World's Best Hotel Values | 2001
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World's Best Hotel Values | 2001

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The World's Best Values

Our readers tell us which hotels deliver the most for the money. For more information on these properties, you may visit their Web sites by clicking on the links.

Note: Scores are based on reader responses to our annual survey. Prices are for a standard double room as of March 1, 2001.


The Top Hotels for Value Overall

Name / Score / Price

1. Las Mañanitas, Cuernavaca, Mexico 83.7  $140

2. Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay
83.3  $550

3. The Oriental, Bangkok 83.1  $250

4. Ritz-Carlton, Bali 81.9  $240

5. Governors' Camp, Masai Mara, Kenya 81.4  $520 *

6. Ritz-Carlton Millenia, Singapore 81.3  $258

7. Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok 80.4  $190

8. Hotel Arts, Barcelona 80.2  $338 (tie)

8. Gibbs Farm, Tanzania  80.2  $146

10. Amandari, Bali 80.1  $550


Europe

1. Hotel Arts, Barcelona 80.2  $338

2. Ciragan Palace Hotel Kempinski, Istanbul
80.0  $188

3. Palácio de Seteais, Sintra, Portugal  79.7  $243

4. Le Sirenuse, Positano, Italy 78.4  $223 (tie)

4. Relais Borgo San Felice, Siena 78.4  $228

6. Hotel Alfonso XIII, a Westin Hotel, Seville 77.7  $337

7. Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul 77.4  $320 (tie)

7. Four Seasons Hotel the Ritz Lisbon 77.4  $267

9. Hotel Villa Cipriani, Asolo, Italy 77.1  $291

10. Chewton Glen, Hampshire, England
76.8  $315 (tie)

10. Hotel Helvetia & Bristol, Florence  76.8  $287


The Continental United States
and Canada

1. Post Hotel, Lake Louise, Alberta 78.5  $153

2. Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Alberta
78.0  $139 (tie)

2. Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas 78.0  $110

4. Beau Rivage, Biloxi, Mississippi 77.6  $69

5. Fairmont Chateau Whistler, British Columbia
76.8  $299 (tie)

5. Four Seasons Hotel, Toronto 76.8  $256

7. Ritz-Carlton, Montreal 76.4  $124

8. Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver 76.1  $213

9. Windsor Court Hotel, New Orleans 75.9  $190

10. Four Seasons Hotel, Las Vegas 75.8  $225 (tie)

10. Ritz-Carlton, Naples, Florida 75.8  $449


Hawaii

1. Lodge at Koele, Lanai 78.9  $400

2. Kea Lani Resort Suites, Villas & Spa, Maui
77.2  $305

3. Halekulani, Oahu 76.8  $325

4. Manele Bay Hotel, Lanai 75.9  $375

5. Hyatt Regency Kauai Resort & Spa 75.0  $355

6. Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Hawaii 74.9  $475

7. Kauai Marriott Resort & Beach Club 74.7  $299 (tie)

7. Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Hawaii 74.7  $350

9. Four Seasons Resort Maui 74.4  $310

10. Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows, Hawaii
74.3  $355


Caribbean, Bermuda
and the Bahamas

1. Four Seasons Resort, Nevis 75.9  $675

2. The Reefs, Bermuda  75.6  $ 206 *

3. Sandals Dunn's River Resort & Spa, Jamaica
75.5  $540 **

4. Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic 75.0  $225

5. Petit St. Vincent, Grenadines  74.7  $860 ***

6. Little Dix Bay, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands
74.0  $550

7. Round Hill Hotel & Villas, Jamaica 73.9  $390

8. Waterloo House, Bermuda 73.6  $260

9. Jamaica Inn, Ocho Rios  73.2  $ 450 *

10. Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino
73.0  $270 (tie)

10. Nisbet Plantation Beach Club, Nevis 73.0  $ 475 *


Mexico, Central America
and South America

1. Las Mañanitas, Cuernavaca 83.7  $140

2. Hotel Montaña Monteverde, Costa Rica 79.5  $58

3. La Casa Que Canta, Zihuatanejo 79.2  $330

4. Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, Mexico 78.8  $560

5. Ritz-Carlton, Cancún 78.1  $369

6. Las Brisas, Acapulco 77.7  $284

7. Marriott CasaMagna, Cancún 77.1  $245

8. Las Brisas Resort Ixtapa, Mexico 75.6  $280

9. Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach, Cancún
75.5  $338

10. Alvear Palace Hotel, Buenos Aires  74.7  $410 (tie)

10. Camino Real Inter-Continental San José,
Costa Rica
74.7  $200


Asia

1. Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay
83.3  $550

2. The Oriental, Bangkok 83.1  $250

3. Ritz-Carlton, Bali 81.9  $240

4. Ritz-Carlton Millenia, Singapore 81.3  $258

5. Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok 80.4  $190

6. Amandari, Bali 80.1  $550

7. Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan 79.9  $425 (tie)

7. Le Royal Méridien Phuket Yacht Club, Thailand
79.9  $440

9. Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Bangkok 79.6  $220

10. Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore 79.1  $242


Africa and the Middle East

1. Governors' Camp, Masai Mara, Kenya 81.4  $520 *

2. Gibbs Farm, Tanzania  80.2  $146

3. Mount Nelson Hotel, Cape Town 79.9  $346

4. Palace of the Lost City, Sun City, South Africa
79.7  $325

5. La Mamounia, Marrakesh  79.2  $270

6. Mount Kenya Safari Club, Kenya  79.1  $ 358 **

7. Palais Jamaï, Fez, Morocco  78.7  $200

8. MalaMala Game Reserve, South Africa 78.3  $925 *

9. Windsor Golf & Country Club, Nairobi, Kenya
78.2  $224

10. Mara Serena Safari Club, Kenya  78.0  $230 **


Australia, New Zealand
and the South Pacific

1. Vatulele Island Resort, Fiji 79.5  $985 *

2. Huka Lodge, Taupo, New Zealand 78.5  $ 790 **

3. Observatory Hotel, Sydney 78.1  $348

4. Sir Stamford at Circular Quay, Sydney  77.1  $298 ***

5. Sir Stamford Double Bay, Sydney  76.5  $179 ***

6. Sheraton Fiji Resort 75.4  $167

7. The Regent, Sydney 75.0  $225

8. Millbrook Resort, Queenstown, New Zealand
74.5  $126 (tie)

8. Park Hyatt, Sydney 74.5  $359

10. Club Med Bora Bora 74.4  $ 492 *

* includes half board

** all-inclusive; per-night rate based on three-night minimum

*** all-inclusive

Note: all prices are as of March 1, 2001 for a standard double room.

For more on the methodology of the World's Best list, click here.

Top Hotels

Overall

Europe

Continental US
& Canada

Hawaii

Caribbean,
Bermuda &
the Bahamas

Mexico,
Central America
& South America

Asia

Africa &
the Middle East

Australia,
New Zealand &
the South Pacific

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