The winners of Tripadvisor‘s yearly Travelers’ Choice® Awards for Hotels were just announced. This latest community-driven ranking unveils the world’s most beloved hotels. It follows the early 2022 announcements of the Best of the Best Destinations and Beaches. Suppose you are currently in the process of organizing a summer or winter getaway. In that case, you need to look no further for recommendations on where to stay.
These accolades are based on ratings and reviews given by TripAdvisor users in 2021. People nonetheless took trips worldwide, participating in the post-pandemic travel renaissance made possible by widespread vaccination. People made vacationing a priority, whether that meant repeatedly visiting their go-to, tried-and-true hotel or venturing to exotic, out-of-the-way locations.
Hotels that receive the most positive reviews from tourists are honored annually. Although there are millions of listings on Tripadvisor, only the top-rated ones (less than 1 percent) receive the Best of the Best badge.
Three new categories—”Out of the Ordinary Hotels,” “Hotels on the Water,” and “Mountain Resorts & Lodges”—have been added to this year’s awards, bringing the total number of lodging categories to 11. We’ve broken down hotels into categories based on criteria, including the type of lodging, proximity to popular attractions, and even how long the current building has been in operation.
In 2022, Tulemar Bungalows & Villas in Costa Rica is the best hotel in the world. This jungle hotel sits on a bluff above the Pacific Ocean. Tulemar has been described as “a fantastic vacation in paradise” by many of its satisfied customers, and it has repeatedly placed high in the Best of the Best Awards.
The Mark Hotel in New York City, New York, is the best hotel in America in 2022. Although this is The Mark’s first year being nominated for a Travelers’ Choice award, the Upper East Side jewel is no stranger to fame, having been frequented by the likes of Meghan Markle and Kim Kardashian. Last week, many Hollywood A-listers visited The Mark to pose for pictures for fashion’s biggest night, the Met Gala. A gorgeous landmark building from 1927 serves as the exterior of The Mark. Still, the interior has been given a new lease on life and a fresh look in preparation for the 21st century.
Candleberry Inn in Cape Cod made waves as the world’s second-best bed and breakfast/inn (also No. 1 in the U.S.). This year, five B&Bs and inns in the United States were named to the list of the top 25 B&Bs and inns worldwide.
The Lyle in Washington, DC, the Pendry in Manhattan West, the Belvada Hotel in Nevada, and the Bottleworks Hotel in Indianapolis all made appearances on the list of the world’s hottest new hotels.
The Blue Swallow Motel in New Mexico and the Treebones Resort in California made the inaugural Out of the Ordinary list as two of the most unusual hotels in the world.
Out of the Ordinary Hotels
These one-of-a-kind accommodations will make for an unforgettable trip. All the winners are listed here.
After such a remarkable year, vacationers are looking for outstanding lodgings. This brand new 2022 list highlights their preferred out-of-the-ordinary lodging options, which range from cave hotels to rainforest treehouses to yurts.
Kayakapi Premium Caves in Cappadocia, Turkey, is the Best Out-of-the-Normal Hotel in the World. Staying in rooms carved out of a network of caves is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. When you include in the breathtaking panorama of Ürgüp and Göreme National Park beyond the windows, you have an Instagram-worthy location.
Hottest New Hotels
Vacationers tried out this year’s crop of cutting-edge lodgings. All the winners are listed here.
In 2022, the Adiwana Suweta on Bali will be the best new hotel in the world. The resort looks out over the verdant jungle and tall tropical trees. Adiwana has been the much-needed oasis of calm for weary tourists in a year marked by stress and uncertainty.
Lyle Washington DC has been named the year’s Most Anticipated Hotel (also No. 4 worldwide) in the United States. The Lyle, a hotel with a view located in the heart of D.C., is housed in a converted Art Deco apartment building from the 1940s.
Hotels on the Water
What sells this place are the water views and the (very) short walk to the beach from the bedroom. All the winners are listed here.
The Ikos Aria in Greece is the Best Waterfront Hotel worldwide in 2022. Located on the southwest coast of Kos Island, where the warm Mediterranean sun shines, the Ikos Aria Hotel is an intriguing blend of modern design and warm Greek hospitality.
The Napili Surf Beach Resort in Lahaina, Hawaii, is the best in the United States. The beautiful Napili Beach is outside your door, making this the ideal spot for a restful beach getaway.
Mountain Resorts & Lodges
The mountains provide the ideal locations for getting away from it all. Winners are listed on this page.
The greatest Mountain Resort & Lodge in the globe in 2022 is the No. 1 Top Hotel, Tulemar Bungalows & Villas. The Tulemar’s location high in the jungle makes for a thrilling mountainside excursion.
