|July 19, 2004 - The Post Ranch Inn, a luxury eco-hotel in California,
has been named Hotel of the Year for 2004 by Small Luxury Hotels of the
Post Ranch Inn general manager Dan Priano adds, 'this designation shows
it is possible to knit together the ideals of nature, seclusion and tranquility
with the realities of global brand awareness and the exclusive hospitality
demands of an international clientele.'
|The environmentally-sensitive 30-room
property overlooks the Pacific along the Big Sur coastline and strongly
supports measures to conserve resources whilst also helping to protect
threatened flora and fauna.
Strict SLH award criteria measure both the standards of quality achieved
by the hotel and its support for international marketing initiatives.
SLH global spokesman Brian Mills comments, 'Post Ranch Inn is recognized
consistently as one of the world's best hotels. It is also in the
forefront of the brand's growing identification with environmental and
Post Ranch Inn
Big Sur, California
Perched 1200 ft above the Pacific Ocean in Big Sur, California, Post
Ranch Inn sits on a breathtaking 98 acres. Known for its oneness
with nature, Post Ranch Inn has been described as a 'luxury resort that
is a playground for the soul.' With an unparalleled setting, the
service follows suit with beautiful accommodations and immaculate attention
The Small Luxury Hotels of the World brand is a collection of over 300
independently-owned exclusive hotels in more than 50 countries. Carefully
selected for their style and sophistication, Small Luxury Hotels feature
award-winning properties including spas, country houses, golf resorts,
island retreats, city sanctuaries, and game and wilderness lodges.