Red Cliffs Lodge is an inn located at Milepost 14, Highway 128 in Moab, Utah and approximately 233 miles southeast of Salt Lake City. The property is set high on the banks of the Colorado River surrounded by 2,000 foot sheer red rock cliffs. This inn is approximately 243 miles from Salt Lake City and very close to the Arches National Park.
This property has 100 suites including five rooms where pets are allowed, although animals must be attended to at all times by the owners. Every suite features a kitchenette, coffee pot, refrigerator, microwave, separate dining area, bath tub/shower and air conditioning. All rooms at Red Cliffs Lodge have a view of either the Colorado River, which is just 100 feet away or Castle Creek and some rooms can accommodate up to six people.
The terraced dining room called The Cowboy Grill offers diners views of the Colorado River, the Fisher Towers and the red rock cliffs surrounding the inn. The menu features traditional steaks, chops, seafood, chicken, pasta and vegetarian dishes, whilst on Sundays an 80 item brunch is prepared between 10am and 2pm. Picnic lunches can be made for guests given the restaurant is not open for lunch, with a selection of sandwiches, chips, fresh fruit, cookies and a beverage provided.
A hot buffet breakfast is available each morning from 6.30am to 9.30am, whilst later on in the day drinks are served just off the lobby area at the Wild Horse Bar. Guests can sample wines at the onsite Castle Creek Winery, which is Utah's largest winery and tasting hours are usually 12noon to 5.30pm. The winery produces over 6,000 combined gallons of wine with each bottle filled, labeled, and boxed by manual labor on site.
Meetings, weddings and other special events are catered for here with the hotel having a conference facility and three smaller meeting rooms. The conference room has a 12 inch projection TV, internet connections, audio/visual hook-ups, a stage with a piano and podium as well as a private patio with a view of the river. The hotel restaurant offers full catering service for any event, from fruit and cheese trays to elegant sit-down dinners.
The hotel fitness center with treadmills, stair stepper, bicycle various benches and large screen TV contains all round windows with view the Red Rock Cliffs and the hotel's outdoor swimming pool. Each morning from 8.30 guests also have the opportunity to go horse riding for a half day trip to experience the Wild West, but all riders must be over the age of eight. The property has two tennis courts although guests must bring their own rackets and tennis balls.
There are many other things to do here such as river rafting on the Colorado, canyoneering, mountain biking and jet boat tours. Moab has been the location for many a cinema film including Rio Grande and City Slickers so there is a Movie Museum on site, which houses memorabilia from early films to the present.