VALENCIA HOTEL GROUP AWARDS & RECOGNITION

A reflection of our passion and dedication, Valencia Hotel Group has earned an impressive number of awards in a broad range of categories. We are committed to providing our guests with an unparalleled experience, and over time this commitment has been recognized on several levels. Learn more about our accomplishments here and continue to check back – there are more awards on the way.

Congratulations to Doyle Graham, Jr.  - Valencia Hotel Group’s President and CEO

Doyle A. Graham, Jr., President and CEO of Valencia Hotel Group was selected as one of Houston Business Journal’s 2019 Most Admired CEOs.  He was recognized with an award on stage at the Most Admired CEO Awards Luncheon on August 22, 2019 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel. 

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Recognition for Our Downtown Houston Hotel

  • 2020
    • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Award, #5 in Houston
    • Traveler's Choice Award, TripAdvisor, Top 10% of Hotels Worldwide
    • U.S. News & World Report's Best Hotels in the USA, #3 in Houston and top 10% of ranked hotels in the USA
  • 2019
    • Houston Chronicle Top 100 Houston Restaurants: Lucienne
    • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Award, #5 in Houston
    • U.S. News & World Report's Best Hotels in the USA, #11 in Houston
    • 22 Cool and Captivating Hotel Lobbies, #2 by Interior Design
  • 2018
    • Four Diamond Award, Triple AAA 5-Star Award for Hotel Interior category in Texas, Americas Property Awards
    • 15th Best Restaurant in Houston's Top 100 Restaurants, Houston Chronicle
      Hotel Alessandra Named Finalist in the 2018 SBID International Design Awards
    • 10 Best New Restaurants, Houston, Houston Chronicle
    • 10 Best New Restaurants, Houston, Houston Food Finder
    • Hottest Happy Hours, Culture Map
    • Where to Eat: 10 New Restaurants to warm up in January, Culture Map
    • Hottest New Bar, Zagat
    • Houston's 8 Most Romantic Restaurants and Bars, Zagat
    • 8 Most Decadent Chocolate Desserts in Houston, Zagat
    • Top 10 hotels in Texas, Texas Monthly
    • The 6 Most Beautiful New Hotels in the Southern U.S., Architectural Digest
    • Top 10 Houston hotel pools for a family-friendly splash this summer, CultureMap
    • H-towns Best Brunches, Bars and Snappy Hours, Houston Hotel Magazine
    • Top Pools to Cool Off, Houston Hotel Magazine
    • 100 Best Restaurants in Houston, OutSmart
    • Design Awards Best Hospitality Design – Hotel, Restaurant, PaperCity
    • Where to Stay in Houston - 21 Best Hotels and Inns, Vacation Idea
  • 2017
    • Houston's best new restaurants of 2017, Houston Chronicle
    • The Best New Houston Restaurants Of 2017, Houston Food Finder

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    Recognition for Our San Jose Hotel

  • 2020
    • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Award, #1 in San Jose, #8 in Northern California
    • U.S. News & World Report's Best Hotels in the USA, #2 in San Jose, California
  • 2019
    • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Award, #1 in San Jose, #11 in Northern California
    • Top 100 Corporate Hotels for Business Travelers recognized by Egencia
  • 2018
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    • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Award #17 in Northern California, #1 in San Jose
    • U.S. News & World Report's Best Hotels in the USA
  • 2017
    • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Award #10 in Northern California, #1 in San Jose
    • Trip Savvy, 9 Best San Jose Hotels, #7 Best for Romance
    • #1 in San Jose, U.S.News & World Report's Best Hotels in the USA
  • 2016
    • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Award, #49 in the World, #2 in Northern California, #1 in San Jose
    • Forbes Best Travel Guide, Recommended
    • U.S. News & World Report's Best Hotels in the USA, San Jose
    • USA Today, 10 Best hotels, San Jose, CA
  • 2015
    • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Award, #11 in Northern California, #1 in San Jose
    • Open Table - Diner's Choice Winner, Citrus Restaurant
    • Zagat Rated, 2015
    • Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor
    • U.S. News & World Report's Best Hotels in the USA, San Jose
    • AAA Four Diamond Award
  • 2014
    • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Award
    • Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor
    • U.S. News & World Report'sBest Hotels in the USA
    • Vbar:"Best of Silicon Valley" Metro Best of Silicon Valley
    • Travel + Leisure 500, World's Best Hotel
    • Condé Nast Traveler, Gold List - World's Best Places to Stay
    • Best in Stay, Orbitz
    • Award of Excellence, Booking.com
    • AAA 4 Diamond Award

