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.

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Travel + Leisure's Readers' Choice Awards, July 2018

Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards, July 2018

#1 – Top Hotel in California
#4 – Top Continental U.S. Resort Hotels

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Wine Spectator Grand Award 2018

Wine Spectator

2018 Grand Award

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Andrew Harper Top 20 Hideaway 2017 Winner

Andrew Harper, November 2017

#1 Top Hideaway In The World

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Wine Spectator Grand Award 2017

Wine Spectator

2017 Grand Award

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2017 Forbes Travel Guide

2017 Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards

4-Star awards for: Hotel – Restaurant – Spa

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Condé Nast Traveler (U.K.) Readers' Travel Awards 2016

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 Readers' Choice 2016 Winner

Andrew Harper, September 2016

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

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2016 Forbes Travel Guide

Wine Spectator

2016 Grand Award

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2016 Forbes Travel Guide

2016 Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards

4-Star awards for: Hotel – Restaurant – Spa

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Andrew Harper 2015 Readers' Choice

Andrew Harper, September 2015

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

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Wine Spectator Grand Award 2015

Wine Spectator

2015 Grand Award

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Travel + Leisure, World's Best Hotels, T+L 500, 2015

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 2014

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 2014 Readers' Choice

Andrew Harper, September 2014

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

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Wine Spectator Grand Award 2014

Wine Spectator

2014 Grand Award

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Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2014

Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards, July 2014

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

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The Robb Report Top 100 Resorts

Robb Report, May 2014

The World’s Top 100 Resorts
Forbes Travel Guide Inspector

2014 Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards, January 2014

4-Star awards for: Hotel – Restaurant – Spa

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Condé Nast Traveler, The Platinum Circle & Gold List, 2014

Condé Nast Traveler, January 2014

The Platinum Circle & Gold List

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Travel + Leisure T+L 500 2014

Travel + Leisure, T+L 500, January 2014

Top 10 – California

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The Smith Hotel Awards 2013

Mr. & Mrs. Smith, November 2013

Best Smith Hotel 2013

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Andrew Harper 2013 Readers' Choice Awards

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

International Traveller, September 2013

#25 – 100 Best Hotels and Resorts in the World

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Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards, July 2013

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

#6 – Top Inns In The Continental U.S.

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Wine Spectator Grand Award 2013

Wine Spectator

2013 Grand Award

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Condé Nast Traveler, March 2013

Condé Nast Traveler, March 2013

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

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Forbes Travel Guide Inspector

2013 Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards

4-Star awards for: Hotel – Restaurant – Spa

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Condé Nast Traveler, January 2013

Condé Nast Traveler, January 2013

The Platinum Circle & Gold List

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Travel + Leisure, T+L 500, January 2013

Travel + Leisure, T+L 500, January 2013

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

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TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice 2013 Winner

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
2012 Andrew Harper Readers' Choice Awards

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 World's Best Awards, July 2012

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 Grand Award 2012

Wine Spectator

2012 Grand Award

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Condé Nast Traveler, June 2012

Condé Nast Traveler, June 2012

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

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Robb Report, May 2012

Robb Report, May 2012

The World’s Top 100 Resorts

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Forbes Travel Guide Inspector

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

Condé Nast Traveler, Gold List, January 2012

Best Hotel for Location in the U.S.

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Travel + Leisure T+L 500, January 2012

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

Spa Finder 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards, November 2011

Top Ten Award for Environmental Practices and Romance

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Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards

Condé Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards

#7 Top 50 Small Hotels

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Andrew Harper Readers' Choice 2011 Winner

Andrew Harper

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

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Andrew Harper Readers' Choice 2011 Winner

Andrew Harper

#3 Top 20 Food & Wine Resorts

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Zagat logo

2012 Zagat Guide – SIERRA MAR

#1 – Top Eclectic Cuisine, #1 – Top Decor in the SF Bay Area
Forbes Travel Guide 4-Star Awards 2011

Forbes Travel Guide 4-Star Awards

Hotel – Restaurant – Spa

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Condé Nast Traveler (U.K.), 2011

Condé Nast Traveller (U.K.)

