Condé Nast Traveler readers praised Monterey County in the 2011 Readers' Choice Awards! Carmel once again took honors as one of the top ten cities in the United States, while an impressive nine hotels and resorts also received high accolades. Carmel Beach Big Sur’s Ventana Inn and Spa and Carmel Valley's Bernardus Lodge once again appeared on the United States Top Hotels list, while Post Ranch Inn , L'Auberge Carmel, Hyatt Carmel Highlands, and Pacific Grove's Green Gables Inn all placed on the United States Top Small Hotels list. Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur California Carmel’s Mission Ranch emerged as a favorite among the United States Small Resorts and Pebble Beach's Inn at Spanish Bay ranked highly among the United States Top Resorts. The Lodge at Pebble Beach earned top honors as one of the top 100 properties worldwide. The Inn at Spanish Bay, Pebble Beach, CA Congratulations to Condé Nast Traveler 2011 Readers' Choice Awards recipients!