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Best of the Best Hotels 2023
Travellers' Choice
Travellers' Choice

Best of the Best Hotels

Small Hotels - Asia

We award Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best to hotels with a high volume of above-and-beyond reviews and opinions from our community over a 12-month period. Each winner has passed our rigorous trust and safety standards. Fewer than 1% of Tripadvisor’s 8 million listings are awarded Best of the Best, signifying the highest level of excellence in hospitality.

Congrats to all of the 2023 winners and a big thanks to the travellers who made it possible.

Below are the 2023 Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best Hotels for small places that make a big impression.

  • Adiwana monkey forest was one of the best hotel stays we have had! The room is beautiful and clean, the breakfast was delicious with lots of options. Every... Show more
    June 2022
  • Stayed at Adiwana for 1 week and can not wait to go back. A small boutique hotel on Jalan Monkey Forest, about half way along and cannot compliment General... Show more
    February 2023
  • We stayed at the Adiwana monkey forest for 5 nights and it was absolutely amazing! The staff are so beautiful and welcoming and a special shout out to... Show more
    March 2023

Araiya Palampur
Nestled in the Kangra Valley, Palampur is known as the tea capital of Northwest India. Araiya Palampur stands between dense pine forests and the magnificent Dhauladhar Range and is the only property located... Show more
The Kayon Resort
The Kayon resort is perched on Ubud hills side, surrounded with holy Petanu River and lush tropical rainforest gives a relaxing vibe. Kayon means tree of life creations and secret that grows from earth... Show more
Puri Sebali Resort
Puri Sebali Resort a luxury in traditional home in Ubud nestled on a ridge overlooking the verdant rice field. The resort offer three categories of expansive yet intimate suites and villas, each with attentive... Show more
Forest Canopy
Forest Canopy, an eco-friendly hotel and resort located at Thekkady operates and manages under E. M. Baby Business Group. We provide travellers "A Home Away from Home," with all the comforts, facilities... Show more
Mount Xanadu Resort
Mount Xanadu Resort Wayanad Boutique Luxury Resort in Wayanad An ultra-premium boutique resort in Wayanad, located 3300 ft above sea level, crowns Cheengeri Hills, Pleasantly tucked away in the mist clad... Show more
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Pramana Watu Kurung
PRAMANA WATU KURUNG ENRICHING VILLAGE EXPERIENCE Sheltered within a Balinese village that is poised above the Ayung River valley in Ubud, Pramana Watu Kurung is an elegant resort designed to honour Indonesia’s... Show more
DATA Resort by Della Adventure
D.A.T.A. Resort is India’s first military-themed glamping resort offering a curated experience like no other, consisting of fun and adventurous activities in a controlled and safe environment, combined... Show more
Theanna Villa and Spa, Canggu
Welcome to Theanna Villas, your perfect Canggu Bali getaway. If you’re looking for luxury villas, look no further. Our villas offer five-star facilities, surrounded by lush tropical gardens. We pride... Show more
Uga Ulagalla
Luxury boutique hotel and spa located in Anuradhapura, North Central of Sri Lanka. Built on 58 lush acres bordering two ancient reservoirs, surrounded by unspoilt nature and tucked away in complete privacy,... Show more
Lake Lodge Boutique Hotel
Authentically Lake Lodge Boutique hotel is a hotel which encompasses nice sceneries like Kandalama lake view, long distance of Dambulla area, calm & quiet, Large swimming-pool-equipped, personalized service,... Show more
LakeRose Wayanad Resort
Luxury boutique resort on the shores of Karapuzha dam in Wayanad. Enjoy the magic of nature in an environmentally friendly layout. 20 elegantly furnished rooms in five categories to suit the need of everyone... Show more
Surrounded by the hills, yet being just 20 minutes away from tourist spots, Premkunj ensures you have accessibility alongside an escape from the noise and rush of the urban life. A 10-minute walk leads... Show more
Blue Karma Dijiwa Seminyak
Blue Karma Dijiwa Seminyak is a lifestyle hidden charming hotel in the heart of Bali’s activity and happenings in Seminyak. Artistic creativity, comfort, ethnic design and a lush tropical garden have come... Show more
Golden Temple Boutique
“Service with a Smile” is one cornerstone principle of this newly opened property. Building on the successes of it's sister hotels, the boutique offers excellent services in addition to an amazing central... Show more
Buckingham Place
SEA & LAGOON. Privately owned, independent, award winning Boutique Hotel & Spa (est. 2010). Bold, colourful, contemporary - unpretentious at-home vibe. 16 vast bedrooms & suites with outdoor space set... Show more
Ambong Pool Villas Langkawi
Ambong Pool Villas Langkawi is a villas-only boutique resort, set in the lush jungle, overlooking the sea and islands of Langkawi. All our villas are fully and entirely private, we are popular with honeymoon... Show more
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Beautiful beach
Excellent beach. Crystal clear turquoise sea, golden sand. Cafe at the top of the stairs, donuts on the beach. A real gem.
August 2022
Kings Pavilion
A Contemporary Boutique Resort in Aniwatta, a prime residential area of the Kingdom of Kandy offers you simple luxury with a touch of class fitting to a king's taste and desire. The resort is elegantly... Show more
Anjali by Syphon
We invite you to elevate your travel experience with us. Ideally located 12 minutes from the airport, the hustle and bustle of Siem Reap city center and the magnificent temples of Angkor Wat, this hidden... Show more
The Wallawwa was once the country estate of the head chieftan of Galle. It is now home to The Wallawwa, Sri Lanka's first and only boutique airport hotel. Perfectly situated and designed to welcome weary... Show more
Shiki no sato Kikuya
Finding an ideal onsen ryokan in Sekikawa-mura does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Shikinosato Kikuya, a nice option for travellers like you. You’ll enjoy relaxing rooms that offer a refrigerator... Show more
Tamarind Hill by Asia Leisure
Built over 250 years ago, Tamarind Hill, Galle is a magnificent colonial manor house. Today it is a Small Luxury Hotel of the World. Marvellous living is defined in each of the ten spacious rooms & two... Show more
Tam Coc Garden Resort
Far removed from the hustle and bustle of city life, Tam Coc Garden, nestled amidst rice fields, is a jewel of hospitality, gastronomy and romanticism, harmoniously intertwined with local farm life. The... Show more
Siem Reap Palace Hotel & Spa
Located in the heart of Siem Reap City, close to the city main attraction, just a few minutes of walk from Pub Street and downtown. The hotel features 26 tastefully decorated rooms with modern style, 1... Show more
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