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    Recognition for our San Antonio Hotel

  • 2020
    • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Award, #1 in San Antonio, #4 in Texas
    • Traveler's Choice Award, TripAdvisor, Top 10% of Hotels Worldwide
    • U.S. News & World Report's Best Hotels in the USA, #6 in San Antonio, Texas
  • 2019
    • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Award, #1 in San Antonio, #2 in Texas
    • U.S. News & World Report's Best Hotels in the USA,#5 in San Antonio & #18 in Texas
    • AAA Inspector’s Best of Housekeeping 2019
    • AAA Inspector’s Best of Personal Favorite 2019
  • 2018
    • Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Award, #3 in San Antonio and #7 in Texas
    • Convention South Hot Spot Hottest of the Hot
    • Convention South New or Renovated Meeting Site Award
    • Upscale Magazine, 2018 Hotel Hot List
    • Travel & Leisure, 2018 World’s Best Hotels Finalist
    • TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Best Hotels
    • San Antonio Magazine’s Ten Best New Restaurants – Dorrego’s
    • U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hotels in the USA
    • San Antonio Magazine, Best Meat Dish for a Group in San Antonio
    • Texas Meetings+Events, Best Hotel Lobby Renovation
  • 2017
    • Dorrego's, 10 Best New Restaurants, San Antonio Magazine
    • Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Award, #1 in San Antonio and #2 in Texas
    • U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hotels in the USA, San Antonio
    • USA Today 10Best.com Dorrego’s #1 in San Antonio for Late-Night Dining
    • San Antonio Express-News Readers’ Choice Best Riverwalk Hotel
    • San Antonio Express-News Readers’ Choice Dorrego’s Best New Restaurant
    • San Antonio Express-News Readers’ Choice Dorrego’s Best Hotel Restaurant
    • San Antonio Express-News Readers’ Choice #2 Best Boutique Hotel
    • U.S. News & World Report's Best Hotels in the USA, San Antonio
    • Annual ConventionSouth Readers’ Choice Award
  • 2016
    • Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Award, #6 in Texas, #3 in San Antonio
    • Readers' Choice, Best Hotel Restaurant, Citrus, San Antonio Express News
    • Best Cocktail, Vbar, Cocktail, The Event by The San Antonio Current
    • San Antonio Weddings Magazine, Bride Favorite
    • U.S. News & World Report'sBest Hotels in the USA, San Antonio
    • USA Today, 10 Best Hotels, Hottest Hotels San Antonio, TX
    • USA Today, 10 Best Hotels, River Walk Hotels San Antonio, TX
    • USA Today, 10 Best Hotels, Romantic Hotels San Antonio, TX
    • Convention South, Top Renovated or New Meeting Site
    • AAA Four Diamond Award
    • AAA Four Diamond Award, Citrus
    • Annual ConventionSouth Readers’ Choice Award
    • USA Today #1 Most Romantic Hotel in San Antonio
    • San Antonio Express News Readers’ Choice Best of 2016 Citrus Best Hotel Restaurant

     

  • 2015
    • Condé Nast TravelerReaders' Choice Award, #2 in Texas, #1 in San Antonio
    • Travel + Leisure,  World's Best Nightlife Hotels #5
    • Experts' Choice Award, Citrus Restaurant, TripExpert
    • Experts' Choice Award & Best Hotels in San Antonio Award, TripExpert
    • Citrus, Critic's Choice, Best Hotel Restaurant, San Antonio Express News
    • Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor
    • Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor, Citrus Restaurant
    • San Antonio Weddings Magazine, Bride Favorite
    • San Antonio Express News, Top 20 Restaurants in San Antonio, Citrus Restaurant
    • San Antonio Magazine, Best Weekday Breakfast, Citrus Restaurant
    • AAA 4 Diamond Award
    • AAA 4 Diamond Award - Citrus
    • U.S. News & World Report'sBest Hotels in the USA, San Antonio
    • Conde’ Nast Traveler Best 25 Hotels in the U.S., Reader’s Choice Award
    • San Antonio Flavor Winner - Culinary Showdown, Citrus
    • U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hotels in the USA, San Antonio
    • Mysanantonio.com, San Antonio’s Top Chefs, Citrus
  • 2014
    • Condé Nast TravelerReaders' Choice Award
    • Condé Nast Traveler, Gold List - World's Best Places to Stay
    • Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor
    • Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor, Citrus Restaurant
    • AAA 4 Diamond Award

