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4.5
The Cosmopolitan is one of my favorite places to stay because of the food, the casino ambiance, and the nightlife. If you want to stay in one place...
2

The Fairmont San Francisco

San Francisco, California
4.5
The Fairmont is great! I recommend coming here during Christmas time every single year because they always have the world's biggest...
3

Burj Al Arab

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
4.5
One of the most amazing hotel structure ever, the shape and the design just breathtaking. Even from distance away it will wow you, inside is...
4

Hotel del Coronado

Greater San Diego, California
4.5
Hello Hotel Del Coronado! I was very excited that my boyfriend's friend who was from San Diego and brought us to this beautiful, magical looking...
5

The Peninsula Hong Kong

Hong Kong, China
4.5
I visit this hotel almost every time I come to HK. It's beautiful, classy, and just a joy to be at. I've been here for afternoon tea, a large...
6

Halekulani

Oahu, Hawaii
4.5
A beautiful hotel located along the beach in Honolulu. I came here to attend a wedding. Guests were welcomed on the ground floor and then we were...
7

Wynn Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
4.5
The outdoor waterfall/bar is awesome. Pretty far down the strip to stay at.
8

Hotel Ritz Paris

Paris and Surrounds, France
5
Closed for renovations! Boo! No Hemmingway Bar until late this year or 2015.
9

The Soho Hotel

London, United Kingdom
4.5
This is a great hotel and the cocktail bar is fabulous. We went there on the day after Halloween, when Soho was teeming, and found it a refuge....
10
4.5
If you have reservation at this hotel between Jan-April 2014, Run, do not walk to your travel agent and get rebooked somewhere else! We made...
11

Fontainebleau Miami Beach

Greater Miami, Florida
4.5
Amazing view of Miami. The pool is the best part of the hotel.
12

Taj Mahal Palace & Tower

Mumbai (Bombay), India
4.5
Lot has been said about the architecture, location, service, heritage about this hotel. So not gonna bore you further but share my experience...
13

Makati Shangri-La Manila

Makati City, Philippines
4.5
Whatever you expect from a Shangri-La, you get. I stayed here at this hotel a few years ago and was delighted by the service. A majestic lobby...
14
4.5
Service was great, lots to do, beautiful resort. Very pricey though!
15

Montage Laguna Beach

Orange County, California
5
Awesome piano bar, great wine selection.. David the pianist is amazing. I proposed to my wife on the bench over looking the Pacific Ocean here....
16
5
I like the Fours Season Hotel's on my trip I prefer stay there !
17

Dream Downtown Hotel

Greater New York City, New York State
4.5
Whether you are looking for a great hotel for your family or just a place to wine and dine, the Dream Hotel is rapidly causing a stir and becoming a...
18
4.5
A repurposed elementary school turned into a hotel and entertainment complex.
19

The Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay

Half Moon Bay, California
4.5
This place has the best view in the bay area! The hotel is located in one of the most beautiful beaches in the bay, on top of a cliff, with great...
20
5
You can barely tell that this is a hotel now, and not a palace any longer. Amazing location right on the water and close to historic tourist...
21

Peninsula Shanghai

Shanghai, China
4.5
Super convenient. Great, classic building. Sometimes occasionally misses the market but is occasionally brilliant.
22
4.5
We had the most measured expectations coming into staying at this place for spring break. It was one week, no specific plan other than to relax...
23
4.5
This was a beautiful hotel. I stayed in it the year it opened. It is more towards Fells Point and away from the Inner Harbor. The rooms were nice and...
24

Ace Hotel and Swim Club

Palm Springs, California
4.5
The Ace offers charmingly hipster quality at a very reasonable price. Stay here for the relaxing pool setting, the bar, the outdoor fires and...
25

The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort

Bora Bora, French Polynesia
5
In true St. Regis luxury and style the Bora Bora Resort provides exceptional service and an experience to remember. Offering amazing views of...
26

Hotel Monteleone

New Orleans, Louisiana
5
The Hotel Monteleone is one of the last family-owned and operated hotels in New Orleans. Since being constructed 1886, five generations of...
27

