The American Club resort-hotel Receives Top Honors in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards

Five-star, five-diamond resort-hotel voted #1 resort in the Midwest with Inn on Woodlake ranking in top 25 for best hotels in the Midwest

KOHLER, Wis. — October 18, 2017 — The American Club at Destination Kohler, the Midwest’s only Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond resort-hotel, has been selected by Condé Nast Traveler as the #1 resort in the Midwest in the renowned publication’s 30th annual Readers’ Choice Awards. The Inn on Woodlake was also voted #18 in the top 25 hotels in the Midwest.

“We are thrilled and honored that The American Club and Inn on Woodlake are acknowledged by the loyal readers of Condé Nast Traveler,” says Christine Loose, group director of lodging for Kohler Co. Hospitality & Real Estate. “Condé Nast Traveler is the pinnacle travel publication and being recognized by its audience is a testament to our staff’s dedication and hard work in providing guests with memorable experiences.”

This year, more than 300,000 readers submitted millions of ratings and tens of thousands of comments, voting on a record-breaking 7,320 hotels and resorts, 610 cities, 225 islands, 468 cruise ships, 158 airlines, and 195 airports–thereby creating the largest-ever list of Conde Nast Readers' Choice Award winners.

The American Club, located in the Village of Kohler, WI, one hour north of Milwaukee and two-and-a-half hours north of Chicago at Destination Kohler, is one of 65 Forbes-Five-star resort- hotels in the world. The renowned property boasts an array of luxury offerings, including: award-winning championship golf courses at Whistling Straits (host of the 2020 Ryder Cup) and Blackwolf Run; innovative treatments at Kohler Waters Spa, a leader in hydrotherapy-based services and one of 56 Forbes-Five-star spas in the world; 12 dining establishments, including the Forbes Four-star Immigrant Restaurant; and an evolving health and wellness program, which includes the holistic, Yoga on the Lake studio.

Destination Kohler’s boutique hotel, Inn on Woodlake is a three-diamond property, overlooking the serene Wood Lake in the Village of Kohler. The 121-room hotel boasts state-of-the-art meeting space, industry-leading KOHLER showering experiences, and warm common areas for leisure and business travelers. New in 2018, it will unveil an expanded wing with multi-bedroom units and additional common spaces for groups traveling together.

For more information on Destination Kohler or reservations, please call 800-344-2838 or visit Stay up to date on resort news and happenings on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About Kohler Co. Hospitality & Real Estate Group
The Kohler Co. Hospitality & Real Estate profile includes The American Club, boasting the first and only Forbes Five-Star hotel property in Wisconsin, and world-renowned championship golf courses Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run. Acquired in 2004, its sister property, The Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa in the birthplace of golf, St Andrews, Scotland, is a AA Five Red Star property and recognized as one of the most luxurious resorts in the world.

About Destination Kohler
Herb Kohler created Kohler Co.’s Hospitality & Real Estate Group with the reclamation of The American Club, the first and only Forbes Five-Star hotel in Wisconsin, and then built world-renowned championship golf courses, The Straits at Whistling Straits and The River at Blackwolf Run. The resort is named one of the top three golf resorts in North America, by Golf Digest Magazine. Kohler Waters Spa is the only Forbes Five-Star spa in Wisconsin and one of 56 in the world. The resort features 12 dining establishments from the Four-Star Immigrant to traditional pub fare at Horse & Plow and rustic country gourmet at River Wildlife. The resort is located in the Village of Kohler, Wisconsin, one hour north of Milwaukee and two and a half hours north of Chicago.

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