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    Recognition for our Austin Hotel

  • 2020
    • Traveler's Choice Award, TripAdvisor, Top 10% of Hotels Worldwide
    • U.S. News & World Report's Best Hotels in the USA, #22 in Austin, Texas
    • 2020 Experts' Choice Award
  • 2019
    • “12 of the Best Value Hotels in America – Lone Star Court,” by Brittany Gibson, Reader’s Digest, February 2019.
    • Best Outdoor Space, Lone Star Court, Best of 2019 Editors’ Picks, Texas Meetings + Events, January 2019.
    • U.S. News & World Report's Best Hotels in the USA, #21 in Austin
    • 2019 Experts' Choice Award
  • 2017
    • Experts' Choice Award, TripExpert
  • 2016
    • Experts' Choice Award, TripExpert
    • Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor
  • 2015
    • Experts' Choice Award, TripExpert
    • Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor
    • Modern Luxury Interiors, Readers' Choice, Best Outdoor Space
  • 2014
    • Best Motel/Hostel, Lone Star Court, Interior Design Best of Year Awards, 2014.
    • “Lone Star Court,” by Jessica Mebane, Prime Living, October 2014.
    • “Capital Gains: Ambitious sky-scraping hotels are on the move in Austin, but boutique hotels still shine,” Lone Star Court, Houston Chronicle, January 2014.
    • W3 Silver Award - Custom Mobile Website
    • Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor

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    Recognition for our College Station Hotel

  • 2020
    • Traveler's Choice Award, TripAdvisor, Top 10% of Hotels Worldwide
    • Ranked #1 of 41 hotels Hotel in College Station, TripAdvisor
    • U.S. News & World Report's Best Hotels in the USA, #1 in College Station, Texas
  • 2019
    • U.S. News & World Report's Best Hotels in the USA,#1 in College Station
    • 20 Perfectly Tranquil Bathtubs (Cavalry Court #6) by Interior Design
    • 22 Cool and Captivating Hotel Lobbies, #20 by Interior Design
  • 2018
    • Lifestyle Public Space, Finalist, Cavalry Court, Hospitality Design Awards, June 2018.
    • Hospitality Design Award, Cavalry Court Hotel, Shaw Contract Hospitality Design Awards, 2018.
    • Hospitality/Retail, Winner, Cavalry Court Hotel, Vision Design Awards, 2018.
    • Rottet Studio Brings Texas Tradition to the Calvary Court Hotel,” by Edie Cohen, Interior Design, February 2018.
    • “Full Gallop: Lauren Rottet goes all-out at Cavalry Court, a hotel at Texas A&M,” by Edie Cohen, Interior Design, January 2018.
    • U.S. News & World Report's Best Hotels in the USA, #1 in College Station, TX
    • Hospitality Design Award, Shaw Contract Design Awards
    • Finalist, Lifestyle Public Space, Annual Hospitality Design Awards, Hospitality Design
    • Ranked #1 of 39 Hotels, Trip Advisor
    • Voted #2 Best of Nightlife, Maroon Weekly
    • Hospitality Design Magazine, Award Winner

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    Recognition for our College Station Hotel

  • 2020
    • Best of the Brazos Valley - Best overnight accommodations in College Station
    • Traveler's Choice Award, TripAdvisor, Top 10% of Hotels Worldwide
    • Ranked #3 of 41 hotels Hotel in College Station, Trip Advisor
    • U.S. News & World Report's Best Hotels in the USA, #2 in College Station, Texas
  • 2019
    • Best of the Brazos Valley - Best overnight accommodations in College Station
    • U.S. News & World Report's Best Hotels in the USA,#2 in College Station