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The Willcox in Aiken ranked #7 best hotel in the world

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The Willcox hotel in Aiken is gaining extra attention.

It was recently voted the #1 best hotel in the South and #7 in the world by Travel and Leisure magazine.

The hotel was built in 1898 and features a pool, bar, restaurant, 23 rooms, and more

The owners said they couldn’t be more thankful to their guests for voting.

They said they’re very proud of the hotels accomplishments.

“We have such an amazing team that really loves what they do every day, and you can feel that. You can feel the history of this place. And Aiken, people come to Aiken and they fall in love with Aiken, So, it’s a huge, huge honor," said co-owner Shannon Ellis.

The Willcox was also named the #2 hotel in the U.S. by the magazine as well.

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