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Rated 8.5/10

Anantara World Islands Dubai Resort

This luxurious five star property is located on The Palm Dubai and takes its inspiration from Thai architecture. Three temperature-controlled, lagoon style swimming pools create the feel of a high... Learn More
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Rated 8.15/10

The House Hotel Jeddah

The House is a hip and harmonious boutique hotel in Jeddah CityYard, located in Jeddah’s upscale Al Rawdah district. Entertainment and dining take centre stage in this part of town; if you’re... Learn More
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Rated 8.93/10

Ritz Carlton Jeddah

Located in what was once a palace on the Al Hamra Corniche overlooking the Red Sea, this superbly located property is one of the best hotels in Saudi Arabia’s second city. Opulent and tasteful,... Learn More
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Rated 8.83/10

Ritz Carlton Riyadh

This deluxe place is an oasis within the city. Extensive, exquisitely landscaped grounds feature gnarly 600 year old olive trees and lush mature palms. Step inside, and its lavish interior is as much... Learn More
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Rated 8.53/10

Four Seasons Riyadh

Riyadh’s Four Seasons hotel occupies the glittering Kingdom Tower, one of the city’s most iconic landmarks. Extensively renovated, its interiors boast design details that are a joy to look at and... Learn More
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Rated 9.23/10

Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Goa

A stay at the Taj Exotica would enhance any trip to the beautiful shores of Goa. This five-star resort sits on popular Benaulim beach on the south west coast, lapped by the gentle waves of the... Learn More
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Rated 9.33/10

Oberoi Amarvilas

What could possibly compete with a visit to the UNESCO-listed Taj Mahal? How about a stay at the Oberoi Amarvilas, staying in a room that look across at that magnificent mausoleum from their private... Learn More
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Rated 9.43/10

Rambagh Palace

Located a few miles outside the Pink City, the Rambagh Palace can trace its history back to 1835, when a garden house was constructed for the wet nurse of Prince Ram Singh II. It later became a... Learn More
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Rated 9.60/10

Oberoi Udaivilas

This Oberoi property evokes the grandeur of days past. Its splendid architecture takes its inspiration from Rajasthan’s palaces. Indeed, you’ll feel like royalty yourself as you arrive by boat... Learn More
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Rated 9.30/10

Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai

This iconic Mumbai property opened in 1903; the Tower was added in 1973 and is managed as a separate hotel. Over the years, it has been frequented by the rich and famous. Notable international guests... Learn More
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Rated 9.43/10

Four Seasons Hotel Seoul

Opened in 2015, the Four Seasons is a five-star luxury property located a short distance from Gyeongbokgung Palace. Bukchon Hanok Traditional Village, Sejong Cultural Center 5 and the upscale... Learn More
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Rated 9.43/10

Signiel Seoul

The Lotte World Tower is Seoul’s tallest building and the Signiel occupies floors 76 to 101. With 235 rooms including 42 suites you’ll have no trouble making a booking to stay here and take in... Learn More
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Rated 9.17/10

The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong

Located on the Pudong, the Ritz Carlton is arguably the best hotel in Shanghai. Directly above the IFC Mall, close to the iconic Oriental Pearl Tower and boasting unrivalled views across the river to... Learn More
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Rated 9.10/10

The Middle House

The Middle House is a chic and sophisticated addition to the Shanghai hotel scene. Located close to the shops and amenities of Nanjing Road West, you’re at the centre of the action. Two curved... Learn More
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Rated 9.17/10

Rosewood Beijing

Occupying part of the Jing Guang skyscraper, the Rosewood makes an excellent first impression: traditional Chinese lions flank its stone-clad entrance. Step through into the lobby and you enter a... Learn More
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Rated 9.37/10

Waldorf Astoria Beijing

This showstopper of a five-star hotel is a real looker. Set around an intimate courtyard, it nods to Chinese tradition yet it only opened in 2014. Cooper and bronze set off the exterior glass to... Learn More
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Rated 9.13/10

Heritage Le Telfair Golf & Wellness Resort

Built in a traditional style, this light and airy beachfront hotel is spread across a large plot so never feels crowded. The Citronniers River meanders through the 15ha property to reach the sea,... Learn More
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Rated 9.23/10

LUX* Grand Gaube Resort & Villas

The 186-room LUX* Grand Gaube Resort & Villas is located on the north coast of Mauritius overlooking the ocean. Facing a sheltered lagoon, the beach is as you’d expect the star of the show, but... Learn More
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Rated 8.93/10

Four Seasons Doha

The recently refreshed Four Seasons once again dazzles on Doha’s waterfront. Designer Pierre-Yves Rochon has overseen a makeover of this 237 room hotel. The lobby has the wow factor with a... Learn More
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Rated 9.53/10

Mandarin Oriental Doha

Located downtown in the lovely district of Msheireb, the Mandarin Oriental enjoys a central position within walking distance of Souq Waqif, Museum of Islamic Art and the National Museum of Qatar. The... Learn More
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Rated 9.23/10

Amilla Maldives Resort & Residences

67 deluxe villas and residences set in a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve at the heart of Baa atoll comprise the wonderful Amilla Maldives Resort and Residences. This is paradise personified, with... Learn More
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Rated 9.10/10

Baglioni Resort Maldives

A white-on-white colour palette brings a touch of refined Italian elegance to the tropical Maldives. This luxury resort is located about 45 minutes from Male on the island of Maagau in the Dhaalu... Learn More
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Rated 8.67/10

Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa

Jumeirah’s lovely Kuwait property enjoys a prestigious location at Messilah, on the city’s southern coast. Cooling sea breezes gently waft in from the Arabian Gulf while the sun pricks the... Learn More
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Rated 9.23/10

The Ritz-Carlton Langkawi

One of the gems of the Andaman Sea, Langkawi’s exceptional beauty is enhanced by this gorgeous luxury resort. Surrounded by ancient rainforest, nature is at the forefront of provision, particularly... Learn More
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Rated 9.23/10

Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur

The luxurious Shangri-La commands a breathtaking position overlooking the KL Tower. Surrounded by gardens, including a fun maze, this is an oasis in the heart of downtown. Close to shopping, dining... Learn More
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Rated 9.07/10

Traders Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

Part of the Shangri-La group, Traders is one of Kuala Lumpur’s top hotels. Located in the heart of the city centre, this high end property is close to the Petronas Towers, one of the Malaysian... Learn More
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Rated 9.10/10

COMO Uma Canggu

Surfer chic takes centre stage at this Canggu property, which overlooks some of Bali’s best surf breaks. The vibe is more California than Bali, but if you can do without the Indonesian... Learn More
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Rated 9.37/10

Renaissance Bali Uluwatu Resort & Spa

This luxury resort and spa makes a lasting impression from the moment you arrive in its airy lobby which wows with a statement geometric stone wall. Golf buggies make light work of getting around... Learn More
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Rated 9.45/10

Bvlgari Resort

The Bvlgari boasts an enviable location on the southern tip of Bali close to the picturesque temple of Uluwatu. The sophisticated resort sits on a cliff top overlooking the ocean marrying... Learn More
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Rated 9.40/10

Chapung Sebali

This exceptional property is almost hidden within the trees that surround it. Unique in design, it combines traditional Balinese architecture with contemporary Scandi style – on paper it... Learn More
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Rated 9.50/10

Mandapa Ritz Carlton

Boasting a range of spacious suites and villas with rainforest, rice terrace and river views, this five-star property is the epitome of luxury hospitality. Secluded and private, all accommodation... Learn More
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Rated 9.50/10

Four Seasons The Nam Hai, Hoi An

This exquisite low-rise resort offers some of the best accommodation not just in the Hoi An area, but anywhere in the country. A complimentary shuttle regularly transports guests to the UNESCO-listed... Learn More
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Rated 9.23/10

InterContinental Hanoi Landmark72

The adventure begins as you press the elevator button to whisk you up to the 62nd floor; this is the tallest hotel in Hanoi. As you step into the lobby, you enter an opulent space that screams... Learn More
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Rated 9.37/10

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

The historic Metropole opened in 1901. Over the years, it has hosted numerous public figures, including Charlie Chaplin, Robert De Niro, Michael Caine, Fidel Castro, Bill Clinton and Somerset... Learn More
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Rated 9.17/10

Park Hyatt Saigon

The property is a delight: heritage-inspired architecture on the outside, sumptuously elegant furnishings on the inside. Rooms are spacious; upgrade to one with a private terrace if you can as the... Learn More
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Rated 8.97/10

Anantara Mui Ne Resort

The Anantara’s Mui Ne hotel is an upscale property right on the beach. Accommodation consists of spacious rooms, deluxe suites and fabulous villas for those requiring a little extra room and... Learn More
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Rated 8.80/10

W Sentosa Cove

The funky W brand is part of the Marriott chain and this Sentosa Island property is one of its gems. Located on this beautiful resort island, the hotel is a place to have fun – nearby attractions... Learn More
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Rated 8.80/10

Marina Bay Sands

When the MBS opened in 2010 it was the world’s most expensive standalone casino hotel. The three distinctive towers quickly became a Singapore landmark. The resort is vast, with 2561 rooms and... Learn More
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Rated 9.40/10

Raffles Singapore

Raffles is a Singapore icon. Opened in 1887 as a 10-room hotel, a host of celebrities including Ava Gardner, Elizabeth Taylor, Rudyard Kipling and Noel Coward have stayed here; a tiger and a wild... Learn More
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Rated 9.07/10

The Langham Hong Kong

The Langham’s 498 guest rooms and suites are exquisitely furnished with silk drapes, marble bathrooms and all the tech you could wish for in a 21st century hotel, not least complimentary WiFi. The... Learn More
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Rated 9.25/10

Ritz Carlton Hong Kong

The Ritz-Carlton occupies the top floors of Kowloon’s International Commerce Centre, successfully blending east and west décor to create a space that’s just perfect for this cosmopolitan city.... Learn More
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Rated 9.30/10

Peninsula Hong Kong

The iconic Peninsula opened its doors almost a century ago. The Jewish-Iraqi Kadoorie brothers who owned it chose a spot Salisbury Road in Tsim Sha Tsui Kowloon because it was close to the quays... Learn More
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Rated 9.43/10

The Upper House

When he created Upper House, architect Andre Fu envisaged a sleek, contemporary property which would become a retreat for those privileged to stay in it. An oasis of calm from the noise and bustle of... Learn More
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Rated 9.40/10

Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong

Opened in 1963, the Mandarin Oriental – referred to as simply The Mandarin by its regulars – is one of the top five-star hotels in Hong Kong. No expense was spared during its construction, and... Learn More
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Rated 9.23/10

