Cape Town, South Africa ranked #1 for best hotels globally

The Victoria & Alfred (V&A) Waterfront in Cape Town, South Africa

As the new year approaches, many travelers are looking for inspiration on where to head in 2015.

This list might help.

Global hotel booking site has just released the results of its Travel Smarts study, which looks at destinations with the highest-rated hotels in the world based on nearly 7 million customer reviews.

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