The Best Hotels in the World
October 17, 2017
More than 300,000 of our trusted Travelers voted in this year’s Readers’ Choice Awards, sharing tales—and tips—from their vacations in Santorini, or weekends spent at Italian palazzos in Ho Chi Minh City. Get ready: These are the 50 best hotels in the world, say our readers, where service, style, good eats, and sublime views make for a memorable stay.
There’s nothing bad about checking into an 18th-century Norman chateau—especially not when it comes on 30 acres, with a heated outdoor pool, apiary, and a restaurant supplied with ingredients from the home’s own vegetable garden. Like most things native to Normandy, though, Château La Chenevrière does harbor its own history: It was occupied by the Germans during World War II, and then the Americans after the D-Day landings before being fully restored in 1988.