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Stowe Mountain Lodge Named #9 for Top 100 Hotels in the U.S.

Mountainside Luxury Lodge Receives Top Honor in the 2011 Condé Nast Traveler “Best in the World” Poll

Stowe, Vt. (October 28, 2011) — Stowe Mountain Lodge, located at the base of Stowe Mountain Resort, was recently named “#9 Best in the World for the U.S”  by the prestigious Condé Nast Traveler magazine.  As one of the most respected travel publications in the country, Condé Nast Traveler’s annual “World’s Best” lists are considered one of the ultimate honors in travel recognitions.

Chosen by readers who are distinguished and experienced travelers, many of whom have stayed at the most revered hotels in the world, the Reader’s Choice Award is one of the most sought after in the travel industry due to the detailed selection process and esteemed reputation of the voters.

Stowe Mountain Lodge is recognized as the preeminent mountain lodge in New England, with ski-in/ski-out access to the best lift-accessed skiing and snowboarding in the East. The six-story, 312-room lodge features rustic, grand architecture, luxuriously appointed guest rooms, a 21,000 square-foot spa, award-winning-dining, a year-round heated indoor/outdoor pool and a two story lobby with floor-to-ceiling windows and oversized wood-burning fireplaces.

The meticulously selected team of hospitality professionals at Stowe Mountain Lodge, including our signature Alpine Concierge, is dedicated to providing the highest level of personalized service to guests prior to arrival, during their stay and after their departure.

In celebration of this prestigious award and our anticipation of another outstanding winter here in Vermont, Stowe Mountain Lodge is offering guests two special packages:

Ski & Stay Package

  • Overnight accommodations
  • Breakfast for two each day
  • Two adult lift tickets per day
  • $50 spa note

Ski for Free

  • Overnight accommodations in one of our Front Four Suites
  • Two adult lift tickets per day

About Stowe Mountain Lodge

Stowe Mountain Lodge is the centerpiece of Spruce Peak at Stowe, a $400 million alpine village that has been in planning and development stages for the past 16 years.  As part of this new community, guests of Stowe Mountain Lodge will enjoy world-class service, 312 guest rooms, a 21,000-square-foot spa and wellness center, ski-in/ski-out access to over 100 legendary trails, exclusive access to Stowe Mountain Club, an 18-hole mountain golf course designed by Bob Cupp, and a heated outdoor pool. Stowe Mountain Resort offers over 56,000 square feet of event space, as well as high-end boutiques, restaurants and limitless on-mountain recreational options.  The lodge offers farm-to-table cuisine in Solstice restaurant and Hourglass bar.  In addition, 34 fractionally-owned condominium units are available for vacation home ownership in the Lodge’s Front Four Private Residence Club.  Rooms reservations, with special lodging offers and packages, are available by calling (802) 253-3560 or (888) 4-STOWE-VT, or by visiting For real estate inquiries, please call (888) 403-7739 or (802) 253-0320.

 About Destination Hotels & Resorts

Destination Hotels & Resorts is the fourth largest independent hospitality management company in the United States with more than 35 luxury and upscale hotels, resorts and conference centers. The company has developed a variety of initiatives to better serve its communities, stakeholders and customers including Destination Earth, an environmental sustainability program, and the Destination Delivers guest loyalty program, which provides the best available offers to members. Destination operates properties in key metropolitan areas and resort markets including Washington, D.C., Denver, San Diego, Los Angeles, Santa Fe, Aspen, Palm Springs, Austin and Lake Tahoe. Destination is a subsidiary of Los Angeles-based investment, development and management firm Lowe Enterprises.  For more information on the properties in the Destination Hotels & Resorts collection, please visit or to join Destination Delivers, visit


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Leslie Kilgore
Public Relations Manager
Phone: 802.760.4703

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