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Travel Choice Best Hotels

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One real good hotel is more than enough to make you enjoy the best travel ever. Therefore we will share with you the 10 best hotels awarded Travelers’ Choice in 2017 based on thousand of travelers’ reviews on TripAdvisor. 

1. Aria Hotel in Budapest

Is the number one best hotel in TripAdvior Travel Choice 2017 Award, the hotel is rated as Exceptional (9.6) on

The hotel is located in the favorite place in  Budapest offering a rooftop bar with panoramic views of downtown Budapest and every air-conditioned unit features a state-of-the-art multimedia system, an iPad and a Nespresso coffee machine with complimentary capsules. Furthermore an extensive selection of music CDs and DVDs can be accessed in the Music Library for free and the non-smoking Aria Hotel Budapest by Library Hotel Collection boasts rooms and suites designed around 4 music styles and a spa centre with a pool, saunas and a hammam.

Travelers’ Reviews:

“Simply perfect. Wonderful amenities and design, perfect location, helpful staff, clean, modern, great spa services, delicious daily breakfast and afternoon wine & cheese!”

“Hotel is perfect location to walk to must see spots in Pest, & Buda, wonderful breakfast, rooms unique very large by European standards. Staff 5* excellent restaurants within short walk”

“This place is magnificent and plenty of Art. Very comfortable and with a good service. You will always remember it. We recommend it to all traveling to this area. Don’t need too much to have everything. Fabulous”

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2. Mandapa, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve in Indonesia

The hotel is rated as Exceptional (9.6) on and the 2nd rated Hotel in Travel Choice Award.

A Ritz- Carlton Reserve offers a retreat among the greenery in Ubud. This hotel also features an outdoor swimming pool, an on-site spa and wellness center, as well as providing free WiFi access throughout the entire property. Finally Complimentary 24-hour butler service is available in all rooms.

Travelers’ Reviews:

“Hotel is the best ! Most of all the quality of the smiles and friendliness of the staff”

“Mindblowing property. Luxurious rooms. Neat spa. Very friendly staff.”

“Amazing. Everything we could have ever hoped for was taken care of even before we thought of it”

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3. Turin Palace Hotel in Italy

Another one of the best hotels rated as Exceptional (9.6) on and the 3rd  rated Hotel in Travel Choice Award.

This is an elegant and contemporary hotel with hardwood floors, and rooms at the Turin Palace have warm, pastel colours. Furthermore the hotel is less than a 5-minute walk from Porta Nuova Metro Stop that offers link to the city. And the Egyptian Museum is a 15-minute walk away and Piazza Castello Square 1.2 km from the property. 

Travelers’ Reviews:

“A beautiful hotel, with some of the kindest staff I’ve ever encountered. Good-humored, extraordinarily helpful and down-to-earth.”

“The rooms are very comfortable, bathrooms with walk-in showers and bath tubs are excellent. Attentive service, underground garage is a huge plus. Wonderful roof terrace. Easily accessible by public transport, right opposite the main station but fairly quiet.”

“Comfortable newly refurbished hotel. Good breakfast. Great location; ten minutes from shops, restaurants and museums. Super views from roof terrace.”

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4. Hotel The Serras in Barcelona

One of the best hotels rated as Exceptional (9.5) on and the 4th rated Hotel in Travel Choice Award.

An ideal location right opposite the sea in Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter, Hotel The Serras is a 5-star hotel with a rooftop infinity pool and a 1-Michelin-starred restaurant. In addition the hotel is in a historic building where the famous painter Pablo Picasso started his career in 1896, the hotel preserves the building’s original façade. 

Travelers’ Reviews:

“Wow, wow, wow. This hotel has basically reached perfection in service, style, cleanliness and comfort.”

“Excellent location and service was exceptional. It was close to the port, Ramblas and the Gotic Quarter. Would certainly stay there again”

“Staffs are all very polite and professional. The room is nice and new.”

