Albany Hospitality Establishments Honored by

Feb 18, 2014


From: Kristen Schuette

Manager of Marketing and Communications

Albany Convention & Visitors Bureau


ALBANY, GA – Six Albany hotels, three restaurants and an attraction were awarded the 2015 Certificate of Excellence by on Tuesday, May 19, 2015.

Hampton Inn and Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, Fairfield Inn, Country Inn and Suites, Best Western Inn and Suites, and Merry Acres Inn all received the prestigious honor. Pearly’s Famous Country Cooking, The Catch Seafood and Oyster Bar, and Blackbeard’s represent the city’s eateries while Ray Charles Plaza continues to shine as a top attractor for the area.

With over 200 million customer evaluations, TripAdvisor awards a Certificate of Excellence to establishments that consistently earn great reviews.  According to, 52 percent of the certificate winners are restaurants, 30 percent are accommodations, and 20 percent are attraction is the world’s largest online resource for travelers planning their next destination averaging more than 315 million monthly visitors. Travelers can view the area’s top accommodations, attractions and restaurants and read reviews about each.




The Albany Convention & Visitors Bureau works with first class accommodations, award winning attractions and the finest restaurants in Southwest Georgia to promote Albany as a destination travel spot. Visitors can experience the great outdoors, walk through history, and spoil themselves with true southern hospitality in Southwest Georgia. For more information, visit

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