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Junction SR 9 & US-89 East Zion
Mount Carmel, Utah 84755
United States


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Hotel Overview

The Best Western East Zion Thunderbird Lodge is located on the east side of Zion National Park. The hotel is a midway point between Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon, and the Grand Canyon North Rim. The location allows travelers to easily transition between Kanab, Springdale, St. George and Las Vegas.

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The Best Western features a restaurant, gift shop, golf course, Polaris, and Chevron on-site. The hotel offers additional amenities such as free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool and spa, a laundry facility and free self-parking.

Best Western East Zion Thunderbird Lodge is a smoke-free property.


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Pet Policy
No pets allowed


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Hotel Amenities


  • 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
  • Exter corridor
  • Laundromat
  • High-speed Internet access, free wireless
  • Wireless lobby, restaurant and pool side

Guest Room Mobility Accessible Features:

  • Accessible bathrooms and features, including shower/tub
  • Accessible room controls (e.g. HVAC and lighting)
  • Accessible clear floor space
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  • All rooms 100% non-smoking
  • King and queen beds
  • All rooms with a balcony/patio
  • Mountain view some rooms with mountain view
  • Cable satellite television 25-inch television with HBO®
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Hairdryer
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Dataports
  • AM/FM radio stereo
  • Free local calls under 30 minutes
  • Free long distance access
  • Wake-up calls
  • Daily maid service
  • Additional in-room toiletries
  • Microwave available in all King Rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Cribs, available
  • Adjoining rooms available
  • One king spa room available
  • Spacious poolside view rooms available
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Air-conditioning
  • Balcony, private balcony in all second story rooms. Private patio in all first story rooms.
  • some rooms with golf course view
  • Voice mail
  • Soaker tub available in one king room

Public Space ADA Accessible Features:

  • Accessible parking space that is 96-inches wide with an appropriate access aisle
  • An accessible route that allows for approaching and entering the hotel
  • An accessible lobby entrance door
  • Interior routes to public spaces that do not have abrupt level changes
  • Room signage: 60-inches to sign center above finished floor
  • Accessible table in eating area
  • The eating area has self-service shelves and dispensing devices within reach range

Guest Room Communication Assist Features:

  • Closed-caption televisions
  • Visual notification devices for door knocks
  • Visual notification devices for telephones
  • Telephones have volume control
  • Visual smoke alarms
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Nearby Attractions


  • 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


  • 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.

Nearby Cities

  • 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


  • 0 mile(s) from Thunderbird Golf Course


  • 67 mile(s) from Cedar City Airport , and St. George Airport, 308 Salt Lake City Airport
  • 195 mile(s) from Las Vegas Airport