The Top 100 Hotels

Travel+Leisure (01/08/2008)

Properties in Africa and Asia make up 28 percent of our list of the world's best hotels this year, but T+L readers are also recognizing excellence closer to home: the United States has 11 additional properties this year, for a total of 30, including 16 properties in the top 50. Our neighbors to the north also saw a boost: the number of Canadian properties jumped from two to four. 1 SINGITA SAW SAND & KRUGER NATIONAL PARK South Africa 97.50 2 OBEROI RAJVILAS Jaipur, India 95.71 3 FAIRMONT MARA SAFARI CLUB Masal Mara, Kenya 95.58 4 OBEROI UDAIVILAS Udaipur, India 95.00 4 TRIPLE CREEK RANCH Darby, Montana 95.00 6 OBEROI AMARVILAS Agra, India 94.27 7 KIRAWIRA LUXURY TENTED CAMP Serengeti National Park, Tanzania 93.89 8 SABI SABI PRIVATE CAME RESERVE Sabi Sands, South Africa 93.48 9 TORTILIS CAMP Amboseli National Park, Kenya 93.06 10 DOMAINE DES HAUTS DE LOIRE Onzain, France 92.56 11 ALVEAR PALACE HOTEL Buenos Aires 92.44 12 LITTLE PALM ISLAND RESORT & SPA Little Torch Key, Florida 92.39 13 HOTEL BELAIR Los Angeles 92.32 14 THE ORIENTAL Bangkok 91.94 15 FOUR SEASONS RESORT LANAI, THE LODGE AT KOELE 91.88 16 KICHWA TEMBO Masai Mara, Kenya 91.59 17 THE PENINSULA Bangkok 91.51 18 TAJ LAKE PALACE Udaipur, India 91.43 19 FOUR SEASONS RESORT Chiang Mai, Thailand 91.25 20 THE PENINSULA Beverly Hills 91.15 21 HOTEL HASSLER Rome 91.10 22 CAPE GRACE Cape Town 91.05 23 THE PENINSULA Hong Kong 91.04 24 VOYAGES LIZARD ISLAND Australia 90.94 25 TREETOPS LODGE & WILDERNESS EXPERIENCE Rotorua, New Zealand 90.77 26 FOUR SEASONS RESORT MAUI AT WAILEA 90.64 27 FOUR SEASONS RESORT HUALALAI Hawaii 90.63 27 WICKANINNISH INN Tofino, Vancouver Island 90.63 29 FOUR SEASONS HOTEL Hong Kong 90.37 30 HOTEL AMIGO Brussels 90.20 31 HOTEL MONASTERIO Cuzco, Peru 90.16 32 IL SAN PIETRO Positano, Italy 90.13 33 FOUR SEASONS HOTEL GEORGE V Paris 90.08 34 FOUR SEASONS HOTEL GRESHAM PALACE Budapest 90.00 35 FOUR SEASONS HOTEL New York City 89.94 36 THE PENINSULA Beijing 89.92 37 AUBERGE DU SOLEIL Rutherford, California 89.89 38 FOUR SEASONS HOTEL MÉXICO D.F. Mexico City 89.82 39 MOUNT KENYA SAFARI CLUB Nanyuki, Kenya 89.71 40 POST RANCH INN Big Sur, California 89.65 41 FOUR SEASONS HOTEL ISTANBUL AT SULTANAHMET 89.57 42 MONTAGE LAGUNA BEACH California 89.55 43 FOUR SEASONS HOTEL Prague 89.47 44 HALEKULANI Honolulu 89.45 45 THE PENINSULA Chicago 89.38 46 FOUR SEASONS RESORT Jackson Hole, Wyoming 89.36 47 GRACE IN ROSEBANK Johannesburg 89.32 48 ONE & ONLY OCEAN CLUB Paradise Island, Bahamas 89.29 49 BERNARDUS LODGE Carmel Valley, California 89.27 50 FOUR SEASONS HOTEL Chicago 89.24 51 SAN CLEMENTE PALACE HOTEL & RESORT Venice 89.17 52 RAFFLES HOTEL Singapore 89.03 53 GRAND HOTEL BAGLIONI Bologna, Italy 89.00 54 BEVERLY HILLS HOTEL BUNGALOWS 88.99 55 FOUR SEASONS RESORT WISTLER British Columbia 88.94 56 FOUR SEASONS RESORT THE BILTMORE Santa Barbara, California 88.82 57 LE MÉRIDIEN BRISTOL Warsaw 88.81 58 RITZCARLTON, BACHELOR GULCH Beaver Creek, Colorado 88.78 59 LA CASA CUE CANTA Zihuatanejo, Mexico 88.75 60 ST. REGIS Shanghai 88.70 61 NGORONGORO CRATER LODGE Tanzania 88.67 62 VlCTORlA-JUNFRAU GRAND HOTEL & SPA Interlaken, Switzerland 88.65 63 INN AT LITTLE Washington, Virginia 88.58 64 FOUR SEASONS HOTEL Shanghai 88.51 65 HOTEL GOLDENER HIRSCH Salzburg 88.50 65 TIDES ZIHUATANEJO (FORMERLY HOTEL VILLA DEL SOL) Mexico 88.50 67 CIRAGAN PALACE KEMPINSKI Istanbul 88.41 68 HOTEL HANA MAUI & NONUA SPA Maui 88.40 69 VILLA D'ESTE Cernobbio, Italy 88.39 70 STEIN ERIK LODGE Park City, Utah 88.38 71 RITZ-CARLTON, LAGUNA NIGUEL California 88.35 72 PORTMAH RITZ-CARLTON Shanghai 88.28 73 POST HOTEL & SPA Lake Louise, Alberta 88.26 74 LITTLE NELL Aspen, Colorado 88.23 75 RAFFLES GRANO HOTEL D'ANGKOR Siem Reap, Cambodia 88.16 76 ROYAL PALMS RESORT & SPA Phoenix 88.15 77 PARK HYATT Tokyo 88.09 78 FOUR SEASONS RESORT Nevis 88.05 79 OCCIDENTAL ROYAL HIDEAWAY PLAYACAR Playa del Carmen, Mexico 88.04 80 HOTEL BRISTOL Vienna 87.93 81 THE DORCHESTER London 87.88 82 RITZ PARIS 87.86 83 LE MÉRIDIEN CANCÚN RESORT & SPA 87.84 84 HOTEL HEALDSBURG California 87.77 85 FAIRMONT KEA CARL Maui 87.72 85 AUBERGE SAINTANTOINE Quebec City 87.72 87 GRAND HOTEL QUISISANA Capri, Italy 87.67 87 THE WESTCLIFF Johannesburg 87.67 89 FOUR SEASONS HOTEL Buenos Aires 87.66 90 BAUR AU LAC Zürich 87.63 91 LE SIRENUSE Positano, Italy 87.60 92 CALISTOGA RANCH California 87.58 93 INTERCONTINENTAL Hong Kong 87.57 94 HOTEL PUNTA ISLITA Guanacaste, Costa Rica 87.50 94 RUSTY PARROT LODGE & SPA Jackson Hole, Wyoming 87.50 94 WESTIN SYDNEY HOTEL 87.50 97 THE CLOISTER AT SEA ISLAND Georgia 87.38 98 INKATERRA MACHU PICCHU HOTEL Peru 87.24 99 RITZ'CARLTON Santiago, Chile 87.16 100 ST. REGIS Beijing 87.08 Throughout the World's Best Awards, scores are rounded to the nearest hundredth of a point; in the event of a tie, properties, companies, or destinations share the same ranking.