Last updated: 02:00 PM ET, Wed June 17 2015 Announces Best of the Best Hotel Award Winners

Hotel & Resort | Donald Wood | June 17, 2015 Announces Best of the Best Hotel Award Winners

PHOTO: The One&Only Palmilla was named "Best for Romance" on's list. (Courtesy of One&Only)

Finding the right hotel can make or break a business trip or leisure vacation, but to help take the hassle out of the process, has announced the winners of the 2015 Best of the Best hotel awards.

According to, this year’s awards included 23 categories, the company recognized the best in each category and the two runner-ups. The editorial team collected feedback from over 200 travel correspondents and a committee narrowed the selections down to the final award winners. managing editor Colleen Clark released a statement about the award-winning hotels, saying, “We spend every day at Jetsetter curating the best hotels around the world. The winning hotels on this list go above and beyond to deliver the best experiences in their categories. They're the kind of places that belong on the bucket lists of every discerning traveler.”

As for the list itself, there were some surprises and other obvious winners. One of the biggest winners from the awards was 25hours Hotel Bikini in Berlin, Germany, being named the hotel with the best nightlife. Judging from the hotel’s website, the bars and rooftop terrace overlooking the city would be a perfect location for a party.

Another big winner was The Line Hotel in Los Angeles, California that won the award for Best for Foodies. Set in Koreatown, the Korean inspired POT restaurant and the Taiwanese, Salvadorian and Mexican infusion at the cafe make this is a foodie’s dream come true.

For those looking to travel for love, the hotel that earned the Best for Romance award is the One&Only Palmilla in Los Cabos, Mexico. The hotel has gone through some major changes in recent years, and it is better than ever with adult outdoor lounging areas and an atmosphere conducive for being in love.

Here is the full list of categories and winners, according to

Best Newcomer: Mondrian London at Sea Containers; London, UK

Best Over-the-Top Luxury: Baccarat Hotel & Residences; New York, NY

Best Design: The Miami Beach Edition; Miami, FL

Best Big City Sleep: Shangri-La Hotel; Paris, France 

Best Nightlife:  25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin, Germany

Best Comeback: Malliouhana, Auberge Resorts Collection; Anguilla, BWI 

Best for Communing with Nature: Lion Sands River Lodge, South Africa

Best for Foodies: The Line Hotel; Los Angeles, CA

Best Style Steal: The Dean; Providence, RI

Best for Wellness: Terme di Saturnia, Spa & Golf Resort; Tuscany, Italy

Best Eco-Lodge: Mukul, Beach, Golf & Spa; Nicaragua

Best Business-Meets-Pleasure: The Langham; Chicago, IL

Best for Romance: One&Only Palmilla; Los Cabos, Mexico

Best on the Beach: Uxua Casa Hotel & Spa; Trancoso, Brazil

Best Far-Flung Escape: Soneva Kiri, Thailand

Best Grounds: The Oberoi Rajvilas; Jaipur, India

Best-Looking Guests: Macakizi Hotel; Bodrum, Turkey

Best for Families: The Inn at Palmetto Bluff, a Montage Resort; SC

Best High-Tech Hotels: Hotel 1000; Seattle, WA

Best Pool Scene: Ace Hotel & Swim Club, Palm Springs, CA

Best All-Inclusive: Blue Diamond Riviera Maya, Mexico

Best Boutique: The Norman, Tel Aviv; Israel

For a full rundown of the winners and runner-ups, check out the company’s official website.


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