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Book your next stay at one of these hotels—they're the best in Florida.

No. 2 Ritz-Carlton, Naples, FL

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This Mediterranean-inspired beachfront resort—Ritz-Carlton's flagship near the Gulf of Mexico—has a 51,000-square-foot spa, access to premier golf, and a kid-friendly entertainment center (including 11 aquariums). South-facing Coastal Rooms overlooking the resort pool also offer views of the Gulf of Mexico—at a lower price than the west-facing Gulf Front rooms. The hotel has a great children's program, Nature's Wonders, that introduces them to jellyfish, baby alligators, and eels (in aquariums). A staff of certified naturalists leads walks and boat rides in the surrounding ecosystems.

Best Hotels in Florida

No. 2 Ritz-Carlton, Naples, FL

This Mediterranean-inspired beachfront resort—Ritz-Carlton's flagship near the Gulf of Mexico—has a 51,000-square-foot spa, access to premier golf, and a kid-friendly entertainment center (including 11 aquariums). South-facing Coastal Rooms overlooking the resort pool also offer views of the Gulf of Mexico—at a lower price than the west-facing Gulf Front rooms. The hotel has a great children's program, Nature's Wonders, that introduces them to jellyfish, baby alligators, and eels (in aquariums). A staff of certified naturalists leads walks and boat rides in the surrounding ecosystems.

Courtesy of The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

Best Hotels in Florida

In Walt Disney's wildest imagination he probably never pictured a Waldorf Astoria in Orlando. But just like that, the Sunshine State can surprise you. It's a natural favorite with families, but also with travelers looking for a night out (see swanky South Beach or Key West) and with those seeking seclusion.

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Whatever your travel style, one thing's certain: you need a hotel. So let T+L simplify your search with this indispensable guide to the best Florida hotels and their notable amenities, based on readers' votes in our annual World's Best Awards survey.

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