access, breakfast within the rooms and AC. Those looking to explore the wider area during their stay will also be well-placed for local attractions - with the likes of the Gilgal Sculpture Garden and Trolley Square within less than a mile. Further afield the Great Salt Lake itself is just over 20 miles (32 kilometres) away, while those looking to fly in and out of the area will find the airport only six miles (10 kilometres) away.

Magic and memories await

Whether you’re looking for a touch of luxury or wish to find a truly memorable room that will generate memories to treasure for many years to come, there are some fantastic accommodation options available in Salt Lake City.

Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.

Get Trip101 in your inbox

Unsubscribe in one click. See our privacy policy for more information on how we use your data

I'm a writer and photographer based in the heart of the beautiful Scottish Highlands. A professional journalist by trade, I have written for and edited several newspapers, magazines and websites....Read more

 Want to contribute as a Local Expert?
Explore Salt Lake City
Looking for accommodation?
Good things are meant to be shared!