Whether you’re on the lookout for a relaxing getaway or the perfect staycation, you won’t go wrong at a hotel right here in South Florida, according to U.S. News & World Report’s list of “Best Hotels in the USA.”
The media company revealed its annual ranking on Tuesday, Feb. 7, analyzing more than 35,000 properties worldwide. Acqualina Resort & Residences in Sunny Isles Beach was crowned the No. 1 hotel for the first time on the list, followed by The Canyon Suites at The Phoenician in Scottsdale and the Pendry West Hollywood.
With its world-class restaurants, spa and beach amenities and luxurious rooms, the glamorous Acqualina Resort is not only the best hotel in the country but also the best resort, according to U.S. News. Guests can bask in the sun or spend the afternoon shaded by palm trees, either oceanside or at one of its four swimming pools.
The U.S. News & World Report calculates its ratings by looking at luxury properties across the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, Bermuda and the Caribbean. Editors research and analyze the industry awards, hotel star ratings and user ratings of each property and voilà!
While no other Florida hotels made the top 10 list, several were mentioned in the top 100:
- Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club, Surfside (#12)
- Faena Hotel Miami Beach (#14)
- The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort (#22)
- Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach (#23)
- White Elephant Palm Beach (#41)
- The Setai, Miami Beach (#44)
- The Miami Beach EDITION (#60)
- The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach (#84)
- 1 Hotel South Beach (#98)
To see the full ranking, click here. You can also view the 2023 Best Hotels in Florida here.