TripAdvisor has announced the winners of the Travelers’ Choice Hotel Awards 2018, ie those facilities that have been chosen by travelers worldwide based on millions of reviews and opinions. With 166 hotels in the rankings and 211 awards received, Italy is the only country to win two gold medals in world rankings.
At the sixteenth edition, the Travelers’ Choice® Hotel Awards have awarded 8,095 facilities worldwide in 94 countries and 8 geographical areas in the categories Best Hotels, Best Luxury Hotels, Best Rates, Best Small Hotels, Best Service, Best Guest Houses and B & Bs, Best Romantic Hotels, Best Family Hotels, Best All-Inclusive Hotels. This year the new category Best Hotel for Price / Quality Ratio was also introduced: to be classified in this category hotels must have at least four stars, a score of 4 out of 5 on TripAdvisor and their average annual rate must be at least 20 % compared to the destination’s average fare and cannot exceed $ 300 per night.
The regions that have distinguished themselves in this edition are Trentino Alto Adige, Campania and Tuscany for having collected the highest number of awards at national level. Trentino Alto Adige and Campania win, on an equal footing, the primacy of the most awarded regions with 40 awards each, while Tuscany ranks behind them with 25 appearances in the rankings of the awards.
In 2018 Italy is first in the categories of Best Hotel for Families with the White Horse in Ortisei , which confirms the record for 6 consecutive years, and the Hotel Villa Sirena in Casamicciola Terme which wins the top position of the Top 10 in the Best Rates category .
The Belvedere of Riccione is instead the Best Hotel in Europe and ranks sixth in the Top 10 world. At the national level, in addition to dominating the ranking of the Best Hotels, the Belvedere also earned the highest step of the podium in the Best Service category, in which it also distinguished itself at European level by conquering the fourth position. Instead, in Cambodia, in Siem Reap, the Best Hotel in the world : the Viroth’s Hotel, which makes its entry into the world rankings directly in first position.
The “best of” in the world
Best Rates: Hotel Villa Sirena, Casamicciola Terme, Italy
Best Guest House and B&B: Pousada Casa Campestre, Goncalves, Brazil
Best Luxury Hotel: Baros Maldives, Baros Island
Best Small Size Hotel: Hotel Mume, Kyoto, Japan
Best Service: Riad Kheirredine , Marrakech, Morocco
Best Hotel: Viroth’s Hotel, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Best Family Hotel: Cavallino Bianco Family Spa Grand Hotel, Ortisei, Italy
Best Hotel for Value for Money: Hanoi Emerald Waters Hotel & Spa, Hanoi, Vietnam
Best All-Hotel Inclusive: Ikos Olivia, Gerakini, Greece
The Italian rankings divided by category
Hotel Villa Sirena, Casamicciola Terme (NA) Hotel Corona, Rivazzurra (RN) Hotel Consuelo, Riccione (RN) Artemisia Resort, Ragusa (RG) La Madonnina, Soraga (TN) Tre Sorelle, Sant’Angelo (NA) Hotel & Restaurant Alpine , Varena (TN) Cladan Hotel, Santa Maria degli Angeli (PG) Hi Pais, Sauze d’Oulx (TO) Sassleng Hotel, Alba di Canazei (TN) BEST SERVICE Hotel Belvedere, Riccione (RN) Capri Wine Hotel, Capri (NA ) Hotel Villa Steno, Monterosso al Mare (SP) Hotel David, Florence (FI) Hotel Pasquale, Monterosso al Mare Hotel Villa Sirena, Casamicciola (NA) Hotel Excelsior Parco, Capri (NA) Hotel La Genzianella, Bormio (BS) The Fifteen Keys Hotel, Rome (RM) Aktivhotel Santalucia, Torbole (TN)
BEST PENSIONS AND B&B
Locanda dell’Artista, San Gimignano (SI) Casa Portagioia, Castiglion Fiorentino (AR) Salerno Center Bed and Breakfast, Salerno (SA) Corte Antica Residence, Venice (VE) Bellafiora B&B, Osimo (AN) 1865 Residence d ‘epoca, Florence (FI) La Duchessa B&B In Rome, Rome (RM) Navicri Bed and Breakfast, Vieste (FG) Eli House Rome, Rome (RM) Dimora dell’Etna B&B, Milo (CT) View News Full Screen Release
BEST LUXURY HOTELS JK Place Rome, Rome (RM) Four Seasons Hotel Florence, Florence (FI) Grand Hotel La Favorita, Sorrento (NA) Bellevue Syrene, Sorrento (NA) San Luis Retreat Hotel & Lodges, Avelengo (BZ) The San Pietro di Positano, Positano (SA) Santa Rosa Monastery Hotel and Spa, Conca dei Marini (SA) Lefay Resort & Spa Lake Garda, Gargnano (BS) The St. Regis Florence, Florence (FI) Alpina Dolomites, Alpe di Siusi ( BZ)
BEST SMALL DIMENSION HOTELS
La Minerva, Capri, (NA) Hotel Castello di Sinio, Sinio (CN) Diana Boutique Hotel, Madonna di Campiglio (TN) Monastery Santa Rosa Hotel & Spa, Conca dei Marini (SA) Hotel Laurin Small & Charming, Selva of Val Gardena (BZ) Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita, Matera (MT) Al Ponte Antico Hotel, Venice (VE) Villa Florida Hotel, Gardone Riviera (BS) The Fifteen Keys Hotel, Rome (RM) Portrait Rome, Rome (RM)
Hotel Belvedere, Riccione Hotel Eden Garda, Garda (VR) JK Place Rome, Rome (RM) Hotel Adler Mountain Lodge, Alpe di Siusi (BZ) Hotel Spadai, Florence (FI) Granvara Relais & Spa Hotel, Selva di Val Gardena (BZ) Augustus Hotel Riccione, Riccione (RN) Turin Palace Hotel, Turin (TO) Borgo Pantano Hotel, Syracuse Grand Hotel La Favorita, Sorrento View News Full Screen Release
BEST HOTELS FOR FAMILIES
Cavallino Bianco Family Spa Grand Hotel, Ortisei (BZ) Club Family Hotel Executive, Cesenatico (FC) Hotel Piz Galin, Andalo (TN) Club Family Hotel Serenissima, Cesenatico (FC) Family Hotel Gran Baita, Pozza di Fassa ( TN) Family & Wellness Hotel Serena, Andalo (TN) Hotel Baltic, Giulianova (TE) Serene Village, Cutro (KR) Holiday Center Prà delle Torri, Caorle (VE) Club Family Hotel Costa dei Pini, Pinnarella (RA)
BEST HOTELS FOR QUALITY REPORT
La Minerva, Capri (NA) Diana Boutique Hotel, Madonna di Campiglio (TN) Granvara Relais & Spa Hotel, Selva di Val Gardena (BZ) Villa Garden Hotel, Sant’Agnello (NA) Helios Boutique Hotel, Sorrento (NA) Best Western Hotel La Solara Sorrento, Sorrento (NA) Cavallino d’Oro Hotel, Castelrotto (BZ) Onda Verde Hotel, Praiano (SA) Palazzo Abadessa Hotel, Venice (VE) Grifo Hotel Charme & Spa, Casamicciola Terme ( NA) The complete list of TripAdvisor winners