Top 25 Hotels in the World 2017 Travelers’ Choice Awards
Travelers worldwide have spoken through millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from TripAdvisor. And the result – top 25 hotels in the world 2017. These travelers’ choice hotel winners are recognized for service, value and quality; you can be confident that you are booking a place that millions have stamped their approval on.
1. Aria Hotel Budapest by Library Hotel Collection, Budapest, Hungary
Aria Hotel Budapest is a music-inspired luxury boutique hotel topping the list of top 25 hotels. Each one of the four wings of the hotel is dedicated to a music genre: Classical, Opera, Contemporary and Jazz. Furthermore, every room celebrates one of the world’s greatest musical legends from Maria Callas to Elvis Presley. In addition to that, Aria Hotel Budapest is located right next to the glorious St Stephen’s Basilica that can be best enjoyed from its rooftop bar.
“Simply perfect. Wonderful amenities and design, perfect location, helpful staff, clean, modern, great spa services, delicious daily breakfast and afternoon wine & cheese!”. More reviews
2. Mandapa, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Ubud, Indonesia
Situated where temples stand majestic against a backdrop of rice terraces, Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve is located in Ubud Bali. Away from daily distractions, guests will find joy in even the simplest activities.
“Amazing. Everything we could have ever hoped for was taken care of even before we thought of it.” More reviews
3. Turin Palace Hotel, Turin, Italy
Completely renovated, Turin Palace Hotel reopens to offer an unique atmosphere, rich in history and in the most modern amenities, for both leisure and business travelers.
“A beautiful hotel, with some of the kindest staff I’ve ever encountered. Good-humored, extraordinarily helpful and down-to-earth.” More reviews
4. Hotel The Serras, Barcelona, Spain
Next on the top 25 hotels where you will surely feel at home in is Hotel The Serras. This small luxury boutique hotel of only 28 bedrooms is 10 minutes’ walk from Picasso Museum and Estaciò de França Railway Station. In addition, Plaça Reial Square is 650m away while Santa María del Mar Cathedral is 500m away.
“Wow, wow, wow. This hotel has basically reached perfection in service, style, cleanliness and comfort.” More reviews
5. BoHo Prague Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic
In number 5 of this top 25 hotels list is BoHo Hotel in Prague, an Icon of Exclusiveness and Luxury in the Heart of Prague. It is located 600m from Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square is 500m.
“Small, chic, comfortable and well-situated. Well-appointed without being cold or minimalist. The staff is friendly, resourceful and highly responsive.” More reviews
6. Portrait Firenze, Florence, Italy
The Portrait Firenze is located right next to Ponte Vecchio and Via Tornabuoni’s alluring boutique and it features panoramic views of Florence and the Arno River. Not only that, Piazza della Signoria is a 5-minute walk from the property, and the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore is 600m away.
“Paradise on the Arno. Watching the sunset from our bedroom window was amazing!” More reviews
7. Shinta Mani Resort, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Next on the top 25 hotels list is Shinta Mani Resort. It is nestled within private gardens and is centrally located in the French Quarter between The Royal Gardens and the Old Market Area of Siem Reap. In addition, it is 950m to the vibrant Pub Street, while Siem Reap Night Market and Angkor Night Market are both 1 km away. Furthermore, Angkor Wat is 6.2km from the Shinta Mani Resort.
“Beauty and serenity. The staff are, to a person, happy, willing to help in any way, and creative about how they help.” More reviews
8. Hanoi La Siesta Hotel & Spa, Hanoi, Vietnam
Number 8 in this top 25 hotels list is Hanoi La Siesta Hotel & Spa. It is 300m from Old City Gate, 500m from both Ngoc Son Temple and Dong Xuan Market.
“We were totally impressed with the service, the room and the food. We would give it 10 stars if TripAdvisor had that many.” More reviews
9. Tulemar Bungalows & Villas, Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
The Tulemar Bungalows & Villas in Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica, came in nineth place.
“There were eight of us total (two families with kids ranging in age from 6 to 10), and we all agreed it was the best vacation we’d ever taken.” More reviews
10. JA Manafaru, Manafaru Island, Maldives
“Beyond first class. Our entire stay was filled with warmth and hospitality. I don’t usually cry while leaving a vacation, but I did here.” More reviews
11. Kandolhu Maldives, North Ari Atoll, Maldives
Measuring just 200 metres by 150 metres, the island features wide sandy beaches. The ocean has a colourful reef which is ideal for snorkelling.
“We spent seven nights on this beautiful island and cannot fault a single part of it. Every inch is immaculate, and the service is flawless.” More reviews
12. Hotel Eclat Beijing, Beijing, China
Rated 12 is Hotel Eclat. It occupies a prime location and is just steps away from Ritan Park and the embassies district. The unique glass pyramid boasts stylish guestrooms with signature Eclat Essentials and a stunning art collection including pieces by Salvador Dali, Andy Warhol and Zeng Fangzhi.
