Whether you’re looking for decadence and luxury or a lively party atmosphere, the hotel you choose can make or break your vacation.
But choosing the right hotel can be a frustrating and time-consuming process. Many of us turn to reviews from friends and family members, as well as complete strangers on TripAdvisor, to help pick the hotel that’s right for us.
To make choosing a hotel even easier, TripAdvisor has ranked these hotels as the ten best hotels in the world for 2023, based on their community review scores over the past twelve months.
Here is the full list:
Rambagh Palace, Jaipur, India
Now a 5-star hotel, the Rambagh Palace was once the official residence of Maharajah Sawai Man Singh II.
The building was originally constructed in 1835. The rooms are palatial because this hotel once really was a palace!
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The Rambagh Palace offers impressive architecture, beautiful gardens, and world-class service.
According to their reviews, visitors to this hotel particularly enjoyed the pools, spa, and the proximity of the hotel to the beach.
Ozen Reserve Bolifushi, Bolifushi Island, Maldives
The Ozen Reserve Bolifushi hotel defines decadence, offering guests the chance to stay in one of 90 private villas, each boasting a waterfront or beachside vista.
You’ll find almost every amenity available to guests here, including an eco-friendly, open-air ice rink. The hotel can also arrange private yacht charter for its visitors.
The guests reviewing this hotel were particularly complimentary of the spa, the rooftop bar, and the swimming pools.
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Hotel Colline de France, Gramado, Brazil
It is the attentive and personalized service offered to each guest that makes the Hotel Colline de France stand out from the crowd.
This is a relatively small hotel with just 34 suites, meaning that staff can focus on providing a truly luxurious experience.
The hotel looks and feels decadent, offering high-end amenities and a world-class restaurant.
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Shangri-La The Shard, London, United Kingdom
Occupying 18 floors of one of the most iconic buildings in London, the Shangri La The Shard offers guests both luxury and excitement.
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Guests here can take a swim in the highest hotel pool in Western Europe. The views from every room are quite spectacular. And the hotel offers 3 dining venues.
Of particular note is the afternoon tea, which is injected with an Asian-fusion twist, making it as unique as it is delicious.
The Ritz Carlton Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
The Ritz Carlton Hong Kong is the highest hotel in the world. Offering 312 rooms, you’re guaranteed an incredible view no matter which you choose.
The hotel also boasts two Michelin-starred restaurants, a ballroom, and a deluxe spa.
The Ritz Carlton Hong Kong defines decadence and is a major social hub for the rich and famous in Hong Kong.
Guests are particularly fond of the spa and the pool available here.
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JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
In a city packed full of awe-inspiring hotels, the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai still manages to stand out above the crowd.
That’s because this is the world’s tallest hotel, and it is spread across two iconic towers.
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Luxury and service are the main focus here, with guests particularly impressed with the quality of the concierge service offered.
The hotel has an excellent ambiance and a high number of returning guests as a result.
Romance Istanbul Hotel, Istanbul, Turkiye
A relatively small hotel with just 39 rooms, the Romance Istanbul Hotel defines small but perfectly formed.
Perfectly blending the facilities of a modern hotel with a traditional Ottoman touch, the hotel is beautifully designed and elegantly furnished.
The Romance Istanbul Hotel boasts a great location in the heart of the Old Town, and this is reflected in its old-world feel.
But what keeps guests coming back, again and again, is the quality of the service they receive here. The Romance Istanbul Hotel represents Turkish hospitality at its very best.
Ikos Dassia, Corfu, Greece
Ikos Dassia is a newly constructed 5-star resort hotel with a private beachfront setting.
What is impressive is the focus on luxury and service that the Ikos Dassia can offer, despite its scale.
This is a huge hotel that boasts over 400 rooms alongside 8 restaurants, 10 bars, 2 spa centers, and a host of indoor and outdoor swimming pools.
When you’re not enjoying the facilities here, take the time to enjoy the mountain and ocean views, which are truly spectacular.
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Ikos Andalusia, Estepona, Spain
Ikos Andalusia is the only all-inclusive hotel to make this top 10 list. It is also the second hotel from the Ikos group.
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This hotel is located close to the vibrance and luxury of Marbella, attracting a rich and famous clientele.
As well as offering luxurious rooms and world-class facilities, this hotel also offers high standards of food and show cooking. Guests were particularly impressed with the quality of the cocktails available.
Padma Resort Ubud, Puhu, Indonesia
Padma Resort Ubud is a 149-room resort that is famed for its breathtaking natural setting.
Situated in the heart of an otherwise quiet river valley, guests can enjoy five-star facilities and be as close as possible to nature at the same time.
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Whilst the rooms and facilities here are exceptional, it was the natural facilities that particularly impressed guests. The garden and bamboo forest walk experiences are highly regarded, and guests are also given the opportunity to feed animals here too.
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