TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site, today 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."
Home to one of Telluride's best restaurants (Siam Talay), ski-in/ski-out access and the Telluride Golf Club, the Inn at Lost Creek delivers personalized service to its active guests. The Inn at Lost Creek earned the top slot for Top Hotel for Service in the United States, number four Top Hotel Overall, and number 24 Top Hotel for Service in the World.
“This is a wonderful recognition for the team at Inn at Lost Creek and their tireless commitment to exceptional service,” said Rudy Sharp, VP of Hospitality at Telluride Ski Resort. “Telluride Ski & Golf’s main focus has always been on the guest experience, to help our guests make lifelong memories with each and every visit. I am very proud of our entire team and the incredible service they continue to deliver.”
From a recent TripAdvisor review on the Inn at Lost Creek: "Our entire stay was incredible. The staff goes out of their way to make you feel welcome and to be proactive in anticipating your wants and needs. The location is ideal and the scenery can't be beat. We enjoyed the breakfast each day and I especially enjoyed the cookies in the lobby every afternoon."
In the U.S., California and Florida both have the greatest number of hotel awards with 22, South Carolina had 14 properties recognized and Massachusetts featured 12 award winners. Globally, the United States has the greatest number of hotel winners with 165, Italy had 164 properties recognized and Spain featured 163 award winners.