The Murray

Describing itself as an urban sanctuary, much thought has been given to the décor, which is sophisticated, contemporary but above all beautiful. 336 rooms and suites span 25 floors of luxury... Learn More
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Rated 9.13/10

St Regis Bangkok

Right at the heart of downtown Bangkok, this fabulous five-star hotel is one of the Thai capital’s finest. 176 rooms and a further 52 suites are elegant, spacious and luxurious. 300 thread count... Learn More
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Rated 9.47/10

137 Pillars House

137 Pillars started life as the headquarters of the Borneo Company. Today, this historic 19th century building has a new lease of life as a hotel. One of Chiang Mai’s top luxury hotels, it’s a... Learn More
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Rated 9.03/10

Anantara Bophut

This fabulous five star resort is situated on the popular island of Koh Samui and is one of the best beachfront properties in this prestigious, well established location. This low rise hotel is built... Learn More
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Rated 8.80/10

Cape Fahn Hotel

Cape Fahn is the quintessential tropical island getaway. This boutique property consists of just 22 luxury villas located on a private island close to the northern tip of Koh Samui. In this exclusive... Learn More
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Rated 9.07/10

Keemala

Keemala describes itself as a tropical wonderland. This Phuket gem is hidden away within lush tropical woodland, a true rainforest retreat. Accommodation comprises four types: intimate clay pool... Learn More
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Rated 9.45/10

Rayavadee Railay Beach

This Krabi gem is located on the Phranang Peninsula close to the resort of Ao Nang and beautiful Railay Beach. Its 94 pavilions and 7 villas are tucked away in lush vegetation – during... Learn More
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Rated 9.23/10

Siam Kempinski

A five star resort in the heart of the city awaits if you book the Siam Kempinski. 397 rooms and suites boast Thai accents and elegant contemporary décor. All have high ceilings, silk curtains,... Learn More
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Rated 9.03/10

SO/ Bangkok

Design at SO centres around five elements. Water brings sophistication and calm, where dark tones accentuate the glittering lights of the Bangkok skyline, especially at night. Earth references wonder... Learn More
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Rated 9.45/10

Kimpton Maa Lai

Maa-lai refers to the traditional Thai flower garland given as a symbol of welcome, respect and good health. This Kimpton property is located in the Langsuan neighbourhood of Bangkok, convenient for... Learn More
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Rated 9.43/10

Halekulani Okinawa

Sister property to Halekulani in Hawaii, this luxe resort opened in 2019, bringing a little Pacific magic to Japan’s southernmost island group. All 360 rooms overlook the ocean and enjoy views of... Learn More
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Rated 8.93/10

Park Hyatt Niseko Hanazono

Hokkaido winter sports enthusiasts will delight in the convenience of this ski in-ski out hotel. The luxury resort opened in 2020 as the third Park Hyatt in Japan. Rooms and suites are... Learn More
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Rated 8.97/10

ANA InterContinental Beppu Resort & Spa

The 89 rooms at this lavish resort are contemporary in style, drawing inspiration from nature to achieve a look that is pure Japan. Guest will find traditional geta (wooden soled slippers) and bamboo... Learn More
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Rated 8.97/10

Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto

Located in Kyoto’s historic temple district, this breathtaking hotel is one of the best in the city. Each of the 123 rooms and suites is a stylish sanctuary showcasing Japanese design: dark... Learn More
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Rated 8.47/10

Westin Miyako

Royalty, rock stars and rakish actors have all stayed here. Yet understated elegance and traditional values have underpinned a stay at the Westin Miyako for over a century, no matter who you are.... Learn More
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Rated 9.17/10

Conrad

Owned by the Hilton group, the contemporary Conrad overlooks the Tokyo Shiodome, once a railway terminal but now a mixed-use, commercial and residential space. Occupying floors 28 to 37 of a tower... Learn More
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Rated 9.73/10

Domus Renier Boutique Hotel

This charming hotel takes its name from the Reniers, a family of Venetian nobles who once lived in the building. Located in the old town of Chania on what’s now the Greek island of Crete, this... Learn More
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Rated 8.83/10

Hyatt Regency Tashkent

One of the best hotels in the Uzbek capital, this beautiful hotel is well placed within walking distance of Tashkent’s Amir Timur Square. Uzbek art and design embellishes the standard Hyatt... Learn More
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Rated 9.75/10

41

Close to Buckingham Palace and St James’ park the 41 is in a relatively quiet part of London yet well connected to its many sights and attractions. 28 rooms and suites plus two apartments makes... Learn More
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Rated 9.20/10

The Gainsborough Bath Spa - YTL Classic Hotel

The Gainsborough Bath Spa was opened in the 1820s as a hospital and was later enlarged in Victorian times to create the two Grade II listed buildings that form the hotel today. This charming property... Learn More
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Rated 9.33/10

Chewton Glen Hotel

This charming property takes its name from a tree-lined ravine close to the hotel. It’s thought to have been built in 1732 but was restored and converted into a luxury hotel in 1962. These days the... Learn More
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Rated 9.07/10

Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire

Deep in the heart of England’s bucolic countryside – Hampshire to be precise – lies a Georgian manor house that’s now a Four Seasons hotel. This delightful property invokes times past, not... Learn More
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Rated 8.77/10

Riviera House

Overlooking the Dnipro River or Podil, rooms at the Riviera House make a good base for guests looking to be centrally located within the Ukrainian capital. Within easy reach of the city’s beautiful... Learn More
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Rated 9.47/10

Upper House

Occupying floors 18 to 25 of one of Gothenburg’s Gothia Towers, it’s worth booking the Upper House for the views alone. The panoramas over this port city are breathtaking, day and night. Views... Learn More
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Rated 9.17/10

Grand Hotel Stockholm

The Grand Hotel Stockholm was founded not by a Swede but by a Frenchman and there’s evidence of Gallic flair to this day. It opened in 1874 and has been one of the city’s most prestigious places... Learn More
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Rated 9.23/10

At Six

Brutalist modernity isn’t to everyone’s taste, but inside this Brunkebergstorg Square façade lies one of the hippest hotels in town. Blackened steel, beautiful real wood and polished granite... Learn More
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Rated 9.17/10

Kimpton - Blythswood Square Hotel

Once the home of the Royal Scottish Automobile Club, this delightful property sits in the heart of Glasgow city centre overlooking leafy Blythswood Square. There are 113 rooms and suites to choose... Learn More
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Rated 9.10/10

One Devonshire Gardens a Hotel Du Vin

One Devonshire Gardens is a favourite of the A-list celebrity crowd. Among those who have stayed here are George Clooney, Michael Jackson, Kylie Minogue, Britney Spears and Gwyneth Paltrow. Since... Learn More
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Rated 9.27/10

Old Course Hotel St Andrews

This award-winning golf resort and spa is a five-star luxury property that’s a fabulous base for those wishing to visit this part of Scotland. With 144 rooms and suites, it’s a sizeable property.... Learn More
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Rated 8.90/10

Kimpton

Eclectic, funky and colourful, this hotel has all the personality you’d expect from a member of the Kimpton group. Décor goes beyond the bland with props and accessories designed to help guests... Learn More
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Rated 9.27/10

The Balmoral Hotel

The Balmoral began its hospitality journey as the North British Station Hotel which served passengers alighting from trains at Edinburgh Waverley. Regulars referred to it as the NB. Eventually it was... Learn More
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Rated 9.05/10

The Bonham

The result of a successful renovation of three Edinburgh townhouses built in 1872, the Bonham is one of the city’s most beautiful hotels. Over the course of its history, the townhouses have been... Learn More
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Rated 9.17/10

Cascade Wellness Resort

Occupying a cliff top position in Ponta da Piedade on the outskirts of historic Lagos, this wellness resort is one of the most luxurious on the Algarve. The sights and smells of the world’s... Learn More
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Rated 9.10/10

Bela Vista Hotel & Spa - Relais & Chateaux

The Bela Vista in Portimão began life as the home of a wealthy local businessman but has been a luxury hotel since 1934. The funky styling of this beachfront property sets it apart from run of the... Learn More
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Rated 9.37/10

The Lake Resort

This five-star crowd pleaser is a stone’s throw from Falésia Beach on Portugal’s beautiful Algarve coast. Light and airy, the property achieves a seaside feel with a palette of soft blues and... Learn More
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Rated 9.17/10

Tivoli Palacio de Seteais - The Leading Hotels of the World

Covered by Sintra’s UNESCO listing, this exquisite luxury hotel began life in the late 18th century as a residence for the then Dutch consul. A few years later, the palace was sold and enlarged... Learn More
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Rated 9.20/10

Penha Longa Resort

Overlooking the verdant hills surrounding pretty Sintra, this fabulous resort is an escapist’s dream. 194 rooms make the most of those extraordinary views. However, it’s the resort’s leisure... Learn More
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Rated 9.43/10

Maison Albar Hotels Le Monumental Palace

Le Monumental Palace dates from 1923. In its heyday in the 1930s, the Monumental Café was the finest in Porto. It’s now been revived, and thanks to a clever renovation, the place is now home to 76... Learn More
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Rated 9.67/10

Hotel Emma

Repurposing an old brewery with a history stretching back over a century, the Emma is a welcome addition to San Antonio’s hotel scene. 146 rooms and 7 top floor suites are unconventional but work... Learn More
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Rated 9.43/10

Corpo Santo Lisbon Historical Hotel

The 75 rooms and suites of the Corpo Santo are streamlined and elegant. A palette of neutral beiges and browns is enlivened with the traditional azulejo tiles whose patterns can be seen across... Learn More
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Rated 9.60/10

Raffles Europejski Warsaw

The European, as its name translates, opened in 1857 as one of the most modern and luxurious hotels anywhere on the continent. You’ll find it on the city’s prestigious Royal Route. Like much of... Learn More
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Rated 9.30/10

Nobu Hotel Warsaw

The successful fusion of a historic Art Deco building with a cutting-edge new build created the exciting Nobu warsaw. Classic rooms and suites boast period details, but it’s the sleek lines of... Learn More
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Rated 9.50/10

Balthazar Design Hotel

Step through the door of this rather modest 19th century townhouse and you’re in for a big surprise. Jewel-bright soft furnishings, statement murals and bold design choices ensure this five star... Learn More
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Rated 9.40/10

Opus XVI

Bergen’s Opus XVI occupies the Banco Rotto, built for the city’s largest bank in 1876. Its brick façade and distinctive architecture makes this a well-known landmark. Architect Herman Schirmer... Learn More
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Rated 9.27/10

Hotel Bristol, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Warsaw

The Hotel Bristol has been a Warsaw landmark since it opened in 1901. Somehow, despite the devastation wrought by World War Two, it escaped unscathed, a symbol of hope surrounded by rubble. During... Learn More
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Rated 9.17/10

Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo

The belle-époque elegance of this Monte Carlo grande dame makes this a favourite with discerning travellers. Built between 1890 and 1896, Gustave Eiffel had a hand in its design – he’s... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.27/10

Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo

Monaco’s Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo opened in 1863 and has been wowing visitors to the principality ever since. Located beside the famous casino and offering views of the stunning harbour, this is... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Spa
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.53/10

Hotel PACAI

Housed in a mansion built for a noble in 1677, this regal property is now one of Vilnius’ best hotels. The architect responsible for its conversion has retained many of its historic features,... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Stylish
  • Upscale
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Rated 8.97/10

Grand Hotel Continental Siena - Starhotels Collezione

This gorgeous property is the only five-star option within Siena’s historic centre. Housed in a grand 17th century palazzo, sumptuous interiors hark back to its golden age. Impossibly high... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • City Center
  • Heritage
  • Stylish
  • Upper Upscale
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Rated 9.60/10

J.K. Place Roma - The Leading Hotels of the World

Part of the Leading Hotels of the World collection, the JK Place Roma is a classic and sophisticated townhouse property. If you’ve always wanted to live in Rome but never quite achieved la dolce... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • City Center
  • Contemporary
  • Luxury
  • Stylish
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Rated 9.47/10

Four Seasons Hotel Firenze

The Four Seasons’ Firenze property occupies a centuries-old palazzo. We love the hotel’s Giardino della Gherardesca, where you can wander through an 11-acre secret garden laid out in the 15th... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Retreat
  • Upscale
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Rated 9.13/10

San Clemente Palace Kempinski Venice

A member of the illustrious Leading Hotels of the World collection, the San Clemente Palace Kempinski occupies a private island in the heart of the Venice Lagoon. A private launch can shuttle you... Learn More
  • Heritage
  • Resort
  • Retreat
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.37/10

The Gritti Palace, A Luxury Collection Hotel

The Gritti Palace, now part of the Marriott portfolio, began life as a private residence, the home of the Doge Andrea Gritti who gave the place its name in 1525. In fact, the building predates him,... Learn More
  • Elegant
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.30/10

Park Hyatt Milano

Park Hyatts are always reliable for their quality and their service and the Milan Park Hyatt is no exception. Occupying a 19th century palazzo, the elegant interiors use travertine and marble to... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Elegant
  • Gastro
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
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Rated 9.20/10

Palazzo Parigi Hotel & Grand Spa - LHW

A member of the Leading Hotels of the World group, the Palazzo Parigi Hotel and Grand Spa is a standout property in the heart of Milan’s fashion district. Its 54 rooms and 41 suites have one thing... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Elegant
  • Luxury
  • Retreat
  • Spa
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Rated 9.03/10

Four Seasons Hotel Milano

Spread across three interconnecting buildings which began life as a 15th century monastery, the historic Four Seasons Milan is one of the city’s best hotels. Currently closed for renovations which... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Gastro
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Retreat
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Rated 9.43/10

Grand Hotel Tremezzo

In 1910, inspired by his own travels, wealthy Bellagio local Enea Gandola opened the Grand Hotel across the water in Tremezzo. The Belle Époque gem welcomed high society and rich starlets – Greta... Learn More
  • Elegant
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.30/10

Il Sereno Lago di Como

Though unmistakably 21st century from the outside, this contemporary hotel has a mid-century modern vibe in its sleek furnishings, with plenty of wood and accents of cream and blue which are nods to... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • Contemporary
  • Honeymoon
  • Stylish
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.13/10

Mandarin Oriental, Lago di Como

Until 2019, this luxurious hotel was the CastaDiva, the former home of opera singer Giuditta Pasta and the place where Vincenzo Bellini composed Norma, whose most famous aria gave the place its... Learn More
  • Heritage
  • Honeymoon
  • Luxury
  • Upper Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.10/10

Imperiale Palace Hotel

Convenient for Portofino in the little town of Santa Margherita, this hotel is one of the best in Liguria. Throughout its history this former noble residence has been associated with aristocrats,... Learn More
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Stylish
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.37/10

Belmond Hotel Splendido

Positano was never more fashionable than it was in the 1950s and 1960s when America’s moneyed elite made it their favourite stomping ground. And when Liz Taylor, Humphrey Bogart, Clark Gable and... Learn More
  • Heritage
  • Honeymoon
  • Luxury
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.20/10

Belmond Splendido Mare

The boutique baby sister to the Belmond Splendido is a showstopper in its own right. It opened in 1998, breathing new life into what had been an osteria. Situated on the quayside of Portofino’s... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • Heritage
  • Honeymoon
  • Luxury
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.37/10

Rittenhouse

Philadelphia boasts several high end hotels and the Rittenhouse is one of them. Privately owned, it’s only five storeys tall but backs a lot into a small package. Formerly a residential mansion, it... Learn More
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Rated 9.37/10

Halekulani

From humble beginnings, today’s magnificent beachfront property traces back a legacy lasting over a hundred years. Its name means “house befitting heaven” and from the first fishermen that... Learn More
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Rated 8.90/10

Barceló Mexico Reforma

This glittering tower block hotel on the famous Paseo de la Reforma is one of the Mexican capital’s best-appointed properties. With 505 rooms, it’s a significant size and caters for both business... Learn More
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Rated 9.37/10

St. Regis Mexico City

Overlooking the Paseo de la Reforma, one of Mexico City’s most magnificent boulevards, this city centre hotel is a convenient base for those wishing to explore the Mexican capital. It’s a 10... Learn More
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Rated 9.47/10

Banyan Tree Mayakoba

This five-star Banyan Tree property is as classy as you’d expect from this upscale chain. There are prominent Asian influences, such as in the modern pagoda and use of wood, but embellished with... Learn More
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Rated 9.47/10

Le Blanc Spa Resort Cancun Adults Only All-Inclusive

Located in a prime spot midway along the Zona Hotelera, this upscale property is the ultimate contemporary resort. Spacious and well-appointed rooms and suites overlook the water, with a choice of... Learn More
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Rated 9.40/10

Nizuc Resort & Spa

If you thought Cancun was only for Spring-breakers, think again. This sprawling resort at the southern tip of the Zona Hotelera is a beauty. Golf buggies make light of getting around, leaving guests... Learn More
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Rated 9.23/10

Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

Overlooking delightful Monterey Bay, guests might catch sight of the playful sea otters and dolphins who make their home in these waters. In fact, local sightseeing is a real treat, from Cannery Row,... Learn More
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Rated 9.50/10

Lapland Hotels Bulevardi

Part of the Lapland Hotels group, the Bulevardi brings a touch of the north to southerly Helsinki. The colours of nature and even antlers as wall art leave guests in no doubt as to the inspiration... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • City Center
  • Gastro
  • Luxury
  • Stylish
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Rated 9.37/10

Hotel Lilla Roberts

On the face of it, a former police station and disused electricity substation don’t seem to be ideal material from which to create a luxury hotel. In the hands of the team responsible for the Lilla... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • City Center
  • Gastro
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
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Rated 8.77/10

71 Nyhavn Hotel

This outstanding hotel occupies one of the most prestigious addresses in the Danish capital, Copenhagen. In the past this sheltered harbour buzzed with life as the centre of Baltic mercantile... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • City Center
  • Heritage
  • Scenic
  • Stylish
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Rated 9.37/10

Alcron Hotel Prague

Formerly part of the Radisson family, the Alcron recently became part of the Almanac hotel group. Built in 1932, it’s easy to see the Art Deco influences that shaped the architecture and style of... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Stylish
  • Upscale
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Rated 9.40/10

Palace Elisabeth, Hvar Heritage Hotel

Once a grand ducal palace stood in Hvar’s town square. It thrived throughout the time of the Venetian empire but eventually fell into wrack and ruin. What you see today was an elegant property... Learn More
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Scenic
  • Stylish
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.37/10

Hotel Bellevue Dubrovnik

Clinging to a cliff, Hotel Bellevue guests enjoy some of the best views in the region as they gaze out over the Dalmatian coast. This delightful boutique hotel was extensively refurbished in 2019 to... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • Scenic
  • Spa
  • Stylish
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.27/10

Hotel Excelsior

Follow in the footsteps of royalty with a stay at the charming Excelsior in the heart of Dubrovnik. Queen Elizabeth II has stayed here, as did Hollywood royalty when Elizabeth Taylor checked in. But... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Fancy
  • Gastro
  • Heritage
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.20/10

Rocco Forte Hotel Amigo

There’s a fascinating story behind how the Amigo got its name: after all, you could be forgiven for thinking that this hotel belongs in one of Spain’s fine cities rather than the Belgian capital.... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Elegant
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Stylish
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Rated 9.20/10

Hotel Dukes' Palace Brugge

Historic Bruges boasts many heritage properties but few are as successful as the Dukes Palace in making the transition to hospitality. The 110 rooms and suites, some with exposed beams and dazzling... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Retreat
  • Upscale
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Rated 9.20/10

Perry Lane Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Savannah

Southern hospitality is legendary and the Perry Lane makes a point of attentive and welcoming service that’s exactly what you’d expect. Spread across two buildings, the quirky décor is a delight... Learn More
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Rated 9.30/10

Pendry San Diego

The result of a $120 million investment in San Diego’s historic Gaslamp Quarter, the boutique Pendry is one of the most exciting hotels to open in San Diego in a long time. Its convenient downtown... Learn More
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Rated 9.53/10

Fairmont Grand Del Mar

The Fairmont Grand Del Mar is a sprawling golf and spa resort located north of the city. This extra space is used to great effect, not least to provide four heated pools. Inspired by the great... Learn More
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Rated 9.13/10

Archer Hotel Napa

Located in the heart of downtown Napa, the Archer is a beauty. This boutique property effortlessly taps into Wine Country chic with its viticulture-inspired design accents, such as a custom-made... Learn More
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Rated 9.20/10

The Fairmont Heritage Place Ghirardelli Square

To chocolate lovers the world over, the name Ghirardelli is synonymous with good taste. In that sense, the Fairmont is right at home, located in what used to be Ghirardelli’s chocolate factory... Learn More
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Rated 9.20/10

Four Seasons Hotel San Francisco at Embarcadero

This is the second Four Seasons property to open in San Francisco and after an extensive refurbishment it opened its doors in 2020. Occupying the top 11 floors of an office block on centrally-located... Learn More
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Rated 8.93/10

Taj Campton Place

This luxury boutique hotel has 101 rooms and 9 suites, many overlooking San Francisco’s famous Union Square. Unlike many US cities, downtown San Francisco is walkable; stay here and you can reach... Learn More
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Rated 9.27/10

