Zagat Survey’s 2007/2008 World’s Top Hotels, Resorts and Spas

Zagat Survey just released the results of its 2007/2008 World’s Top Hotels, Resorts and Spas survey. The guide is based on the experiences of 21,783 frequent travelers and 1,626 professional travel agents who averaged 36.9 hotel nights per year. It includes rates and reviews of 1,287 of the best places to stay and play in the world as well as 48 leading hotel chains.

Hotel Chains

1. Amanresorts
2. Four Seasons
3. Mandarin Oriental
4. Raffles
5. St. Regis
6. Ritz-Carlton
7. Rosewood
8. Orient-Express
9. Oberoi
10. Shangri-La

Top Destination Spas

1. Four Seasons/Hualalai, Hawaii
2. Esperanza, Baja Peninsula, Mexico
3. Four Seasons Wailea, Hawaii
4. Las Ventanas, Baja Peninsula, Mexico
5. Four Seasons Jimbaran Bay, Bali
6. Amandari, Bali
7. Four Seasons, Carmelo, Uruguay
8. Phoenician, Phoenix/Scottsdale
9. Brenner’s Park, Baden-Baden, Germany
10. Schloss, Buhlerhohe, Baden-Baden, Germany




Large Hotels (100+ rooms)

1. Four Seasons George V, Paris
2. Peninsula, Chicago
3. Peninsula, Bangkok
4. Peninsula, Hong Kong
5. Oriental, Bangkok
6. Four Seasons, Chicago
7. Four Seasons, Budapest
8. Mandarin Oriental, Miami
9. Peninsula, Los Angeles
10. Four Season, Las Vegas

Resorts (100+ rooms)

1. Four Seasons/Hualalai, Hawaii
2. One & Only, Baja Peninsula, Mexico
3. Four Seasons Wailea, Hawaii
4. Four Seasons, Canadian Rockies
5. Burj Al Arab, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
6. Four Seasons Resort, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
7. Halekulani, Hawaii
8. Ritz-Carlton, Cayman Islands
9. Four Seasons Resort, Provence
10. Four Seasons, Punta Mita, Mexico

Small Hotels, Resorts & Inns (fewer than 100 rooms)

1. Singita, Kruger Area, South Africa
2. Amanjiwo, Borobudur, Indonesia
3. Four Seasons Tented, Golden Triangle, Thailand
4. Como Shambala, Bali
5. Four Seasons, Chiang Mai, Thailand
6. Oberoi Udaivilas, Rajasthan, India
7. Amankila, Bali
8. Gidleigh Park, Devon, UK
10. Blanket Bay, Queenstown, New Zealand