Press & Recognitions

For media inquiries please contact the Director of Public Relations:

Leslie Friedman (713) 685-7961 or lfriedman@houstonian.com 

Recognitions and Distinctions

  • 2013 Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Hotel
  • 2013 Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Spa
  • 2013 Robb Report Top 100 Hotels
  • 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Top 75 U.S. Hotel Spas
  • 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award
  • 2013 Club Industry Top 100 Health Club
  • 2013 Weddings in Houston "Bride Favorite"
  • 2013 KHOU-TV Great Day Houston "Best Of" Hot List Winner
  • 2011 Worth Top 10 Hotel Gyms for the Business Traveler
  • 2011 Book 4 Time Top 100 Spas in the U.S.
  • 2011 Travel + Leisure Top 500 resorts in the world
  • 2010 CNBC.com Top 10 most luxurious fitness clubs in U.S.
  • 2010 Travel + Leisure Top 50 resorts in U.S. and Canada
  • 2010 Travel + Leisure Top 100 resorts in the world
  • *Voted One of America's 11 Healthiest Hotels by Health and AOL CityGuide
  • *Voted World's Business Hotel in Houston by Travel & Leisure
  • *Voted Best Catering Facility by Houston Business Journal
  • *Houston's Best Business Hotel: Travel + Leisure
  • *One of the Top 500 Hotels in the World: Travel + Leisure
  • *Voted One of the Best Places to Work in Houston:  Houston Business Journal
  • *Winner of "Excellence in the Seven Habits Award" by Franklin Covey
  • *"Award of Excellence,” Corporate and Incentive Travel
  • *Proud Member of prestigious Preferred Hotels and Resorts 
  • *Proud Member of Associated Luxury Hotels
  • *"Connoisseur's Choice" Resorts and Great Hotels
  • Aquatics Department has received numerous awards from the United States Water Fitness Association including:
    • #1 Overall Aquatics Program in the State of Texas
    • #1 Aquatics Program in the United States in the Country Club category
    • #1 Aquatics Program in the Hotel and Fitness Facility category

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