The Talbott Hotel Named #3 Hotel in The United States

Classic Chicago Boutique Hotel Receives 2010 Travelers’ Choice® award by TripAdvisor®

The Talbott Hotel, an Epoque Classic Luxury Hotel, was chosen as the third top hotel by TripAdvisor® in its 2010 Travelers’ Choice® awards category of: Top 25 Hotels in The United States.  The Talbott is the only hotel in Illinois to make the Top 25 list and is currently ranked as the number 1 hotel in Chicago.  Now in its eighth year, the annual TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice awards honor the world’s best hotels, earning their distinction from those who know them best – actual travelers.

Differently from other hotel awards programs in the world, TripAdvisor® Travelers’ Choice® winners are established on the millions of real and unbiased reviews and opinions about hotels on™ and content from across the web.

“I’m so proud of our employees, they really deserve the credit for all of the accolades,” said Troy Strand, General Manager of The Talbott Hotel.  “We’ve spent millions of dollars creating a great hotel, but it’s our employees who engage with our property and bring it to life creating an unrivaled experience for our guests.”

Epoque Hotels wishes to congratulate the Talbot Hotel for this great achievement.

The Talbott Hotel has also received such acclaimed awards as Best Business Hotel in Chicago by Crains Chicago and Top 129 Hotels We Love by National Geographic in 2009.

For reviews on The Talbott Hotel go to

For the complete 2010 Travelers’ Choice list, go to

Built in 1927, The Talbott Hotel is a full service, luxury boutique property offering the charm of a gracious, bygone era coupled with all of the conveniences of today. Having just completed a multi-million dollar refurbishment of the hotel interiors, The Talbott, a member of Epoque Hotels, is one of the first five Green Certified hotels in Chicago – a fact attributable in large part to management’s dedication to “sustainability without compromise.” The Talbott Hotel is 100% carbon neutral and employs many strategies to reduce their carbon footprint without sacrificing the quality and comfort guests expect. For reservations, visit

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