Castle Resorts & Hotels' Properties Recognized as Top Hospitality Resorts by TripAdvisor

Jun 19, 2013, 17:47 ET from Castle Resorts & Hotels

HONOLULU, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Castle Resorts & Hotels, a full-service, international hotel management company based in Hawaii, is honored to have nine of its properties recognized and awarded the 2013 Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor, the largest travel website in the world.  Seven of these properties received the award in 2012 as well.

"Delivering superior service and a unique guest experience is a top priority for each of our resort properties in Hawaii and internationally," said Dean Anderson, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "We are pleased that our efforts have been acknowledged by TripAdvisor travelers and look forward to continuing to extend our high level of service and exceed expectations to even more guests."

The Certificate of Excellence is awarded by TripAdvisor every year to highly rated properties as reviewed by travelers.  As described by TripAdvisor, "the award celebrates hospitality excellence and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews."  To qualify for the award, businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher, out of a possible five, over the course of the year.

Recipients of the 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence managed by Castle Resorts & Hotels include:

Hawaii Island:
Halii Kai at Waikoloa*
Kolea Beach Villas
Kona Reef*

Kamaole Sands*

Kiahuna Plantation*
Makahuena at Poipu
Poipu Shores*

Waikiki Shore*

New Zealand:
The Spencer on Byron Hotel*

*Awarded Certificate of Excellence two years in a row

About Castle Resorts & Hotels

Castle Resorts & Hotels was founded in 1993 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Castle Group, Inc.  Headquartered in Honolulu, Castle manages a broad portfolio of guest accommodations including value/economy hotels, full-service hotels and spacious all-suite condominium resorts and luxury villas in the Hawaiian Islands on Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Kauai and Hawaii; in Micronesia on Saipan; and in New Zealand on the North Shore of Auckland. To learn more or to make a reservation, visit or call (800)367-5004. Join us and keep up with current events at and

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