All Four Luxury Properties At Valencia Hotel Group Earns Spots On Condé Nast Traveler 2019 Readers' Choice Awards List

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Valencia Hotel Group continues to build its world class brand and lands among the world’s best hotels, resorts, countries, cities, islands, spas, airlines, airports and cruises.

“We are proud to add These awards confirm that our highest priority is a memorable guest experience and we are always proud to over-deliver on our commitment," said Doyle A. Graham, Jr. President & CEO

Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards. All four of Valencia Hotel Group’ s luxury hotels were named in the magazine’s 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards list. Hotel Valencia Santana Row was #1 in San Jose and #11 among top hotels in Northern California. All of the Texas luxury brand hotels in the Valencia Hotel Group collection made the top 20 list for Texas with Hotel Valencia Riverwalk claiming the #1 in San Antonio and #2 in Texas. Hotel Sorella CITYCENTRE ranked #4 in Houston and #12 in Texas and new to the list is Hotel Alessandra coming in at #5 in Houston and #17 in Texas.

More than 600,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers across the globe submitted a recording-breaking number of responses rating their travel experiences to provide a full snapshot of where and how we travel today.

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.” The full list of winners can be found here.

“We are thrilled that all of our luxury branded hotels in the Valencia Hotel Group collection were recognized by discerning travelers for this impressive honor, “ said Doyle A. Graham, Jr., President & CEO. “We are proud to add our Hotel Alessandra to this prestigious list for 2019. These awards confirm that our highest priority is a memorable guest experience and we are always proud to over-deliver on our commitment."

Graham is the visionary and thought-leader behind building the Valencia Hotel Group collection and attributes much of the company’s success to its unique management approach and efficient cost structure; these have made the Valencia Hotel Group a leading market performer with consistent customer satisfaction ratings above the 90th percentile.

The 2019 Readers' Choice Awards are published on Condé Nast Traveler's website at and celebrated in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler US and UK print editions.

About Valencia Hotel Group
Houston-based Valencia Hotel Group is a fully integrated hospitality company that provides management, development, branding and repositioning services for independent, full-service hotels owned by the company, in addition to third parties. Exceptional service, style and location have become brand trademarks. Earning both national and international recognition for their distinctive designs, amenities and settings, Valencia Hotel Group properties are destinations and gathering places within their respective communities, some further benefitting from and enriching their space within the cultural heart of a city. The company continues to forge a niche with hotels that anchor and add value to urban, mixed-use environments, which further support or enhance the guest experience with superior residential, restaurant, retail and office components. The Valencia Hotel Group portfolio currently includes the Valencia brands: Hotel Valencia Santana Row in San Jose, CA and Hotel Valencia Riverwalk in San Antonio, TX. The Sorella brand includes Hotel Sorella CITYCENTRE in Houston, TX by developer Midway. Other brands include Midway and Valencia Group’s The George™ in College Station, TX and Hotel Alessandra in Houston, TX. The Court concept brands include Lone Star Court in Austin, TX, Cavalry Court in College Station, TX, Texican Court in Irving, TX and coming soon Cotton Court in Lubbock, TX. For more information, please visit

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Condé Nast Traveler is the world’s most distinguished travel title providing inspiration and advice for discerning travelers. Authoritative and influential, Condé Nast Traveler is a multi-platform, transatlantic brand. Publishing US and UK print editions under Editor-in-Chief Melinda Stevens, Condé Nast Traveler offers award-winning expertise in luxury travel from around the world. For more, visit

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