Waldorf Astoria, Conrad and Canopy by Hilton Recognized with 30 Condé Nast Traveler 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards
18 properties achieved top 10 rankings within their categories and six properties achieved top five rankings
MCLEAN, Va. - Today, Condé Nast Traveler announced the results of its 32nd annual Readers’ Choice Awards, recognizing 30 unique properties within Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) Luxury and Lifestyle Group. Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts earned 15 property awards, Conrad Hotels & Resorts earned 14 property awards and Canopy by Hilton earned one property award for best-in-class hotels around the globe.
“We are honored to have 30 properties awarded Condé Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards, with over half recognized among the top 10 in their category,” said Martin Rinck, executive vice president and global head, Luxury & Lifestyle Group, Hilton. “This acknowledgement truly reflects our commitment to our guests — providing enriching, unique and memorable experiences that are personalized to each distinctive hotel across our portfolio.”
Of the 30 properties recognized, eight were ranked in the top five, and 10 properties were ranked in the top 10 in each of their respective categories.
Hilton’s luxury and lifestyle brands, which include Waldorf Astoria, LXR, Conrad and Canopy by Hilton, make up more than 75 properties in more than 30 countries around the world — with more than 80 properties in the pipeline or various stages of development. Both Waldorf Astoria and Conrad are in a record-breaking year with impressive momentum for the luxury category and deliver unparalleled experiences for the most discerning guests. Canopy has a robust pipeline of more than 40 properties and offers a fresh approach to hospitality in the most desirable neighborhoods around the globe.
The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry. Over 400,000 readers submitted travel experiences, millions of ratings and tens of thousands of comments, voting on the world’s best hotels, resorts, cities, islands, airlines, airports and cruise lines.
The full list of Waldorf Astoria, Conrad and Canopy properties recognized is as follows:
Top 30 Resorts in USA/Florida
- #13 Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort
- #23 Boca Beach Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
- #24 Boca Raton Resort and Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
Top 20 Hotels in USA/Los Angeles
- #4 Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills
Top 20 Resorts in USA/California/South
- #10 La Quinta Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
Top 15 Resorts in USA/Florida/Keys
- #15 Casa Marina Key West, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
Top 15 Resorts in USA/Florida/Orlando
- #12 Waldorf Astoria Orlando
Top 30 Resorts in USA/Hawaii
- #8 Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
Top 30 Resorts in USA/South West & Texas
- #10 Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
Top 30 Resorts in USA/The West
- #23 Waldorf Astoria Park City
Top 10 Hotels in USA/Washington, DC
- #3 Conrad Washington, DC Hotel
Top 20 Hotels in USA/Midwest
- #6 Conrad Indianapolis Hotel
Top 30 Hotels in USA/Pacific Northwest
- #30 Canopy by Hilton Portland Pearl District
Top 20 Hotels in USA/Chicago
- #4 Waldorf Astoria Chicago
#12 Conrad Chicago Hotel
Top 40 Hotels in Europe/UK/London
- #8 Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh — The Caledonian
- #37 Conrad London St. James Hotel — Europe/UK/London
Top 10 Hotels in Europe/Italy/Rome
- #8 Rome Cavaleri, A Waldorf Astoria Resort
Top 20 Hotels in Asia
- #3 Conrad Manila Hotel — Asia Philippines Manila
- #7 Conrad Seoul Hotel — Asia South Korea Seoul
Top 10 Hotels in Asia/Bangkok
- #10 Conrad Bangkok Hotel — Asia/Bangkok Thailand Bangkok
Top 20 Resorts in Asia/Indonesia/Bali
- #8 Conrad Bali Resort – Asia/Indonesia/Bali
Top 20 Resorts in Asia/Thailand
- #12 Conrad Koh Samui Resort – Asia/Thailand
Top 10 Hotels in Asia/Hong Kong
- #3 Conrad Hong Kong Hotel — Asia/China/Hong Kong
Top 10 Hotels in Asia/Japan
- #4 Conrad Tokyo Hotel — Asia/Japan Japan Tokyo
Top 10 Hotels in Asia/China
- #3 Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund
- #8 Waldorf Astoria Chengdu
AUSTRALIA & THE SOUTH PACIFIC
Top 20 Resorts in Australia/Pacific
- #4 Conrad Bora Bora Nui Resort — Australia/Pacific
Top 30 Resorts in The Indian Ocean
- #12 Conrad Maldives Rangali Island Resort — Indian Ocean
AFRICA & THE MIDDLE EAST
Top 15 Hotels in The Middle East
- #12 Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem
The 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards are published exclusively on Condé Nast Traveler's website at www.cntraveler.com/rca and celebrated in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler US and UK print editions.
About Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is a portfolio of 32 iconic properties that creates 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. In addition to the brand’s renowned hotel offerings, Waldorf Astoria boasts a best-in-class residential portfolio, including 18 properties either open or in development, that provide the comfort of a private home combined with the unsurpassed amenities and legendary service of Waldorf Astoria. 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.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,200 properties with more than 983,000 rooms, in 118 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history, earned a top spot on the 2019 World’s Best Workplaces list, and was named the 2019 Global Industry Leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. In 2020, Hilton CleanStay was introduced, bringing an industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection to hotels worldwide. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the 108 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy, plus enjoy 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 Conrad Hotels & Resorts
Spanning five continents with nearly 40 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. Conrad is a place where guests can experience service and style on their own terms – all while connecting with local and global culture. 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.
About Canopy by Hilton
Hilton’s lifestyle brand, Canopy by Hilton, is a place in the neighborhood to relax and recharge, offering simple guest-directed service, comfortable spaces and thoughtfully local choices. Each hotel is designed as a natural extension of its neighborhood and delivers a fresh approach to hospitality and the guest experience. There are 15 Canopy properties open around the globe and more than 40 under development across 14 countries and territories. Experience a positive stay at Canopy by booking at www.canopybyhilton.com or through the Hilton Honors mobile app. Learn more about the brand at newsroom.hilton.com/canopybyhilton, and connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest.