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Best of the Best Hotels 2023
Travelers’ Choice Awards
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Best of the Best Hotels

Luxury - World

Below are the 2023 Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best Luxury Hotels with above-and-beyond service and amenities for days. 

The Travelers’ Choice Awards Best of the Best title celebrates the highest level of excellence in travel. It’s awarded to those who receive a high volume of above-and-beyond reviews and opinions from the Tripadvisor community over a 12-month period. Out of our 8 million listings, fewer than 1% achieve this milestone.


About Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces: Established in 1901, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is one of Asia's largest and finest group of hotels, comprising over 119 hotels in 61 locations across India with an additional 17 international hotels in the Maldives, Malaysia, UK, USA, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Africa and the Middle East. From world-renowned landmarks to modern business hotels, idyllic beach resorts to authentic Grand Palaces, each Taj hotel offers an unrivalled fusion of warm Indian hospitality, world-class service and modern luxury. For over a century, The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, the iconic flagship has set a benchmark for fine living with exquisite refinement, inventiveness and warmth. Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is part of the Tata Group, India's premier business house.
What travelers love most
 Indoor pool
 Spa
 Restaurant

02.
2,562 reviews
Ozen Reserve Bolifushi is located in a spot of graceful elegance, offering excitement within endless beauty. Hidden beneath lush tropical vegetation, the resort island is surrounded by expansive white beaches and turquoise waters. The resort brings alive the quintessential Ozen Collection experience. From the traditional Maldivian island welcome and seamless hospitality to tropical adventures, every stay is carefully crafted to indulge you with a romantic escape or a joyful family getaway. The property is a 35-minute luxury catamaran ride from the Velana International Airport. Choose from 90 gorgeous villas located over water or on the beach. All the villas offer a private swimming pool with daybeds and a deck. Interiors create a feeling of timeless opulence. Timber flooring, high ceiling roofs, maxi bar, spacious bathrooms and exotic Indian Ocean views add to the charm. The villas by the beach have traditional wooden swings. Some of the water villas feature slides from the top floor leading into the lagoon below. Dine in Maldivian splendour with sublime views of the Indian Ocean. The resort offers a variety of dining experiences and cuisines, including traditional Indian cuisine, refreshing Middle Eastern dishes by the beach, and gourmet seafood dishes - paired with excellent wines and champagnes. Bolifushi Island has one of the best house reefs in the South Malé Atoll. It stretches around the island – and you don’t have to swim far to see captivating coral and shoals of colourful reef fish. There are severalworld-class diving sites nearby. Explore these with courses and expeditions arranged by the PADI certified dive centre. Facilities on the island include a spa with 100% organic treatments, an overwater gymnasium, semi-submarine adventures, non-motorised water sports, and complimentary bicycles. The inviting Kid’s Club and Teen Lounge host regular events and activities, including the popular children’s educational Island Treasure Hunt.
What travelers love most
 Infinity pool
 Salon
 Wine / champagne
03.
3,646 reviews
Ikos Dassia is a new 5 star resort, built in a luxurious, contemporary Mediterranean style, located on the beachfront setting of Dassia beach, on Corfu Island, with its own long sandy beach. Ikos Dassia applies the highest standards of quality, service and entertainment, design and style- according to the award-winning ‘Infinite Lifestyle’ concept. The resort includes 411 spacious rooms and suites, 2 main buildings with bedrooms and the resort's main facilities as well as low rise bungalow-style rooms, 8 restaurants, 10 Bars, 2 Spa centers, indoor and outdoor pools, an open-air theatre, as well as a big range of sports and watersports facilities, fitness centers, mini clubs and children's facilities.
What travelers love most
 Pool with view
 Massage
 Breakfast in the room
04.
1,647 reviews
Soak up the carefree ambience and ultra-cool Mediterranean style of Ikos Andalusia, on Spain’s sun-drenched Costa Del Sol, close to the cosmopolitan centre of Marbella and historic town of Estepona. Private balconies, gardens and pools abound at Ikos Andalusia, where 393 contemporary rooms and suites take style, luxury and comfort to fabulous new levels. Exclusive Deluxe Collection Suite area. Ikos Andalusia features eight a la carte restaurants along with the Flavors international buffet restaurant. The Dine-Out program offers guests the opportunity to enjoy the authentic menus offered by local restaurants in the nearby town of Estepona. Your every need is carefully considered to ensure your stay is both relaxed and rewarding.
