From more than 200 nominees, the following Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide hotels and hoteliers were honored with these prestigious annual awards for 2017:

Historic Hotels of America New Member of the Year

  • The Georges (1789) Lexington, Virginia

Best Social Media of a Historic Hotel

  • The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa (1876) Riverside, California

Sustainability Champion

  • Inn at the Presidio (1903) San Francisco, California

 Best Small Historic Inn/Hotel (Under 75 Guestrooms)

  • The Dunhill Hotel (1929) Charlotte, North Carolina

 Best Historic Hotel (76-200 Guestrooms)

  • Mayflower Park Hotel (1927) Seattle, Washington

Best Historic Hotel (201-400 Guestrooms)

  • West Baden Springs Hotel (1902) West Baden Springs, Indiana

Best Historic Hotel (Over 400 Guestrooms)

  • Amway Grand Plaza (1913) Grand Rapids, Michigan

 Best City Center Historic Hotel

  • Marriott Syracuse Downtown (1924) Syracuse, New York

Best Historic Resort

  • The Broadmoor (1918) Colorado Springs, Colorado

Best Historic Restaurant in Conjunction with a Historic Hotel

  • Penrose Room at The Broadmoor (1918) Colorado Springs, Colorado

Hotel Historian of the Year

Ambassador of the Year (Quarter Century of Service)

 Best Historic Hotels Worldwide hotel in Europe 

  • Hotel Waldhaus Sils (1908) Sils Maria, Switzerland

 Best Historic Hotels Worldwide hotel in Asia/Pacific

  • Alsisar Haveli (1892) Jaipur, India

 Best Historic Hotels Worldwide hotel in the Americas

  • Fairmont Le Château Frontenac (1893) Québec City, Canada

 Historian of the Year

  • Chef Walter Staib, author, twelve time Emmy Award winning TV host of A Taste of History©, and chef and proprietor of City Tavern Restaurant in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 Stewards of History and Historic Preservation Award

 Legendary Family Historic Hoteliers of the Year

Historic Hotelier of the Year

  • Philip Wood at The Jefferson, Washington, DC (1923) Washington, DC

 Lifetime Achievement Award