10 best hotels in the world according to World Travel Awards (part 1)
The World Travel Awards has existed since 1993 and is equivalent to an Oscar in tourism. Voting takes place in several stages, starting with online selection and ending with the assessment of a competent jury consisting of representatives of the tourism business, the media and a live audience.
In 2017, the ceremony was held in Vietnam. The whole list of bonuses is quite long. It includes the best airlines, brands and dozens of hotels. We have selected 10 most interesting of them.
1. Leading hotel – the Oberoi Udaipur, India
Where is: Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.Price: from 27 144 rubles per night for a double room.
Official website: oberoihotels.com.
Oberoi is located in Udaipur on the former hunting grounds of the descendants of the Maharajas. Stunning views of the green garden and lake Pichola open from everywhere. The hotel itself is like a castle, where visitors compare their stay to an Indian fairy tale.
Oberoi’s vintage interiors are combined with technical innovations such as a plasma-screen TV and an electronic safe. Activities at the hotel include yoga classes, rajahstan folk dances and workshops on local cuisine. A lasting impression on walking around the lake on a wooden boat Skycar.
2. The most romantic resort in the world-Baros Maldives, Maldives
Where is: male, Maldives.
Price: from 41 290 rubles per night for a double room.
Official website: baros.com.
This title hotel receives for the fifth time. The main difference between Baros Maldives is that it is only for adults. Children under 8 years old are not accepted here, because this place is created for relaxation in silence.
There are private pools, a Spa and everything for water sports and snorkeling. You can settle in a Villa on the beach among the palm trees or in the water on stilts.
Especially Baros Maldives in a wide variety of delicacies. Add here impeccable service and a rain shower among the thickets and get Paradise on earth. Another important plus: the road to the airport will take only half an hour.
3. Best designer hotel — Armani Hotel Dubai, UAE
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Price: from 22 712 rubles per night for a double room.
Official website: armanihoteldubai.com.
The unique design of the hotel was developed by the famous fashion designer Giorgio Armani. The rooms occupy 11 floors of a skyscraper in the heart of Dubai. The famous Dubai Mall is directly accessible from the hotel’s Elevator. It offers panoramic views of the city and singing fountains.
In addition to local cuisine, the hotel’s restaurant serves authentic Japanese dishes. Also in the building there is a restaurant on the 125th floor, the view from which will impress anyone. Armani hotel Dubai is suitable for lovers of luxury shopping, Metropolitan life and geometry in the interiors.
4. Best resort — Yalta Mriya Resort, Russia
Where is: village landslide, Yalta, Republic of Crimea, Russia.
Price: from 14 600 rubles per day for a double room.
Official website: mriyaresort.com.
The hotel has its own beach, which is just a 5-minute drive away. Mriya Resort & Spa offers 9 bars and restaurants and a nightclub. Lovers of water treatments will enjoy indoor and outdoor pools, Spa, sauna, Hammam and Jacuzzi. Here you can play tennis, squash or bowling. The hotel has a free cinema.
In Mriya Resort & Spa you can not only relax, but also to do health. Experts and physicians individually choose each balneological, medical or beauty treatments. The complex is equipped with all necessary equipment for diagnosis and treatment. And especially good in the hotel rich buffet and friendly staff.
5. Best classic hotel — Dukes London, England
Where is: London, England.
Price: from 28 038 rubles per night for a double room.
Official website: dukeshotel.com.
Located in Westminster’s Mayfair district, Dukes is a restored historic hotel. The most interesting museums, palaces and brand shops are very close. Dukes hotel is an English classic, complete with modern amenities. But the marble bath is made in the Italian style.
Dukes restaurant and bar serves classic British dishes and the best Martini. The local chef is awarded a Michelin star. There is also a cigar garden where you can smoke a cigar and drink brandy.
If you want to immerse yourself in English history, eat toast and oatmeal for Breakfast and drink tea in the living room with fireplace, Dukes London is at your service.