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The Wort Hotel

Hotel Contact:
50 North Glenwood Street
PO Box 69
Jackson Hole, Wyoming 83001
United States
Main: 307-733-2190
Email: Email Hotel Matt White
Director of Sales & Marketing: Matt White
Website: www.worthotel.com
Elite Rating
Planner Rating: 5.0
Chain Independent
Opened 1941
Renovated 2015
Guest Rooms 55
Kings/Suites/Doubles 22 / 20 / 31
Room Rates High $249-399 Low $129-259
High Season High Season Low Season Low Season Shoulder Season Shoulder Season
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Ideal Group Size 35
Max Group Size 55

Fees/Taxes

Resort Fee N/A
Room Tax 2
Sales Tax 6

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Meeting Space

Largest Meeting Room 1,431ft²
Indoor Meeting Space 2,785ft²
Indoor/Outdoor Meeting Space 2,800ft²

Airport Proximity

Idaho Falls Regional Airport
90 min 78 miles (145 km)
Jackson Hole Airport
12 min 9 miles (14 km)

Business:

Business Center
Free Guestroom
Lobby Wireless
In-House A/V
Corporate Concierge
Meeting Room Wireless Internet
Meeting Room Highspeed I-Net
In-Room Workstations
Room Service
Copy/Fax Services

Recreation:

Fitness Center
Rotating Western Art Gallery
Silver Dollar Mercantile/Gifts
2 Jacuzzis
Historical Gallery
Nightly Live Entertainment
In-Room Massage Services

Nearby:

Jackson Town Square
Shopping
Golf
Skiing
Rodeo
Horseback Riding
Whitewater Rafting
Grand Teton National Park
Yellowstone National Park
Wildlife Tours
Chuckwagon Dining
Scenic Rafting
Onsite Dining: Capacity
Silver Dollar Bar
120
Western
Silver Dollar Grill
84
Sophisticated Mountain Cuisine

F&B Averages:

Breakfast Buffet $18-24 Cont. $12-22
Lunch Buffet $20-22 Plated $19-26
Dinner Buffet $40-60 Plated $30-50
Coffee Break $9-15
2-Hour Open Bar $15-25
Elite Overview Planner Ratings & Reviews
Elite Rating Average Planner Rating
This property has been certified Elite Platinum and meets at least 25 of Elite Meetings Criteria.
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5.0
4 reviews
Arrival Experience:
5.0
Accommodations:
5.0
Food & Beverage:
4.7
Guest Service Experience:
5.0
Conference Services Staff:
5.0
Meeting and Function Facilities:
5.0
Activity or Recreation Options:
5.0
Planner-to-Planner Recommendation:
5.0
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Capacity Charts
Room Name Total Square Meters Room Size(meters) Ceiling Height (meters) Total Square Feet Room Size (feet) Ceiling Height (feet) Classroom Theater Banquet 10 Reception Conference U-Shape H-Square 10 x 10s
The Clymer Room 33 9.1 x 4.9 3 360 30 x 16 9 32 40 32 40 22 0 0 0
The Goldpiece Room 91 11 x 8.2 3 975 36 x 27 9 50 80 70 80 30 30 35 0
The Jackson Room 135 16.2 x 8.2 2 1,450 53 x 27 8 80 100 90 125 40 35 40 0
The Showroom 113 N/A 3 1,219 N/A 10 0 0 60 100 0 20 24 0
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Property News
The Wort Hotel Celebrates its 75th Anniversary in 2016
Posted January 6, 2016
Jackson, WY – This new year marks the diamond anniversary of The Wort Hotel and we have plenty of events and parties planned to celebrate the history and legacy of this iconic landmark. Owner Bill Baxter commented, “Over the past 10 years my family and I have experienced many remarkable events but celebrating The Wort Hotel’s 75th Anniversary with the Jackson Hole community will truly be unforgettable.”

Save these dates and watch for more information on our facebook page.

Thursday, September 1: On the kick off to Labor Day Weekend, which is when The Wort Hotel opened in 1941, we will commemorate this auspicious occasion with our community, our owners The Baxter Family, the Mayor and other people key to the Wort’s history and success.

