Desert Pearl Inn

Location: The American Southwest | USA

Price guide: £££££ £100-£200 per person per night

Desert Pearl Inn is a luxurious riverside lodge in Springdale, Utah, with comfortable accommodations on the banks of the Virgin River and prime access to the rugged landscapes of Zion National Park. The hotel has a stop on a shuttle route which goes between the town and the park.
Perfect forExploring the rugged beauty of Zion National Park.
In the know
  • Horseback riding, canyoneering and hiking among the activities on offer
  • Italian-Mediterranean cuisine at 9 East restaurant
  • Outdoor pool and hot tub for winding down after a day in the park

Recommended for...

  • Family-friendly
  • Boutique Hotel
  • Luxury Hotel
  • Setting & Views

Hotel Overview

Sense of place

Hewn from local stone, Douglas fir and redwood, Desert Pearl Inn reflects the untouched beauty of its surroundings, beside the Virgin River and the Zion National Park.

Rooms at Desert Pearl Inn

Rooms at Desert Pearl Inn are stylish and contemporary, with bright pastel colours and unique wooden artefacts on the walls, paying tribute to the hotel’s natural surroundings. They feature kitchen areas with coffee makers, microwaves and refrigerators, and lounge areas. River’s Edge suites boast stunning views of the Virgin River, which is just 25 feet from your back door.  

Food & drink

Desert Pearl Inn’s beautiful restaurant, 9 East, serves up traditional Italian and Mediterranean dishes courtesy of chef Michael Vitangeli, who was classically trained at Le Cordon Bleu; pastry chef Tina Lee, meanwhile, presents speciality cakes, fresh pastries and homemade ice creams.


Desert Pearl’s large outdoor pool is a stunning place to while away an afternoon while you gaze out over the red cliffs of Zion National Park, while the hot tub is brilliant for winding down after a day’s hiking or riding in the park. If you’re after a little more privacy, a range of massage treatments are available in the comfort of your room.

Activities at Desert Pearl Inn

Hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and canyoneering are just some of the outdoor activities on offer in Zion National Park, and staff at Desert Pearl are more than happy to assist you in planning your excursions with information and advice. Zion’s rugged paths can be explored by Jeep or ATV if you’re not keen on going on foot. Cultural attractions nearby include the O.C. Tanner Amphitheater, which hosts concerts throughout the summer in a stunning setting in Zion Canyon, and the David J. West Gallery, where photography taken in the National Park is exhibited.

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Hotel location

Desert Pearl Inn is around an hour’s drive from St George Municipal Airport, which welcomes regular international flights from Phoenix Sky Harbor and Salt Lake City.

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