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5. BoHo Prague Hotel

The hotel rating is Exceptional (9.6) on and the 5th ranked Hotel in Travel Choice Award.

Guests can enjoy wide selection of international meals, drinks in the on-site restaurant with an elegant atmosphere. 

Travelers’ Reviews:

“Small, chic, comfortable and well-situated. Well-appointed without being cold or minimalist. The staff is friendly, resourceful and highly responsive.”

“Bathroom was gracious and could be used by two people . Breakfast was awesome. Staff was very friendly and helpful”

“The room was exquisitely designed. The pictures really matching the reality. Everything was spotless.”

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6. Portrait Firenze in Italy

The hotel rating is Exceptional (9.7) on and the 6th ranked Hotel in Travel Choice Award.

Featuring panoramic views of Florence and the Arno River, Portrait Firenze offers luxurious rooms with handcrafted furniture. And the suites come with full entertainment systems including an iPad, iPod docking station, and flat-screen TV. Furthermore guests can enjoy free access to the nearby White Iris Beauty Spa of the sister hotel Continentale.

Travelers’ Reviews:

“Paradise on the Arno. As watching the sunset from our bedroom window was amazing!”

“Very elegant and stylish place. Very professional personnel. Touch of luxury and exceptional Ferragamo class. And great view on Ponte Vecchio and fantastic location”

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7. Shinta Mani Shack in Cambodia

The hotel rating is Exceptional (9.5) on and the 7th Travel Choice Award.

Nestled within private gardens, Shinta Mani Shack features Bensley-designed accommodations centrally located in the French Quarter between The Royal Gardens and the Old Market Area of Siem Reap. And it offers an outdoor saltwater swimming pool and guests can enjoy meals at the in-house restaurant or have a drink at the bar. Furthermore each of the courtyard-style resort’s air-conditioned rooms enjoy first floor balcony views or direct access to the swimming pool and tropical gardens. 

Travelers’ Reviews:

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

“Staff very helpful and friendly. Bedroom comfy, pool clean and happy hour fab! . Loved it!”

“We cannot say enough nice things about our stay there. The staff, the food, the facilities, the spa, all excellent!!! Truly 5 Star in our book!!!”

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8. La Siesta Hotel & Spa in Hanoi

The hotel rating is Exceptional (9.6) on and the 8th  in Travel Choice Award.

Hanoi La Siesta Hotel & Spa offers a selection of cosy rooms and suites. Furthermore Hoan Kiem is a great choice for travelers interested in shopping, street food and atmosphere. In addition the hotel is 300 m from Old City Gate, and 500 m from Ngoc Son Temple and Dong Xuan Market. And Noi Bai International Airport is 21 km away.

Travelers’ Reviews:

“The service is impressive, the room and the food. We would give it 10 stars if TripAdvisor had that many.”

“Great service, good location, lovely hotel.”

“The hotel itself is very beautiful, almost luxurious, great location and good food. What made the difference is the great staff who always greeted you with a smile and were ever efficient, even going out of their way for special requests. Loved all of it.”

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9. Tulemar Bungalows & Villas in Manuel Antonio

The 9th ranked Hotel in Travel Choice Award.

Travelers’ Reviews:

“There were eight of us total, and we all agreed it was the best vacation we’d ever taken.”

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10. JA Manafaru in Maldives

The hotel is rated as Amazing  (9.4) on and the 10th ranked Hotel in Travel Choice Award.

Situated on a private island in the north of the Maldives, In addition JA Manafaru provides luxurious beach bungalows, suites and over-water villas with private outdoor pools. An on-site PADI dive centre, 3 additional outdoor pools and pampering spa treatments are available. 

Travelers’ Reviews:

“Beyond first class. As our entire stay was filled with warmth and hospitality. I don’t usually cry while leaving a vacation, however I did here.”

“It is the first time that I receive such a service, me and my family are very happy for such service and therefore I wish to back again to this lovely resort and my family”

“The staff were very pleasant and helpful. The sunset view was breathtaking. And the furniture was like new.”

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