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  • Press notes of Grand lakes Orlando resort, Florida

Press & Media

 
 
 
 

Grande Lakes Orlando Food and Beverage

 
 

TripAdvisor

  • "Certificate of Excellence for Highball & Harvest", 2017
  • "Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame for Primo", 2015
  • "Certificate of Excellence for Primo", 2014
 

Orlando Sentinel

  • Orlando Sentinel "Critic's Choice Best Italian Restaurant in Orlando'" Primo, 2014
 

Orlando Date Night Awards

  • "Best Date Night Restaurant-Upscale'" Ranked #2, Primo, 2013
  • "Best Date Night Activity" #1 Griffin Cooking School, 2014
  • "Best Date Night Restaurant- Upscale" #1 Primo, 2014
 

Zagat Survey

  • "America's Top Restaurants" Primo, 2013
 

Edible Orlando Magazine

  • "Best of ‘Best Hotel Restaurant for Local Food'" PRIMO 2012
 

Florida Trend magazine

  • "Golden Spoon Award" Primo 2011, 2012
 

Orlando Magazine

  • Best in Dining 'Best Restaurant'" PRIMO 2010
 

James Beard Foundation

  • "Award for Culinary Excellence"Chef Melissa Kelly
 

Food and Beverage Ratings

  • AAA: Four Diamond, PRIMO 2004-2014
 
 

JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes

 
 

TripAdvisor

  • "Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame", 2015
  • "Certificate of Excellence", 2013, 2014
  • "GreenLeaders Silver Level", 2014
 

CVENT

  • "Top 100 Meeting Hotels in the United States, 2012-2014"
 

Orlando Date Night Awards

  • "Best In-City Overnight" 2013-2014
 

Orlando Business Journal

  • "Best Places to Work in Orlando", 2013"
 

Smart Meetings

  • "Platinum Choice Award" 2011, 2013
 

Meetings and Conventions Magazine

  • "Gold Platter Award" Meeting Planners' Poll, 2014
  • "Gold Key Award" Meeting Planners' Poll, 2004-2014
  • "Gold Tee Award" Golf and Meeting Excellence, 2004, 2006-2007, 2011-2012
 

Family Vacation Critic

  • "Best Florida Family Hotel and Kid Friendly Resorts", 2017
 

MeetingsToday

  • "Best of Meeting Today Award", 2017
 

Medical Meetings Magazine

  • "Merit & Distinction Award for Meeting Excellence" 2010
 

Hotel Ratings

  • AAA: Four Diamond Rating 2004-2014
 
 

The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes

 
 

TripAdvisor

 
  • "Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame", 2015
  • "GreenLeaders Silver Level", 2014 - 2017
  • "Travelers' Choice The Best Hotels ‘Luxury'", Ranked #19, 2012
 

U.S. News & World Report's Best Hotel Rankings

  • "Gold Badge Winner "Best Hotels in the USA" Award, 2014, 2016, 2017
 

Expedia Insiders' Select List, 2013

  • Orlando Date Night Awards"Best In-City Overnight" 2013-2015
 

US News Travel

  • "Top hotels in Orlando-Walt Disney World", #2, 2015, 2018
  • "Top hotels in Orlando-Walt Disney World", #3, 2016, 2017, 2019
  • "Top hotels in Orlando", #1, 2013
  • "2013 Best Hotel in the US", #9 in Florida, 2013
 

Southwest Orlando Bulletin

  • "Best Wedding Location Reader's Choice", #3, 2013, 2015
  • "Best Local Resort Reader's Choice", #1, 2013, 2015
  • Orlando Business Journal"Best Places to Work in Orlando," 2013
 

Cvent

  • "Top 100 most popular meeting resorts in North America and the Caribbean," 2013-2014
 

Orlando Magazine

  • "Best Local Resort" Reader's Choice Ranked #1, 2011, 2013
  • "Best Local Getaway" Reader's Choice Ranked #2, 2011
 

Travel + Life Magazine

  • "The World's Best 500 Hotels" 2013
  • "America's Best Lake Hotels", No. 7, 2012
  • "The World's Best Hotels ‘Top 100 U.S. Hotels'", 2007-2012
 

Condé Nast Traveler Magazine

  • "Best Resorts in Florida" Reader's Poll, #13, 2014
  • "Best Resorts in Orlando" Reader's Poll, #6, 2018
  • "Best Resorts in Central Florida" Reader's Poll, #11, 2016
  • "Top 40 Resorts in Florida" Reader's Poll, #9, 2013
  • "Top 40 Resorts in Florida" Reader's Poll, #17, 2012
  • "Top U.S. Mainland Resorts", 2007-2011
  • "Best Resort Spas" Reader's Poll, 2007, 2009-2010
  • "World's Best Places to Stay 'Gold List'", 2006-2010
 

