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Best of the Best Hotels  2024
Travellers’ Choice Awards
Travellers’ Choice Awards

Best of the Best Hotels

Small & Boutique - World

From hidden gems to cosy retreats, these smaller stays make a big impression.

The Travellers’ Choice Awards Best of the Best title celebrates the highest level of excellence in travel. It’s awarded to those who receive a high volume of above-and-beyond reviews and opinions from the Tripadvisor community over a 12-month period. Out of our 8 million listings, fewer than 1% achieve this milestone.


With spacious rooms, thoughtful amenities, and incredible service, Adiwana Unagi Suites makes the perfect escape in Ubud. Find your zen at the spa, yoga pavilion, or infinity pool with lush forest views—or better yet, at all three. A free shuttle will take you to the nearby town centre, but there's always the on-site restaurant if you feel like staying in for a hearty meal.
What travellers love most
 Infinity pool
 Spa
 Restaurant
  • 5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Amazing stay. Best hotel in Ubud by far. Staff and service is amazing. Car transfers, scooter rental, day trips and overall great service. Breakfast was amazing and Elys Kitchen is great. The rooms are really clean and spacious. Would highly recommend
    594cianr
    @594cianr
    Reviewed June 2024
  • 5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Literally the best hotel experience I’ve ever had. The entire staff was extremely accommodating and friendly. A special thanks to Dedy, Tusan, Gede and Esa. They helped make my birthday trip a memorable trip that I will forever remember. Their hospitality is impeccable. Not to mention the villa I stayed in was especially beautiful. With that being said… when I visit Bali again I will be staying at Adiwana Unagi.
    533kianac
    @533kianac
    Reviewed June 2024
  • 5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Everything is so good!!!! Room conditions, swimming pool, free yoga class, free shuttle service, and dining is also good. Kind, clean, calm an peaceful. I think ubud is the best place in bali, and adiwana unagi suites is the best hotel in ubud!
    _S2480PH
    @_S2480PH
    Reviewed June 2024
  • 5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This was by far the most elegant and luxurious place I’ve stayed, and I am a frequent traveler. The staff were accommodating, the rooms were exquisite, the food was amazing, and the location is superb! I would absolutely stay here again! I stayed in the forest view room at a prorated price due to my 02.00 arrival. The room was clean, spacious, and right in front of the pool with an amazing view. From there, I moved to the villa—their best room. It was breathtaking! They even set up a flower pool for my anniversary! This is by far the best accommodations I’ve experienced. Bravo Adiwana Unagi!
    DeMaurierT
    @DeMaurierT
    Reviewed June 2024
  • 5.0 of 5 bubbles
    I used a pool villa room and it's very nice. The friendly staff, delicious breakfast and accommodation are very well maintained. If I visit Bali again, I think I will stay here. Adiwana Unagi Sweet Goooood!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ^ㅡ^*
    _Q523AI
    @_Q523AI
    Reviewed June 2024

