Culture & Travel

25 December 2023

Once again, we've wrapped up a season of buzzing tourism activities. During this time, travelers explored both cherished regions of Türkiye and undiscovered gems. In this process, of course, there were myriad options for lodging. While camping is often the first thought for travelers, it's not always the case. People ventured into city and district centers as well as natural areas. Naturally, hotel accommodations were prevalent too. So, where were the favorite places to stay for travelers this year? In this article, we unveil the top 10 hotels chosen by travelers.

Çırağan Palace, Istanbul

Çırağan Palace is undoubtedly one of the oldest, most established, and beloved hotels in Istanbul. This hotel, very centrally located near Beyoğlu, was among the top choices for travelers this year. Offering a multitude of amenities, Ciragan Palace boasts a pool, SPA, gym, and complimentary parking. The hotel is also pet-friendly and provides a diverse range of breakfast services at an additional cost. With 2 restaurants and 2 bars, and a 24-hour front desk, you can come and go at any time of the day. The hotel ensures comfortable accommodation with rooms suitable for individuals, families, and groups.

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Rambagh Palace, India

Another favorite among travelers is located in India. Rambagh Palace is highly recommended for those seeking a romantic holiday atmosphere. This expansive hotel is conveniently within walking distance to many central locations, adding to its appeal. The hotel offers rooms of various sizes for couples, families, and groups. Included in the price are many services such as free internet, flat-screen TV, a mini-bar, air conditioning, room service, and concierge. There's also private parking for those arriving by car. In addition to the in-house restaurant and bar, numerous international cuisine options, nightclubs, and bars for evening entertainment are just a stroll away.

Rambagh Palace

Ozen Reserve Bolifushi, Maldives

Centrally situated on Bolifushi Island, Ozen Reserve Bolifushi provides travelers with an unforgettable stay, offering unique views of the Maldives. The hotel is located 5 km from Velassaru Beach and the Bolifushi Island city center. With 90 sea-view rooms, each equipped with a mini-bar, air conditioning, flat-screen TV, unlimited internet, shower cabin, and personal safe, the hotel ensures a comfortable stay. Breakfast and dinner are served in the restaurant, and additional features include a night club, fitness center, and sun terrace.

Ozen Reserve Bolifushi

Hotel Colline de France, Brazil

Ideal for those traveling to Gramado, Brazil, Hotel Colline de France is a highly-rated choice among travelers. Welcoming guests with various room and bed options, the hotel includes a restaurant, bar, and room service. Room amenities include television, air conditioning, mini-bar, safe, and unlimited internet. Its central location allows easy access to popular tourist attractions like Rua Coberta, Igreja Matriz Sao Pedro Apostolo, and Caro Watson Escape Game.

Shangri-La The Shard, London

Shangri-La The Shard stands as one of the most ideal accommodation options for both sightseeing and relaxation in London, the capital of England. A favorite among travelers, the hotel creates a romantic atmosphere for couples and offers unique activities for families and groups of friends. Each room is equipped with air conditioning, a mini-bar, flat-screen television, internet, and a safe. Concierge services are available for both room service and non-hotel transactions. The hotel boasts beautiful facilities, including a pool, poolside mini-bar, and restaurant. Its central location ensures easy access to many restaurants, bars, and nightclubs within walking distance.

Shangri-La The Shard

The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong

Hong Kong, one of the trendiest destinations in the Far East, provides excellent accommodation options for many travelers. The Ritz-Carlton stands out as one of the most favored hotels, boasting a range of amenities, including a pool, room service, bar, and restaurant. Given its proximity to central attractions like Sandbox VR, The Lounge & Bar at The Ritz-Carlton offers numerous activity options for guests.

JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai

Dubai, one of the seven emirates in the United Arab Emirates, remains a top choice for every traveler. The JW Marriott Marquis, located in this vibrant city, extends a warm welcome to its guests and earns high praise from them. The hotel provides various complimentary services such as a rooftop terrace, room service, concierge, outdoor pool, breakfast, and parking. Centrally situated, the hotel is perfect for those wanting to explore Dubai, with tourist attractions like the Dubai Fountain and Burj Khalifa - At The Top in close proximity.

JW Marriott Marquis

Ikos Andalusia, Spain

The 5-star Ikos Andalusia in Estepona, Spain, promises guests a dream vacation and consistently receives top ratings from travelers. The hotel offers a range of facilities, including a pool, sauna, leisure club, kids club, room service, car park, terrace, and garden. Rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, minibar, safe, desk, coffee maker, refrigerator, and a bathtub or shower. The on-site restaurant serves the finest selections from world cuisine. Its proximity to central locations and beaches makes it easily accessible for guests.

Ikos Dassia, Greece

This romantic resort in Dassia is a preferred choice for travelers and holds a special place for those from our country due to its proximity to Türkiye. The rooms are well-equipped with standard amenities such as a flat-screen television, air conditioning, minibar, refrigerator, and internet access. The holiday village offers room service and concierge services, along with a complimentary breakfast and a pool.

Ikos Dassia

Sunrise Attitude, Africa

Sunrise Attitude remains a top choice for travelers seeking a delightful tropical experience in Africa. The villa hotel offers a unique holiday experience with its restaurant serving local flavors, pool, garden, SPA area, and beach. Its proximity to museums, shops, and restaurants makes it an ideal base for exploring the region. The hotel's decoration, featuring white, blue, and green tones, perfectly captures the seaside atmosphere, offering a satisfying accommodation experience for those who appreciate the tropical African vibe.

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