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“A nice surprise for a last minute trip”
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Crescent Moon Inn
Ranked #6 of 9 St. George B&B and Inns
Las Vegas, Nevada
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19 reviews
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“A nice surprise for a last minute trip”
Reviewed 14 May 2012

I booked a room for just one night at the last minute; we had wanted to take our dogs on a little car ride (St. George is just a couple hours north of Las Vegas) for the weekend and was pleased to find availability at Crescent Moon Inn. The setting is spectacular, set at the base of the red mountains, and nestled up against a small lake. The room was spotless and I really appreciated the smartly designed space, which felt roomy for two of us and our dogs. I especially liked that there was no carpet, so I didn't have to worry about my dogs making a mess with their feet! The kitchen is small, but well appointed (though, it could use a small cutting board). I really appreciated that there were snacks and water in the room, which really came in handy. (my parenthetical rant about the lack of food in Utah follows: For some reason, I've never been able to get a decent meal in Utah (multiple trips...never once have I had good food), and this time was no exception...except for the fact that we couldn't even find a place to eat. The restaurant wasn't busy, but apparently was expecting to be busy later, so wouldn't seat us (just us...not the dogs!). The only other sit-down restaurant in town was booked until 8:30, so we hit the grocery store. The next morning, the on-site restaurant wasn't serving breakfast until 10 a.m.! They only had coffee, tea and pastries available.) Rant complete. Everything about the room was comfortable, clean, modern, and as high end as most good Las Vegas hotels. Another reviewer complained about the noise of the a/c unit, but I didn't find it to be an annoyance; it was actually a nice white noise which helped make the room more comfortable to sleep in, and happily, helped keep the dogs calm as well. The beds are firm, there were plenty of pillows, nice soft blankets, plenty of fresh, soft clean towels, a comfy sofa & chair in the LR, an ironing board in the closet, etc. There was plenty of room for us, and it is a great home base for those wanting to have some quiet place to relax and enjoy nature. We saw lots of bunnies, quail, bats (at night), ducks, people fishing at the lake, people walking their dogs, people riding bikes, etc. We didn't bring our swim suits, but there is a pool that you can use as well (it is quite hot in Ivins/St George in the summer). We will for sure keep Crescent Moon Inn on our list of close get-aways from Las Vegas, and will be back (this time sans dogs, with dinner reservations, and for more days).

Room Tip: if you want a view, get a 2nd floor room, or the suite at the front end of the Inn.
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  • Stayed May 2012, travelled with family
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washington DC, District of Columbia, USA
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Reviewed 4 May 2012

We stayed for 1 week in March and had a great vacation. The setting of the Inn is absolutely beautiful. There are lots of walking trails and numerous photo opportunities in the community. The restaurant (great food) and the art galleries are within walking distance and Snow Canyon is a short drive from the inn. The rooms were clean and tastefully decorated. We stayed in an upper unit which had great views of the red rocks.

Tyler, the owner is a gracious host and always available if you have questions.

Room Tip: This is not a good location for children as they would probably disturbed the other guest.
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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled with family
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Imperial, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 22 April 2012

We stayed here end of Feb. It was a great location to explore Snow Canyon and the St George area, but simply spending time here in Kayenta with the scenery, the hospitality, the restaurant and the labrynth was incredibly relaxing. We had dinner at the restaurant which reminded me of a kiva. There is a strong yet soothing Mother Earth feeling throughout. Sunrises and sunsets were amazing. The accommodations at the Inn are well thought out and high quality. It was the most comfortable bed I have ever experienced on vacation. Everything we needed was at the Inn. We were in a bottom unit which was spacious and convenient. Hopefully next time we can try an upper unit. Hope to make it back maybe next fall.

Room Tip: upper rooms have access to roof, are quieter and have even better views.
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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
1 review
Reviewed 1 April 2012

My husband and I stayed at the Crescent Moon Inn for our one year anniversary. We couldn't have picked a better place to stay. Our room was beautiful, yet cozy at the same time. The surrounding scenery was just as beautiful as the Inn itself. A morning walk around the Inn was so refreshing. The nearby community of Kayenta completed our amazing stay. A great combination of nature and luxury. The Crescent Moon Inn will definitely be on for list for future amazing getaways.

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled as a couple
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Murray, Utah
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Reviewed 21 March 2012

The rooms are big and well docorated. The furniture is of high quality materials. Very clean and pretty comfortable in general. The kitchenette and the bathroom are well constructed and easy to use. It is a comfortable place for families.

The surrounding environment is very nice. The small lake nearby is very conveneint and very nice for a morning trail run. Overall, Kayenta is a very quite and secluded place. Perhaps most houses are not regularly occupied.

I have only two concerns. First, the airconditing system is quite noisy. While this is not unusal for a motel room in America, this place is quite expensive. People should perhaps expect more. Second, the sound insulation between rooms is pretty bad. We have heard dogs upstairs and noise from nearby rooms at night. Fortunately, exterior sound insulation is pretty good.

Room Tip: Rooms on the second floor might be better.
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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled with family
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Eagle River, Alaska
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Reviewed 13 January 2012

Part of me is reticent to leave this review, as the last thing we want is for more people to discover this gem. On the other hand, it's the right thing to do, and I want to say, "thank you, Tyler" for the haven of your incredible property. CMI is the only place we will stay on future trips to the area. It is luxurious, tasteful, serene, and surrounded by the wonderful community of Kayenta with its perfect balance of art and nature. Can't say enough good about this joint.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
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TylerMorales, Owner at Crescent Moon Inn, responded to this review, 17 January 2012
Well thank you so, so much! The Crescent Moon Inn and Kayenta are for-sure hidden gems and we try our best to be subtly visible because we love to have people discover us and have the feeling of finding a diamond in the rough. Thank you for staying with us and I hope you are able to come back soon.
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Saint George, Utah, United States
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Reviewed 2 January 2012

We LOVED our time at the Crescent Moon Inn! The location was exquisitely beautiful. The views and quiet were exactly what we needed to enjoy our "sneak away" and reconnect as a couple. The nearby Kayenta community, with the art galleries and cafe were perfect to facilitate everything we went looking for. The room we booked was on the 2nd floor and had a deck to relax on with the most amazing views. The room was large with a full size refrigerator and everything we needed to rejuvenate our bodies and soul. I can't wait to get out there again soon! This is the first place I recommend to family and friends when they come to the area.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled as a couple
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TylerMorales, Owner at Crescent Moon Inn, responded to this review, 17 January 2012
Thank you, we definitely pride ourselves on our views! Please come back and stay soon, with so many new and exciting things going on in Kayenta we don't want you to miss out on all the action. Thanks again, we are so glad that you enjoyed your stay.
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Property: Crescent Moon Inn
Address: 1504 Crescent Moon Trail, Ivins, Utah, St. George, UT 84738-6728
Region: United States > Utah > St. George
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in St. George
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestled into the red cliffs of Kayenta, the Crescent Moon is the perfect escape from city life. Come relax and enjoy picturesque desert surroundings and an unobstructed view of the night sky in a private lakeside suite. The Inn is just a short walk away from Kayenta’s Coyote Gulch Art Village where locally-owned art galleries and restaurants house the very best collections the region has to offer. Beautiful surroundings, great company, and delectable menus; it's all waiting for you at the Crescent Moon Inn. ... more   less 
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