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Awards & Recognition


From the coveted Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International's Adrian Award, to the prestigious AAA Diamond Ratings, we are leaders in the lodging and hospitality industry. Marcus Hotels & Resorts is proud of our properties and our partners. Together, we have been creating memorable guest experiences for more than 50 years.

2016 Awards

2016 Awards

  • Meetings & Conventions' Gold Key Award Winner as Best Hotel/Resort Overall in the Midwestern Area | Grand Geneva
2015 Winner: Grand Geneva
Grand Geneva is a 15-time winner of the Pinnacle Award for 2015 Successful Meetings.

2015 Awards

  • 15-time winner of the 2015 Successful Meetings - Pinnacle Awards! Won in the Midwest Section | Grand Geneva
  • Variety, Humanitarian Award | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • Meetings & Conventions' Gold Key Award Winner as Best Hotel/Resort Overall in the Midwestern Area | Grand Geneva
  • Reader's Choice Award for Best Hotel in LIVING Magazine Spring/Champions Area:  | Hilton Houston Garden Inn
  • Named One of the Top Hotels in Los Angeles on Conde Nast - Readers Choice Awards Survey | The Garland
  • HSMAI Adrian Silver Award Winner | www.hotelphillips.com
  • HSMAI HS Adrian Gold Award Winner | www.pfisterar.com
  • Summit Marketing Effectiveness Silver Award | www.marcustheatres.com
  • W3 Award- Travel Website | www.heidelhouse.com
  • W3 Award- Hotel & Lodging | www.hotelphillips.com
  • WebAwards_ Standard of Excellence | www.marcusrestaurants.com
  • GD USA American Design Award | www.hotelphillips.com
  • Internet Advertising Competition Winner | www.marcusrestaurants.com
  • Horizon Interactive Gold Award- Responsive/Mobile Design | www.heidelhouse.com
  • Horizon Interactive Gold Award- Entertainment Mobile App | www.pfisterar.com
  • Horizon Interactive Silver Award- Travel & Tourism | www.heidelhouse.com
  • HSMAI Adrian Bronze Award | www.thepfisterhotel.com
  • Mobile Web Award | www.pfisterhotel.com
  • Named One of the Top Hotels in the Midwest on Conde Nast - Readers Choice Awards Survey | Hilton Skirvin
  • Standard of Excellence award winner for the restaurant industry category of the Web Marketing Associations Web Awards | Marcus Restaurant Group
  • State Historic Preservation Officer's Citation of Merit | Hilton Skirvin
  • Tampa Bay Times #6 Restaurant in "Top 50 Restaurants of Tampa Bay 2015 Edition" | The Hotel Zamora
  • The Communicator Awards
    • Gold Award of Excellence, Travel/Tourism | Heidel House Resort and Spa
    • Gold Award, Marketing/Promotion - Book category | Pfister Hotel
    • Silver Award of Distinction, Hotel and Lodging Category | Pfister Hotel
    • Silver Award of Distinction, Mobile Application - Entertainment Category | Pfister Hotel
    • Silver Award, Marketing/Promotion - Photography category | Pfister Hotel
  • Travel + Leisure's 500 World's Best Hotels Pfister Hotel TripAdisors Green Partners | The Lincoln Marriot Cornhusker
  • Hotel TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award for consistent high praise by travelers | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • Wedding Wire's Couples' Choice of Award | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • Wisconsin Hotel & Lodging Association(WH&LA) - Innkeeper of the Year | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • Wisconsin Meetings' Best of Wisconsin Lakeshore Resort | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • Standard of Excellence award winner for the restaurant industry category of the Web Marketing Associations Web Awards | Marcus Restaurant Group

 


2014 Winner: Pfister Hotel
The Pfister Hotel is awarded #5 in Best Wisconsin Hotels.

2014 Awards

  • #2 in Best Milwaukee Hotels and #5 in Best Wisconsin Hotels - US News & World Report's List of Best Hotels in USA | Pfister Hotel
  • AAA Four Diamond Award for 4th consecutive year | Hilton Milwaukee
  • AAA Four Diamond Rating for 8th consecutive year | Hilton Skirvin
  • AAA Four Diamond rating, 17 consecutive years | Grand Geneva
  • Artist in Residence | Pfister Hotel
  • Best Hotel for Corporate Travel - Madison Magazine - Best of Madison Awards | Hilton Madison
  • Booking.com - Award of Excellence | The Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel

