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This Mount Carmel, Utah hotel is the perfect midway point between Arizona and northern Utah.

Centrally located at the junction of US Highway 89 and Route 9 on the Utah border, the BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge offers convenient access to a variety of national parks including Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park. Each well-appointed guest room at this Mount Carmel hotel is 100 non-smoking and features cable satellite television with HBO and free wireless high-speed Internet access. Enjoy a delicious meal at the onsite restaurant before exploring all that Kane County has to offer. The hotel also features a nine-hole golf course, an outdoor heated swimming pool (seasonal), hot tub (seasonal) and guest laundry.

The BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge is just one mile from many local slot canyons including Red Cave, Red Canyon and Red Hollow. Spend an afternoon on ATVs through the Coral Pink Sand Dunes or hike through Zion National Park, only 15 miles away. A short day trip away guests can visit Bryce Canyon National Park, Red Canyon or the North Rim of Arizonas Grand Canyon. Guests will also enjoy visiting the Dixie National Forest, the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument and Lake Powell.

The friendly, helpful staff at the BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge is ready to ensure a fun-filled memorable stay in Mount Carmel, Utah. Make a reservation today and save!

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Junction SR 9 & US-89 East Zion
Mount Carmel
United States
AAA - 2 Diamond


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Junction SR 9 & US-89 East Zion
Mount Carmel
United States

What's nearby?


  • 5 mile(s) from Orderville

  • 6 mile(s) from Glendale

  • 17 mile(s) from Kanab

  • 26 mile(s) from Springdale

  • 59 mile(s) from Panguitch

  • 65 mile(s) from St. George

  • 67 mile(s) from Cedar City

  • 88 mile(s) from Page, Arizona

  • 90 mile(s) from Lake Powell, Arizona

  • 185 mile(s) from Las Vegas, Nevada

  • 205 mile(s) from Flagstaff, Arizona

  • 295 mile(s) from Salt Lake City, Utah

  • 296 mile(s) from Moab, Utah

  • 463 mile(s) from Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Surprisingly Nice!!

28/09/2016 JackieBoy22, DeLand, FL

Stayed here while riding motorcycles through Zion and Bryce Canyon and the location was convenient for heading south to the Grand Canyon the next morning. VERY nice property with southwestern decor, ... more


Best hotel near Zion

25/09/2016 469beverlys,

We very much enjoyed the Western decor and spacious room in the newest section of this motel. It is in a very convenient location just east of Zion Nat'l. Park with a restaurant on-site. The food wa... more


Surprising Gem

24/09/2016 Ibyke, Annandale, VA

This motel in Mount Carmel Junction is a surprise in the middle of nowhere. Our king room was actually a suite with a living/eating area and a bedroom, a TV in each room. It has a frig and microwave... more


Function Junction

22/09/2016 elau4886, Richmond, Canada

Stayed here for four nights on our recent trip and served as a great base to reach attractions. Zion, Bryce and Kanab are within 1 hr of this lodge. Rooms are clean and comfortable and amenities are g... more


Enjoyed th hot tub & restaurant,e stay which had a swimming pool, golf course &

21/09/2016 Warren W, Carbon, United States

Would hig hly recommend this to anyone based upon my stay, As mentioned above the Zion Best Western has a Golf course, Restaurant, Swimming pool & hot tub, The convience of having all this at one loc... more