Observer | The Best Park City Hotels to Book for the Sundance Film Festival
For those that want to seriously indulge on a trip out west, there’s always the ultra-luxe Lodge at Blue Sky, an Auberge property that opened in 2019. The sprawling 3,500-acre resort is located less than 30 minutes away from Park City, and is sure to appeal to those that want extra privacy, too. There are three types of accommodations: the Sky Lodge, Earth Suites and Creek Houses, all of which are inspired by the element they’re named after. All of the 46 rooms and suites are located within three minutes of the main Sky Lodge, where there are plenty of amenities like a fitness center, movement studio and Insta-worthy infinity pool, as well as the restaurant, Yuta. The adventure seeker will appreciate all the activities at Blue Sky, including snow shoeing, dog sledding, cross country skiing and heli-skiing, in which a private helicopter takes guests on a flight to the a mountain peak.
Even though the resort is a little further away than some of the other hotel options, The Lodge at Blue Sky ensures guests have convenient access to the slopes, thanks to the Blue Sky Ski Lounge, a private ski-in, ski-out base that’s exclusively available to hotel guests so they can rest up with cozy drinks, nibble on snacks and prepare for a day of skiing. A private shuttle runs regularly to take guests to and from the lodge, and this year, Michelin-starred restaurant SingleThread is popping up in the lodge for an exclusive 10-day experience just in time for Sundance, from January 20 through January 30, with tickets for the seven-course dinner starting at $800 a person.