We are delighted to share the news of the 2021 Condé Nast Traveller Readers' Choice Awards, featuring no fewer than 12 of our exceptional properties around the world. This year's results speak volumes to the dedication, passion, and commitment of the team members across our collection, who have navigated through the toughest possible circumstances these past 18 months.

We are so proud to have been honoured with the following accolades:


  • The Chesterfield Palm Beach: The number 1 hotel in Florida
  • Summer Lodge Country House Hotel and Restaurant: The number 5 top hotel in the UK
  • The Milestone Hotel & Residences: The number 5 top hotel in London
  • Ashford Castle: The number 7 top resort in Europe
  • The Oyster Box: The number 9 top hotel in Southern Africa
  • Bushmans Kloof: The number 15 top hotel in Southern Africa
  • The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa: The number 16 top hotel in Southern Africa
  • Hotel d’Angleterre: The number 12 top hotel in Europe

The Egerton House Hotel, Hotel 41, The Rubens at the Palace and The Montague on the Gardens were all also listed among the best hotels in London.


We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you from all of us here at Red Carnation to our guests and supporters. Each vote meant so much to us, especially in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic and the devastating effects felt by the hospitality industry. We look forward to moving forward from these challenging times, bringing with us our commitment to service excellence and a renewed passion for creating memorable guest experiences and memories to last a lifetime.