Harper's 2011 Top Family Luxury Hotels - List Released

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  1. NYBanker
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    I find Andrew Harper's reports to reflect fairly similar expectations of facility and service to my own. Their publication released their top-20 luxury family resorts list.

    Of the top 10, while I scratch my head at the Broadmoor (which felt more like 3*+/4*- when I was last there in [08]), my first hand experience at many of these properties is consistent with AH's. This list is a good starting point for someone thinking about planning a family holiday.

    While there's one Malaysian property, the list is overwhelmingly North American (ex-Canada) oriented. I'd suggest thinking of this more as a "US and nearby countries (ex-Canada)" list.

    Hopefully this is helpful for people planning a family holiday.

    1. The Cloister Sea Island, Georgia
    2. The Sanctuary Kiawah Island, South Carolina
    3. The Broadmoor Colorado Springs, Colorado
    4. The Greenbrier White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia
    5. Four Seasons Punta Mita Mexico
    6. Four Seasons Hualalai Hawaii
    7. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel Hawaii
    8. Four Seasons Guanacaste, Costa Rica
    9. Little Dix Bay British Virgin Islands
    10. The Resort at Pelican Hill Newport Beach, California
    11. Acqualina Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
    12. The Breakers Palm Beach Florida
    13. Caneel Bay U.S. Virgin Islands
    14. Carlisle Bay Antigua
    15. Four Seasons Langkawi Malaysia
    16. One & Only Palmilla San Jose del Cabo, Mexico
    17. The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua Hawaii
    18. Sonnenalp Resort of Vail Colorado
    19. Sun Valley Lodge Idaho
    20. WaterColor Inn & Resort Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
    Source: October 2011 Hideaway Report
     
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  2. askias

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    Has anyone done a similar report on city hotels? Looking for a good family hotel in London close to the sights.
     

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