What travelers love most
 Heated pool
 Steam room
 Poolside bar
05.
8,052 reviews
Occupying floors 102 to 118 of the International Commerce Centre in Kowloon, The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, is the highest hotel in the world. The 5-star Hong Kong hotel's 312 guestrooms offer spectacular city and harbor views. The hotel offers guests an epicurean journey in the sky with its six distinctive dining venues, including state-of-the-art Michelin-starred Italian restaurant Tosca di Angelo and Michelin two-starred Chinese restaurant Tin Lung Heen as rooftop bar Ozone at 490 meters above sea level. For those wishing to relax and indulge, The Ritz-Carlton Spa Hong Kong, located on the 116th floor, features nine deluxe treatment rooms and two couple's suites, redefining the urban spa experience in the city and across Asia. The hotel features a fully equipped fitness center, outdoor Jacuzzi, and an indoor pool on the 118th floor with a 28m x 7m LED screen on the ceiling, as well as one of the largest ballrooms in the city at 870sqm. Complemented by an additional four meeting rooms, the ballroom has become the major social venue for Hong Kong and has set the benchmark for events in the region.
What travelers love most
 Rooftop pool
 Happy hour
 Rooftop bar
06.
7,213 reviews
Feel an unparalleled connection at Shangri-La The Shard, London. Stay in the capital’s highest hotel, in one of the world’s most iconic buildings, whilst enjoying panoramic skyline views that connect you to the whole city. This is the only five-star luxury hotel in London Bridge, contrasting sleek modern style with the area’s rich historic character. Connect with the real London in our vibrant neighbourhood, balancing old and new, raw and refined, traditional and visionary. Explore nearby food destinations such as Borough Market and Bermondsey Street, and enrich your stay with our array of authentic London experiences. Staying in London Bridge lets you benefit from the most convenient transportation access, whether by foot, car, boat or rail. For leisure visits, we easily connect to all of London’s most famous landmarks, from Big Ben to St. Paul’s Cathedral and the Tower of London. For business, it’s a quick trip to the City and Canary Wharf.
What travelers love most
 Pool
 Bar / lounge
 Entertainment staff
07.
5,479 reviews
Ensconced within an untouched river valley overlooking the enchanting bamboo forests of Payangan in Ubud; the 149-room Padma Resort Ubud is an expansive destination resort located north of Bali’s celebrated cultural centre. Padma Resort Ubud features the five-star amenities and facilities offered by the renowned Padma hospitality brand including stunning views from every room or suite, an 89-metre infinity swimming pool and signature world-class dining venues. Comprising 11 hectares, Padma Resort Ubud offers discerning travellers a rare opportunity to experience contemporary Balinese architecture and artworks in an unparalleled natural setting.
What travelers love most
 Outdoor pool
 Swimup bar
 Concierge
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08.
4,106 reviews
Dolphins spin all along the shores of Six Senses Laamu, located in the pristine Laamu Atoll. From Male’ Airport, it is just a sixty five minute direct Seaplane flight along the beautiful Maldivian coastline. Offering 94 villas, both overwater and on the beach, and an abundance of dining options, water sports, spa and other great activities. Service is second to none with your butler overseeing every need from arrival to departure.
What travelers love most
 Private pool
 Rooftop terrace
 Beach
09.
15,366 reviews
Dubai is a city of awe-inspiring ambition and unsurpassed luxury, home to the world's tallest building, the largest shopping mall, the iconic Palm, and JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai - the worlds tallest hotel. It is a place where dreams come true, as is our hotel in Dubai. JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai offers a spectrum of business facilities for the most discerning travelers. We are a hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates synonymous with intuitive service and refined taste, and our luxury hotel's title is given only to the finest properties in the Marriott portfolio. Elevated above Dubai's business district, on Sheikh Zayed Road, JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai resides in the Business Bay area and is a top choice for 5-star hotels in Dubai. Spread across 2 iconic towers, our hotel features exceptional event and business facilities, an enticing array of bars and restaurants, and the sublime Saray Spa and Health Club.
