Erinvale Estate Hotel & Spa wins “2022 Best Historic Resort Award”

Erinvale Estate Hotel & Spa is the winner of the “2022 Best Historic Resort Award”, an honor that was announced at the 2022 Historic Hotels Worldwide Annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony and Gala Dinner at the Grand Hotel Golf Resort & Spa in Point Clear, Alabama, on Thursday, November 17, 2022. Awards were presented to recipients before an audience of owners, senior management, industry leaders, and representatives from the finest historic hotels around the world. 

Erinvale Estate Hotel & Spa is one of more than 350 hotels and resorts in the world that is recognized by Historic Hotels of Worldwide for preserving and maintaining its historic integrity, architecture, and ambiance. 

“We are delighted to honor Erinvale Estate Hotel & Spa with this prestigious award,” said Lawrence Horwitz, Executive Vice President, Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide. “This hotel was chosen from an exclusive group of nominees in a number of categories. It stands among the finest hotels and hoteliers from around the world. The historic hotels nominated for this award and others include small historic inns, boutique hotels, lifestyle hotels, castles, chateaus, palaces, and resorts. They represent small towns to large cities to UNESCO World Heritage destinations. We applaud the dedication and passion of the thousands of individuals working at these iconic and legendary historic hotels that keep the stories alive from the past and make staying or celebrating special occasions at these historic hotels memorable experiences.”  

Each year, the Historic Hotels Annual Awards of Excellence honor, encourage, and recognize the most exemplary historic hotels, hoteliers, and leadership practices. The Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence are presented to historic hotels and hoteliers demonstrating innovative leadership, stewardship, and contribution to furthering the recognition, preservation, and celebration of these preeminent historic hotels and their histories.  

“It’s an absolute privilege that our 18th-century, Cape-Dutch-style hotel in the Heart of the Helderberg has been recognised along with some of the best and most renowned hospitality properties around the world,” says Debbie-Lee Cockrell, GM of Erinvale Estate Hotel & Spa, who attended the Historic Hotels Annual Conference 2022 to accept the award.


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