The Ellis Hotel awarded Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Award

December 8,2016

Angela D’Amario | Fire Bee               
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The Ellis Hotel awarded Condé Nast Traveler
Readers’ Choice Award

Boutique hotel one of three Georgia hotels to receive award
for being one of the ‘Best Hotels & Resorts in the World’

October 19, 2016 – Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 29th annual Readers’ Choice Awards, with The Ellis Hotel recognized as the second best hotel in Atlanta and the 18th best hotel in the South.

The Ellis Hotel was the only boutique hotel to receive the award in Georgia, and only one of three hotels to be recognized across the state (joining The Ritz Carlton Buckhead and The Ritz Carlton Atlanta).

“We are thrilled to be recognized worldwide by Condé Nast Traveler’s readers,” said Tom LaVaccare, director of sales and marketing - The Ellis Hotel. “We join an elite group of hotels and resorts maintaining a standard of excellence in providing travelers with authentic, luxurious and memorable hotel stays.”

Over 300,000 dedicated readers – nearly twice as many as last year -- cast votes for 7,394 hotels, 606 cities, 500 cruise ships, and 236 islands, in an average survey time of 8.4 minutes.

Beyond offering its guests a truly unique experience of Atlanta, The Ellis Hotel also caters to travelers’ unique desires via its Women’s Only Floor, Fresh Air Floor, ideal for people with allergies or asthma, Pet Friendly Floor and Wellness Room, the ultimate wellness experience featuring purified air and water and magnetic fields on the bed and desk chair.

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.” Under Editor in Chief Pilar Guzmán, the Readers’ Choice Awards have become more selective and specific to the passions that inspire today’s travelers.

The Readers’ Choice Awards are announced in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler, on newsstands nationwide on October 25, 2016. The full list is published exclusively online, at

About The Ellis Hotel

The Ellis Hotel is the only remaining independent boutique hotel in downtown Atlanta.  Residing in a historic 103-year-old building just a few blocks from top downtown attractions, it is also the only hotel conveniently located next to a MARTA station and an Atlanta Streetcar stop. The Ellis Hotel is the perfect chic and modern hotel for anyone who wants a unique, luxurious experience with easy access to all of Greater Atlanta’s attractions and destinations. Inside The Ellis Hotel, guests will enjoy fresh farm-to-table cuisine at the Terrace Bistro Restaurant, complimentary services such as Internet, morning coffee in the lobby and much more. For more information, visit

About Condé Nast Traveler

As the most discerning, up-to-the-minute voice in all things travel, Condé Nast Traveler is the global citizen’s bible and muse, offering both inspiration and vital intel. Condé Nast Traveler is the most trusted and celebrated name in travel with 6 National Magazine Award wins and 26 nominations in its 28-year history. Advertising Age named Pilar Guzmán Editor of the Year in 2014 and attained 4 Webby Awards since 2015.