Awards 2017

What is The Style Junkies Awards 2017?

For many years we have roamed the globe, stayed in hundreds of stylish & special hotels and inspired lots of luxury boutique hotel lovers. For the third time, we have recalled our fantastic travel experiences and cherry-picked the hotels that top our world’s best hotels list.

In November, we selected the nominees for The Style Junkies Awards 2017. These exceptional hotels, which exceeded our skyscraper-high standards and expectations, were all nominated in 10 different award categories, representing the hospitality trends. A couple of weeks later, we picked one award winner in each category – ranging from Exotic Escape and Foodie Heaven to Killer View and Superstar Staff. This top travel awards list is a chance to reward and congratulate hotels that have excelled beyond the normal call of duty. The Style Junkies Awards 2017 list is truly a global representation of the best the luxury travel world has to offer.

We take you on a gallop around the world’s best hotels. Be inspired and let the memory-making begin!

Nominees & winners The Style Junkies Awards 2017


In a coco-nutshell: at these totally tropical treasures the beach is too beautiful for any advertisement, all the five-star trimmings are present and the thermometer says ‘hot’. Is this the real life? Or is it just fantasy? Paradise does exist.

  1. Huvafen Fushi – MaldivesAsia
  2. Song Saa Private Island – Koh Rong IslandsCambodiaAsia
  3. AndBeyond Mnemba Island – Zanzibar ArchipelagoTanzaniaAfrica
  4. Four Seasons Resort Seychelles – SeychellesAfrica
  5. Six Senses Laamu Resort – MaldivesAsia – Winner


Lots of personality? Full of charm? Alluring style? Absolutely! These labours of love are best for boutique hotel lovers seeking the ultimate intimate stay with an oh-so homely air. There are no ego’s. They’re quiet achievers. Just little hotels with big hearts.

  1. J.K. Place Capri Hotel – ItalyEurope
  2. Pure House IbizaIbiza, Spain, Europe
  3. Aenaon Villas – SantoriniGreeceEurope
  4. Cape View Clifton – Cape TownSouth AfricaAfrica – Winner
  5. Maison MK – MarrakechMoroccoAfrica


These tip-top urban standouts in cosmopolitan cities tick all the boxes. Escape the stress of daily city life, while world-class comfort and style stroke the senses. They just totally get it. THE places to be for high-level indulgence, end of discussion!

  1. Rosewood Hotel LondonLondon, United Kingdom, Europe
  2. Armani Hotel DubaiDubai, United Arab Emirates, Middle East
  3. Hotel Nolinski ParisParis, France, Europe
  4. Alma Barcelona HotelBarcelona, Spain, Europe – Winner
  5. The Fullerton Bay Hotel – SingaporeAsia


Offering healthy hedonism, the spa is the star performer at these luxurious wellness retreats. Think feel-good to the core, sensual surroundings, the pinnacle of chillaxing, five-star facilities and insane results thanks to expert hands. This is wow-worthy wellbeing to the max. Truly Zentastic!

  1. Borgo Egnazia hotelItaly, Europe
  2. Six Senses Zighy Bay Resort – OmanMiddle East
  3. Rosewood Mayakoba ResortPlaya del Carmen, Mexico, North America – Winner
  4. Hotel The Alpina GstaadGstaad, Switzerland, Europe
  5. Six Senses Laamu Resort – MaldivesAsia


Definitely must-stay hotels for any hardcore food lover. Serving finger-licking good food in stunning settings, these hotel restaurants deserve a standing ovation. They have all stamped their mark on the gourmet travel map. Expect to be impressed by their gastronomic perfection created by culinary magicians.

  1. Bill & Coo Suites and LoungeMykonos, Greece, Europe – Winner
  2. Mandarin Oriental BarcelonaBarcelona, Spain, Europe
  3. Hotel Waldorf Astoria AmsterdamAmsterdam, Netherlands, Europe
  4. Babylonstoren – Cape WinelandsSouth AfricaAfrica
  5. Castell Son Claret – MallorcaSpainEurope


The design steals the show at these gorgeous getaways. Luring style-savvy perfectionists, all these one-of-a-kind hotels are visually enticing and full of character. Without a doubt, the style-ometer is totally off the scale at these inspiring stays. In short, ooh la la (without the bling factor).

  1. Le Roch Hotel & SpaParis, France, Europe – Winner
  2. Alila Villas Uluwatu – BaliIndonesiaAsia
  3. 1 Hotel Central ParkNew York, United States, North America
  4. Hotel Cort – MallorcaSpainEurope
  5. Conservatorium Hotel – AmsterdamNetherlandsEurope


Exceptional hotel? Check. Unbeatable location. Check. Ravishing vistas. Check! That view may be a romantic cliché, but it still takes your breath away. It’s so beautiful you’ll think you’re hallucinating. Sounds too good to be true? Well, it isn’t.

  1. The Omnia Mountain LodgeZermatt, Switzerland, Europe
  2. Six Senses Yao Noi Resort – PhuketThailandAsia
  3. Alila Jabal Akhdar hotel Oman, Middle East – Winner
  4. The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore – SingaporeAsia
  5. Aenaon Villas – SantoriniGreeceEurope


Strike a pose! These hotel pools are like catwalk models: handsome, sexy and insanely Instagrammable. Ideal for swimming, sunbathing & socializing in style, these pools are truly outstanding. Make your followers sick with envy and fully enjoy the parade. Pure eye-candy.

  1. The Chedi Muscat hotelOman, Middle East
  2. Ca Na Xica Hotel & Spa – IbizaSpainEurope – Winner
  3. Amilla Fushi Resort – MaldivesAsia
  4. Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai – Hoi AnVietnamAsia
  5. Selman MarrakechMarrakech, Morocco, Africa


Put these once-in-a-lifetime hotels offering extraordinary experiences on your big-bucks bucket list. Their aim is the same: creating unforgettable moments and fulfilling holiday dreams. You’ll definitely come home with a suitcase full of memories.

  1. Chongwe River Camp – Lower ZambeziZambiaAfrica
  2. Phum Baitang – Siem ReapCambodiaAsia
  3. Vumbura Plains Camp – Okavango DeltaBotswanaAfrica
  4. Amangiri Resort – United StatesNorth America
  5. Little Kulala LodgeNamibia, Africa – Winner


Over-delivering on guest expectations, these pampering lairs are magnets for lovers of really smooth yet personal service. Can’t-do-enough-for-you staff glow with enthusiasm, supply spoiling luxury and take care of every tiny detail. Their service is on a level you seldom see.

  1. Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan – BaliIndonesiaAsia
  2. Bill & Coo Suites and Lounge – MykonosGreeceEurope
  3. J.K. Place Capri Hotel – ItalyEurope – Winner
  4. Chongwe River Camp – Lower ZambeziZambiaAfrica
  5. Rosewood Mayakoba Resort – Playa del CarmenMexicoNorth America


For more information, please contact:
Myrthe Strijbos – The Style Junkies

Nominees & winners The Style Junkies Awards 2015