TripAdvisor announces India and World’s Best Hotels with 2017 Travellers’ Choice Awards

TripAdvisor announces India and World’s Best Hotels with 2017 Travellers’ Choice Awards

The Oberoi Vanyavilas RanthambhoreIs The #1 Small Hotel In The World

  • Second time an Indian hotel has taken the #1 position in the world in any category
  • 148 hotels in India awarded across 8 categories: Top, Luxury, Best Service, Bargain, B&Bs and Inns, Family, Romance and Small hotels
  • India registers strong presence on the global stage with five hotels making it to the World list: The Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambhore;Leela Palace Udaipur;Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur; Kannur Beach House andHotel Pearl Palace
  • India comes second in Asia with 30 awards; Indonesia leads with 31 awards and Vietnam is third with 29 awards
  • Rajasthan retains the #1 spot among the Indian states with 85 awards followed by Kerala with 38 awards and Karnataka with 23 awards
  • The Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambhore; Leela Palace, Udaipur and Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur; Kannur Beach House, Kerala; Hotel Pearl Palace, Jaipurwin accolades across all three regions: World, Asia and India
  • Among the metro cities New Delhileads with 6 awards followed by Mumbai & Bangalore with 3 each and Kolkata with 2 awards

TripAdvisor®, the travel planning and booking site, today announced the winners of its Travellers’ Choice™ awards for Hotels. Travellers’ Choice award winners were determined based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from TripAdvisor travelers worldwide. In the 15thyear of the awards, TripAdvisor has highlighted the world’s top 7,612 properties in 109 countries and eight regions worldwide, in the categories of:Top Hotels Overall, Luxury, Bargain, Small, Service, B&Bs and Inns, Romance and Family. The hallmarks of Travellers’ Choice hotels winners are remarkable service, value and quality.

Speaking on the announcement Nikhil Ganju, Country Manager, TripAdvisor India said It’s always exciting to acknowledge the best properties worldwide that inspire travellers to create lifetime memories. With an Indian hotel taking the number one rank in the world, for the second year in a row in any category it leaves no doubt that Indian hotels are at par with the best of the class globally. Congratulations to The Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambhore for being the #1 small hotel in the world and to all the other winners across categories.”

Commenting on the awards Vikram Oberoi, CEO and MD – The Oberoi Group saidWe are delighted that The Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambhore has been ranked the #1 Small Hotel in the World by TripAdvisor 2017 Travellers’ Choice® awards. The award is an affirmation of the resort’s unwavering commitment to offering guests unparalleled service and world class facilities. My heartfelt thanks to all our guests for their unstinted support over the years. I would like to dedicate this award to our people, who work passionately to ensure our guests receive exceptional service.”

THE GREAT INDIAN HOSPITALITY STORY

  • The Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambhorekeeps the Indian flag flying high in the World list by taking the #1 spot in the ‘small’ hotels category; #2 in ‘luxury’ and #11 in ‘best service’.
  • Rajasthan continues to reign at the top with 85 awards including #1 ranking hotels in five categories – Luxury, Small, Best Service, Romance and Top belonging to the state
  • Kerala with 38 awards is the second
  • Five hotels from Kerala make it to the Asia list: Kannur Beach House (#1) and Kaiya House (#20) in Bargain category; Munroe Island Backwaters Homestay (#13) and Royal Mist (#17) in B&Bs and Inns category; Munnar Tea Country Resort (#19) in the Family category
  • While Kaiya House continues to be a part of the Asia list, it dropped out of the world list this year
  • Karnataka ranks third with 23 awards
    • Orange County Resorts Kabini wins three awards under the Top, Luxury and Best Service categories in the India list
  • Himachal Pradesh is at the fourth place with16 awards
    • Wildflower Hall, Shimla in the Himalayas – An Oberoi Resort ranks #8 in Asia and #1 in India under the Luxury category

Top 10 Travellers’ Choice Hotels in India
1. The Leela Palace Udaipur, Rajasthan – Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate1 of INR 31,096 per night. Most affordable month2 to visit: July (INR18,878)
2. Umaid_Bhawan_Palace_Jodhpur, Rajasthan -Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate1 of INR 42,991 per night. Most affordable month2 to visit: June (INR22,007)
3. Taj_Lake_Palace_Udaipur, Rajasthan – Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate1 of INR 38,826 per night. Most affordable month2 to visit: May (INR21,049)
4. Orange_County_Resorts_Coorg, Karnataka -Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate1 of INR 31,839per night. Most affordable month2 to visit: August (INR28,716)
5. The_Oberoi_Rajvilas, Jaipur, Rajasthan – Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate1 of INR 39,023 per night. Most affordable month2 to visit: July (INR24,448)
6. The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra,Uttar Pradesh – Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate1 of INR 48,534per night. Most affordable month2 to visit: July (INR30,844)
7. Orange_County_Resorts_Kabini, Karnataka – Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate1 of INR 28,798 per night. Most affordable month2 to visit: August (INR25,120)
8. Wildflower_Hall_Shimla_in_the_Himalayas– An Oberoi Resort, Himachal Pradesh – Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate1 of INR 21,925 per night. Most affordable month2 to visit: February (INR18,592)
9. The_Oberoi, Bengaluru, Karnataka – Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate1 of INR 12,278 per night. Most affordable month2 to visit: July (INR10,803)
10. Namah, Uttarakhand – Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate1 of INR 11,004 per night. Most affordable month 2 to visit: July (INR8,263)

Awards Won By Indian Hotels At The World Level

  • The Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambhore takes the 1st spot in the Small hotels category, #2 spot in the Luxury hotels category and #11 in Best Service category
  • Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur is #21 in Top hotels category
  • The Leela Palace Udaipur ranks #19 in Top hotels category and #15 in the Luxury hotels category
  • Kannur Beach House ranks #17 and Hotel Pearl Palace ranks #25 in Bargain hotels category
Best Ranking Hotels Across Categories in India
# 1 Top The Leela Palace, Udaipur
# 1 Small Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambhore
# 1 Luxury Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambhore
# 1 Romance Hotel Pleasant Haveli, Jaisalmer
# 1 Best Service Oberoi Vanyavilas,  Ranthambhore
# 1 B&Bs and Inns Casa Da Praia, Goa
# 1 Family Bamboo Banks Farm Guest House, Masinagudi
# 1 Bargain Kannur Beach House, Kannur

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