Mill Valley, California (PRWEB) October 17, 2012
Five luxury resort properties in the Auberge Resorts collection of distinguished hotels have once again been recognized by Condé Nast Traveler’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards, one of the most respected honors in the travel industry. Auberge du Soleil, The Inn at Palmetto Bluff, Calistoga Ranch, Solage Calistoga, and Esperanza were ranked among the best hotels and resorts in the world, showcased in the upcoming November 2012 issue of Condé Nast Traveler.
The Inn at Palmetto Bluff in Bluffton, South Carolina swept the awards with a No. 1 ranking as “Best Resort in the Southern United States,” No. 17 on the Top 100 “World’s Best,” and a No. 2 ranking on the “Top 10 Hotels & Resorts in the U.S.” Readers ranked Auberge Resorts’ flagship Napa Valley property, Auberge du Soleil, No. 1 “Best Hotel in Northern California” and No. 18 on the “World’s Best”. It was right behind the Inn at Palmetto Bluff on the “Top 10 Hotels & Resorts in the U.S.” with a No. 3 ranking.
Making its debut on the Top 100 “World’s Best” list was Solage Calistoga at No. 88, also in Napa Valley; the property earned the No. 2 spot on the “Top 15 Resorts in Northern California,” while sister property Calistoga Ranch, in Napa Valley, ranked 6th on the same list. Esperanza in Cabo San Lucas placed No. 4 in the “Top 15 Resorts in Baja.”
“The recognition in Condé Nast Traveler’s reader survey is so important to us, as we provide our guests with an exceptional experience by personalizing every aspect of their visit, from the moment they arrive to their farewell. That approach has won us the highest recognition from our guests along with tremendous loyalty and return visits,” said Mark Harmon, CEO of Auberge Resorts. “We truly appreciate the opinions of these frequent and discerning travelers and are thrilled to be on the “World’s Best” list yet again.”
The Inn at Palmetto Bluff:
No. 1 “Best Resort in the Southern United States"
No. 2 “Top 10 Hotels & Resorts in the U.S.”
No. 17 “Top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World”
Auberge du Soleil:
No. 1 “Best Hotel in Northern California”
No. 3 “Top 10 Hotels & Resorts in the U.S.”
No. 18 “Top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World”
No. 2 “Top 15 Resorts in Northern California”
No. 88 “Top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World”
No. 6 “Top 15 Resorts in Northern California”
No. 4 “Top 15 Resorts in Baja”
The 25th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards reflect the combined opinions of a record 46,476 readers who participated in the survey; Condé Nast Traveler tapped their reader base to rate the best cities, islands, hotels, resorts, cruises and airlines they experienced in the past year. Each ranking represents the sentiments of the magazine’s discriminating readers, who rated the leading destinations across the world.
About Auberge Resorts
Auberge Resorts is a collection of exceptional hotels, resorts and private clubs, each with a unique personality that assures a memorable guest experience. While Auberge Resorts nurtures the individuality of each establishment, all are characterized by a set of communal elements: intimate, understated elegance; captivating locations that inspire exceptional cuisine and spa experiences; and gracious yet unobtrusive service. Among the Auberge collection of distinctive properties are: Auberge du Soleil, Napa Valley, Calif.; Calistoga Ranch, Napa Valley, Calif.; Solage Calistoga, Napa Valley, Calif; Esperanza, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; The Inn at Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton, S.C.; Hotel Jerome, Aspen, Colo.; Auberge Residences at Pronghorn, Bend, Ore.; and Auberge Residences at Element 52, Telluride, Colo., with several others currently in development. For more information about Auberge Resorts, please visit http://www.aubergeresorts.com. Follow Auberge Resorts on Facebook at facebook.com/AubergeResorts and on Twitter at @AubergeResorts.