These Are the 20 Best Hotels in the World

Which of these amazing hotels would you hit first?


Travel + Leisure has released its annual list of the 100 best hotels and resorts in the world, and their luxurious list is sure to inspire serious wanderlust.

T+L surveyed its well-traveled readers on their favorite spots to stay while galavanting the globe, unwinding in nature and kicking back in the sand.

The results may surprise you. 27 of the top 100 hotels are located right here in the United States, including luxe lairs in Vermont, Virginia and Montana.

Still, there was no shortage of beachfront resorts in tropical climes like Indonesia and French Polynesia.

Here, the 20 best hotels in the world, per Travel + Leisure.

20. Hacienda AltaGracia, an Auberge Resort — Pérez Zeledón, Costa Rica

19. Temple House — Chengdu, China

18. La Residence — Franschhoek, South Africa

17. Kamalame Cay — Andros, Bahamas

16. Oberoi Vanyavilas — Ranthambhore, India

15. Twin Farms — Barnard, Vermont

14. Singita Sabi Sand — Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa

13. 137 Pillars House — Chiang Mai, Thailand

12. Fogo Island Inn — Newfoundland

10. (tie) Zarafa Camp — Selinda Reserve, Botswana

10. (tie) Rosewood CordeValle — San Martin, California

9. Inn at Willow Grove — Orange, Virginia

8. Cavas Wine Lodge — Mendoza, Argentina

7. Triple Creek Ranch — Darby, Montana

6. Tswalu Kalahari — Tswalu Kalahari Reserve, South Africa

5. Gibb’s Farm — Karatu, Tanzania

4. Lodge at Kauri Cliffs — Matauri Bay, New Zealand

3. Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch — Saratoga, Wyoming

2. The Brando — Tetiaroa, French Polynesia

1. Nihi Sumba Island — Indonesia

Check out the rest of the Top 100 hotels in the world at Travel + Leisure.