TripAdvisor has recently unveiled its Travellers’ Choice Awards 2017, regrouping the 25 most beautiful hotels in the world based on guests’ reviews on the website. Excellent news for the Mauritian hotel industry thanks the great achievement of Constance Le Prince Maurice Hotel, ranked 24th World Best Hotel. Below is the complete ranking :
Aria Hotel Budapest by Library Hotel Collection – Budapest, Hungary: No 1
One of the best picks in Budapest. Ideally located in Belváros – Lipótváros, only 100 mètres away from St. Stephen’s Basilica, at 5 minutes’ walk from the State Opera House and 17 kilometers from Budapest Liszt Ferenc Airport. Ideal for culture, gastronomy and architecture enthusiasts.
Mandapa, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve – Ubud, Indonesia: No 2
Perfect for a retreat amongst the greenery in Ubud! Located just a 10-minute drive from Downtown Ubud, only 15 minutes away from the sacred Tirtha Empul Temple and the Goa Gajah historical site. Couples particularly like the location.
Turin Palace Hotel – Turin, Italy : No 3
This elegant and contemporary hotel is set less than a 5-minute walk from Porta Nuova Metro Stop, 15 minutes from the Egyptian Museum and at 1.2 km away from Piazza Castello Square. One of the best picks in Turin. Perfect for culture, gastronomy and shopping enthusiasts.
Hotel The Serras – Barcelona, Spain: No 4
Ideally located in front of the sea in Barcelona’s Gothic Quartier, 5-star Hotel The Serras is set in a historic building where world-famous painter Pablo Picasso started his career in 1896. The hotel is only 10 minutes’ walk from Picasso Museum and Estaciò de França Railway Station, 650 m away from Plaça Reial Square and 500 m from Santa María del Mar Cathedral. Barcelona El Prat Airport is 15 minutes by car.
BoHo Prague Hotel – Prague, Czech Republic: No 5
Belonging to the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, the BoHo Prague Hotel is the perfect choice for travelers interested in history, architecture and culture. In fact, the hotel is located only 500 m away from Wenceslas Square and 600 m away from Old Town Square.
Portrait Firenze – Florence, Italie : No 6
Featuring panoramic views of Florence and Arno River, Portrait Firenze is set only 30 m from the famous Ponte Vecchio bridge. The hotel is 5 minutes’ walk from Piazza della Signoria and 600 m away from the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Uffizi is a the perfect pick for travellers interested in shopping, food and museums.
Shinta Mani Shack – Siem Reap, Cambodia: No 7
Nestled within lush private gardens in the heart of the French Quartier in between The Royal Gardens and the Old Market Area of Siem Reap, Shinta Mani Shack enjoys a superb location: 950 m away from the vibrant Pub Street and just 1 km away from Siem Reap Night Market and Angkor Night Market.
Hanoi La Siesta Hotel & Spa – Hanoi, Vietnam: No 8
The hotel is located in Hanoï, 300 m away from the Old City Gate, 500 m from Ngoc Son Temple and Dong Xuan Market while Noi Bai International Airport is only 21 km away.
Tulemar Bungalows & Villas – Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica : No 9
Located in Manuel Antonio, 40 km from Esterillos and 34 km from Santa María, Tulemar Bungalows & Villas has a private beach area. Ideal for couples and hiking enthusiasts.
JA Manafaru – Manafaru Island, Maldives : No 10
Set on a private beach in the north of the Maldives, JA Manafaru is spread over 35 acres of white sandy beaches. Ideal for couples.
Kandolhu Maldives – North Ari Atoll: No 11
Kandolhu Maldives is situated in Malé, 1 minute walk from the beach. Measuring 200 m by 150 metres, the island enjoys wide sandy beaches. The resort is 74 km away from Malé Airport, and can be reached in 25 minutes by sea plane.
