The Best Unique Hotels & Resorts in Cedar City

Downtown Cedar City
Downtown Cedar City

Cedar City, Utah is a beautiful city located in the heart of Southern Utah. It is known for its proximity to many national parks and monuments, including Bryce Canyon National Park, Zion National Park, and Cedar Breaks National Monument. Cedar City is also home to Southern Utah University and the Utah Shakespeare Festival.

We love going to Cedar City and we visit regularly to stop by our favorite shops, restaurants, Frontier Homestead State Park, Kolob Canyons, and Kanarra Falls! We have put together a blog post about the best things to do in Cedar City to help you plan your trip! However, you may be wondering, where should we stay in Cedar City?

If you are like me, you love a unique and relaxing stay and Cedar City is home to a variety of unique stays. Here are the top 10 most unique hotels, Airbnb’s, and campgrounds in Cedar City, Utah:

1. Big Yellow Inn Bed & Breakfast

Big Yellow Inn Bed and Breakfast Cedar City Utah
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Do you enjoy beautiful historic homes? The Big Yellow Inn (book here) is a charming bed and breakfast located in a historic Victorian house. The inn is decorated with antiques and Victorian-era furniture, and it offers a variety of amenities, including a gourmet breakfast, free Wi-Fi, and a private parking lot. This charming bed and breakfast offers a variety of room types, including standard rooms, suites, and family rooms. The rooms are decorated in a Victorian style and feature antique furniture and artwork. Pricing is ~$150-$250 per night.

2. Bard’s Inn

The Bard’s Inn Bed & Breakfast (book here) is another great option for those looking for a unique and historic place to stay. This unique bed and breakfast is located in a former boarding house that was built in the early 1900s. The rooms are decorated with vintage furniture and artwork, and some rooms even have four-poster beds. The Inn offers a variety of amenities, including a gourmet breakfast, free Wi-Fi, and a private parking lot. Pricing is ~$125-$200 per night.

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3. Iron Springs Adventure Resort

Iron Springs Adventure Resort (book here) is your base camp for adventure! It is a great option for families and outdoor enthusiasts. The resort is located on 100 acres of land and offers a variety of activities, including hiking, biking, fishing, and swimming. The resort also has a restaurant, a bar, and a swimming pool. Iron Springs offers a variety of room types, including cabins, cottages, and RV sites to choose from. Pricing is ~$50-$250 per night.

4. Little Village Retreat

Do you enjoy glamping? Little Village Retreat (book here) is a glamping resort located in Kanarraville, Utah, surrounded by red rock mountains and surreal views. It is the perfect place to relax and escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The resort offers a variety of glamping accommodations, including canvas tents, and domes. Each is equipped with a comfortable bed, linens, towels, mini fridge, coffee maker, and gas grill.

The resort is also located near several popular attractions, including Kolob Canyons, Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Cedar Breaks National Monument, and Kanarra Falls. Pricing is ~$130-$160.

5. Black Sheep Inn

The Black Sheep Inn is a newly constructed modern farm hideaway nestled in the mouth of Cedar Canyon in Cedar City, Utah. It offers four unique and beautifully decorated condos, each with its own modern upgrades and amenities. The condos are just steps away from paved biking and walking trails that wind along the banks of Coal Creek, with stunning views of the canyon. The Black Sheep Inn is also just blocks away from historic downtown Cedar City, Southern Utah University, and the Utah Shakespearean Festival.

Each condo has two bedrooms and two bathrooms, as well as a fully equipped kitchen. The condos are perfect for families, couples, or groups of friends looking for a comfortable and stylish place to stay in Cedar City. Pricing is ~$150-$250.

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6. BNBSWISS/Cross Hollow RV Park

BNB SWISS now known as Cross Hollow RV Resort is a bed and breakfast and RV park located in Cedar City, Utah. It is situated on the outskirts of town, just a short drive from the airport and walking distance to the new Cedar City Utah Temple.

Cross Hollow RV Resort offers a variety of accommodations, including log cabins and RV sites. The log cabins are all comfortably furnished and have either one king bed or two queen beds. They also have a kitchenette, bathroom, and private patio. The RV sites are full hookups and can accommodate RVs of all sizes.

The price of a stay at Cross Hollow RV Resort varies depending on the type of accommodation you choose and the time of year you visit. However, you can expect to pay between ~$168 and $220 per night for a log cabin and between ~$50 and $80 per night for an RV site.

7. The Lodge at Duck Creek

The Lodge at Duck Creek (book here) is a luxury resort located in the heart of Duck Creek Village, Utah. It is surrounded by the Dixie National Forest and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. The lodge is a popular destination for year-round recreation, including hiking, fishing, skiing, and snowboarding. Duck Creek Village is about 30 minutes from Cedar City. The lodge also features a spa, restaurant, and bar.

Pricing for The Lodge at Duck Creek varies depending on the time of year and the type of room you choose. However, you can expect to pay between ~$200 and $500 per night for a standard room. Suites and cabins are more expensive, ranging from ~$500 to $1,000 per night.

8. The Cottages at Shakespeare Lane

The Cottages at Shakespeare Lane in Cedar City, Utah is a vacation rental property located directly across the street from the Utah Shakespeare Festival. It offers a variety of accommodations, including deluxe king suites, apartments, and penthouse apartments. All accommodations are fully furnished and equipped with kitchens, living rooms, and private bathrooms. The Cottages at Shakespeare Lane are a popular choice for visitors to Cedar City, especially those attending the Utah Shakespeare Festival. It offers a convenient location, comfortable accommodations, and a variety of amenities.

Pricing for The Cottages at Shakespeare Lane varies depending on the type of accommodation and the time of year. However, rates typically start at around ~$99 per night.

9. Willow Glen Resort

Willow Glen Resort is located in Enoch, Utah about 15 minutes away from Cedar City. Willow Glen Resort was initially started as the Bed & Breakfast Willow Glen Inn in 1982 on a 10-acre farm. Since then, it has grown into a full resort. It features lodges, an RV Park, Roadhouse BBQ, and is a popular location for weddings. Guests can enjoy the beautifully maintained yards, and trails around the farm. As well as a homemade breakfast every morning for lodge guests.

Pricing is around ~$105- $179 for lodge guests and ~$20 for dry camping in the RV park located on the property.

10. Story Book Cottage

The Storybook Cottage is a bed and breakfast located in Cedar City, Utah. It is a charming and historic cottage that was built in the early 1900s. The cottage has been lovingly restored and updated, and it offers guests a comfortable and relaxing stay.

The Storybook Cottage has three guest rooms, each with its own unique charm. The Wynken, Blynken, and Nod room has a king-size bed and a private bathroom with a shower. The Rumpelstiltskin room has a queen-size bed and a private bathroom with a tub and shower. The Peter Pan room has two twin beds and a private bathroom with a shower. All of the guest rooms at the Storybook Cottage are equipped with a TV, DVD player, coffee maker, and mini fridge. Guests also have access to the cottage’s shared living room, dining room, and kitchen.

Pricing ranges from ~$100-$150 a night depending on the room.

Cedar City not only has so many amazing opportunities for adventure, but it also has some unique and beautiful places to stay while you visit. So, whether you are looking for an outdoor adventure, a cultural experience, a family-friendly getaway, or a unique stay, Cedar City has something to offer everyone.

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