From Seattle to Key West, Eight Noble House Hotels & Resorts Receive Honors from Condé Nast Traveler.

SEATTLE (October 10, 2018 ) – Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd., a hotel ownership and management group with an upscale portfolio of 18 distinct and visually captivating properties spanning the U.S., today announced eight hotels and resorts within its collection received designations from Condé Nast Traveler’s 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards: Argonaut Hotel in San Francisco, CA; The Edgewater in Seattle, WA; LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort in Naples, FL; Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa in Gateway, CO; The Portofino Hotel & Marina in Redondo Beach, CA; and Little Palm Island Resort & Spa and Ocean Key Resort & Spa in the Florida Keys were all awarded with one of the travel industry’s top recognitions.

“It’s an honor to see a selection of our hotels and resorts recognized once again with this prestigious award from one of the most influential travel publications,” said Noble House Founder & Chairman Patrick R. Colee. “There are no greater compliments than those from our guests, so it really means the world to us. We’re grateful to all who voted and hope to welcome them back soon.”

The properties received the following awards:

  • LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort: #3 of the Top Resorts in Florida
  • Little Palm Island Resort & Spa: # 3 of the Top Resorts in the Florida Keys
  • Gateway Canyons Resort & Spa: #6 of the Top Resorts in Colorado
  • Ocean Key Resort & Spa: #8 of the Top Resorts in the Florida Keys
  • Argonaut Hotel: #8 of the Top Hotels in San Francisco
  • The Edgewater: #11 of the Top Hotels in Seattle
  • The Portofino Hotel & Marina: #22 of the Top Hotels in Southern California

More than 429,000 readers submitted millions of ratings and tens of thousands of comments, voting on hotels and resorts, cities, islands, cruise ships, airlines and airports. The Readers’ Choice Awards are announced in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler, on newsstands nationwide on October 9, 2018. The full list is published exclusively online, at

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.” Under Editor in Chief Pilar Guzmán, the Readers’ Choice Awards have become more selective and specific to the passions that inspire today’s travelers.

With these awards, Noble House Hotels & Resorts amplifies its position as one of the top hotel ownership and management groups creating memorable experiences and adventures for business, leisure, and group travelers from around the world. Adding to the adventure this November 2018, The Josie opens as the company’s first Canadian property and the only ski-in/ski-out boutique hotel built in Canada in over a decade. To learn more about the hotel and resort collection, visit

About Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd.
A privately held company for more than 35 years, Noble House Hotels & Resorts, Ltd. was founded in 1979 by owner and chairman Patrick R. Colee as a commercial property development group, later transitioning in 1994 to the dynamic hospitality ownership and management company it is today. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington and continuously growing, Noble House owns and manages an upscale portfolio of 18 distinct and visually captivating hotel properties, over 50 restaurants, bars, and lounges, the Napa Valley Wine Train, and a collection of spas, marinas, and private residences throughout the U.S. and Canada. A range of beachfront resorts spanning California and Florida, luxury retreats in Jackson Hole, WY, British Columbia, and Colorado, and a collection of urban hotels in Seattle, San Francisco, and College Station, TX make up the diverse group of destinations. Built upon a philosophy that emphasizes location, distinction, and soul, Noble House Hotels & Resorts dedicates itself to creating and managing exceptional properties that celebrate the local destination that surrounds.

For more information, visit or call Noble House Hotels & Resorts at 877.NOBLE.TRIP.

About Condé Nast Traveler
As the most discerning, up-to-the-minute voice in all things travel, Condé Nast Traveler is the global citizen’s bible and muse, offering both inspiration and vital intel. Condé Nast Traveler is the most trusted and celebrated name in travel with six National Magazine Award wins and 26 nominations in its 28-year history. Advertising Age named Pilar Guzmán Editor of the Year in 2014 and attained 4 Webby Awards since 2015
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