Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World

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Each year, more than 1,000 independent boutique hotels apply to become a part of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World portfolio. However, only 5 percent are invited to join the brand, meaning travelers can expect quality amenities, inviting atmospheres and impeccable accommodations when staying at an SLH-affiliated hotel. What's more, mystery inspectors visit the brand's 500-plus properties annually to ensure that guests are experiencing the highest standards of service and value. This brand markets itself as a champion of hidden treasures, so no two Small Luxury Hotels are alike. However, one consistent perk of the SLH brand is the free-to-join INVITED program. This three-tiered benefits system includes rewards like room upgrades and free breakfast. Most importantly, this brand gives customers options: Its portfolio includes everything from family-friendly historical inns to adults-only resorts with Michelin-starred restaurants. Keep in mind, most of the brand's hotels are located outside of the United States, with numerous outposts in Europe and Asia. You can explore several Small Luxury Hotels of the World properties on our Best Hotels rankings.

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  • #1
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    Spice Island Beach Resort
    St. George's
    #1 in Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 954 reviewsTripAdvisor (954)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
    Stretching across 8 acres of Grenada's prized Grand Anse Beach, Spice Island Beach Resort is a family-run boutique resort. Surrounded by lemon, almond and sea grape trees, each suite features a patio, balcony or terrace, plus a minibar, bathrobes and slippers, Frette linens and Molton Brown toiletries. Recent guests agree that the Seagrape Beach Suites are worth the splurge thanks to their whirlpool tubs with ocean views, private patios and gardens, chaise lounge chairs and double hammock sets. Just in case hammock-lounging didn't fill your relaxation quota, the in-house Janissa's Spa provides body polishes and massages. And encouraging guests to take advantage of its primo beachside location, Spice Island's all-inclusive room rates cover snorkeling, kayaking, sailing, tennis, cycling and green fees at a local golf course. When hunger strikes, head to Oliver's Restaurant, which serves up a Creole-inspired menu accompanied by live music, or the Sea and Surf Terrace & Bar for gourmet international dishes with a Caribbean twist. Although a few past diners desired more on-site dining options, most enjoyed their meals at both eateries.
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Wentworth Mansion
    Charleston, SC
    0.5 miles to city center
    #2 in Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 973 reviewsTripAdvisor (973)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
    Guests rave about Wentworth Mansion, applauding its long-standing commitment to the building's history and its ability to deliver on contemporary luxury. Constructed in the late 1800s, the Wentworth Mansion exudes old-world charm, meaning it's also the perfect Charleston home base for history buffs. Lodgers particularly praise the elegant decor, fantastic customer service, on-site spa, evening brandies and sherries, and complimentary hors d'oeuvres. Rooms include spacious bathrooms with whirlpool tubs, fireplaces or outside porches and, in some suites, sunrooms. Though guests say the rooms and overall atmosphere are relaxing, they note that the luxury doesn't come cheap. However, its location is another feather in its cap; The Battery is nearby, as is the South Carolina Aquarium. Also, keep in mind that this hotel is a part of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, which means that members of the INVITED rewards program can earn and redeem points here.
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
  • #3
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    Sant Francesc Hotel Singular
    Palma de Mallorca
    #3 in Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 595 reviewsTripAdvisor (595)
    The 42-room Sant Francesc Hotel Singular sits in the historic center of Palma de Mallorca. Once a private mansion, the restored 19th-century space features some original moldings and frescoes throughout. Elegant yet modern guest rooms offer wood beamed ceilings, free Wi-Fi access, Bluetooth speakers, Nespresso coffee makers and – in some cases – private verandas. Most recent guests were pleased with their rooms, though a few noted that considerable hallway noise seeped in at night. Beyond your accommodations, you can visit spa treatment booths for massages, get your heart rate up at the 24-hour gym or reserve a workout session with a personal trainer. When it's time to dine, guests can take a seat at the Quadrat Restaurant & Garden for curated Mediterranean dishes, visit the Mallorcan Lobby Bar & Patio for cocktails and snacks or head up to the rooftop terrace for food and drinks accompanied by panoramic views of the city below. Before booking, note that the Sant Francesc Hotel Singular is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World. This means you may be able to receive extra perks by signing up for the INVITED benefits program.
    5.0-star Hotel Class
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    Grand Hôtel du Palais Royal
    Paris
    0.9 miles to city center
    #4 in Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 962 reviewsTripAdvisor (962)
    This ornate hotel boasts one of the best addresses in the City of Light: it's just north of the Musée du Louvre and adjacent to Le Palais Royal. A smaller hotel with just 68 rooms and suites, the Grand Hôtel du Palais Royal occupies a centuries-old building and receives praise from guests for its ideal location, accommodating employees and more affordable room rates compared to other nearby five-star properties. Accommodations feature showers or bathtubs (some are equipped with both), complimentary Wi-Fi access and 24-hour room service, and select rooms and suites include private balconies with Eiffel Tower, Louvre or Montmartre vistas. This property also houses a bar and restaurant and offers plenty in the way of relaxation, with an on-site fitness room, spa and Turkish hammam. Recent travelers were impressed by the attention to detail at this property, from fresh in-room flowers to tailored restaurant recommendations from the concierge and front desk employees.
    5.0-star Hotel Class
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    Canaves Oia Santorini
    Oia
    #5 in Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 1051 reviewsTripAdvisor (1051)
    Free WiFi

