NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA – – Preferred Hotels & Resorts – the world’s largest independent hotel brand – today announced the winners of the third annual I Prefer Members’ Choice Awards and announced a time-limited as part of the celebration Bonus point promotion for new and existing members of the I Prefer Hotel Rewards program. Celebrating 38 independent hotels, resorts and residences in four regional categories, the 2020 Global Awards were set directly by I Prefer members who cast their ballots to recognize the inimitable experiences they had on previous visits to one of the 700 hotels participating in I have made favors.

For 2020 Royal Plaza on Scotts in Singapore was declared the overall winner for the consistent provision of exceptional guest services. Other awards went to the Grand Hotel Tremezzo on Lake Como in Italy. Boston Harbor Hotel in Massachusetts, United States; and Crescent Moon in Montego Bay, Jamaica. All renowned, award-winning hotels are unique in their approach to hospitality and are linked by a relentless commitment to exemplary service and high quality standards.

“I Prefer is built on a promise to provide unprecedented levels of consistent, flexible, and rewarding hospitality,” said Jeri Salazar, vice president of loyalty, Preferred Hotels & Resorts. “With these annual awards, we pride ourselves on recognizing what our I Prefer members consider to be the most valuable aspects of a hotel stay – real recognition, sincere personalization, and warm connections to local culture – which makes our portfolio of independent hotels uniquely positioned to provide. “

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The full list of 2020 I prefer Members’ Choice Awards winners includes:

Top Hotels in North America:

  • Boston Harbor Hotel – Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa – Palm Beach, Florida, United States
  • Edgewood Tahoe Resort – Stateline (Lake Tahoe), Nevada, United States
  • Hotel Emma – San Antonio, Texas, United States
  • Hotel Grand Pacific – Victoria, Canada
  • Hotel Monteleone – New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
  • Rosen Shingle Creek – Orlando, Florida, United States
  • The Broadmoor – Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
  • Windsor Court Hotel – New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
  • Woodstock Inn & Resort – Woodstock, Vermont, United States

Top Hotels in Europe:

  • Dromoland Castle Hotel – County Clare, Ireland
  • Grand Hotel Excelsior – Valletta, Malta
  • Grand Hotel Tremezzo – Lake Como, Italy
  • Grand Hotel Zermatterhof – Zermatt, Switzerland
  • Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa – St. Andrews, United Kingdom
  • Pulitzer Amsterdam – Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • The Alpina Gstaad – Gstaad, Switzerland
  • The Fitzwilliam Hotel Dublin – Dublin, Ireland
  • The Grand, York – York, United Kingdom
  • The Stafford London – London, United Kingdom

Top Hotels in Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa:

  • Dukes The Palm, a Royal Hideaway Hotel – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • East, Hong Kong – Hong Kong
  • Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo – Tokyo, Japan
  • A Farrier Hotel – Singapore
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  • Royal Plaza on Scotts – Singapore
  • Sea Cliff Resort & Spa Zanzibar – Zanzibar, Tanzania
  • The Fullerton Hotel Singapore – Singapore
  • The Fullerton Hotel Sydney – Sydney, Australia
  • The Sanchaya – Bintan, Indonesia

Top Hotels in the Caribbean, Central and South America:

  • Aranwa Sacred Valley – Urubamba, Peru
  • Cambridge Beaches Resort & Spa – Sandys, Bermuda
  • Cap Maison Resort & Spa – Gros Island, St. Lucia
  • Condado Vanderbilt Hotel – San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Crescent Moon – Montego Bay, Jamaica
  • Hotel Christopher – Pointe Milou, St. Barthélemy
  • Hotel unique – Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • West Bay Club – Providenciales, Turks And Caicos Islands

To celebrate the winners, Preferred is starting a limited time Bonus point promotionI prefer members with an additional 5,000 points if they book a stay at one of the 38 winning hotels by February 12, 2021 for travel by December 31, 2021. Points can be redeemed for award certificates that never expire and are valid. Used like cash for overnight stays at all participating I Prefer properties and other expenses on the property. In order to take advantage of the offer, bookings must contain a valid I Prefer membership number and must be made via, the I Prefer app by contacting the Preferred Hotels & Resorts Global Reservations team or using the chain codes “PH” and “PV” through the GDS through travel advisors. Travelers who want to register and take advantage of this promotion can do so for free via

For more information on the I Prefer Members’ Choice Awards, visit

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Preferred Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest independent hotel brand and represents more than 750 different hotels, resorts, residences and unique hotel groups in 85 countries. With its five global collections, Preferred Hotels & Resorts connects discerning travelers with the unique luxury hospitality experience that suits their lifestyle and style preferences for every occasion. Every property in the portfolio meets the high quality standards and unparalleled service levels required by Preferred Hotels & Resorts’ integrated quality assurance program. The I Prefer ™, Preferred Residences®, Preferred Pride® and Preferred Golf ™ hotel rewards programs offer valuable benefits for travelers looking for a unique experience. For more information visit

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