BEST WESTERN El Rey Inn & Suites

80 S Main Street, Cedar City, UT 84720-3337
Phone: 435/586-6518   |   Fax: 435/586-7257   |   70 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Welcome to the BEST WESTERN El Rey Inn & Suites, the closest lodging to the Utah Shakespearean Festival and Southern Utah University. Located in the heart of Cedar City, Utah, guests can enjoy the best in customer service at this gateway to Brian Head® Ski Resort, Cedar Breaks National Monument, Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon National Park and many more outdoor locations.

This BEST WESTERN El Rey Inn & Suites offers a variety of rooms, each featuring cable television and access to the free Wi-Fi Internet. An outdoor heated swimming pool and kiddie pool are also available.

This BEST WESTERN El Rey Inn & Suites is conveniently located two blocks from the Southern Utah University campus and within walking distance of Historic Downtown Cedar City, which features an array of local shops and restaurants. Whether visiting to enjoy local hiking or cycling, attending sporting events or theater, or just wanting to take in the world-renowned scenery, the staff at the BEST WESTERN El Rey Inn & Suites is ready to ensure a fun-filled memorable stay in Cedar City, Utah. Make a reservation today and save.


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, A free deluxe continental breakfast is served each morning from 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
  • Outdoor pool, heated open from mid May to mid October, weather permitting.
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting facilities
  • Banquet facilities
  • Photocopy services
  • Airport car 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • Free parking
  • Exercise facility Open from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Brand new equipment installed 2015, featuring free weights, cardio equipment, elliptical machine and more!
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Elevator
  • Exterior corridor
  • Dry cleaning, same day cleaning is available
  • Late check out, request only, based on availability
  • Cable or satellite television, flat screen television
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center, available 24-hours complimentary
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy services
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports, wireless
  • Mail services, pick up and delivery at the front desk Monday through Saturday
  • Air-conditioning
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Outdoor parking
  • Truck/RV parking
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Complimentary coffee
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • High-speed Internet access

BEST WESTERN El Rey Inn & Suites

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Conveniently located, the best western el rey inn & suites in Cedar City, 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: 37.675965  /  Latitude: -113.061955


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Interstate 15 northbound. Take Exit 57 from the south, straight off exit, and travel on Main Street for two miles. Find the BEST WESTERN El Rey Inn & Suites on the left just past 200 South.

From: Interstate 15 southbound. Take the Exit 62 from the north, turn left off exit and travel on Main Street for four miles. Find the BEST WESTERN El Rey Inn & Suites on the right just past Center Street.

From: SR-56 Minersville Highway. From SR-56, turn right on Main Street and travel one and a half city blocks. Find the BEST WESTERN El Rey Inn & Suites on the right just past Center Street.

From: SR-14 Cedar Canyon. From SR-14 turn left on Main Street and travel 100 yards. Find the BEST WESTERN El Rey Inn & Suites on the right.

BEST WESTERN El Rey Inn & Suites

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

Brian Head Ski Resort

Set in the city of Brian Head, the Brian Head Ski Resort is located in southern Utah in the Dixie National Forest. Set just east of Interstate 15 and Cedar City, Brian Head Resort features 71 runs across 650 acres.

Home to Giant Steps and Navajo mountains, the Brian Head ski season offers night skiing, tubing, three terrain parks, and the famous bag jump. With a base elevation of 9,600 feet, the Brian Head ski area is the highest ski resort in Utah.

Cedar Breaks National Monument

Utah Attractions

Cedar Breaks National Monument

Drawing hundreds of thousands of visitors each year, Cedar Breaks National Monument is located near Cedar City, Utah.

Recognized as a U.S. National Monument, the southern Utah wonder is a naturally formed amphitheater, extending over three miles and reaching over 2000 feet deep.

Visitors to Cedar Breaks during warmer months will find the Spectra Point/Ramparts Overlook Trail and the Alpine Pond Nature Trail – both as popular for hiking as they are for offering breathtaking views at every turn.

Governed by the National Park Service, the rim and the park's visitor center are ideal for a visit from June through September.

Southern Utah University

Established in 1897, Southern Utah University is located in Cedar City on a 129-acre campus. A public university, SUU has an enrollment of over 8,000 students, and features associate's, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees.

SUU is home to the Southern Utah Thunderbirds – a collection of 17 varsity teams competing in the NCAA Division 1, and a member of the Big Sky Conference. Formerly the College of Southern Utah and Southern Utah State College, SUU hosts the annual Utah Shakespearean Festival.

Utah Shakespearean Festival

Utah Attractions

Utah Shakespearean Festival

Celebrate great theatre and rich traditions in the southern Utah town of Cedar City.

Attend a performance at the Utah Shakespearean Festival and get ready for a night of entertainment. Since 1962, this Utah festival of outdoor theatre has gained popularity and recognition.

The festival has grown from modest beginnings to become a year-round production at the Adams Memorial Shakespearean Theatre, on the campus of Southern Utah University.

While at the festival also enjoy the seminars, orientations, backstage tours and Repertory Magic.

Utah Summer Games

Held annually in June, the Utah Summer Games are a series of sporting events located in Cedar City. Set in southern Utah, the Utah Summer Games were established in 1986 – and today supports athleticism of all ages.

The Utah Summer Games sports festival features events in archery, cycling, swimming, tennis, and wrestling – plus some alternative sports like arm wrestling, pickleball, bowling, ultimate Frisbee, and horseshoes.

The games, including a 5K and 10K run, are held for three weeks at Southern Utah University.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 0.30 mile(s) from Utah Shakespearean Festival, Tony Award winning theater production company
  • 0.30 mile(s) from Neil Simon Festival, Theater production company
  • 0.50 mile(s) from Utah Summer Games, Statewide sporting tournament
  • 23.00 mile(s) from Cedar Breaks National Monument, Scenic sandstone attraction
  • 58.50 mile(s) from Zion Canyon National Park, Geological show piece
  • 78.50 mile(s) from Bryce Canyon National Park

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 50 mile(s) from St. George
  • 0.2 mile(s) from Southern Utah University

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 29 mile(s) from Brian Head Ski Resort

Nearby Restaurants

  • Cedar Creek Restaurant, on premises, American
  • Adjacent to Brick House Cafe, Full Service, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, The Brick House Cafe is an award winning Diner located right next door. Their menu boasts large breakfasts, specialty lunch sandwiches and soups, and fine dinning dishes such and steak and salmon. Discounted breakfast vouchers can be purchased at the front desk.

BEST WESTERN El Rey Inn & Suites

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 Cedar City. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

May 2015

May 22-23, 2015
Midnight 5K

Head down to the old St. George Municipal Airport for this energetic run with a view. The mingling begins at 5 p.m.

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