What travelers love most
 Sauna
 Nightclub / DJ
 Butler service
10.
2,588 reviews
Step into the wondrous world of Ikos Aria and prepare for an experience like no other. In a wonderfully serene setting stretching over 47 acres and fringed by the dazzling Kos coastline, this luxurious property delivers on the promise of the Dodecanese; beguiling beauty, fascinating culture and warm hospitality. Exclusive Deluxe Collection Suite area. Ikos Aria features seven a la carte restaurants along with the Flavors international buffet restaurant. The Dine-Out program offers guests the opportunity to enjoy the authentic menus offered by local restaurants in the nearby village. Ikos Aria overflows with style and touches of unique brilliance, all complemented by our award-winning Unconditional Luxury to bring you so much and ensure you leave you with lasting memories.
What travelers love most
 Adult pool
 Yoga room
 Evening entertainment
What travelers love most
 Car hire
 Rooftop pool
 Spa
12.
8,624 reviews
Voyage Sorgun awaits you for an unforgettable holiday where you’ll witness the unique harmony of blue and green that goes through sea from Sorgun Forest. Degusto, the main restaurant of the property, offers the most special flavours of Turkish and world cuisines in a wide range. Let yourself explore new tastes and zests besides your favourite dishes at the delicately prepared buffet. Showing its difference in any field, the property achieves to gain appreciation of guests also with a la carte restaurants. Having guests from every country and every nation, Voyage Sorgun both offers opportunity to try the difference and makes guests experience the familiar flavours with the interpretation of master chefs. Entertainment never stops at Voyage Sorgun which has a special concept disco at seafront. The pool games and parties add zest to the holiday with the participation of world-wide known artists and bands throughout the summer. Besides a mini club, an indoor playground and an aquapark are available in the property which also offers limitless entertainment options for children. Sense SPA centre with certified trainers awaits those who want to take a peaceful break after the entertainment. With the captivating fragrance of pine forests, its architecture in harmony with the nature, unmatched presentation of gorgeous flavours from world cuisine and special entertainment areas for kids and adults, Voyage Sorgun will turn your dream holiday into reality.
What travelers love most
 Kids pool
 Sun deck
 Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
13.
10,680 reviews
Rixos Hotel Premium Belek stretches over 405,000 m² of Calabrian Pine and pistachio tree forests with an exclusive kilometer-long sandy beach extending one hundred meters inland. The premises are cradled within a magnificent natural setting that shamelessly flaunts the spellbinding natural beauty of the Belek region. Rixos Hotel Premium Belek began hosting guests in 2005 and today offers a truly deluxe quality service under the All Inclusive All Exclusive principle. Everything has been considered for an ultimately pleasant, first-class holiday complete with trekking along lush green trails, rich foods and beverages, and a very wide range of sports and fun recreational activities. Rixos Hotel Premium Belek tops each and every following categories as the absolute best in Turkey; Certified spas and wellness centers, Beaches and pools, Fitness centers, A la carte restaurants, Kids clubs, On-site shopping centers, Classy interior and exterior spaces.
What travelers love most
 Saltwater pool
 Doorperson
 Kids club
14.
1,555 reviews
Adiwana Bisma is a resort like no other. It is located right in the heart of Ubud, five minutes away from the famous Ubud Palace, yet it is hidden and offers a serene side of Ubud. It has luxury on its DNA, however it invites you with its warmth and homey vibes. Adiwana Bisma combines the artistic Balinese elements with their tasteful contemporary style.
What travelers love most
 Infinity pool
 Massage
 Restaurant
15.
