Awards & Accolades

Tourism

Best Historic Resort, Historic Hotels of America, 2013
Best Historic Resort, USA Today 10Best Readers' Choice Award, 2015
Reader's Choice Awards, Condé Nast Traveler, 2008 - 2014 (West Baden Springs Hotel)
No. 1, Best Hotels in Indiana, US News & World Report, 2013-2014, 2016 (West Baden Springs Hotel)
No. 5, Best Hotels in Indiana, US News & World Report, 2015 (French Lick Springs Hotel)
No. 6, Best Hotels in Indiana, US News & World Report, 2013 (French Lick Springs Hotel)
Hall of Fame Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor, 2011-2016 (West Baden Springs Hotels)
Hall of Fame Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor, 2011-2016 (French Lick Springs Hotel)
Gold List, Condé Nast Traveler, 2009 - 2011 (West Baden Springs Hotel)
Top U.S. Hotels, Resorts & Spas, Zagat Survey, 2009 (West Baden Springs Hotel)
Local Secrets, Big Finds®, Travelocity

 

Golf

No. 60, The 75 Best Golf Resorts, Golf Digest, 2014
No. 2  Casino Course in the U.S., Links Magazine, 2014 (The Pete Dye Course at French Lick)
No. 27, Top 100 Best Resort Courses, GolfWeek Magazine, 2014 (The Pete Dye Course)
No. 48, Top 100 Best Resort Courses, GolfWeek Magazine, 2014 (The Donald Ross Course)
No. 93, America’s 100 Greatest Courses, Golf Digest Magazine, February 2013 (The Pete Dye Course)
No. 17, America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses, Golf Digest Magazine, February 2013 (The Pete Dye Course)
No. 100 America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses, Golf Digest Magazine, February 2013 (The Donald Ross Course)
No. 8 Course in Indiana, Golfweek’s Best You Can Play, 2013 (Sultan’s Run)
No. 2 among the Top 10 Northern U.S. Golf Resorts, Condé Nast Traveler, 2011 & 2012 (West Baden Springs Hotel)
Top 100 Best Public Courses, Golf Digest, 2010 & 2011 (The Pete Dye Course & The Donald Ross Course)
No. 1 Course in Indiana, GolfWeek’s Best You Can Play, 2011 - 2013 (The Pete Dye Course)
No. 2 Course in Indiana, GolfWeek’s Best You Can Play, 2011 - 2013 (The Donald Ross Course)
No. 5 Best Casino Course, GolfWeek Magazine, 2010 (The Pete Dye Course)
Best Public Course in Indiana, GOLF Magazine, 2010 (The Pete Dye Course)
Indiana’s Best Course You Can Play, GolfWeek Magazine, 2010 (The Pete Dye Course)
America’s Best New Public Course, Golf Digest, 2009 (The Pete Dye Course)
Best New Course of the Year, Golf Magazine, 2009 (The Pete Dye Course)
Rated One of The Best New Courses, Links Magazine, 2009 (The Pete Dye Course)
Runner Up: Best Remodel in America, Golf Digest Magazine, 2007 (The Donald Ross Course)
Runner Up: 2007 Renovation of the Year, GOLF Magazine, 2007 (The Donald Ross Course)
Best Courses You Can Play, GolfWeek Magazine, 2008 (The Donald Ross Course)
Excellent Rating, Zagat Survey Guide to America’s Top Golf Courses, 2007, 2008

 

Spa

Top 270 List of Spas in North America, Caribbean, Hawaii and at Sea, Condé Nast Traveler, 2013 & 2014 (The Spa at West Baden)
Top 270 List of Spas in North America, Caribbean, Hawaii and at Sea, Condé Nast Traveler, 2012 (The Spa at French Lick & The Spa at West Baden)
Top 20 List of Top 100 Resort Spas, Condé Nast Traveler, 2010 (The Spa at West Baden)
One of the Top Spas in the Midwest, Spa Magazine, 2010 (The Spa at West Baden)
Featured in Spa Vacations in Indiana Online Travel Tips, USA Today,(French Lick & West Baden Springs Hotels)
Best Luxury Hotel Spa, World Luxury Spa Awards, 2011 & 2014  (The Spa at West Baden)

 

Meetings

Platinum Choice Award, Smart Meetings Magazine, 2011
Gold Tee Award, Meetings and Conventions Magazine, 2008 & 2009
Pinnacle Award, Successful Meetings Magazine, 2007 & 2008, 2011
Gold Key Award, Meetings & Conventions Magazine, 2008
Planner’s Choice,Meeting News Magazine, 2008

 

Casino

No.9 Best U.S. Casino, USA Today's 10Best Readers' Choice, 2015
Readers' Choice Best Overall Indiana Property, Southern Gaming and Destinations Magazine, 2014 & 2015
Favorite Casino Resort for a Vacation in Southern Indiana, Casino Player Magazine, 2014
Best Casino, First place winner Reader’s Pick, Fort Wayne Newspaper, 2010
Best Redesign of Casino Resort, Casino Design Awards, 2007
The Best Of Awards “Best Theme”, Southern Gaming Magazine, 2008

 

Designations

AAA Four Diamond rated hotels
Designated a National Historic Landmark (NHL), by U.S. Secretary of the Interior since 1987 (West Baden Springs Hotel)
Designated a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark, 2002 (West Baden Springs Hotel)
Designated a Historical Hotel of America, National Trust for Historic Preservation, 2008 (West Baden Springs Hotel)
Designated on the National Register of Historic Places (French Lick Springs Hotel & West Baden Springs Hotel)