Preferred Hotels & Resorts is a global brand of independently owned luxury hotels and resorts and each provides the highest standards of quality and extraordinary service. Founded in 1968 as a referral service for the top guests of six independent hoteliers, the association has grown into its current status representing more than 120 hotels worldwide.

To qualify as a Preferred hotel or resort, each property must pass Preferred's award-winning Standards of Excellence program - marked by an unmatched 1,600 line item annual inspection process. This exhaustive quality assurance program includes an annual unannounced inspections, ensuring that only the best hotels are Preferred hotels.

These unannounced inspections are performed every year by a licensed and independent quality assurance organization. Every detail that you would encounter during a typical stay is meticulously checked during the inspection: the cleanliness of the guest rooms from corner to corner, the dedication of the concierge to meet your special requests, and the commitment and care of the entire staff in anticipating your needs.

For a property to remain within Preferred, it must achieve an exemplary rating in all areas. As a result of this unique quality assurance program you will consistently receive the most attentive personal service and the most comfortable accommodations at all Preferred hotels and resorts.