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

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Condé Nast Johansens 2011 Award Winner

Condé Nast Johansens

Most Excellent Romantic Getaway USA & CANADA

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Travel + Leisure Top 500 Hotels 2011

Travel + Leisure Top 500 Hotels

#1 in California

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Condé Nast Traveller, Gold List, January 2011

Condé Nast Traveller, Gold List, January 2011

Overall score: 93.1 (#8 in California)

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Condé Nast Traveller, U.K. Gold List, January 2011

Condé Nast Traveller, UK Gold List, January 2011

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

SpaFinder Magazine

2010 Readers Choice Award

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Zagat logo

2011 Zagat Guide – SIERRA MAR

#1 – Top Decor, #1 – Top Eclectic Cuisine, #4 – Top Food
Travel + Leisure, October 2010

World’s Best Awards – October 2010

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

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Food Network logo

America’s Best – Top 10 Destinations

Food Network, September 2010
Andrew Harper Readers' Choice 2010 Winner

2010 Andrew Harper Hideaway Report

#1 United States Hideaway

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2010 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards Silver Winner

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 Award Recognized 2010

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 2009 Award Winner

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

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 2010 World's Best Hotels

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

Forbes Travel Guide 4-Star Awards

Hotel – Restaurant – Spa

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Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards 2009

Condé Nast Traveler

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

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Spa Magazine 2009

Spa Magazine

2009 Silver Sage Winner, Favorite Eco/Green Spa

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Spa Finder 2009 Readers' Choice

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

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 Awards

Condé Nast Traveler

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

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Luxury Travel Magazine logo

Luxury Travel Magazine

Top 10 World’s Best Cliffside Hotels

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Forbes Traveler 400

Forbes Traveler

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

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Mobil Travel Guide logo

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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TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice 2009

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 Readers' Choice 2008 Winner

Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report

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

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Wine Spectator Grand Award 2018

2018 Grand Award

Wine Spectator

Wine Spectator Grand Award 2017

2017 Grand Award

Wine Spectator

2016 Forbes Travel Guide

2016 Grand Award

Wine Spectator

Andrew Harper 2016 Readers' Choice Winner

#17 – Best Family Resorts

Readers’ Choice Awards
Andrew Harper 2016

National Geographic World Legacy Awards

Winner – ‘Sense of Place’

World Legacy Awards
National Geographic 2015

Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2015

#1 – Best Hotels in the San Francisco Bay Area

World’s Best Awards 2015
Travel + Leisure

Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2015

#2 – Best Hotels in California

World’s Best Awards 2015
Travel + Leisure

Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2015

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

World’s Best Awards 2015
Travel + Leisure

Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2015

#37 – Top Resorts in the World

World’s Best Awards 2015
Travel + Leisure

Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards 2015

#6 – Top Hotels in California

Readers’ Choice Awards 2015
Condé Nast Traveler

Green Spa Network

Sustainable Spa of the Year

Spa Sustainability Awards 2014
Green Spa Network

Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2014

#3 – Top Resorts in California

World’s Best Awards 2014
Travel + Leisure

Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2014

#4 – Top Hotel Spas in the U.S.

World’s Best Awards 2014
Travel + Leisure

Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2014

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

World’s Best Awards 2014
Travel + Leisure

Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards 2014

#5 – Top Hotels in Northern California

Readers’ Choice Awards 2014
Condé Nast Traveler

Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2013

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

World's Best Awards 2013
Travel + Leisure

Travel + Leisure 2013 Global Vision Awards

Global Vision Awards Winner

Sustainability Category 2013
Travel + Leisure

Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Poll 2013

#8 – Top 75 U.S. Hotel Spas

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

Organic Spa magazine

Top 10 Green Spas

Organic Spa Magazine, 2013

Travel + Leisure 2012 T+L 500

World's 500 Best Hotels

Readers' Choice 2012
Travel + Leisure

Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice 2012

Top 35 Hotels in Northern California

Condé Nast Traveler
Readers' Choice 2012

GayOT.com logo

Top 10 Hotels

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

Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice 2011

Top 200 Hotels in the United States

Condé Nast Traveler
Readers' Choice 2011

Haute Living Magazine

Top 5 Hotels in San Francisco

Haute Living magazine 2011

Travel + Leisure, November 2008

One of the Top 10 New Green American Landmarks

Travel + Leisure 2008

2010 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards Silver Winner

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

Travel Weekly 2010

U.S. Green Building Council LEED Gold

LEED Gold Certification

U.S. Green Building Council

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

Environmental and Economic Partnerships category

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Designing the Parks 2010 Honor Award

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

Jean-Michel Cousteau Fiji Islands Resort

 


World Travel Awards 2009 Winner

Fiji's Leading Resort

World Travel Awards 2009 & 2008

Australasia's Leading Green Hotel

World Travel Awards 2008

Islands Magazine

Global Sustainable Tourism Award

ISLANDS magazine 2007

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# 1 – World's Best Environmentally-Friendly Accommodations

TripAdvisor 2007

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