Choosing the perfect hotel for your next vacation is more than a place to sleep. The best hotels and resorts offer a variety of amenities, activities and dining options to ensure you have a relaxing stay.
We search for the best hotels, the best hotel amenities, and the best resorts across the United States. So we’ve invited a panel of hospitality and travel experts to name their top picks and now we need your help in selecting the top 10 in each category. Vote for your favorite once a day until the polls close on Monday August 16 at noon ET. The winners will be announced on Friday August 27.
Click on each category below to vote:
Best all inclusive resort
All Inclusive resorts help us slow down and relax – Photo courtesy of Castle Hot Springs
We don’t know what’s more appealing – being in an incredibly beautiful place or not having to think about the money once you arrive. The combo of the two is a winning recipe for a relaxing vacation. We’ve asked a panel of travel experts to name their favorite all-inclusive resorts in the United States, and we need you to help us pick the top 10.
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Best budget hotel brand
These budget hotels are a bit lighter on the wallet but still deliver an amazing stay – Photo courtesy of Moxy
Accommodation can easily become one of the biggest expenses when it comes to travel, but you shouldn’t have to spend your budget or stay in a drab, lack-personality room to save money. These 20 hotel brands combine affordable rates, plenty of amenities and frequent giveaways to set the stage for a comfortable and friendly stay, whether for business or pleasure. Vote for your favorite hotel brand once a day.
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Best Resort Destination
Destination resorts offer more than just a place to rest – Photo courtesy of The Alisal Guest Ranch & Resort
Sometimes a hotel is just a place to rest at night, and sometimes it’s a destination in its own right. Each of these 20 US resorts, chosen by a panel of top 10 travel experts, is utterly worthy of a trip, with luxurious accommodations, world-class dining, relaxing spa treatments and a plethora of activities. indoor and outdoor – a complete vacation in one package.
In addition to input from our expert panel, the Top 10 Editors factored in industry awards and guest reviews to determine our 20 nominees. Which resort destination gets your vote?
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Best eco hotel
These 20 American Hotels Have Goed Beyond Expectations To Promote Environmental Sustainability – Photo Courtesy Allison Inn & Spa
As Kermit the Frog once said, âIt’s not easy to be green,â but these 20 American hotels have gone above and beyond to promote environmental sustainability. Along the way, they achieved Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification from the US Green Building Council or other industry awards for sustainability.
In choosing the 20 nominees for Best Green Hotel, 10Best editors took into account input from a panel of hotel experts, as well as industry awards, LEED certification level and guest reviews. Vote for your favorite.
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Best family resort
These 20 American hotels cater to families with a host of awesome amenities – Photo courtesy of Club Med
These 20 US resorts cater to families with a host of awesome amenities, including kids-only programming, kid-proof rooms (with multiple rooms), gourmet dining with kid-approved menus. children and access to essentials, such as cradles and baby swings, while on the road.
Help us name America’s best family-friendly resort of 2021 by voting once a day until voting closes Monday, August 16 at noon ET.
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Best historic hotel
Step back in time with these 20 historic hotels – Photo courtesy of Congress Hall
In today’s travel landscape of sparkling new resorts and ultra-modern skyscrapers, a little history is often welcome. Each of these classic accommodations, nominated for the title of best historic hotel by a panel of hotel experts, has witnessed a great history, and each has remained true to its historical roots and its unique sense of place.
Which historic hotel do you prefer?
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Best hotel bar
Pull up a stool and watch our nominees for Best Hotel Bar – Photo courtesy of Mai Tai Bar
Pull up a stool and watch our nominees for the best hotel bar. These 20 bars win big for their vibe, stellar mixologists, signature cocktails, menus, and happy hours, and in most of them you don’t have to be a guest to enjoy them.
Do you have a favorite hotel bar?
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Best hotel pool
A Stunning Pool Can Make or Break Your Vacation – Photo courtesy of Koloa Landing Resort
For many travelers, especially during these hot summer months, the quality of a swimming pool can make or break a hotel stay. Book one of these 20 hotels, designated as having the best hotel pools in the country, and your stay is sure to be one to remember. Vote for your favorite hotel pool once a day.
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Best hotel restaurant
Why leave the site when the food in your hotel is so good? – Photo courtesy of Azure
Some of America’s best restaurants run by talented and often award-winning chefs can be found in hotels and resorts from coast to coast. We asked a panel of hospitality and travel experts to nominate their favorite hotel restaurants, and now we need you to crown a winner.
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Best hotel spa
Turn up the sound of relaxation on your next vacation – Photo courtesy of Eau Palm Beach Resort and Spa
More and more people are looking to increase relaxation while on vacation. These 20 wonderful hotel spas, nominated by a panel of hospitality and wellness experts, offer exactly what you need to relax and rejuvenate on your next vacation. Where is your favorite place to be pampered? Vote now.
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Best luxury hotel
These luxury hotels take great service to the next level – Photo courtesy of Garden of the Gods Resort
Luxury travelers have more accommodation options than ever before. When you book a stay at one of these upscale hotels, you can expect impeccable service and extreme comfort. Vote for your favorite luxury hotel once a day.
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Best Pet Friendly Hotel
Don’t leave home without your best friend! – Photo courtesy of Hotel Teatro
A real family vacation isn’t complete without your four-legged friends, but finding pet-friendly accommodation isn’t always easy. 10Best has teamed up with a panel of hospitality and travel experts to nominate the 20 Best Pet Friendly Hotels in the US, and now we need your help to select the top 10! Vote for your favorite.
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Best romantic hotel
Reconnect to these nominees for the best romantic hotel – Photo courtesy of Enchantment Resort
The ambience of a hotel can make or break a romantic getaway. From downtown areas to rural retreats, these 20 properties offer couples an intimate getaway. Vote for the most romantic hotel once a day until voting ends on Monday August 16.
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Best hotel by the water
Each of these waterfront properties sets the stage for a memorable and relaxing vacation – Photo courtesy of Stephanie Inn
Whether by a lake or by the sea, a vacation by the water is something special. Nominated by a panel of hospitality and travel experts, each of these waterfront properties sets the stage for a memorable and relaxing vacation. Vote for the best hotel on the water.
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Best wellness retreat
Recharge at these wellness centers – Photo courtesy of Mii Amo
With burnout on the rise, many are looking to make health and wellness a part of their vacation. Help us find the best health and wellness hotels and retreats by voting for your favorite from our pool of 20 nominees, chosen by a panel of travel experts.
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Remember that you can vote once per day in each category. The 10 nominees with the most votes in each category will be announced on 10Best.com on Friday August 27.