best Mexico hotels

Travel + Leisure recently published its readers’ poll results of the 500 hotels that scored the best, anywhere in the world. Of the 500, Mexico had a nice showing with 20 on the list, from various beach resorts and Mexico City.

Here are the ones that came out in the top 10, based on the combined scores on several factors, including service. We don’t always connect on these readers polls and our top hotel choices: popularity and familiarity tend to win out over the lesser-known and smaller hotels. We were 9 for 19 on the top ones this time though.

Follow the links to see our detailed reviews from professional travel writers who have spent time doing their own evaluation.

Live Aqua, Cancun

Grand Velas Riviera Maya, near Playa del Carmen

Capella Pedregal, Cabo San Lucas

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La Casa que Canta – Zihuatanejo

St. Regis Punta Mita – near Puerto Vallarta

Las Ventanas al ParaĆ­so, A Rosewood Resort – San Jose del Cabo

One & Only Palmilla – San Jose del Cabo

Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita – near Puerto Vallarta

Four Seasons Hotel Mexico – Mexico City

Secrets Maroma Beach, Riviera Maya – near Playa del Carmen

The last one we don’t have a review of…yet. Have you stayed there? What did you think? We’re looking at adding it, plus the new Secrets Vines in Cancun.

Want to see the other 10 on their list? We have reviews of the majority of those top hotels in Mexico as well, including Ritz Carlton Cancun and Banyan Tree Mayakoba.

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