JW Marriott Absheron Baku Hotel

Located on Freedom Square, this five-star property is convenient for Baku’s shopping, entertainment and business districts. 230 rooms and 7 spacious suites fill 23 floors with views across the city... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Skyscraper
  • Spa
  • Stylish
  • Upscale
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Rated 9.43/10

Four Seasons Hotel Baku

The refined Beaux-Arts architecture of the Four Seasons is in stark contrast to the steel and glass skyscrapers that have sprung up across the Baku skyline in recent years. It feels like it has stood... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Luxury
  • Spa
  • Upper Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.47/10

Hotel Sans Souci Wien

The Sans Souci is located in the Bohemian district of Spittelberg, handy for Vienna’s Museum Quarter and the trendy designer stores of the 7th district. But this urban retreat isn’t enticing... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • City Center
  • Elegant
  • Luxury
  • Retreat
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Rated 9.17/10

The Setai, Miami Beach

This is the second Four Seasons property to open in San Francisco and after an extensive refurbishment it opened its doors in 2020. Occupying the top 11 floors of an office block on centrally-located... Learn More
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Rated 8.97/10

1 Hotel South Beach

This luxury boutique hotel has 101 rooms and 9 suites, many overlooking San Francisco’s famous Union Square. Unlike many US cities, downtown San Francisco is walkable; stay here and you can reach... Learn More
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Rated 9.37/10

Acqualina Resort and Residences

The Setai is a South Beach beauty of two halves: the Tower building and the skilfully restored 1936 Art Deco building. Whether you’re gazing out of your Tower room’s floor-to-ceiling window at... Learn More
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Rated 9.00/10

Waldorf Astoria Orlando

If you have impatient children, this one’s for you: the Waldorf Astoria is the closest luxury hotel to the Disney parks. It’s a retreat from the usual hustle and bustle of Orlando and thanks to... Learn More
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Rated 9.50/10

Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort

This family friendly choice is ideal if no one wants to compromise. There are plenty of activities suitable for adults and children, such as beach volleyball, outdoor movie nights, a video gaming... Learn More
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Rated 9.60/10

The Spectator Hotel

A visit to historic Charlestown demands a hotel worthy of its charm and heritage. The Spectator is just the ticket, refined and elegant. Well situated where City Market meets the French Quarter, this... Learn More
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Rated 9.50/10

Four Seasons Hotel Seattle

Occupying 10 floors of a 21 storey tower block, this five-star property boasts 134 luxurious rooms and 13 even roomier suites close to the iconic Pike Place Market. The views from this wonderful... Learn More
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Rated 9.07/10

Casa del Mar

Santa Monica’s Casa del Mar dates back to the 1920s, when it opened as a $2 million beach club. In its heyday, it attracted a celebrity crowd of Hollywood actors and wealthy socialites; war and... Learn More
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Rated 9.60/10

The Roundtree, Amagansett

This brand new intimate boutique hotel occupies a centuries-old farmstead in the exclusive Hamptons. Fifteen rooms are spread throughout five lovingly restored cottages, one of which is more than 250... Learn More
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Rated 9.07/10

The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills

The London is a glitzy high-rise at the heart of West Hollywood, or WeHo as they like to call it. Forget the rooms for a minute, this place boasts a 110-seat screening room with plush seats and valet... Learn More
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Rated 9.20/10

The Beverly Hills Hotel - Dorchester Collection

Opened in 1912, the Beverly Hills Hotel predates development of that area of Los Angeles – it was marketed at those who wished to find themselves a property in the area. Today, it forms part of the... Learn More
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Rated 9.27/10

Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills

This delightfully chic Art Deco-inspired new build is one of the tallest hotels in Beverly Hills but also makes an architectural statement that only adds to the area’s reputation for glamour.... Learn More
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Rated 9.50/10

The Peninsula Beverly Hills

The award-winning Peninsula has been a favourite with the Hollywood elite for years. Rooms are classily styled and exude an air of sophisticated elegance. Book a villa for the ultimate in privacy;... Learn More
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Rated 9.10/10

The Palazzo at The Venetian

The Palazzo at the Venetian opening just over a decade ago was greatly anticipated and didn’t disappoint. Together with its sister hotels, it forms the second largest hotel in the world and the... Learn More
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Rated 9.43/10

Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas

The days of visitors coming to Las Vegas solely to gamble are long gone. Though the casinos retain an attraction, in recent years there’s been a surge in non-gaming properties, of which the Four... Learn More
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Rated 9.20/10

Wynn Las Vegas

This luxury resort and casino is one of the best hotels in Las Vegas. Located right on the famous Strip, this landmark building rose from the ashes of the Desert Inn hotel. When the room count is... Learn More
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Rated 9.40/10

The Dewberry Charleston

This beautifully renovated mid-century property overlooks Marion Square. From the moment you set eyes on its lime-washed façade to the minute you’re wished a safe journey by the staff as you check... Learn More
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Rated 9.37/10

Viceroy Chicago

The Viceroy successfully combines hospitality heritage with contemporary features, building a spectacular glass and steel skyscraper behind a 1920s façade. This uber-stylish property is glamorous... Learn More
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Rated 9.00/10

The Phoenician, a Luxury Collection Resort, Scottsdale

The Phoenician in Scottsdale forms part of Marriott’s Luxury Collection. The site was originally home to a private estate but its superb location, at the foot of Camelback Mountain and surrounded... Learn More
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Rated 9.77/10

The Langham Chicago

Some hotels can only be described as extraordinary and the Langham in Chicago is one of them. Occupying 12 floors of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s riverfront landmark, this beautiful skyscraper is as... Learn More
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Rated 9.30/10

Riggs Washington DC

Riggs began life as a bank and there’s a clue to its earlier history in the way you unlock the room as if opening a safety deposit box. But safety deposit boxes never looked this good, with bespoke... Learn More
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Rated 9.33/10

Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver

Styled in the same warm tones as your favourite morning latte, the delightful Shangri-La is one of Vancouver’s most luxurious hotels. It’s the city’s tallest tower and prides itself on... Learn More
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Rated 9.10/10

Baccarat Hotel and Residences New York

Baccarat advertises “private Parisian pied-à-terre living in the heart of New York City”. Luxurious and elegant, there’s certainly no shortage of Gallic flair in the design of this Midtown... Learn More
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Rated 8.75/10

The Plaza

Located beside Central Park at the intersection of 5th Avenue and West 59th Street no visitor can miss the fabled Plaza. Built over a century ago and famous as the star of the movie Home Alone 2:... Learn More
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Rated 8.90/10

The St Regis New York

John Jacob Astor began work on the St Regis in 1901; his great-grandfather had opened the very first New York hotel so hospitality was in his blood. The name comes from St Regis Lake, a popular haunt... Learn More
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Rated 9.27/10

The Langham, New York, Fifth Avenue

Midtown is one of the most convenient destinations for first time visitors to New York City. This Manhattan property is convenient for the city’s major sights such as the Rockefeller Center, Bryant... Learn More
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Rated 9.50/10

Crosby Street Hotel

Location is the essential ingredient to finding a hotel for your stay in New York. Getting your head down in the city that never sleeps requires thought, but at the Crosby Street Hotel they’ve done... Learn More
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Rated 9.13/10

Hôtel Birks Montréal

The opening of this hotel in 2018 brought the iconic Birks Building back to life. Enter the front doors and pass the famous jewellery store and brasserie to enter a breathtaking space which is... Learn More
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Rated 9.40/10

The Hazelton Hotel

The Hazleton Hotel stands in Toronto’s trendy Yorkville neighbourhood and is one of the top luxury boutique hotels in the city. 77 spacious rooms and suites were designed by Yabu Pushelberg and are... Learn More
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Rated 9.13/10

The Godfrey Hotel Boston

Two historic turn of the century properties were renovated and combined to form The Godfrey, a hip and trendy establishment aimed at a young clientele. Inside, it’s beautifully styled but eclectic,... Learn More
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Rated 9.37/10

Four Seasons Hotel Denver

This skyscraper hotel is well-placed to maximise the potential of those jaw-dropping views across the city to the Rocky Mountains beyond and can accurately be described as an urban retreat. Relax... Learn More
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Rated 9.07/10

Four Seasons Boston

Built on the site of the Boston Playboy Club in the 1980s, the Four Seasons’ red brick exterior doesn’t have the wow factor of others in this prestigious chain. But don’t let that put you off:... Learn More
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Rated 9.33/10

Hotel Cap Estel

Clinging to the rocky cliffs above the Mediterranean, the Cap Estel occupies a secluded peninsula location ideal for a break. From one of the most ravishing spots anywhere on the Côte d’Azur,... Learn More
  • Contemporary
  • Luxury
  • Retreat
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 8.77/10

Eugenia de Montijo, Autograph Collection

Formerly the residence of the Empress Eugenia de Montijo, this luxury hotel is now part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection. With just 40 rooms, this boutique property is as intimate as it is... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Stylish
  • Upscale
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Rated 9.63/10

Hotel Schloss Mönchstein

This idyllic property sits in parkland, perched on a hill overlooking the rooftops and church spires of Salzburg. From its large terrace and infinity pool, the views of the city and the Salzach River... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Heritage
  • Scenic
  • Stylish
  • Upscale
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Rated 9.40/10

The Merchant Hotel

As a hotel, the Merchant House in Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter is a triumph. From its Italianate façade to the sumptuous interiors, it manages to be beautifully ornate without ever spilling over... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Stylish
  • Upscale
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Rated 9.57/10

The Merrion Hotel

The Merrion was skilfully created out of a row of four Georgian townhouses in the heart of Dublin. Located close to the city’s government buildings, they were built in the 1760s and their original... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Elegant
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Spa
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Rated 9.60/10

Relais & Châteaux Bülow Palais

The Bülow Palais can trace its history back to 1730 and rebuilt after World War Two, earned a place in the Relais & Chateaux association on account of its exceptional offering. This is a... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Elegant
  • Gastro
  • Independent
  • Luxury
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Rated 9.07/10

The Slaak Rotterdam, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel

The unassuming façade of the Slaak was actually declared a national monument: built in 1954, it originally housed a newspaper called the Het Vrije Volk (The Free People). Before that, it was housed... Learn More
  • Architecture
  • City Center
  • Contemporary
  • Heritage
  • Stylish
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Rated 9.20/10

Conservatorium Hotel

This centrally-located property, once a bank, is convenient for those wishing to maximise sightseeing, but there are plenty of reasons to stay in as well. Historical architecture and modish design... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Contemporary
  • Elegant
  • Luxury
  • Stylish
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Rated 8.83/10

