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Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2021

All 9 21c locations hit this year's list


Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards with all nine 21c Museum Hotel properties recognized on the 2021 awards list. 21c Kansas City took the #1 spot in the Midwest and #15 in the world, while 21c Chicago debuted as the #5 hotel in the Windy City. 21c hotel properties have earned top spots in the Readers’ Choice awards since 21c Louisville first hit the list in 2008. This year’s results for the brand are:

Top 20 in the World

  • #15 21c Kansas City

Top 20 in the Midwest

  • #1 21c Kansas City
  • #4 21c Oklahoma City
  • #9 21c Cincinnati


Top 10 in Chicago

  • #5 21c Chicago


Top 25 in the South

  • #3 21c Louisville
  • #6 21c Bentonville
  • #7 21c Durham
  • #8 21c Lexington


Top 10 in Nashville

  • #4 21c Nashville


More than 800,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted responses rating their travel experiences across the globe to provide a full snapshot about the places they can’t wait to return to next. The Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry. The full list of winners can be found here.


“We continue to be humbled by the support of our fans and guests who make the effort to recognize us,” said Sarah Robbins, chief operating officer of 21c Museum Hotels. “21c is more than a place to sleep. We seek to create an enduring connection with our guests and the communities we are a part of, and to be a meaningful part of the cultural and economic life of our cities. This award is a testament to that connection and to the heartfelt hospitality that our team extends to every person who visits.”


The 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards are published on Condé Nast Traveler’s website at and celebrated in the November issue.

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Stephanie Greene

21c Museum Hotels