Choosing a hotel can be tricky. Of course, you can rely on reviews from professional writers or information provided on a hotel’s website. But the most reliable source of information comes from actual travelers who have experienced the property. That’s the beauty of Tripadvisor, a travel website focused on user reviews, photos, and recommendations. Every year, Tripadvisor compiles a list of the best hotels, chosen by people, not travel experts.
Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best Award takes into consideration the quality and quantity of traveler reviews and ratings and divides them into a variety of sub-categories. Of the millions of properties worldwide, less than 1% make the annual list and only ten hotels have been named to the top 10 in the United States in 2022.
Keep reading to see which hotels in America made this year’s list. And then, don’t miss the top 10 American cities that every traveler must see.
With all the luxury hotels and resorts in Florida, you might find it surprising that the adults-only Standard Spa Miami Beach is the only one to make the top ten list. The hotel, located on Bell Isle near South Beach, recently underwent a property-wide relaunch, completely transforming its spa, revamping treatment rooms and adding innovative new offerings to the menu…as well as a new restaurant and bar.
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This eco-friendly, renewable energy hotel is located in downtown Bend, 22 miles from the Mount Bachelor ski slopes and close to area outdoor attractions. Guests love the large rooms, nicely appointed with everything from soaking tubs to organic pillows, and applaud the property’s restaurant, which features locally sourced organic food.
Those looking for ultra-luxury accommodations enjoy the Lotte New York Palace Towers, 176 rooms and suites occupying the top 14 floors of the posh hotel. Not only do the rooms offer some of the best views in town, but butler service, an exclusive private lobby, and a dedicated concierge are all part of the nightly rate.
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This chic, old-fashioned hotel is steeped in history. In the 19th century, it was actually a brewery. Guests love the rich, luxuriously appointed rooms, superior culinary offerings, the hotel’s Hiatus Spa, and central San Antonio location.
Experience Yellowstone National Park in true luxury at Sage Lodge. This Montana waterfront property is exclusive with just 38 total rooms, including four free-standing ranch homes. It also has a full-service luxury spa and an upscale restaurant, including a wood-fired grill, bar, and stunning barn. The views are breathtaking, as are the rooms, equipped with everything from Malin + Goetz toiletries to stand-alone soaking tubs.
Those looking for a less touristy New York experience book rooms at Mint House at 70 Pine, located in Lower Manhattan. This loft-style hotel offers larger-than-average rooms with full kitchens and furnishings you’d expect from a posh friends’ apartment (like Casper mattresses, Frette linens, record players and vinyl records for playing on it, Malin + Goetz products and even curated artwork). Other perks include access to Elite NYSC fitness clubs, 24-hour concierge, and free newspaper and housekeeping services.
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This adults-only spa destination located in the Poconos in northeastern Pennsylvania, offers an all-inclusive wellness experience. Situated on 500 acres along a private lake, the resort offers luxury accommodations, wholesome dining, lavish spa treatments and plenty of year-round outdoor activities.
Trump no longer resides in Washington DC, but his spirit lives on in Trump International Hotel Washington D.C., the third best hotel in the country, according to Tripadvisor reviews. Boasting some of the most spacious suites in the nation’s capital, this 263-room property is known for its timeless opulence. Former first daughter Ivanka even designed the 10,000 square foot spa, a favorite in town.
The best hotel in Aspen and the second highest rated hotel in the country, the Hotel Jerome, part of the Auberge Resorts collection, is a 99-room hotel located in the heart of the luxury ski resort. Known as much for its top-notch common areas as it is for its impeccably designed rooms, guests rave about the service above and beyond.
Finally, the best hotel in the United States in 2022, according to Tripadvisor reviews, is The brand hotel At New York. This luxury Upper East Side property is popular with celebrities, including Meghan Markle and Kim Kardashian. Housed in a historic 1927 building, the property “brings luxury to a new level” for guests, offering large, luxurious rooms and impeccable service (including nightly turndowns and unparalleled concierge assistance). Additionally, The Mark was also rated as Tripadvisor’s Best Luxury Hotel of 2022.
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