VOTED #2 HOTEL IN THE UNITED STATES IN 2008 CONDE NAST TRAVELER'S READERS' CHOICE AWARDS
Amelia Island, FL (October 17, 2008) --- Elizabeth Pointe Lodge, a 25 room boutique hotel located on the ocean on Amelia Island, FL, was voted the #2 hotel in the United States in the 2008 Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards. The inn scored a 95.2 compared to The Peninsula of Chicago, the top-rated property, which scored a 95.4. Over 32,000 readers of the magazine participated in the survey.
"We are very excited about this honor," said Dave Caples, owner of the Elizabeth Pointe Lodge. "It's gratifying to know that our guests have had a wonderful experience at Elizabeth Pointe Lodge and are willing to tell others about their stay."
A stay at the Elizabeth Pointe Lodge transports its guests from the ordinary to the extraordinary with a lifestyle that promises tranquility, casual elegance and superior personal service. Whether a guest desires to rock the day away on the oceanfront porch or kayak the Intracoastal Waterway, the staff at the Elizabeth Pointe Lodge will make it happen.
Elizabeth Pointe Lodge was built as an 1890's Queen Anne Shingle style reproduction and features 20 rooms in the Main House and four deluxe sitting rooms in the Ocean House. The Miller Cottage features a two bedroom/two bath arrangement that is perfect for family or corporate gatherings. Each of the rooms in the Main House include queen or king bedding, a private bath with oversized marble or Jacuzzi tubs, and are adorned with period antiques. The Ocean House is decorated in West Indies décor reminiscent of the Caribbean.
Room rates range from $225 to $450 depending on the room and time of year. All rates include a full oceanfront breakfast, morning newspaper, wine and hors d'oeuvres reception each evening, NY Times Digest, and complimentary lemonade and cookies baked fresh daily in the Lodge's kitchen.
The Elizabeth Pointe Lodge is a AAA 3 Diamond and Mobil 3 Star rated hotel. It has earned an A+ rating from the Florida Bed and Breakfast Inns and is a member of the Select Registry of Inns. Other honors include: USA Today's one of 10 great places to sit on a porch, Travel & Leisure's one of 50 great beach resorts and Money Magazine's one of 50 great values in America.