|DEER VALLEY RESORT; PARK CITY, UTAH (November 18, 2018) – Goldener Hirsch Inn, nestled mid-mountain at the world-renowned Deer Valley Resort, resumes their title of Best United States’ Ski Boutique Hotel by the World Ski Awards for the third time in six years. In addition, Goldener Hirsch Inn was recognized in the top three for the World’s Best Ski Boutique Hotels. These accomplishments were celebrated at the 2018 World Ski Awards Gala Ceremony in Kitzbühel, Austria, on November 17, 2018.
2018 saw the largest voter turnout in the history of the Awards from leading ski tourism professionals and hundreds of thousands of ski consumers from around the world. As the industry’s most distinguished benchmark, Goldener Hirsh Inn is recognized as the nation’s top ski boutique hotel out of seven top-tier finalists.
“We are incredibly proud to be named the Best Ski Boutique Hotel in the United States and recognized in the top three Best Ski Boutique hotels in the world,” said Michael Blakley, Goldener Hirsh Inn’s General Manager. “Such high praise is a testament to the staff of the Goldener Hirsh Inn and our owners, the Eccles family, for their continued commitment to providing a world class experience at Deer Valley Resort.”
The World Ski Awards recognition follows Goldener Hirsh Inn’s recent recognition in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards as one of the Top Hotels in the Southwest and West. The charming ski-in/ski-out, 20-room luxury property offers an authentic European atmosphere, award-winning full-service restaurant, and warm, personalized service for every guest.
The Goldener Hirsch Inn is currently undergoing an expansion that will open in 2019 and include a residential development in a second adjacent property. The expansion will include two modern, connected buildings with 40 luxury residential condominiums featuring studio to three-bedroom floor plans, with many offering a lock-off configuration. Other amenities will include a conference center with outdoor patios and firepits; a rooftop pool, hot tubs and fitness center with incredible views; a ski/boot locker room with an après-ski lounge; sky bridge connection from the expansion to the existing Goldener Hirsh Inn; and two levels of underground parking complete with storage areas for the residence owners.
World Ski Awards is the sister organization of World Travel Awards™, currently celebrating its 25th anniversary. For more information on the World Ski Awards or any other Goldener Hirsh Inn honors, visit the resort’s website at www.deervalley.com, or contact resort Senior Communications Manager Emily Summers at 800-424-DEER (3337) or 435-645-6522. To follow resort happenings on social media, search #DeerValleyMoment.
Deer Valley Resort located in Park City, Utah, revolutionized the ski industry by providing the first-class service one would receive at a five-star hotel. The ski-only resort offers 21 chairlifts, 103 ski runs, six bowls, 300 annual inches of powder, 2,026 acres of alpine skiing, limited lift ticket sales, 14 restaurants, three elegant day lodges, hundreds of luxury accommodations and a renowned Ski School and Children’s Center. Deer Valley is honored to be ranked as the United States’ Best Ski Resort by the World Ski Awards for a sixth consecutive year (2013-2018).