Awards

Passport Resorts' properties have received numerous accolades from guests, the media, and professional and government organizations. Below are some highlights. For a complete list of awards, please click on each property.

 


Wine Spectator

2017 Grand Award

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2017 Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards

4-Star awards for: Hotel – Restaurant – Spa

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Condé Nast Traveller (U.K.) – Readers’ Travel Awards, September 2016

#1 – The Best Hotel in the World for Design, #2 – Favorite Overseas Holidays Hotel – The Americas & Caribbean, #3 – The Best of the Best – Worldwide

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Andrew Harper, September 2016

#2 – U.S. Hideaway, #7 – Best Food and Wine Resorts, #13 – Best Spa Resorts

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Wine Spectator

2016 Grand Award

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2016 Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards

4-Star awards for: Hotel – Restaurant – Spa

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Andrew Harper, September 2015

#1 – U.S. Hideaway (Eight years in a row)

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Wine Spectator

2015 Grand Award

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Travel + Leisure, The World’s Best Hotels, T+L 500, January 2015

#1 – California | #5 – USA | #13 – Worldwide

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Condé Nast Traveler, Readers’ Choice Awards, October 2014

#2 – Best Hotels in San Francisco and Northern California | #17 – Top 25 in United States

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Andrew Harper, September 2014

#1 – U.S. Hideaway (seven years in a row)

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Wine Spectator

2014 Grand Award

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Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards, July 2014

Top 5 Inns in US/Canada (#2), World’s Best Hotels (#13)

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Robb Report, May 2014

The World’s Top 100 Resorts

2014 Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards, January 2014

4-Star awards for: Hotel – Restaurant – Spa

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Condé Nast Traveler, January 2014

The Platinum Circle & Gold List

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Travel + Leisure, T+L 500, January 2014

Top 10 – California

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Mr. & Mrs. Smith, November 2013

Best Smith Hotel 2013

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Andrew Harper, September 2013

#1 – U.S. Hideaway (for the six year in a row)  |   #6 – Top 20 Food & Wine Resorts

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2014 Zagat Guide – SIERRA MAR

#1 – Top Decor, #4 – Top Food, #6 – Top Service

International Traveller, September 2013

#25 – 100 Best Hotels and Resorts in the World

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Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards, July 2013

#6 – Top Inns In The Continental U.S.

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Wine Spectator

2013 Grand Award

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Condé Nast Traveler, March 2013

2013 Readers’ Poll – Top 40 U.S. Hotel Spas

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2013 Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards

4-Star awards for: Hotel – Restaurant – Spa

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Condé Nast Traveler, January 2013

The Platinum Circle & Gold List

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Travel + Leisure, T+L 500, January 2013

Top Hotel for Location in the U.S., Top Hotel in California

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2013 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards

#4 – Top 10 Hotels for Romance – United States, #5 – Top 25 Hotels in the United States, #8 – Top 25 Luxury Hotels in the United States

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2013 Zagat Guide – SIERRA MAR

#1 – Top Eclectic Cuisine, #1 – Top Decor, #3 – Top Food

Andrew Harper

#1 – U.S. Hideaway (for the fifth year in a row)  |   #5 – Top 20 Food & Wine Resorts  |   #13 – Top 20 Spa Resorts

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Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards, July 2012

#1 – Hotel in California, #5 – Top Inns In The Continental U.S.

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Wine Spectator

2012 Grand Award

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Condé Nast Traveler, June 2012

2012 Readers’ Poll – Top 75 Hotel Spas, U.S. Mainland

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Robb Report, May 2012

The World’s Top 100 Resorts

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2012 Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards, March 2012

4-Star awards for: Hotel – Restaurant – Spa

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Condé Nast Traveler, Gold List, January 2012

Best Hotel for Location in the U.S.

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Travel + Leisure T+L 500 – The Best Hotels in the World, January 2012

Top 10 – California

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Spa Finder 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards, November 2011

Top Ten Award for Environmental Practices and Romance

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Condé Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards

#7 Top 50 Small Hotels

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Andrew Harper

#1 U.S. Hideaway for the fourth year in a row

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Andrew Harper

#3 Top 20 Food & Wine Resorts

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2012 Zagat Guide – SIERRA MAR

#1 – Top Eclectic Cuisine, #1 – Top Decor in the SF Bay Area

Forbes Travel Guide 4-Star Awards

Hotel – Restaurant – Spa

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Condé Nast Traveller (U.K.)

