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Davie, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 1 June 2010

If you want to be pampered, feel you have just met the most loving family you didn't even know you had and enjoy a beautiful scenery as the sun sets and lights-up the hills, this is the perfect place to stay. That was our experience from the moment we set foot on the Desert Thistle and met Warner and Maureen.... More 

Thank TrustinginGod
Penticton, Canada
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Reviewed 12 May 2010

Upon our arrival we were greeted by Maureen with a welcoming hug...I was hooked. When was the last time you were greeted at a resort, hotel or B&B with a hug? The home and property was beautiful. We had the Zion Room with king bed, bathroom and television. My wife and I spent part of the evening sitting around the... More 

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Reviewed 3 May 2010

After reading nothing but 5 star reviews for this B & B we chose to stay at the Desert Thistle, just a few minutes away from Zion National Park. What a good decision we made. The B & B is lovely both inside and outside. The views from the dining room and around the pool area are just beautiful. Even... More 

Thank blistersister
Big Sky, Montana
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2010

We should have known a place named after a prickly plant would deliver a less than ideal experience. Though the owners were genuine they have a long way to go to deliver a solid guest experience. The bathroom wasn't fully cleaned including the toilet. The bath towels had Dog hairs all over them. The breakfast was average with Kirkland food... More 

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Sunderland, Massachusetts
1 review
Reviewed 27 April 2010

This was my second stay with Maureen and Warner Edgel at the Desert Thistle. It is rare to find hospitality this rich or hosts as warm as the Edgels! The B&B is beautiful itself and at the base of my favorite national park- Zion Canyon. Maureen's breakfasts are the perfect prelude to a day of hiking in the park. We... More 

Thank lls13
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Reviewed 11 April 2010

This B&B is only 5 minutes from Zion National Park in southern Utah. Maureen and Warner, the owners, are amazing hosts! And Maureen makes the most delicious and hearty breakfast of any B&B I've ever stayed! The rooms feel like you're home! Beautiful linens, spacious, airy! There is a pool and lovely deck in back. I've been staying here exclusively... More 

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Boise, ID
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Reviewed 5 April 2010

Beautiful room, delicious breakfast, and wonderful hosts. Highly recommended!

Thank Heike123
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Reviewed 10 November 2009

If you are looking for a place to stay around Zion National Park, look no further. The Desert Thistle was the perfect choice for my wife and I when we recently visited southern Utah. We stayed for the whole week and used it as our base to go see some additional parks like the Grand Canyon and Bryce Canyon on... More 

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New Jersey, USA
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Reviewed 23 October 2009

Nicely decorated clean room...comfortable bed...large in-room TV...and close to Zion. The owners are friendly and helpful. Breakfast was eggs, bacon, muffins, fruit, cereal and yogurt plus coffee and tea (but no herbal tea). The setting is lovely and the dog is friendly. This place is a hidden gem.

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Reviewed 22 October 2009

Zion is one of our most favorite places to visit. We go at least two to three time a year. This past September we had the pleasure to meet Maureen and Warner in their beautiful bed and breakfast home. The accomadations were excellent and the food was delicious. Their home is close to Zion national park but far enough from... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Desert Thistle

Address: 37 W Main St, Rockville, UT 84763-7739
Region: United States > Utah > Rockville
Number of rooms: 4
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“The anniversary room has a big 2 room Jacuzzi!!”
  • The Anniversary Suite, complete with 2 person Jacuzzi.
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“Any room is beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles O1472GUkm, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Emerald Pool Room was the only one we saw”
 of 5 bubbles firsttimer, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms here are fantastic!”
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“All the rooms are beautiful! You can't go wrong in your selection.”
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