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World's Best Awards 2012

Top 100 Hotels Overall

Rank '11 Name Score
1 1 Singita Grumeti, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania T+L Find 98.25
2 6 Triple Creek Ranch, Darby, Montana 98.22
3 - Southern Ocean Lodge, Kangaroo Island, Australia Debut T+L Find 97.87
4 5 The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur, India 97.50
5 55 Discovery Shores, Boracay, Phillippines 96.77
6 - Nayara Hotel, Spa & Gardens, La Fortuna-Arenal, Costa Rica Debut 96.36
7 39 Singita Kruger National Park, South Africa 96.33
8 19 Palacio Duhau, Park Hyatt, Buenos Aires T+L Find 96.12
9 - Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge, Tanzania 95.85
10 2 Singita Sabi Sand, Kruger National Park Area, South Africa 95.74
11 40 The Peninsula, Bangkok Hall of Fame 95.72
12 - Wentworth Mansion, Charleston, South Carolina 95.47
13 - Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, Kruger National Park Area, South Africa 95.40
14 - One&Only, Cape Town T+L Find 95.33
15 9 Kirawira Luxury Tented Camp, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania 95.27
16 11 The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, North Island, New Zealand 95.25
17 20 Mombo Camp and Little Mombo Camp, Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana 95.17
18 23 Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok Hall of Fame 95.04
19 - Tu Tu'tun Lodge, Gold Beach, Oregon 95.00
20 67 Fairmont Mara Safari Club, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya 94.84
21 - Osprey at Beaver Creek, a RockResort, Colorado Debut 94.75
22 86 Waldorf Astoria, Chicago 94.67
23 - The Peninsula, Shanghai Debut T+L Find 94.63
24 - Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus T+L Find 94.54
25 - Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia 94.53
26 - Hotel Santa Caterina, Amalfi, Italy 94.48
27 74 andBeyond Kichwa Tembo Tented Camp, Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya 94.48
28 8 The Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur, India T+L Find 94.45
29 - Hotel Salto Chico/Explora Patagonia, Torres del Paine, Chile 94.40
30 - The Sebastian, Vail, Colorado Debut 94.37
31 - The Peninsula, Hong Kong Hall of Fame 94.34
32 - The Willcox, Aiken, South Carolina Debut Budget 94.25
33 - Live Aqua, Cancun, Cancún Debut 94.22
33 - Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa, Johannesburg, South Africa 94.22
35 99 Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek, Dallas 94.18
36 87 Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur, India T+L Find 94.07
37 - Capella, Singapore Debut T+L Find 93.85
38 - Grand Velas, Riviera Maya Debut 93.80
39 - Amansara, Siem Reap, Cambodia Debut T+L Find 93.78
40 28 Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Big Island Hall of Fame 93.75
41 - Twelve Apostles Hotel & Spa, Cape Town T+L Find 93.71
42 - Four Seasons Resort, Bora Bora, French Polynesia Debut 93.68
43 44 The Peninsula, Chicago Hall of Fame 93.66
44 78 Cape Grace, Cape Town Hall of Fame 93.65
45 54 Palazzo Avino (formerly Palazzo Sasso), Ravello, Italy 93.64
46 12 Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club, Nanyuki, Kenya Hall of Fame 93.60
47 14 The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra, India T+L Find 93.56
48 - Trump International Golf Links & Hotel Doonbeg, County Clare, Ireland Debut Budget 93.56
49 57 Four Seasons Hotel, Gresham Palace, Budapest 93.50
49 - Morrison House, Alexandria, Virginia Debut Budget 93.50
49 67 Huka Lodge, Taupo, New Zealand Hall of Fame 93.50
52 - Pines Lodge, Beaver Creek, Colorado Debut 93.48
53 - Sheen Falls Lodge, County Kerry, Ireland 93.40
54 - Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet 93.36
55 - Amangiri , Canyon Point, Utah Debut T+L Find 93.33
55 64 Le Sirenuse, Positano, Italy 93.33
57 - The Resort at Pedregal, Los Cabos Debut 93.29
58 21 Belmond Hotel Caruso, Ravello, Italy T+L Find 93.25
59 - La Casa Que Canta, Zihuatanejo 93.20
60 - Ocean House, Watch Hill, Rhode Island Debut 93.14
61 - Auberge Saint-Antoine, Quebec City 93.12
62 51 Katikies Hotel, Santorini, Greece 93.07
63 - Hôtel Crillon le Brave, Crillon-le-Brave, France 93.05
64 - Domaine des Hauts de Loire, Onzain, France Budget T+L Find 93.00
64 80 Rambagh Palace, Jaipur, India 93.00
66 43 Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur, India 92.92
67 - Serengeti Sopa Lodge, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania 92.89
68 18 andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, Tanzania Hall of Fame 92.88
69 35 Hôtel Plaza Athénée, Paris 92.86
69 - Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort, Siem Reap, Cambodia Debut Budget 92.86
71 78 Milestone Hotel, London 92.83
72 16 Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao, Luang Prabang, Laos 92.80
73 - Ritz-Carlton Millenia, Singapore 92.75
74 - Hermitage Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee 92.72
75 24 Blackberry Farm, Walland, Tennessee 92.72
76 - Reefs Resort & Club, Bermuda Hall of Fame 92.71
77 49 Four Seasons Resort, Chiang Mai, Thailand Hall of Fame 92.68
78 - Hotel Museo Casa Santo Domingo, Antigua, Guatemala Budget 92.67
79 60 The Inn at Palmetto Bluff, an Auberge Resort, Bluffton, South Carolina 92.65
80 - Amangani, Jackson Hole, Wyoming Debut T+L Find 92.62
80 - Grand Hyatt, Santiago, Chile Hall of Fame 92.62
80 - Park Hyatt Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 92.62
83 89 Ritz-Carlton Bachelor Gulch, Avon, Colorado T+L Find 92.58
84 - Wequassett Resort and Golf Club, Chatham, Massachusetts 92.57
85 - Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur, California Hall of Fame 92.49
86 - Hotel Bristol, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Vienna 92.46
87 - Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, Kauai Debut 92.44
88 - Tortilis Camp, Amboseli National Park, Kenya 92.40
88 - Trump International Hotel & Tower New York 92.40
90 7 Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai, Thailand T+L Find 92.38
91 - Domaine Les Crayères, Reims, France 92.38
91 - Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain, Tucson Debut 92.38
93 - XV Beacon, Boston T+L Find 92.35
94 - Four Seasons Resort Lanai, The Lodge at Koele Hall of Fame 92.32
95 - Llao Llao Hotel & Resort, Golf-Spa, San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina 92.31
96 - Four Seasons Hotel, New York City Hall of Fame 92.28
97 - St. Regis, Atlanta Debut 92.26
98 - The Peninsula, Beverly Hills Hall of Fame 92.23
99 95 Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea Hall of Fame 92.19
100 99 Four Seasons Hotel Ritz, Lisbon 92.12

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

Debut denotes a World's Best Awards debut.

Budget denotes a rate of $250 or less

Hall of Fame denotes Hall of Fame

T+L Find denotes T+L Find

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.

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