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"OUTSTANDING lodge; great for families; perfect ski in/ski out cozy lodge!"
Reviewed April 26, 2015
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"Great five star resort: ski in-ski out homey resort, perfectly located on the Alta mountain. Staff is incredibly helpful, kind and service oriented. Meals are sensational. Your stay includes breakfast and dinner and it is a fantastic place for a family trip! Our kids love coming back and we hope to return for spring skiing for years to come! "
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"A perfect complete ski vacation experience"
Reviewed April 19, 2015
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"By far the nicest lodge in Alta. It has the whole package: great views from everywhere, fantastic bar and dining room (real wood fireplaces), great, attentive staff, many differently configured rooms, all the amenities you could wish for, free shuttles around Alta and Snowbird,and,, oh yes, the food is great. You will appreciate the short chair lift to the lodge...."
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"Excellent family retreat"
Reviewed April 12, 2015
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"We stayed for three days in Alta in early April '15. My husband and kids skied while I relaxed and had spa treatments. The views were beautiful. The food was great. The spa was lovely. I would definitely go back. We had a suite of rooms 810-811, with a door open between them. The only slight negative there is that..."
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"Great ski in/ski out inn"
Reviewed April 1, 2015
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"My daughter and i had a wonderful time at Alta with the Rustler as our hotel. Dinner and breakfast were included in the room rate and we found the food great (she is a vegetarian and they accommodated her with many off menu entrees even though there were always some vegetarian options on the menu) and I always found more..."
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"Wonderful service and amenities"
Reviewed March 24, 2015
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"The Rustler is by far the nicest of the lodges at Alta. the service, food, accommodations and amenities are wonderful. This is an excellent place for a romantic getaway or family trip. The skiing is the best in Utsh."
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"Excellent ski-in, ski-out resort"
Reviewed March 22, 2015
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"Stayed in Rustler March 2015. Very convenient location where you can ski right onto the lifts. The hotel also has a lift that takes you right to the ski room at the end of the day. Perfect for those looking for a ski-in, ski-out option. There is a shuttle right from the airport at Salt Lake City. Hotel is family-run,..."
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"Back for more!"
Reviewed March 19, 2015
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"We went back for more in February (and last year too, though I didn't review it then) and nothing has changed--which is great news. We again were at our breakfast table before they were officially open and my husband had multiple extra courses at every dinner. We love the addition last year of the outdoor hot tub though it could...."
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"Hospitality without Boundaries – Revisited"
Reviewed March 17, 2015
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"This was our second season visiting the Rustler Lodge, and we went not once, or twice, but three times because the mountain and the lodge offer a unique sanctuary where one can get away from it all, but, still be connected if they want to. Your visit will start with seamless reservations, taken by Tauni or Kate, and when you..."
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"Even Better than Last Year"
Reviewed February 13, 2015
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"this is my second winter spending a week at the Rustler, and it was even nicer this year thatn last, primarily because my roommate and I had a much nicer room. We were in a unit right on the floor with the lobby, which had a couple of queen beds. Last year, we were on one of the lower levels...."
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"Best ski location"
Reviewed February 8, 2015
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"Comfortable and relaxed, great food and bar, friendly and responsive staff, ski repair/rental shop on premises, and Alta at the front door. Hard to beat! I highly recommend the Rustler Lodge as a ski destination."
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"Alta's Rustler Lodge: The Total Ski Package"
Reviewed February 7, 2015
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"I have been going to Alta for decades and the Rustler just gets better each year. We go to ski, not to be seen. No furs, no baloney, just great ski in/ski out with excellent food and service. Oh, did I mention the spa? Great masseuses, best steam west of NYC, gorgeous outdoor pool, and a 'How may I help..."
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"Perfect"
Reviewed February 7, 2015
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"These guys are the best. Great location, delicious breakfast and dinner included, comfortable renovated rooms. We stay here with our large group and they are always friendly and responsive. I VERY HIGHLY recommend this place.."
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"There is no way to top the experience and service...."
Reviewed February 7, 2015
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"You cannot imagine a more relaxing environment for a long SuperBowl weekend. Of course, the Alta skiing is fantastic, but the staff at the Rustler make it a perfect relaxing and fun weekend. The Snow Weasels have been coming to the Rustler for many years. I have been coming for 7 years along with my son and now we cannot...."
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“The Best”
Reviewed February 20, 2014
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"The Rustler Lodge was the best hospitality experience of my life. The staff treated me like their best friend, the (complimentary!) food was exceptional, the service was lighting fast and friendly, and the amenities covered all the bases, and I mean all of them. I am an audio engineer so I'm very careful ..."
