TripAdvisor Reveals America’s Best Hotels

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NEEDHAM, Mass.—TripAdvisor has announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice awards for hotels. Travelers’ Choice award winners were determined based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from TripAdvisor travelers worldwide. In the 17th year of the awards, TripAdvisor has recognized 7,812 properties in 94 countries and eight regions worldwide in the categories of Top Hotels Overall, Luxury, Bargain, Small, Best Service, B&Bs and Inns, Romance, Family, and All-Inclusive. The hallmarks of Travelers’ Choice hotels winners are remarkable quality, service, and value.

“We congratulate the properties around the world recognized as the best hotels, which receive our highest honor—Travelers’ Choice Hotel awards,” said Desirée Fish, vice president of global communications for TripAdvisor. “Travelers can consider these award winners when picking the perfect hotel for their needs—for any budget or trip type—to help inspire their travels in 2019.”

“This accolade is an incredible honor and we thank our guests for sharing their experiences with the TripAdvisor community,” said Carlo Carroccia, dual general manager of French Quarter Inn and The Spectator Hotel, this year’s number one hotel. “Winning this award is made possible by each member of the French Quarter Inn hotel team, as our staff is truly dedicated to providing the highest quality of service and fostering genuine relationships with everyone who walks through the hotel’s doors. We take great pride in delivering on our commitment to creating a ‘home away from home’ environment, and we love seeing guests come back to stay with us because of this.”

In the United States, California and Florida both have the greatest number of hotel awards with 22, South Carolina had 14 properties recognized, and Massachusetts had 12 award winners. Globally, the United States has the greatest number of hotel winners with 165.

Category winner included The Peninsula Chicago (Top Luxury); The Trails Inn, Eureka Springs, Arkansas (Best Bargain); Desert Riviera Hotel, Palm Springs, California (Top Small); The Inn at Lost Creek, Mountain Village, Colorado (Best Service); Jail Hill Inn, Galena, Illinois (Best B&B or Inn); H20 Suites Hotel, Key West, Florida (Best Romance); and Homewood Suites by Hilton Anaheim Resort—Convention Center, Anaheim, California (Best Family).

The Top Hotels in the U.S. for 2019

1French Quarter Inn – Charleston, South Carolina

French Quarter Inn also ranked sixth in the ‘Top Overall in the World’ category and 12th in ‘Best Service in the U.S.’

2The Nantucket Hotel & Resort – Nantucket, Massachusetts

Nantucket Hotel & Resort also ranked 24th in ‘Top Overall in the World’ and 13th in ‘Best Service in the U.S.’

3The Spectator Hotel – Charleston, South Carolina

The Spectator Hotel also ranked fifth in ‘Best Service in the U.S.’

4The Inn at Lost Creek – Mountain Village, Colorado

The Inn at Lost Creek also ranked first in ‘Best Service in the U.S.’ and 24th in ‘Best Service in the World’.

5Hotel Jackson – Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Hotel Jackson also ranked eighth in ‘Best Service in the U.S.’

6Williamsburg Inn – Williamsburg, Virginia

Williamsburg Inn also ranked fifth in ‘Top Luxury in the U.S.’

7Trump International Hotel Washington D.C.

Trump International Hotel in the nation’s capital also ranked fourth in ‘Top Luxury in the U.S.’

8Hotel Emma – San Antonio, Texas

9The Peninsula Chicago

The Peninsula Chicago also ranked first in ‘Top Luxury in the U.S.’ and 25th in ‘Top Luxury in the World’.

10Sonnenalp – Vail, Colorado

Sonnenalp also ranked second for ‘Top Luxury in the U.S.’


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