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Lodge at Koele makes top 5 hotels list

  • Courtesy Four Seasons KOELE / 2001A golf course at the Lodge at Koele on Lanai is among the properties that are part of the sale of the island.
    Courtesy Four Seasons KOELE / 2001
    A golf course at the Lodge at Koele on Lanai is among the properties that are part of the sale of the island.

The Four Seasons Resort Lanai, The Lodge at Koele, is among the top five U.S. hotels, according to U.S. News & World Report.

The Lanai hotel was ranked fifth below The Lodge at Sea Island in Georgia at No. 1, The Inn at Palmetto Bluff in Bluffton, So. Carolina, The Allison Inn & Spa in Newberg, Ore., and the Four Seasons Hotel Seattle, in Washington.

The Four Seasons Resort Hualalai placed at No. 8 among the top 10.

Of the 169 Best Hotels in the USA, the Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea ranked No. 11, the Koa Kea Hotel & Resort on Kauai is 60th, the St. Regis Princeville, also on Kauai, is at No. 101, Halekulani in Waikiki, is at No. 113, at No. 116 is the Four seasons Resort Lanai at Manele Bay, and the Kahala Hotel & Resort is at No. 124.

The consumer-geared publication based its rankings on the collective opinions of travel experts and guests, which were expressed through online reviews and ratings, according to a statement.

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