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Charleston may have fallen from grace earlier this year, losing its spot atop Condé Nast Traveler‘s list of best small cities in the world, falling to No. 2, but one Holy City hotel in particular is still a favorite for editors of the magazine.

Condé Nast Traveler editors curated the 2022 Gold List — a year-end list of favorite hotels and resorts across the globe. And, for the second time, downtown Charleston hotel The Dewberry made the cut this year.

The list was a collaborative effort between the editors of all seven international Condé Nast publications (U.S., U.K., Spain, Italy, India, the Middle East and China), making it the first global edition of the magazine’s annual list.

Only 11 hotels and resorts were included alongside The Dewberry. The editors praised the Meeting Street establishment for its sleek design, convenient and beautiful location, top-notch service, along with cuisine and beverage selections.

“It is a great honor to be appointed once again to the prestigious Gold List and especially meaningful to be selected unanimously by all of Condé Nast Traveler‘s international teams as a part of the inaugural global edition,” said hotel owners and founder John Dewberry in a press release.

Earlier this year, The Dewberry was recognized by The World Spa Awards and John Dewberry was named Historic Hotelier of the Year by Historic Hotels of America. The Dewberry was named to CN Traveler‘s Gold List once before in 2019 as one of 78 best hotels in the world. It has also been listed on CN Traveler’s 2017 Hot List and Reader’s Choice Awards from 2017-2021.

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