SUN MOUNTAIN LODGE SELECTED FOR THE 2013 FODOR’S 100 HOTEL AWARDS

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Winthrop, WA – On September 27, 2013 Fodor’s Travel, the leading name in travel guides for 77 years, recognized Sun Mountain Lodge as a 2013 Fodor’s 100 Hotel Award winner. This distinction designates Sun Mountain Lodge as an outstanding hotel as selected by Fodor’s editors and travel experts, recognizing high style, excellent service and a one-of-a-kind stay for guests.

 Each year, Fodor’s Travel invites their roster of 500 local contributors around the world to nominate the best hotels in their destinations. Fodor’s senior editorial team deliberated on over 4,000 Fodor’s Choice picks and new property reviews, poring over the list for months, and narrowing their top selections reflecting 2013’s travel trends.

 “At Fodor’s, hotels are more than our lifeblood—they’re our passion. With every stay, we obsess over design choices, service, and amenities,” explained Arabella Bowen, Fodor’s Travel executive editorial director. “To compile the Fodor’s 100 list, we looked at properties within emerging destinations, trends our editors had been seeing throughout the year, new and noteworthy hotels and enduring favorites to create a list that to inspire all types of travel and traveler.”

 Brian Charlton, General Manager of Sun Mountain Lodge released this statement regarding the Fodor’s award: “We are deeply honored that Fodor’s Travel, the gold standard in the hospitality industry, has recognized Sun Mountain Lodge for this coveted award.  We wish to thank all of those—from prep cook to housekeeper—who have contributed to making Sun Mountain Lodge the special place that it is.”

 About Sun Mountain Lodge

Situated on 3,000 acres high above the old Western theme town of Winthrop, Washington, Sun Mountain Lodge is a Cascade Mountain resort with a broad range of both summer and winter activities.  Sun Mountain Lodge offers luxurious guestrooms, a full service spa, 5,000 bottle wine collection with private wine cellar, and a AAA-rated four diamond gourmet restaurant.  Wedding and conference facilities are also available. For more information on Sun Mountain Lodge, activities, events or reservations, please call 800.572.0493 or visit our website at www.sunmountainlodge.com

 About Fodor’s Travel

Fodor’s Travel  is one of the world’s leading providers of travel information.  Covering over 7,500 worldwide destinations, Fodor’s guidebooks and website, Fodors.com, have provided the most up-to-date, accurate information for travelers since 1936. Written by a vast team of global correspondents, Fodor’s provides travelers with engagingly written, locally reported, and absolutely indispensable travel guidance. Visit www.Fodors.com.

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