The Best Hotels On The Planet

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Travel + Leisure has just released its annual list of the World’s best hotels and incredibly, seven of the top 12 are lodges in Africa’s game parks.Singita Grumeti Reserves in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park topped the list, receiving a 98.44 score out of a possible 100 on the reader-generated list based on rooms and facilities, location, service, restaurants and food, and value.

Only one hotel in the U.S. made it into the top 12; the rest are scattered around the globe.

#12 Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club, Nanyuki, Kenya

SCORE: 95.64

#11 The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, North Island, New Zealand

SCORE: 96.25

#10 Serengeti Migration Camp, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

SCORE: 96.25

#9 Kirawira Luxury Tented Camp, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

SCORE: 96.71

#8 Oberoi Rajvilas, Jaipur, India

SCORE: 96.92

#7 Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai, Thailand

SCORE: 97.00

#6 Triple Creek Ranch, Darby, Montana

SCORE: 97.10

#5 Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur, India

SCORE: 97.70

#4 Ol Donyo Lodge, Kenya Game Parks

SCORE: 97.71

#3 Royal Malewane, Kruger Area, South Africa

SCORE: 97.88

#2 Singita Sabi Sand (Ebony Lodge, Boulders Lodge, Castleton Camp), Sabi Sand Wildtuin, South Africa

SCORE: 97.95

#1 Singita Grumeti Reserves (Sasakwa Lodge, Sabora Tented Camp, Faru Faru Lodge), Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

SCORE: 98.44

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