TRIPADVISOR ANNOUNCES 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
“We’re excited to recognize the world’s best properties, based on the opinions of those who know them best – the millions of travelers around the globe who come to TripAdvisor to share their experiences,” said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. “For those seeking inspiration for their 2014 travel planning, this list of spectacular accommodations that received 2014 Travelers’ Choice awards is a perfect place to start.”
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:||Top 10 Hotels in the U.S.:|
|1. Grand Hotel Kronenhof, Pontresina, Switzerland||1. The Grand Del Mar, San Diego, California|
|2. The Upper House, Hong Kong, China||2. French Quarter Inn, Charleston, South Carolina|
|3. Gili Lankanfushi Maldives, Lankanfushi, Maldives||3. Bardessono, Yountville, California|
|4. Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens, La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica||4. Allison Inn & Spa, Newberg, Oregon|
|5. The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur, India
||5. Five Pine Lodge & Spa, Sisters, Oregon
|6. Casa Gangotena, Quito, Ecuador||6. 21c Museum Hotel Bentonville, Bentonville, Arkansas|
|7. Lindos Blu, Lindos, Greece
||7. Tivoli Lodge, Vail, Colorado
|8. The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort, Punta de Mita, Mexico||8. The Sherry-Netherland Hotel, New York City, New York|
|9. The Oberoi, Mumbai, Mumbai, India||9. Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka’upulehu, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii|
|10. Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto, Toronto, Canada||10. 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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