Snowpine Lodge embodies mountain luxury in Alta, Utah

Photo by Sharael Kolberg
  • Two restaurants
  • On-property ski rentals
  • Heated pool and two jacuzzis
  • Full-service spa
  • Game room
  • Meeting and event space
  • Access to Alta Ski Resort
  • Slope-side accommodation
  • Guest lounge space on every level
  • Outdoor fire pits
  • Pets are not allowed
Image courtesy of Snowpine Lodge

Guest Rooms and Suites at Snowpine Lodge

The guest rooms and suites at Snowpine Lodge are tastefully decorated with furniture and decor that are harmonious with the wilderness setting. Rooms boast views of the Wasatch Mountains, are comfortable, and include high-end amenities. Accommodations can fit couples, families, or groups of individual travelers. I stayed in the Slope Side King with Balcony room and loved waking up to the snow-covered mountains every morning. My room was right off the public lounge area and next to the Stillwater Spa. The public seating included comfy couches, a fireplace, a picturesque balcony with fire pit, and seating near a water feature. The furniture made me feel like I was in someone’s living room, rather than a hotel

Photos by Sharael Kolberg
  • 55′ flat-screen television
  • Chromecast®
  • personal laptop-size safe
  • complimentary high-speed wireless internet
  • soft white robes and slippers
  • balcony
  • coffee maker
Swen’s Restaurant. Image courtesy of Snowpine Lodge.

Dining at Snowpine Lodge

There are two options for dining, Swen’s Restaurant and Gulch Pub. Like some accommodation in Alta, meals are not included, unless you book a special package when making reservations.

Stillwell Spa. Images by Sharael Kolberg.

Stillwell Spa

You won’t want to miss out on a treatment at the Stillwell Spa. Relax after a hard day of skiing with a soak in the private Grotto, refresh with an oxygen treatment, pamper yourself with a beauty treatment at the salon, or stretch out by attending a yoga class. For the ultimate indulgence, spring for a body treatment, such as the Couples Retreat side-by-side massage that uses custom techniques and aromatherapy to meet both of your specific needs. During this treatment, the therapist will focus on stretching, massage, relaxation and rejuvenation. For skin renewal, try the Luxe and Beauty Signature Facial to restore the architecture of the face by utilizing potent nutrients in plant actives. Need to recover from an epic day on the slopes? Sign up for the High Altitude Recovery treatment or the Boots Off Massage. There is also a fitness facility with cardio and weights equipment.

Alta Ski Resort. Photos by Sharael Kolberg

Winter Activities at Snowpine Lodge

Winter is the high season at Alta, with downhill skiing, heli skiing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and more. The lodge is located on the slopes of Alta Ski Resort. The resort is skiing only, no snowboarding allowed. Alta has six lifts and 118 runs. It is known for deep powder skiing and mountain traverses to gain access to skiing challenging chutes.

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Family Amenities

Teenagers (and adults!) will be thrilled with The Nest — a fully stocked game room with football, ping pong, pool table, arcade games, movies, and more. The games are free (no quarters needed!). Little ones can check out the Little Nest with a ball pit, hanging chairs, tee pee, game tables and more. There is also a year-round heated pool.

Airport Transportation

Snowpine Lodge is about an hour away from Salt Lake City Airport. It is easy to get to and from by booking a shuttle service. Once at the hotel, you won’t necessarily need transportation. The staff is happy to provide free rides to the nearby ticket office, the base of Alta Ski Resort or Snowbird Ski Area. Booking ahead is recommended.

Contact Information

Snowpine Lodge
10420 Little Cottonwood Rd,
Alta, Utah 84092
(801) 742–2000
http://www.snowpine.com

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Sharael Kolberg

Sharael Kolberg

Travel Writer (Sharael.com), Founder of FamilyTravelChannel.com, Breast Cancer Survivor, Mom.