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Awards and Accolades

Fairmont Orchid is honored to have been recognized as one of the best luxury resorts in Hawaii by many respected organizations, industry groups and publications around the world. We are humbled that these accolades reflect the commitment of our property to provide our valued guests the gold standard service they’ve come to expect and deserve from our team. We are pleased to share some highlighted awards and accolades below with you. Mahalo for your continued support of Fairmont Orchid!

2021

U.S. News & World Report Voted Fairmont Orchid the #1 Hotel on Hawaii Island in 2021.
Golf Digest voted Fairmont Orchid the “Best Golf Resort in Hawaii” in its 2021 Editors’ Choice Awards.
Travel + Leisure 2021 World’s Best Awards: Top 20 Resort Hotels in Hawaii – #11
Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice 2021 Awards: Top 20 Resort Hotels in Hawaii – #11


2020

Hawaii Island Readers’ Choice awards
Best Luxury Resort #3
Best Hotel Or Resort For Romantic Getaway #3
Best Hotel Or Resort Pool #5
Best Hotel Or Resort With Aloha Spirit #4
Best Hotel Or Resort Staff #4
Best Hotel Or Resort Guest Services Program #5
Best Resort For A Wedding #3
Best Mid Range Hotel #8
Best Hotel Or Resorts For Long Vacations #9
Best Hotel Or Resort Spa #3
Best Hotel/Resort Restaurant Brown’s Beach House #1
Best Romantic Restaurant Brown’s Beach House #1
Best Restaurant $30 – $60 Brown’s Beach House #4
Best Buffet Orchid Court #2
US News & World Report: Best Resort on the Big Island – #1
US News & World Report: The 50 Best Hotels in the USA 2020 – #45
Travel + Leisure: Top 20 Hotels in Hawaii – #14
Hawaii Magazine: Best of Hawai‘i Island 2020: Food & Drink: Brown’s Beach House and Binchotan: Bar & Grill
Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards: The Best Resorts in Hawaii


2019

Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards: Top 15 Resorts in Hawai’i
• Pacific Business News: Pineapple Award Honoree Kelley Cosgrove (Fairmont Orchid General Manager)
• USA Today 10 Best Reader’s Choice Awards: Top Hotel on Hawai’i Island and #3 Hotel in the state of Hawai’i
• Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards: Top 15 Resort Hotels in Hawai’i
• US News & World Report: Top Ten Hotels in Hawai’i
Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce Pualu Award: Environmental Awareness


2018

• Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards: Top 15 Resort Hotels in Hawai’i
Golf Digest, Editor’s Choice: Best Golf Resorts in Hawai’i
Conde Nast Traveler, Readers’ Choice Awards: Top 25 Hotels in Hawai’i
• World Travel Magazine: Hot Places for Cool Family Fun


2017

AAA Four Diamond Award
AAA Four Diamond Award-Brown’s Beach House
Condé Nast Traveler, Readers’ Choice Awards: Top 25 Hotels in Hawai’i
Travel+Leisure World’s Best Awards: Top 15 Resort Hotels in Hawai’i


2016

AAA Four Diamond Award
AAA Four Diamond Award-Brown’s Beach House
Travel+Leisure, World’s Best Awards: Family Beach Hotels
• U.S. News & World Report: Best Hotels, Gold Badge Winner


2015

AAA Four Diamond Award
AAA Four Diamond Award-Brown’s Beach House
Condé Nast Traveler, Readers’ Choice Award: Top 25 Hotels in Hawai’i
Condé Nast Traveler: Platinum Circle
Green Key Global: Green Key Eco-Rating (4)
Travel+Leisure, World’s Best Awards: Hotels
Fodor’s Choice: Norio’s Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar
Fodor’s Choice: Brown’s Beach House Restaurant

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