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2014 Awards Continued…

  • Bronze Telly Award for documentary "The Pfister: History & Story" | Pfister Hotel
  • Cafe At the Pfister - TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award | Pfister Hotel
  • Conde Nast Traveler "100 Best New Hotels of 2014" | The Hotel Zamora
  • Downtown Lincoln Associations - Impact Ward | The Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel
  • Finalist in Photography category of National Indie Excellence Book Awards for "The History, Art & Imagery of the Pfister Hotel" | Pfister Hotel
  • Hilton Hotels Most Improved Housekeeping for the Americas | Hilton Milwaukee
  • Horizon Interactive Awards
    • Gold - Mobile Apps for the Augmented Reality app | Pfister Hotel
    • Gold - Responsive/Mobile Design | Heidel House Resort and Spa
    • Silver - Travel and Tourism | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • International Book Awards Photography category winner for "The History, Art & Imagery of the Pfister Hotel" | Pfister Hotel
  • Mobile Web Awards Best Hotel and Lodging Mobile Site | Pfister Hotel
  • Park Avenue Grill - TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award | Hilton Skirvin
  • Ranked #1 in both Best Oklahoma City Hotels and Best Oklahoma Hotels for third consecutive year by US News & World Repot | Hilton Skirvin
  • Ranked #3 in Best Milwaukee Hotels and #9 in Best Wisconsin Hotels - US News & World Report's List of Best Hotels in the USA | InterContinental Hotel - Milwaukee
  • Ranked #6 in Best Wisconsin Hotels by US News & World Report's List of Best Hotels in the USA | Grand Geneva
  • Readers Choice Awards for Best Hotel for the Daily Oklahoman Newspaper | Hilton Skirvin
  • Southern Hospitality Hotel - Convention South Editor's Pick | Hilton Skirvin
  • Spas of America
    • #1 Most Popular Spa in the Midwest | Heidel House Resort and Spa
    • #12 Spa of America | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • Successful Meetings Magazine's Pinnacle Award - 14 time winner | Grand Geneva
  • The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International(HSMAI) - Adrian Award | Pfister Hotel
  • TripAdvisor
    • Traveler's Choice Winner - Top 25 Hotels for families in the US | Timber Ridge
    • Certificate of Excellence Award
      • Miller Timer Pub & Grill | Hilton Milwaukee
      • Milwaukee ChopHouse | Hilton Milwaukee
      • Heidel House Resort and Spa
      • Mason Street Grill
    • Certificate of Excellence Award for consistent high praise by travelers
      • Pfister Hotel
      • InterContinental Hotel - Milwaukee
      • Hilton Skirvin
      • Grand Geneva
      • Hilton Madison
      • The Garland
      • Hilton Milwaukee
      • Platinum Resort & Spa
      • Crowne Plaza Northstar
      • Hilton Bloomington
      • Houston Hilton Garden Inn
      • The Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker
  • Hotel Wedding Wire Couples' Choice Award | Platinum Resort & Spa Wisconsin
  • Hotel & Lodging Association(WH&LA) General Manager, Scott Krause, named InnKeeper of the Year | Heidel House Resort and Spa

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2013 Winner: Hilton Skirvin
Hilton Skirvin gets a AAA Four Diamond rating for the 7th consecutive year.

2013 Awards

  • #1 in Best Milwaukee Hotels and #2 in Best Wisconsin Hotels - US News & World Report's List of Best Hotels in USA | Pfister Hotel
  • AAA Four Diamond rating for 7th consecutive year | Hilton Skirvin
  • Artist in Residence | Pfister Hotel
  • Best Overall Use of Social Media by and Individual Hotel - Travel + Leisure Media in Trave + Tourism (SMITTY) Award | Pfister Hotel
  • Evensong Spa ranked 23rd of Top 100 Spas in America | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • Hotel with Best Services by readers of Wisconsin Meetings Magazine | Pfister Hotel
  • Partnership with REI(Recreational Equipment, Inc.) | Grand Geneva

