The Herods Vitalis Spa Hotel was designated the best hotel in the Middle East by TripAdvisor’s 2017 Traveler’s Choice Award. The luxury hotel on Israel’s Red Sea was also rated the 25th best hotel in the world. The Aria Hotel in Budapest, a luxurious boutique resort, took the overall number 1 spot.
TripAdvisor is a popular website in which tourists comment on and rate their travel experience. The best hotels were not chosen by experts but are based on the recommendations of typical guests in 7,612 hotels in 109 countries.