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Free valet parking
Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Business center
Laundry facilities

Located in Salt Lake Mountain Resorts, The Cliff Lodge and Spa is within a mile (2 km) of sights such as Alta Ski Area and Snowbird Ski Resort. This 511-room, 3.5-star resort welcomes business and leisure travelers with ski-in/ski-out access, a full-service spa, and 3 restaurants. It's in the mountains and also within a 30-minute drive of Dimple Dell Nature Park and Rio Tinto Stadium.


This resort is home to 3 onsite restaurants, perfect for a quick bite to eat. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. For your convenience, breakfast is available for a fee.

The Cliff Lodge and Spa's 511 air-conditioned rooms provide refrigerators, coffee makers, and safes. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and 32-inch flat-screen TVs with cable channels and video-game consoles. Bathrooms have hair dryers and designer toiletries. Phones, ironing boards, and desks are also available.


Guests of The Cliff Lodge and Spa have access to ski-in/ski-out access, a full-service spa, and an outdoor pool. You can take advantage of free valet parking, along with an airport shuttle for a fee (available 24 hours). The front desk is staffed 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this ski resort include a fitness center, a spa tub, and a sauna.

Property features


  • Close to Alta Ski Area
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet parking
  • Onsite dining

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Cliff Lodge and Spa is located 25 miles from downtown Salt Lake City and 30 miles from Salt Lake City International Airport.

The resort's spa offers 20 treatment rooms, a rooftop pool and spa tub, a eucalyptus steam room, a fitness center, and a solarium with chaise lounges facing the slopes. Signature treatments include a Custom Depth Massage, Hydrating Spa Pedicure, Mountain Glow Scrub, and Thai Yoga Massage. Access to the spa is complimentary with a spa treatment purchase.

At the back of the hotel, facing rugged Little Cottonwood Canyon, are an ice-skating rink, an alpine slide, Chickadee Run ski lift for novices, ZipRider cable ride, and a year-round heated outdoor pool with three spa tubs.

The hotel has 500 ski lockers with heated boot and glove dryers; each room is assigned its own locker. Overnight ski tuning is available for a fee. The on-site sports center provides ski and skate rentals, lift tickets, and ski/snowboard class registration—a convenient alternative to the crowds at Village Center.

Wireless Internet access is available throughout The Cliff Lodge and Spa. The on-site infant nursery and Camp Snowbird daycare facility are open during ski season and the height of summer. Surcharges apply to both, and reservations are recommended.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Concierge services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 12 
  • Number of floors - 12 
  • Total number of rooms - 511 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Picnic area 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Area shuttle (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Ski storage 
  • Ski-in/ski-out access 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Smoke-free property 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free valet parking

Room Amenities

The Cliff Lodge and Spa offers 511 air-conditioned accommodations with video-game consoles and safes. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, designer toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • In-room safe 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Video-game console 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

The Aerie - Progressive American cuisine using local products with a French flair. Wall of windows facing mountains. Asian-inspired decor with hand-painted Japanese screens. Breakfast and dinner daily in winter; dinner only in summer. Adjoining lounge and sushi bar offers live jazz three nights a week (winter only).

The Atrium - Located at base of the hotel's 12-story atrium. Buffet-style service. Upscale, casual ambience and an entire wall of windows facing the ski mountain. Espresso bar serving specialty coffees. Seasonal patio dining available for breakfast (year-round) and lunch (winter only). Sunday brunch served in the summer.

El Chanate - Mexican/Southwestern menu. Seasonal patio dining with mountain views. Cantina with vast tequila selection, margaritas, local microbrews. Lunch, dinner, cocktails. Open for dinner year-round and lunch during the summer only.

Aerie Sushi Bar - Fresh sushi, mountain views. Open for dinner in winter.

Superior Snacks - Located next to pool and hot tub. Serves pizza, sandwiches, soft drinks, smoothies and beer. Open during peak summer and winter seasons.

Room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel's spa features a 15-meter rooftop lap pool with 40-person spa tub and commanding mountain views. The heated pool is open year-round. Inside, a large fitness room is equipped with resistance equipment, free weights, and cardio machines. Yoga, Pilates, and other classes are held in an adjoining studio. Guests pay a daily or weekly membership fee to access all spa facilities and classes. Spa treatments are extra.

A second outdoor pool with three spa tubs is on the hotel's back terrace; access is complimentary. An outdoor ice-skating rink is also on site. A 12-story climbing wall scales one side of the building.

An average of 500 inches of Utah's famous “champagne powder” blankets Snowbird each winter. The resort has 2,500 acres of terrain for skiing and snowboarding. The 89 trails are accessible via 11 lifts, including an aerial tram. Discount lift tickets are available for children ages 7 to 12 years - children 6 years and under ski free when accompanied by an adult skier. Trails are 27% beginner, 38% intermediate, and 35% advanced.

Other winter activities include snowshoe and snowmobile tours, heli-skiing, backcountry skiing, tubing, and ice skating. The Snowbird Mountain School offers ski and snowboard classes. Alta, the neighboring resort, has an additional 2,200 acres (no snowboarding).

When the snow melts, visitors trade their skis for hiking boots. The aerial tram transports sightseers to the summit of Hidden Peak (elevation 11,000 feet), with superb views and access to hiking and mountain-biking trails. An alpine slide, ZipRider cable ride, children's fishing pond, and bungee trampoline are all within easy reach of the hotel. Other warm-weather activities include horseback riding, mountain climbing, ATV tours, golf, and tandem paragliding.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Cross-country skiing nearby 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Ice skating on site 
  • Mountain biking on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Downhill skiing on site 
  • Snowboarding on site 
  • Snowmobiling on site 
  • Snowshoeing on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 15 and USD 20 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Cliff Lodge
  • Cliff Lodge Hotel
  • Cliff Lodge Hotel Snowbird
  • Cliff Lodge Snowbird
  • Cliff Snowbird

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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