To identify the best hotel chains, MONEY compared price, value, and customer service across three different classes of price/service, out of a total pool of 95 brands. At each level—budget, midrange, and luxury—we identified a winner and two honorable mentions.

Best Luxury Hotels

In this category, MONEY analyzed 31 luxury brands—those with four or more stars, and an average room price that tops $300 per night.

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