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April 12, 2018 OTA News No Comments Email Email

Seven hotels in Hong Kong have battled it out all year to be crowned the ‘Most Wanted’ accommodations worldwide in the™ Loved by Guests Awards 2018, where the judges are the guests themselves. believes that the way to find the Most Wanted accommodations is to ask the customers themselves…so they did just that. Knowing that reviews are becoming even more influential than the official star ratings, looked at over 25 million guest reviews on the website to pick the winners.

The competition was tough, with an astonishing 3,400 properties across 91 countries being identified as truly outstanding. The winning properties had to receive a rating of 9.4 (out of 10) or above to be categorised as one of the world’s Most Wanted accommodations, seven in Hong Kong made the cut, with five of them being traditional five-star accommodation.

Loved by Guests Awards 2018 Most Wanted Winners

Hotel Score (Out of 10)
Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong 9.6
The Ritz Carlton Hong Kong 9.6
Hotel ICON 9.6
Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong 9.4
Grand Hyatt Hong Kong 9.4
The T Hotel 9.4
The Peninsula Hong Kong 9.4


Best in class

Whether it’s a pampering session, a sun lounger staycation or even a dollop of luxury you are looking for, Loved by Guests ‘Top 100’ winners will have it all. With 1,000 properties across 10 categories, including – Luxury, Business, Boutique, LGBT, Beach, Ski, Family, Spa, New and All Inclusive, there will be no shortage of options when planning your next trip. These awards celebrate the best 100 in each group, so you can tailor any holiday to your every need.

Six hotels in Hong Kong earned themselves a place on the list: Disney Explorers Lodge was named best newcomer, while InterContinental Hong Kong, JW Marriot Hotel Hong Kong and The Langham, Hong Kong were named best for business; Cordis, Hong Kong and Mira Moon were named the best for luxury.

Best around the world

Now that you’re all fill in on local affairs, it’s time to take a look at how accommodations in Hongkongers’ favourite destinations fared in the Awards.


Best New Properties in Japan

City Hotel Score (Out of 10)
Osaka Hotel WBF ARTSTAY Namba 9.0
Osaka SARASA HOTEL Shinsaibashi 9.0
Osaka Via Inn Abeno Tennoji 9.0


Best New Properties in Seoul

City Hotel Score (Out of 10)
Jeju Hotel Nanta Jeju 9.2
Seoul Vista Walkerhill Seoul (formerly W Seoul Walkerhill) 9.0
Seoul G2 Hotel Myeongdong 9.2
Seoul Daeyoung Hotel Seoul 9.2

Best Boutique Properties in Taipei

Hotel Score (Out of 10)
Hotel Eclat Taipei 9.2
Ambience Hotel Taipei 9.2
San Want Residences Taipei 9.2
HOTEL QUOTE Taipei 9.0

 Best Spa Winner in Thailand

Hotel Score (Out of 10)
Rayong Marriott Resort & Spa 9.0

Best New Properties in Japan


“The Loved by Guests awards are all about guest reviews, the good the great and the awesome! We know that people value fellow guest opinions even more than star ratings these days, so we we’re giving everyone super clear access to just that and highlighting the properties that truly stand out. When you’re scrolling through your smartphone, it is really easy to skim through reviews about the insanely huge bed, the ‘out of this world’ avocado on toast, the life altering spa treatment or the fantastic staff who took great care of you. There are 25 million verified guest reviews that can offer inspiration for your next trip as well as helping you pick a great accommodation for your needs”, said Johan Svanstrom, President for Brand.

All the award-winning accommodations are bookable through the award-winning mobile app, available on iOS and Android. Look out for the Loved by Guests badges to find your favourite. Check out some of the winning properties on Facebook and Instagram using the #LovedbyGuests hashtag or visit

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