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United States Hotels
Rank 2014 Rank 2013 Name Score
1 - Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, Ko Olina, Hawaii 97.00
2 8 Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, Lake Buena Vista, Florida 96.42
3 - Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, Kiawah Island, South Carolina 95.83
4 9 Cloister at Sea Island, Georgia 95.76
5 13 Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Big Island, Hawaii 95.00
5 31 Hammock Beach, a Salamander Golf & Spa Resort, Palm Coast, Florida 95.00
5 7 Tides Inn, Irvington, Virginia 95.00
8 4 Disney’s Vero Beach Resort, Florida 94.82
9 - Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa, Texas 94.55
10 26 Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Florida 94.50
11 10 Disney’s Beach Club Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Florida 94.39
12 11 Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, Lake Buena Vista, Florida 94.23
13 - LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort, Naples, Florida 94.19
14 3 Stowe Mountain Lodge, Vermont 94.05
15 15 Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, Anaheim, California 93.89
16 17 Disney’s Boardwalk Inn & Villas, Lake Buena Vista, Florida 93.44
17 - Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, Hawaii 93.33
17 - Hotel Terra Teton Village, Wyoming 93.33
17 - Reunion, a Salamander Golf & Spa Resort, Kissimmee, Florida 93.33
17 - Sandpearl Resort, Clearwater Beach, Florida 93.33
17 2 WaterColor Inn & Resort Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 93.33
22 30 Hotel Hershey, Pennsylvania 93.04
23 16 The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia 92.98
24 34 Grand Wailea, a Waldorf Astoria Resort, Maui, Hawaii 92.96
25 - Stein Eriksen Lodge, Deer Valley, Utah 92.67
26 33 Wild Dunes Resort, Isle of Palms, South Carolina 92.57
27 41 Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa, Hawaii 92.42
28 - Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, Tucson, Arizona 92.41
28 22 Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami 92.41
30 - Blackberry Farm, Walland, Tennessee 92.17
32 - Omni Homestead Resort, Hot Springs, Virginia 92.00
32 - Waldorf Astoria Park City, Utah 92.00
34 28 Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Florida 91.77
34 - Four Seasons Resort & Residences Vail, Colorado 91.77
36 32 Hilton Waikoloa Village, Big Island, Hawaii 91.65
37 - Carmel Valley Ranch, Carmel, California 91.43
37 - Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes, South Carolina 91.43
39 - Viceroy Snowmass, Colorado 91.25
40 23 Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 91.11
40 - Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa, Rancho Santa Fe, California 91.11
42 - Hawks Cay Resort, Duck Key, Florida 91.03
43 - The Peninsula Chicago 90.80
44 5 Mohonk Mountain House, Hudson Valley, New York 90.71
45 50 Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch, Avon, Colorado 90.67
45 - Teton Mountain Lodge & Spa, Teton Village, Wyoming 90.67
47 - Williamsburg Lodge, Virginia 90.53
48 - The Sebastian Vail—A Timbers Resort, Colorado 90.48
49 25 Big Cedar Lodge, Ridgedale, Missouri 90.44
49 - JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa, Texas 90.44



Canada Hotels
Rank 2014 Rank 2013 Name Score
1 1 Four Seasons Resort & Residences, Whistler, British Columbia 92.90
2 2 Fairmont Chateau Whistler, British Columbia 90.67
3 9 Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Jasper, Alberta 88.46
4 8 Ritz-Carlton, Toronto 88.33
5 10 Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler, British Columbia 87.06
6 - Pan Pacific Vancouver 84.55
7 7 Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Alberta 84.00
8 - Ritz-Carlton Montreal 83.75
9 - Westin Grand Vancouver 82.22
10 6 Fairmont Waterfront, Vancouver 80.87



Europe Hotels
Rank 2014 Rank 2013 Name Score
1 1 Castello di Casole—A Timbers Resort, Casole d’Elsa, Italy 94.29
2 9 Four Seasons Hotel Firenze, Florence 90.29
3 6 Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace, Budapest 89.63
4 - Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet 89.52
5 - Regina Hotel Baglioni, Rome 89.33
5 10 Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa, Interlaken, Switzerland 89.33
7 - Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria, Sorrento, Italy 89.09
8 - Villa d’Este, Cernobbio, Italy 87.37
9 - St. Regis Florence 86.40
10 8 Hotel Alfonso XIII, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Seville, Spain 86.00



