TripAdvisor releases its Choice Awards

SINGAPORE, 25 January 2017: TripAdvisor announced, Tuesday, the Asian winners of its 2017 Travellers’ Choice awards for Hotels.

The top three hotels for Asia are located in Southeast Asia – Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, in Ubud, Indonesia, ranked no 1 in Asia and second in the World, followed by boutique hotel Shinta Mani Resort in Siem Reap, Cambodia and Hanoi La Siesta Hotel & Spa in Hanoi, Vietnam.

In the 15th year of the awards, TripAdvisor has highlighted the world’s top 7,607 properties in 109 countries and eight regions worldwide, in the categories of Top Hotels Overall, Luxury, Bargain, Small,

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“Choosing the right hotel can sometimes be an arduous task for the one planning the holiday. Because TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice hotel winners are recognised for service, value and quality, travellers can be confident that they are booking a place that millions have stamped their approval on,” said TripAdvisor’s communications director, Asia Pacific, Janice Lee Fang.

“It’s a great honour to be recognised as one of the best resorts in the world and Asia on such an important platform,” said Mandapa Ritz-Carlton Reserve general manager Ana Gorjão Henriques. “TripAdvisor is ‘the’ travel platform to be on and the influence of guests’ reviews are extremely powerful.”

Top 10 Travellers’ Choice Hotels in Asia:

Travellers’ Choice award winners were determined based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from TripAdvisor travellers worldwide.

  1. Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve – Ubud, Indonesia – Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate of USD502 per night. Most affordable month to visit: May (USD449)
  2. Shinta Mani Resort – Siem Reap, Cambodia – Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate of USD151 per night.
  3. inside no 7.2Hanoi La Siesta Hotel & Spa – Hanoi, Vietnam – Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate of USD102 per night. Most affordable month to visit: June (USD91)
  4. JA Manafaru – Manafaru Island, Maldives – Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate of USD811 per night. Most affordable month to visit: June (USD677)
  5. Kandolhu Maldives – North Ari Atoll, Maldives – Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate of USD788 per night. Most affordable month to visit: September (USD597)
  6. Hotel Eclat Beijing – Beijing, China – Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate of USD221 per night. Most affordable month to visit: February (USD191)
  7. The Leela Palace Udaipur – Udaipur, India – Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate of USD458 per night. Most affordable month to visit: July (USD278)
  8. Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur – Jodhpur, India – Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate of USD633 per night. Most affordable month to visit: June (USD324)
  9. Viroth’s Hotel – Siem Reap, Cambodia – Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate of USD96 per night. Most affordable month to visit: September (USD81)
  10. Shinta Mani Club – Siem Reap, Cambodia – Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate of USD194 per night. Most affordable month to visit: June (USD160)  inside-no-71FootnoteThe average nightly rate of Travellers’ Choice award-winning Top Hotels on TripAdvisor is USD345; Luxury is USD463; Bargain is USD84; Small Hotels is USD305; Service is USD315; B&Bs and Inns is USD126; Romance is USD323 and Family is USD228.To see all 7,607 unique winners of the 2017 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards for Hotels, visit: www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Hotels .