Historic Pioneer Lodge
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Now there's two words not often seen together in a title!!!! .....for walkers, mountain-bikers, hill climbers, mountaineers or anyone who enjoys the outdoors and world class scenery - quite a place and we would highly recommend Zion National Park to anyone venturing near this neck of the woods. Our day started really early - 5.30am to be precise! …
... canyon so there was something interesting to see in all directions. The temperatures had risen to 94deg at the lower elevations of the valley, which felt a bit brutal after the refreshing weather from a few hours before!
We checked into the hotel, and hit our first snag of the trip. The hotel wouldn’t let us check in with our three dogs (would only allow 1)!! We had already arranged doggie daycare for tomorrow so we could take a day hike. D called them ...
... I’ve finally bought the map… and will mount the map next winter in AZ, and will start sticking those pins of 40 years of travel into that map… and who knows… if I’ve lost a few I might have to go back and get a new one… the map is about 42” x 60” of the US so I hope it has enough room for our adventures….
Jim & Connie and Rowdy too!
... t give it justice and still the photos are great but still don't give the sense of how massive everything was around us. Incredible scenery, some mini waterfalls and we even had a mountain deer walk right up onto our path as we were doing one of the hikes.
... see all the tall mesas and buttes highlighted against a purple and orange sky with the moon glowing brighter. We even decide to stop a few times at the scenic view turnoffs.
After a while the scenery turns into some open areas and some ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHistoric Pioneer Lodge Springdale
Fantastic location with great views. Very comfortable, clean room. Excellent breakfast at Pioneer Restaurant
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Historical Traveler Reviews Historic Pioneer Lodge Springdale
This place kicks a**!
The rooms are small but very nicely decorated with new everything. Comfortable beds, new appliances, great location. A great value. I will stay there again.
Great Bed and Pillows
Great Bed and Pillows. Did not hear the neighbors once during my 2 night stay. The bed and pillows were so great that I wanted to take them home with me.
Rooms only for little people !
The room we had was really very small. The door didn't lock very well. But we had 10 % off in the restaurant. No breakfast included, and no free Internet. Springdale is the best place to discover Zion NP, but you can find best hotels ...
Great Location & Pool/Hot Tub
Right in the middle of everything. Small grocery/drug store across street. Restaurants are walking distance. Pool was very nice, hot tub great. There are plenty of towels for guests. Seattles Best coffee shop in lobby of hotel with internet (free wireless with $2.50 purchase) A double capp. was $4.75 and tasted like really weak coffee milk. Stick with brewed coffee. Guests get 20% off at coffee shop. We had handicap room and it was really nice. Room was cleaned every day. Bed was super comfortable, all bedding and furnishing were in great shape. We had a microwave, fridge & sink. Only thing I didn't like is the religious comment the front desk clerk made in front of other guests. We (us and another couple) joked that the handicap shower and bathroom in our room was big enough for all of us to take a shower. The comment was just that and she got all bent out of shape and huffy making sure we would at least have our bathing suits on. We looked at her as if she were joking because we of course were and she said dead serious "You are all going to Hell!". Not professional at all to say that to us. It took a minute to sink in she actually said it it a demeaning way. I got the vibe from all the front desk clerks that they were very judgemental and religious. We were all straight couples going hiking in Zion on our vacation. I would not recommend this hotel if you are anything but that.
Nice and familiar
It's very very nice, all forniture in wood and in "mountain style". The room was new and very clean, not too big but ther was everything you need. The staff friendly and there is a very nice pool and tube.
Position perfect to visit Zion. Definltly I would come back again.
We stayed her for two nights and it was clean and the staff was very friendly. Very good location. Older motel but has everything you need. I would stay there again.
Great Location for Zion National Park
We stayed here for 2 nights in Sept 2004. A great location in Springdale just a mile from the park's south entrance and visitor's centre. There is a free shuttle bus-stop just outside the hotel so you could leave the car at the motel as cars are only allowed as far as the visitor's centre.
The lodge is motel-style and we had a first-floor room which was small but well appointed and comfortable. There was a large balcony and some great views of the mountains from our room.
There are plenty of places to eat and buy souvenirs and essentials within walking distance and a launderette just across the road.
A great place to stay for what we paid. Recommended!
Stayed two nights at the Pioneer lodge near Zion NP. Happy with our stay and the price we paid. Motel is about 5 minutes from the south entrance. Motel was clean and roomy. All essentials present. Only stayed there to eat and sleep. You get a 10% off card when you check in for the restaurant next door. Also took a walk at night and saw a nearby art gallery. Other restaurants and a small grocery stores is very close by (within walking distance) so that was nice.
Great value for money
The motel has been renovated in 2002-2003 and is AAA-aproved. The rooms are somewhat basic but clean and well mantained.
The view of Zion is magnificent and it's located close to Zion N.P.
Staff are friendly/helpfull and offerd to upgrade us to a better room for no extra charge. All in all very good value for money.
Had a pleasant time
We stayed at the Lodge on August 30. It is an older motel with small rooms but they were clean and pleasant. The pool has a heated spa which came in very handy after hiking through the mountains. I found the staff nice and helpful and it is right in the center of town, great location. I would definitely stay at the motel again. The food in the restaurant was also good.