The Ritz-Carlton

  • "Banquet Food Quality 'Americas, Caribbean and Mexico'" Ranked #1, 2012
 

Meetings and Conventions magazine

  • "Gold Key Award" Meeting Planners' Poll, 2007-2010, 2012
  • "Gold Tee Award" Golf and Meeting Excellence, 2010
 

WeddingWire.com

  • "Bride's Choice Awards", 2012
 

The Ritz-Carlton

  • "Ease of Event Planning ‘Americas, Caribbean and Mexico'", Ranked #1 2012
 

The Knot Magazine

  • "Best of Weddings", 2010
 

Spafinder Wellness Travel Awards

  • "Best for Families", 2016
 

Family Vacation Critic

  • "Best Florida Family Hotel and Kid Friendly Resorts", 2017
 

Medical Meetings Magazine

  • "Merit & Distinction Award for Meeting Service Excellence", 2010
 

Hall of Ho

  • "Alice S. Marriott Award for Community Service"
 

Hotel Ratings

  • AAA: Four Diamond Rating 2004-2014
  • Forbes Travel Guide: Four Stars 2004-2014
 
 

The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Orlando, Grande Lakes

 
 

USA Today 10Best

  • "Best Hotel Spa, Reader's Choice Award", #1, 2016, 2015
 

American Spa magazine

  • "Favorite Resort Spa, Professional Choice Award", 2014
 

Orlando Life magazine

  • "Best Resort Spa Readers' Choice", 2013"
 

Orlando Date Night Awards

  • "Best Spa for Couples", 2013-2016
 

Southwest Orlando Bulletin

  • "Best Day Spa Reader's Choice", #3, 2013
 

Orlando Magazine

  • "Best Day Spa Reader's Choice", #1, 2013
 

Orlando Weekly

  • "Best Spa" Reader's Choice Ranked #1, 2013
 

Orlando Business Journal

  • "Best Spa" Reader's Choice, 2011, 2013, 2015
 

Condé Nast Traveler Magazine

  • "Top 100 Resort Spas in the United States" Ranked #57, 2014
  • "Top 100 Resort Spa- U.S. Mainland" Ranked #24, 2013
  • "Top 100 Resort Spa- U.S. Mainland" Ranked #15, 2012
  • "Top 270 Spas in North America, the Caribbean, Hawaii and at Sea" Ranked #15, 2012
  • "Top 100 Resort Spas in the Country" Ranked #7, 2011
  • "240 Top Spas" Ranked #3, 2010
 

Orlando Style magazine

  • Best Spa for Body & Soul ‘Reader's Choice Award'" Silver, 2012
 

TripAdvisor.com

  • "Certificate of Excellence", 2015, 2017
  • "Top 10 Hotel Spas in the U.S. Ranked #2, 2012
 

Orlando Home & Leisure magazine

  • "Central Florida's Best Resort Spa", 2011"
 

American Spa magazine

  • "Favorite Spa Treatment Menu" Professional's Choice Award, 2010
 

The Ritz-Carlton Spa Ratings

  • Mobil Travel Guide: Four Star Rating, 2005-2010
  • Forbes Travel Guide: Four Star Award, 2011-2012
 
 

The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando, Grande Lakes

 
 

GolfWeek's

  • "2015 GolfWeek's Best Resort Courses"
 

International Association of Golf Tour Operators

  • "Overall winner of the 2013 Sustainability Awards
 

Golf Digest Magazine

  • • "America's Top 50 Golf Courses for Women, July 2013"
 

Marriott Golf

  • "Golf Club of the Year", 2012
  • Ranked #1 in Condition of Golf Course, Golfer Satisfaction survey, 2012
  • Ranked #2 in Overall Golf Experience, Golfer Satisfaction survey, 2012
 

Golf Course Management Magazine

  • "Environmental leaders in golf", National Resort Course Winner, 2012
 

Meetings and Conventions magazine

  • "Gold Tee Award", 2004, 2007-2008, 2010-2011
 

Condé Nast Traveler Magazine

  • "Top 100 Golf Resorts in North America" Readers' Poll, 2004-2011
 

TripAdvisor.com

  • "Certificate of Excellence", 2015
 

GolfWorld magazine

  • "100 Best Golf Shops", 2006-2010
 
 
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