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2013 Awards Continued…

  • Recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America's Most Trusted Companies | Marcus Corporation
  • Ranked #1 in both Best Oklahoma City Hotels and Best Oklahoma Hotels for second consecutive year by US News & World Repot | Hilton Skirvin
  • Ranked #18 in both Best Las Vegas Hotels and Best Nevada Hotels in US News & World Report's List of Best Hotels in the USA | Platinum Resort & Spa
  • Ranked #7 in Best Wisconsin Hotels by US News & World Report's List of Best Hotels in the USA | Grand Geneva
  • Ranked #9 in both Best Minnapolis-St. Paui Hotels and Best Minnesota Hotels in US News & World Report's List of Best Hotels in the USA | Hilton Bloomington
  • TripAdvisor
    • Certificate of Excellence Award | Heidel House Resort and Spa
    • Certificate of Excellence Award for consistent high praise by travelers
      • Pfister Hotel
      • Hilton Skirvin
      • Hilton Madison
      • Hilton Milwaukee
      • Platinum Resort & Spa
  • Wine Spectator Award | Mason Street Grill
  • Wisconsin Bridge Magazine's Finalist Best Honeymoon in Wisconsin | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • Wisconsin Meetings' Best Wisconsin Lakeshore Resort | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • Wisconsin Taste of Elegance's - Best Use of Soy | Heidel House Resort and Spa

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2012 Winner: InterContinental Milwaukee
InterContinental Milwaukee is voted Best of Weddings by TheKnot.com

2012 Awards

  • "Stars of the Industry" Award from American Hotel & Lodging Association for guest relations focus on its unique arts programming, including "AIR" Pfister Hotel Artist in Residence | Pfister Hotel
  • Best Integrated Social Media Campaign - Artist in Residence Program - Hotels Magazine | Pfister Hotel
  • Best of Weddings by TheKnot.com | InterContinental Hotel - Milwaukee
  • Best Property Blog - Hotels Magazine | Pfister Hotel
  • Blu - Best Hotel Lounge - "Best of" Shepherd Express | Pfister Hotel
  • Community Appreciation Award from Universal City North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce | The Garland
  • Conde' Nast Traveler's Readers Oll for Top 10 Northern US Golf Resorts | Grand Geneva

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2012 Awards Continued

  • Donated a portion of Food & Beverage revenue to help stop hunger and participated in Houston United Way Campaign | Houston Hilton Garden Inn
  • Evensong Spa ranked 45th in Spas of America's Top 100 Spas in America | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • Evensong Spa ranked 52st of 100 Spas globally in Spas of America | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • Gold Key Award - Meetings and Conventions | Grand Geneva
  • Green Lake Magazine favorite accommodations | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • Illinois Meetings and Events Magazine's Best of 2012 for Venue Outside of Chicagoland | Grand Geneva
  • Kil@Wat "Best Hotel Restaurant" - Best of 2012, Shepherd Express | InterContinental Hotel - Milwaukee
  • M-Chapion Award for sustainability for MG&E | Sheraton Madison
  • Mason Street Grill Received a Certificate of Excellence Award | Pfister Hotel
  • Meetings Focus' Best of MidAmerica | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • Midwest Living's "44 Midwest Resorts We Love" | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • Named Best Hotel in Oklahoma City and the State of Oklahoma by US News & World Report | HIlton Skirvin
  • Orion Energy Systems, Enviromental Stewardship Award | Timber Ridge
  • Pinnacle Awards by Successful Meetings | Hilton Skirvin
  • Ranked among Top 25 Luxury Hotels in the US in TripAdvisor's 10th Annual Travelers' Choice Awards | Pfister Hotel
  • Recieved No. 1 rank in cleanliness for guest rooms and bathrooms by Hilton Hotels | Hilton Skirvin
  • Runner-Up for Wisconsin Bridge Magazine's Finalist Best Honeymoon in Wisconsin | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • Top 25 Midwest Hotels - Conde' Nast reader poll | Pfister Hotel
  • TripAdvisor
    • Certificate of Excellence – Top 10 out of 875 restaurants in Milwaukee | Mason Street Grill
    • Award of Excellence | Houston Hilton Garden Inn
    • Certificate of Excellence Award | Heidel House Resort and Spa
    • Certificate of Excellence Award for consistent high praise by travelers | Grand Geneva
  • Wine Spectator Award | Mason Street Grill
  • Wisconsin Taste of Elegance's people's choice award | Heidel House Resort and Spa

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2011 Winner: Hilton Madison
Hilton Madison receives the AAA Executive Choice Award.

