University Guest House Salt Lake City For Conferences
University of Utah Guest House and Conference Center

University of Utah Guest House and Conference Center

Event Types Welcomed

  • Adult Social Events
  • Corporate Social Events
  • Expo/Competitions
  • Family Reunions
  • Leisure Travel
  • Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats
  • Wedding Ceremonies
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Youth Parties
  • Youth Retreat/Camps


The University Guest House and Conference Center is nestled at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, and located in the historic Fort Douglas area on the University of Utah campus, in Salt Lake City. Our facilities consist of a 205 room hotel (rated #1 or #2 on Trip Advisor for over 5 years), 1,500 suite-style residence hall beds, over 30,000 square feet of meeting space, and a 450 seat dining facility. We can host groups of up to 2,000 people during the summer months. Numerous recreation attractions surround our campus, and we are located on the Salt Lake TRAX line so downtown is just minutes away. The hotel includes complimentary full hot breakfast, free parking and free wi-fi, business center, state-of-the-art fitness center and beautiful views of the Salt Lake Valley. Our campus is just a short 20 minutes from the Salt Lake International Airport.

Meeting & Event Spaces

  • Max Capacity: 2000 guests
  • Largest Classroom Style: 400
  • Largest Theatre Style: 2000
  • Largest Auditorium Seating: 2,000
  • Largest Arena Seating: 45,000
  • Largest Seated Reception: 500
  • Largest Standing Reception: 500
  • Academic Year Largest Group: yes
University Guest House & Conference Center
Fort Douglas Ballroom, University Guest House meeting space (4 rooms), The Officers Club, The Commander's House, The Post Chapel, and The Post Theatre. Client can choose from a large list of licensed caterers, alcohol is premitted, state-of-the-art AV available.
  • 30,000 total Sq. Ft.
  • 350 Banquet Style
  • 250 Classroom Style
  • 250 Theatre Style
  • 100 Conference Style
  • 60 Hollow Square Space Style
  • Floorplan Layout

Food & Beverage Options

Heritage Commons
"all you care to eat" grilled paninis, fresh salad bar, pizza & pasta, American style grill
  • Seating Capacity: 600
Union Terrace
Food Court - PizzaHut, Chinese, Mexican, fresh salad bar, burgers, sushi, sandwich bar, and much more!
  • Seating Capacity: 400
Crimson View Restaurant - Union Building
Great view, delicious sandwiches from grilled veggie paninis to Monte Cristos, salads, pasta, desserts, & more!
John A. Moran Eye Center Cafe
Appetizing clam chowder soup, a variety of sandwiches, fresh fruit, and tasty pastries!
  • Seating Capacity: 22
The Point Restaurant
Savory breakfast from blueberry pancakes to sizzling omelets, burgers, soups, Asian Spring Roll Salads
  • Seating Capacity: 240-500

Catering options

Innovative menus, distinguished service, memorable experiences!
Utah Food Services
Catering with elegance and quality for your wedding, holiday party, galas, & more!
Le Croissant Catering
Combination of 70 years in food expertise, incredible presentations, attention to detail, memorable experiences!
Culinary Crafts
Finest choice in catering for every occasion and style. Exquisite events with restaurant style food!
Majestic Catering
Design a menu, a presentation, and a service to meet all your catering needs
Cuisine Unlimited
30 years providing high quality food services to clients from intimate gatherings to large conferences
Taste of the Wasatch
Experienced staff creating memorable and exciting occasions that will delight your senses!
Eiffel Tower
Fine catering specializing in custom gourmet menus with wide variety of cuisines!


  • Total Number of Overnight Guests: 4,000
  • Number of Overnight Rooms: 1,700
  • Wi-Fi in Guest Rooms: Yes
  • Wi-Fi Guest Room Cost : Complimentary
Overnight Room Attributes
  • 24-hour check-in
  • Air-conditioned rooms available
  • Business Services
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Kitchen Available
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Television
  • Towels
  • Washer/Dryer
  • WiFi


University Guest House Hotel
Free hot breakfast, free wireless internet in hotel, meeting space and residence halls, free hotel parking, each rooms has a refrigerator, coffee makers, microwaves, state-of-the-art fitness center, beautiful views of the Salt Lake Valley. Resident Halls are air conditioned, with linens provided, suite-style, available for single or double occupancy. 600 seat dining facility, and meal plans available.
  • 180 Hotel Rooms
Heritage Commons Residence halls
New suite style, air conditioned residence halls. 2 or 4 to bath. Beautiful facilities. Bath amenities, linen, internet included
  • 1,500 Rooms
  • 1,500 Suite Style Resident Halls Beds
Heritage Commons Apartments
Single rooms, full kitchen, furnished, internet, linen, bath amenities included.
  • 30 Rooms
  • 120 Beds

Featured Amenities

  • Accessible Facilities
  • Air Conditioning Air Conditioning
  • Bus - Shuttle, Public Bus Access Bus
  • Business Center
  • Fitness Center Fitness Center
  • Laundry
  • Linens
  • Near Public Transit
  • Outdoor Space
  • Overnight Rooms
  • Paid Parking
  • Running Trails
  • Sports Facilities
  • Taxi
  • Theater Seating
  • WiFi

Venue Location + Transportation


University Guest House & Conference Center,
110 S Fort Douglas Blvd,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84113-5036


  • BusBus
  • LyftLyft
  • MetroMetro
  • TaxiTaxi
  • UberUber

Nearby Airport

  • Salt Lake City Int'l - 20 minutes

Nearby International Airport

  • Salt Lake City Int'l - 20 minutes


  • Onsite Parking: Yes

Nearby Cities

Salt Lake City | Snowbird – 22 miles | Park City – 21 miles

Things to Know


  • Must Use In-house Catering: No
  • External Catering Allowed: Yes
  • Can Bring in Own Food: no
  • Cultural Catering Available: Yes
  • Food and Beverage Onsite: No


Wireless internet and all AV available in all meeting rooms. Free wireless in all hotel guest rooms, and residence halls. Campus computer labs available. Business services available on campus.

  • Guest Wi-Fi: Free
  • Onsite Tech Support: Yes
  • Wi-Fi in meeting space: Yes
  • Equipment Available On-Site:
    • Projector Screen
    • Laptops
    • Microphones
    • Sound System

Venue Policies

  • Alcohol Consumption: Yes
  • Smoking Permitted: no
  • Cannabis Industry-Friendly: No
  • Cannabis Consumption: No
  • ADA Accessible: Yes
  • Family Friendly: Yes
  • Pet Friendly: No


Conference Services
30 years of meeting management experience. We can manage all or part of your meeting on or off our campus
We can arrange for all your transportation needs. Shuttles, coaches, etc. SLC TRAX avaiable on site.
Online Registration Processing
Our registration department can handle all types of registration - online, paper, fax, credit card processing, hotel rooms, etc.
Speaker Management
We can arrange all aspects of speaker travel, reimbursements, honorariums, etc.
Facility Management
We offer full onsite and off site facility management. Coordination of all aspects of the facility your meeting will be held.
Income & Expense Accounting
In conjunction with registration we offer full income and expense accounting services
Catering Coordination
We work with over 25 different caterers to ensure your culinary needs are met. Alcohol can be served in specific meeting spaces.
Special Events & Tours
Let us plan your special event or tours at one of the many unique locations in Utah.
Printing & Marketing
We can assist in developing and printing marketing and promotional material.


All meeting & lodging spaces have full A/V capability and free wireless internet
All meeting & lodging spaces have free wireless/wired internet. Campus Instuctional Media Services is available to handle all special or extra AV needs.