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  • Ellenborough Park, Cotswolds

    One of the nicest estates in the Cotswolds, Ellenborough Park makes a perfect base for exploring the area. Guests can enjoy a choice of 62 rooms and suites offering unique and varying amenities, as well as two restaurants and a spa.

    Top 10 Brunch Hotels in the U.S.

    GAYOT has searched the country for unique meals to satisfy every appetite. Whether you are in the mood for zingy Creole or fresh Hawaiian, you will find the perfect place to settle in for a round of Sunday morning hedonism.

    Top 10 Caribbean Resorts

    Few destinations in the world are as reliable as the Caribbean for a relaxing luxury vacation, with its pure blue waters and warm island hospitality. GAYOT's list of the best Caribbean resorts will ensure an escape to remember for a lifetime.

    Top 10 Castle Hotels Worldwide

    From turrets and moats to spas and golf courses, these castles blend the best of the past and the present. It may be a cruel world out there, but as far as these hotels are concerned, it's still possible to find a place where fairy tales come true.

    VALUE HOTELS

  • Hotel Triton, one of GAYOT's Top Value Hotels in San Francisco
    When the times are tough, the tough always manage to keep going — away on vacation. We know it costs money to stay at the best hotels, which is why we've compiled lists of the best value hotels in the U.S. and abroad.


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    OUR HOTEL RATING SYSTEM

  • Our Golden Key system used by our worldwide team of reviewers rates each hotel property on its décor, service, amenities and ambience. The ratings scale ranges from one key (basic) to five keys (pure luxury).
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    WORLD'S BEST HOTELS

  • The Rib Room at Omni Royal Orleans, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Brunch Hotels in the U.S. Our worldwide team of hotel reviewers has put together dozens of the world's best hotels to suit your specific needs.

    These truly original "Top 10" lists span the globe, based on themes and location, to help you find the finest and most distinctive lodgings.

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    From Arizona to Australia and North America to South Africa, we have the hotel coverage that answers all of your questions.

    TOP 10 CARIBBEAN RESORTS

  • Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Caribbean Resorts Finding the right hotel can be difficult. Get the best with our selective Top 10 lists. 

    Few destinations in the world are as reliable as the Caribbean for a relaxing luxury vacation. Find out which resorts made GAYOT's exclusive list.