Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Named #1 Resort in the Southwest by Readers of Condé Nast Traveler

Scottsdale, AZ (October 17, 2013) – The results of Condé Nast Traveler‘s 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards are in, and Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain has once again been voted the number one resort in the Southwest. With an overall score of 94.2 reflecting readers’ opinions on rooms, service, food, location, design and activities, Sanctuary takes the number one spot for a second consecutive year. Nearly 80,000 readers took part in the 2013 survey, casting 1.3 million votes and evaluating more than 10,000 cities, islands, hotels, resorts, airlines, and cruise lines worldwide. Sanctuary adds this honor to a host of accolades from Condé Nast Traveler including “World’s Best Places to Stay” on the Gold List, “Top Mainland U.S. Resorts” in the Readers’ Choice Awards, and “Top 100 Resort Spas – U.S.”

“We are thrilled to capture the top spot in the Southwest again this year,” said Mike Surguine, vice president and general manager of Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain. “We are constantly enhancing the resort experience – most recently with the expansion and redesign of jade bar – to keep Sanctuary a favorite among discerning travelers and particularly the esteemed readers of Condé Nast Traveler.”

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About Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain: One of the country’s most lauded luxury resorts, Sanctuary is a striking boutique property on Camelback Mountain in Paradise Valley, Arizona, just minutes from downtown Scottsdale. Under the direction of Westroc Hospitality, Sanctuary enjoys international acclaim for its contemporary design, and award-winning elements restaurant and Sanctuary Spa. A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Sanctuary was recognized in 2006 as the “top resort” in the United States by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler and has been a Condé Nast Traveler “Gold List” and “Reader’s Choice” winner since opening in 2001. In 2012, Sanctuary was named the #1 Resort in Arizona in Travel + Leisure’s 500 Best Hotels in the World and the #1 Resort in the Southwest in Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards. Connect with Sanctuary on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

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