TripAdvisor Names World’s Best Accommodations With 2014 Travelers’ Choice Awards For Hotels
12th Annual Global Awards Honor Top Hotels Overall and in Categories Including Bargain, B&Bs and Inns, Family, Luxury, Romance, and Small Hotels
TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel site*, today announced the winners of its 2014 Travelers' Choice® awards for hotels. In the 12th year of the awards, the world's most outstanding properties were identified in the categories of Top Hotels, Bargain, B&Bs and Inns, Family, Luxury, Romance, and Small Hotels.
Travelers' Choice award winners were determined based on the reviews and opinions of millions of TripAdvisor travelers around the globe. In total, 7,123 unique properties worldwide won awards in 2014. Italy featured the most unique hotel winners with 152, the U.K. had 145 properties recognized and the U.S. and France each featured 144 award winners.
Top 10 Hotels in the World:
- Grand Hotel Kronenhof, Pontresina, Switzerland
- The Upper House, Hong Kong, China
- Gili Lankanfushi Maldives, Lankanfushi, Maldives
- Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
- The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur, India
- Casa Gangotena, Quito, Ecuador
- Lindos Blu, Lindos, Greece
- The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort, Punta de Mita, Mexico
- The Oberoi, Mumbai, Mumbai, India
- Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Top 10 Hotels in the U.S.:
- The Grand Del Mar, San Diego, California
- French Quarter Inn, Charleston, South Carolina
- Bardessono, Yountville, California
- Allison Inn & Spa, Newberg, Oregon
- Five Pine Lodge & Spa, Sisters, Oregon
- 21c Museum Hotel Bentonville, Bentonville, Arkansas
- Tivoli Lodge, Vail, Colorado
- The Sherry-Netherland Hotel, New York City, New York
- Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka'upulehu, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
- The Oxford Hotel, Bend, Oregon
Additional Select 2014 Winners:
- Top Luxury Hotel in the World – Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guesthouse, Franschhoek, South Africa
- Top Luxury Hotel in the U.S. – The Grand Del Mar, San Diego, California
- Best Bargain Hotel in the World – Castlewood House, Dingle, Ireland
- Best Bargain Hotel in the U.S. – Desert Riviera Hotel, Palm Springs, California
- Best Hotel for Families in the World – Cavallino Bianco Family Spa Grand Hotel, Ortisei, Italy
- Best Hotel for Families in the U.S. – Floridays Resort Orlando, Orlando, Florida
- Best Hotel for Romance in the World – The Place Luxury Boutique Villas, Koh Tao, Thailand
- Best Hotel for Romance in the U.S. – Honor Mansion, A Wine Country Resort, Healdsburg, California
- Top Small Hotel in the World – Akademie Street Boutique Hotel and Guesthouse, Franschhoek, South Africa
- Top Small Hotel in the U.S. – La Maison Hotel, Palm Springs, California
- Best B&B and Inn in the World – Bindon Bottom B&B, West Lulworth, England
- Best B&B and Inn in the U.S. – Historic Oak Hill Inn, Natchez, Mississippi
The average nightly rate of Travelers' Choice award-winning Top Hotels is $366; Bargain is $91; B&Bs and Inns is $138; Family is $237; Luxury is $467; Romance is $356; and Small Hotels is $301.
All 7,123 unique winners of the 2014 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice awards for hotels can be found at http://www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice. Travelers can also follow the conversation on Twitter at #travelerschoice.
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*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, November 2016
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