Nine Costa Rican Hotels are in the list of the 20 best hotels in South America and Central America. The selection was made by the readers of the worldwide prestigious Condé Nast Traveler

Andaz Peninsula Papagayo

Andaz Peninsula Papagayo

For the ranking, it was considered a broad base of more than 300,000 readers worldwide.
Nine of the 20 best hotels in South America and Central America were in Costa Rica.Among the selected hotels by the readers, we find El Silencio Lodge Spa, the Andaz Peninsula Papagayo Resort, the Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo and the JW Marriot Guanacaste Resort and Spa, all of them sharing the vision of the Costa Rican signature: Zürcher Arquitectos.

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As Ronald Zürcher, director of the architects signature, said: “The design and construction of each hotel respond to the cultural and climatic ambient of each site, looking for a balance between sustainability and architecture.”
“In Zürcher Arquitectos we feel honored that the tourist prefers our designs and it motivates us to continue creating new experiences and memories,” Said Zürcher.

JW Marriott

JW Marriott

The ranking that based on a database of more than 300,000 readers worldwide, it is made annually and in this was its 29th time for which there were more than 75,000 comments that contributed to creating the list of favorites.
To rank the hotels, they are judged by a group of criteria’s based on a standard of five points that go from excellent to poor. The average of this classifications determines the final ranking published in the magazine (Here the complete ranking)

Source: CN Traveler