Each year, TripAdvisor travel site selects the best hotels, beaches, destinations, restaurants, attractions, and more. Based on the comments and ratings of its readers who have shared their travel experiences over the past 12 months, the site has announced Travelers’ Choice 2022 sellers. The best luxury hotels in the world most striking is the accommodation in heavenly places such as the Maldives, Thailand and Greece. Brazil is not left out of this list. Discover the top 25 luxury hotels in the world below.
25 – The Langham Shanghai Xintiandi – Shanghai, China
A hotel full of sophistication and amenities in the heart of China’s largest city. Langham Hotel Shanghai is located in Xintiandi, Shanghai’s leisure hub, next to Huaihai shopping street and close to many trendy nightclubs, fine international restaurants and designer shops. The hotel features Chuan Spa, an indoor pool and several restaurants.
Langam Shanghai Sintiandi
24 – LAH Hostellerie – Campos do Jordao, Brazil
The only Brazilian hotel on TripAdvisor’s 25 most luxurious hotels in the world is located in Campos do Jordao, São Paulo’s premier winter resort. The LAH Hostellerie website emphasizes that the hotel was born with the most exquisite inspiration in the meaning of “Like Home”, creating a sophisticated and cozy environment that can receive guests with all the attention and care, as if they were in their own home. The opulent and intimate space consists of just nine luxury suites ranging in size from 35m² to 65m², exquisitely decorated with Brazilian wood and furnishings.
23 – Hazelton Hotel – Toronto, Canada.
Located in Yorkville, Toronto’s most sophisticated and scenic neighborhood, The Hazelton is synonymous with personal service, luxury and sophistication. The hotel boasts 77 elegant rooms and suites, plus a cinema and relaxation space at the Spa by Valmont, which offers rejuvenating spa treatments, an indoor saltwater pool and a gym.
22. St. James, Hanmer Springs, New Zealand.
In a small village north of Christchurch, New Zealand is The St James. This 5-star friendly hotel offers very comfortable suites. Nestled in nature, guests can take advantage of their stay at The St James to walk through the woods, enjoy mountain hiking, go jet skiing, play golf, or indulge in relaxing massages and swim in the thermal pools.
21 – Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam – Amsterdam, Netherlands
Occupying six 17th and 18th century palaces, the Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam overlooks the Herengracht Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Amsterdam. This 5-star hotel is located in the city centre, just 150 meters from the lively Rembrandtplein and 1.5 km from the Hoftstraat shopping street. The hotel’s elegant rooms, lofts and suites offer canal or interior garden views. The Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam features a spa and a two-Michelin-star restaurant.
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam
20 – Saffir Freycinet – Coles Bay, Australia
A place to discover all the magnificent biodiversity of Tasmania, Australia in luxury, sophistication and comfort. The Saffire Freycinet is located in Coles Bay, a privileged spot in nature and a starting point for exploring the entire region. There are luxurious all-inclusive suites here.
19 – La Maison Arabe – Marrakesh, Morocco
This luxurious riad is located in the Medina, the historic district of Marrakesh. La Maison Arabe, opened in 1946, combines luxury with Moroccan tradition and offers 32 rooms and suites, most with their own terrace and fireplace, three restaurants, a piano bar, a renowned Moroccan culinary school and a spa with 2 hammams (Turkish bath) and 5 massage rooms.
18 – The Phoenix Resort – San Pedro, Belize
Overlooking the beautiful turquoise Caribbean Sea, The Phoenix Resort brings comfort and luxury to San Pedro, Belize. With all the necessary services to bring peace of mind to the guest, the hotel has a spa, kids club, swimming pools and a gym.
17 – Luxury Villa Excelsior Parco – Capri, Italy
On the charming and magnificent Italian island of Capri, we find the luxurious Villa Excelsior Parco, an ancient gem built in 1906 on the ruins of an ancient Roman villa. The Art Nouveau-inspired decor of the 11 uniquely designed rooms pays homage to the island and the beauty of Capri. The private terrace offers breathtaking views of the Tyrrhenian Sea and private gardens.
16 – Quinta Jardins do Lago – Funchal, Portugal
Quinta Jardins do Lago is a small luxury hotel with a botanical garden in Madeira. This beautiful and historic Quinta was built in the 19th century. XVIII and housed the figures of that time. During the Napoleonic Wars, General Bursford, commander of the English troops occupying the island, chose this Quinta as his official residence. Today Quinta Jardins do Lago has 31 double rooms and nine suites facing south towards the gardens and the sea.
15 – Sukhumvit Park – Bangkok, Thailand
Right in the commercial center of Bangkok, in Sukhumvit Park, Bangkok, the Marriott Executive Apartments are much more than just a hotel. The place offers apartments equipped with living room and kitchen. These are small luxury apartments designed mainly for longer stays and families. The space also offers plenty of recreational opportunities, including a 24-hour fitness center, squash, badminton and tennis courts, or enjoy our pool and kids club with your family.
14. Como Cocoa Island, Cocoa Island, Maldives.
For those looking for a quiet, secluded spot in the Maldives, 5-star facilities and a view that only this country has, Como Cacao Island is the place to be. The hotel offers 33 luxurious rooms on the private shores of Kaafu Island in South Male Atoll, including spa treatments, two private dive reefs where you can explore the rich marine life, and an infinity pool.
