From horse drawn carriages to private villas, these top hotels have everything you could ever wish for. While they may be heavy on your pocket but the experience will definitely be worth it.
Travellers from all over the world voted for the best hotels of 2016 in the recently conducted TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice poll and among the top 10, Umaid Bhawan Palace, located in the Indian city of Jodhpur has been ranked as the world’s best.
The Palace won the 14th edition of the awards and received a five out of five rating among its 840 guests, while Shinta Mani Resort in Cambodia and Bellevue Syrene in Italy have been voted second and third best.
Gear up for some breathtaking pictures of this year’s top 10 hotels in the world:
1) Umaid Bhawan Palace
The palace-turned-hotel dates back to 1928 and was initially built for a Maharaja. The visual masterpiece expands over 26 acres of lush gardens and boasts 347 rooms out of which the hotel offers only 64 rooms and suites to it’s prestigious guests.
This hot destination is extremely popular among celebrities from all over the world. Hollywood star Elizabeth Hurley and Arun Nayar’s grand wedding also took place here.
The standard rooms for two adults start from $660 and the suite goes up to $1748 per night.
Because they have a private spa… not kidding!
There’s also a special place for all the lovebirds or newlyweds called the “Celebration Table”.
To jazz things up, the hotel also offers a horse carriage ride.
And a pool worth taking a dip in.
Are you daydreaming already?
Here’s what the guests had to say about the other nine:
2) Shinta Mani Resort
Located in Siem Reap, Cambodia, the resort is a vision of “beauty and serenity. The staff is happy, willing to help in any way, and creative about how they help.”
3) Bellevue Syrene
The hotel located in Sorrento, Italy is “elegant, breezy and relaxing. A beautiful hotel in a stunning location with great amenities and staff.”
4) Hanoi La Siesta Hotel & Spa
“We were totally impressed with the service, the room and the food. We would give it 10 stars if TripAdvisor had that many,” said guests who stayed at this lush hotel located in Vietnam.
5) Achtis Hotel
Located in Afitos, Greece, coming to Achtis is “like coming home and finding that you have staff to look after your very whim. There truly is nothing that the staff will not do to make your stay perfect.”
6) Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons
The Great Milton, United Kingdom, hotel’s “rooms, service and meals are outstanding. But it is more than that. It is the genuine and respectful friendliness shown by all the staff.”
7) Mirihi Island Resort
Located in the heart of Maldives, the resort’s “clear blue water that stretches into the horizon, the white soft sand and the warm, friendly staff made us fall in love with the place.”
8) Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba
The Palm – Eagle Beach, Aruba resort is “beautiful, the service is outstanding, and the wide, white sand beach is stunning. The staff made us feel special and pampered all week.”
9) Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel & Spa
“The week at the Calabash (Lance aux Epines, Grenada) was entirely stress-free. I cannot suggest any way for them to improve the experience.”
10) Hotel Ritta Hoppner
“Romantic chalets, great staff, A+ service. We were over the moon about our stay,” said guests of the hotel located in Gramado, Brazil.
Checkout the remaining top hotels here.