I found some of the reviews gave me pause and I was pleasantly surprised by the accommodations. This isn't my first affordable slopeside lodging but this is the best among them. Grand Targhee is about the surroundings not the accommodations, which is why I visited, but the bed was comfortable and the pictures on the website show the appointment more outdated than it is. There are places in the room to put on and store your equipment, the carpets and linoleum is heavy duty and well worn. Don't expect to sleep past 7, the snowplow will ensure that, unless you have earplugs. The tiny cracks in the tub I imagine make it unsanitary for bath, it could use a reglazing. The truth is, I've found worse comfort for the money and the recreation can be unbeatable here. I would suggest a stay on the second floor, I stayed in room 212 and it had the added advantages of not being near the stairs and having only 1 next door neighbor (same with rooms 213), for those floors are creaky and the interior walls are thin. They have a decent coffee maker (without the carafe) and decent coffee in the room which was real convenient.
- Also Known As:
- Grand Targhee Hotel Alta
- Grand Targhee Hotel
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Grand Targhee Resort is a year round mountain resort situated on the western slope of the Tetons in Alta, Wyoming, accessible only through Teton Valley, Idaho. Located in the Caribou-Targhee National Forest, the abundance of light powder snow (more than 500 inches annually) and lack of lift lines creates a great mountain experience with plenty of elbow room. The Resort is continually recognized for its great snow, genuine western hospitality, scenic beauty, excellent value and commitment to sustainability.During the winter, Grand Targhee is your Powder Paradise in the Heart of the Tetons averaging over 500 inches of champagne powder a year and the wide open slopes will provide endless opportunities for exploration! There are two mountains for you to explore with over 2,000 acres of lift served terrain, over 2,270 vertical feet, and an additional 600 acres of terrain reserved exclusively for Snowcat Adventures. Make sure to check out their other snow activities including dinner and a sleigh ride, 15K of Nordic skiing, fat “snow” bikes, daily snowshoe tours with the Resort Naturalist and a full line-up of après music at the Trap. The mountain is about an hour drive from Jackson Hole, WY, an hour and a half from Idaho Falls, ID, and only a short 5 hour drive from Salt Lake City, UT.During the summer you’ll find a wide variety of activities to keep the whole family content. From scenic chair rides, mountain bike trails, outdoor pool and hot tub to a rock climbing wall, horseback rides, fly fishing, dining, shopping and more, you’ll never find down time while at Grand Targhee Resort. Our mountainside accommodations offers quick access to biking and hiking trails and offer a central location for you to book any summer activity you can think of. Grand Targhee Resort is a magical setting for weddings and is ideal group gatherings and business conferences. With our breathtaking scenery, clean air and our secluded feel, you will be able to step away from the stresses of everyday life in our idyllic alpine setting. Four separate meeting rooms of varying capacity and our mountainside conference tent combines over 9000 sq. ft of conference space. Our full time concierge and conference planners can arrange everything from accommodations to meals, activities, meeting rooms, theme parties, off-site world renowned fly fishing excursions, golfing, and mountain bike guided tours. We have something for every outdoor enthusiast. ... more less
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