Red Lion is a nice hotel. They've tried to keep it updated even though the building is getting on the older side. It's only a few blocks away from the actual city center, close enough to walk. The rooms are nice and comfortable. I didn't try the restaurants at the hotel but they look nice.
This 12-story downtown Salt Lake City hotel is 4 blocks from the Salt Palace Convention Center, 6 blocks south of Temple …More
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Temple Square’s six-spired Salt Lake Temple is the heart of the Mormon church. This ten acre site includes The Tabernacle, home to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Nearby, EnergySolutions Arena hosts the NBA Utah Jazz. Light rail connects downtown with the University of Utah, which sits at the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains. Other area highlights include the Utah State Capitol and Trolley Square.