Bluffton, SC (Dec. 10, 2012) – The Inn at Palmetto Bluff in Bluffton, South Carolina has once again swept the Condé Nast Traveler’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards— one of the most respected honors in the travel industry— with a No. 1 ranking as "Best Resort in the Southern United States," No. 17 on the Top 100 "World’s Best," and a No. 2 ranking on the "Top 10 Hotels & Resorts in the U.S."

The 25th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards reflect the combined opinions of a record 46,476 readers who participated in the survey; Condé Nast Traveler tapped their reader base to rate the best cities, islands, hotels, resorts, cruises and airlines they experienced in the past year. Each ranking represents the sentiments of the magazine’s discriminating readers, who rated the leading destinations across the world.

Readers' Choice Awards Overall Score:
99.3% - Rooms
97.8% - Service
95.6% - Food
94.2% - Location
98.5% - Design
97.7% - Activities

“Our staff takes great pride in providing guests with an incomparable luxury experience that pays homage to the authentic sensibility of the region,” said Marty Wall, General Manager, The Inn at Palmetto Bluff. “We couldn’t be more proud of this achievement.”

About Palmetto Bluff
Situated in the Lowcountry of South Carolina between Charleston and Savannah, Georgia, Palmetto Bluff is part of the Crescent Resources residential real estate portfolio and the largest remaining waterfront property on the East Coast, encompassing an extensive nature preserve; river access and walking trails; a vibrant Village center complete with river access, boat storage and canoe club; a distinctive food and wine program, and a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. An array of southern-style residential neighborhoods ranging from multi-million dollar legacy family compounds to more traditionally sized, single-family lots are currently available.

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