Hotel 1000 Recognized by Condé Nast Traveler Readers as 2013 “Gold List” Hotel

SEATTLE (December 2012) Hotel 1000, downtown Seattle’s premier luxury destination and world leader in hospitality technology, announces the distinctive honor of being recognized by Condé Nast Traveler readers as a top hotel in the United States in the magazine’s annual “Gold List” edition.  Debuting in the January 2013 issue, the 19th annual Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards list reveals that Hotel 1000 is named as one of only six hotels in Washington state and received an overall score of 94.4.

“We are extremely pleased to be recognized on is extraordinary list, especially when considering the competition,” said Denny Fitzpatrick, general manager, Hotel 1000. “This is a true testament to our remarkable team for providing fantastic customer service. Being named among the best hotels in the world by the travelers themselves is truly an honor.”

The awards are derived from the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Survey, the largest independent poll of consumers’ preferences.  A record number of more than 47,000 readers voted this year on the best 510 hotels, resorts, and cruise lines. Award winners are given a comprehensive rating based on the following criteria: rooms, service, food, location, design and activities.

Hotel 1000, open in downtown Seattle since 2006, features 120 luxury guest rooms, BOKA RESTAURANT + BAR, Spaahh and The Golf Club.  At Hotel 1000, genuine, caring, personalized service enabled by leading-edge technology and intimate yet spectacular accommodations redefines the luxury experience.  Hotel 1000 offers unexpected pleasures, distinctive amenities, anticipative service and a customized experience tailored to any occasion.  Located at 1000 First Avenue at the corner of Madison Street, Hotel 1000 is steps away from the waterfront along Elliott Bay, and conveniently centered between Pike Place Market, Seattle Art Museum, the business district and lively, historic Pioneer Square. For more information, please visit

 Benchmark Hospitality International is a leader in the management and marketing of resorts, conference centers, hotels, and the Personal Luxury Collection℠.  The independent company, launched in 1980, is a worldwide organization operating properties in major metropolitan and resort destinations.  Benchmark’s international headquarters is located in The Woodlands, Texas, near Houston. Benchmark Hospitality is also a founding member of the International Association of Conference Centers.  The company’s northeast regional office is in New Jersey, with international offices in Tokyo, Japan, and Santiago, Chile. For the location of Benchmark’s properties and additional information, visit



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