I recently stayed at the Radisson Hotel in downtown Salt Lake City while attending the American Farm Bureau Annual Convention. This experience was truly rewarding.  

Upon entering the lobby of the Radisson, I was immediately greeted by its warm, welcoming staff. The hotel combined contemporary design with a local charm, making me feel cozy. The front desk staff were efficient and incredibly personable, setting a friendly tone for my stay. 

The room itself was full of comfort and cleanliness. With its plush pillows and soft duvet, the bed promised restful nights, and it delivered. Waking up to the views of downtown Salt Lake City and the mountains was invigorating, making each morning of my stay special. 

For someone like me, staying connected is crucial, and the Radisson's high-speed Wi-Fi was up to the task. Though my focus was on the convention, the reliable internet was a lifeline to my other commitments. The fitness center was impressive and well-equipped. It provided me with an excellent place for a quick workout.  

The real highlight of my stay, though, was the exceptional service. Each staff member, from the housekeeping team to the concierge, showed a level of hospitality beyond mere professionalism. They were genuinely invested in making my stay enjoyable and comfortable. Their local dining and sightseeing recommendations enriched my experience in Salt Lake City, adding more discovery to my trip. 

However, it wasn't all smooth sailing. The only downside of my stay was the busy disturbance caused by ongoing renovations. While I understand the necessity of keeping the hotel up-to-date and appealing, the noise and bustle were sometimes distracting. It occasionally interrupted the peace I sought in my room during the day. Despite this, the staff minimized the inconvenience, showcasing their commitment to guest satisfaction. Their proactive approach in handling the situation did mitigate some of the impacts, but it's something to bear in mind if seeking absolute tranquility during a stay. 

A bonus for those attending events like the American Farm Bureau Annual Convention is the partnership with select Choice Hotels. Members of the Farm Bureau can enjoy exclusive discounts at various Choice Hotels brands. This is a fantastic perk, especially for those who travel frequently for conventions and meetings. 

Choice Hotels encompasses various brands catering to different needs and preferences. For instance, the Comfort Inn and Comfort Suites offer cozy accommodations and warm hospitality. For a more upscale experience, the Ascend Hotel Collection features unique boutique hotels with local flair. Then there's the Quality Inn, which provides great value for travelers looking for reliable and affordable lodging. Each of these brands maintains the high standards of service and comfort that we all appreciate while traveling. 

These options and the added benefit of discounts make planning travel for conventions like the American Farm Bureau Annual Convention easier and more enjoyable. It’s a thoughtful gesture that recognizes the importance of comfort and convenience for those in the farming community who spend a lot of time on the road. 

My stay at the Radisson Hotel during the American Farm Bureau Annual Convention was a delightful blend of professional convenience and personal comfort. The Radisson offers a perfect mix of luxury, location, and warm hospitality for anyone attending a conference or exploring Salt Lake City. It's a choice you're unlikely to regret! 

Visit azfb.org and select "membership" to see all the amazing benefits you have as a member of the Arizona Farm Bureau. Our Membership section is categorized by benefit type, providing a quick and easy way to browse the options and see what is available. Take advantage of all the fantastic benefits waiting for you as an Arizona Farm Bureau member!