Ritz-Carlton Moscow

This centrally located hotel on the famous Tverskaya Street close to Red Square is a smart choice for travellers wishing to be at the heart of Moscow. Spacious and stylish rooms and suites are... Learn More
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Rated 9.40/10

Four Seasons Moscow

The Four Seasons Moscow is one of the city’s top five-star hotels. Exuding glamour and luxury, this property was designed with the discerning traveller in mind and offers a wide range of facilities... Learn More
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Rated 9.37/10

Lotte Hotel Moscow - The Leading Hotels of the World

This skyscraper hotel boasts spacious accommodation, particularly for guests who splurge on the Royal Suite on the 10th floor. Rooms are fitted with a control panel which enables guests to control... Learn More
  • Contemporary
  • Elegant
  • Skyscraper
  • Spa
  • Stylish
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Rated 9.17/10

Hyatt Regency Moscow Petrovsky Park

The Hyatt Regency is a contemporary hotel boasting high-specced rooms with flat screen television, air conditioning, minibar and well-equipped bathroom. Some have a living room with comfortable... Learn More
  • Contemporary
  • Elegant
  • Luxury
  • Skyscraper
  • Upscale
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Rated 9.53/10

Lotte Hotel St. Petersburg – The Leading Hotels of the World

St Petersburg is nicknamed the Venice of the North and it’s only appropriate that the hotel you choose should be next to the water. The Lotte occupies a quiet spot beside the Moyka River, housed in... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Elegant
  • Heritage
  • Stylish
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.17/10

Rocco Forte Astoria Hotel

Commissioned in 1910 by a British-based hotel company which owned the land, this lavish property was designed by a Swedish-Russian architect and constructed by Germans. It opened in 1912 and was an... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Elegant
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Upscale
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Rated 9.07/10

ME Milan Il Duca

This assured member of the Melia group of hotels is an aspirational choice for those looking for a base in the Italian fashion hub of Milan. Stylish and design-oriented, it’s contemporary,... Learn More
  • Contemporary
  • Luxury
  • Nightlife
  • Skyscraper
  • Swanky
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Rated 9.57/10

Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam

Six canalside mansions retaining many of their 17th and 18th century features have been combined to form this elegant five star hotel. It fronts onto the Herengracht canal and is within easy reach of... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Elegant
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.60/10

Hotel TwentySeven - Small Luxury Hotels of the World

Bold décor makes a statement in this all-suite hotel located above Amsterdam’s Royal Industrial Club. The city centre location is convenient and the hotel is well connected by tram to the central... Learn More
  • All-suite
  • Boutique
  • City Center
  • Luxury
  • Stylish
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Rated 9.00/10

Maestral Resort & Casino

Nestled around Pržno Bay, this upscale beachfront property is squarely aimed at the leisure traveller. Several swimming pools and a private sandy beach ensure that guests can cool off under the warm... Learn More
  • Casino
  • Contemporary
  • Luxury
  • Resort
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.13/10

The Chedi Luštica Bay

A famous Montenegrin saying, “Samo Polako”, translates to slow down and live in the moment and the Chedi Luštica Bay embraces this philosophy. A series of switchbacks drops down from the main... Learn More
  • Luxury
  • Resort
  • Spa
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.20/10

Regent Porto Montenegro

This grand property channels Venetian influences. It overlooks Boka Bay and enjoys views of the striking Montenegrin mountains. Gourmet cuisine and a well-appointed spa complete the offering. Rooms... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Resort
  • Spa
  • Stylish
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.37/10

Nolinski Paris

From the moment you step into the opulent lobby and set eyes on the Nolinski’s Carrara marble reception desk, you know you’re in for a treat. Handy for the Louvre and the gardens of the Palais... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • City Center
  • Elegant
  • Luxury
  • Upscale
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Rated 8.03/10

Maison Albar Hotels - Le Vendome

Behind a historic façade dating from the 1880s, interior designer Fabien Roque has created modern and luxurious rooms in this 9th arrondissement boutique hotel. This was once the Lyon d'Or, a hotel,... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • City Center
  • Luxury
  • Retreat
  • Stylish
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Rated 9.27/10

The Dylan Amsterdam

The Dylan was originally a 17th century theatre in which Vivaldi once conducted the orchestra. After a devastating fire in 1772, the only feature to survive is the main entrance gate. However, this... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • City Center
  • Contemporary
  • Heritage
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.17/10

Astoria Resort

This superior five-star hotel occupies a position on the outskirts of the popular resort of Seefeld yet is close enough to walk to the centre. This charming property has a history spanning almost a... Learn More
  • Retreat
  • Scenic
  • Spa
  • Upscale
  • Wellness
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Rated 9.57/10

Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol GmbH

The Interalpen Hotel is situated 1985 feet above sea level in the heart of the Austrian Tyrol. The resort town of Seefeld is within easy reach. This five-star property makes the most of its... Learn More
  • Retreat
  • Scenic
  • Ski Resort
  • Upscale
  • Wellness
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Rated 9.07/10

The Westbury Hotel

There’s a grandeur and sophistication about the Westbury, Dublin, which harks back to yesteryear. Part of the Doyle Collection, its carefully curated interiors are stylish and elegant. A €2... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Elegant
  • Luxury
  • Stylish
  • Upscale
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Rated 9.43/10

The Retreat at Blue Lagoon

Iceland’s Blue Lagoon geothermal baths and spa has long been a visitor favourite. Now, it’s possible to stay there too. 62 suites over two floors offer what’s arguably the best view in the... Learn More
  • Contemporary
  • Luxury
  • Retreat
  • Scenic
  • Upper Upscale
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Rated 8.80/10

Hotel Borg

Officially, the Hotel Borg, now part of the Kea Hotels chain, has only four stars. But don’t be put off: these are Icelandic stars and standards are high. This property is a real treat. Rooms are... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Stylish
  • Upscale
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Rated 9.30/10

Corinthia Budapest

Graceful and elegant, this grand dame opened in 1896, though it’s a relatively recent addition to the Corinthia collection. Located on the Grand Boulevard, it’s easily accessed from anywhere in... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Elegant
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Stylish
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Rated 9.67/10

Aria Hotel Budapest by Library Hotel Collection

Located close to St Stephen’s Church, Budapest’s Aria hotel is one of the Hungarian capital’s top boutique hotels. It successfully marries the ambience of a grand palace with the comfort of a... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • City Center
  • Contemporary
  • Funky
  • Stylish
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Rated 9.13/10

Jumeirah Frankfurt

This deluxe tower hotel occupies 28 floors; the views of the city and Taunus Mountains beyond from its rooms, suites and shared areas are divine. Sunsets are particularly special – grab a drink and... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Contemporary
  • Luxury
  • Skyscraper
  • Upscale
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Rated 9.33/10

Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel

The location scouts working on the Absolutely Fabulous movie knew what they were doing when they selected this hotel for a film shoot. After all, go back far enough in the Grand-Hôtel’s guest book... Learn More
  • Elegant
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Spa
  • Upper Upscale
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Rated 9.20/10

Hôtel de Paris Saint-Tropez

A celeb haunt from the get-go, the Hôtel de Paris has been a Saint-Tropez institution since the 1930s. Among the famous names to have spent time here arte Clark Gable and Jean-Paul Sartre; painter... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Elegant
  • Heritage
  • Stylish
  • Upscale
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Rated 9.45/10

Grand Powers Hotel

A prestigious address in the Golden Triangle of the 8e arrondissement assures the Grand Powers of a position on the Paris hotel A-list. Opened in 1920, it occupies a 19th century mansion building... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • Elegant
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Stylish
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Rated 9.60/10

BEYOND by Geisel

Geisel have a number of properties in Munich and the Beyond is designed to feel like a home from home, only better. Its restaurant, for instance, has an open kitchen; just as you might pull up a... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • City Center
  • Luxury
  • Retreat
  • Stylish
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Rated 9.20/10

Sezz Saint-Tropez

Sezz Saint-Tropez is a couple of miles outside Saint Tropez but the reward for this less than central location is a luxurious retreat that provides a haven from the stress of the city. Of course, it... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • Contemporary
  • Luxury
  • Retreat
  • Stylish
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Rated 9.30/10

Château de la Messardière

This heritage hotel was created out of a ruin in 1889 and has been one of Saint Tropez’ most beautiful buildings ever since. From its hilltop position it oversees the vineyards that surround this... Learn More
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Scenic
  • Spa
  • Upscale
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Rated 8.93/10

La Cour des Consuls Hotel and Spa Toulouse - Mgallery

Managed by the Accor chain as one of its M Gallery by Sofitel hotels, this five-star property is one of Toulouse’s finest. Located in the old town, the building began life as an 18th century family... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Stylish
  • Upscale
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Rated 8.67/10

Grand Hôtel Thalasso & Spa

The resort of Saint Jean-de-Luz in the French Basque Country was once a port which made its money on whaling and fishing for cod. But then came Napoleon III and Eugénie whose patronage bestowed on... Learn More
  • Elegant
  • Luxury
  • Spa
  • Stylish
  • Upscale
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Rated 8.83/10

Le Regina Biarritz Hotel & Spa MGallery Hotel Collection

Located at the northern tip of the Grand Plage close to the iconic lighthouse, Le Regina is one of the top hotels in Biarritz. It’s not as central as some Biarritz hotels, but the tranquility and... Learn More
  • Elegant
  • Golf Resort
  • Heritage
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.17/10

Hotel du Palais Biarritz - in the Unbound Collection by Hyatt

This imposing hotel on the cliff top overlooking Biarritz’ Grand Plage was built in 1854 for Napoleon III and Empress Eugénie de Montijo, the only such property on France’s Atlantic coast. As... Learn More
  • Elegant
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Stylish
  • Waterfront
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Rated 8.93/10

Hotel Martinez - in the Unbound Collection by Hyatt

Part of the Unbound Collection by Hyatt, the Martinez is one of Cannes’ premier hotels. This stylish property epitomises the glamour of the South of France. Dine at the hotel’s Michelin-starred... Learn More
  • Elegant
  • Gastro
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 8.77/10

La Chèvre d'Or

The Château de la Chèvre d’Or translates as the castle of the golden goat and this five-star hilltop property is every bit as glamorous as the name suggests. Its lofty location overlooking the... Learn More
  • Elegant
  • Retreat
  • Stylish
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 8.45/10

Hotel Negresco

The Negresco commands an enviable position on the famous Promenade des Anglais. It was the brainchild of Romanian Alexandru Negrescu who commissioned architect Édouard-Jean Niermans to design a... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Fancy
  • Heritage
  • Upper Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.47/10

Villa Saint-Ange

Villa Saint-Ange is the embodiment of Gallic chic. Sophisticated and elegant, its 34 rooms and suites boast silk drapes, parquet floors and screens that bring a flavour of the Orient to the mix. The... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • City Center
  • Independent
  • Luxury
  • Retreat
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Rated 9.45/10

