Family Vacation Critic Favorite – 2017, #1 Hotel in the Southeast Region

May, 2017

The Inn at Christmas Place has been recognized for the third time by Family Vacation Critic, in 2017 as the #1 hotel for families in the Southeast region of the U.S., having been recommend by over 96% of families who stayed with us. Family Vacation Critic, TripAdvisor’s family travel site, has released its annual list of the best hotels for families in 15 regions across the globe. Every hotel on the list has met a strict list of family-specific criteria, having been highly-rated by family travelers and personally vetted by Family Vacation Critic’s team of family travel experts.

“When planning a family vacation, it’s important to find a hotel that truly meets the needs of all ages in your group, and these hotels do just that,” explains Lissa Poirot, Editor-in-Chief of Family Vacation Critic.

To be designated a Family Vacation Critic Favorite, hotels met the following criteria:

  • Hotel must have been personally vetted and visited by a member of Family Vacation Critic’s team of hotel experts, and receive either a four- or five-star editorial rating.
  • Hotel must have been recommended by 75% or more of families who have rated the property a four- or five-star review.

“It is our guests’ comments about the Christmas spirit they experience when they stay with us that makes this award so special for our team! Our vision to be America’s premier family lodging destination drives us to create those exceptional opportunities for families to make lifetime memories with every visit,” says K-Kin Fairbank Biggs, Managing Partner.

TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice® Top 25 U.S. Hotels – 2017, Best Service

January, 2017

The Inn at Christmas Place has been recognized for the fourth time as a Travelers’ Choice winner, in the Best Service category of the 2017 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice® awards for Hotels. In the 15th year of the awards, TripAdvisor has highlighted the world’s top properties based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from travelers around the globe.

Winners were identified in the categories of Top Hotels, Luxury, Bargain, Small, Service, B&Bs and Inns, Romance, and Family. The hallmarks of Travelers’ Choice hotels winners are remarkable service, value, and quality.

“I am so proud of the entire team at The Inn at Christmas Place! It’s the guest experience that they create that makes us such an amazing place to visit, and which has earned us this reward for the fourth time!” says K-Kin Fairbank Biggs, Managing Partner. “It’s such a beautiful testament to our focus of continuing to offer the absolute best service, and to the relationships we have built with our guests over time. But, of course, without our guests choosing to share their great experiences with TripAdvisor, we wouldn’t have been considered – so we thank them for taking the time to give us those good reviews!”

  • 2011 – TripAdvisor Top 25 U.S. Hotels, #6
  • 2012 – TripAdvisor Top 25 U.S. Hotels, #25
  • 2014 – TripAdvisor Top 25 U.S. Hotels, #15

Trivago – Awards 2017, Top 10 Best Property in America, 4-Star

November, 2016

The Inn at Christmas Place has been recognized in their very first annual awards ranking by trivago.com international travel site – based entirely on guest reviews. Chosen for their outstanding customer service, ranking, and performance, the trivago Awards 2017 recognize the 10 best properties in America in four different categories; 5-Star, 4-Star, 3-Star, and Alternative Accommodation.

With user ratings gathered from 34 hotel, booking, and review sites across the web, trivago has crafted a comprehensive, transparent, unbiased index for hotel ratings that we call the trivago Rating Index (tRI). A perfect tRI score is 100%, and is simply a compilation of all reviews and ratings of each property. Only the highest-rated hotels with prices on trivago.com and at least 150 tRI ratings and reviews made the lists.

“We are continually honored to know that our guests value their experiences here at The Inn at Christmas Place enough to take the time to share their complimentary reviews of our property! We are a family here, and we welcome our guests into that family experience with each visit. It brings us such joy to know that so many of you appreciate all that we do each day, and that you consider The Inn at Christmas Place your favorite vacation destination, and your home-away-from-home!” K-Kin Fairbank Biggs, Managing Partner.

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