These Are the 25 Best Hotels in the World

Here are the Top 25 hotels around the world, as voted by you, our discerning readers.

Aug 18, 2020

Image Courtesy of Capella Ubud.

Every year for our World’s Best Awards survey, T+L asks readers to weigh in on travel experiences around the world, from top hotels to favorite spas to stellar airports. For 2020, hundreds of thousands of you voted in our annual survey, sharing thoughts on your favorite hotels based on their facilities, location, service, food, and overall value. 

While our readers stay in hotels all over the globe, our Top 100 list confirms what we’ve always known: this region is hard to beat for hospitality. Ten properties in Southeast Asia made the cut, including No. 1 Capella Ubud, and nearly a quarter of the list is in Asia-Pacific. Here, we offer the Top 25 winners from the full list.

1. Capella Ubud

Bali, Indonesia

Score: 99.85

Architect and designer Bill Bensley created this intimate refuge, where nightly entertainment ranges from screenings of black-and-white movies to campfire tales spun by a local storyteller.

capellahotels.com

2. Hotel Amparo

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Score: 99.23

hotelamparo.com

3. Fogo Island Inn

Newfoundland

Score: 99.02

fogoislandinn.com

4. The Ritz-Carlton

Bali, Indonesia

Score: 98.85

ritzcarlton.com

5. Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi

Maldives

Score: 98.79

waldorfastoriamaldives.com

6. Secret Bay

Dominica

Score: 98.60

secretbay.dm

7. Raffles

Istanbul (tie)

Score: 98.40

raffles.com

7. Canaves Oia Epitome

Santorini, Greece (tie)

Score: 98.40

canaves.com

9. Awasi Patagonia

Torres del Paine National Park, Chile (tie)

Score: 98.25

awasipatagonia.com

9. Singita Kruger National Park

South Africa (tie)

Score: 98.25

singita.com

11. Finca Cortesin Hotel Golf & Spa

Málaga, Spain

Score: 98.11

fincacortesin.com

12. Tambo del Inka, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa

Sacred Valley, Peru

Score: 98.07

marriott.com

13. Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard

London

Score: 98.06

shangri-la.com

14. Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch

Saratoga, Wyoming

Score: 98.00

brushcreekranch.com

15. Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti

Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Score: 97.82

fourseasons.com

16. Tensing Pen

Negril, Jamaica

Score: 97.78

tensingpen.com

17. Manoir Hovey

North Hatley, Quebec

Score: 97.65

manoirhovey.com

18. Deer Path Inn

Lake Forest, Illinois

Score: 97.64

deerpathinn.com

19. Leela Palace

Udaipur, India

Score: 97.64

theleela.com

20. Katikies Santorini

Greece

Score: 97.62

katikies.com

21. Oyster Box

Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa

Score: 97.60

oysterboxhotel.com

22. Anantara Chiang Mai Resort & Spa

Thailand

Score: 97.57

anantara.com

23. Belmond Jimbaran Puri

Bali, Indonesia

Score: 97.50

belmond.com

24. Oberoi Rajvilas

Jaipur, India

Score: 97.33

*On the list for the past ten years

oberoihotels.com

25. Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

Dubai

Score: 97.20

jumeirah.com

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InterContinental Bali Resort

Ideal for families or couples looking for a getaway, InterContinental Bali Resort is surrounded by 14 hectares of lush tropical foliage interspersed with authentic Indonesian-style stone statues.

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Hilton Bali Resort

With sweeping views of the Indian Ocean from atop a 40-meter cliff, this comfortable resort features 389 rooms and suites, plus 19 private villas.

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The St. Regis Bali Resort

Nestled on the pristine beach in the stunning enclave of Nusa Dua, The St. Regis Bali Resort offers unparalleled access to a world of exquisite living.

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