Like Cacao Island
13 – Lotte Hotel Hanoi – Hanoi, Vietnam
A modern and luxurious building in the heart of Hanoi. Lotte Hotel offers a lot of comfort and convenience to guests visiting the Vietnamese capital.
Nearby landmarks such as Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (2.3 km) and Temple of Literature and National University (2.4 km) make Lotte Hotel Hanoi a great place to stay.
12 – Academy Boutique – Franschhoek, South Africa
Akademie Street Boutique Hotel is located in the heart of the Franschhoek wine valley. It offers luxury suites and traditional country houses, some with private pools. This hotel is located near Cape Town in South Africa, surrounded by greenery and lush views of the Cape Winelands.
11 – Ikos Dasia – Dasia, Greece
A privileged location with breathtaking views of the Ionian Sea. Ikos Dassia has a 400m private beach and seven pools surrounded by gardens. In addition to relaxing on the beach and in the pool, guests can enjoy their stay to exercise on two tennis courts and two fully equipped fitness rooms. Those who wish can enjoy a private cinema or one of the hotel’s six restaurants.
10. Country Shun Wordt, Swellendam, South Africa.
Surrounded by fields and the majestic Langeberg Mountains, this farmhouse hotel is the perfect romantic getaway for those seeking total relaxation on South Africa’s southwest coast. The Victorian-style Schoone Oordt Country House offers everything you need for a comfortable stay. Set in over 5,000 m2 of lush gardens, you have access to a forest, a stunning pool and a fragrant rose garden.
9. Pimalai Resort and Spa, Ko Lanka, Thailand.
This 5-star hotel is a 3-minute walk from the beach. Luxurious and elegant, overlooking the azure waters of the Andaman Sea, Pimalai Resort & Spa offers exclusive, spacious and quiet rooms with personalized service. The hotel also has a spa center and an infinity pool where guests can relax and refresh.
Pimalai Resort and Spa
8 – Bless Hotel Madrid – Madrid, Spain
Located in Salamanca, the most emblematic and exclusive area in the center of the Spanish capital, the Bless Hotel Madrid stands out for its unique and timeless style, created by renowned interior designer Lazaro Rosa Violan, who has managed to capture the essence of the Spanish capital. The hotel is within walking distance of Madrid’s best attractions, museums, designer shops and nightlife.
7 – Riad Kheirredine – Marrakesh, Morocco
In the heart of Marrakesh is Riad Kheirredine, a place that offers a lot of sophistication and luxury for those who want to explore Morocco’s main tourist city. The riad has a small pool, Turkish bath and terrace with panoramic views of the Medina and the Atlas Mountains.
6 – Rancho Pacifico – Uvita, Costa Rica
With impressive ratings on all accommodation sites, Rancho Pacifico is the perfect place for those who want to enjoy Costa Rica’s green spaces and beaches. All rooms at this 5-star hotel overlook the garden. The place is ideal for a romantic getaway with your loved one.
5 – Padma Resort Ubud – Payangan, Indonesia
Surrounded by mountains in Payangan, Padma Resort Ubud is only 13 km from Ubud. It offers luxurious accommodation surrounded by lush greenery. The perfect combination of comfort and convenience, the hotel offers a luxurious environment and a host of amenities designed for travelers. One of the highlights of the resort is relaxing in the infinity pool and enjoying all the charm of the Balinese forest with its rice fields and terraces.
4 – Six Senses Laamu – Olhuveli Island, Maldives
Eco-friendly hotel in Laamu Atoll. Six Senses Laamu is everything you think and dream of the Maldives: luxury bungalows surrounded by crystal clear turquoise waters and beaches. How about taking in the incredible scenery right from the bathroom? There you can. How about choosing a pillow through the menu? There you can. Sex Senses has so much and cares about the environment that even a maritime education center has one.
Six Senses Laamu
3. Kayakapi Premium Caves – Urgup, Turkey
Nestled in the caves, Kayakapi Premium Caves offers every possible comfort to please its guests. With a very typical Turkish decor, this hotel is ideal for those who want to explore the famous Cappadocia region. Kayakapi Premium Caves is just 8.5 km from Göreme National Park and 13 km from Avanos city centre.
2 – The Omnia – Zermatt, Switzerland
One of the most exclusive and sophisticated destinations in Switzerland, ranks second on TripAdvisor’s list. The Omnia is located on a cliff 45 meters above the rooftops of Zermatt city centre. It offers a spa, swimming pool, restaurant, luxurious rooms and exclusive services. In addition to all this, the 5-star hotel has a privileged view of the Matterhorn, the most famous mountain in all the Alps.
1 – Ikos Aria – Kos, Greece
Luxury accommodation on a beautiful Greek island. Ikos Aria ranked #1 on this list with top guest ratings for location, cleanliness, service and value for money. The hotel, located in the Kefalos area of Los Island, offers sophistication and comfort to guests who can enjoy the restaurant, bar, spa, tennis court and infinity pool overlooking the beautiful Aegean Sea. Popular points of interest near Ikos Aria include Kamari Beach, Agios Stefanos Beach and Mylotopi.
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