2018 Hotel Awards By Berkeley Travel

As we continue to welcome 2018 and begin to head into Spring, Berkeley Travel is proud present you with a curated edit of awarded hotels carefully handpicked by our experts.

From the picturesque mountains of Gstaad in Switzerland to the exotic backdrop of the Maldives – we’ve rounded up the finest hotels, resorts, spas and gastronomic delights from our insider knowledge.

To book your next dream getaway contact your dedicated Berkeley Travel Concierge today.

 

HOTELS AWARDED FOR EXCELLENCE

BEAVERBROOK, Surrey, UK. (Cuisine)

Beaverbrook hotel surrey

Gastronomic delights at their best come in the form of the Japanese Grill at the idyllic Beaverbrook in Surrey. Headed by Taiji Maruyama, the grill champions authentic Japanese cuisine with a contemporary twist and culinary excellence is detailed through small touches such as homemade pickled ginger, grated wasabi and sublime desserts.

 

THE BEAUMONT, London

Beaumont Hotel

Set against the vibrant backdrop of London’s Mayfair, The Beaumont is the first hotel by acclaimed restaurateurs Chris Corbin and Jeremy King and is situated in a distinctive architecturally protected 1926 building featuring the United Kingdom’s finest Art Deco aestheticism.

 

LA RESERVE RAMATUELLE, France

La Reserve Ramatuelle

Renowned for its state-of-the-art spa, La Reserve’s highly trained therapists engage with clients to tailor treatments to their needs epitomising the ultimate in relaxation against the indulgent surroundings of the luxe retreat.

 

GRAND HOTEL DU CAP-FERRAT, a Four Seasons Hotel, France

Grand Hotel du cap ferrat

Taking a prime location in the chic setting of Monaco, The Grand-Hotel du Cap Ferrat is housed within a white mansion dating back to 1908 alongside a newer annex. Stunning suites are complemented by the hotel’s private pools, and restaurant overlooked by the Aleppo Pines.

 

AZERAI, Luang Prabang, Laos

Azaerai hotel Laos

The brainchild of Adrian Zecha, Azerai is the first hotel in his latest collection of hotels and resorts bringing contemporary flair and modern elegance alongside unrivalled service and haute cuisine giving you the chance to explore the endless temples of Luang Prabang in style.

 

BEST HOTELS IN THE INDIAN OCEAN

CHEVAL BLANC RANDHELI, Maldives

cheval blanc randheli maldives

Breath-taking scenery and captivating design make Cheval Blanc one of the crown jewels in the Maldives, featuring cathedral ceilinged villas by Jean-Michel Gathy, the hedonistic resort features fine dining, exquisite beaches and pure decadence throughout.

 

BEST HOTELS IN THE MIDDLE EAST

FOUR SEASONS RESORT DUBAI AT JUMEIRAH BEACH

Four Seasons Dubai at Jumeirah Beach

With its extensive facilities and sandy beaches, The Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach is a modern haven in the heart of Dubai along the popular Jumeirah Beach, ideal for families, the resort features a large pool, top dining, a stylish rooftop lounge and a luxury spa.

 

BEST HOTELS IN EAST ASIA

AMAN TOKYO

Aman Hotel Tokyo

Showcasing the best in Japanese hospitality and design, the Aman Tokyo echoes Asian influence throughout and encapsulates traditional references while maintaining a modern aesthetic, situated in a skyscraper, the hotel’s restaurant offers striking views of the shimmering city by night and combines authentic Japanese and Italian fine dining.

 

BEST HOTEL WORLDWIDE

AMANOI, VIETNAM

Designed by Jean-Michel Gathy, the Amanoi is a jewel in the heart of Vietnam and translates the culture of this vibrant and rich part of the world through its splendour against the stunning backdrop of Vinh Hy Bay. A collection of Ocean Pavilions and Villas, the resort features a lakeside spa and private beach.

 

FOUR SEASONS HOTELS & RESORTS, AMMAN

Four Seasons Hotel Amman

The Four Seasons Hotel Amman is a majestic hotel enriched with Israeli and Persian influence, situated within a 15-storey building, the hotel offers breath-taking panoramic views of the city, two pools and three upscale restaurants.

 

BEST EUROPEAN CITY HOTEL

FOUR SEASONS HOTEL GEORGE V, PARIS

Four Seasons Hotel George V paris

Iconic and rich in heritage, the Four Seasons Hotel George V epitomises Parisian savoir-faire, operated under the Four Seasons since 1997, the hotel takes a privileged location on the Golden Triangle and in an original 1928 Art Deco building and boasts an exquisite art collection alongside a decadent spa and Michelin starred dining.

 

BEST HOTEL IN AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

PARK HYATT SYDNEY

Park Hyatt Hotel Sydney

Best known for its scenic views, the Park Hyatt Sydney remains a favoured choice for Berkeley Travel, situated along the harbour opposite Sydney Opera House, the hotel is renowned for its day spa, waterfront restaurant and contemporary accommodations.

 

BEST RESORT IN NORTH AMERICA, BAHAMAS & CARIBBEAN

AMANGIRI, UTAH

Discreetly nestled amidst 600 acres of desert on the border of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monumber, Amangiri oozes with luxury with a rustic aesthetic. Well-sized suites feature living areas, fireplaces and private courtyards while the hotel boasts an in-house art gallery, lounge and spa equipped with a gym, sauna and steam room.

 

BEST SKI HOTEL

ALPINA GSTAAD, SWITZERLAND

The Alpina Gstaad

The Alipna Gstaad takes a privileged location in the heart of Gstaad, redefining luxury, the upscale hotel encompasses a spa operated by Six Senses and features three restaurants, a cigar lounge and covetable art collection alongside 56 stylish rooms and suites complete with authentic period woodwork.

 

BEST SMALL HOTELS UNDER 100 ROOMS

GRAND HOTEL A VILLA FELTRINELLI, LAKE GARDA, ITALY

villa feltrinelli hotel

Encapsulating the vision of renowned hotelier Bob Burns, Villa Feltrinelli has been tastefully designed in collaboration with BAMO Designer, Pamela Babey. The intimate hotel overlooks the charming Lake Garda and champions Venetian design with many of the original furnishings from the villa preserved. A peaceful oasis in itself, the villa is also home to an Acqua Di Parma Regeneration Lounge with a host of rituals from the Blue Mediterraneo collection.

 

BEST HOTEL SPA WORLDWIDE

THE SPA AT FOUR SEASONS HOTEL GEORGE V, PARIS

Four Seasons George V Paris Spa

Setting the tone for the arrival of a revamped spa due to open in May, the pop-up spa at the Four Seasons Hotel George V has been meticulously designed by Artistic Director Jeff Leatham capturing the flair and ambience the hotel is so well known for, offering chemical-free treatments, a renowned team of therapists cater to their clients on a bespoke level.

 

BEST HOTEL RESORT CUISINE WORLDWIDE

MANDARIN ORIENTAL BANGKOK, THAILAND

A culinary destination catering to all tastes, The Mandarin Oriental Bangkok transports guests on a journey through modern tastes of the world. From Michelin-starred French Haute Cuisine at Le Normandie to authentic Italian gastronomy at Ciao Terrazza, the hotel brings a collection of the world’s most renowned chefs at together under one hotel. Foodies should check out The China House for its contemporary take on Cantonese fine dining and the Terrace Rim Nam which serves some of the best Thai in the region.

 

If you are looking to book your next dream getaway contact your dedicated Berkeley Travel Concierge today.

 

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