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“Wonderful Place”
Reviewed February 18, 2014
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"I stayed there a week with a group of skiers, and had a ball. The food was excellent and the service outstanding. I also loved the commone areas-- livng room, bar and spa. The spa had all you could want, including massage services. Ski-in, ski-out."
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“Makes you feel like family.”
Reviewed February 17, 2014
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"When we drove up to the lodge the outside was not very impressive (especially after driving the Cliff Lodge). Once we walked in I had a different perspective. The lodge is a full service hotel. The staff bent over backwards to make our stay special. From Kathy the manager to the Toby the bar tender everyone was extremely friendly and..."
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“The rustler is the bomb!”
Reviewed February 9, 2014
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"Been coming here for years and it only gets better.... If you like great food friendly service and great accommodations with ski in and ski out at the best mountain in the lower 48 (arguably the best anywhere), come stay here. The Rustler is the bomb. I am coming back again and again."
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“America's #1 Ski Hotel does it again.”
Reviewed February 6, 2014
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"Without question: this is the best managed ski resort hotel in the country. Our group of 20+ returning guests was handled with grace and expert attention from the moment we walked through the door. The incredible dining and elegant slope side accommodations at the Rustler are simply without peer."
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“Great Lodging, Great Skiing, Year After Year”
Reviewed February 5, 2014
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"Hard to beat this combination - Alta and The Rustler. Very comfortable with excellent amenities and accomodating, friendly staff. Some of the best bacon you'll ever have! A wonderful Groundhog Day tradition for, hopefully, many years to come."
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“Modern Comforts in a Traditional Ski Lodge”
Reviewed February 5, 2014
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"Alta and its lift-connected neighbor, Snowbird, are well known among the ski world cognoscenti as premier ski areas with incomparable snow, world class terrain, and an emphasis on the skiing experience first and foremost. And within the Alta/Snowbird complex, Alta's Rustler Lodge ranks first in combining the wonderful atmosphere of a traditional ski lodge with modern creature comforts and a..."
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“A terrific place to stay”
Reviewed February 5, 2014
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"The Rustler is a great ski lodge in a perfect location. Ski in/ski out onto the incomparable slopes of Alta. The lodge has all the necessities you would want for a ski vacation; clean, comfortablee rooms, a large and pleasant dining room, cozy bar, well run spa, geat pool and hot tubs, sauna, steam room, and a great exercise facility..."
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“As good as it gets in Alta”
Reviewed February 3, 2014
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"I just returned from my second stay at Alta's Rustler Lodge and I know that I will keep returning. It is a true ski-in ski-out hotel that is a wonderful place to stay. The rooms are spacious (by ski-resort standards), well-appointed, and very clean. Maid service is excellent, and the food was quite good (breakfast and dinner is included in..."
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“Fantastic Place to Stay”
Reviewed January 22, 2014
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"Excellent food - dinners and breakfasts are included and I was very pleasantly surprised by the quality and choice of selections. Staff was very sincere and helpful; they were genuinely friendly - when I went off to bed after reading in the bar John asked me if I wanted a glass of water. Many of the employees - and guests..."
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“Don't go anywhere else!”
Reviewed January 17, 2014
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"The Rustler was the perfect get away for my husband and me. Would also have been fabulous if we brought our children. Staff could not have been nicer, ambiance fantastic, ski in and out so convenient. Really a terrific place in all regards. Can't wait to return."
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“A trip worth all your money”
Reviewed January 5, 2014
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"I've been here two times, planning to go again this year and the next three! The lodge is so comfortable and homey, it makes you feel like you're in the coziest cabin. The rooms are so nice, no matter how big or small, they have the softest beds and the warmest couches. The amenities like the heated pool and the..."
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“A trip to remember”
Reviewed December 17, 2013
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"Simply an amazing experience- have stayed at three other facilities in the canyon and none compare to the Rustler Lodge. A ski in ski out lodge that provides great breakfasts and dinners, included in your stay, ski lockers and a full service ski shop. An indoor exercise facility accompanied by an out door pool, and indoor and out door jacuzzi...."
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“Good Food, Great Location”
Reviewed December 17, 2013
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"This past trip was my first time to the Rustler and after staying at a few other locations in Little Cottonwood Canyon, I will be returning to the Rustler. The food was great with an incredible breakfast buffet and kitchen. It made for a great start to a day of skiing. The dinner menu was great as well."
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“another great trip”
Reviewed December 16, 2013
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"Have skied Alta and stayed at the Rustler almost annually since 1977. The accommodations are excellent, the staff experienced,friendly and helpful, and the meals exceptional. A true ski out/in experience with lockers at the exit door. Outdoor pool with the view of High Rustler after a day on the mountain second to none. This is truly a skiers paradise."
