Published on : Monday, April 10, 2017
New York, Houston and Chicago topped the list of award-winning cities in the US, but travellers can check into prize-winning properties in more than 608 towns and cities across the country.
Travelers visiting the Big Apple had plenty of top rated options, with 15 hotels receiving 4.7 stars or higher. The Mark, Hotel Giraffe, The Library Hotel and Baccarat Hotel and Residences New York all received 4.8 stars, with the Q&A Residential Hotel, The Peninsula and 1 Hotel Central Park coming in with a 4.7 star ratings.
Down south, Houston travelers were big fans of the SpringHill Suites, which received 4.9 stars. Other options for travelers are Hotel Granduca, which received 4.8 stars, and the Houstonian Hotel, which received 4.7 stars.
Chicago visitors had some of the best options, with The Sono Chicago receiving a perfect 5 star rating. Other highly rated options were the Langham Hotel with 4.9 stars and the Talbott Hotel with 4.8 stars.
Top 5 Cities in the US winning Loved by Guest Gold Awards:
Hotels.com has over 25 million trusted, genuine guest reviews on its website and is seeing a shift in reviews becoming a more powerful influence than official star ratings, especially as these can be read instantly on travelers’ smartphones on the go.
To find this year’s best of the best, the travel experts analysed millions of guest reviews, with 2,500 hotels across 87 countries being recognized as truly outstanding. Those taking home the top prize of a Loved by Guests Gold Award have all achieved an average guest review rating of 4.7 or higher (out of 5).
Worldwide, hotels in the US were the biggest gold award winners, with 969 properties being recognized. Other top countries included the UK (171 hotels), Italy (153), Canada (86) and Spain (70).