Press Release

Auberge Resorts Again Voted Among the World’s Best by Condé Nast Traveler Readers

  • MILL VALLEY, CALIFORNIA (October 27, 2010) – The world’s most seasoned travelers have once again ranked Auberge Resorts properties among the very best in the world, according to Condé Nast Traveler. All Auberge properties, Auberge du Soleil, Calistoga Ranch, Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa, Esperanza, Encantado and The Inn at Palmetto Bluff, were ranked among the top 100 in the world in the Condé Nast Traveler’s 2010 Readers’ Choice Awards, published in the November 2010 issue.
  • Readers rank Auberge Resorts’ Napa Valley flagship Auberge du Soleil No. 5 among “Top U.S. Hotels” with a rating of 94.5 and No. 54 in the world, while Auberge’s award-winning Mexican resort Esperanza, adds to its list of top accolades, placing No. 3 on the “Top Mexico Resorts” list. Calistoga Ranch in Napa Valley, Calif. jumps to No. 9 with a rating of 86 for “U.S. Small Resorts,” with Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. following at No.10 and a ranking of 85.8. The Inn at Palmetto Bluff in South Carolina ranked No. 41 among “U.S. Large Resorts” with a rating of 88.5 and Encantado in Santa Fe, New Mexico joins the list for the first time at No. 55 with an 87.6 rating.
  • “We are delighted to once again receive such notable recognition for so many of our properties by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler,” said Mark Harmon, CEO of Auberge Resorts. “They are some of the most frequent and discriminating travelers in the world and their opinions mean the world to us. My compliments to the staff at all of our properties who are fully committed to providing the best possible experience for our guests which is reflected in these impressive rankings.”
  • More than 25,000 readers of Condé Nast Traveler participated in the 2010 Readers’ Choice annual survey. More than 1,000 travel experiences were rated and ranked, headlined by the Top 100. The 23rd Annual Readers’ Choice Awards is a celebration of hotels and resorts, destinations, cruise lines and airlines that exceed travelers’ expectations.
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