Villa Maïa

Hotels that choose to be a little removed from the action need one thing: an amazing view. Located on the top of Fourvière Hill overlooking the city of Lyon, the Villa Maia does just that. That’s... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • Contemporary
  • Luxury
  • Scenic
  • Upscale
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Rated 9.10/10

InterContinental Lyon - Hotel Dieu

It’s always very special when a neglected heritage property gets a new lease of life, and particularly when that new era signals its rebirth as a luxury hotel. That was indeed the case when the... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Heritage
  • Stylish
  • Upper Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 8.63/10

Waldorf Astoria Versailles - Trianon Palace

You could be forgiven for thinking that the Waldorf Astoria’s Trianon Palace has been a part of the Versailles landscape for far longer than it actually has. Architect René Sergent paid a great... Learn More
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Retreat
  • Scenic
  • Upscale
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Rated 9.27/10

Hotel Alfonso XIII - A Luxury Collection Hotel

Conceived as a base for the 1929 Ibero-American Exhibition, from the get-go this sumptuous hotel was designed to be the best in the business. Created in Mudejar style with a nod to the Moorish... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Stylish
  • Upscale
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Rated 9.27/10

Hospes Palacio del Bailio

Located in the heart of Cordoba’s old town, the city’s historic sites such as the famous Mezquita are located a stone’s throw from the hotel. Rooms in this stylish hotel are elegant and... Learn More
  • Architecture
  • City Center
  • Contemporary
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
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Rated 9.63/10

Hotel The Serras

Overlooking the marina and located in the trendy Gothic Quarter, Las Serras occupies one of the most prestigious addresses in Barcelona. The hotel’s terrace is delightful; its cocktail bar, pool... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Contemporary
  • Luxury
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.33/10

El Palace Barcelona

A member of the Leading Hotels of the World, the El Palace is one of Barcelona’s top hotels. Located in the upscale Eixample District, this heritage property dates from 1919 and retains many of its... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Spa
  • Upscale
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Rated 9.53/10

Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian

Trade a pool for history at this, one of San Sebastian’s grandest hotels. When the hotel was built in 1912 overlooking the city’s River Urumea, San Sebastian was already well established as a... Learn More
  • Gastro
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.13/10

Cavo Tagoo Santorini

It takes a special property to be able to hold its own against the drama of that caldera backdrop and the Cavo Tagoo is one of those places. This all-suite hotel is a contemporary gem, with clean... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • Contemporary
  • Luxury
  • Stylish
  • Waterfront
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Rated 8.70/10

Soneva Jani

Sister property Soneva Fushi was the pioneer of barefoot luxury. It made its name on the no shoes, no news philosophy. Judging by the high proportion of repeat guests, it was – and is – a smart... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • Honeymoon
  • Resort
  • Upper Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.40/10

Akelarre - Relais & Châteaux

Clinging to the cliff overlooking the sea, this contemporary property is all about the wow-factor. Grey stone, beautiful natural wood, brass accents and the breathtaking Corten steel spiral staircase... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • Contemporary
  • Gastro
  • Luxury
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.47/10

VP Plaza España Design

A magnet for fashionistas and social media influencers, this is a hotel with a smart address and an even smarter dress code. The five-star VP Plaza España boasts 214 rooms spread over 17 floors.... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Contemporary
  • Luxury
  • Nightlife
  • Skyscraper
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Rated 9.65/10

Bellevue On The Beach Suites

Bellevue on the Beach is an all-suite property that’s split between the main building and a restored windmill. Overlooking the ocean, many of the best views from the property involve water.... Learn More
  • Beach
  • Contemporary
  • Stylish
  • Suite
  • Waterfront
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Rated 8.87/10

Katikies Garden Santorini - The Leading Hotels Of The World

Occupying a space which was once a monastery, this deluxe boutique hotel is one of the most charming in Fira, Santorini’s largest town. Monastic arches and pebbled floors offer a clue into what the... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • City Center
  • Luxury
  • Scenic
  • Stylish
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Rated 9.63/10

Mykonos Grand Hotel & Resort

A member of the Small Leading Hotels of the World, the Mykonos Grand is a beachfront property in Ayios Yiannis. The strip of sand in front of the hotel is dubbed Shirley Valentine Beach after the... Learn More
  • Beach
  • Independent
  • Resort
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.17/10

Summer Senses Luxury Resort

This sprawling low rise resort is one of the most luxurious on the Greek island of Paros. The sea is a two-minute walk away, but the sunrise over the hills anchors this delightful property to the... Learn More
  • Contemporary
  • Luxury
  • Resort
  • Stylish
  • Upscale
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Rated 9.57/10

Ikos Dassia

Located on the charming island of Corfu, the Ikos Dassia is surrounded by fragrant woodland and overlooks the Dassia Bay and the glittering waters of the Ionian Sea. Guests can enjoy a 400 metre long... Learn More
  • Beach
  • Contemporary
  • Elegant
  • Gastro
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.50/10

Nana Princess Suites Villas & Spa

Partially clad in dark stone which accentuates the smooth white walls, there’s no doubt this low-rise Cretan hotel is a beauty. Suites are contemporary in design, with huge glass doors which open... Learn More
  • Contemporary
  • Resort
  • Suite
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 8.90/10

Domes Zeen, a Luxury Collection Resort, Chania

If you forget where you are for a moment, you might think you’re in a remote safari lodge in East Africa rather than on the north-western coast of the island of Crete. The designers behind Domes... Learn More
  • Contemporary
  • Luxury
  • Retreat
  • Stylish
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.40/10

Blue Palace, a Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Crete

The Blue Palace is part of Marriott’s prestigious Luxury Collection. Located on the island of Crete, this upscale spa resort sprawls across a 143 acre site. Travertine floors and stone walls blend... Learn More
  • Contemporary
  • Luxury
  • Resort
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 8.93/10

Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens

The fragrant scent of pine lingers on the air surrounding this beautiful five-star hotel on the Athens Riviera, born in 1960 but part of the Four Seasons chain since 2019. Its 303 rooms, suites,... Learn More
  • Elegant
  • Luxury
  • Retreat
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.47/10

Somewhere Vouliagmeni

The upscale coastal suburb of Vouliagmeni is the home to this delightful Athens hotel. As well as breathtaking sea views, the hotel is convenient for nearby bars and restaurants. This boutique hotel... Learn More
  • Contemporary
  • Luxury
  • Retreat
  • Stylish
  • Waterfront
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Rated 8.87/10

The Hotel Lucerne, Autograph Collection

Any property that calls itself The Hotel is assured and confident, and this Marriott in the heart of the Swiss city of Lucerne is no exception. It’s the work of acclaimed French architect Jean... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • City Center
  • Nightlife
  • Stylish
  • Swanky
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Rated 9.17/10

Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern

Book a stay at the Schweizerhof and you’re following in the footsteps of some illustrious past guests, not least Mark Twain, BB King, Richard Wagner, Leo Tolstoy and Ludwig II of Bavaria. It’s... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 8.87/10

Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues Geneva

The Four Seasons was Geneva’s first hotel when it opened its doors in 1834. Since then, this lakefront beauty has been the choice of the world’s most discerning travellers. From the marble floors... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Elegant
  • Heritage
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.0/10

Hotel Beau Rivage Geneva

The family-owned Beau-Rivage has been an anchor to the Geneva hotel scene since its inception in 1865. Early in its history, the hotel played a pivotal role in world events – the declaration... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Elegant
  • Heritage
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.40/10

Grand Hotel Zermatterhof

If it wasn’t for a forward-thinking vicar, the Grand Hotel Zermatterhof wouldn’t be the institution that it is today. He convinced local burghers to translate his vision of a luxurious hotel into... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Spa
  • Stylish
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Rated 9.70/10

The Omnia

The Swiss mountain lodge was reinvented for the modern traveller by the late New York architect Ali Tayar and in Omnia, it never looked better. Sleek and contemporary, its glass and larch wood... Learn More
  • Contemporary
  • Luxury
  • Retreat
  • Spa
  • Stylish
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Rated 9.30/10

Hotel Schweizerhof Bern & THE SPA

The Schweizerhof Bern opened in 1857 as the Hotel Fetzer but was renamed just two years later when it changed ownership. Today the property is Qatari-owned but has retained that same luxury ethos and... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Gastro
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Stylish
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Rated 9.10/10

Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola

This member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World boasts a dreamy location on the shore of Lake Lugano. Before it was a hotel, the property was the home of a noble Russian family, and it’s not hard... Learn More
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Spa
  • Stylish
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.27/10

The View Lugano

This wonderful all-suite hotel overlooks Lake Lugano. Contemporary in design, no expense has been spared to create a hotel that’s of the highest quality. Teak finishes and private balconies give... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • Contemporary
  • Spa
  • Suite
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.17/10

Grand Hotel LES TROIS ROIS

Founded in 1681 and reimagined as a hotel in 1844, the Grand Hotel is one of the oldest hotels not only in Switzerland but in the whole of Europe. It was a favourite of James Joyce, Pablo Picasso and... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Heritage
  • Luxury
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.80/10

JOALI

JOALI’s 73 villas and residences grace Muravandhoo Island on Raa Atoll in the north of the Maldives. To reach them, guests have a choice between a 40 minute seaplane ride from Male Airport or, for... Learn More
  • Architecture
  • Luxury
  • Stylish
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.63/10

Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa

This upmarket offering is as reliably impressive as any in the Four Seasons portfolio. Kuda Huraa boasts a stunning lagoon, flower gardens, a private spa island reached by traditional dhoni and of... Learn More
  • Contemporary
  • Elegant
  • Luxury
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.13/10

Annabelle Paphos

The Annabelle is a Paphos institution. Opened by Alecos Michaelides, it’s part of the Thanos hotels and Resorts group. A few years ago it was extensively refurbished and today’s hotel has a... Learn More
  • Contemporary
  • Family Friendly
  • Luxury
  • Resort
  • Wellness
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Rated 9.20/10

Amara - Sea Your Only View

The Amara’s name is inspired by the Greek word for “everlasting” and those that work there make every effort to ensure that the memories made will stay with guests for a lifetime. The five star... Learn More
  • Honeymoon
  • Luxury
  • Resort
  • Stylish
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.20/10

Tarcin Forest Resort and Spa MGallery by Sofitel

The hotels in Sofitel’s MGallery collection can always be relied upon to be something special and this new offering is no exception. Midway between the Bosnian capital Sarajevo and the Olympic... Learn More
  • Architecture
  • Boutique
  • Luxury
  • Spa
  • Wellness
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Rated 8.70/10

