Here’s The Full Reveal Of The World’s 50 Best Hotels 2023

As serious hotel hoppers – we’re sure you can relate – the announcement of the first-ever World’s 50 Best Hotels 2023 got us feeling euphoric to see some of our favourite venues securing spots on the list.

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For avid followers of the annual rankings of The World’s 50 Best Restaurants and The World’s 50 Best Bars, not only would you have your restaurant and bar must-visit list ready, but now you have hotel-hopping ideas covered with this newly launched prestigious award.

Led by an anonymous group of 580 gurus from the hotel industry globally, The World’s 50 Best Hotels Academy offers a list of stay-worthy hotels with a record of hospitality mastery and excellence.

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Crowning the #1 spot is the dream-like destination of Lake Como, Passalacqua – a former 18th-century home of Italian opera composer, Vincenzo Bellini.

Next, four Asia hotels (hooray!) proudly anchored the second to fifth spots on the list: Rosewood Hong Kong, Four Seasons Bangkok at Chao Phraya River, The Upper House and Aman Tokyo, respectively. 

Without further ado, here’s the full list of The World’s 50 Best Hotels 2023.

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No.1 Passalacqua, Moltrasio, Italy 

No.2 Rosewood, Hong Kong

No.3 Four Seasons Bangkok at Chao Phraya River, Bangkok, Thailand 

No.4 The Upper House, Hong Kong

No.5 Aman Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan 

No.6 La Mamounia, Marrakech, Morocco 

No.7 Soneva Fushi, Maldives

No.8 One&Only Mandarina, Riviera Nayarit, Mexico 

No.9 Four Seasons Firenze, Florence, Italy 

No.10 Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, Thailand 

No.11 Capella Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand 

No.12 The Calile, Brisbane, Australia 

No.13 Chablé Yucatán, Chocholá, Mexico 

No.14 Aman Venice, Venice, Italy 

No.15 Singita Lodges – Kruger National Park, South Africa

No.16 Claridge’s, London, England

No.17 Raffles Singapore, Singapore 

No.18 NIHI Sumba, Sumba Island, Indonesia

No.19 Hotel Esencia, Tulum, Mexico 

No.20 Le Sirenuse, Positano, Italy 

No.21 Borgo Egnazia, Savelletri, Italy 

No.22 The Connaught, London, England  

No.23 Royal Mansour, Marrakech, Morocco 

No.24 Four Seasons Madrid, Madrid, Spain 

No.25 Aman New York, New York, USA

No.26 The Maybourne Riviera, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France

No.27 Rosewood São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

No.28 Capella Singapore, Singapore 

No.29 Le Bristol Paris, Paris, France 

No.30 Park Hyatt Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan 

No.31 La Réserve, Paris, France 

No.32 Gleneagles, Auchterarder, Scotland

No.33 Hotel Du Cap-Eden-Roc, Antibes, France

No.34 Cheval Blanc Paris, Paris, France 

No.35 Four Seasons Astir Palace, Athens, Greece 

No.36 Soneva Jani, Maldives

No.37 The Newt in Somerset, Bruton, England 

No.38 Amangalla, Galle, Sri Lanka 

No.39 HOSHINOYA Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan 

No.40 Desa Potato Head, Bali, Indonesia

No.41 Eden Rock – St Barths, Saint Barthélemy

No.42 The Siam, Bangkok, Thailand 

No.43 Badrutt’s Palace, St. Moritz, Switzerland

No.44 Atlantis The Royal, Dubai, UAE

No.45 The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra, India 

No.46 NoMad London, London, England 

No.47 The Savoy, London, England 

No.48 Equinox Hotel New York, New York, USA

No.49 Six Senses Ibiza, Portinatx, Spain 

No.50 Hôtel de Crillon, Paris, France 

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