Six Olympia Hotel Management Properties Lauded as “Best Hotels” in U.S. News & World Report


Six properties in Olympia Hotel Management’s portfolio have been named in Best Hotels Rankings by U.S. News & World Report.


The Alfond Inn at Rollins is ranked the #1 Hotel in North Orlando, Orlando-Walt Disney World, #4 in Best Orlando-Walt Disney World Hotels and #4 in Best Orlando-Walt Disney World Resorts. The Alfond Inn was also ranked #20 in Best Florida Resorts and #35 in Best Florida Hotels. The 112-room boutique hotel is located in the heart of historic Winter Park, close to Orlando. Owned by Rollins College, The Alfond Inn is distinguished by its philanthropic mission, directing all of its net operating income to scholarships. It is also the only hotel in the United States that serves as a formal extension of an art museum, exhibiting a rotating collection of 350-plus artworks from the Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art at Rollins Museum of Art.

The Alfond Inn at Rollins


The Glen House ranks as #3 in Best New Hampshire Hotels. The award-winning 68-room boutique hotel at the base of Mt. Washington has a welcoming great room that extends from the lobby to a sitting area with a towering stone fireplace, an open bar area and massive windows framing a view of Mt Washington and neighboring peaks in the Presidential Range. The Notch Grille, and the adjacent bar and outdoor patio with fire pit are the ideal places to sip a local brew and enjoy panoramic views of Mt. Washington after a day outdoors. 

The Glen House

The Hotel at Oberlin was rated #9 in Best Ohio Hotels. Owned by Oberlin College, the 70-room property was the first hotel in the US to incorporate solar, geothermal, and radiant heating and cooling to qualify for the rigorous LEED Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. The hotel also includes a 6,500 square foot meeting and function space and hotel restaurant, 1833.

The Hotel at Oberlin

Inn by the Sea in Cape Elizabeth, Maine placed in the prestigious #2 spot among Best Maine Hotels and #2 for Best Resorts in Maine.  US News also ranked Inn by the Sea the #2 Best Beach Hotel in Maine, #2 Best Wedding Hotel in Maine, #6 Best Family Resort in Maine and the #7 Best SPA Resort in Maine. A stylish and modern take on traditional shingled coastal resorts, Inn by the Sea offers a perfect combination of relaxed seaside getaway in a naturally beautiful coastal setting, a mile of pristine sand beach, rejuvenating sea inspired SPA, heated pool and captivating local cuisine in ocean view Sea Glass restaurant. The Inn is only minutes from Portland’s urban chic, small port city with shopping, galleries and water activities.

Inn by the Sea

Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center was #34 in Best Ohio Hotels. The hotel is centrally located in the heart of the city, offering accommodations, dining, and meeting facilities adjacent to the Kent State University campus. Owned by the Kent State University Foundation, the Kent State University Hotel and Conference Center was designed to welcome faculty, alumni, students, and their families, as well as visitors to Kent.

Kent State Hotel

SOPHY® Hyde Park was ranked #12 in Best Chicago Hotel and #13 in Best Illinois Hotels. This 98- room hotel in the city’s historic Hyde Park neighborhood features a local favorite for dining, Mesler, a fitness center and a private dining room. The hotel is located near the University of Chicago, the Museum of Science & Industry, Robie House and the site of the future Obama Presidential Center.

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