Awards

Since opening in 1918, The Broadmoor has been honored with numerous awards over the years celebrating our continued dedication to exceptional service and the resort's stunning facilities.

Forbes Five-Star (since 1960); AAA Five-Diamond (since 1976)

Forbes Travel Guide’s Triple Star Winners – World’s Most Elite Hotels (2021)
Forbes – Best Resort for Activities (2019)
AAA Inspector’s – Best of Housekeeping Hotel (2020, 2021)
US News and World Report Best Hotel Rankings (2021) – #31 Best Hotels in USA
US News and World Report Best Hotel Rankings (2021) – #15 Best Resort USA
US News and World Report Best Hotel Rankings (2021) – Overall No. 1 Best Hotel in Colorado
Conde Nast Traveler – Top 10 Resorts in Colorado: Readers' Choice Awards (2021)
Conde Nast Traveler – Reader’s Choice Award, US – Midwest & West Resorts (2020)
USA Today 10Best Reader’s Choice Awards 2021 – Best Historic Hotel
USA Today 10Best Reader’s Choice Awards 2021 – Best Romantic Hotel
USA Today 10Best Reader’s Choice Awards 2021 – Best Hotel Pool
USA Today 10Best Reader’s Choice Awards 2021 – Best Hotel for the Holidays (Pending)
Historic Hotels of America – Top 25 Most Magnificent Gardens (2018-2020)
Travel and Leisure – Top 10 Resort Hotels in the American West (2019)
Organic Spa Magazine – Best Family Friendly Resort (2020)
Frommers.com – Best Multi-Generational Trips (2018-2020)
Robb Report – Top Summer Trips for Adventurous Families (2018)
World Property Journal – Top 5 Artsiest Hotels
Raising Your Pets Naturally – Top 10 Pet-Friendly Luxury Hotels & Resorts on the West Coast (2019)
Modern Dog Magazine – Top 10 Dog Destinations (2018)

Exhibitor Magazine – Centers of Excellence (2021) – Best North American Convention Center
Prevue Visionary Award – Best Hotel/Resort Indoor Meeting & Event Space (2019, 2020)
IAEE – Best New and Improved Center (2021)
Stella Awards/NorthStar – Gold Medal in Best Hotel/Resort Event Space (On-Site)- Southwest (2020)
Stella Awards/NorthStar – Successful Meetings – Pinnacle Award – Southwest Region - Best Overall Hotel/Resort; Best Food & Beverage Department; Best Renovation (1996-present)
Stella Awards/NorthStar – Gold Medal in Best Hotel/Resort, Southwest (2021)
Stella Awards/NorthStar – Gold Medal, Best Sustainability Initiative, Southwest Region (2021)
Stella Awards/NorthStar – Gold Medal, Best Golf Resort, Southwest Region (2021)
Stella Awards/NorthStar – Silver Medal, Best On-Site Support Staff, Southwest Region (2021)
Stella Awards/NorthStar – Silver Medal, Best Renovation, Southwest Region (2021)
Stella Awards/NorthStar – Silver Medal, Best Food and Beverage, Southwest Region
Stella Awards/NorthStar – Gold Medal in Best Renovation, Southwest (2020)
Smart Meetings Smart Stars Awards – Best Convention Hotel (2021)
Smart Meetings Smart Stars Awards – Best Conference/Convention Center Hotel (2021)
Meetings Today – Top Meeting Space, Service and Amenities (2018)
Meetings Today – Best of the West (2019)
Colorado Meetings & Events – Best Holiday Parties (citing Mountain Clubhouse), and Best Hotel, Resort or Ranch with Meeting/Event Space (citing Exhibit Hall news) (2020)
Colorado Meetings & Events – Best Historic Venue, Best Historic Hotel or Resort with Meeting/Event Space outside Metro Denver (2020)
Colorado Meetings & Events – Best Renovation Project at a Hotel (2019)
Meetings & Conventions – Hall of Fame Member
Meetings & Conventions – Gold Platter Award Hall of Fame Member

