Hot Springs Pool 4th in USA Today voting |

Hot Springs Pool 4th in USA Today voting

Staff Report

The Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge ended up in fourth place in this year’s voting for Best Hotel Pool in the most recent round of USA Today and Readers’ Choice Awards.

USA Today and announced the results of their 2016 Readers’ Choice Awards, an ongoing contest that regularly presents new travel and hospitality related categories on which readers can vote.

In the most current round of voting, the Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge placed fourth in the category of Best Hotel Pool, after finishing second last year. To compete, properties are initially sorted and nominated by a panel of USA Today and 10Best travel editors, then the top 20 selected properties compete for votes by getting the word out via social media. The property with the most votes wins.

“It is very flattering to be recognized as having one of the best hotel pools in the entire country,” said Jeremy Gilley, director of sales and revenue for Glenwood Hot Springs and the Spa of the Rockies. “Thank you to all of our loyal locals and visitors who voted for us.”

After four weeks of voting, Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge’s position on the leaderboard climbed steadily as the votes accumulated, going from 13th to ninth and finally to fourth.

“A contest of this variety really shows the power and impact of social media to reach people. It was thrilling to watch our standing on the leaderboard change as the contest drew to a close,” said Gilley.

Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge was in elite company. Other finishers in the top half included the Four Seasons Resort in Orlando, Florida; Keswick Hall in Keswick, Virginia.; the Berkeley City Club in Berkeley, California; and the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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