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Rooms: 93.9 Service: 91.3 Food: 90 Location: 100 Design: 100 "If I could go to only one place again in my life, it would be here. Everything was perfect!" This twelfth-century medieval and Baroque palace in the town's former aristocratic quarter gets two perfect scores. Rooms are outfitted in handcrafted Vietri tiles, eighteenth-century Italian antiques, brass accessories, and Frette linens. At Rossellinis, enjoy dinner on one of the terraces as you look down on fishing boats a thousand feet…

Rooms: 93.9 Service: 91.3 Food: 90 Location: 100 Design: 100 "If I could go to only one place again in my life, it would be here. Everything was perfect!" This twelfth-century medieval and Baroque palace in the town's former aristocratic quarter gets two perfect scores. Rooms are outfitted in handcrafted Vietri tiles, eighteenth-century Italian antiques, brass accessories, and Frette linens. At Rossellinis, enjoy dinner on one of the terraces as you look down on fishing boats a thousand feet…

Rooms: 100 Service: 92.9 Food: 88.9 Location: 98 Design: 100 This remote Orient-Express outpost in Colca Canyon, which is twice as deep as the Grand Canyon, is tough to access (a three-hour drive from the nearest airport, in Arequipa) but worth the detour. Twenty discrete chalets sit halfway up the canyon, sharing the altitude with soaring condors. Rooms, furnished in earthy colors with a pastoral polish, are supremely yet simply comfortable: a terra-cotta bowl of corn cobs, a vase of wild…

Rooms: 100 Service: 92.9 Food: 88.9 Location: 98 Design: 100 This remote Orient-Express outpost in Colca Canyon, which is twice as deep as the Grand Canyon, is tough to access (a three-hour drive from the nearest airport, in Arequipa) but worth the detour. Twenty discrete chalets sit halfway up the canyon, sharing the altitude with soaring condors. Rooms, furnished in earthy colors with a pastoral polish, are supremely yet simply comfortable: a terra-cotta bowl of corn cobs, a vase of wild…

Rooms: 96.4 Service: 100 Food: 89.3 Location: 100 Design: 96.4 Activities: 92.3 This former seventeenth-century convent within walking distance of the Palace of the Inquisition is "absolutely stunning" and "in the best location in Cartagena." Rooms are either contemporary or colonial-style; the newer ones offer views of the pool or the Caribbean, while colonial suites have antique furniture and overlook the Old Town or interior gardens. There are toucans in the courtyard. "It's a gorgeous…

Rooms: 96.4 Service: 100 Food: 89.3 Location: 100 Design: 96.4 Activities: 92.3 This former seventeenth-century convent within walking distance of the Palace of the Inquisition is "absolutely stunning" and "in the best location in Cartagena." Rooms are either contemporary or colonial-style; the newer ones offer views of the pool or the Caribbean, while colonial suites have antique furniture and overlook the Old Town or interior gardens. There are toucans in the courtyard. "It's a gorgeous…

Rooms: 96.8 Service: 96.9 Food: 96.9 Location: 96.9 Design: 96.9 Enjoy "the ultimate Istanbul experience" at this hotel on the Bosphorus, which blends a former sultan's palace with a modern building. Palm trees and gazebos embellish the hotel's outdoor space, but the centerpiece is "a perfectly maintained waterfront infinity pool." Beige and blue interiors have nineteenth-century furniture, custom wool carpets, and soaring columns. Rooms are a mix of East and West and have beds with sturdy…

Rooms: 96.8 Service: 96.9 Food: 96.9 Location: 96.9 Design: 96.9 Enjoy "the ultimate Istanbul experience" at this hotel on the Bosphorus, which blends a former sultan's palace with a modern building. Palm trees and gazebos embellish the hotel's outdoor space, but the centerpiece is "a perfectly maintained waterfront infinity pool." Beige and blue interiors have nineteenth-century furniture, custom wool carpets, and soaring columns. Rooms are a mix of East and West and have beds with sturdy…

Rooms: 98.5 Service: 98.5 Food: 89.2 Location: 100 Design: 98.5 Activities: 98.5 Sunrise views over the Pacific and sunsets over the lagoon and Mount Otemanu make this Polynesian village resort with a perfect-scoring location "the most beautiful place on earth." Surrounded by coconut palms, buildings have leaf-thatched roofs and walls made of volcanic stone with mother-of-pearl accents. Rooms include overwater bungalows that are "beyond words," allowing guests to spot schools of fish below…

Rooms: 98.5 Service: 98.5 Food: 89.2 Location: 100 Design: 98.5 Activities: 98.5 Sunrise views over the Pacific and sunsets over the lagoon and Mount Otemanu make this Polynesian village resort with a perfect-scoring location "the most beautiful place on earth." Surrounded by coconut palms, buildings have leaf-thatched roofs and walls made of volcanic stone with mother-of-pearl accents. Rooms include overwater bungalows that are "beyond words," allowing guests to spot schools of fish below…