Utah capital Salt Lake City is a popular destination for travelers seeking outdoors activities, entertainment, fine dining, shopping, and more. The Great Salt Lake, Temple Square, the Clark Planetarium, the Natural History Museum of Utah, and Salt Lake Temple are some of the most sought after landmarks and everyone should tour them at least once. Here’s a list of Salt Lake City hotels that are perfect for a couple’s romantic trip, a family vacation, or a solo getaway.
Budget Friendly Downtown Venue
Red Lion Hotel Salt Lake Downtown is a perfect choice for those traveling with their pets. This downtown stay has rooms to fit any taste and price range, all comfortable, and designed to fit any type of traveler. Choose a standard room if you’re traveling by yourself or as a couple, or go for a family suite. However you travel, you will enjoy free Wi-Fi, eco-friendly toiletries, the Energy Zone fitness center, or soaking in the whirlpool tub. Only a few steps from the Infinity Event Center and Washington Square, the hotel is also close to Temple Square.
Affordable, Pet-friendly Airport Stay
If you prefer an airport hotel, try La Quinta Inn & Suites Salt Lake City Airport. Take advantage of your location for a romantic stroll along the Salt Lake Beach, or enjoy the hotel’s indoor pool and hot tub. This pet-friendly hotel also offers fridge and microwave suites that are perfect for a family getaway. While close to the airport and the mountains, you’re still only 10 minutes away from Temple Square and downtown Salt Lake City, which makes it an even better starting point for your exploration of Utah’s capital.
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Functional Budget Accommodations Near Temple Square
If you’re the type of traveler that prefers functional and comfortable budget hotels to added luxury amenities, then you’ll love the Royal Garden Inn. Close to downtown landmarks, this cheap hotel allows pets and offers complimentary parking and breakfast. Decorated to showcase old-world charm, Royal Garden Inn rooms are comfortable and spacious, and its outdoor pool is one of the largest in the area. Due to its proximity to the Salt Palace Convention Center and the Infinity Event Center, it’s perfect for those seeking entertainment or an affordable base to explore the city.
Reasonably Priced Luxury in Downtown Salt Lake City
Pamper yourself at the North Temple Inn if you’d like to stay downtown, enjoy luxury amenities, and still play a reasonable price for your hotel room. The inn offers free breakfast, parking, and Wi-Fi, and welcomes your furry friends to join you on your stay. It also has an indoor heated pool and fitness center, and functional rooms designed for budget travelers that feature a microwave, refrigerator, and coffeemaker.
Romantic and Unique Getaway Downtown
The Anniversary Inn – Fifth South is designed to be different, with uniquely decorated rooms that fit various themes, ranging from elegant to rustic. It is perfect for romantic getaways, and welcomes guests with complimentary cheesecake and sparkling cider. The University of Utah, the Downtown Farmer’s Market, a few museums, and Temple Square are all within walking distance.