Best Luxury Hotels of 2014: Top 10 Most Popular TravelSort Hotels

Best Luxury Hotels of 2014: Top 10 Most Popular TravelSort Hotels

 

The best luxury hotels of 2014 are these popular hotels and resorts, as selected by TravelSort clients based on the most requested properties and post-stay feedback. Perennial favorite the Four Seasons Maui at Wailea is near the top, but has been joined by Hualalai, and several Aman Resorts, a Rosewood resort, an Amalfi boutique hotel and the Four Seasons Paris round out the top 10.

1. Four Seasons Hualalai, Big Island of Hawaii

This place is so beautiful and beyond anything I could have imagined. Simply paradise!”

We are loving the Four Seasons Hualalai…Everything is fabulous!”

Our stay at Hualalai was awesome…”

“Hands down the best resort in Hawaii”

Four Seasons Preferred Partner Benefits, by Booking with TravelSort 

  • Daily full American breakfast for two people per bedroom, served through In-Room Dining or in the hotel restaurant (including buffets)
  • Food and beverage credit of USD100 once during stay
  • Upgrade of one category, based on availability at time of check-in (excluding signature suites and villas)
  • Complimentary basic Internet (up to 2 devices) in all guest rooms, complimentary premium Internet (up to 4 devices) in all suites

 

2. Four Seasons Maui at Wailea, Maui

“Thanks so much for your help with Four Seasons Preferred Partner benefits–we had a great honeymoon [at the Four Seasons Maui at Wailea]”

We really enjoyed the Four Seasons [Maui at Wailea] resort.  It was super convenient, elegant…We stayed in the resort most of the time and got to do plenty of beach activities, swimming, drinking and relaxing.”

Four Seasons Preferred Partner Benefits, by Booking with TravelSort 

  • Daily full American breakfast for two people per bedroom, served through In-Room Dining or in the hotel restaurant (including buffets)
  • Food and beverage credit of USD100 once during stay
  • Upgrade of one category, based on availability at time of check-in (excluding signature suites and villas)
  • Complimentary basic Internet (up to 2 devices) in all guest rooms, complimentary premium Internet (up to 4 devices) in all suites

Best Luxury Hotels: Four Seasons Maui at Wailea


3. Rosewood Mayakoba, Playa del Carmen

“[Rosewood Mayakoba is] amazing! How are we ever again going to stay anywhere else?”

Virtuoso Benefits
  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily Buffet breakfast, for up to two in room guests
  • $100 USD Spa Services credit, to be utilized during stay
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability

Best Luxury Hotels: Rosewood Mayakoba, Playa del Carmen

 

4. Amantaka, Luang Prabang, Laos

Amantaka was incredible in so many ways. Luangprabang was perfect.  Elephant rides, waterfalls, beautiful temples and a big Buddhist holiday, morning markets, sunset cruise, all so fun and different in such close proximity. Plus Amantaka's food and service and suite were off the charts.”

Amantaka is just great! People, food, service, villas, weather, massages, tours… All perfect!!!”

Virtuoso Benefits

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Continental breakfast daily, for up to two in room guests
  • A complimentary lunch or dinner for up to two people per room once during stay, excluding alcohol, taxes and gratuities
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability

Best Luxury Hotels: Amantaka, Luang Prabang, Laos

 

5. Amansara, Siem Reap, Cambodia

“Understated but incredible. Loved everything from the luxe airport transfer in Amansara's vintage Mercedes to the superb dining–both Khmer and Western–and the perfectly timed trips to Angkor Wat and the other temples, such that we enjoyed the temples with very few other visitors. Would love to return, our stay was too short”

Virtuoso Benefits

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Continental breakfast daily, for up to two in room guests
  • One 45 mins foot massage per person once during stay
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability

Best Luxury Hotels: Amansara, Siem Reap, Cambodia


6. Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria, Sorrento, Amalfi Coast

We are having such a fantastic time and enjoying the hotel [the Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria] and Sorrento”

The [Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria] is excellent…We were upgraded to a suite with a fantastic view of the bay.”

Virtuoso Benefits

  • For 1 or 2 Nights:
  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily breakfast for up to two in-room guests at Vittoria restaurant
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Vip amenities in the room
  • Complimentary unattended parking
  • For stays of 3 nights or more:
    • Same as above plus one complimentary dinner for two at our Gourmet Michelin Star Restaurant “Terrazza Bosquet”, beverage excluded, once per stay
  • For stays of 4 or more nights guests also receive:
    • Deluxe room and higher categories excluding Suites, same as above plus: Spa voucher Euro 50 per person (max 2 vouchers)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability

Best Luxury Hotels: Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria, Sorrento, Amalfi Coast


7. Four Seasons Paris

“Wow–[Four Seasons Paris offers] the best service I've ever received in Paris, and I've stayed at all the usual 5-stars. So glad you recommended it for our honeymoon.”

Four Seasons Preferred Partner Benefits

  • Daily full American breakfast for two people per bedroom, served through In-Room Dining or in the hotel restaurant (including buffets)
  • Spa credit of USD100 once during stay 
  • Upgrade of one category, based on availability at time of check-in (excluding signature suites and villas)
  • Welcome note at check-in acknowledging you and your travel agency and the amenities that are being extended
  • Complimentary basic Internet (up to 2 devices) in all guest rooms, complimentary premium Internet (up to 4 devices) in all suites

Best Paris Luxury Hotels: Four Seasons Paris


8. Amangiri, Southern Utah

This is AMAZING….i want to stay here forever! Weather is great too. They even have yoga and pilates every day…Definitely we have to go back with the family…”

Virtuoso Benefits

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Continental breakfast daily, for up to two in room guests
  • Toiletry kit with Amangiri's signature sage shampoo, conditioner, body lotion and body wash
  • Choice of 30 minute scalp massage or neck/shoulder massage
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability

Best Grand Canyon Hotels: Amangiri, Southern Utah

 

9. Singita Lebombo, Kruger National Park, South Africa

Singita Lebombo wa amazing!!  Thank you so much for all of your hard work!  It was an experience of a lifetime and I can't imagine any way that it could've been better.”

Virtuoso Benefits

  • Daily full breakfast, for up to two in room guests
  • A Virtuoso gift to the value of $100 per couple
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Upgrades are not applicable with this participant

Best Safari Luxury Lodges: Singita Lebombo, Kruger National Park


10. Amanjiwo, Java, Indonesia

Now at Amanjiwo…Amazing…Had not anticipated this level of beauty”

“My favorite Aman Resort so far…”

Virtuoso Benefits

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • A complimentary lunch or dinner for up to two people per room once during stay, excluding beverages
  • Continental breakfast daily, for up to two in room guests
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability

Amanjiwo


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