Top 7 Hotels in the World

This week the TripAdvisor (the world’s largest travel site), published their “Travellers Choice 2011” list for the Top Hotels in the World in 2010. In this list they included one hotel form my hometown, The Cliff Bay in Funchal, as the 8th best hotel in Europe. This brought me the opportunity to publish the Top 7 Hotels in the World: - Pack full of the best deals

1. Golden Well Hotel

U Zlate Studne 166 / 4, Praha 1-Hradcany, Prague 11800, Czech Republic

Hotel class: 5 stars

Number of rooms: 19

Standard rates from: €173

The Golden Well Hotel is a luxury boutique hotel enjoying one of the best locations in the city of Prague. The Golden Well Hotel offers a superb choice of boutique accommodation with 17 rooms and 2 suites, all reflecting the building’s rich heritage and providing their guests with incomparable views, luxurious accommodation, exceptional service and exclusive amenities.

The Golden Well Hotel is located below the walls of the Prague Castle and surrounded by the Castle rose gardens in the quaint Mala Strana or the “Little Quarter” of Prague. Close to the Prague Castle and the Czech Parliament they are just a short walk away from some of Prague’s most impressive sights, including the Prague Castle, the Charles Bridge, the Royal Gardens, the St. Nicholas Church and the Old Town Square. Guests of The Golden Well Hotel are privileged in the summer months to use the Emperor’s private entrance that leads directly to the gardens of the Prague Castle.

2. Anastasis Apartments

Imerovigli, Santorini Island, 84700 GREECE

Hotel class: Not available

Number of rooms: Not available

Standard rates from: €188

The hotel is located on one of the best places on the island, the top of Caldera cliff, 600m from Imerovigli Village and 2km from Fira town.

A complex of newly built accommodations all overlooks the Famous Caldera of Santorini and the sunset. Anastasis Apartments consist of fully equipped and elegantly furnished, spacious and sunlit Apartments, Superior Apartments and Suites which can accommodate two to three persons. Each accommodation has been designed with special taste following the traditional architecture of Santorini.

3. Riad Le Calife

19 bis derb el Ouarbyia, el Makhfia, Fes 30000, Morocco

Hotel class: Not available

Number of rooms: 7

Standard rates from: €100

This Riad is a historic home recently converted into a charming guest house. Constructed around a splendid shaded patio it has 2 terraces which offer a stunning panoramic view of the Medina.

This hotel is the ideal place for an unforgettable stay in the wonderful city of Fez. It is located in the middle of the Medina, just a short 3-minute walk from the famous R’CIF square. The 4 rooms and 3 suites of Riad Le Calife are elegant and comfortable. Each is uniquely and thoughtfully decorated and overlooks the patio.

This hotel sits just 25 minutes from the International Fez Saïs and provides delightful accommodation for your next stay in Morocco.

4. Al Ponte Antico Hotel

Calle dell’Aseo, Cannaregio 5768, 30131 Venice, Italy

Hotel class: 4 stars

Number of rooms: Not available

Standard rates from: €280

A small, 4-star residence, facing the Grand Canal with a splendid view of the Rialto Bridge. The special quality of this small hotel depends not only on their steady family management but also on the special atmosphere created inside each of their properties and the exclusive customized service they offer.

5. La Villa Marbella – Charming Hotel

Calle Principe 10, Centro Histórico, 29600 Marbella, Spain

Hotel class: 2 stars

Number of rooms: 4 houses and 14 rooms

Standard rates from: €85

The hotel is located in the heart of the Old Town of Marbella. The 150 years old house has been fully refurbished and its 4 suites are decorated with the finest Asian style. From the top terrace the guess can enjoy stunning views from the Sierra Blanca, Old Town (XVI century) and Arab walls (IX century).

The hotel is close to finest restaurants and only 3 minutes walk from the famous Orange Square (XVI century), 7 minutes walk to the beach and 10 minutes to Marina of Puerto Banus

6. Hotel Prinsenhof Bruges

Ontvangersstraat 9, Bruges 8000, Belgium

Hotel class: 4 stars

Number of rooms: 19

Standard rates from: €135

The charming Hotel Prinsenhof is hidden in a quiet street nearby one of the main shopping streets of Bruges.

Bruges is a small social city, where everything is within a few minutes walking distance.
The charming hotel is centrally located, at about a 3 minutes walk from the Market Square. All attractions and restaurants are within a few minutes walk from the hotel.

Bruges has almost 120.000 inhabitants and is the third largest city in the Flemish part of Belgium. The medieval streets and buildings and the lovely canals make of Bruges a unique place that enchants millions of people.

Bruges is as a cultural historical city, an artwork on its own. The whole inner city of Bruges was only recently declared to be a UNESCO World Heritage. But Bruges is more than a historical city. The city has many art galleries, trendy businesses, nice bars and pubs and many exquisite restaurants. The city and private theatres offer a diversity of classical concerts, jazz, blues, pop, rock, ballet, contemporary dance, opera, theater and film. Bruges is a city in full development, a city with ambition that does not avoid new challenges.
The titel of Bruges 2002, the cultural capital of Europe, has started a cultural dynamism. The city invested in large restoration projects, in contemporary architecture and in cultural infrastructure.

7. The Tuscany

Grace Bay Beach, 90201, Providenciales, BWI, Turks e Caicos

Hotel class: 4 stars

Number of rooms: Not available

Standard rates from: $525

This beachfront resort is located in Providenciales, close to The Regent Village Shopping Mall and Salt Mills Shopping Plaza. Other nearby points of interest include Grace Bay Beach.

Even though guests rave about the privacy, luxury, and intimacy of their oceanfront suites, what really sets them apart from other Turks and Caicos resorts and Turks and Caicos hotels is their warmth and hospitality.  Their passion is helping to create a Turks and Caicos vacation their guess will remember for the rest of their life.
Source: TripAdvisor


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  8. Victor

    Hello Maddie,
    Thanks for your comments. In this particular topic, I quoted the source of the information, and for sure TripAdvisor is a very good and well established name on this subject, as your can verify for yourself checking the source of the information at the bottom of the post. Lately, we started to publish some posts with our own rankings (depending on the topics), investigating from different sources, but there will always be post where we publish exactly as the sources mention.

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