Marriott Salt Lake City City Center
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We met Boo for a goodbye breakfast. I was impressed that he was able to get up so early, but when he told us he had plans to ride Keystone I wasn't as surprised. A day on the mountain in the sun will get anyone out of bed!
Day 9 had us in the car for about 7 hours most of which was through Wyoming. Apparently there are two ways to get to …
I was in Salt Lake City on Monday for work. It was raining. It was cold. I worked. I flew home at 7 AM on Tuesday. This concludes my exciting travel blog for Salt Lake City. (see Patricia, it's not always glamorous)
... Park City. How can I describe it. If you can imagine John Wayne, skiing in the 21st century you may get what I am describing. It's ski resort with a cowboy twist and a tiny, very tiny, splash of Disney. It oozes wealth and sophistication. It feels like Christmas here. We love it here, thanks to the owners we are going to stay another ...
... along the edge of the Price River in the La Salle Mountains
Big day, 550k and we’re all exhausted.
At the Motel 6 we managed to get 3 rooms and order pizza. BTW the cans of beer here are 32 ounces! Enormous. The rooms are clean and tidy but no fridge (Rich couldn't find one in the hallway this time), no jug for making tea and coffee, no hair dryer and it looks like the toilet comes standard without a toilet seat.
We’ll sleep well ...
... legged it back to the safety of the car, but numerous flies still managed to get in.
Well, we came to Salt Lake City, and we saw the Great Salt Lake. Done. Off to Vegas.
If we thought the drive the day before was hot, this was ludicrous, with the temperature reaching 49C at about 7pm. To complicate things even more, we kept finding dead flies in the creases of our clothes and in our hair. ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Marriott Salt Lake City City Center
This hotel is excellent-new building (or at least looks new); definitely one of the nicer Marriotts. I stayed here for 5 days over Thanksgiving in November 2004. My boyfriend works for Marriott, and I travel a lot, so I see a lot of Marriotts (they vary dramtically in quality) and this is definitely a nice one!
Great Hotel, Excellent Location
We stayed one night at the Marriott and were really impressed. The check-in was smooth and we got the room we asked for. The view - whilst not important - was slightly disappointing as it overlooked a large flat roof and not much more. The valet parking was amongst the fastest I have ever used! Great location right in the heart of the city on the same street as the Utah Capitol, and a stone's throw from Temple Square.
Nice business hotel
Hotel was a nice business hotel with excellent service. Rooms were new and in good shape. The location is excellent.
I would stay here in preference to the Salt Lake Hilton, which I also have stayed at. Probably the second nicest hotel in Salt Lake - the Monaco, at which I didn't stay, looked nicer.
And the weekend rates are great!
Rooms are spacious and well appointed, including free high speed internet access. The service staff were all friendly and anxious to serve and to please. All in all, I had a great experience staying at this hotel.
Great Customer Services
We stayed in this hotel the last day in our cross country trip. The service was wonderful and the staff in the front desk was very helpful. He asked us whether we need help on dinner arrangement and gave us temporary membership to go to the private lounge for dinner. It was my husband's birthday and we did have a great time in the restaurent, Market Oyster Bar. he suggested and " sponsored us to go.
It was a wonderful stay and we highly recommed the hotel.
I Didn't Want to Leave!
I love Marriott Hotels in general, but this one is my favorite so far. I stayed here in Mid July and my room was exquisite. Plush, comfortable bedding, excellent maid service who seemed to instinctively know what needed to be discarded and what needed to be left alone. I ate breakfast at the restaurant downstairs and, though it was pricey, it was very good and the wait staff excellent. Dynamic view of the mountains, convenient location, and unsurpassed fitness facilities. My hotel was the best part of my trip to Salt Lake City. I couldn't wait to get back to my room every night and hated when I had to leave.
Stayed Dec 3-5. Stayed on the concierge level on the 12th floor and had a fantastic view of the Galveston Center. There is an ice rink in the center, so we had an unobstructed view of all the ice skaters and the festive, holiday decorations. In town, great places to eat like P.F. Changs, Hotel Monaco, bistros, etc. for $15-$25 a plate, quarter parking, valet parking avail. Starbucks is in the lobby if you want to grab a hot chocolate on the way out. Marble stands and updated furnishings, all granite bathrooms including the shower. Things to see and do: Salt Lake City Temple Christmas lights (free), Carriage ride (around $35 for 1/2 hour, 4 people can fit in a carriage), Gateway Mall is right in town too (it's outdoors) and they have a fun water show, there are also 2 downtown enclosed malls (ZCMI and Crossroads) for any shopping (parking about $1 for an hour, etc). Cheap food abounds if you don't need anything fancy, just taste, like Little World for Chinese, Soup Kitchen for soup and sandwiches, Cafe Rio for Mexican, all not too far away, parking is free. Sugarhouse area is not too far off, and has shops, cafes, and food as well, parking is free. Recommend going to Ensign Peak for a beautiful view of the city. There are paths to walk on. I also recommend Capitol Park. It's absolutely gorgeous in my opinion. Both are quiet and clean and well kept. Parking is free and easy. Service was great. I was paying at a big discount and the front desk was always polite, well informed, and kind. We did valet parking since it was only 2 dollars more a day, and they were always prompt and courteous. They were always offering to get us directions, etc. All in all, a great stay.
Great Stay in SLC!!
We stayed here on Friday night, Sept. 10th and booked through priceline. We couldn't have beat the price at $45 night. We received a King room (we had requested a double but they did not have any available) on the 4th floor. The room overlooked Gallivan Plaza and was west facing with lots of light. The room was an extremely nice "business" type room with all the usual amenities, including an in-room safe. While the front desk could not accomodate our request for a double room they very promptly brought up a very comfortable roll away for our 5 year old son. The indoor pool was nice with plenty of chairs and towels but a heck of alot of chlorine.
We had dinner out at the Red Rock Brewing Company and it was excellent. The trout was superb.
Okay, but not great
The rooms were nice looking and the bed was very comfortable, but I was disappointed by several things. "Complimentary internet" cost $10 a day. Parking also cost $10. There was no complimentary breakfast of any kind. The pool was not heated. However the exercise room was very nice, and the views from the pool and exercise area were also nice.
Our room was on the Gallivan Plaza side and due to the concert going on below, it was very noisy until late, so we did not get to sleep when we would have preferred.
This hotel has a great location and is a very nice upscale hotel.
Located right on the Galivan Plaza and only 1/2 block from light rail stop and just a few blocks from major shopping malls, temple square, etc. The rooms were nice with big bathrooms and comfy beds. The down side of this place is that the "heated" pool wasn't very heated, but the hot tub was, and if your room faces State Street it can be a bit noisy. I would probably stay here again, but would definately request a room facing the plaza.