Recent Awards and Accolades



“The World’s Best Hotels,” The Homestead was ranked in the Top 500 World’s Best Hotels, Travel + Leisure (2011)

“Best of the South,” The Homestead, Meetings South (2011)

“Best of Roanoke,” The Homestead received the platinum medal for best place to take a long weekend, The Roanoker (2011)

“America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses” The Cascades course ranked #24 in the US, Golf Digest (2011)

“Best Courses You Can Play,” The Cascades course ranked #1 course in Virginia and the Lower Cascades Ranked #7 course in Virginia, GolfWeek (2011)

“Top 125 Golf Courses,” The Homestead ranked #15 in the Top 20 Southern U.S. Golf Resorts, Condé Nast Traveler (2011)

“Best Classic Courses,” The Homestead’s Cascades Course, Golfweek (2011)

“Top 50 Spa,” The Homestead Spa, Spas of America (2011)

“33 Most ‘Collectable’ Resort Golf Facilities in the United States and the Caribbean” The Homestead Golf Courses, The American Golf Resort Guide (2011)

“The World’s Best Hotels for Families,” The Homestead ranked #12 out of 52 hotels, Travel + Leisure (2010)

Gold Key Award, The Homestead, Meeting & Conventions (2010)

“Top 100 Courses You Can Play,” The Homestead’s Cascades Course ranked #27 in the Top 100 Course You Can Play and the #1 public course in the state of Virginia, GOLF Magazine (2010)

“Top 80 Golf Courses,” The Cascades Course, Condé Nast Traveler (2010)•“Four Diamond” Award Winner, AAA (2010)

“Best Courses You Can Play,” The Homestead’s Cascades Course, GolfWeek (2010, 2009, 2008)

“Readers’ Choice Award, ” The Homestead Spa, 2SpaFinder (2009)

“75 Best Golf Courses in North America,” The Homestead’s Cascades Course ranked #9, Golf Digest (2009)

“Best for Mineral Springs,” Luxury SpaFinder (2009)

“Best Resort Course,” The Cascades Course ranked #13, GolfWeek (2009)

“America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses,” The Homestead’s Cascades Course was named the #24 course, Golf Digest (2009)

“Best of the Best,” Golf Community Rankings, Golf Course Home Network (2009)

“M&C Gold Tee Award” by Meetings and Conventions (2009)

“Four Diamond” Award Winner, AAA(2009)

“Readers’ Choice Awards: 50 best private, public and resort golf destinations in the country,” Golf World magazine (2008)

“Readers’ Choice Awards: Best Mineral Springs,” The Homestead Spa, SpaFinder (2008)

“World's Best Golf Resorts,” Travel + Leisure Golf (2008)

“Top 100 Courses You Can Play,” The Cascades Course, Golf Magazine (2008)

“The Best of the Blue Ridge” reader’s choice awards, Blue Ridge Country Magazine (2008)

“The Best of the Blue Ridge Gold Award” and “Silver Award,” The Homestead Spa, Blue Ridge Country Magazine (2008)

“Best Southern Golf Award,” Southern Sports Journal (2008)

“The Area's 5 Best Courses,” The Cascades the #1 course, The Roanoke Times (2008)

“M&C Gold Tee Award,” Meetings and Conventions (2008)

“Premier Resorts,” The Homestead named among the top 20 “Gold Medal Resorts, ”Golf Magazine (2008)

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