Ski Utah Press Release

Public Relations Director

Stein Eriksen Lodge Names United States' Best Ski Hotel 2018

Lodge honored with award for fourth time in five years.

PARK CITY, Utah (November 19, 2018) – Stein Eriksen Lodge, Utah’s only Forbes Five-Star hotel and spa and designated one of the coveted Forbes’ Most Luxurious Hotels in the World in 2018, has once again secured the top honor of “United States’ Best Ski Hotel” by World Ski Awards. After earning the distinction in 2014, 2015, and 2016, the 2018 honor was announced at the World Ski Awards Gala Ceremony at the renowned winter destination of Kitzbühel, Austria on November 17, 2018. The World Ski Awards is the only global initiative to recognize, reward, and celebrate excellence in ski tourism.

Over the last year, a record number of votes were cast by leading ski tourism professionals, as well as hundreds of thousands of ski consumers from across the globe. As ski tourism's highest accolade, the recognition classifies Stein Eriksen Lodge as the undisputed leader out of 17 U.S. finalists.

“It is with immense pride that we accept this award on behalf of the entire Stein Eriksen Lodge family,” said Russ Olsen, CEO of Stein Eriksen Lodge. “To be named the U.S. Best Ski Hotel is a direct reflection of our staff who provide exceptional service every day, as well as our loyal guests who trust us to deliver a luxury vacation experience to be cherished for years to come.”

Stein Eriksen Lodge, located mid-mountain at the world-class Deer Valley Resort, has built a reputation as one of the most revered resort destinations in the world. Upon completion of the recent $14 million in enhancements, the Lodge continues to set the benchmark in luxury hospitality by creating lasting, impactful memories for each guest’s visit. In addition to the prestigious United States’ Best Ski Hotel and World's Best Ski Hotel awards from World Ski Awards, Stein Eriksen Lodge remains Utah's only Forbes Five-Star hotel and spa. The Lodge also ranks highly as a World's Best Hotel from Travel + Leisure and from Condé Nast Traveler's Gold List and Top 40 Resorts in the Western U.S List. The Lodge has been named among Forbes Magazine's Top Ten Best Ski Resorts in North America, as well as accolades from Resorts & Great Hotels, Zagat, DiRoNA, Santé and Wine Spectator, among many others.

World Ski Awards is the sister organization of World Travel Awards™, currently celebrating its 25th anniversary. To learn more about Stein Eriksen Lodge and Stein Eriksen's numerous awards, contact Jessica Turner at (435) 604-2793 or Additional information about Stein Eriksen Lodge is available at

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