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by Sarah J.F. Braley | February 01, 2010
Paving the Way
A $15 million bond has been approved to make Park City more friendly for bikes and pedestrians.
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Park City
Local Update: The 181-room St. Regis Deer Crest Resort, a ski-in, ski-out property at Deer Valley Resort near Park City, debuted last November. The hotel features the Remède Spa and Jean-Georges Vongerichten's J&G Grill. The 7,657 square feet of function space includes a 2,800-square-foot ballroom.

At the 180-room Stein Eriksen Lodge, a remodeling of The Spa has taken it from 4,300 square feet to more than 20,000 square feet.

Opening later this year at Deer Valley Resort is the 178-room Montage Resort. The property will feature a 35,000-square-foot spa and 15,000 square feet of meeting space. 

Meeting Hotels:
Among the major meeting properties found in this city are the 450-unit Westgate Park City Resort & Spa, 350-room Canyons Grand Summit Hotel, 227-room The Lodges at Deer Valley, 199-room Park City Marriott, 185-room Newpark Resort, 181-room St. Regis Deer Crest Resort, 181-room Yarrow Resort Hotel & Conference Center, 180-room Stein Eriksen Lodge at Deer Valley and 175-room Dakota Mountain Lodge.

Airport Transit: Salt Lake City Inter­national Airport, about a 35-minute drive from downtown Park City. Trans­fer to Park City, $85

Taxes: Room tax, 3%; sales tax, 7.45%; total tax on hotel rooms, 10.45%. At the new St. Regis Deer Crest, which is in Wasatch County, room tax is 11.6%.

Group Venues: The new High West Distillery bottles its own specialty vodkas, made from oats, and sipping ryes. The facility holds up to 180 for an event; separate rooms accommodate from 12 to 80 people. (435) 649-8300; highwestdistillery.com

CVB Services: Park City Con­vention & Visitors Bureau, (800) 453-1360; parkcitymeetings.com