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The World's Best Hotels

Exterior of Castle Hotel Auf Schönburg in Germany, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Castle Hotels Worldwide

For extreme adventurers, for luxury loving families, for seekers of romance ... there is a perfect hotel for everyone. And because finding that "just right" hotel can be difficult, we have created a collection of selective — and truly original — "Top 10" lists based on themes that range from boutiques to spa retreats to wine country inns. If you're looking for the finest and most distinctive lodgings around the world, this is the place to begin.


The view from a guest room at The Royal Hawaiian, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Celebrity Spotting Hotels

Top 10 Celebrity Spotting Hotels in the World

Want to rub elbows with the stars? Lounge by the pool with Mr. and Mrs. George Clooney? Here are 10 great hotels that promise close encounters with the glitterati.

See GAYOT's list of the top celebrity spotting accommodations in the world

2015 TOP 10 HOTELS

Amanyara Resort in Turks & Caicos, one of our Top 10 Caribbean Resorts GAYOT COMMUNITY
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After a long day on the slopes, reward yourself with a (spiked) hot cocoa in luxurious accommodations at one of GAYOT's Top 10 Ski Resorts.
Leave your troubles far behind and escape to one of GAYOT's Top 10 Remote Hotels, where you'll find a unique experience and setting.