The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch Named “Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards” No. 1 Resort in the U.S. for Fourth Year in a Row

White Lodging, one of the nation’s fastest growing and most innovative hotel development and management companies, is pleased to announce four of its properties are winners in the Conde Nast…

White Lodging, one of the nation’s fastest growing and most innovative hotel development and management companies, is pleased to announce four of its properties are winners in the Conde Nast Traveler 30th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards. Out of 7,320 hotels and resorts worldwide, The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch was named the country’s No. 1 resort for a fourth consecutive year and the JW Marriott Indianapolis, JW Marriott Austin and The Westin Austin Downtown were also chosen as voter favorites.

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and commonly are known as “the best of the best of travel.” More than 300,000 readers submitted their ratings, voting on a record-breaking 7,320 hotels and resorts throughout the world.

The four White Lodging properties won the following honors:

  • For the fourth year in a row, The Lodge and Spa at Brush Creek Ranch was awarded No. 1 Resort in the USA and also ranked No. 1 Resort in the West and No. 7 Resort in the World.
  • Of the 25 Top Hotels in the Midwest, the JW Marriott Indianapolis took the lead as No. 1 Top Hotel in the Midwest for a second consecutive year.
  • The Westin Austin Downtown was No. 10 and The JW Marriott Austin was No. 15 on the list of Top Hotels in Texas.

“I am incredibly proud of our associates and properties who have been recognized by voters as the best in the world,” said White Lodging Management Division’s President and CEO Ken Barrett. “These well-deserved accomplishments are a true reflection of the dedication, genuine care and passion our associates have for their work and our guests. It is that daily enthusiasm that continues to bring our guests back, time and time again.”

About The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch:
Brush Creek Ranch is a grand western destination offering an ultra-private collection of historic guest ranches set on a 30,000-acre working cattle ranch outside of Saratoga in south central Wyoming’s North Platte River Valley. A Preferred Hotels & Resorts LEGEND® destination, ORVIS Dual-Endorsed Fly Fishing and Wing Shooting Lodge and Beretta Trident Lodge, Brush Creek Ranch features rolling hills, verdant river valleys, lush forests and majestic rock formations that create an environment where guests can escape in true luxury. The Brush Creek Ranch Lodging Collection includes the Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, Magee Homestead and French Creek Sportsman’s Club each of which appeals uniquely to family vacations, adult romantic and wellness escapes, elite sportsman’s adventures, destination weddings and private corporate events. Offering an unsurpassed, all-inclusive luxury dude ranch adventure experience, Brush Creek Ranch provides a genuine Western spirit of hospitality and a vast array of outdoor activities that, coupled with an inspiring landscape and a dedication to sustainable ranching, come together to create an iconic leader in International luxury resort destinations. For more information about The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch or to inquire about rates call (307) 327-5284, email or visit or on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About the JW Marriott Indianapolis:
The JW Marriott Indianapolis opened in February 2011.  The hotel offers 1,005 guest rooms in a 33-story tower, and 103,000 square feet of onsite function space. The hotel is connected by a sky bridge to the Indiana Convention Center and has three onsite, distinctive dining options, a full-service Starbucks, a state-of-the-art fitness center, an indoor pool and a multi-million dollar public art plaza. For more information on the hotel, or to book a room, visit www.jwindy.comand follow the hotel on Twitter at @JWMarriottIndy and on Facebook at

About The Westin Austin Downtown:
The Westin Austin Downtown opened in July 2015. The 19-story property offers 366 contemporary guest rooms and suites, and features more than 13,500 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting and banquet space, inclusive of 16 individual meeting rooms. Located at the center of Austin’s lively downtown, The Westin Austin Downtown is just one and a half blocks from the city’s convention center and just footsteps vibrant entertainment. A relaxing getaway for guests amidst the energy of Austin, the rooftop is home to Azul – the city’s tallest hotel rooftop pool and bar, providing spectacular and uninterrupted views of the city. For more information on the hotel, or to book a room, visit and follow the hotel on Twitter at @WestinATXDT and on Facebook at

About JW Marriott Austin:
The JW Marriott Austin opened in February 2015. The hotel is designed to host large conventions and meetings, with more than 112,000 square feet of event space, 42 meeting rooms and 1,012 guest rooms. The hotel has achieved a LEED Silver certification and two-star Austin Energy Green Building rating. The 34-story hotel is not only the largest hotel in Austin, but also the largest JW Marriott in the United States and the second-largest JW Marriott in the world.   For more information about the hotel, or to book a room, visit, @JWMarriottATX and

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White Lodging, established in 1985, is one of the leading ownership, development, and management companies in America. An innovative trendsetter, the organization’s portfolio includes convention, urban lifestyle, and suburban select hotels with more than $1 billion in managed revenue. White Lodging operates more than 90-premium hotels, 30 restaurants and 30 brands in 20 states. Success knows no boundaries at White Lodging, where associates and leadership have consistently earned superior guest satisfaction scores, top market share and industry-leading profit margins while recruiting the best, brightest, and most passionate professionals in every discipline for three decades. White Lodging is a proud winner of the 2018 & 2019 Gallup Great Workplace Award.