Alta’s Rustler Lodge in Utah is at the top of the list for the United States. This lodge is a powder-dream skier located at the base of the Alta Ski Area.
B&Bs and Inns
There’s all the homey charm you could want. All the winners are listed here.
For the second year in a row, the Toulson Court in Scarborough, United Kingdom, has been voted the best bed and breakfast in the world. The Toulson is the epitome of the classic bed and breakfast, and its kind innkeepers have earned the accolade of “home away from home” from their customers.
Candleberry Inn on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, is the best bed and breakfast in the United States. The Candleberry Inn, nestled in Cape Cod’s past, offers its guests a sumptuous morning breakfast and excellent service.
Places to stay where no detail has been overlooked. Find out who won here.
For the third time, the Greek resort of Ikos Aria has been named the most extraordinary All-Inclusive Hotel in the world (along with Hotels on the Water and Luxury Hotels). In addition to its breathtaking location and high-end facilities, what makes Ikos Aria genuinely remarkable is the hotel’s outstanding service.
Nothing beats a five-star hotel, a luxurious vacation, and exceptional service. All the winners are listed here.
The Greek resort of Ikos Aria is ranked first among luxury hotels. There’s more to this five-star hotel than a convenient location; visitors praise the property’s high-end amenities and impeccable service.
In addition to being the most excellent hotel in the country, The Mark Hotel also holds the title of a top luxury hotel in the United States. The Mark “brings luxury to a new level,” according to customers, who praise the hotel’s spacious rooms, nightly turndown service, and attentive concierge staff.
Most Romantic Hotels
Beautiful places to stay that are perfect for couples. Find out who won here.
Hotel Valle D’Incanto, which translates to “enchanting hotel,” is the place to go if you’re looking for swoon-worthy lodgings. For 2022, the most romantic place in the world will be this Italian-themed hotel in Gramado, Brazil. Charm, romance, and privacy await you on your honeymoon or anniversary getaway.
The best place for a couple in the United States is the Kehoe House in Savannah. The Renaissance Revival palace, built in 1892 and meticulously renovated, represents the height of southern hospitality.
Hotels that both parents and children adore and recommend for your next vacation. All the winners are listed here.
In 2022, the Alpino Baby Family Hotel in Andalo, Italy, has the best hotel rating worldwide regarding its family-friendliness. Discover a place where the kids may play and the adults can unwind. Even infants can enjoy the hotel’s water park, daily activities, and daily support thanks to the hotel’s vast and well-equipped play facilities.
Sun Viking Lodge in Daytona Beach, Florida, United States, has been named the best family-friendly hotel in the country for 2022. This one-of-a-kind family resort is a hit with young travelers thanks to its free activity program, beach volleyball courts, kiddie pool, and playground.
The most fantastic boutique hotels are those that are also the most intimate. All the winners are listed here.
This year, the White House Hotel Istanbul has been named the best small hotel in the world. The White House Hotel is conveniently located for seeing everything in Istanbul. It also boasts a beautiful rooftop terrace where visitors can eat while exploring the cityscape.
Boothbay Harbor, Maine’s Topside Inn, has been named the best small hotel in the United States for 2022. Only a short distance from all that picturesque Boothbay Harbor has to offer, this 19th-century sea captain’s home has been transformed into a stylish coastal getaway with breathtaking views of the harbor, perennial beachside gardens, and peaceful nooks.
10 Best Hotels in the World in 2022
- Tulemar Bungalows & Villas – Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
- Hotel Colline de France – Gramado, Brazil
- Ikos Aria – Kefalos, Greece
- Romance Istanbul Hotel – Istanbul, Turkey
- THE OMNIA – Zermatt, Switzerland
- Kayakapi Premium Caves – Cappadocia – Urgup, Turkey
- Six Senses Laamu – Olhuveli Island, Maldives
- Hamanasi Adventure and Dive Resort – Hopkins, Belize
- Padma Resort Ubud – Payangan, Indonesia
- BLESS Hotel Madrid – Madrid, Spain
10 Best Hotels in the U.S. in 2022
- The Mark Hotel – New York City, New York
- Hotel Jerome, Auberge Resorts Collection – Aspen, Colorado
- Trump International Hotel Washington D.C. – Washington D.C.
- The Lodge at Woodloch – Hawley, Pennsylvania
- Mint House at 70 Pine – New York City, New York
- Sage Lodge – Pray, Montana
- Hotel Emma at Pearl – San Antonio, Texas
- The Towers at Lotte New York Palace – New York City, New York
- The Oxford Hotel – Bend, Oregon
- The Standard Spa, Miami Beach – Miami Beach, Florida
Visit tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Hotels to see all the 2022 winners in 11 categories.
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