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Preferred Hotels & Resorts Celebrates More than 90 Members Honored in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards

October 7, 2020

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA – October 7, 2020: Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, is proud to celebrate more than 90 member hotels within its global portfolio that have been recognized in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards, the longest-running recognition of excellence in the travel industry.  

Spanning the globe, six Preferred member hotels were named to the “Top Hotels in the World” list, with 29 member properties recognized within the “top 5” rankings in their respective categories. Hotels represented at the top of their class include Aranwa Cusco Boutique Hotel (#3 Best Hotel in The World; #2 Top Hotel in South America), XV Beacon (#13 Best Hotel in the World; #1 Top Hotel in Boston; #3 Top Hotel in the United States), The ART, a Hotel (#22 Best Hotel in the World; #1 Top Hotel in the USA/Southwest & West; #9 Top Hotel in the United States), Hôtel 71 (#49 Best Hotel in the World; #1 Top Hotels in Canada), Grand Hotel Tremezzo (#42 Top Hotel in the World; #6 Top Hotel in Europe; #1 Top Hotel in Italy), and Hotel Skt. Petri (#10 Top Hotel in Europe; #1 Top Hotel in Northern Europe).  

“Now more than ever, these awards offer the perfect opportunity to celebrate the beauty of the independent hotel experience and the rich impact travel has on individuals and our global society, while also daydreaming about our next travel experience,” said CEO Lindsey Ueberroth. “It’s an incredible honor to stand alongside our esteemed member properties and their leadership teams as they are recognized for their ability to provide the best of the best in independent hospitality.”  

The full list of Preferred Hotels & Resorts’ properties named to the outlet’s awards list can be found below: 

The Americas & Caribbean 

  • Aranwa Cusco Boutique Hotel – The Best Hotels in the World (#3) + Top 20 Hotels in South America (#2) 
  • XV Beacon – The Best Hotels in the World (#13) + Top 10 Hotels in USA/Boston (#1) + Top Hotels in the United States (#3) 
  • The ART, a hotel – The Best Hotels in the World (#22) + Top 20 Hotels in USA/Southwest & West (#1) + Top Hotels in the United States (#9) 
  • AKA Beverly Hills – The Best Hotels in the World (#33) + Top 20 Hotels in USA/Los Angeles (#2)  
  • Hôtel 71 – The Best Hotels in the World (#49) + Top 10 Hotels in Canada (#1)  
  • The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch – Top Resorts in the United States (#10) + Top 40 Resorts in USA/Midwest & West (#3) 
  • Halepuna Waikiki by Halekulani – Top 5 Hotels in USA/Hawaii (#1) 
  • The Coeur d'Alene Resort – Top 40 Resorts in USA/Midwest & West (#10) 
  • Edgewood Tahoe Resort – Top 40 Resorts in USA/Midwest & West (#12) 
  • The Broadmoor – Top 40 Resorts in USA/Midwest & West (#38) 
  • St. Julien Hotel & Spa – Top 20 Hotels in USA/Southwest & West (#10) 
  • Hotel Valley Ho – Top 20 Hotels in USA/Southwest & West (#12) 
  • Ojai Valley Inn – Top 20 USA Destination Spa Resorts (#13) 
  • Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa – Top 20 USA Destination Spa Resorts (#14) 
  • Salamander Resort & Spa – Top 20 USA Destination Spa Resorts (#17) 
  • The Hollywood Roosevelt – Top 20 Hotels in USA/Los Angeles (#20) 
  • Farmhouse Inn – Top 20 Hotels in USA/CA/Northern (#5) 
  • Cavallo Point – Top 20 Hotels in USA/CA/Northern (#12) 
  • Post Ranch Inn – Top 20 Hotels in USA/CA/Northern (#17) 
  • Carneros Resort and Spa – Top 10 Resorts in USA/CA/Northern (#4) 
  • The Lodge at Pebble Beach – Top 10 Resorts in USA/CA/Northern (#9) 
  • Rancho Bernardo Inn – Top 15 Resorts in USA/CA/Southern (#7) 
  • Surf & Sand Resort – Top 15 Resorts in USA/CA/Southern (#11) 
  • Montage Laguna Beach – Top 15 Resorts in USA/CA/Southern (#13) 
  • Pendry San Diego – Top 20 Hotels in USA/CA/South (#16) 
  • Riggs Washington D.C. – Top 10 Hotels in USA/Washington, DC (#3) 
  • The Watergate Hotel – Top 10 Hotels in USA/Washington, DC (#6) 
  • The Jefferson, Washington DC – Top 10 Hotels in USA/Washington, DC (#7) 
  • Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa – Top 30 Resorts in USA/Florida (#3) 
  • Reunion Resort & Golf Club – Top 30 Resorts in USA/Florida (#18) 
  • Hammock Beach Golf Resort & Spa – Top 30 Resorts in USA/Florida (#21) 
  • Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach – Top 20 Resorts in USA/Hawaii (#3) 
  • The Kahala Hotel and Resort – Top 5 Hotels in USA/Hawaii (#5) 
  • The Brown Hotel – Top 20 Hotels in USA/South (#8) 
  • The Jefferson Hotel – Top 20 Hotels in USA/South (#18) 
  • River Inn of Harbor Town – Top 20 Hotels in USA/South (#19) 
  • Bobby Hotel – Top 20 Hotels in USA/South (#20) 
  • Windsor Court Hotel – Top 10 Hotels in USA/New Orleans (#5) 
  • Hotel Monteleone – Top 10 Hotels in USA/New Orleans (#10) 
  • Inn by the Sea – Top 25 Resorts in USA/Northeast (#3) 
  • Wequassett Resort and Golf Club – Top 25 Resorts in USA/Northeast (#8) 
  • Woodstock Inn & Resort – Top 25 Resorts in USA/Northeast (#14) 
  • The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island – Top 20 Resorts in USA/South (#3) 
  • The Inn & Club at Harbour Town – Top 20 Resorts in USA/South (#9) 
  • Inn at Perry Cabin – Top 20 Resorts in USA/South (#12) 
  • Montage Palmetto Bluff – Top 20 Resorts in USA/South (#13) 
  • Wynn Las Vegas & Encore – Top 10 Hotels in USA/Las Vegas (#4) 
  • Baccarat Hotel New York – Top 25 Hotels in USA/NYC (#23) 
  • The Dewberry – Top 10 Hotels in USA/Charleston (#4) 
  • Hotel Bennett, Charleston – Top 10 Hotels in USA/Charleston (#8) 
  • Hotel Emma – Top 20 Hotels in USA/Texas (#7) 
  • The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston – Top 20 Hotels in USA/Texas (#10) 
  • The Pfister Hotel – Top 20 Hotels in USA/Midwest (#8) 
  • The Summit Hotel – Top 20 Hotels in USA/Midwest (#11) 
  • The Edgewater – Top 20 Hotels in USA/Midwest (#20) 
  • Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit – Top 20 Resorts in Mexico (West) (#8) 
  • Garza Blanca Preserve Resort & Spa – Top 20 Resorts Mexico (West) (#12) 
  • Montage Los Cabos – Top 20 Resorts in Mexico (West) (#14) 
  • Grand Solmar Land's End Resort & Spa – Top 20 Resorts in Mexico (West) (#15) 
  • Palmaïa – The House of AïA – Top 20 Resorts in Mexico (East) (#16) 
  • NIZUC Resort & Spa – Top 20 Resorts in Mexico (East) (#17) 
  • Half Moon – Top 40 Resorts in the Caribbean (#6) 
  • Hôtel Christopher – Top 40 Resorts in the Caribbean (#27) 
  • Condado Vanderbilt Hotel – Top 10 Hotels in The Caribbean & Central America (#3) 
  • Porta Hotel Antigua – Top 10 Hotels in The Caribbean & Central America (#4) 
  • Rancho Santana – Top 15 Resorts in Central America (#5) 
  • West Bay Club – Top 15 Resorts in the Atlantic Islands (#8) 
  • Aranwa Sacred Valley Hotel & Wellness – Top 20 Hotels in South America (#9) 

