BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge

Junction SR 9 & US-89 East Zion, Mount Carmel, UT 84755
Phone: 435/648-2203   |   Fax: 435/648-2239   |   61 Rooms   |   Online Reservations

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 ATV's 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 Arizona's 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!

 

Hotel Amenities & Services

  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Giftshop or newsstand
  • Golf course Nine-holes
  • Outdoor pool Heated with baby pool, open at least May through September
  • Hot tub outdoor, open at least May through September
  • Massage services
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Convenience store/Sundry - Gas station
  • Truck/RV parking free
  • Free parking
  • Dataports
  • Safe deposit box
  • Fax services
  • Photocopy services
  • Mail services
  • Kiosk free Internet in lobby for guests
  • Exterior corridor
  • Late check out $10 per hour after 1100. Full days charge after 1500
  • Laundromat
  • Exterior entrance
  • High-speed Internet access, free wireless
  • Wireless lobby, restaurant and pool side
  • coin operated laundry mat

BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge

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BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge

Conveniently located, the best western east zion thunderbird lodge in Mount Carmel, Utah is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 37.222995  /  Latitude: -112.681725

 

Driving Directions to Hotel

 

From: Salt Lake City. Travel Interstate 15 south. Exit on Highway 20. After reaching US-89, follow it south to Mount Carmel Junction. Mount Carmel Junction is a resort destination at the junction of U-9 and US-89, located 12 miles from Zion National Park to the BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge.

From: Las Vegas. Travel Interstate 15 north. Exit north of St. George, at Exit 16. Take U-9 to the only stop light in LaVerkin. Turn right and continue on U-9 through the south entrance of the park, to the east entrance. Continue 12 miles east on U-9 to Mount Carmel Junction. U-9 through the park is always open to the BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge.

BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Thunderbird Golf Course

Established in 1962, the Thunderbird Golf Course is located in southern Utah in the city of Mount Carmel. Found just 12 miles from Zions National Park – one of five national parks in Utah.

The nine-hole Thunderbird Golf Course covers 2,053 yards – creating a par of 31 against the scenic backdrop of the Mount Carmel Junction mountains. Thunderbird Golf Course hosts tournaments and features an onsite pro-shop.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 1 mile(s) from Slot Canyon, Red Cave, Red Canyon, Red Hollow, Spring Hollow, Oderville Canyon, Parunuweap Canyon - local slot canyons
  • 5 mile(s) from Historic Tours, Maynard Dixon Home, Historic Rock Church, Daughter of the Pioneers Museum
  • 11 mile(s) from Pictographs
  • 11 mile(s) from ATV Coral Pink Sand Dunes
  • 12 mile(s) from Zion National Park
  • 45 mile(s) from Cedar Breaks
  • 47 mile(s) from Red Canyon
  • 60 mile(s) from Bryce Canyon National Park
  • 85 mile(s) from Grand Canyon National Park
  • 90 mile(s) from Lake Powell

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 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

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 0 mile(s) from Thunderbird Golf Course

Nearby Restaurants

  • The Thunderbird Restaurant, on premises, is nestled in a valley surrounded by towering cliffs that overlook the lush green Thunderbird Golf Course. Panoramic vistas, clear skies and stunning scenery are visible through the large picture windows. Hummingbirds entertain, as they play in the flowers, just outside the windows. From the subtle southwestern style decor to tempting meals, the Thunderbird strives to please. This two diamond restaurant offers fine dining with great prices. Feast on hearty fare ranging from simple children's meals to luscious steak and shrimp, served with loaves of warm homemade bread and honey. The Thunderbird uses fresh garden vegetables and makes their meals, soups, bread and sauces from scratch. To top off the cuisine try a thick slice of the homemade pie smothered in ice cream and hot rum sauce. Wine and beer are served.
  • 0 mile(s) from Golden Hills Restaurant, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, East Zion - Mount Carmel Junction. Homemade breads, pies, soup, and Salads.
  • 1 mile(s) from Arrowhead Restaurant, East Zion - Mount Carmel. Enjoy the gourmet dishes served amidst the antiques of the upscale dining room, or on the garden patio. Enjoy a glass of wine or a cold beer with your meal.
  • 6 mile(s) from Buffalo Bistro, Entrance to the Grand Staircase - Glendale. This restaurant is a true gem hidden in the southwest desert. If you want to deviate from the usual fare, then try the Buffalo Bistros rattlesnake and rabbit sausage or the incredible buffalo ribs and mouth watering peach cobbler topped with ice cream.
  • 6 mile(s) from Buffalo Grill, East Zion - Along SR-9. The Buffalo Grill serves a cowboy fare. Located in a grassy meadow among the roaming buffalo.
  • 10 mile(s) from Zion Mt. Carmel Restaurant, East Zion - Along SR-9. Authentic Mexican cuisine.

BEST WESTERN East Zion Thunderbird Lodge

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Mount Carmel. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

May 2014

May 30 - October 18, 2014
The Little Mermaid Tuacahn Amphitheatre presents the stage production of the beloved Disney film. Show times vary.

June 2014

Saturdays
Now - October 18, 2014

Zion Canyon Farmers Market Meander through vendors at the Bit and Spur Restaurant as they offer delicious baked goods, fresh produce, hand-made jams and jellies, and crafts.

October 2014

October 24-25, 2014
The Spooky Town Fair

Ghosties and ghoulies converge on the St. George Town Square as it fills with Halloween games, treats, music, and fun. The fun runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

November 2014

November 3-9, 2014
Zion National Park Plein Air Art Invitational Twenty-four artists come to Zion National Park and paint throughout the week and then display their works at the end in the Zion Lodge. There will also be painting workshops, lectures, and a silent auction to partake in. Event times vary.
November 25 - December 31, 2014
Zion Joy to the World The town of Springdale hosts various holiday activities throughout the community, there will be the lighting of the community tree, music at various locations, and a 3K fun run for everyone to enjoy among the holiday fun.

November 2014

November 8, 2014
2014 Butch Cassidy 10K / 5K

Choose your distance and join in on this fun annual run. The 10K begins at 9 a.m. at the Driftwood Lodge in Springdale and the 5K begins at 8:45 a.m. on Bridge Road in Rockville.

November 1, 2014
Snow Canyon Half Marathon & 5K

Join in on this scenic race as it winds through the beautiful scenery of Snow Canyon. Start times vary based on race length.

November 28-29, 2014
Santa's Workshop Stop by the Dixie Center in St. George for this fun and unique crafts show that is free to the public. The show runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day.
November 22, 2014
Turkey Trot

This fun family friendly run takes place at the Seegmiller Historic Farm in St. George. The fun begins at 9:30 a.m.

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