BEST WESTERN Capitol Reef Resort
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Vlotte rit. Zelfs te vroeg om in te checken in het hotel. Dan maar meteen doorgereden naar Capitol Reef. En opnieuw worden we geconfronteerd met een uniek landschap. De tectonische platen hebben hier een bijzonder spectaculair decor gevormd. In het Information Centre kregen we te horen dat dit hele landschap door water gevormd werd. En dat in wat …
Vanmorgen hebben we heerlijk ontbeten bij ons hotel waar we ook gisterenavond gegeten hebben (als voorafje bestelden we nietswetend twee porties uienringen.... daar bleef er dus 1 van onaangeroerd want wat waren dat gigantische bergen). Wel een lekkere salade op gelukkig. Ook gisteren nog een wasje gedraaid en voor Martijn en Tes zonnebrillen …
Deze ochtend zaten we ook weer om 09.00 aan het ontbijt..we hoefden maar een klein stukje te rijden om Monument Valley te zien!
We besloten om een andere route te nemen dan gepland en wel via Mexican Hat, daar hebben we ook gelijk getankt en dan naar Hanksville..
Dit deden zodat we nog een ander park konden bekijken vanwege het …
Capitol Reef NP in a day
Visitor's Center and 10 mile drive in the morning. Hiked for an hour (up and down) while Deb and Leonie headed in another direction (flat).
Checked out Waterpocket Fold from Notom Road.
Lunch at Fruita
Leonie and I hiked to Hickman Bridge
Look see from Gooseneck Outlook and …
How has this resort rated in the past?
Historical Traveler Reviews BEST WESTERN Capitol Reef Resort Torrey
Great time at Capitol Reef!
This was our second visit to this area - 2 years ago we stayed at the Days Inn in Torrey, but after seeing the location of this Best Western we knew we had to stay here - what an amazing view from the balcony! It is hard to believe your eyes! The room was clean and I would actually recommend the restaurant at this hotel. Salads were made with mixed greens, not iceburg, sandwiches were made on thick homemade bread, etc. Very tasty. Definitely a VERY GOOD value when visiting Capitol Reef.
You will not believe the view!
This is hands down the best view! Be sure to get a room in the back building facing the view - incredible! This was an amazing value. And the food was so good! Everything was homemade - including the bread on the sandwiches. The mashed potatoes were real, not instant. Nothing fancy on the menu, but everything was freshly prepared. We were extremely satisfied with this stay. What a great surprise to find free internet access in the lobby - just sit down at their laptop. They had a pool and a tennis court as well! This is the best stay in the area.
Very pleased with our stay!
We were very pleased with our stay. I won't tolerate uncleanliness and our room was spotless. Perfect view from private balcony was awesome for watching the sunrise over the National Park. We enjoyed dinners and breakfasts very much but were not there to eat; the National Park was our objective so food was just a means to an end! :) Laundry room was also very clean and convenient, and a welcome sight on our long trip. Would definitely stay here again, and hope to soon!
Room was quite nice, with ample space and a balcony with a view to die for. Staff was friendly but what killed this place was that the breakfast closed early without any word or apology, and we were awakened by loud hammering and drilling noises at 7am taken place by a remodeling crew one floor below us. No apology or acknowlegment about it of any kind. In-house restaurant serves edible food albeit pricey. I was surprised this is called a 'resort' because it most definitely does not earn that title.
Not a very good hotel
We stayed for two nights in this hotel during our vacation in Utah. I already knew I had to ask for a room on the upper floor. The woman at check in indeed was not really interested in us.
When we got to our room we found the bathroom not properly cleaned. On the floor was hair, a hairpin etc.
The carpet wasn't properly vacumed besides the beds. The internet was only available through a very small laptop and the connection was very slow. The restaurant also was not clean. Dust on the windowsills and on top of the benches. Food was ok, nothing special. The waitress was very kind.
The swimmingpool and hottub outside were very nice.
In my humble opinion, this hotel was not that good.
On the other hand it was not very expensive.
We stayed at this hotel in June despite some dubious reviews on this site, mainly because it was in such a great spot.
While the staff weren't as friendly as others we had met around Utah, they were stil very pleasant. The room was quite spacious and the views fantastic.
We had a standard room on the upper level and it was fine. It may have been a bit noisy on the ground floor.
We ate in the restaurant one night and found it to be adequate and good value.
My wife and I were touring national parks of SouthWest USA by car. We stayed at many excellent hotels based on the views of other travellers given on Tripadvisor. This hotel was our one really bad experience and was unfortunately again based on other reviews. I notice now that the first very good review is based on staying in the SUITES which is a completely different part of the hotel complex.
We found this place excellent value with a family of 4 staying in one of the garden suites, which are in a separate building with a large garden for the use of those staying in the dozen or so rooms in the block. The views are fabulous in all directions and it's really easy to get to Capitol Reef - indeed the National Park could almost begin as soon as you drive east the landscape is so spectacular. The pool and hot tub are both really large and enjoy the magnificent views. Eating there was not very exciting but we had an excellent evening meal over the road at the Red Rim (?) just across the road, where the dining room takes full advantage of the 360 degree views available. The extraordinary bookstore, Robber's Roost, does marvellous coffee, as well as being an inspirational sort of place. (It's at the other end of Torrey). We were really pleased to have spent 2 days here and would have gladly stayed longer.
Rooms were OK. Resturant was good. Close to NP.
Pleasant stay at Torry
I think this is a fairly new establishment. The room was of above average motel grade, with a nicely fitted bathroom. We had a lower floor room with a small patio with chairs, overlooking the red cliffs.
The ideal rooms to get are the ones on the top floor with small balconies. The restaurant is adequate but without much character.