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Nanjing, China
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I rated this very good because it's absolutely beautiful, and they were very honest about the lack of certain amenities. Both the website and the reviews were very open about what the cabins are like - RUSTIC. I prefer a Marriott, and can do a nice Holiday Inn Express, so I wasn't to excited for the family reunion held here....

Thank USAExpat555
Grand Junction, Colorado
Reviewed 2 September 2016

My brother and I stopped by this gem of a lodge while camping at Spirit Lake campground in August. We needed some paper towels, and it's about 17 miles to the nearest store across dirt roads, so we were hoping they had some in their little shop at the main lodge. No dice, but the better-half of the live-in couple...

Thank R S
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Just as their website says, this is truly a place to "detox from technology." It is a beautiful getaway in a gorgeous location. Some of the cabins were built in 1937 and the newest ones were built in the 1950's. They have obviously seen better days, but the owners do a great job of keeping them clean. The wood burning...

1Thank babsftw
Green River, Wyoming
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Simply, Way Over Priced. $100 dollars for the larger cabin and $60 dollars for the smaller cabin. We rented two cabins, both were in the same shape, run down. The reservations are made on the internet and totally change when you arrive. They kicked out one There were cracks in the walls so the wind blew straight through.One inch gap...

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 9 September 2015

These are primitive, tiny cabins in a beautiful setting. There is no electricity or water in the cabin itself. There is no insulation,and the gap around and under the door was 1-2".The wood stove kept it toasty, but there is a smoky smell when you use it. Our cabin was very dark inside and the battery operated lantern they provide...

2Thank smiLin1966
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Read the other reviews for good physical descriptions of the resort as they are accurate. I like the unique, and the authentic "the way it was" feel of this place was terrific in a world of Holiday Inn Express sameness. For that reason I am looking forward to my next visit, but be aware this may be too much authenticity...

1Thank Utahrpm
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Reviewed 1 August 2015

These cabins are located on beautiful Spirit Lake on the edge of Flaming Gorge National Reservoir. BEWARE.......they have no running water, no electricity and no heat except a wood stove. They do have a room wih showers, a flush toilet, etc. They do give you a lantern and tons of quilts if you need. It's down a seven mile dirt...

1Thank Sharon K
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed this little gem. The people who run it are very pleasant and giving. The do anything and everything to make you feel "at home" The one girl even left matches on our door step because we had ran out and she hear us talking about it. Can't wait to go back!!!

1Thank DrLarson
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Gem of a setting in the High Uintas, historic lodge & cabins. Staff charming. Somewhat funky (community bath mats???) but good value. Don't visit if you want everything perfect. I thought the food was horrible, but they clearly did their best! Next visit, I will do my own cooking on the cabin deck. I loved sleeping with the sound of...

2Thank Momalope
Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 25 August 2014

We just got back from Spirit Lake lodge. We decided on the Powell cabin because our two dogs are jerks and need their own bed. It was comfortable and rustic with two queen beds as well as two twin beds in the loft/attic. The wood burning stove was especially nice since it snowed about 3" our first night there! (So...

1Thank Memorie M

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Spirit Lake Lodge and its 9 cabins offers a rustic and truly authentic american camping and lodging experience. The lodge is situated at 10,200 feet above sea level in the High Uintah Mountains of north eastern Utah. Built in 1936, Spirit Lake Lodge has been a favorite spot for families and friends to enjoy nature, breath pristine air, and let cares go away! Enjoy roasting marshmellows on your own campfire just outside your personal cabin deck. Listen to the creek burbling next to your cabin. Stoke the woodburning stove in your cozy cabin while enjoying soft sheets and queen-sized beds. Spirit Lake Lodge is a true digital detox resort. Cell phones do not work here. (We have a mountain phone for emergencies.) There is no internet access or electricity to charge or power your devices. It is a chance to disconnect with the cyber world and re-connect with your family, friends, and nature. Enjoy fishing, bird watching, hiking or strolling through the forest, or playing board games with your family. It is a chance to renew relationships in the healing, healthy alpine atmosphere and marvel at the stars in the night sky ... more   less 

Additional Information about Spirit Lake Lodge

Address: Forest Road 001, Spirit Lake, UT 84046
Region: United States > Utah > Spirit Lake
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
Spirit Lake Hotel Dutch John
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North Ogden, Utah

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“Some cabins are nicer and more expensive than the one we had, but $60/night seems pricey to me.”
 of 5 bubbles smiLin1966, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
“They will show you the cabins if you ask.”
 of 5 bubbles SuzyOutdoors, 2 Jul 2014 | Read review
“all cabins are OK”
 of 5 bubbles AnnickB10, 26 Dec 2011 | Read review
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