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Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards 2018

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The votes are in! Preferred Hotels & Resorts is proud to celebrate 112 hotels named among Condé Nast Traveler's 2018 Readers' Choice Awards. From a world-class resort in Spain to modern elegance and stunning stays in China and Peru, find inspiration for your next escape among these amazing destinations.

Book any of these award-winning hotels now through October 31, 2018, and earn triple I Prefer Points, for arrivals now through March 31, 2019.

Top Hotels in the World

No. 25: Finca Cortesín Hotel, Golf & Spa
Casares, Spain


No. 26: Sagamore Pendry Baltimore
Baltimore, Maryland, United States


No. 28: The Temple House
Chengdu, China


No. 29: XV Beacon
Boston, Massachusetts, United States


No. 35: Aranwa Cusco Boutique Hotel
Cusco, Peru

Top Resorts in the World

No. 27: The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch
Saratoga, Wyoming, United States


No. 48: The Lodge at Pebble Beach
Pebble Beach, California, United States


See All of 2018's Winners

Top Hotels in Bangkok
No. 5: The Siam

Top Hotels in China
No. 2: The Temple House
No. 6: The Upper House
No. 11: The Opposite House

Top Hotels in Singapore
No. 3: The Fullerton Hotel
No. 6: The Fulleton Bay Hotel

Top Hotels in India
No. 1: The Leela Palace New Delhi
No. 20: The Imperial

Top Resorts in Asia
No. 29: Katamama
No. 43: The Sanchaya

Top Hotels in the Middle East
No. 1: Palazzo Versace Dubai

Top Hotels in Canada
No. 3: Hotel 71

Top Hotels in South America
No. 5: Aranwa Cusco Boutique Hotel
No. 6: Hotel Unique

Top Hotels in the Caribbean & Central America
No. 3: Condado Vanderbilt Hotel

Top Resorts in the Caribbean Islands
No. 17: The Buccaneer
No. 25: Cap Maison
No. 34: Zemi Beach House Hotel & Spa
No. 50: Half Moon

Top Resorts in The Bahamas, Bermuda, and Turks and Caicos
No. 13: Cambridge Beaches Resort & Spa
No. 17: West Bay Club

Top Hotels in Europe
No. 5: Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa

Top Resorts in Europe
No. 19: Dromoland Castle Hotel

Top Hotels in Northern Europe
No. 11: At Six

Top Hotels in Italy
No. 11: Grand Hotel Tremezzo
No. 20: NH Collection Grand Hotel Convento di Amalfi

Top Hotels in Spain & Portugal
No. 2: Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa

Top Hotels in Amsterdam
No. 7: Pulitzer Amsterdam

Top Hotels in Florence
No. 7: Il Salviatino

Top Hotels in Rome
No. 1: The First Roma

Top Hotels in Venice
No. 8: Splendid Venice – Starhotels Collezione

Top Resorts in Eastern Mexico
No. 6: NIZUC Resort & Spa
No. 8: Live Aqua Cancun
No. 9: Banyan Tree Mayakoba
No. 11: Grand Velas Riveria Maya 

Top Resorts in Western Mexico
No. 14: Cala de Mar Resort & Spa Ixtapa
No. 16: Banyan Tree Cabo Marques
No. 17: Grand Solmar Land's End Resort & Spa

Top Hotels in the United States
No. 1: Sagamore Pendry Baltimore
No. 2: XV Beacon

Top Resorts in the United States
No. 3: Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch
No. 7: The Lodge at Pebble Beach

Top Hotels in the Midwest
No. 4: The Pfister Hotel
No. 19: Hotel Deco XV

Top Hotels in the Pacific Northwest
No. 7: The Heathman Hotel Kirkland

Top Hotels in the South
No. 1: River Inn of Harbor Town
No. 13: The Brown Hotel
No. 16: The Jefferson Hotel
No. 30: The Peabody Memphis

