2017 Travelzoo Member Favorite Award Winners

Mar 31, 2017
Travelzoo members take dining and relaxing seriously. In 2016 alone, they purchased over a quarter of a million restaurant and spa offers, and we asked them to leave detailed feedback about each of their experiences. From Michelin Guide picks to Four Seasons spas, these are the best of the best – see if your favorite made the cut!

The top 5 in the restaurant category are:

Alexander’s Steakhouse (Pasadena, California)

Alexander’s Steakhouse is not only one of Pasadena’s top restaurants, but also the highest rated among our members of any Travelzoo restaurant partner to date. That’s no easy feat, but it’s not hard to see why: “The food was excellent, and the overall experience was absolutely amazing” (Christopher H., Travelzoo member).

Starlite (San Diego, California)

This craft cocktail bar is consistently ranked one of San Diego’s best spots to drink, and its Moscow mules and juicy burgers are a favorite of food critics and bloggers across the city. “I’ve never had a bad meal here!” says Jodette L., Travelzoo member.

Kristalbelli (New York City)

New York City has no shortage of mouthwatering Korean barbecue restaurants, but Zagat calls Kristalbelli one of the city’s best. That’s just one the many reasons our members repeatedly flock to this Michelin-recommended spot. Among the others? “Can’t give this place enough great remarks…from the minute we walked in, the staff was fantastic. The food was top notch. You will love it!” raves Drew S., Travelzoo member.

The Birchwood (Tampa, Florida)

The Tampa Bay Times says The Birchwood is “red-hot” with its “buzz, location and talent,” and the picturesque views of North Straub Park and Tampa Bay from the terrace are not to be missed. Our members can’t get enough of its winning formula: “culinary delight matched with impeccable service” (Ricardo Y., Travelzoo member).

The Fourth Estate at The National Press Club (Washington, D.C.)

It’s practically neighbors with the White House, and the historic venue and intimate setting makes diners feel like they’re in on D.C.’s best-kept secret. Most importantly, what sets it apart is that “everyone makes you feel at home, lending to a fabulous dining experience” (Mohamed B., Travelzoo member).

Other member favorite winners include:

Trattoria Cattaneo (Santa Rosa, California)

Cucina Alessa (Orange County, California)

B.B. King Blues Club & Grill (New York City)

Square 1 (Multiple Locations, Florida)

Station 4 (Washington, D.C.)

Charcoal Restaurant (Denver, Colorado)

Dia de Campo (Hermosa, California)

El Segundo Sol (Las Vegas)

Tortilla Republic Kauai (Koloa, Hawaii)

Pinstripes (Chicago)

alaMar (Oakland, California)

The Six (Los Angeles)

ONYX Restaurant at The Four Seasons Westlake Village (Westlake Village, California)

TRACE at W Hotel San Francisco (San Francisco)

Santé Restaurant at Fairmont Sonoma (Sonoma, California)

Hash House A Go Go Orlando (Orlando)

Fish House at Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina (Kapolei, Hawaii)

DBGB Kitchen & Bar (New York City)

Capo’s Restaurant & Speakeasy (Las Vegas)

Sun in my Belly (Atlanta, Georgia)

Costeaux French Bakery & Café (Healdsburg, California)

Le Grenier (Washington, D.C.)

Le Coq au Vin (Orlando)

608 Oceanside (Oceanside, California)

Le Chat Noir (Washington, D.C.)

Axios Estiatorio (Denver, Colorado)

The Metropolitan Club Chicago (Chicago)

Café Figaro (Burlingame, California)

Nobu at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego (San Diego, California)

Maison Hugo (New York City)

Nobu Las Vegas at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino (Las Vegas)

The Van’s Restaurant (Belmont, California)

Girardi’s Osteria (Edmonds, Washington)

BLT Steak Las Vegas (Las Vegas)

Chado Tea Room (Multiple Locations, Los Angeles)

Minas Brazilian Restaurant & Cachaçaria (San Francisco)

Liberté Lounge at The Sofitel Philadelphia (Philadelphia)

Taberna Del Alabardero (Washington, D.C.)

Zento Contemporary Japanese Cuisine (Philadelphia)

Bella Vista - Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, California)

Clay Pit (Austin, Texas)

Hash House a Go Go at Mohegan Sun (Uncasville, Connecticut)

Hamilton’s Kitchen at The Alfond Inn (Winter Park, Florida)

Nino’s (New York City)

Pelican Grill at The Resort at Pelican Hill (Newport Coast, California)

The top 5 in the spa category are:

The Spa at the Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley (East Palo Alto, California)

Post-treatment prosecco, flexible spa hours, valet parking, all inside a AAA 4-Diamond hotel – what’s not to love? It’s the ultimate spa day experience: “This was the most amazing day ever, wonderful day of pampering and incredible staff. Thank you!” says Judy D., Travelzoo member.

Naupaka Spa at Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina (Kapolei, Hawaii)

This massive four-story spa is one of the best on Oahu, with luxurious facilities like indoor and outdoor hot tubs, a eucalyptus steam room and relaxation gardens. But what sets this spa apart is in the service: Travelzoo members are “treated like first class” (Kelli R., Travelzoo member).

The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Denver (Denver, Colorado)

With just one post-treatment soak in the heated rooftop pool or Jacuzzi, you’ll quickly understand how this spa “draws luxury seekers” with “sumptuous amenities” (U.S. News & World Report). No wonder Travelzoo members remain so loyal: it’s the “best spa in Colorado” (Kimberly M., Travelzoo member).

Aji Spa at Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass (Phoenix, Arizona)

Aji Spa ranks among Phoenix’s best (USA Today) for its state-of-the-art facilities and indulgent treatments. Members love that it incorporates its desert surroundings into the aesthetics, but it’s the fabulous massages that keep them coming back for more: “One of the best I’ve ever had!” says Jamie V., Travelzoo member.

Costa del Sur Spa at South Point Hotel (Las Vegas)

It’s a “haven for locals in need of an escape” (Vegas Magazine) that earns top marks from our members for its friendly service and skilled therapists: “The facilities was one of the best I have encountered in Las VegasThe facilities were one of the best I have encountered in Las Vegas” (Suzanne N., Travelzoo member).

Other member favorite winners include:

Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach (Palm Beach, Florida)

The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village (Westlake Village, California)

White Orchid Spa (Vero Beach, Florida)

Well & Being Spa at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess (Scottsdale, Arizona)

The Still Point Spa at Haven on the Lake (Columbia, Maryland)

Guerlain Spa (New York City)

Pacific Waters Spa at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach (Huntington Beach, California)

Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas (Dallas)

The Spa at Salamander Resort (Middleburg, Virginia)

Willow Stream Spa at Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn (Sonoma, California)

Aarna Spa at Paséa Hotel & Spa (Huntington Beach, California)

Sanctuary Spa at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort (Paradise Valley, Arizona)

Spa + Fitness Center at Four Seasons Hotel Chicago (Chicago)

Chuan Spa at The Langham, Chicago (Chicago)

Spa at Four Seasons Georgetown (Washington, D.C.)

Pismo Beach Spa at The Cliffs Resort (Pismo Beach, California)

Drift Spa at Palms Place (Las Vegas)

The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta (Atlanta, Georgia)

Cocoon Urban Day Spa (San Francisco)

The Spa Santé and Salon (Multiple Locations, Los Angeles)

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