The Inn of The Five Graces in Santa Fe, New Mexico Named #1 City Hotel in the United States by Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards

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Historic Inn in the Heart of The Country’s Oldest Continuously Inhabited City Honored with Top Ranking for 2019

The Inn of The Five Graces

“For the past 25 years our family and the dedicated team at The Inn have worked tirelessly to create a magical and soulful guest experience on one of Santa Fe’s most historic streets. We want to thank our amazing guests, friends and staff for all of their support.”

The Inn of The Five Graces, an exquisite and intimate hideaway located on one of the country’s most historic streets in Santa Fe, has been named the #1 City Hotel in the Continental U.S. by the 2019 Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards. For the first time ever, The Inn of The Five Graces, a member of Relais & Châteaux, has achieved the coveted number one ranking, which is voted on by Travel + Leisure readers from around the world. The Inn joins a portfolio of extraordinary hotels, cruise lines, airlines and destinations honored by the annual awards, which will appear in the August 2019 issue.

"We are honored to be recognized by Travel + Leisure as the #1 City Hotel in the U.S.,” said Ira and Sylvia Seret, owners and creators of The Inn of The Five Graces. “For the past 25 years our family and the dedicated team at The Inn have worked tirelessly to create a magical and soulful guest experience on one of Santa Fe’s most historic streets. We want to thank our amazing guests, friends and staff for all of their support.”

With 25 suites and rooms set around three courtyards in the historic Barrio De Analco neighborhood, The Inn offers a true oasis to tantalize each of the five senses. Created by visionary husband and wife team Ira and Sylvia Seret, The Inn of The Five Graces beckons visitors with rooms full of treasures the Serets have sourced on their travels through Central and South Asia, including exotic antiques, rugs, textiles and architectural elements. A showcase for their design talents, Sylvia Seret’s glorious, one-of-a-kind tile mosaics adorn the suite bathrooms, while Ira Seret’s signature design aesthetic makes every space an extraordinary living experience.

Newly opened in June 2019, The Spa of The Five Graces invites guests to a sanctuary so indulgent that time stands still. With treatments based on ancient echoes of the Silk Road meeting the Old Santa Fe Trail, each of the five spa suites whisk guests to a magical place that evokes the healing wisdom of the ancient Indian Ayurvedic system of longevity, rejuvenation and health. Signature treatments include the State of Grace massage and a Himalayan Salt Stone massage, all set amongst lush surroundings of rare silks and intricate tilework.

“For 24 years, our readers have been voting in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards. This annual franchise is a global collection of the top hotels, islands, cities, cruise lines, airlines, and more,” says Jacqui Gifford, editor in chief, Travel + Leisure. “Brands and properties from all over the world—from Peru to Japan, India to Italy, and right here at home in the United States—are recognized by our audience because they deliver on exceptional experiences, rooted in a sense of place. I congratulate all of this year’s winners, who have worked so hard to be among the world’s best.”

The World’s Best Awards are a result of an extensive reader survey conducted by Travel + Leisure each year and are among the most respected reader polls in the travel industry. The awards are available online at http://www.travelandleisure.com/worlds-best and are published in Travel + Leisure’s August 2019 issue.

About The Inn of The Five Graces
Tucked away in one of Santa Fe’s most historic neighborhoods, designers Ira and Sylvia Seret, transformed a neglected cluster of traditional adobe buildings an award-winning hotel, The Inn of The Five Graces. As internationally-known importers of exotic antiques, rugs, textiles and architectural elements, the Serets conceived the hotel as a showcase for their combined creative talents, filled with treasures collected on travels through Central and South Asia. Now with 25 rooms and a member of Relais & Châteaux, The Inn is an award-winning destination known for meticulous attention to excellent service and cuisine. Guests can immerse their senses at 315 Wine Bar & Restaurant or at the brand-new Spa at The Five Graces, while conveniently located in the center of Santa Fe, known as “The City Different.”

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