The Dolli Athens
The Dolli hotel in Athens, Greece (Credit: Grecotel Group)

Two hotels in Greece named among most luxurious in the world

These 15 global properties have topped the Luxury Travel Intelligence rankings

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Two establishments in Greece, the Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino and The Dolli in Athens, are included in the prestigious list of the top 15 leading new luxury hotels of 2023 worldwide, compiled annually by Luxury Travel Intelligence (LTI).

“Since opening The Dolli has been a big hit with discerning in-the-know Athenians and it’s easy to understand why. It is chic yet informal and offers guests a comprehensive choice of individually appointed rooms, suites and apartments” LTI said.

“Mandarin Oriental is one of many luxury hotel brands we monitor daily. Recently, we named them as the World’s Best Luxury Hotel Brand 2023 and this spectacular new resort demonstrates exactly why. This is a breathtaking haven, with 99 elegantly appointed suites and villas, each providing exceptional views and abundant space while seamlessly blending traditional Messenian elements with contemporary luxury.”

(The Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino Credit: Costa Navarino)

Extraordinarily, three of the top four new properties come from renowned jewellers and watchmakers, Bulgari and Chopard. With three entries the UK leads the way in terms of destinations, followed by Rome with two. Peninsula and Six Senses both have two properties in this year’s top 15.
Here is the best of 2023:

  1. Bulgari, Rome
  2. 1Place Vendôme, Paris
  3. Bulgari, Tokyo
  4. Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino
  5. The Peninsula, Istanbul
  6. Estelle Manor, UK
  7. Six Senses, Rome
  8. Raffles at The OWO, London
  9. Four Seasons The Pearl, Qatar
  10. The Fifth Avenue Hotel, New York City
  11. COMO Metropolitan, Singapore
  12. Six Senses Southern Dunes, The Red Sea
  13. Capella, Sydney
  14. The Dolli, Athens
  15. The Peninsula, London

LTI, a renowned authority in the world of luxury travel,  is an exclusive members-only global organization, providing digital reporting for affluent travellers who wish to make informed travel decisions, based on honest and highly detailed intelligence. Its list is impartially compiled, devoid of any advertising or booking motives, and solely prioritizes excellence.

Find out more about The Dolli at: www.thedolli.com and Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino
at: www.mandarinoriental.com/en/costa-navarino/messenia