AAA Five-Diamond Rating – Penrose Room (Since 2009)
Forbes Five-Star Rating – Penrose Room (Since 2008)
AAA Four-Diamond – Summit (Since 2009)
Penrose Room – James Beard nominated chef, Luis Young (2020)
Stella Awards – Silver Medal in Best Food and Beverage – Southwest (2020)
Wine Spectator – Award of Excellence – Summit
Wine Spectator – Best of Award of Excellence – Penrose Room
Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence – Penrose Room (2016-2019)
Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence – Ristorante del Lago (2016-2019)
Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence – La Taverne (2016-2019)
Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence – Summit (2016-2019)
Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence – Lake Terrace Dining Room (2016-2019)
Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence – Golden Bee (2017-2019)

Golf

Audubon International Cooperative Sanctuary since 2000

Stella Awards – Silver Medal in Best Golf Resort - Southwest (2020)
Robb Report – The Top 12 Golf Resorts in the United States (2019-2021)
GolfAdvisor.com – The 10 Best Mountain Golf Destinations in North America (2019)
GolfAdvisor.com –  #43 World Top 100 Golf Destinations (2021)
Golfweek.com – Best Courses You Can Play (2019-2021)
Colorado Avid Golfer – CAGGY Awards (2021): "Best Southern Course," "Best Finishing Hole," "Best Southern Club," and "Best Women's Locker Room"
Colorado Avid Golfer – "Best Golf Resort in Colorado”, "Toughest Greens-Broadmoor East", "Best Multiple Course Facility"
Meetings and Conventions – Gold Tee Award
Audubon Society – Environmental Award
Gary Galyean Golf Newsletter – #4 Resort in the World Global Ten Ranking
Golf Digest – Five Star Rating (one of only 12 properties in North America)
Golf Digest – Top Resorts in North America #9
Corporate & Incentive Travel – Award of Excellence & Greens of Distinction
Golf World – Business Golf Shop Top 100 Award (1998 - present)
Golf World – Top 50 Golf Facilities
Golf World – Top 50 Readers Choice

Spa

Forbes Five-Star Spa (since 2010)

Paper City Magazine – World’s Best Spa Hotels (2018)
US World & News Report – 30 Top Relaxing Spa Getaways across America (2018)

Tennis

Healthy Travel Magazine – 7 Best Tennis Resorts (2018)
#7 Tennis Resort in America – Tennis Magazine
#5 Coaching Staff in America – Tennis Magazine
#5 Match Arranging in America – Tennis Magazine
#18 Tennis Resort in the World – Tennisresortsonline
MSN.com – The Best All-Inclusive Resorts in the US (2019)

The Ranch at Emerald Valley

AAA Colorado – Most Luxurious Ranch (2019)
Travel Channel – Best Ranches for Romance (2018)
#1 Resort in Colorado – Conde Nast Travelers Readers' Choice Awards (2017)
#8 Best Resort in the U.S. – Conde Nast Travelers Readers' Choice Awards (2017)
#43 Best Resort in the World – Conde Nast Travelers Readers' Choice Awards (2017)

Fly Fishing Camp

Orvis Endorsed Lodge (Since 2017)

Sunset Magazine – “Best Angler’s Weekend” (2018)
TravelAwaits.com – Top Fly Fishing Destinations for Couples (2018)

Cloud Camp

Sunset Magazine Travel Awards – Best Room with a View (2019)
New York Magazine The Cut – The World’s Best Honeymoon Suites (2019)
Travel and Leisure – Top 10 Resort Hotels in the American West (2019)
Architectural Digest – Top 10 Clifftop Retreats Around the World (2019)
USA Today’s – Reader’s Choice Most Scenic Route #9 (2020)
Award of Excellence for Cloud Camp – The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Colorado
Associated Builders and Contractors – Rocky Mountain Region – Award of Merit
Associated Builders and Contractors – National – Award of Excellence