Sofitel Rabat Jardin des Roses

Sofitel’s Jardin des Roses property is one of the finest in Rabat’s leafy capital. This deluxe offering blends French hospitality and style with Moroccan charm to create an exceptional hotel. 229... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Elegant
  • Luxury
  • Stylish
  • Upscale
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Rated 8.93/10

Constance Ephelia

Hidden up at the quieter northern tip of Mahé island, this desirable property is the epitome of luxury accommodation. The location’s just about unbeatable, with two picture-perfect beaches,... Learn More
  • Honeymoon
  • Luxury
  • Resort
  • Retreat
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.13/10

Raffles Praslin Seychelles

Opened in 2011, this was the first Raffles resort; since then it has won many awards and garnered an enviable reputation. Located on Praslin, the Seychellois island famed for the unique coco de mer,... Learn More
  • Luxury
  • Resort
  • Spa
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.30/10

Four Seasons Seychelles

For over a decade, the luxurious villas and residences of the Four Seasons have graced the hillside overlooking Petite Anse bay on the Seychellois island of Mahé. As with anywhere in the country,... Learn More
  • Luxury
  • Resort
  • Retreat
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.30/10

Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay

This breathtaking hotel makes a bold architectural statement with its gleaming design centred on a small but private island. As your taxi heads across the bridge you enter a world of high end... Learn More
  • Contemporary
  • Family Friendly
  • Resort
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.13/10

Ritz-Carlton

If you’ve set your sights on a Gulf retreat, the Ritz Carlton in Manama, the capital of Bahrain, is a smart choice. Located in the district of Seef, the resort sits on a stunning sandy beach... Learn More
  • Contemporary
  • Family Friendly
  • Luxury
  • Resort
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.0/10

Baraza Resort and Spa Zanzibar

This exceptional hotel boasts only 30 villas and as such has an intimate feel. Opulent, luxurious interiors blend heritage touches with contemporary style to create spaces which are a feast for the... Learn More
  • All-Inclusive
  • Boutique
  • Spa
  • Stylish
  • Upscale
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Rated 8.8/10

Ascott Marunouchi Tokyo

Located in the center of Tokyo, Ascott Marunouchi Tokyo is 801 m from Tokyo Station. Elegantly furnished rooms located on the upper floors boast city views. Free WiFi is featured throughout the... Learn More
  • Architecture
  • City Center
  • Upscale
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Rated 9.5/10

Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa

Nestled against the dramatic backdrop of rugged mountains and pristine waters of the Gulf of Oman, Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa consists of two hotels, Al Bandar and Al Waha. All guests... Learn More
  • Beach
  • Eco
  • Family Friendly
  • Resort
  • Spa
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Rated 9.1/10

The Thousand Kyoto

Located in Kyoto, a 14-minute walk from Sanjusangen-do Temple, The Thousand Kyoto has accommodations with a bar and private parking. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Luxury
  • Posh
  • Upscale
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Rated 9.33/10

Park Hyatt Zanzibar

Some travellers make the mistake of ruling out a stay in characterful Stone Town, heading instead to the beach resorts of the coast. But choosing a city hotel doesn’t have to mean you forfeit... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • City Center
  • Luxury
  • Stylish
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.4/10

Zuri Zanzibar

"In Swahili, the word “zuri” means beautiful, and it’s an apt choice for this delightful hotel set right on the beach. Zuri Zanzibar is located in Kendwa village, on the north western tip of... Learn More
  • Beach
  • Family Friendly
  • Resort
  • Swanky
  • Wellbeing
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Rated 8.9/10

The Residence Zanzibar

This swanky resort boasts 66 villas scattered across an 80 acre site. Each benefits from views of the ocean or the lush tropical gardens and has its own private pool. A mile-long beach formed of... Learn More
  • Contemporary
  • Elegant
  • Honeymoon
  • Luxury
  • Wellness
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Rated 9.3/10

Jumeirah Mina A'Salam

Part of the Madinat Jumeirah complex, the Mina A’Salam has a boutique feel in spite of its size. The 292 rooms and suites of this beachfront property are sumptuously furnished in an Arabian style... Learn More
  • Family Friendly
  • Luxury
  • Resort
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9/10

InterContinental Fujairah Resort

Perched on the shores of the Gulf of Oman, the InterContinental nestles between the extraordinary beauty of Al Aqah Beach and the majestic Hajjar Mountains. This sprawling resort occupies a 69 acre... Learn More
  • Contemporary
  • Family Friendly
  • Luxury
  • Resort
  • Waterfront
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Rated 8.9/10

Jumeirah Saadiyat

This superior class retreat on Saadiyat Island is simply delightful. Rooms and suites overlook pretty gardens or boast sublime sea views, while décor soothes and calms. Overall there’s a light and... Learn More
  • Contemporary
  • Resort
  • Retreat
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.2/10

The Oberoi Beach Resort

This outstanding beachfront resort seeks to maximise guest comfort without compromising on aesthetics. Sophisticated contemporary architecture maximises wide open spaces without losing the feeling of... Learn More
  • Contemporary
  • Luxury
  • Retreat
  • Upper Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.3/10

The St. Regis Istanbul

This curvaceous five-star beauty can be found in Istanbul’s prestigious Nisantasi district. Owned by Marriott, this fabulous hotel offers guests the signature St Regis butler service for the... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Elegant
  • Gastro
  • Luxury
  • Upper Upscale
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Rated 9.2/10

Waldorf Astoria Dubai International Financial Centre

Occupying the 18th to 55th floors of the Burj Daman building, the Waldorf Astoria International Financial Centre is one of the most breathtaking hotels in Dubai. Interiors channel a mid-century... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Contemporary
  • Luxury
  • Skyscraper
  • Upper Upscale
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Rated 9.3/10

Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah

The Waldorf Astoria is an opulent, sophisticated choice which is guaranteed to please the discerning traveller. Extravagant details such as its golden domes and fancy arches mark this property as... Learn More
  • Luxury
  • Resort
  • Stylish
  • Upper Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.3/10

Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island

This chic, modern hotel commands a prestigious spot on Al Maryah Island. But it’s not only the property’s exterior that has the wow factor. From the moment you arrive, the emphasis is on quality.... Learn More
  • Contemporary
  • Elegant
  • Luxury
  • Skyscraper
  • Stylish
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Rated 9.4/10

Jumeirah Dar Al Masyaf

The Dar Al Masyaf is the most exclusive of the Madinat Jumeirah properties. With just 29 summerhouses, each containing between 9 and 11 rooms and suites, the feel is of an intimate boutique hotel.... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • Elegant
  • Luxury
  • Stylish
  • Upper Upscale
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Rated 9.1/10

Allium Villas Resort Bodrum

Billing itself as the perfect hideaway, this luxury resort in the Turkish resort of Bodrum is sure to be a hit with more discerning travellers. 9 villas, each housing between 4 and 8 rooms and... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • Contemporary
  • Luxury
  • Resort
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.1/10

Akra Hotel

This sprawling resort is one of Antalya’s best. It sits on a cliff top overlooking the sea with access to the water via steps and sandy beaches just a short drive away. Rooms and suites are spread... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Contemporary
  • Resort
  • Stylish
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.6/10

Alila Jabal Akhdar

Located in Oman’s rugged mountainous interior, the Alila Jabal Akhdar takes its design cues from its surroundings. Rustic stone and wood accents accentuate a neutral colour palette to create... Learn More
  • Contemporary
  • Retreat
  • Scenic
  • Stylish
  • Upscale
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Rated 9.2/10

Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara

This refined and stylish property, part of the Anantara group, sits beside the ocean on the outskirts of Salalah. Flanked by a freshwater lagoon and a private beach, it’s the only pool villa resort... Learn More
  • Luxury
  • Resort
  • Retreat
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.1/10

The Chedi Muscat

The Chedi has always been a trend setter. Effortlessly stylish, the fusion of Asian Zen and Arabian flair is a design dream. This 21 acre oasis more than holds its own against a stunning backdrop of... Learn More
  • Contemporary
  • Elegant
  • Retreat
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.5/10

Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul Bosphorus

Occupying a premium location on the banks of the Bosphorus, in a past life this Four Seasons hotel was an Ottoman Palace. This is Turkish hospitality at its most glamorous, a hotel which knows a... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Elegant
  • Heritage
  • Upper Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 9.7/10

Royal Mansour

This exceptional property is only a short stroll away from the famous Djemaa el-Fna square and the Koutoubia minaret, yet its secluded location set back from the road makes it a tranquil oasis in the... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Luxury
  • Retreat
  • Swanky
  • Upper Upscale
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Rated 9/10

Heure Bleue Palais - Relais & Châteaux

The Heure Bleue Palais began life over two centuries ago as the lavish home of the pasha Caïd Mbark Saidi. He had it built on the ruins of an ancient fondouk, or roadside inn. Ownership passed to a... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • Heritage
  • Retreat
  • Riad
  • Upper Upscale
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Rated 8.9/10

Four Seasons

The Four Seasons Casablanca capitalises on its oceanfront location. This beachfront property offers guests stunning sea views; its U-shaped layout frames a delightful pool. The design successfully... Learn More
  • Elegant
  • Resort
  • Stylish
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
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Rated 8.7/10

Mandarin Oriental

Built in 2015, the Mandarin Oriental Marrakesh nestles within a beautiful 20 hectare site boasting a backdrop of the Atlas Mountains. Olive groves and landscaped gardens brimming with fragrant... Learn More
  • Contemporary
  • Golf Resort
  • Suite
  • Swanky
  • Upper Upscale
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Rated 8.8/10

Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea

Kempinski have made a name for themselves as a luxury accommodation provider where contemporary chic and timeless elegance go hand in hand. Their Dead Sea property is located on the shore of the... Learn More
  • Resort
  • Spa
  • Upscale
  • Waterfront
  • Wellness
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Rated 9.3/10

Fairmont Amman

The only thing that matches the grandeur of the Fairmont Amman is Amman itself. Guests staying at this luxurious five star hotel are treated to breathtaking views across the whole of the city and the... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Elegant
  • Luxury
  • Stylish
  • Upscale
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Rated 9.4/10

Hilton Luxor Resort & Spa

This Luxor property occupies an enviable position right on the River Nile. Located within easy walking distance from Karnak temple, this hotel is close enough to the sights to be convenient, not... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Family Friendly
  • Resort
  • Spa
  • Waterfront
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Rated 8.8/10

Four Seasons Cairo At Nile Plaza

The Four Seasons Cairo at Nile Plaza is located on the eastern bank of the Nile opposite the southern tip of Gezira Island. This centrally located property is a mile south of the Egyptian Museum and... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Gastro
  • Luxury
  • Skyscraper
  • Upscale
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Rated 9.4/10

