Grand America Hotel

555 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84111, United States | 5 star hotel
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Salt Lake City Jun 29, 2013

A travel blog entry by aporcelli


Aporcelli stayed here on Jun 29, 2013 during their trip titled: Our cross country golf tour.....

Salt Lake City is beautiful

A travel blog entry by jimcantwellcomo

Loved the Grand America. We ate at Himalayan Kitchen and loved it. Daughters thought the waiter from Bangladesh was handsome. Best brunch ever at the Grand America. Nice to meet my father in law's brother Ernie.

My Own Private Idaho

A travel blog entry by mememe


Left Jackson very early in the morning for Salt Lake City. Decided to take a route through Idaho. There were long stretches of flat farm land and roads that were dead straight for miles. I know it sounds a bit boring, but it quite enjoyable. The roads were virtually empty, and as I said, very straight, so I was able to sit back and relax. Decided …

I did it!

A travel blog entry by kstyrsky

Hey! I actually left Sacramento.

Off the road

A travel blog entry by sidsnow


... out it is a closed base. Only authorized personnel are allowed on the base. The 143rd moved depleted uranium from Tooele to California for disposal some 10 years ago, so I knew the base had a lot of bad stuff to protect, It is a good thing the base has tight security. The drive also crosses the southern end of The Great Salt Lake.


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This 5 star hotel, located on 555 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, is near Salt Lake City Public Library, Pony Express National Historic Trail, Salt Lake City Main Library, and Council Hall.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsGrand America Hotel Salt Lake City

    Reviewed by jimcantwellcomo

    An exceptional hotel--Four Seasons quality

    Reviewed Nov 22, 2012
    by (1 review) , Italy Flag of Italy

    I am shocked. The web photos make the hotel seem a bit fake or over done. This is simply one of the classiest hotels in which one could ever stay. The lobby and all public rooms would make the Four Seasons blush. Our suite for $289/night has exceptionally elegant carpeting, furniture, art, bathrooms, etc. The views of Salt Lake City at night (as I'm writing, I'm looking out at the beautiful views) is spectacular. The bathrooms have that beautiful, English style wooden cabinetry with gorgeous white marble. The shower has the thick crystal-esque glass with separate beautiful bathtub. The walk-in closet is large with gorgeous english style painted wooden cabinetry.

    The entire hotel from its exterior, to the driveway, to the interiors, to the bedrooms exudes class. This is a magnificent hotel. Come and enjoy it without any hesitation.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by mememe

    Proper 5*

    Reviewed Jul 6, 2012
    by (13 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    I've been fortunate to stay in some great hotels over the years, and The Grand America is right up with the best. The service was mega friendly and efficient (not something you always get together). I ordered room service, which was fantastic. The suite was great, and the long balcony had great views. Internet was fast and free! Most top hotels charge a fortune for slow wi-fi. Also, the self parking was free. There is valet too. Hope I get back there some day. It was a pleasure!!

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    Historical Traveler Reviews Grand America Hotel Salt Lake City

    Elegance, great food in the shadow of the Wasatch Mountains


    From the marble floors and fresh flower arrangements to the perfect service and quiet, elegant rooms, this place was five stars all the way. My husband and I and our one year-old stayed here for two nights and were very impressed by the service and elegant decor. We ordered room service and it arrived hot and was wonderful (how else can you enjoy a great meal with an unruly infant?). The marble baths were beautiful, and we loved the seperate vanity areas. We stayed on the top floor, and had great views of the city. The valet service was quick and courteous. My only regret? That I didn't get to spend any time in the SPA!! hmmm...maybe next time.

    European ambiance


    The spacious foyer, lobby bar and restaurant, the wide hallways, wood panelling and furnishings give the hotel the feeling of a luxurious european hotel despite the high rise architecture. We had a terrific 3 night stay. The breakfast buffet is sumptuous.



    My partner and I stayed here for 2 nights in June for a conference. The hotel was amazing, the grandest and most beautiful hotel I have ever had the pleasure of staying in. I can not recommend it highly enough. The staff were incredibly helpful and polite, the hotel was so well kept and the rooms were absolutely beautiful. Our premier room was huge with a balcony, a doorbell(!), dressing room, lounge area and amazing bathroom. It was immaculate and the bed so comfortable! The outdoor pool area was gorgeous with very comfortable sun loungers. The Garden Cafe food is excellent aswell - especially the breakfasts.

    We really enjoyed our time here, Salt Lake City is a strange place and very quiet but the hotel is fantastic.

    Heaven in an unexpected city


    We have now stayed in this wonderful hotel half a dozen times and every single time, I have loved it. We have travelled in many part of the world and stayed in supposedly great hotels--ie, Four Seasons, Waldorf Astoria, BarclayIntercontinental, Hotel Monaco, Mandarin hotels, Shangrila hotels, etc) None of these luxury hotels can top the quality and service that we've received at this fantastic hotel in the middle of Salt Lake City, Utah. In fact, in some of the above mentioned luxury hotels, we even got the cold shoulder especially when checking in from a long plane ride, looking bewildered, tired and pedestrian. (They seem to treat you better if you are dressed well of course.) In this fantastic hotel, you are treated like a king or queen no matter how you look!

    It can't get any better than this! Great Deal at this huge place!


    I was treated better than at a much more expensive New York Downtown 5 star hotel. I loved the food, the wonderful employees, the incredible security department and the place is gigantic. It is the best value in the country. I have traveled the world for years in busn. and this is definitely top of the line. Thank you so much for having this website.


    Can't go wrong with this hotel


    This hotel is beautiful and I highly recommend it to anyone willing to spend a little extra to get a lot of extras. We stayed in a Premium Guest room which I believe is the standard room type and it was not only huge but also spotlessly clean. It had a bed area as well as a large sitting area with couch, chair, desk and a refrigerator stocked with (ridiculously over-priced) drinks and snacks. The bathroom was quite large and well-lit with a deep tub and separate glass-enclosed shower. The towels were large and thick and there were plenty provided.

    Paradise, Magnificent!!


    I felt like a princess staying there. My friend was having her 17th birhtday party there and we had so much fun. They treated us like royalty and the room service was divine.The rooms are breathe taking and the pool is gorgeous!! I felt as if I was staying in Paris, it was that beautiful!! I definately recommend staying there to anyone!!

    The Garden Cafe


    I have stayed at The Grand four times, once after they just opened, and the last in March. My first visit in was September 2001. The service was very average. My second trip was May 2002, WOW what a difference. I really enjoy the food at the Cafe; but what has made my stay worth while is the service I receive there. It was perfect!My third visit, I was amazed at the staff they reconized me and made me feel at home.Last month the manager stopped by my table as usual and genuinely thank me for eating at his restaurant. CONSISTENCY, that's why I will go back. The rest of the hotel is just as amazing.

    Fantastic A+++, 5 Star Hotel


    I have stayed here several times, most recently in March 2003, with never a disappointment. This is an extroardinary, first-class hotel, that is a notch above the finest East Coast hotels at half their prices. Beautiful, quiet rooms, efficient staff, and centrally located, the gym and spa are great. Treat yourself, stay here and drive to the ski resorts.

    A magnificent Grand Hotel


    I am a world traveler and stayed in many fine hotels in the past 40 years; however none of those hotels are even close to the quality and hospitality of the Grand America in Salt Lake City. The rooms are magnificent, large, elegantly furnished; the bathrooms are gorgeous. The entire hotel is top 10 star quality. The staff is very helpful and friendly. THE GRAND AMERICA IS A 10 STAR HOTEL!!!

    TripAdvisor Reviews Grand America Hotel Salt Lake City

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding