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February 6, 2019

U.S. News Releases 2019 Best Hotels Rankings

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai is the Best Hotel in the USA; La Reserve Paris - Hotel and Spa is the Best Hotel in Europe


U.S. News & World Report announced the 2019 Best Hotels, which evaluate more than 30,000 luxury hotels and resorts across the USA, Europe, Canada, Mexico, Bermuda and the Caribbean.

In the Best Hotels in the USA rankings, Hawaii's Four Seasons Resort Hualalai took the No. 1 spot, followed by The Peninsula Chicago at No. 2 and the Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club, Surfside, Florida at No. 3. These high-ranking hotels are known for outstanding service, ample on-site amenities and elegant accommodations. U.S. News awards the top 10 percent of ranked hotels with a Gold badge. These five destinations are home to the highest number of Gold badge-winning hotels in the U.S. for 2019:

  • New York City has 39 Gold badge winners
  • Las Vegas has 14 Gold badge winners
  • Los Angeles has 14 Gold badge winners
  • Washington, D.C. has 12 Gold badge winners
  • Chicago has 12 Gold badge winners
For the Best Hotels in Mexico, Esperanza, an Auberge Resort in Cabo San Lucas takes the top spot, while Le Blanc Spa Resort in Cancun is the Best All-Inclusive Resort in Mexico. Jade Mountain in St. Lucia is the Best Hotel in the Caribbean and snags the top spot as the Best All-Inclusive Resort in the Caribbean, thanks to its various dining package options. The Rosewood Hotel Georgia earns recognition as the Best Hotel in Canada for the second year running, and The Loren at Pink Beach ranks No. 1 on this year's Best Hotels in Bermuda list. La Reserve Paris - Hotel and Spa is the No. 1 Best Hotel in Europe, followed by Copenhagen's Hotel Sanders at No. 2 and Rome's Hotel Eden at No 3.

Hotel Rankings in More Than 400 Destinations

U.S. News' 2019 Best Hotels rankings span more than 400 destinations. This time of year, the most popular hotel searches are in warm-weather spots, including Maui, Miami Beach and Playa del Carmen. Meanwhile, cold-weather fans flock to winter ski destinations like Aspen and Whistler. The Caribbean is making a comeback this year as well, with numerous hotels reopening after a devastating hurricane season in 2017. What's more, the Best All-Inclusive Resorts in the Caribbean and the Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico rankings assist travelers seeking a no-hassle getaway - where drinks, meals and activities are covered - everywhere from Punta Cana to Cancun. Those looking for a resort getaway a bit closer to home can browse the Best Resorts in the USA and Best Resorts in Canada rankings.

The U.S. News Best Hotels rankings also highlight properties in traveler-favorite European hot spots like Paris, London and Rome, in addition to scenic but less-visited destinations like Istanbul, Dubrovnik, Croatia, and San Sebastian, Spain. For vacationers who have points with loyalty programs, such as Marriott Rewards or Hilton Honors, a Best Hotels by Brand directory is also available.

2019 U.S. News Best Hotels Rankings

In the USA
1. Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
2. The Peninsula Chicago
3. Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club, Surfside, Florida
4. Four Seasons Resort Lanai
5. Four Seasons Hotel Chicago

In Canada
1. Rosewood Hotel Georgia
2. Clayoquot Wilderness Retreat
3. Wedgewood Hotel & Spa
4. Ritz-Carlton Montreal
5. Fogo Island Inn

In Mexico
1. Esperanza, an Auberge Resort
2. One&Only Palmilla
3. Las Ventanas al Paraiso, a Rosewood Resort
4. Rosewood Mayakoba
5. The Resort at Pedregal

In Europe
1. La Reserve Paris - Hotel and Spa
2. Hotel Sanders
3. Hotel Eden
4. Hotel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel
5. Le Sirenuse Hotel

In the Caribbean
1. Jade Mountain
2. Zemi Beach House Hotel & Spa
3. Ladera Resort
4. Park Hyatt St. Kitts Christophe Harbour
5. Dorado Beach, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve

In Bermuda
1. The Loren at Pink Beach
2. Rosewood Bermuda
3. Hamilton Princess Hotel & Beach Club
4. The Reefs Resort & Club
5. Cambridge Beaches Resort & Spa


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