Langkawi hotels take top three spots in travel award

Langkawi, MALAYSIA — Once again, travellers acknowledge the best hotels in Malaysia and Asia, through TripAdvisor’s 2017 Travellers’ Choice Awards for Hotels.

The top three spots for hotels in Malaysia go to three Langkawi hotels: The Danna Langkawi, The Datai Langkawi and Casa del Mar Langkawi. The Danna Langkawi has taken the top spot for the third consecutive year in a row.

Other Malaysian hotels that made it into the list in order are: Pangkor Laut Resort in Perak; Grand Hyatt in Kuala Lumpur; Tanjong Jara Resort in Terengganu; Mulu Marriott Resort & Spa in Sarawak; Four Seasons Resort in Langkawi; The Chateau Spa & Organic Wellness Resort in Kuala Lumpur; and Mandarin Oriental in Kuala Lumpur.

In Asia, the top three hotels are all located in South-East Asia. They are: Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, in Ubud, Bali; Shinta Mani Resort in Siem Reap, Cambodia; and Hanoi La Siesta Hotel & Spa in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Other Asian hotels that won are: JA Manafaru in Manafaru Island, Maldives; Kandolhu Maldives in North Ari Atoll; Hotel Eclat Beijing in Beijing, China; The Leela Palace Udaipur in Udaipur, India; Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur in Jodhpur, India; Viroth’s Hotel in Siem Reap, Cambodia; and Shinta Mani Club in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

These top three Asian hotels also made it to the world winners list, with Mandapa, taking the second spot; Shinta mani Resort coming in seventh; Hanoi La Siesta Hotel & Spa at eighth; and tenth is JA Manafaru.

Tops in the Best Hotel in the World list is Aria Hotel Budapest in Hungary and third the Turin Palace Hotel in Italy.

The TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice award winners are based on millions of reviews gathered from travellers around the world in a single year.