- #1 American Automobile Association, Four Diamond Award for 8 years, since 2008. Of the top 5% of all hotels rated by AAA only 13 properties in Tennessee have received this distinction.
- #1 and #2 Hotel out of 84 for Trip Advisor for the past 10 years.
- Listed in 1000 Places to See Before You Die.
- Mentioned by Zagat Top US Resorts and Spas.
- Member of Registry Collection, a group of exclusive luxury resorts located in popular vacation destinations around the world (a first for any property in Tennessee).
- One of America's Prettiest Towns, Forbes (2012)
- #1 Destination on the rise in the United States, Trip Advisor (2015)
- #1 Destination on the rise in the World, Trip Advisor (2015)