1,744 reviews
Grand Velas Los Cabos is the perfect combination of world-class service and wondrous surroundings. Luxury 307 suites overlooking the Sea of Cortez; haute cuisine at 7 restaurants, 1 coffee shop, 5 bars and Aqua bar; the most extensive wine selection of the region; and Spa ($). Fun takes a new meaning every season with recreational activities for the entire family; Kids’ Club and Teens’ Club. Our Luxury All Inclusive concept: • Personal concierge • 24-hour suite service • Private terrace with sitting area • Indoor jacuzzi • Daily-stocked in-suite minibar • Welcome bottle of mezcal • Nespresso coffee maker • Pillow menu
What travelers love most
 Hot tub
 Babysitting
 Salon
16.
3,488 reviews
Luxury lifestyle beachfront resort located on Pearl Jumeira. Spanning over 52,000 sqm on a private beach, the resort comprises 132 keys including 117 rooms and suites and 15 private pool villas. The complex houses 4 food & beverage venues as well as Nikki Spa. Located off Jumeirah Beach Road, this exclusive resort is perfectly placed for accessing Dubai's spectacular shopping malls and tourist attractions, as well as the city's key business districts and Dubai International Airport. Pearl Jumeira's location, just minutes from Dubai's major transport arteries facilitates the exploration of the UAE. Within six miles of Dubai Mall, cultural sites, City Walk, and Dubai International Airport.
What travelers love most
 Pool with view
 Steam room
 Breakfast in the room
17.
3,636 reviews
Located next to the riverside area, in one of the prime areas of the Lisbon Center and very close to the cosmopolitan Bairro Alto and Chiado, Corpo Santo Lisbon Historical Hotel has 75 rooms, including 8 suites. The Corpo Santo Hotel is a 5-star superior hotel that offers excellent service in a refined but comfortable environment, where the old and historical combine with the modern and cosmopolitan. On the floor -1 of the hotel you will find a museum nucleus with high historical value, full of ancestral pieces found in the reconstruction of the building, properly identified and where stands out a part of the Fernandina Wall, dated of the XIV century The Hotel is 2 steps from the Tagus River, the Praça do Comercio, the Rossio and Avenida da Liberdade where you will find the main shops, restaurants, bars, theaters and museums of the city. The structure of the building, typical of Baixa Pombalina gives the units different dimensions, characteristics and views.
What travelers love most
 Light therapy
 Executive lounge access
 Sauna
18.
3,134 reviews
The heart of Marrakech As when reading a book, Marrakech is ready to be leafed through. It will welcome and pamper you with that unique sense of warmth that only Morocco can offer. You will feel exhilarated by the smell of its perfumes and its light, it will be an encounter that your traveller's soul should not miss. The Riad Kheirredine has 14 unique rooms and draws its energy and originality from its capacity to function as a bridge, a connection, between the past and the present. Thanks to the refined use of silk and the art of the "thadelakt"and the "zellij", you will be able to discover the true soul of this country. The Riad can be defined like a boutique hotel as we have a personalized service. All our Rooms are equipped with: Telephone, Safety Deposit Box, Air Conditioning, Heating, Soundproofing, Hairdryer, Bathrobe, Free toiletries, Toilet, Bathroom, Bathtub(depend on room categories) or Shower, Wake-up service, Towels/Sheets, Towels and linen. In our Rates include: A full Moroccan breakfast with a touch of Italian style. Water, fresh juices, fruit, tea, coffee, cappuccino and Moroccan pastries included in the room rates. Mobile phone to communicate with our Riad 24 hours, Wi-Fi, multilingual reception 24/24 and a night watchman. Our Fusion restaurant propose an international and Moroccan cuisine.
What travelers love most
 Outdoor pool
 Rooftop bar
 Rooftop terrace
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19.
4,806 reviews
The Upper House is a highly individualized small luxury hotel designed by Hong Kong architect Andre Fu. The hotel’s 117 rooms (including 21 suites and 2 penthouses) start at 730sq ft – the largest in Hong Kong. They feature wonderfully spacious bathrooms and dressing areas, and offer either scenic harbour or island views. Calming and contemporary, the rooms are designed to provide a sense of relaxation, warmth and understated luxury.
What travelers love most
 Solarium
 Wine / champagne
 Bar / lounge
20.
