If you know what a pillow menu is, you're in the right place. There are good hotels, and there are the world's best hotels. The best are usually separated by impeccable, 5-star service, remarkable natural or urban settings, turquoise-blue infinity pools and sugary sand beaches, stunning architecture, romantic villas, full-service spas, gourmet food... anything else? Just ask, they'll get it for you.

TripAdvisor recently released its 2019 list of the world's best hotels, based on millions of reviews in a single year by TripAdvisor users.

These hotels and resorts have it all. Can millions of people be wrong? Here are some of the best hotels in the world.

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