# 1 Best Leisure Hotel in the U.S., 2011 Readers’ Travel Awards

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Condé Nast Johansens

Most Excellent Romantic Getaway USA & CANADA

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Travel + Leisure Top 500 Hotels

#1 in California

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Condé Nast Traveller, Gold List, January 2011

Overall score: 93.1 (#8 in California)

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Condé Nast Traveller, UK Gold List, January 2011

#2 – Top 3 Best Hotel for Service – The Americas and Caribbean

SpaFinder Magazine

2010 Readers Choice Award

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2011 Zagat Guide – SIERRA MAR

#1 – Top Decor, #1 – Top Eclectic Cuisine, #4 – Top Food

World’s Best Awards – October 2010

#8 World’s Best Spas, #2 America’s Best Coastal Hotels

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America’s Best – Top 10 Destinations

Food Network, September 2010

2010 Andrew Harper Hideaway Report

#1 United States Hideaway

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2010 Silver Magellan Award

Eco-Efforts in the category of Hotels and Resorts/Eco-Friendly “Green” Resort/Hotel

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Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards

Top 5 Inns in US/Canada (#3), World’s Best Hotels (#47)

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Condé Nast Johansens

2010 Award for Excellence: The Most Romantic Hideaway. Also featured in 2006, 2009

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Condé Nast Traveler

2010 Gold List – World’s Best Places To Stay, Overall score of 91.3. Also featured in 2005-2009

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Travel + Leisure 500

2010 World’s Best Hotels, No. 3 in California, No. 1 in Big Sur. Also featured in 2009

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Forbes Travel Guide 4-Star Awards

Hotel – Restaurant – Spa

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Condé Nast Traveler

2009 Reader’s Choice Awards, Best in the World. Also featured in 2004-2008

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Spa Magazine

2009 Silver Sage Winner, Favorite Eco/Green Spa

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SpaFinder Magazine

2009 Readers Choice Award

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Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report

#1 Top 20 Hideaways – U.S., 2009 Reader’s Choice. Also featured in 2008, 2007, 2005

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Travel + Leisure

World’s Best Service – Continental U.S. & Canada, #7 out of 10, score of 94.77. Also featured in 2004-2006

Condé Nast Traveler

Reader’s Choice Award for Spa. Also featured in 2007, 2005

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Luxury Travel Magazine

Top 10 World’s Best Cliffside Hotels

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Forbes Traveler

2009 World’s Best Hotels Award February 2009. Also featured in 2008

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2009 Mobil Travel Guide

4-Star Awards: Post Ranch Inn, Hotel; Sierra Mar, Restaurant; Post Ranch Inn, Spa. Also featured in 2008

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2009 TripAdvisor Travelers Choice Awards

Top 10 Best for Romance, No. 6 United States. Also featured in 2008, 2007

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Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report

#1 Top 20 U.S. Resort Hideaway, #3 Top 20 U.S. Resorts

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2017 Grand Award

Wine Spectator

2016 Grand Award

Wine Spectator

#17 – Best Family Resorts

Readers’ Choice Awards
Andrew Harper 2016

Winner – ‘Sense of Place’

World Legacy Awards
National Geographic 2015

#1 – Best Hotels in the San Francisco Bay Area

World’s Best Awards 2015
Travel + Leisure

#2 – Best Hotels in California

World’s Best Awards 2015
Travel + Leisure

#9 – Top Resorts in the Continental U.S.

World’s Best Awards 2015
Travel + Leisure

#37 – Top Resorts in the World

World’s Best Awards 2015
Travel + Leisure

#6 – Top Hotels in California

Readers’ Choice Awards 2015
Condé Nast Traveler

Sustainable Spa of the Year

Spa Sustainability Awards 2014
Green Spa Network

#3 – Top Resorts in California

World’s Best Awards 2014
Travel + Leisure

#4 – Top Hotel Spas in the U.S.

World’s Best Awards 2014
Travel + Leisure

#11 – Top Resorts in the Continental U.S.

World’s Best Awards 2014
Travel + Leisure

#5 – Top Hotels in Northern California

Readers’ Choice Awards 2014
Condé Nast Traveler

#5 – Top Resorts in the U.S.
#59 – Top Resorts in the World

World's Best Awards 2013
Travel + Leisure

Global Vision Awards Winner

Sustainability Category 2013
Travel + Leisure

#8 – Top 75 U.S. Hotel Spas

Condé Nast Traveler
The Top 270 Spas, Readers' Poll 2013

Top 10 Green Spas

Organic Spa Magazine, 2013

World's 500 Best Hotels

Readers' Choice 2012
Travel + Leisure

Top 35 Hotels in Northern California

Condé Nast Traveler
Readers' Choice 2012

Top 10 Hotels

Gayot.com: The Guide to the Good Life
The San Francisco Hotels Review Guide

Top 200 Hotels in the United States

Condé Nast Traveler
Readers' Choice 2011

Top 5 Hotels in San Francisco

Haute Living magazine 2011

One of the Top 10 New Green American Landmarks

Travel + Leisure 2008

Silver Magellan Award – Hotels & Resorts category: Marketing & Advertising Campaign

Travel Weekly 2010

LEED Gold Certification

U.S. Green Building Council

2009 GEELA (Governor's Environmental and Economic Leadership Award)

Environmental and Economic Partnerships category

Designing the Parks 2010 Honor Award

National Park Service, in partnership with the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

 


Fiji's Leading Resort

World Travel Awards 2009 & 2008

Australasia's Leading Green Hotel

World Travel Awards 2008

Global Sustainable Tourism Award

ISLANDS magazine 2007

# 1 – World's Best Environmentally-Friendly Accommodations

TripAdvisor 2007

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