The U.S. Information & World Report launched its thirteenth annual rating of the very best lodges for vacationers this week.
The rankings, revealed Tuesday, are based mostly on three elements: the variety of awards obtained from the journey trade, a resort’s star ranking, and visitor opinions from the journey web site Tripadvisor.
Extra weight was given to recipients of “extremely selective” awards, in addition to these with extra traveler opinions, in accordance with the press launch. That makes it more durable for brand new lodges to interrupt into the higher ranks of the annual listing.
The report ranks solely “luxurious” lodges and resorts, which U.S. Information defines as people who constantly common from 4- to 5-star scores, although it now consists of choose lodges with 3.5 stars too, the corporate stated.
To be thought of, lodges should even have at the least 20 rooms, in accordance with the discharge.
Greatest lodges within the U.S.
These are the highest ranked lodges within the U.S.:
- Acqualina Resort & Residences — Miami, Florida
- The Canyon Suites at The Phoenician, a Luxurious Assortment Resort — Scottsdale, Arizona
- Pendry West Hollywood — Los Angeles, California
- The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort — Kiawah Island, South Carolina
- The Inn & Membership at Harbour City, Sea Pines Resort — Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Miami’s Acqualina Resort & Residences took the highest spot in america for the primary time. It has three swimming pools, ocean views and an award-winning spa.
U.S. Information additionally revealed further resort rankings that may be searched by state or by metropolis.
For instance, vacationers can seek for the very best lodges in California, or discover resort rankings in 46 completely different cities and places there, similar to La Jolla, Disneyland and Napa Valley.
They will then filter lodges based mostly on star scores, worth and facilities.
Greatest lodges in Europe
Acqualina Resort & Residences in Miami was ranked the very best resort in america in 2023 by U.S. Information & World Report.
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These are the highest ranked lodges in Europe:
- Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam — Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Grand Lodge Tremezzo — Tremezzo, Italy
- La Reserve Paris Lodge and Spa — Paris, France
- The Goring — London, U.Okay.
- The Connaught — London, U.Okay.
Final yr’s No. 1 resort, Le Bristol Paris, got here in at No. 6 this yr.
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam clinched the highest spot in Europe for the primary time. It contains six canal-side mansions and homes a two-starred Michelin restaurant that makes a speciality of vegetarian delicacies.
The Waldorf Astoria Lodge in Amsterdam, contains six connecting homes beside the Herengracht Canal.
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Europe’s No. 2 resort, the Grand Lodge Tremezzo, overlooks Italy’s well-known Lake Como.
The U.S. Information & World Rating additionally ranks lodges in 39 European nations, from Albania to Wales.
Much like the U.S. rankings, guests can core into these rankings by “common areas,” similar to Capri, Cinque Terre and Venice in Italy.
Greatest lodges within the Caribbean
These are the highest ranked lodges within the Caribbean:
- Cap Juluca, A Belmond Lodge, Anguilla — Maundays Bay, Anguilla
- Jumby Bay Island, Oetker Assortment — Jumby Bay Island, Antigua
- Jade Mountain Resort — Soufriere, St. Lucia
- Cheval Blanc St-Barth Isle de France — Saint Barthelemy
- Tortuga Bay Puntacana Resort & Membership — Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
The Caribbean’s greatest resort, Cap Juluca, has dome-shaped villas with views of the ocean and direct entry to the seashore.
A view of St. Lucia’s Pitons mountains from the Jade Mountain Resort, which was ranked the third greatest resort within the Caribbean in 2023 by the U.S. Information & World Report.
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The No. 2 resort, Antigua’s Jumby Bay Island, offers snorkeling expeditions and kayak excursions for visitors.
The U.S. Information & World Report additionally revealed new rankings for in Canada, Mexico and Bermuda.
Individually, it additionally ranks all-inclusive resorts within the Caribbean and Mexico, which have been topped by Jumby Bay Island, Oetker Assortment and Grand Velas Los Cabos, respectively.