Europe/Middle East/Africa 

  • Grand Hotel Tremezzo – The Best Hotels in the World (#42) + Top Hotels in Europe (#6) + Top 20 Hotels in Europe/Italy (#1)  
  • Hotel Skt. Petri – Top Hotels in Europe (#10) + Top 25 Hotels in Europe/Northern (#1) 
  • Dromoland Castle Hotel – Top 30 Resorts in Europe (#10) 
  • Annabelle – Top 30 Resorts in Europe (#22) 
  • At Six – Top 25 Hotels in Europe/Northern (#9) 
  • Hotel Diplomat – Top 25 Hotels in Europe/Northern (#16) 
  • Pulitzer Amsterdam – Top 25 Hotels in Europe/Northern (#22) 
  • Kilkea Castle – Top 10 Hotels in Europe/Ireland (#5) 
  • Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa – Top 20 Hotels in Europe/Spain & Portugal (#16) 
  • Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa Lausanne – Top 15 Hotels in Europe/Central (#7) 
  • The Beaumont Hotel – Top 40 Hotels in Europe/UK/London (#6) 
  • Sea Containers London – Top 40 Hotels in Europe/UK/London (#13) 
  • The Stafford London – Top 40 Hotels in Europe/UK/London (#26) 
  • The Last Word Long Beach – Top 30 Hotels in Africa (#7) 

Asia & Pacific 

  • The Fullerton Hotel Sydney – Top 10 Hotels in Australia/Pacific (#4) 
  • The Temple House – Top 20 Hotels in Asia/China (#3) 
  • The Opposite House – Top 20 Hotels in Asia/China (#4) 
  • The Middle House – Top 20 Hotels in Asia/China (#17) 
  • The Upper House – Top 10 Hotels in Asia/China/Hong Kong (#5) 
  • EAST Hong Kong – Top 10 Hotels in Asia/China/Hong Kong (#8) 
  • The Leela Palace New Delhi – Top 15 Hotels in Asia/India (#6) 
  • The Fullerton Hotel – Top Hotels in Asia/Singapore (#3) 
  • The Fullerton Bay Hotel – Top Hotels in Asia/Singapore (#6)  
  • Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu – Top 30 Resorts in the Indian Ocean (#20) 
  • Coco Bodu Hithi – Top 30 Resorts in the Indian Ocean (#27) 

Carefully selected by the publication’s global readers, the awards honor the most elite and sought-after travel experiences in the world, with categories ranging from hotels and resorts, to cities, destination spas, and beyond. This year, more than 715,000 discerning travelers across the globe cast their votes for the best-of-the-best in travel, and the results carry an ever greater weight because they showcase a resilient and steadfast belief in travel at a time when people aren't able to travel the way they want to.  

The 2020 winners are prominently featured on Condé Nast Traveler’s website and celebrated in the November 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/CNTReadersChoice.  

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About Preferred Hotels & Resorts    

Preferred Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest independent hotel brand, representing more than 750 distinctive hotels, resorts, residences, and unique hotel groups across 85 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.     

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