Santorini and Crete on CNN’s World’s Best Hotels

Santorini and Crete on CNN's World's Best Hotels

Jan 2, 2015

CNN Staff

(CNN) - Global hotel booking site has just released the results of its Travel Smarts study, which looks at destinations with the highest-rated hotels in the world based on nearly 7 million customer reviews.

After every stay users can submit reviews and are asked to score hotels on a scale of 0 to 10 in six categories. A hotel's total score is an average of those numbers, which the site used to compile its recent list. Only destinations with more than 100 hotels were included.

Here are the top 25 destinations:
1. Cape Town, South Africa
2. Maldives
3. Zermatt, Switzerland
4. Queenstown, New Zealand
5. Seychelles
6. Budapest, Hungary
7. Santorini, Greece
8. Bruges, Belgium
9. Gdansk, Poland
10. Hoi An, Vietnam
11. Sofia, Bulgaria
12. Crete, Greece
13. Verona, Italy
14. Rotorua, New Zealand
15. Khao Lak, Thailand
16. Hualien, Taiwan
17. Sunshine Coast, Australia
18. Edinburgh, Scotland
19. Cuzco, Peru
20. Chicago
21. Krakow, Poland
22. Nagano, Japan
23. Durban, South Africa
24. Granada, Spain
25. Marrakech, Morocco

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