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Review The US News And World Report’s Best Hotel Rankings For 2024!

See the U.S News & World Report 2024 Best Hotels list and find the top ranked hotels and resorts in both the Caribbean and Mexico.

When you want to find the best hotels in the Caribbean, the top adults only resort in Mexico, or some other top list of resorts and accommodations in your favorite destination, you need to find a trusted source of information.

The US News & World Report has been providing millions of travelers with reliable guides and research for almost nine decades and has now done a systematic investigation into the top places to stay from around the world. 

Would you like to know which hotels and resorts made the top of the list? Keep reading to see some of the prime rankings from the 2024 Best Hotels list. 

Excellence El Carmen exterior view at night

What are the US News & World Report Best Hotels rankings?

You may be wondering, how the top resorts and best hotels in each category are chosen or what these recognitions mean for you and your vacations. Let me explain…

The US News Travel team does a deep dive into thousands of hotels and resorts. The approximate number of places that they inspect is somewhere over 37,000. That is a lot of hotels to examine, I know!

During this research phase, they examine key aspects based on a company created data point system which is then placed alongside the properties other recognitions, Tripadvisor user rankings, and overall customer satisfaction. This gives them a well rounded overview of each hotel from which they can categorize and rank them in their Best Hotels list. 

Staff standing outside the resort entrance at Excellence Playa Mujeres

This is important to most travelers because it simplifies their selection process by giving them a verified list of the top places to stay without any bias or sales input from the hotels and resorts. You can skip past all the fancy talk and clever advertising and jump ahead to see which places are actually worth your time. 

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Beloved Playa Mujeres:

Located right next to a gorgeous marina in Playa Mujeres, this quiet haven of love is known for its thoughtful touches, romantic ambiance, and couples only exclusivity. With a very specific focus on creating romantic moments for two, Beloved Playa Mujeres has often been highly awarded for its unique tranquility and suitability for an intimate retreat with the person you love. 

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Couple sitting down in a romantic setting in Beloved Playa Mujeres

Excellence Playa Mujeres:

There is no other word to use for Excellence Playa Mujeres other than “legendary”. Its iconic feel has been celebrated as the flagship of The Excellence Collection and it sits as a warm paradise for adults that is repeatedly mentioned as a guest favorite. Come and drift down the lazy river as you relax and wind through lush tropical gardens.

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Solo traveller in the lazy river of Excellence Playa Mujeres

Excellence Riviera Cancun:

Authentic experiences, Mexican charms, and a beautiful hacienda design make Excellence Riviera Cancun an enchanting spot for adults to unwind. Escape the busier areas and head to the Riviera Maya for Mesoamerican Temazcal in the spa and secret hideaways where you can enjoy some privacy with your partner.

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Man taking photos of his wife in Excellence Riviera Cancun

Finest Playa Mujeres:

Meet the best of both worlds in an all ages escape that welcomes families whilst including exclusive adults only areas. With a modern style, high end amenities, and incredible activities and inclusions for everyone to enjoy, Finest Playa Mujeres truly is an All Inclusive escape ideal for every guest.

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The beautiful swimming pool of Finest Playa Mujeres for all ages

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Excellence El Carmen:

Reimagine the All Inclusive experience for adults only in a contemporary oasis of luxury offerings. Experience the dazzling style of Excellence El Carmen alongside Punta Canas' pristine beaches and enjoy the true meaning of Caribbean care and hospitality. Opulence and extravagance await!

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Contemporary resort lobby area at Excellence El Carmen

Excellence Punta Cana:

Here you can immerse yourself in the island ambiance of an adults only paradise in Excellence Punta Cana. Get ready for breathtaking ocean views, beautifully landscaped gardens, and lush green surroundings that envelop you in a laid back atmosphere of complete relaxation. This is a place to get pampered by the palms! 

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Woman standing by the palm trees staring out at the beach and ocean in Excellence Punta Cana

Finest Punta Cana:

Jump into a blissful resort for all ages where interactive dining, exciting entertainment, and oversized suites will bring you the perfect combination of fun and rest throughout your stay together. Finest Punta Cana is the place to soak up some sun, swim in the pool, and make some memories with those you care about. 

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Parents and kids enjoying a suite with a private pool in Finesst Punta Cana

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Excellence Oyster Bay:

Seclusion, smooth sands, sparkling waters, and sensational views of a lush lagoon await when you stay in Excellence Oyster Bay. On a private peninsula with unparalleled beauty, adults can stay in unique suite concepts by the beach whilst indulging in every advantage of modern luxury in a Victorian style paradise in Montego Bay. 

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View of the lagoon and mangroves of montego bay in Excellence Oyster Bay

Enjoy the best resorts in the Caribbean!

Now that you have examined the 2024 Best Hotels list from the US World and News Report, you know about some of the top hotels and resorts that you can enjoy. But which place is right for you?

Keep exploring and find out which All Inclusive Escape suits your needs and desires. To help you get started you can search for accommodations by category.

Wherever you go, may it hold every indulgence, experience, and sensation that you deserve!

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