La Maison Bleue El Gouna

Opulent and glamorous, La Maison Bleue is part of the Small Leading Hotels of the World collection. An adults-only boutique hotel, it’s situated in the Red Sea resort of El Gouna. Its architecture... Learn More
  • Adults Only
  • Boutique
  • Retreat
  • Spa
  • Suite
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Rated 8.8/10

Four Seasons Cairo At The First Residence

Since it opened in 2000, the Four Seasons Cairo At The First Residence has been one of the city’s premier hotels. It sits in an enviable position on the western bank of the River Nile, close to the... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Gastro
  • Luxury
  • Nightlife
  • Upscale
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Rated 9.33/10

Park Hyatt Tokyo

If you’re thinking that the Tokyo Park Hyatt looks a little familiar, you might have seen it in the Bill Murray movie Lost in Translation. Situated in the upscale Shinjuku neighbourhood, this is... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Family Friendly
  • Nightlife
  • Skyscraper
  • Spa
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Rated 8.93/10

Saadiyat Rotana Resort and Villas

Saadiyat Island is home to a clutch of boutiques, marinas, golf courses, restaurants and of course hotels such as the Saadiyat Rotana Resort and Villas. Right on the beach – and what a beach, with... Learn More
  • Beach
  • Family Friendly
  • Grand
  • Resort
  • Spa
  • Villa
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Rated 8.53/10

Zaya Nurai Island Resort 

The lure of the island resort is impossible to resist, so long as you have the budget. And for travellers to Abu Dhabi, a stay at the Zaya Nurai Island Resort represents money well spent. A short... Learn More
  • Beach
  • Family Friendly
  • Honeymoon
  • Scenic
  • Spa
  • Swanky
  • Villa
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Rated 9.23/10

Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo

The Shangri-La chain can always be relied upon when it comes to the upmarket sector and its Tokyo property is no exception. Spanning the top 11 floors of a 37-storey skyscraper in the Marunouchi... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Fancy
  • Honeymoon
  • Nightlife
  • Skyscraper
  • Spa
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Rated 8.9/10

Pine Cliffs Ocean Suites

Pine Cliffs is a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa and marries authentic Portuguese flair with all the facilities and technology a seasoned traveller would expect. It perches on top of the... Learn More
  • Beach
  • Family Friendly
  • Gastro
  • Golf Resort
  • Honeymoon
  • Resort
  • Scenic
  • Spa
  • Wellness
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Rated 9.23/10

Monument Hotel

Barcelona addresses don’t come any better than this: the Monument Hotel is situated on Passeig de Gràcia, the city’s high end shopping street in the upscale Eixample District. A stone’s throw... Learn More
  • Architecture
  • City Center
  • Family Friendly
  • Heritage
  • Honeymoon
  • Nightlife
  • Posh
  • Spa
  • Swanky
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Rated 9.2/10

The Barcelona EDITION

In a prime spot near to the old town and within walking distance of the city’s beaches, the Barcelona EDITION is a great choice if you plan to do plenty during your stay. With a hundred rooms, this... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Family Friendly
  • Honeymoon
  • Nightlife
  • Scenic
  • Swanky
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Rated 9.5/10

Gran Hotel Inglés

Gran Hotel Ingles is Madrid’s oldest hotel, opened in 1886. It continues a long tradition of innovation and guest satisfaction that began all those years ago when it was the first hotel in the... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Family Friendly
  • Grand
  • Heritage
  • Nightlife
  • Spa
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Rated 9.27/10

Barceló Imagine

Close to Chamartin station, the glass and steel Barceló Imagine is no shrinking violet. In the hotel’s public spaces, playful touches accentuate the sense of fun: guitars used as wall art, neon... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Honeymoon
  • Nightlife
  • Swanky
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Rated 9.13/10

Address Montgomerie

Address Montgomerie is located in the prestigious Emirates Hills. Set in the verdant surroundings of an 18-hole Colin Montgomerie golf course, it’s one of the finest hotels not just in Dubai but... Learn More
  • Family Friendly
  • Golf Resort
  • Posh
  • Resort
  • Scenic
  • Spa
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Rated 9.13/10

La Ville Hotel & Suites CITY WALK Dubai, Autograph Collection 

Hotels in Marriott’s Autograph Collection portfolio never fail to disappoint and this one, located at City Walk, is no exception. La Ville Hotel & Suites brings flair and style to this corner... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Nightlife
  • Spa
  • Swanky
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Rated 9.1/10

Boheme Mykonos Town 

This magical retreat on the Greek island of Mykonos is a real find. Cradled by a hillside overlooking the glittering azure Aegean Sea, the view is breathtaking. That the Boheme manages to hold its... Learn More
  • Beach
  • Boutique
  • Honeymoon
  • Nightlife
  • Spa
  • Swanky
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Rated 9.1/10

Andaz Munich Schwabinger Tor - a concept by Hyatt

Hyatt’s top offering in Munich is the Andaz Munich Schwabinger Tor. The hotel sits between the Olympic Stadium and the English Garden at the Schwabinger Tor. Sophisticated and with an emphasis on... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • Spa
  • Swanky
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Rated 9.3/10

Rocco Forte The Charles Hotel

The Charles is part of the Rocco Forte portfolio. Named after Forte’s father, Sir Charles, it was built on the site of a university library as part of the Lenbach Gardens. A great deal of thought... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Family Friendly
  • Fancy
  • Nightlife
  • Spa
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Rated 8.77/10

Roomers Munich, Autograph Collection

Roomers Munich is part of Marriott’s prestigious Autograph Collection. The team at Concrete Design over the border in Amsterdam in the Netherlands worked hard to ensure this hotel stands out for... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • City Center
  • Family Friendly
  • Spa
  • Swanky
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Rated 9.27/10

Memmo Príncipe Real - Design Hotels 

The Memmo Principe Real is tucked away in a quiet corner of Lisbon’s Bairro Alto, one of the most atmospheric districts of this charming capital city. Its clean lines, as you might suspect, are... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • City Center
  • Honeymoon
  • Nightlife
  • Swanky
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Rated 8.93/10

Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Lisboa

The Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Lisboa is part of the NH Hoteles group. One of the oldest hotels in the Portuguese capital, it oozes charm. The late Portuguese actress Beatriz Costa, an icon of her... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Family Friendly
  • Heritage
  • Nightlife
  • Posh
  • Spa
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Rated 9.37/10

Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin

A member of the Leading Hotels of the World, the Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin is a leader in its class. Located at one of the most prestigious addresses in the city opposite the Brandenburg Gate,... Learn More
  • Architecture
  • City Center
  • Family Friendly
  • Grand
  • Heritage
  • Nightlife
  • Spa
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Rated 8.67/10

Flemings Mayfair

Dating from 1851, Flemings is one of Mayfair’s oldest hotels. Privately owned, it’s been in the same family’s capable hands for more than four decades. When crime novelist Agatha Christie wrote... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • City Center
  • Family Friendly
  • Heritage
  • Honeymoon
  • Nightlife
  • Posh
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Rated 8.53/10

Les Jardins du Faubourg Paris

Les Jardins du Faubourg is an impeccably renovated Haussmann town house. Its 40 rooms and suites can broadly be divided into two styles: Parisian and contemporary. The former lead off a sweeping... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • City Center
  • Honeymoon
  • Nightlife
  • Spa
  • Swanky
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Rated 8.73/10

Hotel Vernet

Purpose built as a hotel in 1913 and extensively renovated a century later, this 8th arrondissement gem is one of the top hotels in its class. The Hotel Vernet boasts touches like a wrought iron lift... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • City Center
  • Honeymoon
  • Nightlife
  • Swanky
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Rated 9.05/10

Hotel Sanders

The country that brought hygge to the world knows a thing or two about contentment. The Hotel Sanders brings that quality to its public and private spaces. In the snug green courtyard, pull up a... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • City Center
  • Honeymoon
  • Nightlife
  • Swanky
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Rated 9.3/10

Nimb Hotel

The antidote to Nordic minimalism can be found in the Moorish façade of the Nimb. Located within historic Tivoli Gardens, its minarets, domes and arches are the stuff of fantasies. Inside, touches... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • City Center
  • Family Friendly
  • Gastro
  • Grand
  • Honeymoon
  • Nightlife
  • Spa
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Rated 8.97/10

SO/Berlin Das Stue

Situated within the confines of Berlin’s largest pak, the Tiergarten, the S/O Das Stue is one of Berlin’s most luxurious boutique hotels. Step through the doors on the white stone, curved façade... Learn More
  • Family Friendly
  • Honeymoon
  • Nightlife
  • Spa
  • Swanky
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Rated 9.17/10

The Mandala Hotel 

An oasis of calm in the centre of Berlin, the Mandala is a luxury design hotel which doesn’t skimp on style or substance. This 5 star property is located right on Potsdamer Platz where east once... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • City Center
  • Family Friendly
  • Nightlife
  • Spa
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Rated 9.27/10

Villa Magna

The epitome of contemporary luxury, the Villa Magna enhances the Paseo de la Castellana. The hotel was built to replace the eclectic Moorish-style Anglada Palace which previously stood on the site.... Learn More
  • City Center
  • Family Friendly
  • Grand
  • Honeymoon
  • Spa
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Rated 9.57/10

Constance Halaveli

Within the Maldives’ North Ari Atoll you’ll find Halaveli Island, home to the Constance. There, you’ll encounter everything you’d expect of this slice of Indian Ocean paradise – powdery... Learn More
  • All-Inclusive
  • Beach
  • Eco
  • Family Friendly
  • Fancy
  • Golf Resort
  • Honeymoon
  • Resort
  • Scenic
  • Spa
  • Villa
  • Wellness
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Rated 9.07/10

Belmond Cadogan

A high-end retreat in upscale Chelsea, the Belmond Cadogan is one of London’s most luxurious hotels. The famous and the privileged have frequented the place since it opened in 1887. Lillie... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • City Center
  • Heritage
  • Honeymoon
  • Nightlife
  • Posh
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Rated 9.33/10

The Prince Akatoki

East meets west in this 5-star hotel which blends the art and rituals of Japanese hospitality with a prestigious London location. Seven adjoining Georgian townhouses in the heart of Marylebone were... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • City Center
  • Family Friendly
  • Honeymoon
  • Nightlife
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Rated 9.4/10

Gstaad Palace

You’ll need to time your visit carefully if you’d like to stay in this Gstaad institution – it only opens from July to September and December to March. But if that’s when you find yourself in... Learn More
  • Boutique
  • Family Friendly
  • Grand
  • Nightlife
  • Scenic
  • Ski Resort
  • Spa
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