The Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center, managed by Ithaka Hospitality Partners, LLC. has been recognized as a 2022 Travelers’ Choice award winner for Hotels as one of the best in the world based on 2021 traveler reviews on Tripadvisor. This award celebrates businesses that consistently deliver exceptional experiences to guests from around the globe, having earned great traveler reviews on Tripadvisor over the last 12 months. Through changing times, The Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center stood out by continuously delighting guests. 

 The 2022 award marks the Hotel’s ninth year in a row to win this award as one of the top 10% of hotels globally. 

“We are honored to have received this award from Tripadvisor,” said Hans van der Reijden, Ithaka founder and managing director of The Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center. “Our team has worked tirelessly to enhance the guest experience over the years, and this award shows that our efforts do not go unnoticed.”  

 “Congratulations to the 2022 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Winners,” said Kanika Soni, chief commercial officer at Tripadvisor. “The Travelers’ Choice Awards recognize the best in tourism and hospitality, according to those who matter most: your guests. Ranking among the Travelers’ Choice winners is always tough –– but never more so than this year as we emerge from the pandemic. Whether it’s using new technology, implementing safety measures or hiring outstanding staff, I’m impressed by the steps you’ve taken to meet travelers’ new demands. You’ve adapted brilliantly in the face of adversity.”

About The Hotel at Auburn University 

Centrally located near the shops and restaurants of downtown Auburn, Ala., The Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center is just a short walk from the excitement of Auburn University and a diverse array of cultural and entertainment attractions. Whether in town for the big game, a special party, or a productive business meeting, the hotel’s 236 guestrooms and suites offer true Southern hospitality in an ideal setting. For authentic Italian cuisine, visit Ariccia Cucina Italiana, located inside the Hotel. Adjacent to Ariccia, enjoy Piccolo: Auburn’s only true jazz lounge, with specialty cocktails and a large variety of appetizers and desserts. The property is owned by Auburn University and managed with Heart and Soul by Ithaka Hospitality Partners. For additional information or reservations, please call (800) 228-2876 or visit

About Ithaka Hospitality Partners

Ithaka Hospitality Partners is a hospitality management company focused on all aspects of hotel, resort, restaurant, and food hall management as well as special event and catering management. Ithaka consults with owners and developers to deliver strategic and tactical methods to achieve overall profitability, guest satisfaction and employee engagement. Additionally, Ithaka is proud to partner with the Hospitality Management Program at Auburn University to assist in educating the next generation of leaders in our industry. For additional information, visit

About Tripadvisor 

Tripadvisor, the world’s largest travel platform*, helps hundreds of millions of travelers each month** make every trip their best trip. Travelers across the globe use the Tripadvisor site and app to browse more than 878 million reviews and opinions of 8.8 million accommodations, restaurants, experiences, airlines and cruises. Whether planning or on a trip, travelers turn to Tripadvisor to compare low prices on hotels, flights and cruises, book popular tours and attractions, as well as reserve tables at great restaurants. Tripadvisor, the ultimate travel companion, is available in 49 markets and 28 languages.