Caribbean, Bermuda + Bahamas Hotels
Rank 2014 Rank 2013 Name Score
1 1 Beaches Turks & Caicos Resort Villages & Spa 96.31
2 - Beaches Negril Resort & Spa, Jamaica 92.00
3 - Club Med Punta Cana, Dominican Republic 89.33
4 - Bitter End Yacht Club, Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands 88.97
5 6 Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands 88.29
6 3 Casa de Campo La Romana, Dominican Republic 88.15
7 - Atlantis, Paradise Island, Nassau, Bahamas 87.85
8 - Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, British Virgin Islands 87.50
9 - Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa, Cayman Islands 87.31
10 - Ritz-Carlton St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands 86.25



Mexico Hotels
Rank 2014 Rank 2013 Name Score
1 3 Four Seasons Resort, Punta Mita 92.97
2 - St. Regis Punta Mita Resort 91.77
3 - Fairmont Mayakoba, Riviera Maya 91.11
4 4 Rosewood Mayakoba, Riviera Maya 90.00
5 - Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort 89.52



Central + South America Hotels
Rank 2014 Rank 2013 Name Score
1 5 Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo 90.00
2 - Inkaterra Machu Picchu Pueblo Hotel, Peru 89.47
3 - JW Marriott Hotel, Lima, Peru 88.33
4 - JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa, Costa Rica 88.18
5 - Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort, Herradura, Costa Rica 87.06



Asia Hotels
Rank 2014 Rank 2013 Name Score
1 10 JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa, Thailand 92.94
2 5 Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur, India 92.17
3 - Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai, Thailand 90.91
3 - The Peninsula Bangkok 90.91
5 - Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra, India 90.56
6 2 The Peninsula Shanghai 89.41
7 - Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai 89.00
8 8 Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur, India 88.46
9 - Shangri-La Hotel Bangkok 87.78
10 - Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort, Siem Reap, Cambodia 87.37


Africa + the Middle East Hotels
Rank 2014 Rank 2013 Name Score
1 - Giraffe Manor, Nairobi, Kenya 93.33
2 1 Londolozi Private Game Reserve, Kruger National Park area, South Africa 91.77
3 4 Singita Sabi Sand, Kruger National Park area, South Africa 91.25
4 3 Singita Kruger National Park, South Africa 90.67
5 - David Citadel Hotel, Jerusalem 89.33
5 - Wilderness Safaris’ Mombo Camp and Little Mombo Camp, Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana 89.33
7 - One&Only, Cape Town 86.67
8 10 Cape Grace, Cape Town 86.36
9 - Royal Livingstone, Victoria Falls, Zambia 86.25
10 9 Chobe Game Lodge, Chobe National Park, Botswana 85.71


Australia, New Zealand + the South Pacific Hotels
Rank 2014 Rank 2013 Name Score
1 - InterContinental Moorea Resort & Spa, French Polynesia 87.78
2 4 Sydney Harbour Marriott 84.76
3 - Le Méridien Tahiti Resort, French Polynesia 80.00
4 - Hilton Auckland Hotel 79.33
5 2 Park Hyatt Sydney 79.29



Top Adventure Outfitters
Rank 2014 Rank 2013 Name Score
1 1 Rothschild Safaris 97.38
2 - Africa Adventure Company 96.30
3 2 Micato Safaris 95.27
4 - Kensington Tours 90.44
5 - Tauck 89.44



Top Mega-Ship Cruises
Rank 2014 Rank 2013 Name Score
1 1 Disney Cruise Line 96.68
2 2 Royal Caribbean International 84.67
3 5 Norwegian Cruise Line 80.81
4 3 Carnival Cruise Lines 79.16
5 - Princess Cruises 77.18



Top Large-Ship Cruises
Rank 2014 Rank 2013 Name Score
1 1 Royal Caribbean International 82.50
2 - Carnival Cruise Lines 79.66
3 2 Norwegian Cruise Line 76.21
4 4 Princess Cruises 75.67
5 3 Holland America Line 75.40



Top Small-Ship Cruises
Rank 2014 Rank 2013 Name Score
1 1 Paul Gauguin Cruises 77.14
2 5 Windstar Cruises 68.37
3 3 Regent Seven Seas Cruises 66.07
4 - Silversea Cruises 58.37
5 4 Seabourn 58.36



Top River Cruises
Rank 2014 Rank 2013 Name Score
1 1 Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection 86.25
2 2 Viking River Cruises 78.19
3 5 AmaWaterways 73.69
4 4 Grand Circle Cruise Line 69.94



- means that the winner was not among the top-ranked in this category last year.

Debut
Debut denotes a World's Best Awards debut.

Budget
Great Value denotes a rate of $250 or less

Hall of Fame
Hall of Fame denotes Hall of Fame

Throughout the World’s Best Awards, scores are rounded to the nearest hundredth of a point; in the event of an exact tie, properties, companies, or destinations share the same ranking.