The latest Mr. and Mrs. Smith awards for Best Boutique Hotels in the World have been released. Here is a rundown of winners.
Luxury booking website Mr. and Mrs. Smith has been sending anonymous judges all over the world to check on hotels and rank then according to their categories. The award has been going on for years and this year will be their fourth. These are five categories and winners for this year's awards.
Best Smith Hotel: Halcyon House, Cabarita Beach, Australia
This year's winner for the best Smith Hotel is Halcyon House, Cabarita Beach, Australia. This category is voted by the public and approximately 25,000 preferred this hotel. The place is only an hour drive from Brisbane, and just 15 minutes south of Gold Coast Airport. The Australian coastal retreat is a beach house and a Hamptons hideaway. It newly opened last year with 21 bedrooms with its famous Queensland chef Ben Devlin.
Best Pool with a View Hotel: Grand Hotel Tremezzo, Lake Como, Italy
Laze around in the beauty of Lake Como, the 106-year-old waterside hotel attracts top honors due to its unparalleled poolside scenery. This year's winner for the Best Pool with a View Hotel is Grand Hotel Tremezzo in Lake Como, Italy. The place has three swimming pools, waterside bars, and in-house authentic Italian cuisine.
World's Sexiest Bedroom: Keemala in Phuket, Thailand
Keemala in Phuket, Thailand bagged this year's award for the World's Sexiest Bedroom. The place boasts of four poster beds, a private pool and al fresco bath tubs in every villa. It also has a spectacular view of the Andaman Sea and the vast verdant mountain.
Most Spoiling Spa: Amanemu, Mie, Japan
Amanemu, Mie, Japan is this year's Mr. and Mrs. Smith's winner as the Most Spoiling Spa Hotel. Nestled in Ise-Shima National Park's forests adjacent to natural hot springs, Amanemu rewards spa guests a soothing stay.
Coolest Creative Hub: Fogo Island Inn in Newfoundland, Canada
Fogo Island Inn in Newfoundland, Canada is this year's winner for the Coolest Creative Hub. The hotel experts describe the minimalist place as a melodramatic camp for countryside hideaway seekers.