Hilton is known as one of the biggest hotel chains in the world. Renowned for luxury hotels and resorts, anyone who books a stay in a Hilton property knows they’ll be getting a high-quality getaway. With hotels in more than 120 countries and territories, it’s no surprise that finding the best of the best can be difficult.
That’s why we’ve put together a list of some of the most remarkable, be it due to their stunning locations, great dining options, gorgeous designs, or their outstanding service, to help you find the perfect getaway at one of these spectacular resorts
Without further ado, here are the 15 best Hilton Resorts in the world and what makes them such an unmissable stay.
Best Hilton Resorts – Our Quick Picks
Best all-inclusive Hilton Resort: Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Best family-friendly Hilton Resort: Grand Wailea Maui, Hawaii, USA
Best Hilton Resort in the USA: Waldorf Astoria Park City, Utah, USA
Hotel del Coronado, California, USA
The Hotel del Coronado joined the Hilton family in 2017, however, it has been situated on the stunning Coronado shoreline, nearby San Diego for quite some time. So long in fact that the property has actually been welcoming guests since 1888.
Of course, it has had many modern additions and upgrades through the years, and boasts stunning rooms with muted color schemes, and private balconies or patios. There are also poolside rooms available, along with rooms boasting shaded covered terraces and private fire pits.
The property boasts an impressive range of seven dining options, from a taco shack on the beach to a fresh-caught seafood restaurant and even small plates and craft cocktails at some of the great on-site bars.
There’s plenty for guests to enjoy at this resort, including a Marilyn Monroe-themed beauty bar, a surf academy, an outdoor pool, a spa with a private pool and an oceanfront terrace, fitness classes, boat rentals, bike rentals, and even a kids club.
Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos Pedregal, Mexico
Guestrooms boast neutral yet elegant decor and stunning views and there’s plenty on offer to keep you entertained here. Even the food is fun at this resort, as aside from some of the gorgeous restaurants and gourmet dishes on offer, they even have a “Guacamole Happy Hour”, during which chips, salsa, guacamole and a bucket of beer are delivered straight to your room!
The resort also has a quaint coffee shop, a champagne bar, and a pool bar. If this isn’t enough action, however, you can head out to some of the best bars and nightclubs that Cabo San Lucas has to offer.
Other great on-site amenities to enjoy include both an adults-only pool and a family pool, a yoga studio and fitness classes, a fitness center, and an exceptional spa with treatments based on Mexican folk healing techniques and rituals.
Waldorf Astoria Park City, Utah, USA
Conveniently located between the restaurants and shops of downtown and Park City Mountain Resort, Utah, the Waldorf Astoria Park City takes pride in its location by offering complimentary shuttles to both of these destinations.
Guest rooms come fully equipped for the cooler climate in this location, with a gorgeous gas fireplace. They each boast an upscale ski-lodge-style interior with dark wood furnishings and artworks that represent the scenery of the local area. This resort is also great when it comes to group travel, as they have multibedroom suites that can accommodate up to 10 guests.
The on-site Powder restaurant serves up breakfast lunch and dinner, and the resort provides room service for those days you’re looking for a quiet night in or a relaxed breakfast in bed.
Other great amenities to enjoy at this property are the fitness center, where you can enjoy a group fitness class, a spa, a heated outdoor pool and multiple hot tubs.
Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa, Montego Bay, Jamaica
As one of the best resorts in Jamaica for families, this all-inclusive getaway has not only a great location in the popular resort of Montego Bay, but boasts a plethora of on-site amenities and activities for the whole family to enjoy.
Guest rooms at this resort are clean and minimal in terms of decor, boasting floor-to-ceiling windows so you don’t need to miss a moment of this beautiful destination. Each room also comes with a private terrace or balcony.
There’s a great variety of dining and drink options at this resort, with a total of 11 restaurants and bars. Guests can choose from a variety of cuisines, from Italian to classic Caribbean, and even whether they want to dine inside or outdoors.
The all-inclusive rate allows guests to discover plenty of things on offer at this resort, including nonmotorized watersports equipment such as stand-up paddleboards and kayaks, an outdoor pool and water park, a lazy river, and a second swimming pool with a swim-up bar. There’s also a kids club, daily activities such as family-friendly games and pool parties, and nightly entertainment such as karaoke, live music, and dancing.
For an extra fee, guests can enjoy poolside cabana rentals, private dining experiences, and spa treatments.
