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The Leela, Oberoi And Taj Palace, Hotels And Resorts Are Among T&L's Top 10 Hotel Brands For 2023

By Arushi Sakhuja

The annual Travel and Leisure World’s Best Awards survey for 2023 has been announced. When it comes to the reader's 25 favourite hotel brands for 2023, many popular Indian brands like The Leela Palace Hotels and Resorts, The Oberoi Hotels & Resorts and Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safari made it to the T&L's Top 10 hotel brands for 2023. The number spot was secured by Capella Hotels and Resorts. “We are humbled and grateful to receive this incredible accolade, especially as it comes directly from the readers and our guests. These awards solidify that the passion, care, and attention to detail our team employs in upholding exceptional Capella service, is resonating,” said Cristiano Rinaldi, President, of Capella Hotel Group. “And we are very excited to bring our visionary curation of culture and experiences to more extraordinary locations around the world.”

Number 1 Hotel Brand: Capella Hotels and Resorts

T&L's Top 10 Hotel Brands For 2023
Capella Hanoi

Leading U.S. lifestyle and travel publication, Travel + Leisure, has named Capella Hotels and Resorts the Best Hotel Brand in the world for their 2023 World’s Best Awards. Topping the list was Capella Hotels and Resorts which has a strong presence in Asia, with properties in places like Bali, Bangkok, Hanoi, and Singapore. But the company also introduced a new property in Australia, Capella Sydney. What’s next for Capella? In the coming year, Capella will be opening new properties in some of the most sought-after destinations from Japan to the Maldives and beyond. Among these ventures is the highly anticipated launch of their first property in Kyoto, Japan, scheduled for 2025. Designed by the esteemed architectural firm Kengo Kuma and Associates, this exquisite four-story hotel will consist of 92 rooms and find its home in the historic Miyagawa-chō district. Other upcoming openings include Fari Islands, Maldives (2027) also designed by Kengo Kuma and featuring villas and mansions located on land or over water; Yang Yang, South Korea (2024); and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (2025). Capella will also continue to expand within China to Nanjing (2025) adjacent to Changjiang Road, the centre of the city’s historical and cultural district with more than 1,800 years’ worth of history, and to Shenzhen (2027), as well as Taipei, Taiwan (2024).

T&L's Top 10 Hotel Brands For 2023
Capella Ubud

T&L's Top 10 Hotel Brands For 2023
Capella Hotel and resorts

Number 3 The Leela, Hotels and Resorts

Once again The Leela Hotels and Resorts has been recognized among the Top 3 Best Hotel Brands in the World by Travel+Leisure USA readers. Voted the World’s number 1 Hotel Brand in 2020 and 2021, the brand has once again earned top accolades, being ranked number 3 in the Travel+Leisure World’s Best Awards Survey 2023 Top Hotel Brands. Additionally, The Leela Palace New Delhi has been included among the 3 Best City Hotels in India and the 15 Best City Hotels in Asia by Travel+Leisure World's Best Awards Survey 2023. The Leela Palace Udaipur has been named one of the 100 Best Hotels in the World and one of the 5 Favourite Resorts in India by Travel+Leisure World's Best Awards Survey 2023. Mr. Anurag Bhatnagar, Chief Executive Officer, The Leela Palaces, Hotels & Resorts, said, “We are delighted and humbled to win this prestigious recognition and once again be amongst the top 3 hotel brands in the world. This recognition is a testament to the hard work, passion and dedication of our associates who are committed to creating authentic luxury experiences Are.” Keeping the guest at the centre of everything we do. We are delighted that our nuanced approach to luxury is resonating with discerning global travellers, and we thank them for their trust and support.

Number 5 Oberoi Hotels & Resorts

The epitome of luxury in the hospitality space Oberoi Hotels and Resorts is known for its uber luxurious and has bagged the number 5 spot for the best hotel brands. With a long-standing reputation for providing unrivalled hospitality and world-class amenities, these properties have been thoughtfully designed to create an environment of bliss, tranquillity, and authentic experiences, all set amidst the captivating tropical beauty of these sought-after destinations.

Here is the full list:

1. Capella Hotels & Resorts

2. Raffles Hotels & Resorts

3. The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts

4. Bunkhouse Group

5. Oberoi Hotels & Resorts

6. Standard Hotels

7. Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas

8. One&Only Resorts

9. Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safaris

10. Rosewood Hotels & Resorts

11. Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts

12. Salamander Hotels & Resorts

13. Montage Hotels & Resorts

14. The Red Carnation Hotel Collection

15. Alila

16. Belmond

17. Aman

18. Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas

19. Viceroy Hotels & Resorts

20. Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts

21. Auberge Resorts Collection

22. Proper Hotels

23. Mandarin Oriental

24. Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts

25. St. Regis


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