Relais & Chateaux Properties Top the List of Best Hotels in Travel + Leisure's 2014 World's Best Awards

Jul 09, 2014, 09:00 ET from Relais & Chateaux

NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Relais & Chateaux properties around the world were recognized in the annual Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2014 readers' survey.  The magazine revealed Relais & Chateaux property Triple Creek Ranch was voted #1 hotel in the world, while Ocean House was recognized as the Top Resort in the Continental United States, Planters Inn as the Top Small City Hotel in the Continental United States, and Wickaninnish Inn as the Top Resort in Canada.

Readers vote in the annual poll for exceptional hotels and resorts around the globe, weighing in on categories such as rooms/facilities, location, service, restaurants/food, and value. The list reveals destinations that are most desirable now including many Relais & Chateaux properties which continue to deliver the most extraordinary experiences.

Relais & Chateaux members in North America on the 2014 World's Best Awards list include:

Auberge du Soleil, Rutherford, California
Auberge Saint-Antoine, Quebec City, Canada
Blackberry Farm, Walland, Tennessee
Camden Harbour Inn, Camden, Maine
Eden Rock, St. Barths, Saint-Bathélemy
Esperanza Resort, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Inn at Little Washington, Washington, Virginia
L'Auberge Carmel, Carmel-by-the-Sea, California
Ocean House, Watch Hill, Rhode Island
Planters Inn, Charleston, South Carolina
Post Hotel & Spa, Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada
Rancho Valencia Resort, Rancho Santa Fe, California
The White Barn Inn, Kennebunk, Maine
Triple Creek Ranch, Darby, Montana
Wedgewood Hotel & Spa, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Wickaninnish Inn, Tofino, British Columbia, Canada

In addition to the North American properties, numerous Relais & Chateaux members throughout the world have scored high remarks from Travel + Leisure readers in the annual survey. Domaine Les Crayeres in France, The Goring in London, Hotel Londra Palace in Italy, Londolozi Private Game Reserve in South Africa, and Cavas Wine Lodge in Argentina, are a few of the properties included in the 2014 World's Best Awards.

The Travel + Leisure 2014 World's Best Awards survey results are available now on and on newsstands in the August issue of Travel + Leisure.

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About Relais & Chateaux: 
Relais & Chateaux is an exclusive collection of more than 520 of the finest hotels and gourmet restaurants in 60 countries. Established in France in 1954, the Association's mission is to spread its unique art de vivre across the globe by selecting outstanding properties with a truly unique character. Furthermore, Relais & Chateaux is also a family of hoteliers and Grands Chefs from all over the world who share a passion for and a personal commitment to ensuring their guests are privy to moments of exceptional harmony. From the vineyards in Napa valley to the beaches in Fiji Islands, from the olive trees in Provence to the lodges in South Africa, Relais & Chateaux offers a chance to explore the Route du Bonheur and discover a special place in a variety of destinations.

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