500 Best Hotels in the World

Readers choose the winners in travel and leisure

Are you planning a luxurious trip away? Then take a look at this list for some of the top 500 hotels in the world put together by the experts from Tavel and Leisure.

For the 11th time Travel and Leisure have elected the top 500 hotels based on data from their own World’s best Awards readers’ survey. Apart from the 83 Halls of Fame hotels that have been included for the past 10 years, the ranking also includes 79 new names that ranked positively with visitors for their food and location.

These are some of the winners:

Top Hotel in the U.S. – Triple Creek Ranch in Montana
Top U.S. Lakefront Hotel – Tu Tu’ Tun Lodge in Oregon
Top Hotel for Location in the U.S. – Post Ranch Inn in California
Top Hotel for Food in the U.S. – Inn at Little Washington in Virginia
Top Hotel in Hawaii – Four Seasons Resort Hualalai in Big Island
Top Hotel for Location in Hawaii – Halekulani in Oahu
Top Hotel in Canada – Auberge Saint-Antoine in Quebec City
Top Hotel in Europe – Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus in Turkey
Top Hotel for Location in Europe – Villa d’Este, Lake Como in Italy
Top Hotel for Romance in Europe – Hotel Caruso in Italy
Top Hotel for Food in Europe – L’Oustau de Baumanière & Spa in France
Top Island Hotel in Europe – Katikies Hotel in Greece
Top Hotel in Asia – Oberoi Udaivilas in India
Top Skyscraper Hotel – Peninsula Bangkok in Thailand
Top Island Hotel in Asia – Discovery Shores in the Philippines
Top Hotel in Africa and the Middle East – Singita Grumeti in Tanzania
Top Adventure Lodge in Central and South America – Hotel Salto Chico in Chile
Top Hotel in Mexico – Live Aqua in Cancun
Top Hotel for Food in Mexico – La Casa Que Canta in Zihuatenejo
Top Hotel in Australia – Southern Ocean Lodge in Australia

For the complete list of top 500 hotels look, here.

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