Leading Hotels Members Honored With Travel + Leisure’s 2019 World’s Best Awards

The best hotels in the world according to the 2019 Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards. View hotels winning the number one spot in top 10 hotels in the world regional categories.
Leading Hotels Members Honored With More Than 60 Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards
Eight Member Hotels Ranked Best in Category

The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd is proud to recognize the more than 40 member hotels awarded with over 60 Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards this year. Selected by Travel + Leisure’s global readership of avid travelers, the prestigious annual awards honor the top travel destinations, hotels and companies worldwide.

From an all-suite oasis set within the ancient walls of Marrakech's old city, to a luxury high-rise Miami Beach hotel, the independent, luxury collection’s award recipients were represented in 35 destinations worldwide. Nine premier #1 spots were awarded to members in destination-specific categories, including:

  • The Lowell (New York, NY, United States) – Top 10 New York City City Hotels
  • The Setai (Miami Beach, FL, United States) – Top 10 Greater Miami Beach Resort Hotels
  • J.K. Place Firenze (Florence, Italy) – Top 10 Europe City Hotels & Top 5 Florence City Hotels
  • The Lanesborough (London, England) – Top 10 London City Hotels
  • La Réserve Paris Hotel and Spa (Paris, France) – Top 10 Paris City Hotels
  • J.K. Place Roma (Rome, Italy) – Top 5 Rome City Hotels
  • Tivoli Palácio De Seteais (Sintra, Portugal) – Top 3 Spain & Portugal Resort Hotels
  • Royal Mansour Marrakech (Marrakech, Morocco) – Top 10 Africa City Hotels
“It is a wonderful accomplishment for so many of our member hotels to be recognized in the 2019 Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards,” said Shannon Knapp, Interim CEO, The Leading Hotels of the World. “It is a true testament to our hoteliers’ commitment to independent hotel keeping and their unparalleled ability to craft distinct experiences that they are consistently acknowledged in these coveted awards year after year. Congratulations to all of our honored members whose individuality and personalized service create unforgettable memories for Travel + Leisure’s readers and worldwide travelers.”

Set to appear in the August issue of the publication, the full list of Leading Hotels named to the 2019 World’s Best Awards include:

Europe, Middle East, Africa
England   The Lanesborough, Oetker Collection, London*/**
The Milestone Hotel, London*
The Ritz London, London
France   La Réserve Paris Hotel and Spa, Paris*/**
Ritz Paris, Paris
Greece   Katikies, Santorini*
Ireland   Ashford Castle, Cong
Adare Manor, Adare
Italy   J.K. Place Capri, Capri
Palazzo Avino, Ravello*
Hassler Roma, Rome
J.K. Place Roma, Rome**
Borgo Egnazia, Savelletri di Fasano*
Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria, Sorrento
Villa D’Este, Cernobbio
Hotel Santa Caterina, Amalfi
Portrait Firenze, Florence
J.K. Place Firenze, Florence*/**
Morocco   La Mamounia, Marrakech
Royal Mansour Marrakech, Marrakech*/**
Portugal   Tivoli Palácio De Seteais**
Scotland   Gleneagles Hotel, Auchterarder
South Africa   Cape Grace, Cape Town
Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa, Johannesburg*
12 Apostles Hotel & Spa, Cape Town
Spain   Majestic Hotel & Spa, Barcelona
United Arab Emirates   Residence & Spa at One&Only Royal Mirage Dubai, Dubai

Indonesia   Nihi Sumba Island, Sumba Island*
Japan   Palace Hotel Tokyo, Tokyo

The Americas and Caribbean
Argentina   The Vines Resort & Spa, Mendoza*
Chile   The Singular Patagonia, Puerto Bories Hotel, Puerto Natales*
Colombia   Hotel Casa San Agustin, Cartagena
Mexico   UNICO 20°87° Hotel Riviera Maya, Solidaridad
St. Barthélémy   Le Sereno Hotel, Villas & Spa, St. Barthélémy
United States   Mr. C Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, CA
Hotel Figueroa, Los Angeles, CA
Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach, Sunny Isles Beach, FL
The Setai, Miami Beach, Miami Beach, FL**
Halekulani, Honolulu, HI
Sonnenalp Hotel, Vail, CO
The Hay Adams, Washington DC
The Greenwich Hotel, New York, NY
The Lowell, New York, NY*/**

The World’s Best is a travel awards program run by Travel + Leisure and based on an annual reader survey. The 2019 survey was open at tlworldsbest.com from November 6, 2018 to March 4, 2019. Explore all The Leading Hotels of the World’s 2019 World’s Best winners at LHW.com.

*Included in “The Top 100 Hotels in the World” list
**#1 winner in destination-specific categories


About The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd. (Leading Hotels)
Comprised of more than 400 hotels in over 80 countries, Leading Hotels is a collection of uncommon luxury hotels. Rooted in the locations in which they are found, members embody the very essence of their destination. Through varied styles of architecture and design and distinct cultural experiences enhanced by passionate people, the collection is for the curious traveler looking for their next discovery. Established in 1928 by several influential and forward-thinking European hoteliers, Leading Hotels has a nine-decade-long commitment to providing remarkable, authentic travel experiences. The company selects only hotels that meet its high standards for quality and distinctiveness, resulting in a curated portfolio of hotels united not by what makes them the same, but the details that make them different. Leaders Club is the company’s exclusive tiered guest loyalty program, consisting of like-minded travelers seeking uncommon travel experiences. The program provides its members with personalized service and exclusive travel benefits to enhance their stays at any Leading Hotel around the world. For more information visit: www.lhw.com, Facebook at www.Facebook.com/LeadingHotels, Twitter at www.twitter.com/LeadingHotels and Instagram @leadinghotelsoftheworld

About Travel + Leisure
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