Friday, November 4: All past and present Wort Hotel employees are invited to share stories, enjoy live music, food and drink specials and other festivities. Special lodging packages will be available—details to come.

Saturday, November 5: We will transform The Wort Hotel to its glory days of gambling as we team with The Rotary Club for a night of gaming and fundraising. We’re betting this will be a night to remember!

For more information about The Wort Hotel, visit the website at www.worthotel.com .
Conde Nast
Posted October 23, 2015
October 2015 - The Wort Hotel was voted on of the "Top 15 Hotel's in the West" by Conde Nast's Reader's Choice Awards.
Wort Hotel Receives Prestigious Forbes Four-Star Travel Guide Award
Posted February 11, 2015
Jackson, WY – Today, the 2015 Forbes Travel Guide Star Rating list was unveiled, and for the second year, The Wort Hotel is the recipient of the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Award.

The Wort Hotel continues to score high in the luxury travel ratings that have been the gold standard in the hospitality industry since 1958. “Our Star Ratings recognize the finest hotels, restaurants and spas in the world and serve as the most authoritative guideposts for guests seeking exceptional travel experiences,” said Gerard J. Inzerillo, Chief Executive Officer of Forbes Travel Guide.

Wort Hotel General Manager, Jim Waldrop said, “To receive the Forbes Travel Guide award two consecutive years exemplifies the consistently high level of service and hospitality that The Wort Hotel provides. The dedicated and loyal staff, who truly cares about our guests, are the key to this continued success.” Owner Bill Baxter added, “Our family recently celebrated 10 years of ownership and every year just outshines the previous. We could not be more proud of these accomplishments and the amazing staff who makes it all possible.” The Baxters purchased the hotel in 2003 are only the fourth owners since 1941.

The historic Wort Hotel is a Jackson Hole landmark combining the charm of an authentic Western inn with the luxury and services of a grand hotel. The Wort tradition includes the famous Silver Dollar Bar & Grill, a noted gathering spot for locals and visitors since the mid-1950s. The Wort takes great pride in its commitment to the guest experience, historic preservation and the local community.


Forbes Travel Guide, formerly Mobil Travel Guide, is the originator of the prestigious Five Star Rating system, and has provided the travel industry’s most comprehensive ratings and reviews of hotels, restaurants and spas since 1958. Forbes Travel Guide has a team of expert inspectors who anonymously evaluate properties against up to 800 rigorous and objective standards, providing consumers the insight to make better-informed travel and leisure decisions. Forbes Travel Guide is the gold standard for luxury hospitality ratings worldwide. For more information about Forbes Travel Guide, visit www.forbestravelguide.com.

The Wort Hotel RecievesTwo Prestigious Awards
Posted January 1, 2014
The Wort Hotel has received two very prestigious awards in the last few months; "Best Small Historic Hotel in America" from the Historic Hotels of America National Program and the 2014 Forbes Travel Guide Four Star Award.

Forbes Travel Guide recently announced its Global Star Ratings of the world's finest hotels, restaurants and spas. Only properties that meet their hospitality standards - the most stringent in the industry - achieve a Five Star, Four Star or recommended rating. Professional inspectors anonymously visit each property, evaluating more than 500 criteria to determine a Star Rating that takes the guess work out of travel planning and establishes a global benchmark for luxury travel.

Historic Hotels of America was founded in 1989 as a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and identifies quality hotels that have faithfully maintained their historic integrity, architecture and ambiance. Each year, awards are given to honor, encourage, and recognize the most exemplary historic hotels, hoteliers, and leadership practices. The Historic Hotels of America Hotel of the Year Award is the highest honor awarded. The Best Historic Hotel awards are given to historic hotels demonstrating the highest contribution to furthering the celebration of history and demonstrating leadership and innovation in one of four categories ranging from under 75 to 400 guest rooms.
Wort Hotel receives Top National Award
Posted August 6, 2009
Jackson, WY - AAA announced this week The Wort Hotel has been included in the Top 10 List for Historic Hotels throughout the US. The Top 10 designation is determined by AAA inspectors throughout the country who conduct over 31,000 inspections annually. There are over 1300 properties nationwide classified as historic by AAA.

