By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers   Published Jan 30, 2013 at 12:24 PM

The American Club resort has been named the best hotel in Wisconsin by the U.S. News & World Report, Kohler Co. announced today.

The resort in Kohler, Wis. was also named among the best hotels in the nation by the same publication.

"Being ranked in the U.S. News & World Report's travel rankings is a true honor for The American Club resort," said Debbie Taylor, Kohler Hospitality & Real Estate Group President. "We are pleased to occupy the top spot in Wisconsin and represent the State on the list of Best Hotels in the USA. It is a true testament to our dedicated associates who continuously deliver Five-Star hospitality."

The rankings were determined by the evaluation of travel experts as well as user reviews. Hotel ratings and awards were also taken into consideration.

The resort is popular for its championship golf course, five-star Kohler Waters Spa and dining experiences.

The Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave., took the #2 spot for Wisconsin hotels and first place in Milwaukee hotels. The InterContinental, 139 E. Kilbourn Ave., took the #5 spot statewide and was ranked third in Best Milwaukee Hotels.