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  • Top 10 Swim-Up Pool Bars

    Featuring an oceanfront property in Thailand and an island escape in Borneo, GAYOT's list of the world's best swim-up pool bars showcases the most exotic places to grab a drink, taking poolside lounging to the next level.

    Top 10 Extreme Hotels in the World

    Experience a vacation like no other at one of GAYOT's Top 10 Extreme Hotels in the World, featuring unique properties like underwater lodges, cave lodgings and even glass igloos where you can watch the Northern Lights in bed.

    Top 10 Hotels in China

    From an urban oasis in Hong Kong to a village escape in Hangzhou, GAYOT's list of the Top 10 Hotels in China offers guests luxurious accommodations, fine dining, decadent spas and unforgettable cultural experiences.

    Top 10 Hotels in Spain

    Travel to the land of sensuous pleasures and warm hospitality, where you'll find hot Spanish hotels with groundbreaking architecture, acclaimed chefs and innovative design.


  • Hotel Triton, one of GAYOT's Top Value Hotels in San Francisco
    When times are tough, the tough go 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 around the globe.


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  • GAYOT's star rating 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 star (basic) to five stars (pure luxury).
    Learn all about GAYOT's star rating system.


  • Capella Ixtapa Resort and Spa, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Hotels in Mexico 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.


  • An oceanfront wedding at Montage Laguna Beach, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Wedding Hotels in Orange County, CA Searching for the best hotels? GAYOT's Top 10 hotel lists guide you to your ideal staycations and vacations.

    Say "I do" at one of GAYOT's Top 10 Wedding Hotels in Orange County, CA, where ocean vistas, perfect weather and elegant settings provide an ideal tone for a day spent celebrating the beginning of marital bliss.


  • A guest room at Borgo San Felice in Siena, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Hotels in Italy Finding the right hotel can be difficult. Get the best with our selective Top 10 lists. 

    Featuring rustic villas, ancient palaces and urban retreats, GAYOT's list of the Top 10 Hotels in Italy offers the best of the best when it comes to style, location and exceptional amenities.