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Curator Hotel & Resort Collection Member Hotels Recognized as the Best Hotels in the World by Travel + Leisure Awards

Jul 19, 2023

BETHESDA, MARYLAND (July 19, 2023) – The winners of Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2023 were announced this week, with nine Curator Hotel & Resort Collection member properties awarded across an array of categories including the best hotels in the world and top-rated properties in selected cities.

“At Curator, our primary focus has always been to support our member properties as they focus on creating and delivering exceptional, unique experiences for their guests,” said Jennifer Barnwell of Curator Hotel & Resort Collection. “These property awards illustrate how our members are pushing the boundaries further, seeking new ways to create unique and immersive experiences in the world of hospitality. As we celebrate our recent milestone of reaching 100 hotels within our collection, this prestigious accolade comes at the perfect time. With this validation from guests and the industry, we are confident that we are on the right path in fulfilling our mission of delivering unforgettable journeys for travelers across the globe.”

The following Curator properties were selected for the 2023 World’s Best Awards by Travel + Leisure:

15 Favorite Resorts in Florida of 2023

  • Little Palm Island Resort & Spa has emerged as the undeniable winner of the esteemed title "Favorite Resort in Florida of 2023." This exclusive adults-only haven stands head and shoulders above the rest, redefining the very essence of a tropical getaway right within the beautiful confines of the Sunshine State.
  • LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort has proudly secured its position as the #4 ranked resort among the finest resorts in Florida. Nestled along the captivating shores of Naples, Florida, this remarkable beachfront retreat offers an unparalleled experience, where sparkling turquoise waters, pristine white sandy beaches, and you converge in perfect harmony.
  • Ocean Key Resort & Spa stands as a beacon of coastal elegance and relaxation securing its place at #8. With its stunning waterfront location, luxurious accommodations, and exceptional service, this resort promises an idyllic coastal getaway.
  • The Inn on Fifth located in the heart of Naples, secured its place at #14. This elegant boutique hotel invites guests to indulge in a redefined oasis that blends sophistication with warm hospitality.

Travel + Leisure Readers’ 100 Favorite Hotels in the World for 2023

  • The Oxford Hotel tied with another remarkable property at #67 and stands as a testament to Denver’s rich history and architectural beauty. Built in 1891, it exudes timeless elegance and character, transporting guests to a bygone era while offering all the contemporary amenities one would expect from a world-class hotel.

Travel + Leisure Readers’ 15 Favorite City Hotels in the Continental U.S. of 2023

  • The Oxford Hotel earned a prestigious ranking at #4, solidifying its status as an exception destination that seamlessly combines historic allure with contemporary sophistication.

Travel+ Leisure Readers’ 5 Favorite Hotels in Seattle of 2023

  • The Edgewater Hotel secured an impressive position at #3, with readers noting the views from the hotel are “beyond amazing” and that staffers make guests “feel like family.”

Travel + Leisure Readers’ 5 Favorite Hotels in Denver of 2023

  • The Oxford Hotel has garnered an exceptional accolade, winning the coveted #1 ranking of Travel + Leisure Readers’ 5 Favorite Hotels in Denver of 2023.
  • The Rally Hotel ranked #2 with its modern design, top-notch amenities, personalized service, and prime location, this hotel offers a remarkable stay that showcases the best of Denver.
  • The Crawford Hotel came in at #3 with its gorgeous historic details such as 65-foot ceilings, soaring windows, stunning chandeliers and prime location within Union Station.
  • The Maven tied with The Crawford Hotel for the #3 spot among Denver’s favorite hotels. The Maven’s reputation as a top choice for travelers seeking an exceptional guest experience that encapsulates the essence of Denver’s dynamic and culturally rich atmosphere.

About Curator Hotel & Resort Collection

Curator Hotel & Resort Collection is a distinct collection of small brands and independent lifestyle hotels and resorts worldwide, founded by Pebblebrook Hotel Trust and a group of industry-leading hotel operators. Curator provides lifestyle hotels access to a wide breadth of program offerings to enhance the guest experience, improve employee engagement, and create value while allowing their members the freedom to retain what makes their hotels unique. It offers the benefits of associating with other unique lifestyle hotels and brands while participating in best-in-class operating agreements, services, reporting, and technology. In addition to Pebblebrook, the founding members of Curator include Davidson Hospitality Group, Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Provenance, Sage Hospitality Group, Springboard Hospitality, and Viceroy Hotels & Resorts. For more information, visit and follow us at @CuratorHotelsResorts.

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