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Preferred Hotels & Resorts Represents 58 Hotels and Two Brand Partners Named To Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2021

September 9, 2021

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – September 9, 2021:Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, is pleased to celebrate 58 member hotels within its global portfolio that have been recognized in this year’s Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards, including 10 properties that were named to the “Top 100 Hotels in the World” list. In addition to accolades for individual properties, the brand is also thrilled to honor two of its longtime partners that were ranked among the “Top 25 Hotel Brands in the World,” with the Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts receiving the coveted #1 spot for the second consecutive year and Montage Hotels & Resorts being ranked #16 on the prominent list. 

The full list of Preferred Hotels & Resorts’ brand partners and properties named to the 2021 awards include the following: 

TOP 25 HOTEL BRANDS IN THE WORLD  

  • The Leela Palaces, Hotels, and Resorts (#1)   

  • Montage Hotels & Resorts (#16) 

TOP 100 HOTELS IN THE WORLD  

  • The Opposite House – Beijing, China (#3) 

  • The Temple House – Chengdu, China (#9) 

  • The Lake House on Canandaigua – Canandaigua, New York (#30)  

  • The Leela Palace Udaipur – Udaipur, India (#32) 

  • The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch – Saratoga, Wyoming (#57 - Tie)  

  • The Fullerton Hotel Singapore – Fullerton Square, Singapore  (#77) 

  • The Stafford London – London, England  (#91) 

  • Cap Maison Resort & Spa – Gros Islet, St. Lucia (#93 - Tie) 

  • Montage Los Cabos – Cabo San Lucas, México (#98) 

  • Finca Cortesin Hotel Golf & Spa – Malaga, Spain (#100) 

THE WORLD’S BEST HOTELS – AMERICAS AND CARIBBEAN  

  • Baccarat Hotel – New York City, New York (#5 Top Hotel in New York City) 

  • Brenton Hotel – Newport, Rhode Island (#6 Top Resort Hotel in New England) 

  • Cala de Mar Resort & Spa Ixtapa – Ixtapa, México (#10 Top Resort Hotel in México) 

  • Cap Maison Resort & Spa – St. Lucia (#4 Top Resort Hotel in the Caribbean – Tie; #90 Best Hotel in the World – Tie) 

  • Coeur d’Alene Resort – Coeur d'Alene, Idaho (#12 Top Resort Hotel in the West) 

  • Condado Vanderbilt Hotel – San Juan, Puerto Rico (#3 Top Resort Hotel in Puerto Rico)  

  • Edgewood Tahoe Resort – Stateline, Nevada (#9 Top Resort Hotel in the Continental U.S.; #2 Top Resort Hotel in the West)  

  • Encore Las Vegas – Las Vegas, Nevada (#5 Top City Hotel in Las Vegas) 

  • Farmhouse Inn – Forestville, California (#13 Top Resort Hotel in California)   

  • Garza Blanca Resort & Spa Los Cabos – Cabo San Lucas, México (#12 Top Resort Hotel in México) 

  • Grand Velas Los Cabos – Cabo San Lucas, México  (#17 Top Resort Hotel in México) 

  • Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit – Nuevo Vallarta, México (#8 Top Resort Hotel in México)  

  • Half Moon – Montego Bay, Jamaica (#17 Top Resort Hotel in the Caribbean) 

  • Hotel Bennett, Charleston – Charleston, South Carolina (#2 Top City Hotel in Charleston)  

  • Hotel Casa Del Mar – Santa Monica, California (#10 Top City Hotel in Greater Los Angeles) 

  • Hotel Emma – San Antonio, Texas (#7 Top City Hotel in the Continental U.S.)  

  • Inn by the Sea – Cape Elizabeth, Maine (#7 Top Resort Hotel in New England) 

  • Inns of Aurora – Aurora, New York (#5 Top Resort Hotel in New York)  

  • Las Brisas Ixtapa – Ixtapa, México (#11 Top Resort Hotel in México) 

  • Montage Deer Valley – Park City, Utah (#5 Top Resort Hotel in Utah) 

  • Montage Kapalua Bay – Maui, Hawaii (#3 Top Resort Hotel in Hawaii)   

  • Montage Palmetto Bluff – Bluffton, South Carolina (#2 Top Resort Hotel in the South) 

  • Montage Los Cabos – Cabo San Lucas, México (#7 Top Resort Hotel in México; #98 Best Hotel in the World) 

  • Mountain Shadows Resort Scottsdale – Paradise Valley, Arizona (#2 Top Resort Hotel in Arizona)  

  • Nemacolin – Farmington, Pennsylvania (#4 Top Resort Hotel in the Mid-Atlantic) 

  • Oceans Edge Resort & Marina – Key West, Florida (#6 Top Resort Hotel in Florida) 

  • Post Ranch Inn – Big Sur, California (#10 Top Resort Hotel in the Continental U.S.; #3 Top Resort Hotel in California) 

  • Salamander Resort & Spa – Middleburg, Virginia (#10 Top Resort Hotel in the South)  

  • Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa – Scottsdale, Arizona (#3 Top Resort Hotel in the West) 

  • Shutters on the Beach – Santa Monica, California (#11 Top City Hotel in Greater Los Angeles) 