Zemi Beach House, Anguilla
As one of the few properties belonging to Hilton’s luxury hotel brand LXR, Zemi Beach House is a 5-star resort located on Anguilla’s stunning coastline. This boutique hotel has a selection of 76 rooms and suites, each of which has a gorgeous natural interior and stunning views of the ocean or gardens from their private balconies.
There are five on-site restaurants at this resort, boasting fresh dishes from a variety of international cuisines. If you’re staying here for long enough, you’ll even be able to attend one of their special weekly dining events, which could include a Caribbean beach BBQ, a sushi and jazz night, or even cocktails and tapas on the beach at sunset.
Luxury indulgence doesn’t stop at the food though, there’s also an on-site spa with traditional Thai-style treatments, a juice bar, four swimming pools, tennis courts, a 24-hour fitness center, a yoga deck, and a complimentary kids club for children aged between 4 and 12.
Botanika Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica
Situated in one of the most biologically diverse places on earth, Botanika Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica, strives to highlight and preserve its amazing rainforest biome with suites and rooms designed to perfectly combine the indoors with the outside.
The on-site restaurant, Tierra a la Mesa, serves up delicious and sustainable Costa Rican dishes and the on-site spa offers guests the opportunity to indulge in Costa Rican treatments. During a stay at this resort, guests can enjoy experiences such as trips to Corcovado National Park, paddling with whale sharks, environmental education at the conservation center, and hikes through the local area.
DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Fiji, Fiji
Located just a short ferry ride from mainland Fiji and offering stunning views of the Mamanuca Islands, the DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Fiji is a gorgeous island escape. Guest rooms are clean and simple, with large furnished balconies or patios, which provide direct beach access. The suites are equally attractive and boast gorgeous garden or ocean views, and spacious furnished verandas
Guests have a few options when it comes to dining. There are two on-site restaurants, a poolside bar, as well as a cafe. The main restaurant, Vulani, offers buffets for breakfast and seasonal local dishes for dinner service, and on many nights you can enjoy your meal alongside live entertainment.
The resort boasts a large, lagoon-style pool overlooking the ocean, a self-service library, access to nonmotorized watersports, a fitness center, tennis courts, a games room, swings and loungers by the beach, a spa offering facials, haircuts and massages, sand volleyball and even entertainment such as Polynesian dance and fire dancing performances.
Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian, Scotland, UK
Located in the beautiful historic city of Edinburgh, arguably the most beautiful city in the UK, the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian, is a small resort that boasts a truly regal atmosphere. Situated just a short walk from the famous Edinburgh castle, the hotel is built within a former railway station and fuses modern luxury with authentic Victorian design. Rooms are particularly luxurious, with plush furnishings and high-end amenities.
Whilst staying at this gorgeous hotel, you’ll be able to indulge in the quintessential British experience of afternoon tea at Peacock Alley. You can also indulge in a seven-course tasting menu and after-dinner cocktails.
Despite its small size, the resort is also home to a gorgeous spa, offering a full range of treatments, as well as a two-story gym and an indoor swimming pool.
Conrad Bora Bora Nui, Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Surrounded by the crystal-clear waters that lap at the beaches of French Polynesia, the Conrad Bora Bora is located in one of the most desirable destinations on earth. With a gorgeous open-air design, guests can truly enjoy the nature of this stunning region, and this thoughtful design spills through to the guest suites. There are two gorgeous villa types, one set back from the water amongst the luscious fauna, and the other situated right on the water’s front.
The resort boasts five unique dining options, ranging from fine French dining and stunning Mediterranean and Polynesian dishes, but the real treat at this resort is the amazing Polynesian culture ready to be explored. Guests can enjoy complimentary activities such as ukulele lessons, outrigger canoe cruises, and flower lei-making classes. There’s also complimentary snorkeling, as well as scuba diving, jet-skiing, and kiteboarding for an additional fee. There’s a gorgeous infinity pool overlooking the beach with in-water loungers and a swim-up bar, as well as a convenient indoor-outdoor kids club.
Conrad Koh Samui, Thailand
Located on the southwestern tip of the island of Koh Samui, Thailand, the Conrad Koh Samui provides guests with a tropical escape in water-facing villas. Each villa boasts a private furnished terrace with an infinity plunge pool and a large bathtub inside the villa, from which you can enjoy the surrounding scenery from inside your home away from home.
The resort has a range of dining options, including a poolside bar and grill, an amazing cocktail lounge, and authentic Thai cuisine. Guests can also enjoy room-service meals in their villa cooked by a personal chef.