2011 Awards

  • AAA Executive Choice Award | Hilton Madison
  • Artist in Residence | Pfister Hotel
  • Best Milwaukee Area Happy Hour jsonline.com | Mason Street Grill
  • Chicago Magazine's Midwest Lake Vacation Spot for Nature Lovers | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • Club & Resort Business' provider of versatility and style with Carriage Tent | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • Convention South magazine "Annual Readers Choice Award" | Hilton Skirvin
  • Evensong Spa ranked 25th of 100 spas globally in Spas of America | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • Fodors Choice | Platinum Resort & Spa

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2011 Awards Continued…

  • Grey Rock - Wine Spectator award, according to Wine Spectator magazine | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • Hilton Hotels Most Improved Housekeeping for the Americas | Hilton Milwaukee
  • Honored with the Talk of the Town Award for Excellence in Customer Service | Hilton Skirvin
  • In Business Executive Choice Awards - Best Hotel | Hilton Madison
  • Las Vegas Bride - Five Star Award | Platinum Resort & Spa
  • Madison Magazine Best of Business | Hilton Madison
  • Madison Magazine's Great Summer Getaway | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • Marcus Hotels Award for Core Value Genuine, Authentic, Caring | Hilton Milwaukee
  • Mason Street Grill Concept featured in Hotels Magazine December issue | Mason Street Grill
  • Mason Street Grill's Executive Chef, Mark Weber named Top Chef in Milwaukee by OnMilwaukee.com | Mason Street Grill
  • Meetings Focus - South for "Best of the South in Excellence" | Hilton Skirvin
  • Member Historic Hotels of America as of November 2011 | Hilton Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Handy Place to Chill Out | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • Named Best Hotel by Madison Magazine | Hilton Madison
  • Oklahoma Magazine "Best of the Best" for Best Hotel and Best Wedding or Party Venue | Hilton Skirvin
  • One of Wisconsin's six lodging properties to recieve AAA's highest Diamond Award ratings | Pfister Hotel
  • Pinnacle Awards by Successful Meetings | Hilton Skirvin
  • Received Meetings and Convention's Gold Tee Award | Hilton Skirvin
  • Recieved Meetings MidAmerica magazine's Best of MidAmerica Award | Hilton Skirvin
  • Recieved Successful Meetings magazine's Pinnacle Award for Outstanding Meetings Facilities in the Hotels and Conference Centers category | Hilton Skirvin
  • Recognized as a Hilton Brand Award of Excellence recipient; one of only nine Hilton properties in the Americas to recieve award | Platinum Resort & Spa
  • Recognized with Gold Certification by Elite Meetings | Hilton Skirvin
  • San Fernando Valley Business Journal
    • Business Excellence Award | The Garland
    • Family Business Award | The Garland
  • SpAWARD.com's Top 100 Spas of America | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • Top 3% in SPG enrollment recognition by Starwood Hotels | Sheraton Madison
  • Travel Wisconsin's Travel Green Destination | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • TripAdvisor
    • #2 for Business Travelers in Las Vegas | Platinum Resort & Spa
    • #1 in Las Vegas among 287 Hotels | Platinum Resort & Spa
    • Certificate Of Excellence Award with Consistent Excellent Rating | The Garland
  • Wedding Awards Best Reception Site Winner | Platinum Resort & Spa
  • Wedding Wire Bride's Choice Award | Platinum Resort & Spa
  • WI Bride Magazine- Best place for rooms | Hilton Madison
  • WI Travel Green Certified Award Winner | Sheraton Madison

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2010 Winner: The Garland
The Garland wins the Chairman's Award of Distinction from the Chamber of Commerce.

2010 & Before Awards

  • "Chairman's Award of Distinction" from the Greater San Fernando Valley Chamber of Commerce | The Garland
  • 4 Green Key rating in Green Key Eco-rating program - First Wisconsin lodging property to participate | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • AAA Executive Choice Award, 2 years in a row ('09–'10) | Hilton Madison
  • Artist in Residence | Pfister Hotel
  • Best Hotels by Midwest Magazines - Best of Meetings | Hilton Madison
  • Community Growth Recognition - United Way | Sheraton Madison
  • In Business Executive Choice Awards - Best Hotel, 3 years in a row ('08–'10) | Hilton Madison

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2010 & Before Awards Continued…

