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Preferred Hotels & Resorts Celebrates More Than 100 Members Honored In Conde Nast Traveler's 2021 Reader's Choice Awards

October 8, 2021

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – October 8, 2021:Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, is proud to celebrate more than 100 member hotels from across its global portfolio that have been recognized in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards. Following on the heels of Travel + Leisure’s 2021 World’s Best Awards, the continued presence of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts member portfolio in these prestigious annual travel awards demonstrates the strong value the global travel community places on inspiring, insightful, and personalized hospitality experiences – something independent hotels and resorts innately provide. 

“These acknowledgments are a testament to our hotel partners’ unwavering dedication to offering travelers the highest level of service, quality, and experiences – even when faced with extreme adversity as so many have over the past 18 months,” said Lindsey Ueberroth, CEO of Preferred Hotels & Resorts. “It is a sincere honor to celebrate these hotels today - and every day - as they continue to give us endless reasons to always Believe in Travel.” 

Selected by Conde Nast Traveler’s discerning global readership, more than 800,000 travelers cast their votes for the most elite and sought-after travel experiences in the world as part of these annual awards,  with categories ranging from hotels and resorts, to cities, destination spas, and beyond. The full list of Preferred properties named to the Condé Nast Traveler’s 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards are as follows:  

The Americas & Caribbean 

  • Half Moon – Top 40 Resorts in Caribbean Islands (#17) 

  • Condado Vanderbilt Hotel – Top 10 Hotels in Caribbean (#7) 

  • Hotel Unique – Top 20 Hotels in South America (#10) 

  • Porta Hotel Antigua – Top 10 Hotels in Central America (#2) 

  • Hôtel 71 – Top 12 Hotels in Canada (#3) 

  • Hôtel Gault – Top 12 Hotels in Canada (#4) 

  • Montage Los Cabos – Top 20 Resorts in Mexico – Western (#5) 

  • Live Aqua Beach Resort Cancun – Top 20 Resorts in Mexico/Eastern (#1) 

  • Nizuc Resort & Spa – Top 20 Resorts in Mexico/Eastern (#8) 

  • Hotel Xcaret Mexico – Top 20 Resorts in Mexico/Eastern (#11) 

  • West Baden Springs Hotel – Top 25 Destination Spa Resorts in USA (#12) 

  • Ojai Valley Inn – Top 25 Destination Spa Resorts in USA (#13) 

  • Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa – Top 25 Destination Spa Resorts in USA (#18) 

  • Salamander Resort & Spa – Top 25 Destination Spa Resorts in USA (#19)  

  • Cavallo Point – Top 20 Hotels in USA/California/Northern (#4) 

  • Post Ranch Inn – Top 20 Hotels in USA/California/Northern (#17) 

  • Farmhouse Inn – Top 20 Hotels in USA/California/Northern (#18) 

  • Montage Healdsburg – Top 20 Hotels in USA/California/Northern (#20) 

  • Montage Laguna Beach – Top 15 Resorts in USA/California/Southern (#5) 

  • The Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort – Top 15 Resorts in USA/California/Southern (#8)  

  • Surf & Sand Resort – Top 15 Resorts in USA/California/Southern (#9) 

  • The Lodge at Pebble Beach – Top 10 Resorts in USA/California/Northern (#2) 

  • Carneros Resort and Spa – Top 10 Resorts in USA/California/Northern (#9) 

  • Pendry San Diego – Top 20 Hotels in USA/California/Southern (#12) 

  • Hotel Casa del Mar – Top 20 Hotels in USA/California/Los Angeles (#18) 

  • Shutters on the Beach – Top 20 Hotels in USA/California/Los Angeles (#20) 

  • The Broadmoor – Top 10 Resorts in USA/Colorado (#5) 

  • The Sebastian – Vail – Top 10 Hotels in USA/Colorado (#7)  

  • Hotel du Pont – Top 10 Hotels in USA/The Mid-Atlantic (#5) 

  • Sagamore Pendry Baltimore – Top 10 Hotels in USA/The Mid-Atlantic (#10) 

  • The Watergate Hotel – Top 10 Hotels in USA/Washington D.C. (#1) 

  • The Jefferson – Top 10 Hotels in USA/Washington D.C. (#3) 

  • The Dupont Circle Hotel – Top 10 Hotels USA/Washington D.C. (#5) 

  • Hawks Cat Resort – Top 10 Resorts in USA/Florida/Keys (#7) 

  • Oceans Edge Resort & Marina – Top 10 Resorts in USA/Florida/Keys (#14) 

  • The Biltmore Hotel Miami – Coral Gables – Top 20 Hotels in USA/Florida/Miami (#12) 

  • The Palms Hotel & Spa – Top 20 Hotels in USA/Florida/Miami (#15)  

  • Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa – Top 20 Resorts in USA/Florida (#6) 

  • The Alfond Inn – Top 15 Hotels in USA/Florida (#8) 

  • Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach – Top 25 Resorts in USA/Hawaii (#8) 

  • Montage Kapalua Bay – Top 25 Resorts in USA/Hawaii (#10) 

  • Halepuna Waikiki by Halekulani – Top 10 Hotels in USA/Hawaii (#1) 

  • The Kahala Hotel & Resort – Top 10 Hotels in USA/Hawaii (#4) 

  • Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch – Top 20 Resorts in USA/The Pacific Northwest (#1) 

  • The Coeur d’Alene Resort – Top 20 Resorts in USA/The Pacific Northwest (#15) 