    Situated on the northern tip of Santorini, Canaves Oia Santorini features classic Cycladic architecture (think white cliffside buildings with blue domed roofs). The property is divided into three areas (Canaves Oia Hotel, Canaves Oia Suites and Canaves Oia Villas), where guests will find suites and villas with white interiors, verandas with Aegean Sea views, free Wi-Fi and welcome bottles of wine. Some accommodations are also outfitted with private plunge pools. The highlight of this property is the picturesque sea vistas, but recent travelers also appreciated the hotel's top-notch service and the Greek and Mediterranean fare served at Petra Restaurant and the Infinity Pool Bar Restaurant. Other on-site dining options include the Elements fine dining restaurant and the Veranda Caviar & Oyster Cocktail Bar. If wellness is your main focus, pay a visit to the property's spa or gym, or take a yoga class with views of the ocean. Although most of Santorini's top attractions reside on the southern part of the island, you'll find multiple restaurants and a few cafes and art galleries within walking distance.

    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Hotel Lungarno
    Florence
    0.2 miles to city center
    #6 in Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1478 reviewsTripAdvisor (1478)
    Free WiFi

    This property overlooking the Arno river in Florence underwent a major renovation in 2017, and travelers could not be more impressed. Offering stunning views of the Ponte Vecchio, Hotel Lungarno features nautical stylings and a living room suspended above the river. The blue, white and leather interiors extend to the accommodations, which boast antique furniture and original artwork. (The hotel features more than 400 pieces of fine art from artists like Picasso and Guidi.) More modern amenities include blackout shades, coffee and tea makers, flat-screen TVs, complimentary loaner iPads and free Wi-Fi access. Upgraded rooms and suites offer more square footage and extra perks like separate sitting areas, minibars and balconies with river vistas. Recent guests described their rooms as beautiful and comfortable. Travelers were also complimentary of the on-site restaurants, especially the Michelin-starred Borgo San Jacopo, which serves contemporary Italian cuisine and houses a wine cellar with 900 labels. For a lighter meal, visitors can dine at the Picteau Lounge Bar, which also offers afternoon tea and views of the river from its terrace. While past guests said the property was stunning and luxurious, they cited the friendly, attentive staff as the highlight of their stays. 

