Leela Palace, Udaipur has been ranked as World’s Best Hotel 2019 by Travel & Leisure (T+L). The list of top in the world reflects 33 countries and all continents except Antarctica. Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur featured at the 38th place while Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur was ranked 49th on the list.
While Leela Palace topped the Asia list of top resort hotels, Taj Lake Palace was ranked 7th and Oberoi Udaivilas was ranked 10th on the list. Properties were classified as city or resort based on their locations and amenities.
As per the site, a “breathtaking view of Lake Pichola” is just one reason Travel + Leisure readers gave for choosing this Rajasthan hotel as their favorite. The elegant 72-room, eight-suite “service-oriented” property excels in “glamour and romance,” according to one fan, who said the hotel would be “ideal for honeymoons or special celebrations.” But the staff will go above and beyond, whether there’s an occasion or not, to help arrange excursions to local sights, including the Crystal Gallery and Vintage Car Museum. Readers also appreciated the hotel’s “excellent” facilities, which include a sumptuous spa where guests can unwind with ayurveda-inspired treatments.
22 hotels from Asia featured in top 100. Leela Palce Udaipur topped the list with a traveller rating of a whooping 98.89.
The ranking is based on survey conducted by Travel & Leisure (T+L). Every year the magazine asks its readers to rate travel experiences around the globe. Surveys are done for top cities, islands, cruise ships, spas, airlines, and more. The cities were rated on their sights and landmarks, culture, cuisine, friendliness, shopping, and overall value.