Vacation search website Edreams asked their users to vote for the best hotel in Europe, and a Portuguese hotel got the second place, hotel Marquês do Pombal in Lisbon.
The remaining top 10 best hotels in Europe are hotels in Spain, Czech Republic, Austria, Italy, Germany and the United Kingdom.
The study was conducted by analysing more than 74000 hotel reviews from users all over the world. Voters were asked to rate their favourite hotels in 6 categories: best service, rooms, quality/price ratio, design, meals and cleanliness. Hotels were then rated by their accumulated score in each category . Ratings range from 0 to 5. The overall score of the hotel Marques do Pombal was 4,769. Edreams describes the hotel as being:
“This 4-star boutique hotel not only offers rooms each uniquely decorated, but also offers additional services including a gym with trainers, turkish bath and a sauna. The hotel is located in the heart of Lisbon, next to one of the main avenues, Avenida Liberdade.”
Looking at each category in separate, Lisbon hotels have another awards, namely best “Design/ Style”, “Cleanliness” and “Room” in which Hotel Sheraton Lisboa & Spa got the first place, among many other European hotels.
“Hotel rooms that are clean, comfortable and have a nice view are all part of the criteria in the category for hotel with the best room. The 5-star Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa in the capital of Portugal surpasses the competition, with the number one position and a score of 4.929.”
Regarding design and style of the hotel, voters evaluated the surroundings of hotel amenities and services and Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa because of “not only are the luxurious rooms convincing, but the restaurant, cocktail bar and rooftop, boasts amazing views of Lisbon, giving this hotel a deserved score of 4.857.”
To read the full Edreams study on the best hotels in Europe, click here.