  • Montage Deer Valley – Top 20 Resorts in USA/The Pacific Northwest (#20) 

  • Nemacolin – Top 10 Resorts in USA/The Mid-Atlantic & Midwest (#2) 

  • French Lick Springs Hotel – Top 10 Resorts in USA/The Mid-Atlantic & Midwest (#3) 

  • Inn at Perry Cabin – Top 10 Resorts in USA/The Mid-Atlantic & Midwest (#4) 

  • The Brown Hotel – Top 25 Hotels in USA/The South (#1) 

  • The Jefferson Hotel – Top 25 Hotels in USA/The South (#10) 

  • River Inn of Harbor Town – Top 25 Hotels in USA/The South (#18) 

  • The Peabody Memphis – Top 25 Hotels in USA/The South (#23) 

  • Windsor Court Hotel – Top 10 Hotels in USA/The South/New Orleans (#10)  

  • XV Beacon – Top 10 Hotels in USA/The Northeast/Boston (#3) 

  • Inn by the Sea – Top 30 Resorts in USA/The Northeast (#3) 

  • Wequassett Resort and Golf Club – Top 30 Resorts in USA/The Northeast (#11) 

  • Chatham Bars Inn – Top 30 Resorts in USA/The Northeast (#26) 

  • Woodstock Inn & Resort – Top 30 Resorts in USA/The Northeast (#28) 

  • Wynn Las Vegas & Encore – Top Hotels in USA/Las Vegas (#9) 

  • The Mark – Top Hotels in USA/New York City (#4) 

  • Baccarat Hotel – Top Hotels in USA/New York City (#25) 

  • Montage Palmetto Bluff – Top 20 Resorts in USA/The South (#1) 

  • The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island – Top 20 Resorts in USA/The South (#6) 

  • The Inn & Club at Harbour Town – Top 20 Resorts in USA/The South (#19) 

  • Bobby Hotel – Top 10 Hotels in USA/The South/Nashville (#5)  

  • The Hermitage Hotel – Top 10 Hotels in USA/The South/Nashville (#6) 

  • The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston – Top 20 Hotels in USA/Texas (#9) 

  • The Houstonian Hotel Club & Spa – Top 20 Hotels in USA/Texas (#13) 

  • Hotel Emma - Top 20 Hotels in USA/Texas (#16) 

  • The Pfister Hotel – Top 20 Hotels in USA/Midwest (#13)  

  • The Wort Hotel – Top 15 Hotels in USA/ The Southwest & West (#8) 


Europe/Middle East/Africa  

  • Amerikalinjen – Top 20 Hotels in Europe/Northern (#3) 

  • Villa Copenhagen – Top 20 Hotels in Europe/Northern (#7) 

  • Hotel Diplomat – Top 20 Hotels in Europe/Northern (#10) 

  • The Thief – Top 20 Hotels in Europe/Northern (#16) 

  • Toscana Resort Castelfalfi – Top 30 Resorts in Europe (#24) 

  • Dromoland Castle Hotel & Country Estate – Top 30 Resorts in Europe (#30) 

  • Kilkea Castle – Top 10 Hotels in Europe/Northern/Ireland (#7) 

  • Grand Hotel Tremezzo – Top 10 Hotels in Europe/Italy (#15) 

  • Splendid Venice – Starhotels Collezione – Top 10 Hotels in Europe/Italy/Venice (#4) 

  • Pulitzer Amsterdam – Top 10 Hotels in Europe/Northern/Amsterdam (#4) 

  • Hôtel Barrière Le Gray d'Albion Cannes – Top 10 Hotels Europe/France & Monaco (#4) 

  • Can Bordoy Grand House & Garden – Top 20 Hotels in Europe/Spain & Portugal (#9) 

  • Finca Cortesin – Top 20 Hotels in Europe/Spain & Portugal (#20) 

  • The Beaumont – Top 40 Hotels in Europe/UK/London (#10) 

  • Sea Containers London – Top 40 Hotels in Europe/UK/London (#19) 

  • The Stafford London – Top 40 Hotels in Europe/UK/London (#39) 

  • The Last Word Long Beach – Top 30 Hotels in Africa/Southern (#23) 

  • The Last Word Franschhoek – Top 30 Hotels in Africa/Southern (#26) 

  • Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel – Top 20 Hotels in Middle East (#20) 


Asia & Pacific   

  • The Temple House – Top 10 Hotels in Asia/China (#8) 

  • The Middle House – Top 20 Hotels in Asia/China (#12) 

  • The Opposite House – Top 20 Hotels in Asia/China (#19) 

  • The Upper House – Top 20 Hotels in Asia/China/Hong Kong (#3) 

  • The Leela Palace New Delhi – Top 15 Hotels in Asia/India (#1) 

  • Discovery Suites Manila – Top 30 Hotels in Asia (#25) 

  • The Fullerton Hotel Sydney – Top 10 Hotels in Australia & New Zealand (#7) 

  • The Fullerton Hotel Singapore – Top 10 Hotels in Asia/Singapore (#4) 

  • The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore – Top 10 Hotels in Asia/Singapore (#6) 
     

The 2021 winners are prominently featured on Condé Nast Traveler’s website and celebrated in the October print issue on newsstands this month. For more information on these hotels or any of the properties represented within the Preferred Hotels & Resorts portfolio, please visit www.PreferredHotels.com/cnt2021.  
 

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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  
Preferred Hotels & Resorts  
hnelson@preferredhotels.com   

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