Alta's Rustler Lodge is located in the town of Alta, Utah. It is at the base of the Alta Ski Resort, which boasts of 500 inches of "the greatest snow on Earth" annually. Alta is 45 minutes southeast of both the Salt Lake International Airport and Salt Lake City. Alta is a small town in the Wasatch Mountains resting at 8600 feet above sea level with surrounding peaks of 11,000 feet! There are 400 local residents, 5 ski lodges, a few private homes and a number of condominiums.
Alta is within National Forest boundaries and both the town and the Forest service regulate much of the activity. Alta is one mile from the Snowbird ski resort and within 90 minutes of Park City and 5 other local ski areas. Alta’s Rustler Lodge has 85 guestrooms, making it the premiere lodge in Alta.
The Rustler prides itself on “service above all”. The Rustler has the best food in Little Cottonwood Canyon prepared by our chef, Ed McCall. Alta’s Rustler Lodge is on the modified American food plan, which includes breakfast and dinner in the room rates. Lunch is also served at an additional cost. The lodge caters to our “in house “ guests, providing a range of services from children’s programs to special dietary requests. Most guests feel as if they are returning home when they arrive at the lodge.
Much effort is put into maintaining this feeling and the management team that has been with Alta’s Rustler Lodge for over 15 years makes it possible!
For 60 years, the Rustler Lodge has taken pride in a tradition of excellence, providing unsurpassed dining, the finest in accommodations and attentive service. Experience the "Greatest Snow on Earth" and Alta's Finest!