The Aubrey

Santiago, Chile
5
Testament to how much the Bellavista neighbourhood has changed in recent years - it used to be something of a magnet for tatty students and...
28

The Peninsula Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
5
This hotel is a favorite for foodies for two reasons: Chef Lee Wolen's The Lobby, which boasts some of the best roast chicken in the city, and the...
29
5
Simply an amazing resort to have diner / people watch
30

Dusit Thani Hotel

Bangkok, Thailand
5
Well placed and a good view from there, good food and services and all the personal was very nice. I recomend going here if you can afford it....
31

Park Hyatt Sydney

Sydney and Surrounds, Australia
4.5
very nice spot to be or just for coffee or lunch...the view!!!
32

Liberty Hotel

Boston and Surrounds, Massachusetts
4.5
I haven't stayed here - but I have gone to the bar which is a good scene. In the summer the line can be very long. The bathroom situation is also a bit...
33
5
Perfect location, great, very serviceminded staff and wonderful beds. Why stay anywhere else?
34

Alfonso XIII Hotel

Seville, Spain
5
In 2000 my fiance and I flew to Madrid, leased a car, and drove to Sevilla to get married. While there, we stayed at the Alfonso XIII Hotel. We loved...
35

The Carneros Inn

Napa and Sonoma Valley, California
5
Ok. Yes. This place is expensive. And I don't say this lightly - but it is so worth it. I've never been anywhere in Napa that made me feel like I...
36
4.5
I stayed at the Aulani for a night to celebrate a friend's wedding. The wedding ceremony was held outdoors on the Halawai Lawn and then the...
37

The Langham Huntington, Pasadena, Los Angeles

Greater Los Angeles, California
4.5
Very fancy hotel. Valet parking only, though, which costs $25. Renaissance paintings and furniture add to the classiness of the atmosphere. A...
38
4.5
This is an amazing resort on the northern part of the island. I stayed during Christmas time on my last visit, and I really enjoyed the trees that...
39

Hotel Sacher Wien

Vienna, Austria
4.5
Didn't stay here but had to try the Sachertorte in its place of creation. It melted in my mouth.
40

The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel

Orange County, California
4.5
There's no place like the Ritz! drop by for anything you want. Even a free tram ride Salt Creek Beach in the summer. They are very gracious....
41

The Beehive

Rome and Surrounds, Italy
5
A stylish hostel that is steps from Termini station, but feels like a little oasis of modern cool. A vegetarian cafe graces the basement and...
42

citizenM Amsterdam City

Amsterdam, Netherlands
4.5
Nice hotel, clean but very expensive: coffe 4€. Close to the city, 10 minutes by bus. Room a little bit small but nice design, modern stile....
43
5
A trully beautiful and modern hotel located just by the beach (and next to Potato Head). Can easily spend the whole day in the hotel chilling...
44

Bacara Resort and Spa

Santa Barbara, California
5
This luxury spa is beloved for its brunch, ocean views, toiletries, and attentive service.
45

The Broadmoor

Colorado Springs, Colorado
5
Amazing place for a fancy date night. The outdoor fire pit are lit in the winter months which make it a gorgeous place to take a romantic walk....
46

Revel

Atlantic City and the New Jersey Shore, New Jersey
5
Stayed in this beautiful hotel for a bachelorette party and had an amazing time! Our room was immaculate and very spacious. And the bathroom was...
47

Hermanus Backpackers

Hermanus, South Africa
5
Amazing Great White Shark cage diving deal includes accommodation for only R995! You can find out more about the deal on their website or on...
48

MotorCity Casino Hotel

Detroit, Michigan
4.5
This 400 room Detroit casino hotel is near Masonic Temple & the Fox Theater. The MotorCity Casino Hotel includes a restaurant and a bar/lounge....
49
5
A Japanese bath house and spa with luxurious hot tubs and full spa amenities.
50

Hotel Le St James

Montreal, Quebec
5
The St. James Hotel on the most important street in the Montreal financial district, St. Jacques Street, was built back in the mid to late...
51
4.5
This is where Glen & I got married! It is an incredible, magical city all of its own - especially during the holidays with the incomparable lights...
52

