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Seeing Stars in Ogden

Opened in January, the Compass Rose Lodge, Ogden’s newest hotel, has an amenity you never see listed in travel guides. Forget Magic Fingers, in-room WiFi and fancy spas. This small (15-room) boutique is one of two hotels in the country built around a high-tech telescope—part of Huntsville Astronomic and Lunar Observatory. Guests can explore Ogden Valley’s nearby International Dark-Sky Park in great detail, see the rings of Saturn or Jupiter’s Galilean Moons and other spectacular deep-sky objects including galaxies, nebulae and globular clusters invisible to the naked eye. Visitors can even take a snapshot of the galaxy home with them.

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Nubiz Article

In the coming months, a new inn will offer visitors a place to get away from it all and enjoy a taste of Huntsville’s small town charm. Dubbed The Compass Rose Lodge, the new boutique hotel is expected to be up and running next summer, according to owner Jeff Hyde. Hyde and his wife Bonnie also own Huntsville Square, which sits kitty corner to the Compass Rose property.

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