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Miami, Florida
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66 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This hotel was Red Lion now it's renamed to RL Hotel. They have done such a good job with this renovation. Not your ordinary Red Lion. I will definitely stay here again. Gym is small but it has everything you'll need.

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Nikki S, Manager at Hotel RL By Red Lion Salt Lake City, responded to this review

Dear FlyingStew75, Thank you for your wonderful review. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed the changes Hotel RL brought to the property. We hope to see you again in the future at Hotel RL. Sincerely, Nikki S AGM More 

Great Falls, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

This the best hotel I have seen in quite a while, and the price is reasonable! Excellent room, clean spacious & pleasant. Outstanding service and absolutely great people working there. They were very helpful and enthused to do a good job. The good restaurant was an added bonus.

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Thank denitac100
Nikki S, Manager at Hotel RL By Red Lion Salt Lake City, responded to this review

Dear denitac100, Thank you for your great review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to see you again in the near future! Sincerely, Nikki S AGM More 

Knoxville
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198 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband stayed here for a conference. I joined him for the later half of it. We're torn on this review. The staff was great, very polite and friendly. There was a decent fitness center, the bed was incredibly soft with tons of pillows, and the location was pretty convenient. It's not in the center of downtown but it's easy... More 

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Thank TNsnowflake
Nikki S, Manager at Hotel RL By Red Lion Salt Lake City, responded to this review

Dear TNsnowflake, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay. I'm glad to hear the staff was polite and friendly but I'm sorry to hear you didn't enjoy all of the renovation elements. I'm not sure what the knocking noise would be, I'm certain that was an isolated issue. We do have some additional elements coming in to finish off the... More 

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Idaho
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46 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stood in line to check in for at least 45 minutes... and watched two very disorganized staff attempt to assign rooms... with very few PR skills being used. The check in desks appeared afterthoughts as the plan seems to be to use a kiosk "eventually." The room was clean, although felt small to me, you could tell it was... More 

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Nikki S, Manager at Hotel RL By Red Lion Salt Lake City, responded to this review

Dear Blueberry79, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay. I'm sorry to hear about the long wait and minimal service during that time. We are moving to a Kiosk, App and iPad check in process, we are working out some technical kinks to get those up and running. Thank you again and we hope to see you soon. Sincerely, Nikki... More 

Plano, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was denied room for two night reservation today even though I called their front desk to confirm last week. Nobody notified me about this until I came to check in into the room at 6:30PM after long day at SC16 conference in Salt Lake City. The staff at the hotel including Manager was completely out of any excuses, cold... More 

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Paul T, Manager at Hotel RL By Red Lion Salt Lake City, responded to this review

Dear Andrei V, I'm sorry the hotel was unable to accommodate your stay. Unfortunately with 3rd party reservations, we are not given your contact information so we are reliant on the company to contact the guest when situations like this arise. I'm sorry Booking.com didn't contact you in a timely manner, we contacted them the week prior when we knew... More 

Murphy, North Carolina
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141 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed my stay at the RL in SLC! My room was quite nice being large and spacious. Love having room enough to move around and do some exercise without having to go to the gym. Speaking of the gym they have a very nice one and I saw many people using it during my 3 night stay at the RL.... More 

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Paul T, Manager at Hotel RL By Red Lion Salt Lake City, responded to this review

Dear dcmou, In the world of online reviews, we don't get enough of the good and I speak for the entire staff when I say Thank You! I'm glad to hear you spent time using the different offerings at the hotel and I agree about the Meltdown, its a favorite. The internet can get a bit bogged down when the... More 

Toronto
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good price for decent hotel in a downtown spot. Lots of homeless in the area but I never had an issue with them. No coffee in room or free breakfast but staff was great and I'd stay there again. Clean room and nice bed.

