Waldorf Astoria and Conrad Recognized With 26 Condé Nast Traveler 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards
Two Properties Capture Number One Spot and 15 Properties Land Among Top 10
Today, Condé Nast Traveler announced the results of its 31st annual Readers’ Choice Awards, recognizing 25 unique properties within Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) Luxury Group with 26 awards, with Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts earning 19 property awards and Conrad Hotels & Resorts earning seven property awards for best-in-class hotels across the globe.
“We are incredibly honored to have more than a dozen Waldorf Astoria and Conrad properties recognized among the top 10 in the Condé Nast Traveler 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards,” said Martin Rinck, executive vice president and global head of luxury and lifestyle brands, Hilton. “The acknowledgement speaks to our relentless commitment to providing unforgettable hospitality experiences to guests across the globe.”
Of the 25 properties recognized, six were ranked in the top five, and 15 properties were ranked in the top 10 in each of their respective categories. Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam and Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills both took the number one spots in their city markets, while Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills ranked sixth among all hotels in the United States.
Hilton’s luxury brands make up nearly 65 properties in more than 30 countries around the world and growing – with 38 properties in the pipeline or various stages of development. Both Waldorf Astoria and Conrad deliver on what today’s luxury travelers want most- unparalleled experiences, inspiring and personalized stays, and timely but timeless environments that allow guests to make the most of their time.
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.” Under Editor in Chief Pilar Guzmán, the Readers’ Choice Awards have become more selective and specific to the passions that inspire today’s travelers.
Over 400,000 readers submitted millions of ratings and tens of thousands of comments, voting on the world’s best hotels, resorts, cities, islands, airlines, airports and cruiselines.
The full list of Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts and Conrad Hotels & Resorts recognized in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards is as follows:
Top Hotels in the United States
- #6 Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills
Top Hotels in Los Angeles
- #1 Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills
Top Hotels in New York City
- #16 Conrad New York
Top Resorts in Hawaii
- #11 Ho’olei at Grand Wailea, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel & Resort
- #12 Grand Wailea, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel & Resort
Top Hotels in Chicago
- #2 Waldorf Astoria Chicago
- #16 Conrad Chicago
Top Hotels in Las Vegas
- #10 Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas
Top Hotels in the Midwest
- #8 Conrad Indianapolis
Top Resorts in the Southwest
- #17 Arizona Biltmore, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
Top Resorts in the West
- #10 Waldorf Astoria Park City
Top Resorts in Florida
- #10 Boca Raton Resort & Club, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel & Resort
- #18 Boca Beach Club, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
Top Resorts in Orlando
- #8 Waldorf Astoria Orlando
Top Resorts in The Florida Keys
- #15 Casa Maria Key West, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
Top Hotels in New Orleans
- #13 The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel
Top Resorts in Southern California
- #10 La Quinta Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
Top Hotels in Amsterdam
- #1 Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam
Top Hotels in the United Kingdom
- #8 Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian
Top Hotels in Rome
- #5 Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
Top Hotels in Asia
- #16 Conrad Seoul
Top Hotels in Japan
- #5 Conrad Tokyo
Top Resorts in The Indian Ocean
- #20 Conrad Maldives Rangali Island
AUSTRALIA & THE SOUTH PACIFIC
Top Resorts in Australia and The South Pacific
- #8 Conrad Bora Bora Nui
AFRICA & THE MIDDLE EAST
Top Hotels in the Middle East
- #3 Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
- #8 Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
The Readers’ Choice Awards are announced in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler, on newsstands nationwide October 16. The full list is published exclusively online, at www.CNTraveler.com/rca.
About Condé Nast Traveler
As the most discerning, up-to-the-minute voice in all things travel, Condé Nast Traveler is the global citizen's bible and muse, offering both inspiration and vital intel. Condé Nast Traveler is the most trusted and celebrated name in travel with 6 National Magazine Award wins and 26 nominations in its 30-year history. Advertising Age named Pilar Guzmán Editor of the Year in 2014 and CNTraveler.com attained 3 Webby Awards in 2015. For more, visit www.cntraveler.com.
About Conrad Hotels & Resorts
Spanning more than five continents with nearly 35 properties, Conrad Hotels & Resorts has created a seamless connection between contemporary design, leading innovation and curated art to inspire the entrepreneurial spirit of the globally connected traveler. Guests can manage their stay through the Conrad Concierge service in the Hilton Honors mobile app, getting access to pre check-in and room selection, to ordering in-room dining and mobile checkout all from their own mobile device. Conrad is part of Hilton, a leading global hospitality company. Connect with Conrad by booking at www.conradhotels.com or through the Hilton Honors mobile app. Learn more about the brand by visiting newsroom.hilton.com/conradhotels and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 15 world-class brands comprising more than 5,500 properties with nearly 895,000 rooms, in 109 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2018 world’s best workplaces list, and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its nearly 100 year history. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program, Hilton Honors, nearly 82 million members who book directly with Hilton have access to instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.
About Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is a portfolio of nearly 30 iconic properties that create a unique sense of place with a relentless commitment to personal service and culinary expertise in landmark locations around the world. Unified by their inspirational environments and True Waldorf Service, Waldorf Astoria hotels deliver graceful service from the moment a guest books through checkout. Waldorf Astoria is a part of Hilton, a leading global hospitality company. Experience Waldorf Astoria by booking at www.waldorfastoria.com or through the Hilton Honors mobile app. Learn about the brand by visiting newsroom.hilton.com/waldorfastoria, and follow Waldorf Astoria on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.Download Article Photos