Top Resorts in the South
No. 5: The Inn & Club at Harbour Town
No. 9: Montage Palmetto Bluff
No. 18: The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island
No. 21: Salamander Resort & Spa
No. 30: Chateau Elan Winery & Resort

UNITED STATES (continued)
Top Hotels in the Southwest and West

No. 2: Hotel Valley Ho

Top Resorts in the Southwest
No. 3: Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa

Top Resorts in the West
No. 2: Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch
No. 5: The Coeur d’Alene Resort
No. 7: Montage Deer Valley
No. 15: Sundance Resort

Top Hotels in Boston
No.1: XV Beacon
No. 7: Boston Harbor Hotel
No. 9: The Charles Hotel, Harvard Square
No. 15: The Colonnade Hotel

Top Hotels in Charleston
No. 6: The Dewberry Charleston

Top Hotels in Colorado
No. 8: St. Julien Hotel & Spa
No. 13: The Sebastian – Vail
No. 14: The ART, a hotel

Top Resorts in Colorado
No. 15: The Broadmoor

Top Hotels in Florida
No. 2: The Alfond Inn
No. 7: The Pearl
No. 8: Edgewater Beach Hotel

Top Resorts in Florida
No. 8: Sandpearl Resort
No. 11: Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa
No. 16: Hammock Beach Resort
No. 19: The Resort at Longboat Key Club
No. 30: Zota Beach Resort

Top Resorts in the Florida Keys
No. 9: Hawks Cay Resort

Top Hotels in Hawaii
No. 4: The Kahala Hotel & Resort

Top Resorts in Hawaii
No. 8: 'Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach
No. 14: Travaasa Hana, Maui
No. 15: Montage Kapalua Bay

Top Hotels in Las Vegas
No. 3: Wynn Las Vegas & Encore

Top Hotels in Los Angeles
No. 10: The Hollywood Roosevelt
No. 14: AKA Beverly Hills
No. 24: Montage Beverly Hills

Top Hotels in Miami
No. 12: EAST Miami

Top Hotels in Nashville
No. 1: The Hermitage Hotel
No. 6: Bobby Hotel

Top Hotels in New Orleans
No. 2: NOPSI Hotel, New Orleans
No. 7: Windsor Court Hotel
No. 11: Hotel Monteleone

Top Hotels in New York City
No. 8: Baccarat Hotel

Top Resorts in New York State and The Mid-Atlantic
No. 8: The Sagamore
No. 9: Nemacolin Woodlands Resort

Top Hotels in Northern California
No. 13: Farmhouse Inn
No. 24: Post Ranch Inn
No. 27: Cavallo Point

Top Resorts in Northern California
No. 2: The Lodge at Pebble Beach
No. 8: Carneros Resort and Spa

Top Hotels in San Francisco
No. 10: Hotel Nikko San Francisco

Top Hotels in Southern California
No. 6: Hotel Californian
No. 11: Pendry San Diego
No. 16: Montage Laguna Beach
No. 20: La Valencia Hotel and Spa

Top Resorts in Southern California
No. 4: Rancho Bernardo Inn
No. 8: Ojai Valley Inn
No. 13: Surf & Sand Resort

Top Hotels in Texas
No. 2: The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa
No. 5: Hotel Emma

Top Resorts in Texas & The Midwest
No. 11: French Lick Springs Resort
No. 12: West Baden Springs Hotel

Top Hotels in Washington, D.C.
No. 5: The Jefferson, Washington, D.C.
No. 10: The Watergate Hotel


Triple points valid on stays at participating I Prefer hotels booked now through October 31, 2018, for arrivals now through March 31, 2019. Booking must contain a valid I Prefer Member number and be made through,, the I Prefer App, or Preferred Hotels & Resorts Global Reservations. Limited to points-eligible stays. No promotion code required and may be combined with other offers, except I Prefer Exclusive and Last Minute Escapes. Rates vary by hotel; subject to availability and blackout dates may apply. Triple points offer is subject to restrictions and change without notice.