General Manager, Jim Waldrop stated, "We are honored and humbled to receive such a prestigious award from this most discerning group; our staff and our ownership are to be commended for their commitment to the guest experience and the legacy of the hotel".

Other notable inclusions are The Brown Palace in Denver, CO, The Hermitage in Nashville, TN and The Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, MI. Hotel owner Bill Baxter added, "To be included with such iconic historic hotels throughout the country is a great honor, we have worked hard and long for this level of achievement, we are very proud."

The Wort Hotel received the coveted AAA Four Diamond Award in November 2008 and takes great pride in its commitment to the guest experience, historic preservation and the community.
The Wort Hotel in Jackson Hole, Wyoming Named by AAA as a Top 10 Historic Hotel in United States
Posted June 29, 2009
Jun. 26, 2009--ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Wort Hotel in Jackson, Wyo., which is owned by Knoxville businessman Bill Baxter and his family, has been named by U.S. auto club AAA as one the 10 most historic hotels in the country.

The Baxters, who own and operate Knoxville-based Holston Gases, acquired The Wort in 2004. The landmark hotel officially opened in 1941, with original construction costs estimated at $90,000. The famous Silver Dollar Bar was added to the hotel in 1950.

Other hotels named to AAA's Top 10 list are the Boston Omni Parker House Hotel; Brown Palace Hotel and Spa in Denver; Casa Marina Resort of the Waldorf Astoria Collection in Key West, Fla.; Marriott's Dearborn Inn in Dearborn, Mich.; the Grand Hotel in Mackinac Island, Mich.; The Hermitage Hotel in Nashville; The Settlers Inn at Bingham Park in Hawley, Pa.; Sir Francis Drake Hotel in San Francisco; and the West Baden Springs Hotel in West Baden Springs, Ind.

The Baxters recently completed a full restoration and remodeling of the hotel's 59 rooms and five suites, upper and lower lobbies, meeting rooms, fitness facility, the restaurant and the Silver Dollar Bar.

AAA awarded The Wort its coveted four diamond rating in November and Expedia last year named The Wort one of its Top 10 Hotels in America based on travelers' surveys.

"We are honored and humbled to receive such a prestigious award from this most discerning group. Our staff and entire team at The Wort are to be commended for their commitment to the guest experience and the legacy of the hotel," Baxter said. "To be included with such iconic historic hotels throughout the country is a great honor. We have worked long and hard for this level of achievement, and we are very proud."
Wort Hotel Awarded as Top 1% of Hotels Worldwide by Expedia
Posted May 23, 2008
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Wort Hotel

CONTACT: Jim Waldrop
TEL: 307-732-3920
E-MAIL: jwaldrop@worthotel.com
WEB: www.worthotel.com


JACKSON, Wyoming--Expedia recently announced its Insider Select list recognizing the Top 1% of the worlds premiere hotels. The Wort Hotel ranked 30th worldwide and 14th in the United States on this exclusive list.

The award criteria relies heavily on the opinions of travelers relative to consistent delivery of distinguished service, overall experience, and excellent value.

See http://press.expediainc.com/index.php?s=press_releases&item=216 for details, including links to the full list of winners.

Wort General Manager Jim Waldrop adds We are so proud to received this distinguished award based on in large part on consumer review, our staff works hard each day to ensure a remarkable guest experience, this award is for them.

The historic Wort Hotel is a Jackson Hole landmark combining the charm of an authentic Western inn with the luxury and services of a grand hotel. The Wort tradition includes the famous Silver Dollar Bar & Grill, a noted gathering spot for locals and visitors since the early days. The Wort takes great pride in its commitment to the guest experience, historic preservation and the local community.

For more information about the Wort Hotel, contact Jim Waldop at 307-732-3920 or visit the website at www.worthotel.com .


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