Magnolia Hotel & Spa recognized in the Condé Nast Traveler 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards for fifth year in a row

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VICTORIA, BC (October 17th, 2017): Victoria’s Magnolia Hotel & Spa is thrilled to be announced as #4 best hotel in Canada (excluding Vancouver) in the Condé Nast Traveler 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards, announced earlier today, with a score of 96.59.

“We are honoured and humbled to continue to receive such incredible recognition in one of North America’s leading travel authorities,” says Bill Lewis, general manager of the Magnolia Hotel & Spa. “Our greatest appreciation goes to each member of our team for going above and beyond to ensure every guests’ experience is perfect.”

The Magnolia Hotel & Spa placed among some impressive company, including Fogo Island Inn (Newfoundland, #1), The Ritz-Carlton (Toronto, #3), Drake Devonshire (Wellington, #12), and Hôtel William Gray (Montreal, #16).

The city of Victoria received recognition as #2 Top Small Cities Outside the US and Vancouver Island ranked #17 Best Island in the World. The Magnolia Hotel & Spa team would like to congratulate Tourism Vancouver Island and Tourism Victoria, as well as The Fairmont Empress, which also achieved a coveted place on the list (#19).

Over 300,000 readers submitted millions of ratings and tens of thousands of comments, voting on a record-breaking 7,320 hotels and resorts, 610 cities, 225 islands, 468 cruise ships, 158 airlines, and 195 airports.

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and 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 announced in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler, on newsstands nationwide on October 24, 2017. The full list is published exclusively online, at

To discover what makes the hotel one of the best in Canada, book your next stay in Victoria by visiting or calling 1.888.MAGNOLIA.