TRAVEL + LEISURE WORLD’S BEST AWARDS 2020 RECOGNISES THE LANGHAM HOTELS & RESORTS AROUND THE WORLD
Four hotels from The Langham Hotels & Resorts global portfolio along with the entire The Langham Hotels & Resorts brand have been recognised amongst the best in the world by the readers of Travel + Leisure on their annual World’s Best list, which celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2020.
The Langham Hotels & Resorts was named one of the Top 25 Best Hotel Brands and individual honours were bestowed on individual hotels in the brand’s portfolio in their respective destinations.
-The Langham, Chicago, which re-opened on July 10, was named #2 on the list of Top 10 City Hotels in Chicago
-The Langham, New York, Fifth Avenue, which has remained open throughout lockdown, was named #8 on the list of Top 15 Hotels in New York City
-The Langham, Sydney and The Langham, Melbourne were named #2 and #4 on list of Top 5 City Hotels in Australia and New Zealand. The Langham, Sydney re-opened its doors on July 1 and The Langham, Melbourne will re-open in early Southern Hemisphere spring.
“We are very proud to once again have our hotels recognised by the readers of Travel + Leisure,” said Stefan Leser, CEO of Langham Hospitality Group. “This award is so important to us because it comes from our guests, which is a testament to the high level of service we provide at all of our hotels around the world. This year holds even more importance as we start to recover from this unprecedented period in the travel industry. We see it as a sign of the positive future ahead for our guests and our hotels.”
The Langham, Chicago is a modern hotel situated in an iconic Mies van der Rohe landmark building on the Chicago riverfront, close to the city’s retail hub, major attractions and business district. Best known for fusing luxury and comfort, the hotel is home to 316 spacious guest rooms and suites with majestic views of the city. Signature amenities include Chuan Spa, a full-service health & wellness facility; a fitness centre boasting a 67-foot swimming pool, Jacuzzi, saunas and a steam room; Travelle Kitchen + Bar, serving three meals a day in a high-design setting; the 4,000 square foot Langham Club with butler service; 15,000 square feet of meeting and event space; and a permanent collection of over 150 pieces of original artworks.
The Langham, New York, Fifth Avenue is centrally located on New York City’s most famous street, Fifth Avenue, just steps from the Empire State Building. Its 234 guest rooms and suites are some of the largest in the city. The Langham boasts a residentially-inspired aesthetic, topped off by a multi-million dollar permanent art collection featuring the works of Alex Katz and two luxurious penthouses designed by French retailer Roche Bobois, who also designed the hotel’s brand new Presidential Suite.
On the fourth floor, a full service fitness centre featuring Technogym equipment and Fitness on Demand. Ai Fiori, a Michelin-starred restaurant from Michael White’s Altamarea Group, and Bar Fiori, a destination bar and lounge, are both located on the hotel’s second floor. The Langham also has the capabilities to host meetings, events and social gatherings of all sizes in The Gallery at The Langham, a full floor of function space on the hotel’s third floor.
Enjoying a pre-eminent address in the city, The Langham, Sydney is regarded as one of the best luxury hotels in the country. All 98 guestrooms and suites are elegantly styled. From the splendid Grand Langham Room – the largest standard room in Sydney at 527 square feet – to the two-bedroom
Residence Suite with a private chef’s kitchenette to the opulence of the Observatory Suite, every guest room at The Langham boasts impeccable design, quality finishes and a meticulous attention to detail.
The social hub of The Langham is Kitchens on Kent, an interactive dining experience, and Observatory Bar, one of the chicest cocktail destinations in the city. The Langham also features the Day Spa by Chuan along with 4,300 square feet of meeting and event space, including the beautifully- designed Grand Ballroom.
The Langham, Melbourne is located in the heart of one of the world’s friendliest cities – Melbourne, Australia – on the Yarra River. The 25-floor hotel has 387 luxuriously-appointed guest rooms, including 11 suites and 7 Terrace Rooms with private balconies boasting unparalleled views of the Melbourne skyline. Famous among locals for its award-winning buffet restaurant, Melba, The Langham also has one of the most popular spas in the city, Chuan Spa.