“A beautiful retreat within the bustling city of Beijing. From the moment I checked in to the moment I left, I felt welcomed, well cared for and very special.” More reviews
13. Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel & Spa, Lance aux Epines, Grenada
Located in St Georges, the Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel & Spa is less than 2km from Point Salines Airport. Grand Etang Forest Reserve is a 20-minute drive away.
“A week at the Calabash was entirely stress-free. I cannot suggest any way for them to improve the experience.” More reviews
14. The Tuscany, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
Whether you’re looking for a Caribbean family vacation or planning a destination Turks and Caicos wedding, the Tuscany is the perfect setting. Rated #14 spot in the top 25 hotels in the World.
“Spacious, beautiful, well appointed condos. Beautiful beach. No crowds to fight. Amazing service.” More reviews
15. Belmond Palacio Nazarenas, Cusco, Peru
The Belmond Palacio Nazarenas blends original features including Inca walls and colonial frescoes with 21st-century elegance. The Inka Museum is 200m from the hotel while the Sacsayhuaman Historical Site is 500m away. In addition, Plaza de Armas Square is 400m away from Belmond Palacio Nazarenas.
“Absolutely the best. The rooms are well appointed, with gracious and thoughtful extras such as fresh organic soaps cut in your bathroom by a butler.” More reviews
16. The Nantucket Hotel & Resort, Nantucket, Massachusetts
Rated #16 in the top 25 hotels in the world is The Nantucket Hotel, the Island’s grand and historic hotel. It is located in-town and within walking distance of beaches, shopping, restaurants, and the harbor.
“Warm, friendly, impeccably clean, perfectly located to town, inviting public spaces, great bed, nautical decor. We loved every minute.” More reviews
17. Valle D’incanto Midscale Hotel, Gramado, Brazil
“In addition to the wonderful architecture, the care from all staff made the difference—from a simple good morning to leaving tea in our room on a very cold day.” More reviews
18. Lindos Blu, Lindos, Greece
Luxury boutique hotel Lindos Blu is nestled on a quiet hillside with stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea. It is an adults-only hotel with its own private beach. In addition, hotel guests can pamper themselves with rejuvenating face and body treatments, and a wide range of massages at its Spa & Health Club.
“The service is on a completely different level, with genuine warmth care and attention to every detail. Total relaxation, a short taxi to Lindos, Acropolis, and Temple of Athena.” More reviews
19. The Leela Palace Udaipur, Udaipur, India
“From the boat ride to the rose petal shower on arrival to the perfect service and kindness of all staff, it was magical.” More reviews
20. Hotel 41, London, United Kingdom
Next in the top 25 hotels in the world list is Hotel 41 which is Nestled behind Buckingham Palace and opposite the Royal Mews. In addition, it is 500m from London Victoria Tube and Train Station. Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament and Piccadilly Circus are less than 1.6 km away.
“A Truly Special Hotel Experience”
“Excellence” More reviews
21. Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur, Jodhpur, India
Built between 1928 and 1943, Umaid Bhawan Palace spreads over 26 acres of gardens, making it one of the largest private residences in the world. It overlooks the desert capital of Jodhpur while attractions like Clock Tower Market, Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada monument are within 9 km away.
“A living dream. Truly a magical and fascinating experience. Majestic architecture and intricate detail.” More reviews
22. Hotel Estalagem St. Hubertus, Gramado, Brazil
The charming Hotel Estalagem St. Hubertus is nestled against Gramado’s Hills and located in front of the enchanting Black Lake with hiking trails and stunning views.
“This hotel is specially tailored for lovers, honeymooners and all those that want peace and tranquility. The setting, on the margins of Black Lake, is just perfect and enlightened.” More reviews
23. The Alpina Gstaad, Gstaad, Switzerland
Opened in December 2012, the luxurious 5-star Alpina Gstaad was built in elegant Swiss Alpine style. Guests can used the Six Senses Spa for free where they can enjoy holistic treatments, an indoor and heated outdoor pool, and a fitness room.
“Every detail is perfection—amazing and friendly service, spectacular views, gorgeous furnishings, delicious meals. All A+.” More reviews
24. Constance Le Prince Maurice, Pointe de Flacq, Mauritius
Rated #24 in the top 25 hotels in the worlds 2017 is Constance Le Prince Maurice, a tropical hideaway in Poste de Flacq.
“If I could give the beautiful Le Prince Maurice and the staff a hundred stars, I would. We were genuinely sad to leave after two magical weeks.” More reviews
25. Herods Vitalis Spa Hotel Eilat, Eilat, Israel
Finally, rated #25 is Herods Vitalis Spa Hotel Eilat. Be pampered in Eilat’s largest and most luxurious Spa within the hotel complex; enjoy a wealth of over 60 Spa treatments spread over two floors of luxury treatment rooms.
“The best vacation in Eilat ever!!”
“Fantastic vacation” More reviews
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