TripAdvisor Awards: Palm Springs Boutique Hotels Shine for Service

Palm Springs, Calif. – May 13, 2014 – Three Palm Springs boutique hotels properties have received the 2014 Travelers’ Choice Hotels with Exceptional Service by TripAdvisor. Travelers rated Desert Riviera Hotel as the #1 “Top 10 Hotels for Service in the U.S.” and #8 “Top 10 Hotels for Service in the World.” In addition, Hotel California is ranked #2 for “Top 10 Hotels for Service in the U.S,.” and La Maison Hotel ranked #5 in the “Top 10 Hotels for Service in the U.S.”

Palm Springs was showcased as the destination that shines for service. “Palm Springs is a magnet for TripAdvisor travelers, thanks to its picturesque landscape and abundant sunshine, but it's also the friendly hoteliers and imaginative personal touches found in some of its top accommodations that keep TripAdvisor members going back,” said Wendy Perrin, Travel Advocate for TripAdvisor.

“This recognition from TripAdvisor is just more proof that ultra-cool Palm Springs and our distinctive boutique hotels continue to draw in visitors from around the world looking for year-round sunshine and excellent customer service with that special touch,” said Mayor Steve Pougnet. “I want to thank TripAdvisor for recognizing once again that when it comes to where to stay and play, Palm Springs truly is like no place else.”

This year, Palm Springs and hotel properties have received multiple TripAdvisor awards. Most recently, the City of Palm Springs received the 2014 Travelers’ Choice Awards by TripAdvisor for Top 25 Destinations in the U.S, climbing six spots to the 17th most desired destination the country according to the annual ranking.

The Desert Riviera, Hotel California, La Maison, Old Ranch Inn, The Willows, Queen of Hearts and Alpine Gardens Hotel received the 2014 Travelers’ Choice Awards in the U.S. and World in the following categories: Best Small Hotel, Romance and Bargain.  La Maison Hotel also received the #1 Top Small Hotel in the United States by the 2014 Travelers’ Choice Awards by TripAdvisor. 

 Top 10 Hotels for Service in the World:

1. Riad Kheirredine, Marrakech, Morocco

2. Hamanasi Adventure and Dive Resort, Hopkins, Belize

3. Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guesthouse, Franschhoek, South Africa

4. Riad Noir d’Ivoire, Marrakech, Morocco

5. Hotel Residence Agnes, Prague, Czech Republic

6. Castlewood House, Dingle, Ireland

7. The Dairy Private Luxury Hotel, Queenstown, New Zealand

8. Desert Riviera Hotel, Palm Springs, California

9. La Maison Arabe, Marrakech, Morocco

10. Hotel Villa Steno, Monterosso al Mare, Italy

 

Top 10 Hotels for Service in the U.S.:

1. Desert Riviera Hotel, Palm Springs, California

2. Hotel California, Palm Springs, California

3. SeaCoast Inn, Hyannis, Massachusetts

4. Beachside Village Resort, Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida

5. La Maison Hotel, Palm Springs, California

6. The Hotel SYNC, Bowling Green, Kentucky

7. Alhambra Beach Resort, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

8. Sleep Inn & Suites, Idaho Falls, Idaho

9. Hampton Inn & Suites St. Louis/South I-55, Mehlville, Missouri

10. Olea Hotel, Glen Ellen, California

Travelers’ Choice Exceptional Service award-winners were determined based on the millions of reviews and opinions of TripAdvisor travelers worldwide, taking into account the quality of reviews and ratings for service. http://www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice.   

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