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Langham Hotels & Resorts Recognized with Conde Nast Traveler’s 2017 Reader’s Choice Award “#1 Hotel in New York City”

Locations in Auckland, Melbourne, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles and London also made the lists in their respective cities

Published: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | 1:07 PM

The Langham Hotels & Resorts from Top Clockwise: The Langham Melbourne, The Langham London, The Langham Chicago, The Langham Place New York, The Langham Boston and The Langham Huntington Pasadena.

Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 30th annual Readers’ Choice Awards with Langham Place, New York – soon to be The Langham, New York, Fifth Avenue – being recognized as the #1 Hotel in New York City with a score of 98.22. As a result of this distinction, The Langham in New York is also #2 of The 10 Best Hotels in the U.S. and #30 out of 50 of The Best Hotels in the World.

“As we get ready to re-christen our hotel as The Langham, New York, Fifth Avenue at the end of this year, we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than with this recognition,” said Richard Bussiere, managing director. “We are so grateful to the readers of Condé Nast Traveler for recognizing that we strive every day to be the best at what we do in the greatest city in the world.”

“There is no better testament to the level of service we provide that being recognized by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler,” said Simon Manning, chief sales and marketing officer, Langham Hospitality Group. “We are so proud of our colleagues in New York and all the hotels in our portfolio named to this prestigious list.”

The Langham, New York, Fifth Avenue is centrally located at 400 Fifth Avenue, between 36th & 37th Streets. Its 234 guest rooms and suites are some of the largest in the city. The Langham boasts a residentially-inspired aesthetic, topped off by a multi-million dollar permanent art collection featuring the works of Alex Katz and two luxurious penthouses designed by French retailer Roche Bobois. The Langham features a full-service spa and fitness center, Chuan Body + Soul, offering a comprehensive menu of skincare, massage and body treatments. Ai Fiori, a Michelin-starred restaurant from Michael White’s Altamarea Group, and Bar Fiori, a destination bar and lounge, are both located on the hotel’s second floor. The Langham also has the capabilities to host meetings, events and social gatherings of all sizes in The Gallery at The Langham, a full floor of function space on the hotel’s third floor.

The full list of Langham Hotels & Resorts properties named to the Condé Nast Traveler 2017 Readers’ Choice List are:

- The Langham, New York, Fifth Avenue (formerly Langham Place, New York) – #1 in New York, #2 in the United States, #50 in the World
- The Langham, Chicago, #2 of the Top Hotels in Chicago
- The Langham, Melbourne (#3) and The Langham, Auckland (#12) of the Top Hotels in Australia and New Zealand
- The Langham, Boston, #8 of the Top Hotels in Boston
- The Langham, London, #22 of the Top Hotels in London
- The Langham Huntington, Pasadena, #15 of the Top Hotels in Los Angeles

Over 300,000 readers submitted millions of ratings and tens of thousands of comments, voting on a record-breaking 7,320 hotels and resorts, 610 cities, 225 islands, 468 cruise ships, 158 airlines, and 195 airports.

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 24, 2017. The full list is published exclusively online, at

About Langham Hospitality Group

As the wholly-owned subsidiary of Great Eagle Holdings, Langham Hospitality Group encompasses a family of 21 distinctive hotels under the Langham Hotels and Resorts and Cordis brands, with more than 30 projects currently either confirmed or in a developed stage of negotiation from Asia, Europe and North America to the Middle East. The Group takes its name from the legendary Langham in London which was widely recognized as Europe’s first Grand Hotel. For 150 years, this flagship hotel has represented sophisticated and gracious hospitality, a philosophy that reflects elegance in design, innovation in hospitality, genuine service and captivation of the senses across all properties. For more information, please access the website at

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.





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