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#6 Best Resort in the South

Lansdowne Wins for the Second Consecutive Year!

#14 Best Southern Resort

This is the second consecutive win for Lansdowne Resort and Spa with more than 429,000 dedicated readers submitted millions of ratings and tens of thousands of comments, sharing their recent travel experiences of the world’s cities, islands, hotels, resorts, cruise lines, airlines and airports—good or bad. And you, travel professionals, have never stopped serving them to the highest standards.

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.” The 2018 Readers' Choice Awards are published exclusively on Condé Nast Traveler's website at and celebrated in the November issue on newsstands nationwide on October 16.


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Best Southern Hotels in 2018 include:

1 Sanderling Resort, Duck, North Carolina
2 Greyfield Inn, Cumberland Island, Georgia
3 The Lodge on Little St. Simons Island, Little St. Simons Island, Georgia
4 The Beach Club at Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina, Charleston, South Carolina
5 The Inn & Club at Harbour Town, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
6 Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island, Sonesta, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
7 The Swag, Waynesville, North Carolina
8 Primland, Meadows of Dan, Virginia
9 Montage Palmetto Bluff, Montage Bluffton, South Carolina
10 The Cloister, Sea Island, Georgia
11 Wild Dunes Resort, Isle of Palms, South Carolina
12 Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
13 The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa, Westin, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
14 Lansdowne Resort and Spa, Leesburg, Virginia
15 Barnsley Resort, Adairsville, Georgia
16 Jekyll Island Club Resort, Jekyll Island, Georgia
17 The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, West, Virginia
18 The Sanctuary Hotel at Kiawah Island, Kiawah Island, South Carolina
19 The Omni Grove Park Inn, Omni, Asheville, North Carolina
20 Tides Inn, Irvington, Virginia
21 Salamander Resort & Spa, Middleburg, Virginia
22 Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi, Hard Rock, Biloxi, Mississippi
23 The Westin Jekyll Island, Westin, Jekyll Island, Georgia
24 Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa, Marriott, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
25 The Omni Homestead Resort, Omni, Hot Springs, Virginia
26 Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort, Omni, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
27 Beach House, a Holiday Inn Resort, Holiday Inn, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
28 The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa, Westin Savannah, Georgia
29 The Ritz- Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee, Ritz-Carlton, Greensboro, Georgia
30 Château Élan Winery & Resort, Braselton, Georgia


Conde Nast Traveler readers' Choice Awards Logo 2018 Lansdowne Resort and Spa Wins One of Best Southern Resorts in Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards survey!

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