Hotel Eclat Beijing – Beijing, China: No 12
Hotel Éclat occupies a prime location, steps away from Ritan Park and the embassies district. The iconic hotel is found at 5 minutes’ walk from Shi Mao Tian Jie, 10 minutes’ stroll from Dongdaqiao subway station and bustling Sanlitun Village. Tian’anmen Square and the CBD are both a 15-minute car journey away.
Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel – Lance aux Epines, Grenade : No 13
Nestled within the secluded bay on L’Anse Aux Epines, the Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel is less than 2 km away from Pointe Salines airport and 20 km from Grand Etang Forest Reserve.
The Tuscany – Turks and Caicos: 14
Located only 10 minutes’ walk from Sapodilla Bay, 10 km away form the city centre, 6 km from Caicos Conch Farn, 17 km from the ruins of Cheshire Hall plantation and 12 km from Providenciales international airport.
Belmond Palacio Nazarenas – Cusco, Peru: No 15
The Belmond Palacio Nazarenas is a remodeled palace and has walls made of Inca Stones. The hotel is located 200 km from the Inka Museum and 500 m from the Sacsayhuaman Historical Site. Cusco is the perfect location for travellers interested in food, culture and history.
The Nantucket Hotel & Resort – Nantucket, Massachusetts: No 16
Located on the island of Nantucket, the hotel is set only 4.8 km from the city centre and from the Nantucket Whaling Museum. Well-rated by couples looking for intimacy.
Valle D’incanto Midscale Hotel – Gramado, Brazil: No 17
The hotel is located 3,3 km from Mini Mundo, 4,2 km from Black Lake Park and 15 minutes’ walk from Gramado Zoo and Caracol State Park.
Lindos Blu – Lindos, Greece: No 18
Located at the heart of the cosmopolitan island of Rhodes on the outskirts of the historic village of Lindos and overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, Lindos Blu is only 3 minutes’ walk from the beach. Adults only hotel.
The Leela Palace Udaipur – Udaipur, India: No 19
Located in “the city of lakes”, The Leela Palace Udaipur is set 4 km from the City Centre and City Palace Museum. Particularly sought-after by couples.
Hotel 41 – London, United Kingdom: No 20
Set behind Buckingham Palace, this luxurious hotel is opposite the Royal Mews, 500 m away from London Victoria Tube and Train Station. Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament and Piccadilly Circus are less than 1.6 km away. A great choice for travellers interested in shopping, parksand history.
Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur – Jodhpur, Inde : No 21
One of the best picks for Jodhpur. Built between 1928 and 1943, Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur is one of the largest private residences in the world. The palace is nestled within 26 acres of lush gardens, overlooking Jodhpur which is located only 15 minutes from Jodhpur Airport. Must-visits places: Clock Tower Market, Mehrangarh Fort and Jaswant Thada monument.
Hotel Estalagem St Hubertus – Gramado, Brazil: No 22
Nestled on Gramado’s Hills, the charming Hotel St. Hubertus is located in front of the enchanting Black Lake with hiking trails and stunning views, 2 km away from the city centre of Gramado and 3 km from Sierra Park. Very popular among couples.
The Alpina Gstaad – Gstaad, Switzerland: No 23
This luxury 5-star hotel, built in elegant Swiss Alpine, is only 5 minutes’ walk from the city centre of Gstaad and 40 km from Montreux. Very sought-after by couples.
Constance Prince Maurice – Pointe de Flacq, Mauritius : No 24
Constance Le Prince Maurice is set on the idyllic north-eastern coast of Mauritius., 15 minutes from the airport by helicopter and 35 km from Port Louis, the capital city. This flagship hotel of Constance Hotels, Resorts, and Golf hotel group is nestled in a 60-hectare preserved private estate, sheltered from prevailing winds ensuring optimal intimacy to its residents. Well-rated by residents.
Herods Vitalis Spa Hotel Eilat – Eilat, Israel : No 25
Strictly adults only, this luxurious hotel is located only 3 minutes’ walk from the beach on the shores of the Red Sea. The perfect fit for couples.
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