More than 50 Leading Hotels Receive Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards

LHW’s collection honored with over 70 awards, including 13 #1 Destination-Specific Spots

NEW YORK, NY—The Leading Hotels of the World proudly recognizes its 50+ member hotels awarded with more than 70 2023 Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards. The industry-leading awards recognize hotels, airlines, airports, car-rental agencies, cities, cruise ships, destination spas, islands, tour operators, and safari outfitters for their superlative service, quality, amenities, and overall value. The winners appear in the August 2023 issue of the publication and were selected by Travel + Leisure’s global readership.

“We are honored to celebrate the more than 50 Leading Hotels that received Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards this year,” said Shannon Knapp, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Leading Hotels of the World. “With more than 70 awards and 12 hotels on the top 100 list, more than any other hospitality brand, we are proud that Travel + Leisure’s discerning readers value our commitment to remarkable quality and uncommon experiences. The awards are a testament to our exceptional hoteliers who embody the highest standards of hospitality and expertly curate unmatched moments for our guests. Behind each of our awarded hotels is a team of dedicated hoteliers who made these accolades possible. We acknowledge their dedication and thank the readers of Travel + Leisure for recognizing their unwavering dedication to the art of hospitality.”

12 Leading Hotels were honored on the “100 Best Hotels” list, including Il Sereno Lago di Como and Capella Singapore in 4th and 10th place, respectively. Additionally, LHW’s collection was honored with 13 #1 awards in destination-specific categories. From Singapore to South America, these Leading Hotels took home #1 recognitions:

  • Capella Bangkok (Bangkok, Thailand): 5 Best Bangkok City Hotels
  • Capella Singapore (Singapore City, Singapore): 5 Best Singapore City Hotels
  • De L’Europe (Amsterdam, Netherlands): 5 Best Amsterdam City Hotels
  • The Gleneagles Hotel (Auchterarder, Scotland): 5 Best Resort Hotels in the UK & Ireland
  • Hotel Adlon Kempinski (Berlin, Germany): 3 Best Berlin City Hotels
  • Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil): 10 Best Central and South America City Hotels
  • Il Sereno Lago di Como (Torno, Italy): 15 Best Europe Resort Hotels & 10 Best Italy Resorts
  • Katikies Hotel (Santorini, Greece): 10 Best Greece Resort Hotels
  • Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain): 3 Best Barcelona City Hotels
  • Nayara Tented Camp (La Fortuna, Costa Rica): 10 Best Central America Resort Hotels
  • The Newbury (Boston, United States): 10 Best Boston City Hotels
  • The Westbury (Dublin, Ireland): 5 Best Dublin City Hotels
The full list of Leading Hotels named to the 2023 World’s Best Awards include:

The Americas + Caribbean
Brazil   Hotel Fasano Rio de Janeiro*/**
Alvear Palace Hotel
Costa Rica   Nayara Gardens
Nayara Tented Camp*/**
St. Barthélemy   Le Sereno
Turks & Caicos   Grace Bay Club
Wymara Resort & Villas
United States   Acqualina Resort & Residences
Hotel Granduca
Nobu Hotel Miami Beach
San Ysidro Ranch
Sonnenalp Hotel
The Hay-Adams
The Joule
The Kahala Hotel & Resort
The Lowell
The Newbury*/**
The Setai Miami Beach 

Austria   Hotel Sacher Wien
Denmark   d’Angleterre, Copenhagan
England   Brown’s Hotel London
Finland   Hotel Kämp Helsinki
France   Royal Champagne Hotel & Spa
Ritz Paris
Germany   Hotel Adlon Kempinski**
Greece   Katikies Hotel*/**
Ireland   Adare Manor
Merrion Hotel
The Westbury**
Italy   Baglioni Hotel Luna
Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria
Helvetia & Bristol Firenze – Starhotels Collezione
Hotel Hassler
Hotel Santa Caterina*
Il Sereno Lago di Como*/**
Le Sirenuse
Terme di Saturnia Spa & Golf Resort
Villa d’Este*
Netherlands   De L’Europe
Portugal   Vila Vita Parc
Scotland   The Gleneagles Hotel**
Spain   Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona**
Sweden   Grand Hôtel Stockholm
Switzerland   Badrutt’s Palace Hotel*
Türkiye   Çirağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul

Africa, Middle East, & Asia / Pacific
Indonesia   Nihi Sumba*
Morocco   La Mamounia
Singapore   Capella Signapore*/**
South Africa   Cape Grace
Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa
Thailand   Capella Bangkok*/**
Vietnam   Reverie Saigon*
Zimbabwe   The Victoria Falls Hotel

The World’s Best is a travel awards program run by Travel + Leisure and based on an annual reader survey. This year’s World’s Best Awards survey was open from October through February on T+L channels. Explore all Leading Hotels’ 2023 World’s Best winners at

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