The University of Utah provides top quality lodging and full conference and meeting services through its Guest House and Conference Center. Located on campus in the historic Fort Douglas region, these accommodations provide a central place to stay and meet while offering many nearby attractions and sights like the Rocky Mountains, and many more leisure activities.
The University of Utah Guest House and Conference Center is connected to downtown Salt Lake City by the TRAX, so activities like city shopping and dining are also only minutes away. The Salt Lake International Airport is only 20 minutes away, making the Guest House and Conference Center a convenient choice for your meetings. Convenient shuttle transportation or taxi service from the airport makes getting to the Guest House hassle free.
The University Guest House is a top quality 134-room hotel. A room or suite with a King-sized bed or a room with two Queens is available. The Guest House offers all the standard amenities to make your stay comfortable, plus modern appliances including an in-room iron, hair dryer, refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker. Utah Conference Center guests also enjoy a continental breakfast in the morning, satellite television and Internet access. A fitness room and laundry facilities are also available.
The Guest House contains 4 of the many meeting and conference rooms to be found on campus that are available for rental from May to August each year, and can be reserved on an hourly basis. Meeting Rooms in the Guest House range from a boardroom that can seat 12 around a conference table to a meeting room that can hold about 140 people theater-style.
The Commander's House has 4 meeting rooms of various sizes, with the largest that can seat up to 180 guests, theater-style. The Post Theater has auditorium seating for 250, and the Chase N. Peterson Heritage Center contains 6 meeting rooms, with the largest capacity room seating 210 people theater-style. Other conference rooms are available, as well, and there are also 1,500 resident hall beds available during the summer months for $23 and up, and a dining facility that seats 600. The Food Court can handle up to 400 people at once.
Several specialized or outdoor areas can be reserved for events, like the Post Chapel, the Fort Douglas Picnic Grounds and Bandstand, and Officer Circle Field, with most running around $50 per hour.
The campus caterer can handle everything from small affairs to large receptions, but the University of Utah also offers a long list of other excellent catering services in the area, if you'd prefer to choose your own caterer. The University Conference Services can also handle conference management for you and assist you with planning your event on campus.
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