    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    La Casa Que Canta
    Zihuatanejo
    #7 in Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 626 reviewsTripAdvisor (626)
    With plenty of seclusion, a wide range of amenities and outstanding customer service, La Casa Que Canta is a compelling pick for travelers seeking an off-the-beaten path getaway. Perched along the Pacific Ocean about a mile south of central Zihuatanejo, this resort boasts a spectacular infinity pool that features postcard-worthy coastal panoramas, as well as a saltwater pool surrounded by craggy cliffs. The accommodations are just as impressive: Filled with wooden furniture and Mexican artwork, each room offers complimentary wireless internet access, a fresh fruit basket and an expansive terrace equipped with a table, chairs and sun loungers. If you're willing to splurge, past visitors recommend upgrading to one of the pool suites, which boast their own private infinity pool. When you're ready to venture beyond your well-appointed digs, La Casa Que Canta offers complimentary activities, such as snorkeling and cooking classes. Golfers will also appreciate the two nearby courses, while luxury-seekers will enjoy soothing treatments at the on-site Clarins Spa. As for dining, the resort also houses Mar Y Cielo, which serves traditional Mexican specialties like red snapper, grilled octopus with risotto, and churros, while Luz de Luna, La Casa Que Canta's bar, offers zesty margaritas and striking Zihuatenejo views.
    5.0-star Hotel Class
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    The Dylan Amsterdam
    Amsterdam
    0.3 miles to city center
    #8 in Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 719 reviewsTripAdvisor (719)
    Free WiFi

    The Dylan hotel is conveniently situated within Amsterdam's central canal belt near the chic Nine Little Streets shopping area and several museums. Housed in a building that dates back to the 1600s, the hotel sits on a site that once featured a theater. After the original structure burned down in 1772, the locale was used as an office for the Roman Catholic Church until it was renovated and reopened as a luxury boutique hotel in 1999. Inside, recent guests were pleased with the accommodations' decor, though some wished that all rooms were accessible from the hotel's elevators. Standard guest rooms offer Bose sound systems, garden or courtyard views, minibars, complimentary Wi-Fi access and hardwood floors. Those who upgrade to suites will find unique details like exposed beams, 20-foot ceilings, bronze chandeliers and cast-iron staircases. Past travelers recommended dining at the Michelin-starred Restaurant Vinkeles for French cuisine and visiting Bar Brasserie OCCO for signature cocktails and coffee. 

