Five Star Alliance is often asked "What's the world's nicest hotel?" Obviously, this is a question that sparks a lot of debate! With more than 3,000 Four and Five Star properties on our site, asking us that is a bit like asking us which child is our favorite.
So, here's a few of the properties some industry insiders consider to be the nicest.
Singita Grumeti Reserves in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania was voted the World's Best Hotel 2012 by Travel + Leisure.
Conde Nast Traveler breaks down its Gold List 2012 winners by category. So, if you are looking for tops in service, head to Alvear Palace Hotel (pictured) in Buenos Aires. Tops in food? South Africa's Bushmans Kloof. For those into ambience and design, head to Alila Villas Uluwatu. in Bali.
So there you have it!
The most exclusive of the Serena Group's many safari venues, and a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World group, Kirawira Tented Camp offers the epitome of classic ‘Out of Africa' safari camp luxury. Styled to replicate... more >>
Regularly voted one of the best hotels in the world, this unique lodge clings to the rim of the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater, the largest and most perfect volcanic crater on Earth. Long and low, the lodge is built from local... more >>
Central Serengeti, United Republic of Tanzania
The world's best-known wildlife sanctuary and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Tanzania's Serengeti National Park measures close to 14,763 square kilometres (5,700 square miles). And Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti, Tanzania, is... more >>
Set high on the saddle of a tree-clad ridge, commanding panoramic views across the Serengeti, this lodge is the ultimate fusion of traditional African architecture and world-class style. Winner of numerous awards from the world... more >>
Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
Singita Sasakwa Lodge is one of three Singita lodges in this enormous private concession (350 000 acres), which means that you’ll have this wild stretch of Africa all to yourself. Sasakwa Lodge is built in the style of an... more >>