The 2023 Preferred Awards of Excellence recognize member hotels that epitomize excellence within the global portfolio. An awards committee considered more than 650 independent properties. Chatham Bars Inn was selected based on its unique offerings, accommodations, spa, dining, and “timeless sophistication and engaging personal service.”
“Chatham Bars Inn has been a proud member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts Legend collection since 2020,” said Gary Thulander, managing director of Chatham Bars Inn. “In just under three years since joining the program, I am thrilled that Chatham Bars Inn has been awarded with this global pinnacle distinction. I am incredibly proud of the team’s uncompromising commitment to personalized service and legendary luxury, which has further solidified Chatham Bars Inn and the town of Chatham as a global destination.”
This award adds to a list of recent accolades for the inn, including a Forbes Five-Star distinction.
“For over a century, Chatham Bars Inn has been a storied destination and an iconic American seaside resort,” said Richard Cohen on behalf of the Cohen family, owners of Chatham Bars Inn. “As an independent resort, we continuously strive to respect the legacy of the resort while simultaneously creating an unforgettable experience for those in search of lifelong memories. We remain committed to Chatham Bars Inn’s shining future.”
Chatham Bars Inn is a member of Historic Hotels of America and Preferred Hotels & Resorts Legend Collection, the world’s largest independent hotel brand representing distinctive hotels, resorts, residences and unique hotel groups across 85 countries.
Originally opened in 1914 as a luxury hunting lodge for discerning Bostonians, Chatham Bars Inn today boasts luxurious accommodations in 217 individually decorated guest rooms and suites span the 25-acre property, from the historic Main Inn to stand-alone shingle-style Cottages that pepper the grounds. Visitors can enjoy classic Cape Cod activities such as whale watching, lobstering, tennis, sand and sun activities on the resort’s quarter-mile private beach, wellness and seasonal programming; dine in on-site restaurants or enjoy seasonal farm-to-table dining at its eight-acre Farm in Brewster as well as pier-to-plate menus in partnership with local fishermen.