The Sebastian Vail honored in Travel + Leisure magazine’s ‘Word’s Best’ |

The Sebastian Vail honored in Travel + Leisure magazine’s ‘Word’s Best’

VAIL — The Sebastian Vail was recently named among Travel + Leisure’s “10 Best Resort Hotels in the West” as part of the travel magazine’s annual World’s Best Awards. The list, which was announced recently, was created from its annual reader survey. The Sebastian Vail was listed the No. 9 best resort hotel in the West. It’s the only hotel in the Vail Valley to be recognized by Travel + Leisure.

“We are so proud to be recognized in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards for the fourth year in a row,” said Bryan Austin, general manager of The Sebastian Vail. “Travel + Leisure readers are savvy and discerning customers. We can’t thank these readers and our guests enough for voting for us, and making The Sebastian one of the best resorts in the world. It’s an honor to be acknowledged for our service, amenities and offerings.”

Travel + Leisure readers define excellence in travel by rating their experiences and evaluating hotels across the world on the characteristics including rooms and facilities, location, service, restaurants and food, and value. The 2017 World’s Best Awards lists, as well as survey methodology are featured on and will appear in the August issue of the magazine.

About Timbers Resorts

Timbers Resorts serves as operator and manager of The Sebastian Vail and residence club. The hotel has 84 luxury hotel rooms, 16 executive suites and seven residential suites. The private residence club has 36 units. Timbers Resorts is the developer and operator of a collection of properties in more than 16 destinations, including Vail Aspen, Beaver Creek, Cabo San Lucas, Florida, Kauai, Kiawah Island, Maui, Napa, Scottsdale, Snowmass, Sonoma, Southern California, Steamboat Springs, Tuscany and the U.S. Virgin Islands. For more information, go to,, and

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