(The Lodge at Sea Island was picked as Georgia's best hotel, and one of the best hotels in the United States by U.S. News & World Report. Image courtesy The Lodge at Sea Island.)Georgia is home to one of the best hotels in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report.
In rankings released 27 January 2015, The Lodge at Sea Island claimed a spot among the top five U.S. hotels.
The Best Hotels methodology combines a hotel's industry accolades with expert and guest reviews and hotel class ratings. U.S. News scored luxury hotels, identifying the top 10 percent in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean with Gold badges and the top 30 percent within specific markets with Silver badges.
"We're taking the guesswork out of finding a great hotel," said Erin Shields, travel editor for U.S. News. "The Best Hotels of 2015 represent the top properties recognized by experts and travel ers alike for their exemplary service, ample amenities and comfortable accommodations."
The Lodge at Sea Island was also ranked as Georgia's best hotel.
The St. Regis Atlanta, the Ritz-Carlton Lodge in Greensboro, the Ritz-Carlton Buckhead, the Cloister at Sea Island, and the Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta were all listed as some of the best hotels in the U.S. too.