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Fodor’s 100 Hotel Awards 2011

The first-ever global Fodor’s 100 Hotel Awards has been compiled by Fodor’s writers and editors who travel the globe. There are 8 categories, each with anything from 9 to 12 winners, but a total of 100 winners across them all. Here are the full results for each category: New & Noteworthy (the best new and re-invented hotels) Babylonstoren – Cape Winelands, South Africa The Cosmopolitan – Las Vegas, Nevada Hayman Island – Hayman Island, Australia Hotel Bel-Air – Los Angeles, California Hotel de l’Europe – Amsterdam, Netherlands Marina Bay Sands – Singapore, Singapore Mondrian Soho – NYC, New York The Redbury – Los Angeles, California Soho Beach House Miami – Miami Beach, Florida Grande Dame (legendary hotels with superlative history and service) The Baur au Lac – Zurich, Switzerland The Breakers – Palm Beach, Florida The Carlyle – NYC, New York The Hay-Adams – Washington, D.C. Hotel de Russie – Rome, Italy The King David Hotel – Jerusalem, Israel La Mamounia – Marrakesh, Morocco Plaza Athenee – Paris, France Sandy Lane Hotel – Barbados, Caribbean The Savoy – London, England Villa D’Este – Lake Como, Italy Villa Magna – Madrid, Spain Casual Chic (effortlessly stylish hotels with rustic-modern appeal) The Allison Inn & Spa – Willamette Valley, Oregon Bardessono – Napa, California Be Tulum – Tulum, Mexico Blancaneaux Lodge – Mountain Pine Ridge, Cayo, Belize Casa Higueras – Valparaiso, Chile Casas Brancas Boutique Hotel & Spa – Buzios, Brazil Cavo Tagoo – Mykonos, Greece Coco Palm – St. Lucia, Caribbean Hotel Adriana – Hvar, Croatia Laluna Resort – Grenada, Caribbean The Majlis -Lamu, Kenya Rockhouse Hotel – Jamaica, Caribbean The Wickaninnish Inn – Tofino, Canada Design (cutting edge boutique hotels at all price points) 3+1 Bedrooms – Beijing , China CitizenM – Amsterdam, Netherlands Faena Hotel + Universe – Buenos Aires, Argentina Hotel Missoni – Edinburgh, Scotland The Hoxton Hotel – London, England JIA – Hong Kong, China Lux 11 – Berlin, Germany Mondrian South Beach – Miami Beach, Florida URBN – Shanghai, China Local Flavor (go-to hotels for a truly authentic experience) Argos in Cappadocia – Cappadocia, Turkey Clayoquot Wilderness Resort – British Columbia, Canada Evason Ma’in Hot Springs and Six Senses Spa – Dead Sea, Jordan Fairmont Chateau Montebello – Quebec, Canada Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm – Albuquerque, New Mexico Lumley Castle – Durham, England Montpellier Plantation and Beach – St. Kitts and Nevis, Caribbean Post Ranch Inn – Big Sur, California Schlosshotel Chaste – Tarasp, Switzerland Sundance Resort – Sundance, Utah Triple Creek Ranch – Darby, Montana Tsitouras Collection, Firostefani on Santorini – Santorini, Greece Waimea Plantation Cottages – Kauai, Hawaii Clubby Atmosphere (hip, urban pied-à-terres) 101 Hotel – Reykjavik, Iceland 21C Museum Hotel – Louisville, Kentucky The Ace Hotel – NYC, New York The Augustine – Prague, Czech Republic Bowery Hotel – NYC, New York Drake Hotel – Toronto, Canada The Dupont Circle Hotel – Washington, D.C. Hollywood Roosevelt – Los Angeles, California Hotel Fasano – Sao Paulo, Brazil L’Hôtel – Paris, France Liberty Hotel Boston – Boston, Massachussetts Mansion on Forsyth Park – Savannah, Georgia Queensberry Hotel – Bath & the Cotswolds, West Country, England Vanderbilt Grace – Newport, Rhode Island Luxurious Retreat (top choices for a complete escape) Amanyara – Turks & Caicos, Caribbean Ashford Castle – Cong, County Mayo, Ireland Blackberry Farm – Walland, Tennessee Cap Rocat – Mallorca, Spain Capri Tiberio Palace – Capri, Italy Four Seasons Carmelo – Carmelo, Uruguay Hotel St-Barth Isle de France – St. Barts, Caribbean Inkaterra Machu Picchu – Machu Picchu, Peru Kasbah Bab Ourika – Atlas Mountains, Morocco Little Palm Island Resort and Spa – Little Torch Key, Florida Lodge at Kauri Cliffs – Matauri Bay, New Zealand Oberoi Udaivilas – Rajasthan, India Rosewood Mayakoba – Riviera Maya, Mexico Sabi Sabi’s Selati Lodge – Kruger Park, South Africa Trusted Brand (world class examples of international hotel chains) ANA InterContinental Tokyo – Tokyo, Japan CasaMagna Marriott Resort – Cancun, Mexico Four Seasons Hotel Sultanahmet – Istanbul, Turkey Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa – Kauai, Hawaii Hilton Bora Bora Nui Resort and Spa – Bora Bora, French Polynesia JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa – Phoenix, Arizona Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong – Hong Kong, China Park Hyatt Paris Vendome – Paris, France Peninsula Bangkok – Bangkok, Thailand Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay – Half Moon Bay, California Sandals Emerald Bay – Bahamas, Caribbean The Shelbourne Dublin, Renaissance – Dublin, Ireland Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom – Vienna, Austria St. Regis Punta Mita – Punta Mita, Mexico W St. Petersburg – St. Petersburg, Russia Westin Europa & Regina – Venice, Italy

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson is Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog and has worked in the travel industry for more than 30 years. He is Winner of the Innovations in Travel ‘Best Travel Influencer’ Award from WIRED magazine. In addition to other awards, the blog has also been voted “one of the world’s best travel blogs” and “best for luxury” by The Daily Telegraph.

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  1. Eugene Fodor is known to be a keen traveler. According to wiki he is the world’s largest publisher of English language travel and tourism information, and the first relatively professional producer of travel guidebooks.

  2. Now this is a shame, only 1 listing from the whole of Australia. I would have thought we might have made a couple more? Shame really as it just means someone might miss out on some of the best accommodation ever in the most amazing locations.

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