trivago Awards 2017: top-rated hotels and destinations in Australia

November 15, 2016

The trivago Awards 2017 results are in — the best-rated hotels around the world have been revealed and West Australian bed & breakfast, Baudin’s of Busselton, has taken the top gong as the world’s favourite Aussie hotel.  trivago also collated traveller ratings for local accommodation across the country to find that Stanley in Tasmania has taken the crown as the top destinations with the best overall ratings for accommodation. Based on over 175 million traveller ratings, trivago.com.au presents the trivago Awards 2017 top hotels and destinations to visit.

Top accommodation a humble B&B in Busselton, Western Australia

Baudins of Busselton in Western Australia’s Southwest region has been rated the best accommodation in Australia after climbing up from second spot in the last Awards.  The bed & breakfast won with a rating of 95.10. Beachfront Apartments on Trinity Beach in Cairns, Queensland closely followed Baudins in second place with a rating of 95.01.  Lurline House in Katoomba, New South Wales placed third with a rating of 94.91.

New South Wales and Queensland hotels appear most in Australia’s top 50

Queensland secured the most top spots in the top 50 with a total of 16 individual accommodation providers, outdoing New South Wales with a total of 15.  Victoria came in third with a total of eight followed by Western Australia with four, then Tasmania and the Australia Capital Territory both three each. South Australia had one hotel in the top 50 from Adelaide.

Accommodation providers are eligible for the awards so long as they have a minimum of 300 traveller reviews online.  trivago aggregates an average score from over 175 million user ratings to determine the score out of 100.

aus-top-hotels-listsee the full list of top Australia hotels.

 

Stanely in Tasmania best destination for accommodation in Australia
Stanley has been rated the best destination for accommodation in Australia, with an average score among all its local accommodation providers of 88.64. Stanley has climbed from second place to overtake Montville (88.46) this year as the best destination for accommodation.  Destinations with at least 12 local accommodation providers and 1000 collective reviews between the properties are eligible for the Awards.

Queensland also secured most destinations among Australia’s top spots
In a similar story to the top hotels rankings, Queensland has secured 16 local spots in the top 50 destinations ranks while new South Wales came in second with 13 and Victoria in third with 12.  Western Australia came in with four destinations, Tasmania with two and South Australia with two. Whilst Stanley won it all for Tasmania, Montville won second for Queensland and North Tamborine (87.28)won fourth, Yallingup (87.43) won third for Western Australia, McLaren Vale (87.03) topped South Australia and placed fifth nationally, and Beechworth (86.74) for Victoria in sixth.

Smaller destinations tend to do well in the trivago Awards due to the scores being based on traveller ratings, which can be heavily influenced by factors such as personalised service.  These factors are common in smaller towns with smaller accommodation providers.

aus-top-dest-listsee the full list of top Australian destinations here.

For all the results of top-rated hotels and destionations:

About the trivago Awards 2017

Each year, trivago analyses aggregated ratings and reviews of hotels across Australia to find which hotels have the best ratings amongst travellers and which destinations have the highest rated hotels. The awards are based on 175 million ratings from over 250 booking sites worldwide. Only hotels or accommodation featured on trivago with 300+ reviews are included in the trivago Awards. Only destinations with a minimum of 12 hotels and 1000+ reviews are included in the Awards. Ratings data is based on live figures as at September 2016.

About trivago

Travellers find the ideal hotel for the best price on trivago.com.au.trivago is the world’s largest online hotel search site, comparing rates from over 1,000,000 hotels on over 250 booking sites worldwide. trivago integrates over 175 million hotel ratings and 14 million photos in order to make finding the perfect hotel easier for users. Over 120 million visitors per month find their ideal hotel by using trivago’s various filters. trivago was founded in 2005 in Düsseldorf, Germany and currently operates 55 international country platforms in 33 languages.

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