Whether you’re heading to downtown Salt Lake City to tour the amazing landmarks or take in the gorgeous scenery, your best bet for a comfortable and cheap hotel is in the downtown area. If you’re looking for a great hotel downtown, keep some of these in mind.
Radisson Hotel Salt Lake City Downtown
One of the best affordable hotels is the Radisson Hotel Salt Lake City Downtown because of its proximity to several popular destinations. It’s right across the street from EnergySolutions Arena, where you can watch the NBA Jazz and WNBA Starzz play, catch a rodeo, or enjoy a concert. When you’re staying at Radisson Hotel Salt Lake City Downtown, you’re also only a short walk from fabulous shopping at the Gateway shopping district.
Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City, a Kimpton Hotel
This four-star hotel in downtown Salt Lake City is a fun and sophisticated place to stay when visiting the area. The hotel is convenient to many great dining options, including the on-site restaurant Bambara. This award-winning eatery serves American cuisine with a unique twist for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The chefs use organic ingredients for their pan-roasted meats and fresh seafood. You can also swing by the bar and savor a glass of wine or one of their specialty cocktails.
Salt Lake Plaza Hotel at Temple Square
If Temple Square is on your list of places to visit during your stay then Salt Lake Plaza Hotel at Temple Square is a perfect hotel for you. With close to 5 million visitors every year, Temple Square is the most popular attraction in the state, and the hotel is a short walk to all the activities in and around it. While there, you can stroll through the beautiful gardens or tour the historic sites. You can also visit the Family History Library and explore the largest collection of genealogical records in the world.
Marriott City Center
If you want to experience the best shopping in Salt Lake City, you need to stay at Marriott City Center. This hotel is a few blocks away from the over 100 stores and restaurants of City Creek Center. In the summer, the retractable glass roof opens up to let in the fresh air and warm sun. You can also enjoy walking along the artificial stream that’s lined with trees and stocked with fish.
Hilton Salt Lake City Center
A stay at the beautiful Hilton Salt Lake City Center puts you right in the middle of all the action in Salt Lake City. While you can easily relax around the hotel and enjoy amenities like an indoor pool and amazing city views from each room, you’re also blocks away from famous attractions, such as Salt Palace Convention Center and Abravanel Hall. You’re also near the Capitol Theater, where you can enjoy comedy acts, concerts, and large-scale productions of famous Broadway shows.
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