    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Lefay Resort & Spa Lago di Garda
    Gargnano
    #9 in Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 3254 reviewsTripAdvisor (3254)
    Free WiFi
    Lefay Resort & Spa Lago di Garda is a 5 star hotel. It has a 5.0 overall guest rating based on 3254 reviews.
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    The Betsy South Beach
    Miami Beach, FL
    #10 in Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 3142 reviewsTripAdvisor (3142)
    Free WiFi
    Miami Beach, Florida, travelers appreciate that the beautiful Betsy isn't like the other hotels along Ocean Drive. As opposed to poolside parties and a lobby that doubles as a runway, this boutique hotel is decidedly quieter and more laid-back than its competition. And the 130 rooms and suites definitely aim for substance rather than style – though that isn't lacking, either. In the accommodations, you'll find Thassos marble bathrooms with Malin+Goetz beauty products and walk-in showers with shower wands and rainforest shower heads. Techie touches abound here, too: Rooms and suites feature the basics, such as free high-speed internet access, plus over-the-top perks like TVs built into bathroom mirrors. The Betsy also adds thoughtful extras (think: fresh orchids) in all accommodations. Despite some complaints of high room rates, recent guests claimed to have thoroughly enjoyed their stay here, chalking their good experiences up to the excellent customer service. The Betsy's rooftop bar and in-house restaurant, LT Steak & Seafood, also garner praise, while previous guests said that lounging in The Wellness Garden & Spa helped ease them into a relaxing stay.
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Quinta da Casa Branca
    Funchal
    #11 in Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 1087 reviewsTripAdvisor (1087)
    Quinta da Casa Branca is a boutique property set amid gardens in Funchal on the island of Madeira, a Portuguese archipelago off the coast of Morocco. According to recent guests, its picturesque and quiet location is one of its greatest assets. In fact, many describe the hotel as an "oasis" and a "hidden gem." Visitors have their choice of garden or premium rooms or deluxe suites, all of which come equipped with minibars, free Wi-Fi access and a furnished terrace or balcony. Step outside your room to experience the hotel's wealth of amenities. You could go for a stroll in the botanical garden, take a dip in the outdoor pool or work up a sweat in the health club's fitness center. The health club also houses a Jacuzzi, a sauna, a relaxation room and men's and women's locker rooms and showers. And when you get hungry, savor drinks and snacks at the Casa da Quinta Bar or head to the hotel's main restaurant for a refined meal.
    5.0-star Hotel Class
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    Tomtom Suites
    Istanbul
    1.1 miles to city center
    #12 in Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 1120 reviewsTripAdvisor (1120)
    This boutique hotel in Istanbul is all about attention to detail. That's because Tomtom Suites only has 20 rooms, leaving plenty of extra room for personalized service. And guests were able to pick up on this strategy right away. Lodgers loved the staff's eagerness to provide recommendations and appreciated that any and all inquiries were met with a smile. The large rooms were also a standout, with standard suites starting at 474 square feet. Pillow menus, LCD TVs, Nespresso coffee machines, loaner iPads, homemade chocolates and minibars are just a few of the in-room amenities you can expect to take advantage of during your stay. The hotel also has 24-hour concierge, in-room spa and express checkout services, as well as a complimentary breakfast buffet. In their downtime, guests can brush up on their knowledge of the city and Turkey itself at the on-site library, or grab a bite to eat at Nicole, which serves Mediterranean dishes both indoors and outside on a terrace overlooking the old town. Outside, guests can wander the historical area of Galata and Pera or take the metro, located just a couple blocks away, to nearby top attractions such as the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. What's more, this property is one of the more affordable options on the Best Hotels in Europe ranking.
    5.0-star Hotel Class
  • #13
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    Hayfield Manor
    Cork, CO
    #13 in Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 3488 reviewsTripAdvisor (3488)
    According to recent travelers, Hayfield Manor feels like the set of "Downton Abbey." As you pull up to this property in southern Ireland, you'll notice foliage climbing along much of the three-story building's brick exterior. Inside, you'll find traditional manor house features like dark wood furniture, neutral color palettes and crown molding throughout the hotel's 88 accommodations. Though the property maintains design elements from its early 19th-century roots, it also embraces the needs of 21st-century guests: Each guest room and suite offers a variety of modern amenities, including a heated towel rack in the marble bathroom, a flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi access and a voltage power converter. To work on your putting game before hitting the links (there are five golf courses within 15 miles of the property), practice with your in-room golf putters. When you're ready to explore the property, visit the on-site spa or enjoy afternoon tea or dinner in Orchids Restaurant. On select evenings, you can participate in wine tastings, which are paired with dishes chosen by Orchids Restaurant's executive chef. And once you've decided to venture off the property, you'll discover Ireland's famous Blarney Castle is located less than 6 miles northwest.
    5.0-star Hotel Class
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    Casa Velas
    Puerto Vallarta
    #14 in Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 1757 reviewsTripAdvisor (1757)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