  • Launched "Pink Rooms", later InterContinental Hotels Group implemented into hotel brand | InterContinental Hotel - Milwaukee
  • Madison Magazine Best of Business | Hilton Madison
  • Oklahoma Hotel & & Lodging Association Star of Industry - Community Service Award | Hilton Skirvin
  • Talk of the Town Award for Excellence in Customer Service | Timber Ridge
  • Travel Wisconsin
    • 1 of 6 resorts to go away for the holidays | Heidel House Resort and Spa
    • Wisconsin Top Spa Resorts | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • USA Today Travel's 1 of 4 Wisconsin Honeymoon Resorts and 1 of 3 couples resorts in Wisconsin | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • WI Travel Green Certified Award Winner, 2 years in a row ('09–'10) | Sheraton Madison
  • "Outstanding Medium Business Award" - United Chamers of Commerce | The Garland
  • Best "Off" Strip Value, Oyester.com | Platinum Resort & Spa
  • Best New Development or Renovation - Hotel in Business Magazine | Sheraton Madison
  • Best of the Best Front Office Manager of the Year - All North America Properties | InterContinental Hotel - Milwaukee
  • Bloomington CVB Diamond Service Award
    • Noe Cunita as Best Maintenance Engineer | Hilton Bloomington
    • Stacie Oelerking as Best Bartender | Hilton Bloomington
  • Grey Rock - Wine Spectator Award, according to Wine Spectator magazine, 9 years in a row ('02–'09) | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • Hilton Hotels SPIRIT Award Winner | Hilton Bloomington
  • Johann Luecke Awarded Hilton Hotels SPIRIT Award | Hilton Bloomington
  • Historic Milwaukee Honoree - Joint award with the Marcus Corporation | Pfister Hotel
  • Inductee into the "Valley Business Hall of Fame" | The Garland
  • Las Vegas Bride Wedding Award | Platinum Resort & Spa
  • Madison Magazine Best of Business, 3 years in a row ('07–'09) | Hilton Madison
  • May - Second highest OSAT in North America | InterContinental Hotel - Milwaukee
  • One of 10 Best Renovations of the Year (Crowne Brand) | Crowne Plaza Northstar
  • Planners Choice Awards by Meeting News | Hilton Madison
  • Preferred Hotels GIFTS Certificate of Excellence Recipient | Pfister Hotel
  • Ranked #7 (out of 240 Hiltons) Hilton's Voice of the Customer | Hilton Bloomington
  • Ranked in the Top 10 - Quality Assurance Scores | Hilton Bloomington
  • Ranked in top 10% by TripAdvisor for all Milwaukee Hotels | InterContinental Hotel - Milwaukee
  • Recognized as Sister City Business of the Year | Hilton Bloomington
  • Second highest Overall Satisfaction Score from InterContinental Hotels in North America | InterContinental Hotel - Milwaukee
  • Sexiest Spa Award Las Vegas | Platinum Resort & Spa
  • Top 5% of Hilton Worldwide in "Voice of the Customer" | Hilton Skirvin
  • Wine Spectator
    • Award of Excellence, 7 years in a row ('04–'10) | Hilton Madison
    • Wine Spectator "Top Ten" Wine List | Platinum Resort & Spa
  • AAA Executive Choice Award | Hilton Madison
  • givetoyourself.com Top Girlfriends' Getaway package | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • Hilton Skirvin | Sheraton Madison
  • Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association
    • Green Energy Program Certification | Sheraton Four Points
    • Community Service Award - In top 3 finalist list | Sheraton Four Points
  • Marcus Hotels and Resorts Tower of Excellence | Hilton Madison
  • Mayor's Development Award for best downtown development | Hilton Skirvin
  • Pinnacle Awards by Successful Meetings, 2 years ('06, '08) | Hilton Madison
  • Ranked #5 (out of 240 Hiltons) in "Hilton's Voice of the Customer Index" | Hilton Bloomington
  • Ranked in the Top 10 - Quality Assurance Scores | Hilton Bloomington
  • Award of Excellence ('02, '03, '06, '07) | Crowne Plaza Northstar
  • IGH Renovation of the Year Award | InterContinental Hotel - Milwaukee
  • Wisconsin Bride's
    • Best Wedding Night Hotel | Heidel House Resort and Spa
    • Favorite Wedding Reception Location | Heidel House Resort and Spa
    • Favorite Wisconsin Honeymoon Location, 4 years in a row ('06–'09) | Heidel House Resort and Spa
  • Wisconsin Restaurant Association honors Chef James Nowak with Salute to Excellence Award | Hilton Madison
  • Hilton "Go Green" for brand standards | Hilton Madison
  • Wisconsin Trails Best Resort in Wisconsin | The Hotel Zamora

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