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U.S. News & World Report Ranks the Best Hotels in Mexico

April 23, 2013 -

Out of the 340 luxury hotels across Mexico evaluated for the 2013 rankings, 34 properties scored high enough to earn a place on the list of the Best Hotels in Mexico.

The top five are:

1. Las Ventanas al Paraiso, A Rosewood Resort; Cabo San Lucas

2. Rosewood San Miguel De Allende; San Miguel de Allende

3. The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort; Punta de Pita

4. Capella Pedregal; Cabo San Lucas

5. Banyan Tree Cabo Marques; Acapulco See full list: Best Hotels in Mexico

Luxury hotels in Mexico were ranked based on an unbiased methodology that includes the collective opinion of travel experts and guests, expressed through awards, recommendations and ratings. The U.S. News approach reflects the core goal of all of our rankings, which is to help take the guesswork out of choosing the right hotel by providing travelers with an impartial analysis of luxury hotels.

"Hotels that consistently meet the high expectations of experts and travelers are recognized in our rankings," said Chad Smolinski, Senior Vice President at U.S. News. "Applying an unbiased approach to identifying these hotels lets us give travelers to Mexico recommendations they can count on."

Awards

-- Best Hotels in Mexico: Top 10 percent of all ranked luxury hotels in
Mexico

-- Best Hotels in [Destination]: Top 30 percent of all ranked luxury hotels
within a Mexican destination (e.g., Puerto Vallarta)


 

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