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CNN) — Promising the royal treatment or a picture-perfect all-inclusive resort, many of the world’s finest hotels made the cut for the second annual Fodor’s 100 Hotel Awards announced Wednesday.

While U.S. hotels account for nearly a quarter of the Top 100 winners, hotels in 41 countries made the list.

Fodor’s Travel team of 700 global contributors nominated 4,000 hotels from the 17,000 properties they review annually. The winners were chosen by Fodor’s senior editorial team, which examined the nominations as well as the hotels already singled out as Fodor’s Choice picks.
“We look for properties with great amenities and stellar service that offer a unique experience to guests,” explained Arabella Bowen, Fodor’s Travel executive editorial director, in a statement. “Every traveler will find a dream hotel on this list, no matter what their travel personality happens to be.”

Fodor’s chose one hotel in each category to recommend to CNN.com readers. Best All-Inclusive: The BodyHoliday (St. Lucia)

There are no worries at the all-inclusive BodyHoliday resort, where everything’s included in the rate, even a daily massage and the tips. The property on the island of St. Lucia also offers singles relatively good rates.

The BodyHoliday’s focus is on wellness, however the guest wants to pursue that goal. “You can get fit, relax, learn how to scuba dive and enjoy wine tastings and gourmet menus,” says Bowen.

Go online for a complete list of this year’s Fodor’s Top 100 Hotel Awards

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