    Adjacent to the Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz International Airport, Casa Velas, Puerto Vallarta's main structure resembles a Spanish hacienda estate. Guests are consistently wowed by the grounds – the landscaping and infinity pool of the Ocean Club evoke a sense of calm that visitors adore. That serene feeling extends to the SPA Casa Velas, where you can indulge in a revitalizing holistic massage or an anti-aging facial. Meanwhile, Casa Velas' restaurant Emiliano serves up traditional Mexican dishes. Once you're well-fed, bed down in one of the resort's suites; each room comes appointed with a snack-filled minibar, down comforter, cable TV and L'Occitane bath products. If you're looking for a little extra luxury, you may want to spring for a Grand Class Suite, which offers a private plunge pool and terrace. Beyond the resort's relaxing atmosphere, past visitors are also quick to compliment the warm and welcoming staff.
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Canaves Oia Suites
    Oia
    #15 in Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 293 reviewsTripAdvisor (293)
    Free WiFi
    Crisp white suites create a perfect contrast to the azure Aegean Sea at Canaves Oia Suites, part of Canaves Oia Santorini. Luxury awaits guests upon arrival at the property with a complimentary welcome drink, a bottle of wine and fruit. You're best off enjoying the striking views from your suite's private plunge, cave or infinity pool. Each room also comes with a television, twice-daily maid service, a minibar, a Nespresso machine and a tea kettle. These suites resemble comfy caves and ensure relaxation, but visitors recommend booking a larger suite for optimal space. Guests also appreciate the property's many activities, events and relaxation areas. Guests can enjoy the spa (transformed from a 17th-century wine cave), the boutique store, yoga and meditation sessions, sailing excursions, wine tastings and private yachting trips. After working up an appetite, travelers should head to the hotel's poolside Petra Restaurant & Bar for Greek cuisine and handmade cocktails. For an even more romantic experience, guests can book private dining on the Panorama Balcony. Additionally, the hotel's staff can serve food on your suite's balcony for any meal. Finally, if you are planning a long day of excursions around Santorini and need something on the go, the hotel can provide a box breakfast or lunch. What makes all these amenities so special is that the friendly hotel employees go above and beyond to personalize your visit.
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Petit St. Vincent
    The Grenadines
    #16 in Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 362 reviewsTripAdvisor (362)
    Free Breakfast
    This grouping of exclusive cottages can be found on the private island of Petit St. Vincent, roughly 4 miles southwest of Union Island. Built from local stone and wood, the resort's 22 cottages feature bright and airy decor, complete with fresh white, blue and green linens, stone walls and private wooden decks. When you're not lounging in your room or enjoying a massage at the Hillside Spa, you can take part in yoga classes, play a round of tennis or golf (the golf course is located on nearby Canouan Island) or set sail on the surrounding cerulean sea. After working up an appetite, past visitors recommend grabbing a bite to eat at the Beach Restaurant. Chairs are anchored into the sand, and meals are served under thatched roofs and palm trees. (If you prefer inside seating and heartier meals, you can also choose to dine at the Main Restaurant.) While recent guests gushed about the resort's beautiful grounds and attentive service, they also warned that if you're used to an all-inclusive Sandals-like experience, this isn't the retreat for you.
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
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    Dukes Hotel
    London, ENG
    1.5 miles to city center
    #17 in Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1740 reviewsTripAdvisor (1740)
    Free WiFi
    Dukes Bar serves arguably the most iconic martini in the world, as well as an elegant afternoon tea, but Dukes Hotel offers a lot more than just excellent drinks. Many travelers stay at Dukes Hotel for its central location, as it takes about five minutes to walk from the property to Buckingham Palace. This modern luxury hotel inspires instant comfort and relaxation for all guests with its variety of rooms, from refurbished contemporary rooms to spacious, classy suites. Accommodations feature interactive flat-screen TVs, coffee machines, in-room safes and complimentary Wi-Fi access. Suites include additional perks like homemade welcome cookies, fresh flowers, on-demand movies and a wake-up call, which consists of a hot beverage and pastry of your choice. Previous guests recommend booking a suite for adequate space to unpack and move around with ease. Outside the rooms, guests will find the Private Members Health Club, which includes a gym, a steam room and beauty treatments (for a fee). Past visitors rave about the on-site Great British Restaurant, home to Dukes Bar where bartenders concoct the hotel's signature martini. This space is open for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Members of the INVITED hotel rewards program can earn and redeem reward nights at this Small Luxury Hotels of the World property.
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Hotel El Convento
    San Juan
    #18 in Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2953 reviewsTripAdvisor (2953)
    Free WiFi
    Housed in a 17th-century convent, this opulent San Juan, Puerto Rico, property impresses guests with its old-world allures (think: Andalusian tile floors, vintage antiques and mahogany beams). But that's not all Hotel El Convento has going for it: Guests also praise the modern comforts found in every room. Standard amenities include flat-screen TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi access, work desks and Bose radios. However, some warn that the in-room internet access is spotty and that the water pressure in showers is weak. But the property's outstanding service and sublime location outweigh its drawbacks. Hotel El Convento resides in the middle of Old San Juan, offering easy access to historic attractions like Castillo de San Cristóbal and El Morro. Plus, vacationers have access to a plunge pool and a Jacuzzi, two restaurants that serve Spanish tapas and Puerto Rican cuisine, a 24-hour fitness center and a lounge with complimentary wines and hors d'oeuvres every afternoon. As a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World portfolio, Hotel El Convento participates in the brand's INVITED rewards program.
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Le Barthélemy Hotel & Spa
    Grand Cul-de-Sac
    #19 in Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 240 reviewsTripAdvisor (240)
    Free WiFi

