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Laguna Beach

 Volume 12, Issue 44  |  June 2, 2020

The Ranch named #6 resort in SoCal for Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2019 

Condé Nast Traveler announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards with The Ranch at Laguna Beach recognized as the #6 Resort Hotel in Southern California.

More than 600,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers across the globe submitted a recording-breaking number of responses for the 2019 survey, rating their travel experiences to provide a full snapshot of where and how we travel today. 

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.” 

This year’s list ranking the top #19 hotels in Southern California included several other Laguna area hotels, including Montage Laguna Beach at #15, Surf & Sand Resort at #11, Monarch Beach Resort at #4, and The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel at #16.

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The Ranch Laguna Beach is honored to be recognized by Condé Nast Traveler readers

“We are delighted and honored to be ranked the #6 resort hotel in Southern California, advancing six spots from our #12 ranking as part of the 2018 survey last year,” said Kurt Bjorkman, General Manager of The Ranch at Laguna Beach. “This recognition by Condé Nast Traveler readers is an incredible achievement for the entire team at The Ranch at Laguna Beach and our pursuit to provide unique experiences and thoughtful service every day. It was our goal to advance to the top 10, and this ranking at #6 a true testament to our team’s hard work and dedication to our guests.”

For more information or reservation for the Ranch at Laguna Beach, visit or contact Christina McGoldrick at Victoria King Public Relations at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards are published on Condé Nast Traveler’s website at and celebrated in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler US and UK print editions.

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