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Best of the Best Hotels 2023
Travellers' Choice
Travellers' Choice

Best of the Best Hotels

Small Hotels - World

We award Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best to hotels with a high volume of above-and-beyond reviews and opinions from our community over a 12-month period. Each winner has passed our rigorous trust and safety standards. Fewer than 1% of Tripadvisor’s 8 million listings are awarded Best of the Best, signifying the highest level of excellence in hospitality.

Congrats to all of the 2023 winners and a big thanks to the travellers who made it possible.

Below are the 2023 Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best Hotels for small places that make a big impression.

White House Hotel Istanbul is located in the heart of the historical peninsula and it is within walking distance to Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace, Archeology Museum, the Basilica Cistern, Grand Bazaar, Spice Bazaar, the Millennium Stone and Byzantine Hippodrome, which are the most important landmarks of the city. White House Hotel Istanbul is the ideal starting place for exploring this Ottoman capital city's endless historical sites, museums, restaurants, clubs and shops.
  • Before staying I had some questions that I sent via the app and they were always answered in full and promptly. From the moment we arrived Harun welcomed... Show more
    December 2022
  • Be prepared for a long check-in process...it's not a bad thing, but if you arrive exhausted and just want to get to your room, that's not going to happen... Show more
    May 2022
  • Staff/service: Most importantly, the staff are very courteous and helpful. Nothing is too much trouble. Always offering to bring us complimentary Turkish... Show more
    April 2023

Coco Plum Island Resort
Coco Plum is an exclusive, adults only, all inclusive, romantic sixteen acre private island resort located off the coast of Southern Belize with 18 ocean-front cabanas offering a completely unique island... Show more
Riad Kheirredine
The heart of Marrakech As when reading a book, Marrakech is ready to be leafed through. It will welcome and pamper you with that unique sense of warmth that only Morocco can offer. You will feel exhilarated... Show more
Aprilis Gold Hotel
Aprilis Gold Hotel is located in the heart of the Old City of Istanbul. It is situated within a walking distance to the top cultural sights such as Grand Bazaar, Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque,... Show more
Pousada SPA Mirante da Colyna
A charming inn in Monte Verde - Minas Gerais. A prime location perched between the forest ensures an environment where the fragrant breeze passing through the trees.
Hotel Moresco
The Hotel Moresco, located on the Rio Nuovo canal (1.4 km from Peggy Guggenheim Collection and 1.6 km from the Rialto Bridge. Less than 5 minutes walk from Piazzale Roma, 700 metres from Santa Lucia Station)... Show more
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Riad Fes Maya Suite & Spa
Riad Fes Maya Suite & Spa is an excellent choice for travellers visiting Fes, offering a boutique environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay. Given the close proximity of... Show more
Araiya Palampur
Nestled in the Kangra Valley, Palampur is known as the tea capital of Northwest India. Araiya Palampur stands between dense pine forests and the magnificent Dhauladhar Range and is the only property located... Show more
Abigail's Hotel
Abigail's Hotel is a unique accommodation experience that blurs the lines between a small luxury hotel and a heritage bed-and-breakfast Inn. Abigail's is an adult-only, intimate 30-room property that is... Show more
Hotel Milu
Stay in the Heart of Florence ! Hotel Milù boasts an unbeatable location in the heart of Florence's historical centre and offers beautiful views of the city and the hills from the rooftop terrace. It is... Show more
Manta Island Resort
Named in 2022 by Tripadvisor Travelers as one of the Hottest New Hotels in the WORLD, Manta Island Resort is more than a private island resort located on Glover’s Reef, a breathtaking marine reserve and... Show more
Castlewood House
Our luxurious guest house is located on the shores of Dingle Bay, so it enjoys a fabulous view while just being a five minute walk to the vibrant centre of Dingle town.
Rancho Pacifico
Rancho Pacifico is a boutique hotel for adults located in the heart of Costa Rica's South Pacific Zone. The hotel is situated in a pristine tropical rainforest nearly 2,000 feet (600 meters) above sea... Show more
Hotel Pod Veží
Hotel Pod Vezi is a 4* boutique hotel set in two historical neighbouring buildings. It is located in the city center next to the famous Charles Bridge! Despite its being located in the most attractive... Show more
Akademie Street Boutique Hotel
Number of rooms: 9 suites. Akademie Street Boutique Hotel in Franschhoek offers luxury five star accommodation in five unique buildings all situated on the same beautiful property in a quiet area of the... Show more
Serras Barcelona
This luxury boutique hotel comprises 28 trendy and very spacious rooms and suites, a Michelin star Chef Restaurant and a chill out rooftop terrace. This elegant 5-star boutique hotel overlooking the new... Show more
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Beautiful beach
Excellent beach. Crystal clear turquoise sea, golden sand. Cafe at the top of the stairs, donuts on the beach. A real gem.
August 2022
Relais Bourgondisch Cruyce
Romantic boutique hotel in extraordinary waterfront residence. Located along the canals in the most historic and picturesque area of Bruges in a luxurious, romantic setting near many of the major attractions... Show more
Hotel Ma'xanab Tulum
Ma´xanab is the perfect place to enjoy the best that life has to offer. Enjoy quality time in your luxurious suites with private pools and room service, admire the detailed Mexican decor made by artisans,... Show more
Koora Hotel
Natural elegance overlooking the trees Welcome to our Monteverde Hotel Koora, a luxury ecolodge in the heart of the cloud forest. Featuring 10 cozy suites and bungalows, our boutique hotel in Monteverde... Show more
Villa do Vale Boutique Hotel
a unique place in each square meter and exclusive in all its details, from the structure, construction, differentiated decoration to the menu and the special services. The luxury and exclusivity go beyond... Show more
Mvngata Boutique Hotel
MVNGATA Boutique Hotel's name originates from the natural wonder called Mångata, meaning roadlike reflection of moonlight on the water in Swedish, a true spectacle you can witness in the tranquil waters... Show more
Mount Lofty House Adelaide Hills
Only 15 minutes from Adelaide CBD, Mount Lofty House is a iconic boutique hotel with panoramic views over Piccadilly Valley in the Adelaide Hills. Mount Lofty House is the premier destination for luxury... Show more
BOSKO is an opportunity to get back to basics. Forget everything, let the natural flow and time expand. To protect your stay, the Mush • Rooms that sprout from the forest, based on geodesic structures,... Show more
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