Atlantis The Palm

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
4.5
View from Atlantis Aquaventure.. Summer at its best..:)
53
4.5
This is a massive hotel. The shops, restaurants, and bars are everywhere. They have nearly a dozen shows in-residence, and the spa is enormous....
54
4.5
The Grand Wailea is not your typical Hilton property. This is part of the Waldorf Astoria collection, and the grounds are most on par with other...
55

Four Seasons Hotel

Hong Kong, China
5
Killer pool and city view. Located close to everything! Amaaaaaing spa and staff throughout the hotel. Of course the restaurants are...
56

Sheraton Waikiki

Oahu, Hawaii
4.5
Great hotel. It has a great view. Some of the rooms have the views of half the ocean and the mountains. The best perk, it is close to the beach....
57

Paradise Point Resort & Spa

Greater San Diego, California
4.5
I recently stayed in Bungalow 515 for my 2 nights at the Paradise Point Resort. My door opened up to a pleasant lagoon, with Paradise Cove being...
58

Four Seasons Hotel New York

Greater New York City, New York State
4.5
Those who follow my reviews know that I have no tolerance for snooty staff behavior. I have been staff, and know what it means to provide 5 star...
59

Encore At Wynn Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
4.5
The Encore was built after the Wynn, hence the name, and it is a wonderful addition to an already exceptional hotel. The pros of Encore over Wynn...
60

The London West Hollywood

Greater Los Angeles, California
4.5
The rooms at the London are very nice, except for the fact that the uber cool showers flood the bathrooms. The food here is excellent, the...
61
5
This prison turned hotel is completely gorgeous from every angle! Perfect location for visiting the sights with Hagai Sophia, Blue Mosque and...
62

The Phoenician Resort

Phoenix and Surrounds, Arizona
5
I feel like I’m in a dream world. No, really, this place is beautiful. It is everything you could want in a resort, except the beach (and the...
63

Benson Hotel

Portland, Oregon
4.5
Great pet friendly option in Portland when the Hotel Monaco rates are high. This is in an old building with charm and class. Walking distance to...
64

Grand Hyatt Santiago

Santiago, Chile
4.5
Thinking of a luxury stay, that's your hotel. Rates are expensive, but the service, structure and environment are worth Staff is unique in...
65
4.5
4 seasons is so consistent - they're great hotels to stay at when traveling. The service is great, rooms are spacious and the location was ok...
66

The Palmer House Hilton

Chicago, Illinois
4.5
Aside from housing the rich and famous during the 1893 World's Fair, the Palmer House also shares another piece of history with the exhibition....
67

The Surf and Sand Resort

Orange County, California
5
Don’t let the petite lobby fool you, this hotel is enormous! It has three large buildings on the property all with oversized rooms, ocean and...
68

Blakes Hotel

London, United Kingdom
5
Everything from the plush red decor to the freestanding bathtub made my room feel more like a boudoir than a place where one stays on a business...
69

Le Parker Meridien Palm Springs

Palm Springs, California
4.5
Everything about this hotel says luxury. The spa was fabulous and the most zen relaxing experience I’ve ever had. The grounds and gardens of the...
70
5
The Westin Book Cadillac is an iconic hotel that embodies Detroit’s revolution. The Book Cadillac building was built in a neo-classical style...
71
4.5
The BEST Resort in Bali, service second to none. Staff goes above and beyond to give guests the most pleasurable experience....
72

Bellagio Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
4.5
From the fountains to the colorful indoor garden (the Conservatory), to Dale Chihuly's work-of-art lobby (Fiori di Como), to the buffet and...
73

The Royal Hawaiian

Oahu, Hawaii
5
Also known as the Pink Palace, the centrally located hotel in the heart of Honolulu's shopping district is a wonderful place to stay. The...
74
5
This resort has an ideal location in Wailea, just steps from Polo Beach. The property itself is gorgeous with everything you would expect from a...
75
4.5
One of the top high teas are held in the mandarin oriental hotel. The scones are to die for and the strawberry green tea is deliciousness!...
76

