Charlotte – A 60-room historic hotel built in 1929 was named Best Historic Small Inn/Hotel (under 75 guest rooms). The Dunhill Hotel in Uptown Charlotte was proclaimed the winner before an audience of more than 200 invited media, industry leaders, owners, senior management, and representatives of the finest historic hotels from across America and from around the world.
Every year, the Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence honor, encourage, and recognize the most exemplary historic hotels, hoteliers, and leadership practices. The Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence are presented to historic hotels and hoteliers demonstrating innovative leadership, stewardship, and contribution to furthering the recognition, preservation, and celebration of these preeminent historic hotels and their histories. Nineteen hotels from around the globe were recognized in various categories from a pool of more than 200 nominees.
“This honor is reflective of our entire team’s efforts to provide memorable guest experiences. This recognition is a credit to our amazing team—from housekeeping and engineering to front desk and bellmen, sales and marketing to the culinary and service teams at our award-winning restaurant, The Asbury, and our lobby bar,” John Beatty says. “We are fortunate. Every day, we have the privilege of inviting guests into the ‘living room’ of Uptown Charlotte.”
The Dunhill Hotel is operated by Summit Hospitality Group, LTD. in Raleigh, N.C.
“The winners of the 2017 Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence represent more than 231 years of history and include the finest iconic and legendary historic hotels from across the United States of America and from around the world,” said Lawrence Horwitz, Executive Director of Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide. “We applaud these magnificent historic hotels and their hoteliers for their dedication, passion, stewardship and success in preserving these treasures and their stories for future generations of travelers.”
The Dunhill Hotel is Charlotte’s only historic hotel. A popular wedding, business and leisure destination, the venue thrives as a gateway to the city’s thriving art museums and galleries, live performances and cultural experiences. The hotel is located at 237 North Tryon Street. Its restaurant, The Asbury, is considered one of the city’s finest. https://www.dunhillhotel.com/
Historic Hotels of America® is the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for recognizing and celebrating the finest historic hotels across America. The Dunhill Hotel was one of the program’s first boutique establishments. http://www.historichotels.org/