Preferred Hotels & Resorts Announces Members’ Choice Awards Winners

Preferred Hotels & Resorts has unveiled the winners of its first-ever I Prefer Members’ Choice Awards. These new awards celebrate hotels worldwide that deliver “exceptional, personalized experiences to members of the brand’s I Prefer Hotel Rewards program,” as determined by votes collected from I Prefer members in December 2018. Forty hotels were selected as winners across four regional categories, with New OrleansHotel Monteleone voted the No. 1 hotel globally; additional top honors include Pulitzer Amsterdam in the Netherlands, Royal Plaza on Scotts in Singapore and Half Moon in Jamaica

Ten hotels were announced as winners within each of the four regional awards categories. Hotel Monteleone, a literary landmark in New Orleans’ French Quarter since 1886, was ranked the top hotel globally for its commitment to delivering an outstanding I Prefer experience to new and existing members.  The 2018 I Prefer Members’ Choice awards winners include:  

Top Hotels in the United States 

  • Hotel Monteleone – New Orleans, LA   
  • Windsor Court Hotel – New Orleans, LA   
  • Rosen Shingle Creek – Orlando, FL  
  • Edgewood Tahoe Resort – Stateline (Lake Tahoe), NV  
  • Boston Harbor Hotel – Boston, MA
  • Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa – Palm Beach, FL  
  • The Broadmoor – Colorado Springs, CO  
  • Nemacolin Woodlands Resort – Farmington, PA  
  • Hotel Emma – San Antonio, TX 
  • Woodstock Inn & Resort – Woodstock, VT  

Top Hotels in Europe  

  • Pulitzer Amsterdam – Amsterdam, Netherlands  
  • Grand Hotel Excelsior – Valletta, Malta 
  • Dromoland Castle Hotel – County Clare, Ireland  
  • Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa – St. Andrews, Scotland  
  • Grand Hotel Tremezzo – Lake Como, Italy  
  • The Stafford London – United Kingdom 
  • Dylan Dublin – Dublin, Ireland   
  • Grand Hotel Zermatterhof – Zermatt, Switzerland  
  • The Fitzwilliam Hotel Dublin – Dublin, Ireland   
  • The K Club – Kildare, Ireland    

Top Hotels in Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa  

  • Royal Plaza on Scotts – Singapore   
  • Banyan Tree Seychelles – Seychelles   
  • Discovery Shores Boracay – Aklan, Philippines  
  • Discovery Primea, Manila – Manila, Philippines   
  • Discovery Suites Manila Philippines – Manila, Philippines  
  • Palazzo Versace, Dubai – Dubai, UAE 
  • Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo – Tokyo, Japan 
  • DUKES Dubai – Dubai, UAE  
  • EAST, Hong Kong – Hong Kong   
  • One World Hotel – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  

Top Hotels in Caribbean, Central and South America  

  • Half Moon – Montego Bay, Jamaica  
  • Condado Vanderbilt Hotel – San Juan, Puerto Rico  
  • Grand Isle Resort & Spa – George Town – Exuma, Bahamas  
  • Hotel Christopher – Pointe Milou, St. Barthélemy 
  • Cambridge Beaches Resort & Spa – Sandys, Bermuda  
  • Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro – Punta Cana, Dominican Republic  
  • Zemi Beach House Hotel & Spa – West Indies, Anguilla  
  • West Bay Club – Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands  
  • Casa Grande Hotel Resort & Spa – São Paulo, Brazil 
  • Iberostar Grand Hotel Rose Hall – Montego Bay, Jamaica 

Debuted by Preferred Hotels & Resorts in 2013, I Prefer has three million members currently enrolled. It extends points redeemable towards free nights and other on-property expenditures, elite status and other complimentary benefits to members during eligible stays at more than 650 participating properties worldwide. Bookings can be made online at or on the I Prefer mobile app.

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