According to a recent Travel + Leisure survey, these are 2012's Best Hotels in the World ...

1. Singita Grumeti Reserves, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
2. Triple Creek Ranch, Darby, Montana
3. Southern Ocean Lodge, Kangaroo Island, Australia
4. Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur, India
5. Discovery Shores, Boracay, Philippines

According to the Triple Creek Ranch website:

Triple Creek Ranch is a small, intimate resort designed for adults*.  Situated among the towering pines on the side of Trapper Peak, the highest mountain in Western Montana, this unforgettable retreat offers the merging of unmatched natural beauty with the height of comfort and personal service.  From the beautiful, welcoming main lodge, a world-class restaurant and paramount wine cellar, to the deluxe private guest cabins nestled in the trees throughout the property, it's the attention to the smallest details that make the Triple Creek Ranch experience so memorable.

Have you ever stayed in one of these hotels? What is the best hotel you've ever stayed in? What are things you think make for a great hotel?

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