Southwestern Utah Hotels



Boulder Mountain Lodge

At a Glance


  • a perfect spot for peace, solitude and romance
  • pets and children are welcome
  • order a picnic lunch for your day's explorations


  • middle-of-nowhere location too remote for some
  • fills quickly in summer

Fodorite Reviews

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Boulder Mountain Lodge Review

If you're traveling between Capitol Reef and Bryce Canyon national parks, exploring Grand Staircase-Escalante national Monument, or looking for a destination in its own right, don't miss this wonderful lodge along scenic Highway 12. A 5-acre pond on the pastoral grounds is a sanctuary for ducks, coots, and other waterfowl, and horses graze in a meadow opposite. Large, modern rooms with balconies or patios offer gorgeous views of the neighboring wetlands. The main lodge contains a great room with fireplace, and there's a fine-art gallery and remarkably good restaurant—the Hell's Backbone Grill—on the premises. The service and care given to guests here is impeccable. Outside there's a hot tub, volleyball net and stone fire pit; inside cozy up with a DVD or get a relaxing massage in your room after a day of exploring.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 20 N. Rte. 12, Box 1397 Boulder, UT 84716 | Map It
  • Phone: 435/335–7460; 800/556–3446
  • Website:
  • Location: Boulder

    Hotel Details

  • 20 rooms, 2 suites.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • Credit cards accepted.

Fodorite Reviews

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    Perfect Lodge For Family Vacation!

    What a hidden gem! The lodge has everything we needed for kids, parents & grandparents. The large rooms and nicely appointed with great decor, refrigerators, microwaves, high quality products (nice coffee/tea, fluffy towels, Aveda shampoo, etc). The two story common room overlooking the bird sanctuary was lovely - - with a great view, fireplace and materials to read. There were plenty of activities in the area for everyone - hikes and scenic drives on the Burr Trail, Highway 12 and in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. Capitol Reef National Monument (45 minutes away) was also a big hit with our family. The restaurant was a surprise -- it was one of the best places we have ever eaten (including big cities) and had a great kids menu. This was our second visit to Boulder - the first was last July. The weather was great on both trips. We will definitely return. There's so much to do in this incredible part of the southwest!

    by FamilyExplorer, 5/5/09
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    Great Lodge - Fabulous Food - Wonderful Scenery

    Our family loved the Boulder Mountain Lodge. The rooms were spacious, had great views of the bird sanctuary, and were very comfortable. The amenities, including the hot tub, were great. We were surprised to find that the weather in the summer was very pleasant because of the high altitude. It was much cooler than some of the other red rock areas we visited. The restaurant, Hell's Backbone Grill, was incredible. One piece of advice - it's very popular, so make dinner reservations before you arrive. There are many great hikes, scenic drives, the Anasazi Museum, horseback riding and more. We wish we could have stayed for a week.

    by sarahjosh, 4/23/09

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