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5.0 of 5 bubbles1,792 reviews
Adiwana Monkey Forest is where luxury meets nature. Start your day with a fantastic breakfast at on-site restaurant, then go for a dip in the pool, and pamper yourself at the spa. The hotel's attentive staff also go above and beyond to ensure your stay is perfect, and the best part? Ubud's top attractions and restaurants are right outside the hotel's doors.
What travellers love most
 Outdoor pool
 Massage
 Breakfast in the room
03.
5.0 of 5 bubbles3,149 reviews
Stylish rooms, excellent amenities, fabulous service—Golden Temple Residence has it all. The hotel's central location makes it easy to explore the city's iconic must-sees, yet it's nicely tucked away so you can enjoy a peaceful night's rest. After a day of sightseeing, hit the spa or unwind in the pool with a lovely swim-up bar.
What travellers love most
 Pool with view
 Light therapy
 Wine / champagne
04.
5.0 of 5 bubbles1,082 reviews
Surrounded by thousands of lush trees, Nature Village Resort is a choice pick for a tranquil getaway. Rooms feature comfy beds, dashing views, and fantastic amenities like private pools. You'll find there's plenty to do for the whole family, from archery to camel rides and a child-friendly adventure park. Don't miss the live music performances in the evenings too—they add an extra luxurious touch to your stay.
What travellers love most
 Plunge pool
 Evening entertainment
 Concierge
05.
5.0 of 5 bubbles1,010 reviews
Golden Temple Boutique may be well-known for its prime location, but its stunning attention to detail is what makes this boutique hotel truly stand out. Rooms are spacious and elegantly dressed with hand-crafted decor and hardwood furniture. There's also a relaxing spa and outdoor pool whenever you need a break from the tropical heat. The staff also go the extra mile to make you feel right at home, from attending to your every need to arranging tours and airport pick-ups.
What travellers love most
 Pool
 Salon
 Happy hour
06.
5.0 of 5 bubbles637 reviews
Chic and cosy, La Sinfonía Majesty Hotel & Spa is a breath of fresh air in bustling Hanoi. Its convenient location puts you in the centre of the Old Quarter, while the rooftop bar offers dazzling views from above—with great cocktails to amp up the experience. Beyond the spotless and modern rooms, guests also rave about the next-level spa treatments and incredible staff who made their stays extra memorable.
What travellers love most
 Rooftop bar
 Rooftop terrace
 Butler service
07.
5.0 of 5 bubbles3,232 reviews
It's easy to see why travellers call Riad Kheirredine "an oasis in Marrakech." All over the hotel, you'll find a seamless blend of Morrocan elegance and Italian touches—with spectacular service to boot. Staff members are ready to assist with any request, whether it's arranging tours or helping guests navigate their way around the maze-like city. Other amenities include a pool, a chic restaurant, and a breezy rooftop terrace with views of the Atlas Mountains.
What travellers love most
 Rooftop pool
 Entertainment staff
 Massage
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5.0 of 5 bubbles1,089 reviews
The first thing you'll notice at Araiya Palampur is the scenery. Whether you're lounging in a spacious suite, getting a workout in the gym, or soaking in the outdoor pool, pcituresque views of pine forests and mountain ranges are practically everywhere. Staff members also go out of their way to make every stay special, from warmly welcoming guests to curating activities for the whole family.
What travellers love most
 Heated pool
 Steam room
 Bar / lounge
09.
5.0 of 5 bubbles602 reviews
There's lots to love about Mystique Casa Perla by Royalton. The adults-only beachfront hotel is home to 10 suites, each offering a unique design and dreamy views of the ocean or lush gardens (some even come with a jacuzzi). Its location is unmatched too, with Varadero's best bars, clubs, and restaurants just a short walk away. There's also a gym, sauna, pool, and spa—everything you need for a relaxing holiday.
What travellers love most
 Private pool
 Sun deck
 Beach
10.
5.0 of 5 bubbles546 reviews
With its unbeatable location, Dharma Boutique Hotel & Spa makes the perfect base for exploring Rome. The iconic Colosseum is a short stroll away, and great bars and restaurants can be found at every turn. But what makes this boutique hotel a hit are its amenities. The spa comes with a sauna and jacuzzi bath to ease aching muscles, and the rooftop terrace is sure to thrill with amazing city views and daily happy hour drinks.
What travellers love most
 Hot bath
 Doorperson
 Adults only
11.
5.0 of 5 bubbles1,116 reviews
What was once a historic vessel is now a charming stay like no other. Step aboard Fingal, a floating hotel that's permanently berthed on Edinburgh’s waterfront. Take your time to explore the ship's interior, elegantly furnished with polished wood and nautical touches, before retiring to your cabin. Help yourself to a fully-stocked minibar, enjoy a luxurious rain shower, and curl up on the cosiest linens. Dinner at the on-site restaurant is a must—you might catch a glimpse of ships arriving and leaving the docks.
What travellers love most
 Restaurant
 Bar / lounge
 Concierge
12.
5.0 of 5 bubbles2,139 reviews
When you need a rejuvenating getaway, Riad Fes Maya Suite & Spa is the place to be. Set in a beautifully restored building with period furniture, the accommodations are spacious and comfortable, featuring strong Wi-Fi and luxury amenities. A rooftop terrace and bar provide great views and chill vibes, while the on-site restaurant serves delicious breakfasts and local beverages. For an extra dose of relaxation, guests can visit to the steam room, spa, or solarium, too.
What travellers love most
 Solarium
 Spa
 Breakfast in the room
13.
5.0 of 5 bubbles2,033 reviews
Grove of Narberth is a cosy country house with a laid-back, homey atmosphere. Clever architecture and luxe touches, like sumptuous bedding and lovely bathroom products, make this hotel truly stand out. Plus, it's got a variety of accommodations, including family rooms and reduced mobility options, that can cater to diverse needs. Guests can enjoy the mountain views and the stunning grounds, while taking in activities like horseback riding and hiking.
What travellers love most
 Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
 Wine / champagne
 Massage
14.
5.0 of 5 bubbles1,655 reviews
