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The Stella Hotel Recognized With CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER’S 2019 READERS’ CHOICE AWARD Ranked #15

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(BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, TX) Oct. 7, 2019 – Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards with The Stella Hotel recognized as the #15 of Top 20 Hotels in Texas.

More than 600,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers across the globe submitted a recording-breaking number of responses rating their travel experiences to provide a full snapshot of where and how we travel today.

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.”

“We’re thrilled to be recognized as not only one of the top 20 hotels in Texas, but as the only hotel in Bryan/College Station to be among these notable Texas hotels,” said Shane Pappas, General Manager at The Stella. “The award is not only a testament to our stellar staff but also demonstrates the outstanding support and loyalty we have from our family of guests.”

The 176-room, AAA Four Diamond boutique Stella Hotel opened in 2017 as the anchor of the vibrant Lake Walk community in Bryan/College Station. Located next to a 5-acre lake, waterfront park and pavilion, the hotel serves as the city’s hub of events and activities throughout the year.

The 2019 Readers' Choice Awards are published on Condé Nast Traveler's website at and celebrated in the November issue of Condé Nast Traveler US and UK print editions.


About The Stella

The Stella Hotel is located in Bryan/College Station, Texas and is adjacent to Traditions Golf Club and nestled against Lake Walk, the vibrant 180,000-square-foot town center of ATLAS, an innovative corporate campus with parks, shops and lakefront dining creating a welcoming backdrop for locals and visitors. Recently recognized as a AAA Four Diamond property, The AAA, Four Diamond Stella Hotel is near Texas A&M University and is at the epicenter of the Texas A&M Biocorridor. Inspired by the stars and the singular spirit of Texas, The Stella Hotel offers stylish comfort and sophistication, and its four-diamond status reflects the standards of the hotel’s guest rooms, baths and public areas, as well as the personalized service and amenities guests can expect while staying at The Stella Hotel. For more information visit

About Condé Nast Traveler

Condé Nast Traveler is the world’s most distinguished travel title providing inspiration and advice for discerning travelers. Authoritative and influential, Condé Nast Traveler is a multi-platform, transatlantic brand. Publishing US and UK print editions under Editor-in-Chief Melinda Stevens, Condé Nast Traveler offers award-winning expertise in luxury travel from around the world. For more, visit

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