News ReleasesCategory|

Hilton Awarded More Than 140 Accolades in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report Best Hotel Rankings

Fifty‑four properties around the globe honored with Gold Badges

MCLEAN, Va. - Today, Hilton (NYSE:HLT) was once again recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a leading global hospitality company with 141 honors in the 2021 Best Hotel Rankings. The properties recognized in the annual ranking span 10 brands including Waldorf Astoria, LXR Hotel & Resorts, Conrad, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton and Home2 Suites by Hilton.

This year, 54 of Hilton’s luxury and full-service properties received prestigious Gold Badges, awarded to the top 10 percent of all ranked hotels in the United States, Europe, Bermuda, Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean. Waldorf Astoria Chicago, Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, Rome Cavalieri, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal, Zemi Beach House, LXR Hotels & Resorts, Conrad New York Downtown are among the luxury properties that topped the rankings.

“It’s an honor to see 31 incredible properties across all three of our luxury brands – Waldorf Astoria, LXR and Conrad – recognized for their excellence in hospitality and included on this year’s U.S. News & World Report’s elite list," said Dino Michael, global category head, Hilton luxury brands. “We look forward to welcoming guests when they are ready to travel and continuing to reinforce our commitment to delivering best-in-class service and unforgettable experiences at every one of our hotels.”

A number of Hilton’s full-service hotels were also highlighted in the top ranked hotels around the world, including Hilton Rotterdam, Hilton The Hague, Hilton Amsterdam, The Art Hotel Denver, Curio Collection by Hilton, Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton, LondonHouse Chicago, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton Istanbul - Old Town and more.

“Each year, U.S. News & World Report awards the best-in-class hotels throughout the Americas and Europe and we are thrilled to be among that influential list,” said Gary Steffen, global category head, full-service brands. “From our flagship Hilton Hotels & Resorts, which continues to set the benchmark for hospitality in the world’s most sought-after destinations, to Curio Collection’s one-of-a-kind hotels and resorts delivering distinctly local offerings and elevated amenities, our industry-leading brands continue to innovate to meet travelers’ ever-evolving needs and deliver an outstanding guest experience."

This year’s Hilton winners include:


Earned a "Best Hotels in the USA" award:

Earned a "Best Hotels in Europe" award:

Earned a "Best Hotels in Mexico" award:

Earned a "Best Hotels in the Caribbean" award:

The 11th annual Best Hotels rankings evaluate more than 30,000 properties across 400-plus destinations in the United States, Europe, Bermuda, Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean. The methodology takes into account both expert and guest sentiment to determine each hotel's rank.

For more information about the 2021 Best Hotels, visit or

About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 24 world-class brands comprising more than 7,600 properties and nearly 1.2 million rooms, in 126 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed over 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, was named the No. 1 World’s Best Workplace by Great Place to Work and Fortune and has been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for seven consecutive years. Hilton has introduced industry-leading technology enhancements to improve the guest experience, including Digital Key Share, automated complimentary room upgrades and the ability to book confirmed connecting rooms. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the nearly 190 million Hilton Honors members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can't buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.