The Best Hotels in the World According to TripAdvisor

Sure, you might always stay at Motel 6, because it gets the job done, but your new wife deserves something special on your honeymoon. Maybe you're thinking Hampton Inn. Or, maybe you're thinking one of the best hotels in the world. Now you're on to something.

TripAdvisor just released the results of its 2016 Traveler's' Choice Awards, its annual ranking of all things travel, according to personal reviews. In the category of hotels, you'll find a lot of beachside mansions and/or excellent pool areas (surprise, surprise), but the 10 best hotels in the world dish out stunning visuals, and you can see all of them below. For even more TripAdvisor-approved abodes, check out the full list here

10. Hotel Ritta Hoppner

Gramado, Brazil

“Romantic chalets, great staff, A+ service. We were over the moon about our stay.”

9. Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel & Spa

Lance aux Epines, Grenada

“A week at the Calabash was entirely stress-free. I cannot suggest any way for them to improve the experience.”

8. Bucuti & Tara Beach Resort Aruba

Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba

“The resort is beautiful, the service outstanding, and the wide, white sand beach is stunning. The staff made us feel special and pampered all week.”

7. Mirihi Island Resort

Mirihi, Maldives

“The clear blue water that stretched into the horizon, the white soft sand and the warm, friendly staff made us fall in love with the place.”

6. Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons

Great Milton, United Kingdom

“Of course the rooms, service and meals are outstanding. But it is more than that. It is the genuine and respectful friendliness shown by all the staff.”

5. Achtis Hotel

Afitos, Greece

“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.”

4. Hanoi La Siesta Hotel & Spa

Hanoi, Vietnam

“We were totally impressed with the service, the room and the food. We would give it 10 stars if TripAdvisor had that many.”

3. Bellevue Syrene

Sorrento, Italy

“Elegant, breezy and relaxing. A beautiful hotel in a stunning location with great amenities and staff.”

2. Shinta Mani Resort

Siem Reap, Cambodia

“Beauty and serenity. The staff are, to a person, happy, willing to help in any way, and creative about how they help.”

1. Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur

Jodhpur, India

“A living dream. Truly a magical and fascinating experience. Majestic architecture and intricate detail.”

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Kara King is a News Writer at Thrillist and really needs to stop staying in hostels. Send news tips to and follow her at @karatillie.