  • The Alfond Inn – Winter Park, Florida (#2 Top Resort Hotel in Florida)  

  • The Henderson, a Salamander Beach & Spa Resort – Destin, Florida (#13 Top Resort Hotel in Florida) 

  • The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa – Houston, Texas (#4 Top Resort Hotel in Texas)  

  • The Inn & Club Harbour Town – Hilton Head Island, South Carolina (#5 Top Resort Hotel in the South)   

  • The Inn at Perry Cabin – St. Michaels, Maryland (#3 Top Resort Hotel in the Mid-Atlantic)  

  • The Inn at Spanish Bay – Pebble Beach, California (#11 Top Resort Hotel in California) 

  • The Jefferson, Washington D.C. – Washington D.C. (#2 Top City Hotel in Washington D.C.) 

  • The Kahala Hotel and Resort – Honolulu, Hawaii (#20 Top Resort Hotel in Hawaii) 

  • The Lake House on Canandaigua – Canandaigua, New York (#1 Top Resort Hotel in New York; #2 Top Resort Hotel in the Continental U.S.; #30 Best Hotel in the World)  

  • The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch – Saratoga, Wyoming (#6 Top Resort Hotel in the Continental U.S.; #1 Top Resort Hotel in the West; #57 Top Hotel in the World - Tie) 

  • The Mark – New York City, New York (#8 Top Hotel in New York City) 

  • The Palms Hotel & Spa – Miami Beach, Florida (#15 Top Greater Miami Beach Resort Hotel) 

  • The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort – Kiawah Island, South Carolina (#1 Top Resort Hotel in the South)   

  • The Sebastian – Vail – Vail, Colorado (#6 Top Resort Hotel in Colorado)  

  • Wequassett Resort and Golf Club – Harwich, Massachusetts (#9 Top Resort Hotel in New England) 

  • Windsor Court Hotel – New Orleans, Louisiana (#8 Top City Hotel in the Continental U.S.)  

  • Wynn Las Vegas – Las Vegas, Nevada (#1 Top City Hotel in Las Vegas)   

THE WORLD’S BEST HOTELS – EUROPE/MIDDLE EAST/AFRICA  

  • Finca Cortesín Hotel, Golf & Spa – Málaga, Spain (#2 Top Resort Hotel in Spain and Portugal; #15 Top Resort Hotel in Europe; #100 Best Hotel in the World) 

  • The Stafford London – London, England (#4 Top City Hotel in London; #13 Top City Hotel in Europe)   

  • Grand Hotel Tremezzo – Lake Como, Italy (#7 Top Resort Hotel in Italy) 

  • The Beaumont Hotel – London, England (#10 Top City Hotel in London) 

  • The Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa – St. Andrews, Scotland (#8 Top Resort Hotel in the U.K. and Ireland) 

  • Andronis Arcadia – Santorini, Greece (#6 Top Hotel in Greece)  

THE WORLD’S BEST HOTELS – ASIA/PACIFIC  

  • The Opposite House – Beijing, China (#1 Top City Hotel in Asia; #1 Top City Hotel in China; #3 Best Hotel in the World)  

  • The Temple House – Chengdu, China (#3 Top City Hotel in Asia; #2 Top City Hotel in China; #9 Best Hotel in the World)  

  • The Leela Palace Udaipur – Rajasthan, India (#4 Top Resort Hotel in India; #8 Top Resort Hotel in Asia; #32 Best Hotel in the World)  

  • The Fullerton Hotel Singapore – Fullerton Square, Singapore (#1 Top City Hotel in Singapore; #13 Top City Hotel in Asia; #77 Best Hotel in the World)  

  • The Upper House – Admiralty, Honk Kong (#4 Top City Hotel in China) 

Selected by the publication’s global audience of more than 38 million discerning travelers, Travel + Leisure’s annual awards honor the greatest and most sought-after travel experiences in the world, as determined by readers’ ratings of the quality of rooms, service, food/dining, location, and overall value. This year, the properties that made the cut found innovative ways to deliver exceptional hospitality to their guests by not only adapting to necessary health and wellbeing measures, but also creating new ways for guests to safely connect and create memorable travel experiences.  

To explore or book stays at any of the Travel + Leisure World’s Best 2021 winners represented by Preferred Hotels & Resorts, visit PreferredHotels.com.     

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About Preferred Hotels & Resorts       
Preferred Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest independent hotel brand, representing more than 700 distinctive hotels, resorts, residences, and unique hotel groups across 80 countries. Through its five global collections, Preferred Hotels & Resorts connects discerning travelers to the singular luxury hospitality experience that meets their life and style preferences for each occasion. Every property within the portfolio maintains the high-quality standards and unparalleled service levels required by the Preferred Hotels & Resorts Integrated Quality Assurance Program. The I Prefer™ hotel rewards program, Preferred Residences℠, Preferred Pride℠, and Preferred Golf™ offer valuable benefits for travelers seeking a unique experience. For more information, visit PreferredHotels.com.    

Media Contact:      
Hannah Nelson Smith   
Senior Manager, Public Relations - Americas    
+1 929 841 5240  
hnelson@preferredhotels.com   

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