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Best Western East Zion Thunderbird Lodge

AAA - 2 Diamond

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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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Near Zion Lodging

26/03/2017 Donald W, Colorado

Nice Place, close to Zion NP East Entrance. Easy to find. Restaurant on site but Bkfst NOT included - odd. No elevator and Ice in the next building (off season). Overall the place was fine - even b... more


Short stop at Mt Carmel Junction

22/03/2017 Claes G, Helsinki, Finland

Friendly motel which offered what was needed - food and room for the night. Friendly staff and spacious room. Dark when we arrived but the surroundings in Zion park were impressive. Not the cheapest m... more


Nice place to hang out

19/03/2017 787klausm, Zweibruecken, Germany

we found it a nice place to prepare for a hike in Zion NP and especially to "refill our batteries" after a breathtaking hike in the narrows, good hotel, nice restaurant with great food at reasonable p... more


Overpriced Rip Off: The WORST Best Western I've Stayed At - by far!

19/03/2017 HappyDay111111, New York City, New York

We ran across this place late at night on our way to a BW in Kenab, so we decided to stay here instead. The "town" was just a junction, in the middle of nowhere. I am a BW Rewards Elite member. On... more

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BestWesternHotels, BW at BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge, responded to this review
Hello, We're very sorry about your experience. We'll address your concerns with the front desk staff as well as the restaurant staff. Thank you for letting us know how we can improve. Best Western Hotels & Resorts

Very close to Zion Park

11/02/2017 John W,

On our way to Zion National Park we rested here Nicely remodeled room and lobby Friendly staff and gift shop Western atmosphere and decor The pool was frozen but the hot tub available Had a nice m... more