NEW YORK, July 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Travel + Leisure 2015 World's Best Awards list revealed 15 Relais & Chateaux properties in North America as the top hotels and resorts voted by the magazine readers. For the second year in a row, The Wickaninnish Inn was recognized as the Top Resort in Canada. Triple Creek Ranch was voted No. 3 Hotel in the World and for the sixth consecutive year No. 1 property in the Continental United States in the category of Inns & Small Lodges.
Relais & Chateaux members in North America on the 2015 World's Best Awards list include:
Auberge Saint-Antoine, Quebec City, Canada
Camden Harbour Inn, Camden, Maine
Esperanza Resort, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Inn at Little Washington, Washington, Virginia
Lake Placid Lodge, Lake Placid, New York
Lodge at Sea Island, Sea Island, Georgia
Meadowood Napa Valley, St. Helena, California
Ocean House, Watch Hill, Rhode Island
Planters Inn, Charleston, South Carolina
Post Hotel & Spa, Lake Louise, Alberta
The Little Nell, Aspen, Colorado
The Wickaninnish Inn, Tofino, British Columbia
Triple Creek Ranch, Darby, Montana
Wedgewood Hotel and Spa, Vancouver, Canada
Westglow Resort and Spa, Blowing Rock, North Carolina
In addition to the North American properties, several Relais & Chateaux members throughout the world have scored high remarks from Travel + Leisure readers in the annual survey including The Goring in London and Il San Pietro di Positano in Italy.
The Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards rely on guest experiences. Hotel/resort rankings are based on readers' ratings of five characteristics: rooms/facilities, location, service, restaurants/food and value. This year's results will be featured in the August 2015 issue of the magazine, as well as on www.travelandleisure.com.
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