Sep 9, 2021
THE BEST HOTELS and resorts in Asia delight with their service, often their sustainability, and always their creativity. The brands on these lists demonstrate just how much travelers prioritize properties with a deep sense of place and a trove of activities that embrace the local culture.
Read on for the best city hotels and the best resort-style hotels across Asia.
* — ON THE LIST FOR THE PAST 10 YEARS
TOP 10 RESORT HOTELS IN ASIA
1. Capella Ubud
Surrounded by the Keliki Valley, Bill Bensley’s 22-tent jewel feels as transportive as ever.
World’s Best Awards 2020: No. 1. — Best Resorts in Asia
2. Oberoi Udaivilas
World’s Best Awards 2015: No. 1 Hotel in the World
3. Taj Holiday Village Resort & Spa
4. Oberoi Vanyavilas Wildlife Resort
5. Soneva Fushi
Baa Atoll, Maldives
6. Alila Manggis
8. Leela Palace
World’s Best Awards 2019: No. 1 — Best Resorts in Asia
9. Nihi Sumba
World’s Best Awards 2017: No. 1 Hotel in the World
10. Oberoi Rajvilas *
Courtesy of Oberoi Rajvilas (2)
TOP 10 CITY HOTELS IN ASIA
1. Opposite House
Renowned Japanese architect Kengo Kuma outdid himself with this glass skyscraper in Beijing’s famed Shichahai neighborhood.
3. Temple House
4. The Oberoi
5. The Peninsula
6. Hyatt Regency
Courtesy of Hyatt (2)
7. The Oberoi
8. Mandarin Oriental *
10. Taj Palace
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