The top 25 luxury hotels in the world


Tripadvisor has once again published its Travellers’ Choice awards – this time for 2012. ? The top 25 hotels in the worldwide luxury category are as follows:

1. Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo – Chiyoda, Japan
2. Hotel Imperial Vienna – Vienna, Austria
3. Hotel Palacio de la Magdalena – Soto del Barco, Spain
4. La Casa del Rector – Almagro, Spain
5. The Grand Del Mar – San Diego, California, USA
6. Antuquelen Hosteria Patagonica – Villa La Angostura, Argentina
7. Ritz-Carlton Osaka – Osaka, Japan
8. The Dorchester – London, United Kingdom
9. Rockliffe Hall – Hurworth-on-Tees, United Kingdom
10. The St. Regis Bali Resort – Nusa Dua, Indonesia
11. The Langham, Melbourne – Melbourne, Australia
12. The Ritz-Carlton, Berlin – Berlin, Germany
13. Al Bustan Palace, a Ritz-Carlton Hotel – Governorate of Muscat, Oman
14. Quinta de San Amaro – Meano, Spain
15. The Ritz-Carlton Powerscourt, County Wicklow – Enniskerry, Ireland
16. Ritz-Carlton Tokyo – Minato, Japan
17. Grosvenor House Dubai – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
18. Mandarin Oriental, Munich – Munich, Germany
19. Alchymist Grand Hotel and Spa – Prague, Czech Republic
20. Grand America Hotel – Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
21. Elysian Hotel Chicago – Chicago, Illinois, USA
22. Schloss Velden, a Capella Hotel – Velden, Austria
23. Sandy Lane Hotel – Saint James, Barbados
24. Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kempinski – Dresden, Germany
25. Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok – Bangkok, Thailand

The United States, Spain, Germany and Japan are the most represented nations on the list, each with three hotels included. ?Ritz-Carlton lead the way among the hotel brands with five hotels appearing in the list.

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  1. Michael says:

    The Grand Del Mar is ending up on everybody’s list for a top hotel. I think we’re going to need to visit there this year!

  2. Rachel says:

    I can?t believe I didn?t read this before going to Almagro. What a shame, fabulous looking hotel in a really lovely town – I thoroughly recommend it and hope to return.

  3. Lizz Riggs says:

    The Elysian Hotel Chicago is now called the Waldorf Astoria. This year, it was ranked the #1 Large City Hotel in the Continental U.S. in the Travel + Leisure 2012 World’s Best Awards readers? survey!

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