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Paul T, Manager at Hotel RL By Red Lion Salt Lake City, responded to this review

Dear Brand N, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and we can see you back again. While there is no in room coffee, I hope you stopped by the café for your complimentary espresso or drip coffee during your stay. If not, please be sure to try that next time you... More 

Salina, Kansas
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284 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I hadn't stayed at the Red Lion since they rebranded it to "Hotel RL." It's a terrible rebrand. Cold, stark, absolutely no personality at all. My room contained a bed and a business chair with fake wood linoleum flooring and no other furniture - a large open space that was not homey and reverberated sound. The lobby and commons area... More 

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Paul T, Manager at Hotel RL By Red Lion Salt Lake City, responded to this review

Dear Kevin P, Thank you for your feedback on the rebranding. Hotel RL is a departure from traditional hotel concepts and it much different than what Red Lion was. While we are also adjusting to the brand and what it brings, we are very excited for the change and added elements that comes with it. As for the rooms themselves,... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well, well, well. These reviews need to be written honestly so punters can get a real feel for the standard of accommodation and if my honesty creates waves, so be it. We stayed here on 20 September this year and this hotel was one of 20 hotels/lodges/inns that we stayed at over a 5 week period in Sept/Oct so I... More 

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Paul T, Manager at Hotel RL By Red Lion Salt Lake City, responded to this review

Dear richardmartin747, Thank you for your recent review. I'm sorry to hear your experience was unsatisfactory during your stay. I apologize the keys to your room were not ready and they response at the desk wasn't sympathetic. There is no excuse for those items, we want our guests to be welcomed and their needs taken care of, especially when there... More 

Canton, Ohio
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51 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is operated by kids! Our reservations were made over a month in advance , we arrived after 5pm and still had to wait 1 hour to get into our room. The men's bathroom close to the lobby and the toilet seat was loose. The coffee pot in our room was broke and I asked for another one and... More 

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Thank Cherie B
Paul T, Manager at Hotel RL By Red Lion Salt Lake City, responded to this review

Dear Cherie B, Thank you for your review of your recent stay. I'm very sorry to hear about your experience and embarrassed by the lack of follow through by the staff and management to address your concerns. That is not how our guest should be treated and I'm truly sorry for your experience at the hotel. Sincerely, Nikki S AGM More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the heart of Utah's state capitol, our downtown Salt Lake City hotel is ideal for groups of urban adventurers or intrepid solo travelers-anyone looking to experience the area like an SLC native. Welcome to the brand new Hotel RL Salt Lake City. Guests can make themselves at home with our great on-site amenities and satisfy their wanderlust with the sights and sounds of the city. Grab a cup of artisanal coffee from the on-site Victrola Coffee Roasters and help yourself to a free bike rental for an eco-friendly way to explore nearby attractions. Uniquely positioned near Temple Square, our hotel in Salt Lake City offers unrivaled access to this thriving city. Discover the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, check out the views from the Ensign Peak Hiking Trail, or learn about the cosmos at Clark Planetarium. In the evening you can catch a show at the Living Stage, our recently launched on-site venue featuring local artists and performers. Sit back and swap stories with other guests while you enjoy the laid-back atmosphere. These unique facilities, along with our prime location and comfortable accommodations, make Hotel RL an ideal starting point for your Salt Lake City adventure. THE LIVING STAGE From lectures to performances to hands-on demonstrations, the Living Stage at Hotel RL invites people from all walks of life to share their knowledge and passion for community awareness, health, creativity, and innovation. Designed to ignite conversations and promote a deeper understanding of the world around us, The Living Stage incorporates authors, artists, musicians, community leaders, local start-ups and more. PROJECT WAKE-UP-CALL We believe everyone deserves to sleep with a roof over his or her head. That's why we started Project Wake Up Call, a philanthropic initiative to help end homelessness one new hotel opening at a time. Learn more about Project Wake Up Call and our Salt Lake City partner: The Road Home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel RL By Red Lion Salt Lake City

Address: 161 W 600 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-2702
Region: United States > Utah > Salt Lake City
Price Range: £80 - £136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel RL By Red Lion Salt Lake City 3*
Number of rooms: 394
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“Do not choose RL in Salt Lake City”
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“There are two buildings, the shorter one is better!”
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“Not next to the elevator as it's noisy, not in a corner between buildings... the WiFi is very low there.”
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“Free shuttle”
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