TOP25 HOTELS is a collection of exceptional hotels, resorts, retreats, eco-lodges and private islands featuring the top 25 luxury properties in the world and each destination. We recognize the World’s Best Luxury Hotels for their outstanding facilities, service excellence and for making our travel experiences more unique and sustainable for everyone.

The World's Top 25 Hotels - Nominees

The Maybourne Riviera

The Maybourne Riviera emerges from the rocky peninsula of Roquebrune-Cap-Martin as if forging its way into the glistening Mediterranean more ->

MO Canouan

The Mandarin Oriental Canouan is an all-ocean view luxury hideaway perfect for families and friends, surrounded by the Caribbean’s largest living coral reef, the perfectly secluded island of more ->

Acqualina Resort

Acqualina Resort & Residences is a place, on a pristine stretch of Miami Beach, where the charm of a Mediterranean villa meets elegance on the beach. more ->

Adlon Kempinski

The Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin is the quintessence of luxury lodging in Berlin, Germany, located in Berlin's Mitte, a few steps from the Brandenburg more ->

Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort

Al Jabal Al Akhdar offers a prestigious gateway to Oman's ancient forts, souk market discoveries and remote agricultural villages, as well as an impressive topography of mountain and more ->

Alila Villas Uluwatu

Poised on an elevated plateau that meets with limestone cliffs sweeping down to the ocean, the view from the Alila Villas Uluwatu is nothing less than more ->


Amangiri is a remote hideaway in Utah perfect for adrenaline-fuelled adventure and peaceful desert retreats. The resort is backed by a lofty rock escarpment and blends in seamlessly more ->

Anantara Golden Triangle

At Anantara's hilltop retreat in Chiang Rai, Thailand, wake up to spectacular panoramas over luscious greenery straddling the borders of Laos and more ->

Anantara Layan

Anantara Layan Phuket Resort is nestled in lush tropical jungle overlooking the picturesque bay of Layan Beach and the Andaman Sea. The luxury resort opens onto a private more ->

Anantara Mai Khao

Anantara Mai Khao Phuket Villas is situated on the longest beach in Mai Khao on the north-western coast of Phuket Island and is cocooned by the untouched Sirinath more ->

Anantara Siam

Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel offers discerning travelers a luxurious retreat to enjoy life’s finer pleasures in the heart of more ->

Ashford Castle

Ashford Castle, the ancestral home of the Guinness family, is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The Castle's incredible characters care deeply about each and every more ->

Baccarat Hotel New York

In constant pursuit of perfection, possessing the same attention to detail and precision as crystal craftsmen, Baccarat has honed a culture of discretion and politesse. more ->

The Balmoral

The Balmoral in Edinburgh, Scotland is a legendary hotel and landmark clock tower, the symbol of its city. Opened in 1902, the world-renowned Balmoral Hotel is considered one more ->

Banyan Tree Phuket

Banyan Tree Phuket is a Sanctuary for the Senses located within the private gated resort community of Laguna on the sweeping white sands of Bang Tao Beach. The more ->

Bateleur Camp

Experience the quintessential African safari experience in the unforgettable Masai Mara, where guests can expect to encounter the Big Five and an abundance of wildlife and spectacular more ->

Beau Rivage Genève

The Beau Rivage Genève is the oldest hotel in Geneva, founded and still operated by Mayer family since more ->

Beau Rivage Palace

Since 1861, Beau-Rivage Palace has been proving that tradition and innovation, just like cultural heritage and modernity, complement each other very more ->

Bulgari Resort Bali

The Five-Bedroom Mansions feature five separate bedrooms, private pool and garden with Indian Ocean View, terrace, open – air living room pavilion, Miele kitchen appliances and private more ->

Burj Al Arab

Burj Al Arab takes hotel design and cutting-edge engineering to a new level of modern luxury; from a man-made island to the world’s tallest atrium, duplex suites with more ->

Cape Panwa Hotel

Cape Panwa Hotel is set in lush tropical gardens with a low-rise architectural design that blends perfectly with the natural beauty of the cape and bay more ->

Capella Ubud

Located in the heart of lush green forests, Capella Ubud unique tented camp sits in complete harmony with the surrounding dense rainforest just 20-Minutes north of Ubud, within more ->

Casa de Campo

Case de Campo is one of the most exclusive resort destination resort in the Caribbean on stunning 7,000-acre in La Romana on the southeastern coast of the Dominican more ->

Çiragan Palace Kempinski

Çiragan Palace Kempinski the only Ottoman Imperial Palace on the Bosphorus offers a resort ambience in the city and reflects the ultimate luxury of a genuine Ottoman more ->

Hôtel de Crillon

Hôtel de Crillon is more than just one of the world’s most majestic hotels; it is a historic landmark that personifies the poise, elegance and spirit of more ->

Hotel Danieli

The legendary luxury hotel overlooking the Venice lagoon. With its heritage setting on Riva degli Schiavoni, Hotel Danieli dominates the Venetian lagoon with spectacular more ->

The Dolder Grand

The Dolder Grand, a fairy-tale-like castle built during the 19th century, is perched on a peaceful hilltop above Zurich with magnificent views of the city, the lake and more ->

Dorado Beach

Once a plantation, Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve is now one of the most exclusive Caribbean luxury resorts in Puerto Rico. Nestled on the lush and luxurious northern more ->

Emirates Palace

Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi offers stunning Arabian interiors and legendary Mandarin Oriental five-star service, the resort delivers a new level of luxury to the heart of Abu more ->

Fasano Rio de Janeiro

Fasano Hotel Rio de Janeiro is the first building in Brazil designed by Philippe Starck, making it the most fascinating destination at Ipanema's more ->

Four Seasons Bangkok

Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok is a riverside sanctuary located along 200 metres of open riverfront designed by Jean-Michel more ->

Frégate Island Private

Frégate Island Private is nestled among tropical vegetation on the shoreline of a private island in the more ->

Gd Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat

Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, a Four Seasons Hotel has been the epitome of Côte d’Azur chic for more than a more ->

Gresham Palace Budapest

A landmark on one of Europe’s most scenic rivers, Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest embodies historic grandeur and youthful more ->

The Gritti Palace Venice

Overlooking the Grand Canal in the heart of Venice, The Gritti Palace is a historical treasure where heritage and culture blend with renewed Venetian more ->

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