W New York - Times Square

Greater New York City, New York State
4.5
While the W in Times Square is not my idea of the best location, it serves a great purpose for business travelers that are looking for good...
77

M Resort Spa Casino

Las Vegas, Nevada
4.5
This property is nowhere near the Las Vegas Strip, but is yet another billion dollar mega resort. The food is excellent, the drinks are cheap,...
78

W Santiago

Santiago, Chile
4.5
at walking distance of Providencia, probably the best hotels we ever have been, extreme friendly and helpfull staff, perfect service,...
79

Peninsula Beverly Hills

Greater Los Angeles, California
5
Both humans and their pets are pampered at the Peninsula Beverly Hills. Your dog is sure to appreciate the personalized towels and plush doggy...
80

Marriott Marina San Diego

Greater San Diego, California
4.5
Loved this place! I was here for a mixer and had a great time. Great service, ambiance, view and drinks! Definitely a place to and relax while...
81
4.5
This hotel is located within the Mandalay Bay building, but is operated as an independent hotel, with separate secured entrances into the...
82
5
This boutique hotel has a popular rooftop bar as well, perfect for summer evenings and weekend afternoons.
83
4.5
We reserved this room through the direct site after seeing a pretty good deal for it for Mother's Day weekend. We were coming here for my dad's...
84

Crowne Plaza Costa Mesa Orange County

Orange County, California
5
What a grand hotel. Whoever did the interior designing got it completely right. All the furniture was of dark high quality wood and most walls...
85

The Savoy

London, United Kingdom
5
a bit out of the major center. very good hotel, very nice lounge to have your perfect afternoon tea. service high standard, room was a bit dark...
86

Grosvenor House Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
4.5
Famous for afternoon tea :) should give it a try !
87

Les Suites Orient

Shanghai, China
5
rated # 1 hotel in Shanghai on trip advisor. If you get lucky with a corner room, you'll have an amazing view on the bund. obviously not cheap. I...
88
4.5
This is a lovely 5-star resort, located just east of Honolulu. The grounds are lovely, the beach is very private, they have dolphins...
89
4.5
The Ritz is very nice, but the location is a bit far north for my liking. It is a bit windy on this part of the island, and I have found the beaches to be...
90

The St. Regis Hotel, New York

Greater New York City, New York State
4.5
We didn't actually stay at this hotel, but we spent seventy dollars drinking tea and eating cookies in the hotel's plush lobby....
91

SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills

Greater Los Angeles, California
4.5
This is a wonderful, trendy and efficient hotel. Bazaar is a great restaurant. Id been wanting to try Chef Jose Andres' cuisines. Rajat...
92

Andaz West Hollywood

Greater Los Angeles, California
4.5
I really enjoyed my stay at this hotel, which was formerly known as the Rock and Roll Hyatt back in the day. Great service, a really nice gym,...
93

Hostelling International - New York

Greater New York City, New York State
4
This hostel feels like a summer camp, in the best way! Travelers congregate on the porch outside to discuss their plans for the days and...
94
4.5
Chic, trendy, and modern is the Modern in Honolulu. The pool side bar is a good choice for sunset watching while the pool itself is great for...
95
5
The Four Seasons in Wailea may be one of the most romantic hotels I have ever visited. They cater to couples and honeymooners, and are well versed...
96

W New York - Union Square

Greater New York City, New York State
4
One of my favorite NYC hotels. Great service, nice sized rooms, my only complaint is that they don't have bathtubs.
97
4.5
The first time I stayed at this resort was when i was 12 years old. It still looks the same, for the most part, and there are a lot of redeeming...
98
4
This is a very nice resort very close to where I usually like to stay. As you would expect, the pools and amenities are fantastic. The location is...
99

THEhotel at Mandalay Bay

Las Vegas, Nevada
4.5
Love this hotel. One of my favorites on the strip because it is smoke free and does not have a casino. The rooms are luxurious and service is always...
100
4.5
Less than 5 minutes to more golf! The restaurant is open for lunch and offers gorgeous views. We love the onion rings and fish sandwiches. Ask for...