HHA NominatesThe Wort Hotel & GM Jim Waldrop

Historic Hotels of America has nominated The Wort Hotel as Best Small Historic Hotel (75 Guest room and under) and General Manager Jim Waldrop as Best Historic Hotelier.

wort hotel award(Sept. 2, 2016)

More than 200 nominations were received for the 2016 Historic Hotels Annual Awards of Excellence. Many of these nominations were accompanied by extensive documentation, supporting materials, videos, books, photo albums, copies of scrap-books, and other examples demonstrating how the hoteliers or hotels celebrate their history and share their wonderful stories from the past. Winners will be announced at the Annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony and Gala on November 3

Best Small Historic Inn/Hotel (Under 75 Guestrooms)

  • Concord’s Colonial Inn (1716) Concord, Massachusetts
  • Beekman Arms and Delamater Inn (1766) Rhinebeck, New York 
  • Inn at the Presidio (1776) San Francisco, California
  • Inn at Leola Village, Est. 1867 (1867) Leola, Pennsylvania
  • The Chanler at Cliff Walk (1873) Newport, Rhode Island
  • The Wort Hotel (1941) Jackson, Wyoming

Historic Hotelier of the Year

  • Terry Haney at the Inn at the Presidio (1776) San Francisco, California
  • Doug Browne at The Peabody Memphis (1861) Memphis, Tennessee
  • Randy Howat at the Inns of Distinction, LLC (1867) Pennsylvania
  • Duane and Kelly Roberts at The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa (1876) Riverside, California 
  • Kathy Faulk at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington DC (1930) Washington, DC
  • Jim Waldrop at The Wort Hotel (1941) Jackson, Wyoming