Tripadvisor has announced the winners of its Best Travel Hotel Awards 2023. In its 21st edition, the awards coincide with the start of the summer travel season, providing inspiration by uncovering the best places to stay in India and around the world.
Analyzing 12 months of Tripadvisor review data (January 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022) from more than 1.5 million hotels, Traveler’s Choice Best of the Best Hotels reveals travelers’ favorite destinations in 10 categories. Luxury, sub-categories include All, B&Bs, Family Friendly, Hottest Restaurants, Luxury Resorts, Casual Hotels, Small Hotels and two new additions for 2023; Luxury Hotels Accommodation and Luxury Hotels with Restaurants
This year’s No. 1 Hotel in the famous category of Luxury Hotels is Rambagh Palace in Jaipur, India. Known as the “Jewel of Jaipur”, this 1835 luxury hotel-turned-palace is extravagant. No. One winner in 2023, Rambagh Palace has over 5,000 reviews and is loved for its polo bar, signature suits and high tea.
Father. Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Indian Hotels Company, said, “The recognition of Rambagh Palace, Jaipur as the No.1 hotel in the World 2023 Travellers’ Choice Awards by Tripadvisor is a testament to the faith our guests have placed in us. for many years. We are humbled by this international honor, the true epitome of world-class hospitality in the famous Taj brand palace. The Taj brand has been a symbol of excellence for over a century, we will be dedicated to delighting our guests and spreading the magic. of Tajness.”
Top 10 Hotels in India
Rambagh Palace – Jaipur
Taj Krishna – Hyderabad
The Westin Goa – Goa
Blanket Hotel & Spa – Pallivasal
Chandys Windy Woods – Chithirapuram
JW Marriott Hotel Pune – Pune
Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort & Spa – Chennai
Amritsar Stadium – Amritsar
JW Marriott Hotel Bengaluru – Bengaluru
Leela Palace Udaipur – Udaipur
Full India listing available for Luxury, Luxury Hotels, B&Bs and Small Hotels.
Hotel Themes: 2023 Trends
This year, quality is very important to travelers. All-inclusives and hotels in Caribbean vacation spots top the competition for 2023. With more travelers looking for relaxation, Tripadvisor has launched two new categories for 2023 to help everyone find zen: Best Hotels with Restaurants and Best Lodging .
The 2023 awards have many new winners, showing that as many people have traveled and left comments over the years, they have gone to new places, at home and abroad.
Asia is at the top of the travel charts this year, proving that the market is back as a tourist destination. Nine of the 25 Hottest New Hotels are in Asia, along with eight of the World’s Best Hotels, including the prestigious No. 1 place.
Brazil will take the cake and the best in the world list this year, Istanbul beating other cities. In Asia, Indonesia has the highest scores, followed by India and the Maldives.
Sarah Firshein, Director of Content at Tripadvisor, said: “It’s clear that our region has come a long way in the last year: our 10 winning regions cover 37 regions around the world and have a variety of amazing places to stay.
“A magnificent palace in Jaipur topped the charts, while hotels ranging from a ‘glamping’ resort in Patagonia to a rock ‘n’ roll-themed boutique in Boston also made headlines. As our seasoned readers know, sometimes hotels can be because of this trip – I’m really excited to see this list as I plan next year’s vacation with my family.”
Top 10 Hotels in the World
Rambagh Palace – Jaipur, India
Ozen Reserve Bolifushi – Bolifushi Island, Maldives
Hotel Colline de France – Gramado, Brazil
Shangri-La The Shard, London – London, United Kingdom
Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong – Hong Kong, China
JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Romance Istanbul Hotel – Istanbul, Turkey
Ikos Dassia – Dassia, Greece
Ikos Andalusia – Estepona, Spain
Padma Resort Ubud – Puhu, Indonesia
The prestigious list of Luxury Hotels is diverse with winners from 19 countries around the world, including 13 new winners in 2023.
Best Luxury Hotels: For travelers after the ultimate adventure, this list recognizes places that offer hospitality and stay more than a few days. Also the No.1 Top Hotel of 2023, Rambagh Palace in India is the No.1 Luxury Hotel in the world.
Best Small Hotels: Small hotels can make a big impression – none more so than this category’s winners, which showcase travelers’ favorite hotels with 30 rooms or less. The White House Hotel in Istanbul takes the No.1 spot in the world for the second year in a row. Near home, Araiya Palampur is No. 1 Small Hotel in India (also No. 3 in Asia and No. 10 in the world!)
B&B and Luxury Accommodation: Great hospitality does not always mean great accommodation; sometimes the best is a comfortable bed and breakfast. Last year’s favorite is the winner: Toulson Court in Scarborough, United Kingdom takes the number 1. 1 place in the world for the second year in a row. Darien Resort located in Ramnagar is at the top of the list, No.1 in Asia and India.
Hottest New Hotels: As the hospitality industry continues to evolve, many new hotels have opened their doors and OBLU SELECT Lobigili in the Maldives is at number one. 1 in the world. This 5-star resort, which is for adults only, has an eco-friendly design that creates a sense of solitude and relaxation. In India, Cygnett Park Bl Jaipur ranked No. 1. 4 in the World and Hotel Snow Land Srinagar came in at No. 7.
Out-of-the-ordinary hotels: Those looking for more bucket list items and Instagram-worthy ops can check out Patagonia Camp in Chile, which is No. 1 in the world. Located inside the Torres del Paine National Park, this is the first luxury camp in South America with beautiful yurts. In India, Ramoji Film City Hotel Sitara is at no. 18 in the country.
Best Hotels With Restaurants: Another new category for 2023. While many hotels seek to evoke zen, none do it quite like The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, No. 1 rated Spa Hotel. This is the “highest” hotel in the world, so I have to go to the spa on room 116 to see for myself. In India, Westin Goa is ranked No. 1. 9 in the world and Blanket Hotel & Spa comes in at No. 14.
Best All-In-One Resort: For hotels that have everything you need (and more), all in one place, Ozen Reserve Bolifushi in the Maldives is No.1 in the world.
Best Family Friendly Hotels: Planning a family getaway can be difficult enough. To ease the planning pressure, Tripadvisor highlights the best places to offer fun activities for kids, plus everything that’s great for parents. No.1 in the world is Ikos Andalusia in Spain. In Asia, No. Winner 1 is Premier Village Danang Resort in Vietnam. It is also No. 7 in the world, the only Asian hotel ranked among the top 10 in the world.
Best Place to Stay: For travelers looking for a sweet dream, Dromoland Castle Hotel in Ireland, rated No. 1 in the world in this early category. Welcoming guests since the 1600s, this luxury hotel is set on 450 acres – a private haven for ZZZs.