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TripAdvisor announces the world’s best hotels with 2018 Travelers’ Choice Awards

Viroth's Hotel, Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Viroth’s Hotel in Cambodia named top hotel in the world; Massachusetts’ Nantucket Hotel & Resort is #1 in America for second consecutive year. New “Value for Money” award category added this year.

NEEDHAM, MASS. – TripAdvisor announced the winners of its Travelers' Choice awards for Hotels. Travelers' Choice award winners were determined based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from TripAdvisor travelers worldwide. In the 16th year of the awards, TripAdvisor has recognized 8,095 properties in 94 countries and eight regions worldwide. The hallmarks of Travelers' Choice hotels winners are remarkable quality, service and value.

The awards celebrate hotel winners in the categories of Top Hotels Overall, Luxury, Bargain, Small, Best Service, B&Bs and Inns, Romance, Family and All-Inclusive. In addition, a new "Value for Money" hotel award category was created this year. To qualify for this award, a property must have at least four stars and four bubbles on TripAdvisor, and offer annual nightly average rates that are at least 20 percent below the city average and cost less than $300 per night based on hotel prices available on TripAdvisor.

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"This year's Travelers' Choice awards for Hotels recognize thousands of exceptional accommodations that received the highest marks for value, service, amenities and overall experience from travelers worldwide," said Brooke Ferencsik, senior director of communications. "Whether you're looking for a great value hotel in a popular city, a luxurious beachfront splurge, or a romantic honeymoon getaway, millions of reviews and opinions from the TripAdvisor community informed this list of winners that will inspire and help travelers plan and book their next amazing trip."

"I am so proud of our team – being named the #1 hotel in the world for TripAdvisor's 2018 Travelers' Choice Award is a huge achievement for Viroth's Hotel," said Fabien Martial, co-owner of Viroth's Hotel. "I hope this award will further encourage everybody here to offer the best for our guests."

The United States featured the most unique hotel winners with 191, Spain had 176 properties recognized and France featured 170 award winners. The average nightly rate of Travelers' Choice award-winning Top Hotels on TripAdvisor is $349; Value for Money is $160; Luxury is $483; Bargain is $76; Small Hotels is $330; Best Service is $313; B&Bs and Inns is $124; Romance is $325; Family is $252 and All-Inclusive is $427.

Top 10 Travelers' Choice Hotels in the World

1. Viroth's Hotel – Siem Reap, Cambodia
TripAdvisor average annual price of $128 per night
Most affordable month to visit: September ($108 per night)

2. Tulemar Bungalows & Villas – Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica
TripAdvisor average annual price of $414 per night
Most affordable month to visit: September ($241 per night)

3. Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur – Jodhpur, India
TripAdvisor average annual price of $852 per night
Most affordable month to visit: May ($432 per night)

4. Hanoi La Siesta Hotel & Spa – Hanoi, Vietnam
TripAdvisor average annual price of $133 per night
Most affordable month to visit: May ($106 per night)

5. Gili Lankanfushi – Lankanfushi, Maldives
TripAdvisor average annual price of $2,004 per night
Most affordable month to visit: September ($1,526 per night)

6. Hotel Belvedere – Riccione, Italy
TripAdvisor average annual price of $220 per night
Most affordable months to visit: March, April, October ($171 per night)

7. The Nantucket Hotel & Resort – Nantucket, Massachusetts
TripAdvisor average annual price of $530 per night
Most affordable months to visit: March and April ($195 per night)

8. La Reserve Paris – Hotel and Spa – Paris, France
TripAdvisor average annual price of $1,333 per night
Most affordable month to visit: February ($1,136 per night)

9. Nayara Springs – La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica
TripAdvisor average annual price of $752 per night
Most affordable month to visit: October ($632 per night)

10. Hanoi La Siesta Hotel Trendy – Hanoi, Vietnam
TripAdvisor average annual price of $101 per night
Most affordable month to visit: May ($81 per night)

Theodore Koumelis
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