TORONTO — Travel + Leisure has released the 2017 edition of its World’s Best Awards.
Every year, Travel + Leisure asks readers to identify their favourite travel destinations and hotels across the world. Readers are asked to share their opinions on top hotels, resorts, cities, islands, cruiseships, spas, and airlines that they have experienced. The hotels recognized in the World’s Best Awards are rated on their facilities, location, service, food and overall value.
The awards recognize global properties in a variety of categories, including The Top 100 Hotels in the World and The Top 15 Hotel Brands.
2017 Award winners include:
Top Hotels in the World
1. Nihi Sumba Island (formerly Nihiwatu), Indonesia
2. The Brando, Tetiaroa, French Polynesia
3. Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch, Saratoga, Wyoming
4. Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, Matauri Bay, New Zealand
5. Gibb’s Farm, Karatu, Tanzania
Top Brands in the World
1. Six Senses
2. Oetker Collection
3. Auberge Resorts
4. Alila Hotels & Resorts
5. Capella Hotels & Resorts
Three Canadian properties were recognized on The Top 100 Hotels list — Fogo Island Inn, N.L., which ranked 12th; Manoir Hovey, North Hatley, Que. (27th); and Post Hotel & Spa, Lake Louise, Alta., which tied for 82nd place. In addition to the global categories, hotels were recognized in several regional categories, such as The 10 Best City Hotels in Canada and The 10 Best Resort Hotels in Canada. Recognized properties include:
The 10 Best City Hotels in Canada
1. Magnolia Hotel & Spa, Victoria
2. Loden Hotel, Vancouver
3. Auberge Saint-Antoine, Quebec City
4. Wedgewood Hotel & Spa, Vancouver
5. Rosewood Hotel Georgia, Vancouver
6. Hôtel Le Crystal, Montreal
7. Ritz-Carlton, Montreal
8. Fairmont Pacific Rim, Vancouver
9. Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, Quebec City
10. Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver
The 10 Best Resort Hotels in Canada
1. Fogo Island Inn, N.L.
2. Manoir Hovey, North Hatley, Que.
3. Post Hotel & Spa, Lake Louise, Alta.
4. Wickaninnish Inn, Tofino, B.C.
5. Nita Lake Lodge, Whistler, B.C.
6. Four Seasons Resort and Residences Whistler, B.C.
7. Fairmont Chateau Whistler, B.C.
8. Fairmont Tremblant, Mont Tremblant, Que.
9. Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu, La Malbaie, Que.
10. Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Alta.