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Ste 250, PMB 14783
Dallas, Texas 75201

(ATLANTA, GA) Oct. 5, 2021 – Condé Nast Traveler today announced the results of its 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards and Hotel Colee, which opened in winter 2020 as the first hotel managed by Practice Hospitality, earned recognition as one of the ten Best Hotels in The South. Coming in at #9 in the region, Hotel Colee debuted on the list as the highest rated hotel in Atlanta and was the top-rated hotel in Georgia, too. 

The property is in good company on this list and has plenty of reason to celebrate. More than 800,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted responses rating their travel experiences across the globe to provide a full snapshot about the places they can’t wait to return to next. The Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry. The full list of winners can be found here. 

“Now, more than ever, we all appreciate the importance of celebrating the moment,” says Bashar Wali, CEO of Practice Hospitality. “From design, to service to programming, our goal with Hotel Colee has been to create a place where you need no excuse to celebrate. These awards reflect the experiences travelers longed for most when travel was not a possibility, and we are truly honored that Condé Nast Traveler readers identified with Hotel Colee’s everyday commitment to joy and selected us among the best the industry has to offer. This recognition is a testament to the hard work and sense of fun the team brings to hospitality.” 

Located in Buckhead, the city’s most prestigious shopping and lifestyle destination, Hotel Colee is a magnet for Atlanta residents and visitors alike, giving all those who visit permission to ‘put their feathers on’ and an excuse to celebrate. Hotel Colee is Buckhead’s first and only Autograph Collection boutique hotel and a reflection of Atlanta’s energy, diversity, and flourishing culture. 

With eclectic interiors that showcase the spirit of the modern South, Hotel Colee delivers on the Autograph Collection promise of being ‘exactly like nothing else’ by remixing classics in a fresh way. As Hotel Colee approaches its one-year anniversary, it has proven to be Atlanta’s destination where plans are hatched, deals struck, romances kindled, and legends unfold; a place where every day is a special occasion. This is where Atlanta shows up and swagger hangs its hat. 

The 2021 Readers' Choice Awards are published on Condé Nast Traveler's website at and celebrated in the November issue. 

About Hotel Colee 

Hotel Colee has an atmosphere that evokes a sense of celebration. Since opening its doors in December 2020, Colee has strived to reflect Atlanta’s energy, diversity, and flourishing culture. As Buckhead’s first and only Autograph Collection hotel and the first hotel from Practice Hospitality, Colee has been carefully curated with vision, passion and dedication to craft. An imaginative, eclectic eye was brought to the hotel’s interiors - remixing classic Southern style signatures – pastel, prints and pops of vibrant color – to create an atmosphere that encourages guests to embrace their essence, feel their best, and go ahead and put on that statement piece. Hotel Colee is located at 3377 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA, and opened in Winter of 2020. For more information, visit

About Practice Hospitality  

Practice Hospitality is a hotel operator helmed by humans with more than a century of collective experience in the independent space. Headquartered in Dallas, the company focuses on managing and assisting owners in developing hotels with intentionally crafted, deeply resonate experiences and soul.