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Hotel Effie Sandestin is Travelers’ Choice - Best of the Best Hotels

May 31, 2022 by SoWal Staff

Hotel Effie Sandestin has been recognized by Tripadvisor as a 2022 Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best award winner for hotels.

In a year of heavy competition and changing traveler priorities, Hotel Effie exceeded expectations and has been lauded as a customer favorite. Based on a full year of Tripadvisor reviews, the Travelers’ Choice Awards is awarded to the top 1% of all hotels worldwide in guest comments and reviews, honoring the best in travel and recognizing the places that delivered the most exceptional experiences. The hotel was listed as one of the hottest new hotels, as the property opened just last year.

“Being one of the premier luxury offerings in Miramar Beach, we are thrilled to be recognized as one of Best of the Best Hotels by Tripadvisor,” said Brad Busby, general manager of Hotel Effie. “Just after our first year opening, we have received strong praise for bringing genuine southern hospitality to the Emerald Coast - the essence on which our hotel was built. None of this would be possible without our loyal customers having recognized we strive to put them first, welcoming each and every guest with open arms. ”

Hotel Effie’s holistic approach to hospitality and providing guests a space to ease their minds and soul is unmatched on the Emerald Coast. As guests check in, they’re greeted with a warm or cold towel to refresh themselves after traveling. This is followed by a welcome cocktail for them to enjoy as they make their way to their scenic guest room.

Hotel Effie is home to four culinary concepts by celebrity chef, Hugh Acheson. Located at Hotel Effie, Ovide by chef Acheson embraces the fresh flavors and local seafood of the Gulf Coast. With multiple James Beard Award-winning chef Hugh Acheson bringing his skills to the table, you will want to pull up a chair and savor every bite, from an intimate meal for two to a get-together for 10 or more. Ovide is available for private events. Birthdays, rehearsal dinners, and special events are made more memorable at Ovide. Make a reservation or book your private event. An elegant, culinary adventure, Ovide is located at Hotel Effie in Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort. To view the menu and learn more, visit Ovide's website.

Hotel Effie is also home to Spa Lilliana, a serene utopia dedicated to well-being and self-care treatments. Known for outstanding service, Hotel Effie is constantly surprising guests with innovative design, attention to detail and special treats, including homemade chocolate chip cookies that are quietly placed at the elevator banks each evening.

“Congratulations to the 2022 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best Winners,” said Kanika Soni, Chief Commercial Officer at Tripadvisor. “The Travelers’ Choice Awards recognize the best in tourism and hospitality, according to those who matter most: your guests. Ranking among the Best of the Best is always tough — but never more so than this year as we emerge from the pandemic. Whether it's using new technology, implementing safety measures, or hiring outstanding staff, I’m impressed by the steps you've taken to meet travelers' new demands. You've adapted brilliantly in the face of adversity."

To see traveler reviews and popular features and amenities of Hotel Effie, visit Hotel Effie Sandestin’s review page on Tripadvisor.

About Hotel Effie
Hotel Effie, situated on Florida’s Emerald Coast, features 250 guest rooms and suites, four culinary concepts by acclaimed Chef Hugh Acheson, a luxury spa, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and the only rooftop pool on Florida’s Emerald Coast. The hotel also features 20,000 square feet of meeting space, including a 13,000-square-foot ballroom. Guests have access to the full complement of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort amenities including more than seven miles of pristine beaches and bayfront, four championship golf courses, 15 world-class tennis courts, a 223-slip marina, and an additional 65,000 square feet of meeting space. Additionally, the Village of Baytowne Wharf, a charming pedestrian village with events, shopping, dining and nightlife, is located within walking distance of Hotel Effie. Stay connected by following Hotel Effie on Facebook.

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