Alfond Inn Front Doors

The Alfond Inn, designed by Orlando-based Baker Barrios Architects, Inc., was named as the 7th best hotel property in the United States by Condé Nast Traveler.  It also ranked as the #1 hotel in Florida and #63 in the world in the 28th annual Readers’ Choice Awards.

More than 128,000 readers cast their votes for more than 5,000 hotels in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, which are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry. They are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.”

Under Editor-in-Chief Pilar Guzmán, the Readers’ Choice Awards have become more selective and specific to the passions that inspire today’s travelers. The Readers’ Choice Awards are publicized in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler. The full list is published exclusively online,

The $32.5-million, 112-room Preferred Boutique Hotel adorned with fine-art from around the world, was previously awarded the esteemed AAA Four-Diamond Rating and includes a glass-domed conservatory, lush courtyards, the popular Hamilton’s Kitchen restaurant, a pool and fitness center, and 10,000 square feet of flexible meeting and convention space.