Over 950,000 guest reviews form the basis for this year's HolidayCheck Award. For the 14th time in a row, the most popular hotels in the world will be presented with the HolidayCheck Award. This year, the best of the best will again receive the HolidayCheck Gold Award, which is presented to hotels that have won the award for at least five consecutive years and thus guarantee excellent service and customer satisfaction at the highest level.
All reviews which are published at HolidayCheck between December 1st, 2017 and November 30th, 2018 were automatically taken into consideration for the assignment of the Award, unless they concern a stay that had ended before December 1st, 2017.
As of November 30th, a hotel must have met the following minimum criteria in order to qualify
With the help of the popularity ranking, the 10 most popular hotels in each region were awarded from the hotels that met the minimum criteria. It is therefore possible, that hotels have met the minimum criteria but did not receive the Award. Deviations within the popularity ranking in tourist regions with many hotels were marginal.
The winning hotels received all information about their Award by e-mail. The respective Award is only valid for the individual hotel and does not apply to all hotels in the associated hotel chain or holiday apartment complex. In 2019, a total of 714 hotels in 37 countries and 144 regions received the Award –185 of them received the Gold Award.
In the following article we have answered all your questions about the Award.