Whether it’s because of their luxurious amenities, plush furnishings, or ideal location, some hotels just stand above the rest.
U.S. News & World Report recently compiled a ranking of the best hotels in Europe, combining guest ratings from TripAdvisor with the accolades a property has earned from experts in the travel industry. They also considered a hotel’s class rating, prioritizing five-star hotels.
Keep scrolling to see where you should stay on your next trip to Europe.
10. Hôtel Plaza Athénée — Paris, France
This five-star hotel is famous for its red geraniums and matching awnings. It’s also praised for its attentive service and prime location within a mile of the Eiffel Tower and Champs-Élysées.
9. The Milestone Hotel — London, England
The 62-room Milestone Hotel, located just across from Kensington Gardens, used to be a home for ambassadors. Now it’s known for its attentive service, which includes the option to be chauffeured around London in a Bentley.
8. Corinthia Hotel London — London, England
This hotel has stunning penthouse suites, an ideal location, and top-notch restaurants, but what’s truly impressive is its spa: the four-floor space has 17 treatment rooms, heated lounge chairs, a steam room, and a lap pool.
7. The Beaumont — London, England
The Beaumont is beloved for its attentive service, though the Mayfair-situated hotel does have a no-tipping policy. Included with the price of the room is chauffeur service, daily breakfast, and Wi-Fi.
6. Four Seasons Gresham Palace — Budapest, Hungary
The Four Seasons boasts both a central location and top-notch amenities, including in-room Nespresso coffee machines, soaking tubs, a spa, and a gym where personal trainers are on hand for guests.
5. Four Seasons Hotel George V — Paris, France
Just a couple of blocks from the world-famous Champs-Élysées, this Four Seasons hotel has a perfect location for seeing all that Paris has to offer. Plus, this view of the Eiffel Tower is pretty hard to beat.
4. Palazzo Avino — Ravello, Italy
This gorgeous hotel is set within a villa that dates back to the 12th century. Guests will get an unbeatable view of the sea from its perch atop the Amalfi Coast.
3. J.K. Place Roma — Rome, Italy
This ultra-fashionable hotel is located in the center of Rome’s main shopping district and is outfitted in designer furnishings. The J.K. Cafe is said to have an especially delicious breakfast.
2. Hotel Santa Caterina — Amalfi, Italy
Guests — especially honeymooners — rave about the views you can spot from the terraces at this 19th-century villa, which is carved into cliffs above the Mediterranean Sea.
1. The Lanesborough — London, England
This historic 93-room property just completed an 18-month renovation. Amenities include 24-hour butler service and in-room tablets, but if that’s not enough, you could always enjoy a memorable meal at Céleste, the hotel’s Michelin-starred restaurant.