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“Fabulous”
Reviewed December 12, 2013
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"I rode the chairlift at Alta freezing my toes and thought, "Even if I weren't having a great time skiing new packed powder at -7, I'd have a wonderful time in Alta because staying at the Rustler is fabulous." The mix of new and long time staff provide a warm and welcoming experience. The location at the base of Alta..."
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“Fantastic spot, with great views”
Reviewed April 16, 2012
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"I went here recently with clients, and had fantastic service. Nice clear rooms, great restaurant. The recently upgraded TV's and internet worked very well. Very nice staff as well."
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“The best of the canyon”
Reviewed March 29, 2012
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"The Rustler Lodge is simply the best. A welcoming, helpful and friendly staff, outstanding food and skiing/snow/powder that is awesome. Breakfast and dinner are included in the price- so are fantastic apres' ski hor'devours and unbelievable views of the mountain. The outdoor pool is appropriately heated with a steam room, hot tub sauna and world class spa and exercise room..."
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“Consistent high level resort ... Year in and year out !!!!”
Reviewed March 13, 2012
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"I can't tell you how many times I've stayed at The Rustler but I can tell you that you will not find a better ski resort anywhere! Yoga classes before breakfast, unbelievable high-quality breakfast, Jacuzzi, pool, bar, and then a five star dinner with more choices than you will find anywhere... Need I say more! When you find the same..."
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“The Ultimate”
Reviewed March 4, 2012
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"We just spent 4 memorable days at the Rustler and loved every minute of it. We've been coming for years and are never disappointed. The staff is incredibly helpful and thinks about everything. They saved the day in re-routing us down to the airport after an avalanche down in the canyon. The facility is really nice in an understated way..."
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“The Perfect Way to Vacation for Serious Skiers”
Reviewed February 27, 2012
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"Simply put, we loved the Rustler Lodge. It was just perfect for us. Here are the reasons why: 1. Reservations were a cinch. In fact, in all of our interactions with the staff of the Rustler we found them to be friendly, efficient, and helpful. As one example (of many), we pre-shipped boxes of our ski equipment to the hotel..."
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“All you could want...”
Reviewed February 23, 2012

Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"We just got back from a 4 night stay at the Rustler. Our first since the kids were born. It was great, and just a quick 45 minute trip from the airport to the end of the Canyon. While there were adult-only havens (the beautiful bar), our kids were made to feel really welcome...even when they were ready to eat..."
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“fantastic staff and food.”
Reviewed February 22, 2012

Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"what a great stay. the rustler staff is friendly and accmodating. food is outstanding. I hope they continue this level of service as I will continue to go back."
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“Warm, friendly with all the amenities”
Reviewed February 19, 2012
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"Stayed at the Rustler in early December 2011 when the snow was decent but not great. Love the room, the restaurant, the spa and the friendliness of everyone working there--from the bus boy to the ski shop. The ready access to the base of Alta is awesome, as is the convenience of skiing back at the end of the day....
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“Another excellent stay at the Rustler”
Reviewed February 11, 2012
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"It's hard to beat the combination of Alta + the Rustler lodge. Easy access by shuttle from the airport, consistently excellent snow and terrain at the front door, plus spa, great food, and great service at the end of the day. Both comfortable and refreshingly unpretentious. "
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“The perfect launching pad”
Reviewed February 11, 2012
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"There is no better perch to ski from-when and where you wish at Alta. Top notch food and service and amenities."
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“They take care of it all!”
Reviewed February 10, 2012
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"From a quick hot tub in the morning, followed by a much needed stretching class .... on to delicious breakfast .... and ski out the door to one of the best ski mountains in the country, the Rustler is the place to stay. Great service, and always with a smile. I wouldn't stay anywhere else. "
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“Heaven on Earth”
Reviewed February 10, 2012
Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"Even with no new snow, our trip was amazing because of the place we stayed. The Rustler Lodge has the best food, amenities and covenience you will ever see on the side of a mountain. And the mountain is pretty cool too! 5 stars, two thumbs up, 5 mics, 10 out of 10 dentists agree, a high-five, however you want... "
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“A home away from home”
Reviewed February 10, 2012

Alta's Rustler Lodge | Ranked #1 Lodging in Alta by Tripadvisor
"I consider the Rustler Lodge one of the greatest places to stay in the world. Whatever level of attention you want, they deliver. The staff is attentive. The services provided are unparalleled. The food is fantastic, I don't know how they're able to cook that well at that altitude.When skiing at the greatest place in the world I encourage you to stay at the greatest lodge in the world."
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