(CNN) – You start with the location: a deep green hill with jungle plants overlooking the blue waters of the Pacific Ocean.
You add amenities: more than 50 stylish, modern bungalows and villas spread over 33 acres. Private, access to Sandy Beach with drink service. Colorful birds and other wildlife. Hammocks, tub soaking, swimming pool and massage.
According to Tripadvisor’s annual Traveler’s Choice Awards, all of these items are available to make Costa Rica’s Tulemar Bungalows & Villas the world’s top hotel for 2022.
“We know there is no one-size-fits-all way to plan a trip. Some travelers are looking for unique accommodations – from cave hotels to water-to-water bungalows -” said Kanika Soni. While others are looking for a weird B&B, “said Kanika Soni. In a news release to CNN Travel, Tripadvisor’s Chief Commercial Officer.
“No matter what type of travel you are looking for, this year’s Traveler’s Choice Awards – with winners from six continents and 90 countries – showcase top recommendations from other travelers. Are. “
Tolimar is no stranger to high definition. It was number 9 on the 2021 list.
Last year’s No. 1 hotel was Colin de France in Gramado, Brazil. It did not make the top 10 for 2022.
Top 10 Hotels in the World for 2022
Tolimar brings in bungalows and villas.
This year’s top 10 hotels are scattered around the world, Turkey is the only country that has snatched two places. They are:
1. Tolimar Bungalows & Villas: Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
2. Hotel Colin de France: Gramado, Brazil
3. Ikos Aria: Kefalus, Kos Island, Greece
4. Romance Istanbul Hotel: Istanbul, Turkey
5. Omnia: Zermatt, Switzerland
6. Copy Premium Cave: Cappadocia Argap, Turkey
7. The Six Senses: Olhuveli Island, Maldives
8. Homosexual Adventure & Dive Resort: Hopkins, Belize
9. Padma Resort Ubud: Pyongyang, Indonesia
10. BLESS HOTEL MADRID: Madrid, Spain
Top 10 Hotels in the United States for 2022
In the United States, the Top Hotel is a popular resting place for celebrities in New York City.
Tripadvisor said the Mark Hotel “is housed in a beautiful 1927 building, but, from the inside, it has been completely redesigned, giving it a new lease of life and identity for the 21st century.”
Located near Central Park, this is Mark’s first participation in the awards. Last year, another New York location was No. 1: Mint House at 70 Pine (but it still made the top 10 of 2022).
New York has three hotels in the top 10 this year, with the remaining seven scattered across the United States:
1. The Mark Hotel: New York City
2. Hotel Jerome, Overbridge Resorts Collection: Aspen, Colorado
3. Trump International Hotel Washington DC: Washington
4. Lodge in Woodloch: Holly, Pennsylvania
5. 70 Minute House on Pine: New York City
6. Sage Lodge: Pray, Montana
7. Hotel Emma Pearl: San Antonio, Texas
8. Towers at Lotte New York Palace: New York City
9. Oxford Hotel: Band, Oregon
10. Standard Spa, Miami Beach: Miami Beach, Florida
Why is the United States not among the top 10 hotels in the world?
CNN Travel asked Tripadvisor if American hotels are eligible for global competition.
“To confirm, hotels in all countries are eligible for the world’s best hotels in all sub-categories. Mark did not make it into the top 25 in the world,” Tripadvisor replied.
“As you can imagine, with millions of hotels worldwide listed on Tripadvisor, the competition is fierce. Goes. “
There were also several sub-categories of competition. These are the No. 1 picks in the world for each of them, and by the time you reach the end of this list, you will be well acquainted with one of them:
• Most Popular New Hotels: Adivana Swetha in Bali
Mountain resorts and lodges: Tolimar Bungalows and Villas in Costa Rica
• Hotels on the water: Akos Arya in Greece
Apart from ordinary hotels: Kayakapi Premium Cave in Cappadocia, Turkey
Luxury Hotel: Akos Arya in Greece
A B & Bs and inns: Tolson Court in Scarborough, UK
Small stay: White House Hotel Istanbul, Turkey
Family friendly hotel: Alpino Baby Family Hotel in Andalo, Italy
A The most romantic hotel: Hotel Valle D’Incanto in Gramado, Brazil
• All inclusive resorts: Akos Arya in Greece
Numerous US hotels have been ranked in various global lists, including Cape Cod, Kendall Berry Inn in Massachusetts, and the No. 2 best B&B / inn in the world.
How hotels were chosen.
The Traveler’s Choice Best of the Best Awards are determined based on the quality and quantity of specific passenger reviews and ratings for each subcategory posted on Tripadvisor from 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021.