Awards

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A member of the Historic Hotels of America, Mission Inn Hotel & Spa has been honored with a number of awards for our outstanding luxury accommodations, spa and fine dining. We are proud to share these accolades with you; however, our most treasured compliments come from our guests, whose lives we sincerely hope to enrich through diligent, respectful care, memorable service and distinctive accommodations and amenities.

Our Hotel Awards

  • AAA Four Diamond Resort since 2010
  • National Historic Landmark since 1977
  • State of California Historic Landmark since 1961
  • Historic Hotels of America member
  • Best Historic Hotel 2014 and 2016, USA TODAY’s 10Best.com Readers’ Choice
  • Best Public Lights Display 2014 & 2016, USA TODAY’s 10Best.com Readers’ Choice
  • Best Holiday Festival 2016, USA TODAY’s 10Best.com Readers’ Choice
  • Top 25 Hotels in Southern California 2013, 2016, 2017(#2) & 2018(#5) Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice
  • Best Spa Resorts 2013, Inland Empire Magazine
  • Best Places for a First Date 2013, The Press-Enterprise
  • Best Historic Hotel 2016, Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence
  • Best Community Event | The Press-Enterprise Best of Inland Empire 2018
  • Beautification Award 2018 | Keep Riverside Clean and Beautiful
  • Best Upscale Hotel/Resort | Travel Weekly 2016 Gold Magellan Award
  • Women in Lodging Connect Leader of the Year (Mrs. Kelly Roberts) 2016, The California Hotel & Lodging Association
  • Entrepreneur of the Year (Mrs. Kelly Roberts) 2017, Smart Meetings Magazine
  • Hotelier of the Year Nominee 2018 | Historic Hotels of America 
  • Peggy Mosley Industry Champion Award Nominee 2018 | California Hotel & Lodging Association

Our Dining Awards

Duane’s Prime Steaks and Seafood

  • AAA Four Diamond Restaurant since 1996
  • DiRõNA Achievement of Distinction in Dining since 2013
  • Best of Award of Excellence 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018 Wine Spectator
  • Best Seafood 2016 | The Press-Enterprise Best of Inland Empire 2016
  • Best Steakhouse 2016 | The Press-Enterprise Best of Inland Empire 2016
  • Top 100 Steakhouses in America 2014, OpenTable.com
  • Best Splurge Restaurant 2013; Best Steakhouse 2013, Inland Empire Magazine
  • Best Place for a Romantic Dinner 2013; Best Place for a Special Occasion 2013; Best Steaks 2013; Best Cocktail 2013, The Press-Enterprise Best of Inland Empire 2013

Mission Inn Restaurant

  • Top 100 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in America | OpenTable Diner's Choice Awards 2016
  • Best Breakfast, Best Buffet & Best Sunday Brunch | The Press-Enterprise Best of Inland Empire 2018
  • Best Business Lunch | The Press-Enterprise Best of Inland Empire 2017
  • Diners’ Choice Award 2015 | OpenTable.com
  • Best Brunch Restaurants 2013 | OpenTable.com
  • Best Sunday Brunch 2013 |The Press-Enterprise Best of Inland Empire 2013

Las Campanas Mexican Cuisine

Best Margarita | The Press-Enterprise Best of Inland Empire 2016

Weddings & Spa

Weddings

• Best Wedding Venues 2017 | Bride Magazine
• Best Spa | The Press-Enterprise Best of Inland Empire 2016
• Best Place to Propose 2013 | The Press-Enterprise Best of Inland Empire 2013
• Best Place for a Wedding 2013 | The Press-Enterprise Best of Inland Empire

Kellyʼs Spa

• Best Day Spa 2017, Inland Empire Magazine
• Best Spa | Best Shopping & Service | The Press-Enterprise Best of Inland Empire Awards 2018
• Best Spa Design | Travel Weekly 2016 Gold Magellan Award • Top 10 Hotel Spas in the U.S. 2014, Condé Nast Traveler
• Best Day Spa 2013, Inland Empire Magazine
• Best Day Spa 2013; Best Massage 2013, San Bernardino Sun