    The first newly built hotel on St. Barts in 20 years, Le Barthélemy Hotel & Spa started welcoming guests in 2016 and reopened fully in October 2018 after repairing damage caused by Hurricane Irma. The luxury resort is perched directly on the beach, overlooking the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea. Le Barthélemy's rooms and suites feature garden, lake or ocean views and are decorated in neutral hues of tan and white with pops of green and blue or pink. The property is home to a fitness center and a spa with traditional services and amenities, plus a blow-dry bar, a nail salon and yoga classes. When it comes to dining, travelers can indulge in French-Caribbean fusion cuisine and take in the views at the alfresco Aux Amis and Aux Amis Plage. Visitors also have the option of booking half- or full-board meal plans with their rooms during the summer months. Meanwhile, those looking to enjoy drinks can head to the rooftop bar (live music is available on Friday and Saturday nights). Overall, previous travelers were blown away by the hotel's understated elegance, impressive service and inviting atmosphere. Thanks to its Small Luxury Hotels of the World ties, INVITED rewards program members can cash in accrued reward night vouchers for stays here.

    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
  • #20
    Le Grand Bellevue
    Gstaad
    #20 in Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 657 reviewsTripAdvisor (657)
    Free WiFi
    Le Grand Bellevue is a 5 star hotel. It has a 5.0 overall guest rating based on 657 reviews.
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Maison Souquet
    Paris
    2.2 miles to city center
    #21 in Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 841 reviewsTripAdvisor (841)
    Free WiFi

    The AccorHotels-affiliated Maison Souquet features traditional belle epoque decor dreamed up by famed French interior designer Jacques Garcia, who designed or refurbished parts of iconic buildings like the Musée du Louvre and Versailles Palace. All of the property's 20 guest rooms and suites are named after former members of various royal courts and showcase period-inspired details like rich color schemes and silk headboards. Standard rooms only offer 172 to 194 square feet of space but have smart TVs, Hermès toiletries and minibars. Suites, meanwhile, come with private entrances and more square footage. Outside the accommodations, lodgers have access to a bar and a spa with an indoor swimming pool and a Turkish hammam. When it's time for a meal, the on-site restaurant serves French-inspired dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Overall, recent guests enjoyed their stays here, citing the "fantastic" staff, "excellent" cocktails and "sumptuous" room decor as highlights. Other pluses include the delectable breakfasts and its location in Paris' ninth arrondissement, a culturally rich neighborhood that's home to many of the city's theaters, including the Palais Garnier. Note: This property participates in Le Club AccorHotels loyalty program, but members can only earn points while staying here.

    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
  • #22
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    Excelsior Hotel
    Thessaloniki
    #22 in Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 842 reviewsTripAdvisor (842)
    Free WiFi
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    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Lindos Blu
    Rhodes
    #23 in Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 1537 reviewsTripAdvisor (1537)
    Free WiFi
    Lindos Blu is a 5 star hotel. It has a 5.0 overall guest rating based on 1537 reviews.
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Casa Colonial Beach & Spa
    Puerto Plata
    #24 in Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 591 reviewsTripAdvisor (591)
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
    Sandwiched between the sands of Puerto Plata's coveted Playa Dorada and the greens of the Playa Dorada Golf Course, this Small Luxury Hotels of the World outpost – which participates in the brand's INVITED rewards program – wins guests over with its relaxing atmosphere, friendly staff and beautiful decor. Casa Colonial Beach & Spa's 50 suites are dressed in beige and cream hues and are outfitted with oversized Roman tubs, separate walk-in showers, minibars, free Wi-Fi access and private balconies or patios. When you're refreshed and ready to go, Casa Colonial encourages you to tee off at the nearby fairways, offering 20 percent off of green fees at the club. If you're not one for hitting the links, previous visitors recommend indulging in a treatment at Bagua Spa, strolling through the hotel gardens or simply lounging by the rooftop infinity pool. The only aspect of Casa Colonial that some past guests cited as unsatisfactory is the beach. When you've worked up an appetite, grab a bite to eat at Lucia (the fine dining establishment) or Veranda (a casual eatery open daily for breakfast and lunch). Both eateries earn ample praise from reviewers.
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Hotel Pashmina Le Refuge
    Val Thorens
    #25 in Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 335 reviewsTripAdvisor (335)
    Free WiFi
    Hotel Pashmina Le Refuge is a 5 star hotel. It has a 5.0 overall guest rating based on 335 reviews.
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi

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