1,452 reviews
Hotel Clark is perfectly situated in downtown Budapest, looking onto the Chain Bridge; one of the most emblematic historic sights of the city. The hotel is in close proximity to a number of World Heritage Sites sites, including the Buda Castle funicular, located just across the street. The five star Hotel Clark offers 79 rooms in various categories, an elegant design lobby area, adjoining boardrooms for your meetings, a panoramic fitness room with a Finnish dry sauna, an á’la carte restaurant, a rooftop bar, and private on-site parking. When staying at Hotel Clark we recommend to start your day and end your day at Leo Bistro. The restaurant offers a rich breakfast selection to fuel your day of exploring, as well as a wide range of authentic Hungarian dishes and tasty cocktails for when you return in the evening. Unwind at our fitness room and relax in the refined comfort of your room to make the best out of your stay in our beautiful city!
What travelers love most
 Adults only
 Concierge
 Sauna
21.
1,682 reviews
The new Sofitel Mexico City Reforma is the perfect place to indulge in a decidedly chic experience that combines the essence of Mexico with the spirit of French Art de Vivre, characteristic of Sofitel. Ideally located in the iconic Paseo De La Reforma Avenue, the first luxury French-branded hotel with breathtaking views of the city and the Angel of Independence.
What travelers love most
 Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
 Heated pool
 Solarium
22.
2,775 reviews
Experience the ultimate romantic hideaway, where stunning architectural design meets relaxed luxury. Step into this high functioning deluxe paradise, and choose from one of the 64 Junior suites, 12 Family suites, 12 Villas or the sumptuous Princely Villa. Revel in the intimate and secluded setting, pamper yourself at the Constance Spa, then enjoy the exceptional international cuisine created by our chefs from around the world. Families enjoy the beach-side villas and complimentary children's club 'Constance Kids Club', while golf fans can retreat to our 2, 18-hole championship golf courses.
What travelers love most
 Private pool
 Swimup bar
 Beach
23.
1,339 reviews
Paradise Cove Boutique Hotel offers an innovative concept : You&Me moments. Situated on the North coast of Mauritius, at Anse la Raie, Paradise Cove Boutique Hotel is the ideal address for an escape and happy moments together. It is an adult* exclusive hotel for friends, couples and honeymooners thus guaranteeing a peaceful and tranquil holiday. The hotel, with its 75 rooms, combines harmoniously the Mauritian traditional architecture and exotic decoration. Wood everywhere, a true witness of the influence of the original East India Company’s style. The open spaces bathed in sunlight suggest a serene decor. The hotel allows each one to enjoy peacefully the beauty and character of the spot. Those fond of intimate havens will choose the cove and its numerous love nests to share moments together.
What travelers love most
 Adult pool
 Poolside bar
 Evening entertainment
24.
2,585 reviews
Large Botanical Garden with more them 500 different species of plants and a variety of pleasant and relaxing areas.
What travelers love most
 Hot tub
 Happy hour
 Car hire
25.
1,559 reviews
The Hazelton Hotel is an excellent choice for travelers visiting Toronto, offering a quaint environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay. Rooms at The Hazelton Hotel offer a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a minibar providing exceptional comfort and convenience, and guests can go online with free wifi. A 24 hour front desk, room service, and a concierge are some of the conveniences offered at this hotel. A pool and breakfast will also help to make your stay even more special. If you are driving to The Hazelton Hotel, parking is available. Nearby landmarks such as Graffiti Alley (1.6 mi) and St. Lawrence Market (1.9 mi) make The Hazelton Hotel a great place to stay when visiting Toronto. Toronto has plenty of French restaurants. So when you’re here, be sure to check out popular spots like ALO RESTAURANT, Scaramouche Restaurant, and GEORGE Restaurant, which are serving up some great dishes. During your visit, be sure to check out popular attractions like Casa Loma (0.9 mi), Kensington Market and Spadina Avenue (1.2 mi), and The AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario (1.2 mi), which are all within walking distance of the hotel. Enjoy your stay in Toronto!
What travelers love most
 Saltwater pool
 Butler service
 Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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