Hotel Milu, with its trendy boutique style and unique art and decor, has well-appointed, comfortable rooms. The rooftop terrace and bar are a lovely spot to unwind, or you can head to the beach for some relaxation. With a central location, the hotel gives travellers easy access to nearby attractions, so it make for an ideal home base.
What travellers love most
 Rooftop bar
 Rooftop terrace
 Concierge
15.
5.0 of 5 bubbles1,047 reviews
Uga Chena Huts combines the charm of traditional hut design with modern amenities—each hut boasts a private plunge pool, exceptional showers, and cosy beds to relax in. Guests enjoy views of the surrounding wilderness and seascape—and nearby, there's the opportunity to take a safari with a knowledgeable naturalist. As for other amenities, the on-site restaurant is fantastic, as is the spa. The attentive and professional staff ensure a top-notch experience.
What travellers love most
 Private pool
 Beach
 Spa
16.
5.0 of 5 bubbles1,619 reviews
Vila Kalango is all about appreciating nature and embracing sustainability, with a unique design that incorporates tasteful, natural elements and architecture. There's a beautiful garden with direct beach access, alongside gorgeous, comfortable rooms. Head out to the beach for windsurfing, walking tours, or horseback riding, or simply relax in the spa and solarium.
What travellers love most
 Swimup bar
 Pool with view
 Happy hour
17.
5.0 of 5 bubbles1,734 reviews
Kuriuwa Hotel lets you appreciate both nature and luxury. Tucked within green surroundings, spacious cabins and well-equipped accommodations help you relax and unwind. And there's a ton of amenities: a spa with a steam room, sauna, and solarium; a rooftop pool with a view; plus good food and live music at the on-site restaurant and bar.
What travellers love most
 Adult pool
 Steam room
 Solarium
18.
5.0 of 5 bubbles652 reviews
V Villas Hua Hin - Mgallery is a unique resort with a relaxed, friendly ambience. Spacious villas feature private pools and clean, beautiful rooms. There's also a variety of activities to enjoy, such as swimming in the infinity pool, treating yourself at the spa, or simply grabbing a bite or a cocktail at the on-site restaurant. The attentive and thoughtful staff will ensure you have a fantastic stay.
What travellers love most
 Poolside bar
 Car hire
 Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Beautiful beach
Excellent beach. Crystal clear turquoise sea, golden sand. Cafe at the top of the stairs, donuts on the beach. A real gem.
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5.0 of 5 bubbles1,021 reviews
Contemplacion Resort & Spa is a stunning boutique hotel with lovely rooms, sprawling valley views, a delicious complimentary breakfast, and kind, courteous staff (plus it's dog-friendly!). While there, take a dip in the outdoor heated pool, pamper yourself at the spa and sauna, or enjoying fantastic food at the on-site restaurant. The unique and modern accommodations, beautiful walkways, and attentive room service all contribute to an overall amazing experience.
What travellers love most
 Sauna
 Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
 Restaurant
20.
5.0 of 5 bubbles1,836 reviews
Just a short walk from Franschhoek's main street, Akademie Street Boutique Hotel is a peaceful escape. With only nine uniquely styled suites, the hotel is known for its top-notch service, and warm hospitality. Amenities include a saltwater pool, heated pool, and plunge pool, plus activities such as horseback riding and bicycle tours. The luxe, organic furnishings make for a comfortable stay, while the legendary breakfasts and open-bar happy hour mean you might never want to leave.
What travellers love most
 Saltwater pool
 Wine / champagne
 Concierge
21.
5.0 of 5 bubbles1,063 reviews
Le Domaine des Prés Verts & Spa Vinésime shows off beautiful countryside views and a unique design aesthetic that uses natural materials. It all adds up to a relaxing and memorable stay, thanks to well-equipped rooms with comfy beds and luxe products. Guests can unwind in the spa with a steam room, sauna, or private hot bath; explore the outdoors on a nearby hiking trail; or take in a delicious meal featuring fresh, local ingredients. All the while, the incredible staff takes care of every detail.
What travellers love most
 Hot bath
 Salon
 Car hire
22.
5.0 of 5 bubbles1,159 reviews
With outstanding hospitality, sweeping countryside views, and an award-winning restaurant, Mount Lofty House & Estate Adelaide Hills checks all the boxes. Rooms come with luxurious bedding, rain showers, and plenty of old-world charm. Besides meeting guests' needs, the staff also welcome travellers with champagne and freshly baked chocolate chip cookies (they're so good, you might ask for seconds). For those looking to explore, don't miss the hotel's free history tours, heated pool, and hiking trails.
What travellers love most
 Outdoor pool
 Breakfast in the room
 Bar / lounge
23.
5.0 of 5 bubbles420 reviews
Luxury is everywhere at Ambergris Cay Private Island, Turks & Caicos - All Inclusive. The world-class resort is famed for its attentive hosts and private butlers who ensure every guest is well taken care of. There's no shortage of adventure too—on top of hiking, paddleboarding, and snorkelling, guests can try everything from deep sea fishing to sailing on a Hobie Cat. Pair that with beautiful beachfront bungalows and heated plunge pools, and you might just agree with travellers that this is paradise.
What travellers love most
 All inclusive
 Kids club
 Heated pool
24.
5.0 of 5 bubbles1,443 reviews
Stradonia Serviced Apartments have plenty to boast about. Set in a historic, centuries-old building, each unit features modern furnishings, including a well-equipped kitchen and bathrooms with underfloor heating—perfect for the winter months. Some even come with views of the Wawel Royal Castle, plus a fireplace to cosy up to. Start the day with breakfast on the balcony, then stroll over to Krakow's best attractions that are just minutes away.
What travellers love most
 Car hire
 Massage
 Breakfast in the room
25.
5.0 of 5 bubbles1,064 reviews
Hôtel de JoBo is anything but ordinary. Its quirky decor is a nod to the classic French style, with leopard prints lining the walls and rose-patterned rugs covering the floor. While the rooms are on the smaller side, travellers love how comfortable they are, designed with thoughtful touches and little surprises. Another big win for the hotel is its fab location in Le Marais. The metro is right around the corner, along with several shops and restaurants that'll leave you spoiled for choice.
What travellers love most
 Bar / lounge
 Breakfast in the room
 Concierge
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