Best of the Best Award Winners Announced

LAS VEGAS - Best Western, THE WORLD’S LARGEST HOTEL CHAIN®, announces 22 winners of its annual Best of the Best Awards. The program, now in its third year recognizes Best Western hoteliers throughout the United States, Canada and the Caribbean for excellence in quality and service. In addition, 44 hotels have been chosen as honorable mention.

Best of the Best winners are chosen based on strict criteria including two quality assurance reviews conducted during the year in which they must receive a perfect score on each occasion. Honorable mention recipients scored at least one perfect review and one review totaling 975 out of a possible 1,000 points.

“The Best of the Best Awards recognize leading Best Western hotels,” said Ken Smotherman, Chairman of Best Western’s Board of Directors. “The awards reflect dedication to the high quality of our brand and outstanding achievement in hotel operation by each of the winners.”

Six of this year’s recipients are repeat winners. Those hotels are: Best Western Shadow Inn, Woodland, Calif.; Best Western Revere Inn & Suites, Paradise, Penn.; Best Western Ludlow Colonial Motel, Ludlow, Vt.; Best Western Executive Court Inn & Conference Center, Manchester, NH; Best Western Big Spring Lodge, Talala, Okla. and the Best Western Elm House Inn, Napa, Calif.

All winners are being recognized in front of 2,000 peers at the hotel company’s international Convention this week in Las Vegas, Nev. Hotel owners will receive a trophy, along with special designation in the company’s printed and online hotel guides.


Best Western International is THE WORLD’S LARGEST HOTEL CHAIN® with more than 4,000 hotels in 80 countries and territories. Best Western is a membership association of independently owned and operated hotels that provides marketing, reservations and operational support to its members.