In addition to the private plunge pools at each of the villas, the hotel also offers guests an outdoor infinity pool, saunas with an ocean view, an on-site fitness center, a spa, and complimentary use of kayaks.
Conrad Los Angeles, California, USA
Los Angeles is truly a one-of-a-kind city break. To make your city escape even more special, a stay at the upscale Conrad Los Angeles is a great way of ensuring a fabulous getaway.
Guest rooms are bright, comfortable, and modern, with light-wood floors, floor-to-ceiling windows that look out over the city, and gorgeous midcentury-inspired furniture.
The hotel boasts a range of dining options where guests can enjoy tapas in the cocktail lounge, or choose from one of two signature restaurants from renowned chef José Andrés.
In addition to the spectacular restaurants, the resort boasts a gorgeous rooftop terrace, with an infinity pool and lounge, which overlook downtown Los Angeles. There’s also a spacious fitness center and full-service spa.
Conrad Maldives, Rangali Island, Maldives
The Maldives is a dream destination for many, and when thinking of a vacation here, most people imagine an ultimate luxury escape. The Conrad Maldives Rangali Island more than delivers on this dream. The resort has been a long-standing gem of the area, but after a recent renovation, it now stands out as one of the best. Guests can choose from a variety of rooms, including beach villas, private pool villas, and overwater villas, all designed to combine indoor and outdoor living spaces and provide private sun decks with spectacular views of the ocean.
If you’re looking for a truly special stay (perhaps you’re planning on a destination wedding or grandiose honeymoon), the resort also has a two-story, three-bedroom villa that you can stay in. It features an underwater bedroom, bathroom, and living area, so you can view the marine life of the Indian Ocean from the comfort of your abode.
Dining venues are nothing short of impressive and consist of an upscale cocktail and snack bar, an all-day buffet with live cooking stations, Atoll market, and a stunning open-air restaurant.
The resort boasts many great amenities, including an overwater spa, open-air cinema, dive center, fitness center, snorkeling reef, weekly entertainment, and complimentary clubs for kids and teenagers.
Grand Wailea Maui, Hawaii, USA
Taking pride of place on Wailea Beach, Grand Wailea Maui is a large resort with spacious rooms. Guests can enjoy stunning views of either the gardens or the ocean from their suites, which feature private furnished verandas and oversized soaking tubs.
If you’re traveling with a large group, the resort boasts exceptional three-bedroom villas which are located opposite the resort within a private gated community. These come with access to a private pool and beach access and all the amenities at the Grand Wailea.
At this family-friendly resort, you can indulge in delicious traditional Hawaiian cuisine, enjoy beachfront yoga sessions, swim in one of the pools (designed for guests of all ages), enjoy an educational and culturally enriching guided resort tour, get a massage at one of the best spas in Hawaii, or even take a hula lesson!
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam is a historic resort, made up of six 17th- and 18th-century canal houses located in the heart of Amsterdam.
The hotel boasts 93 rooms, suites, and lofts, each of which is decorated with simple yet sophisticated furnishings. These contrast perfectly with the ornate and classical feel of the public areas, where you can find glistening chandeliers, ornamental ceilings, and gorgeous marble flooring, as well as one of the largest, most meticulously kept, private gardens in the whole city.
Dining is exceptional at this resort, with an on-site two-Michelin-starred restaurant (open on select days for dinner service), and all-day dining at Peacock Alley where you can enjoy afternoon tea, before heading down to Vault bar for an after-dinner cocktail.
When you’re not out exploring, you can take advantage of some of the great on-site amenities, such as an indoor pool, fitness center, and full-service spa featuring a steam room.
Royal Palm Galapagos, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
With a remote location in the Miconia highland forests next to Ecuador’s Galapagos National Park, the Royal Palm Galapagos is an adorable eco-friendly boutique resort with just 21 rooms.
Many of these villas have indoor hot tubs, and a private terrace overlooking the hotel’s stunning gardens, and feature gorgeous natural interiors and gorgeous artworks of the island’s plants and animals.
There is a fabulous on-site restaurant, featuring international and local cuisine, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center.
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He is an expert travel advisor and enthusiast. He has traveled extensively in the USA, Central America, South America, and Europe. He has visited every Sandals Resort and is one of a select few Diamond Elite members of the Sandals Chairman’s Royal Club.
Dan graduated from Johnson & Wales University with an associate degree in Culinary Arts. Later he graduated from the University of Utah with a bachelor’s degree in International Studies with a focus on people and culture.