61 AccorHotels properties named amongst best in world by Conde Nast

October 23, 2018

Fairmont dominates for Canada/US; Sofitel ranks highly in Europe.


Sixty-one AccorHotels properties have made it into the 2018 Conde Nast Readers’ Choice Awards, firmly placing them amongst the very best hotels and resorts in the world. 


Fairmont is the most awarded AccorHotels’ brand with 31 hotels and resorts receiving a coveted place in the list; along with ten Sofitel hotels; one MGallery and three Raffles hotels. In fact, almost half of the Fairmont hotels in the world were recognised, an amazing achievement that shows how much the Fairmont brand continues to win the hearts of travellers the world over. AccorHotels affiliated properties were also highly regarded, including five Banyan Tree hotels; two SLS hotels; one Delano; and one Mondrian hotel. 


Some of the AccorHotels standouts on the list include The Savoy London, a Fairmont Managed Hotel, which was named the #1 hotel in the UK with an outstanding score of 98.06; Sofitel Legend Santa Clara Cartagena which was unveiled as the #1 hotel in South America ; and the Fairmont Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten named #1 in Northern Europe, with SO/Berlin Das Stue at #2 in Northern Europe. Raffles Jakarta was named #4 best hotel in all of Asia, with Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi taking out the #6 slot and the Fairmont Peace Hotel Shanghai ranking at #12 in China.


The Conde Nast Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in travel and were voted on by over 429,000 readers to create a definitive list of ‘the best of the best’.


As the second largest operator of luxury and premium properties globally, AccorHotels has been expanding its footprint in the luxury sector and this recognition by the esteemed readers of Conde Nast further cements the Group as a leader in hospitality at the very highest levels.



The full list of hotels and resorts recognised by Conde Nast’s readers is below:


Fairmont Hotels & Resorts (31)

•    Hamilton Princess & Beach Club Ranked 7 in Atlantic
•    Fairmont Southampton Ranked 20 in Atlantic
•    Fairmont Chateau Whistler Ranked 6 in Canada
•    Fairmont Banff Springs Ranked 10 in Canada
•    Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Ranked 11 in Canada
•    Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi Ranked 11 in Indian Ocean
•    Fairmont Mayakoba Ranked 15 in Mexico - Eastern
•    Fairmont Kea Lani Ranked 9 in US - Hawaii
•    Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii Ranked 18 in US - Hawaii
•    Fairmont Scottsdale Princess Ranked 6 in US - The Southwest
•    Fairmont Heritage Place, Franz Klammer Lodge Ranked 5 in US - The West/Color
•    Fairmont Le Château Montebello Ranked 4 in Canada
•    Fairmont Vancouver Airport Ranked 10 in Canada
•    Fairmont Pacific Rim Ranked 13 in Canada
•    Fairmont Empress Ranked 19 in Canada
•    Fairmont Le Château Frontenac Ranked 22 in Canada
•    Fairmont Waterfront Ranked 23 in Canada
•    Fairmont Peace Hotel Ranked 12 in China
•    Fairmont Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Ranked 1 in Northern Europe
•    The Savoy Ranked 1 in United Kingdom/London
•    Fairmont Copley Plaza Ranked 13 in US - Boston
•    Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel Ranked 23 in US - California/North
•    Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa Ranked 32 in US - California/North
•    The Fairmont San Jose Ranked 38 in US - California/North
•    Fairmont Grand Del Mar Ranked 12 in US - California/South
•    Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows Ranked 5 in US - Los Angeles
•    The Plaza Ranked 38 in US - NYC
•    Fairmont San Francisco Ranked 9 in US - San Francisco
•    Fairmont Heritage Place, Ghirardelli Square Ranked 15 in US - San Francisco
•    Fairmont Olympic Hotel, Seattle Ranked 15 in US - Seattle
•    Fairmont Austin Ranked 19 in US - Texas
Sofitel Hotels & Resorts (10) (including Sofitel Legend and SO Sofitel)

•    Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge Ranked 2 in Central Europe
•    Das Stue, a SO Sofitel hotel ranked 2 in Northern Europe
•    Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort Ranked 12 in Australia & South Pa
•    Sofitel Melbourne on Collins Ranked 11 in Australia & New Zealand
•    Sofitel London St James Ranked 24 in United Kingdom/London
•    Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills Ranked 21 in US - Los Angeles
•    Sofitel New York Ranked 33 in US – NYC
•    Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam Ranked 11 in Northern Europe/Amsterdam


Banyan Tree (5)

•    Banyan Tree Samui Ranked 21 in Asia
•    Banyan Tree Mayakoba Ranked 9 in Mexico - Eastern
•    Banyan Tree Bangkok Ranked 8 in Bangkok
•    Banyan Tree Shanghai On The Bund Ranked 8 in China
•    Banyan Tree Tianjin Riverside Ranked 10 in China

Raffles (3)

•    Raffles Jakarta Ranked 4 in Asia
•    Le Royal Monceau, Raffles Paris Ranked 19 in France/Paris
•    Raffles Istanbul Ranked 3 in Greece & Turkey

SLS (2)

•    SLS Hotel, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Beverly Hills Ranked 2 in US - Los Angeles
•    SLS Baha Mar Ranked 25 in Atlantic

Delano (1)

•    Delano South Beach Ranked 19 in US – Miami

Mondrian (1)

•    Mondrian South Beach  Ranked 14 in US - Miami

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