Readers’ Choice Awards 2017

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The best hotels are adept at mixing business with pleasure, though some brands excel more at one than the other. Regionally, Four Seasons is favored among leisure travelers, while Shangri-La gets top marks in the business category. And lest we forget serviced residences, the top operators are listed here too.

Reader’s Take: “You can never go wrong by staying at a Four Seasons resort; the rooms are gorgeously designed, service is impeccable, and the properties themselves—especially the Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru—are stunning.”

Top 5 Hotel Brands for Leisure:

  1. Four Seasons
  2. Banyan Tree
  3. St. Regis
  4. Grand Hyatt
  5. Shangri-La

Top 5 Hotel Brands for Business:

  1. Shangri-La
  2. Grand Hyatt
  3. Hilton
  4. InterContinental
  5. Marriott

Top 5 Serviced Residence Brands:

  1. Ascott The Residence
  2. Fraser Suites
  3. Marriott Executive Apartments
  4. Oakwood
  5. Somerset Serviced Residence


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