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"And take a lodging fit to entertain."
—The Taming of the Shrew

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Hotel Amenities

Hotels and Motels

Abbey Inn

(AAA, 3 Diamond) Affordable luxury. Free full hot breakfast. Forty-two-inch flat screen TVs with HD, euro-top beds, business center, close to Festival. Senior/AAA/family discounts, microwaves, fridges, indoor pool/spa, free high speed internet. Three vacation homes adjacent to the hotel (higher rate). Easy access, I-15, exit 59. 940 W. 200 North. 800-325-5411 or 435-586-9966.



America's Best Value Inn

Best value in town! Perfect location off I-15 at exit 59, next to Denny’s. Big TVs, some flat screens with sixty channels, king beds, continental breakfast, 100 percent nonsmoking. Complimentary shuttle to and from plays (summer season only). 333 N. 1100 West. 435-867-4700 or 888-326-6613.


Clarion Inn and Bistro

Welcome to our completely renovated hotel. Enjoy our exceptional service and the perfect atmosphere for your next getaway, special event, or business meeting. Free hot breakfast, wi-fi, and more. Join us for cocktail hour, and check out our Bistro menu. 1204 S. Main Street. 435-867-8877.



The Cottages at Shakespeare Lane

Across the street from the Festival. Single bedroom w/king-sized bed, hide-a-bed couches, full-sized kitchen, private balcony, free wi-fi, guest washer/dryer, elevators, and underground parking. The only way to get closer to the Festival is to be a cast member. 151 W. Shakespeare Lane, Cedar City, UT 84720. 1-435-592-6942.
$99–149, one time $30 cleaning fee.



Courtyard by Marriott


The new Courtyard by Marriott is just minutes from the Festival. Our onsite restaurant, The Bistro, offers an excellent selection of meals for breakfast and dinner, as well as specialty beverages, cocktails, and Starbucks. Relax in our outdoor spa and indoor pool. 1294 S. Interstate Drive. 435-867-7300. www.marriottcourtyard/cedarcity


El Rey Inn and Suites

The place to stay for Festival guests. The closest location to the Festival. Just a short walk from your room. Offering great service and amenities. High-speed wi-fi internet, pillow-top mattresses, free breakfast, outdoor pool, restaurant adjacent. 80 S. Main Street. 435-586-6518 or 800-688-6518. 


Hampton Inn by Hilton

 Located off exit 57 behind the Chevron gas station. We offer free wi-fi and hot breakfast. Within walking distance of many restaurants and shopping. Three-minute drive to the Shakespeare festivities and a great home base for the nearby national parks. 1145 S. Bentley Blvd. 435-586-5000.
$99 and up



Come experience our beautiful new renovations! We provide a full hot breakfast buffet to start your adventure off right. Indoor pool and spa and fitness center. Inquire about pet rooms. Conveniently located off I-15 only minutes away from the Festival. 1555 S. Old Hwy 91. 435-865-7799.
$89 and up



New! Luxury spacious rooms with pillow-top beds. Each room has a forty-inch high-definition TV with HD Direct programming, fridges, and microwaves. Complimentary full, hot breakfast, indoor heated pool and Jacuzzi, state-of-the-art fitness center, free high-speed wireless internet, close to many restaurants. 1377 S. Main Street. 435-865-0005.
$89 and up




Come enjoy some quality time! Recently remodeled! Spacious king and two-queen rooms, cable with thirty-two-inch plasma TVs, wi-fi, hot breakfast, guest laundry. Free shuttle to and from plays (summer season only). Just off I-15, exit 59. Next to restaurants/shopping. 250 N. 1100 West. 800-627-0374 or 435-586-2082.




Conveniently located near exit 59 of I-15, the Ramada Hotel and Suites offers spacious, clean, and comfortable rooms. Enjoy our deluxe hot breakfast buffet, outdoor heated swimming pool and BBQ area. Banquet and meeting spaces also available. Pet Friendly too! 1575 West 200 North. 435-586-8888.



An all-suite hotel infused with stylish spaces and inspired design, all at an affordable price. Located off I-15 exit 57, close to SUU, Utah Shakespeare Festival, Brian Head, and six national parks, including Zion National Park and Bryce Canyon. 1477 S. Old Hwy 91. 435-586-1685.
$139 and up



Within walking distance to the Festival! Renovated in 2016. Enjoy our outdoor pool and spa, free breakfast, flat screen cable TV, microwave and fridge, new pillow-top mattresses, and free wi-fi. Ask about our balcony rooms. Located downtown, close to dining and shopping. 18 S. Main Street. 435-586-2433 or 877-688-8884. 


Bed and Breakfasts



Leave the ordinary behind. Ten luxurious rooms, themed from elegant castle to peaceful country. Soft specialty linens, triple sheets, private bathrooms. AC, wi-fi, cable, more. Fresh delicious breakfast. Home-baked pastries and beverages all day. One block to Festival and restaurants.  140 S. 100 West. 435-586-2600.




It’s all about you! Experience extraordinary surroundings, amenities, and relaxing gardens just one block from the Festival. Complimentary beverages and cake available 24/7. King beds, gourmet breakfast (served early if needed for seminars), AC, TV/DVD, cable, wi-fi, private baths. 133 S. 100 West. 435-865-1266.


BNB Swiss

Make Cedar City’s most unique lodging your home for the night! New, charming cabins with private bath. King or two queen bed options. RV hookups. Gourmet Swiss breakfast featuring homemade breads, pastries, Swiss muesli, cheeses, eggs, and more! Near airport and shopping. 436 S. Cross Hollow Road. 435-559-3018.
$150 and up


Vacation Rentals

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backstage suites

Luxurious one-bedroom suites only one-half block from the Festival. This hybrid between elegant suites and convenient vacation rentals offers king-sized beds, private living areas, full kitchens, patios, and extras to enhance your stay. Complimentary cable TV, wi-fi, parking. Continental breakfast and discounts for longer stays available. 435-592-4334. •



Enjoy your best stay ever in attractive, beautifully decorated, and fully furnished two-bedroom vacation homes. Nana’s Guest House and Annie’s Cottage are perfect for family and friends desiring the best in privacy, proximity, and comfort. 15 percent discount on seven-day stays.  A/C, cable TV, wi-fi, fully stocked kitchens washer/dryer, landscaped yards. 435-586-3579.



Brick House Cafe

A star on the Southern Utah food stage, winning many awards for flavors, service, and innovation. Voted Iron County’s Best Lunch, Talk of the Town Five Star Service, Trip Advisor Award of Excellence, and Best of State Informal Diner. 86 S. Main Street. 435-586-5344.

Centro Pizzeria

80 W. Center Street. 435-867-8123.


Depot Grill


Cedar City's only upscale full dining establishment. Located in downtown Cedar City next to Best Western Plus Town and Country Inn. Walking distance from the Festival. Beer and wine liquor license. Steak and seafood menu with daily specials. Dine in our beautiful historic dining room for lunch or dinner. 435-865-7445.

Milt's Stage House

Full dinners, steaks, seafood, prime rib, salad bar, appetizers, lounge, and beautiful scenery. State liquor licensee. Open seven days a week from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Reservations recommended. Five miles up Cedar Canyon on U-14. 435-586-9344.


Park PLace Eatery

25 W. Center Street. 435-359-2868.


Pizza Hut

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Rusty's Ranch House

Full dinners, steaks, seafood, barbecued ribs, pasta. State liquor licensee. Open Monday to Saturday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Reservations recommended. Two miles up Cedar Canyon on U-14. 435-586-3839.

Top photo: a scene from Treasure Island, 2017.