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The official top ten
Boutique Hotels

Asia has a growing number of small hotel gems that offer guests intimate and personal stays in beautiful and slightly off the beaten track locations. With a sprinkling in India and Indonesia, Sri Lanka takes the crown for the most boutique properties and features heavily in our Top Ten.

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Kahanda Kanda

  Kahanda Kanda is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Boutique Hotels and our Top 10 Venues for a Wedding or Party This stunning modern hotel in southern Sri Lanka is one of the most beautiful and...

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RAAS Jodhpur

  RAAS is one of Ampersand's  Top 10 Boutique Hotels and Top 10 Hotels in Rajasthan. RAAS Jodhpur is an awesome little hotel designed to reflect the buzzing character of the old Blue City...

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The Opposite House

  The Opposite House is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Boutique Hotels. Situated at the heart of Beijing in Sanlitun village, The Opposite House is a modern, design-led boutique hotel. This stunning...

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Amangalla

  Amangalla is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Boutique Hotels, Top 10 Aman Resorts in Asia and Top 10 Hotel Spas. Without a doubt the Grande Dame of Galle Fort, Amangalla boasts all the period charm...

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Puri Ganesha

  Puri Ganesha is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Boutique Hotels and our Top 10 Venues for a Wedding or Party.This delightfully bohemian hotel is run by the former Egyptologist Diana von Cranach and her...

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Amansara

  Amansara is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Boutique Hotels and Top 10 Aman Resorts in Asia. When Aman Resorts took over the former guest house of King Sihanouk, they raised the bar for hotels...

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Castlereagh

  Castlereagh is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Boutique Hotels and our Top 10 Venues for a Wedding or Party Castlereagh is one of the five bungalows which make up the Ceylon Tea Trails, Sri Lanka's first...

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Surya Shanti Villa

  Surya Shanti Villa is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Boutique Hotels. Our South East Asia specialist Mark recently stayed at Surya Shanti and he says it was by far the most...

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Tintagel

  Tintagel is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Lux City Hotels and our Top 10 Boutique Hotels. This historical house was home to two prime ministers and a president of Sri Lanka and is...

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The Upper House

  The Upper House is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Boutique Hotels Our favourite hotel in Hong Kong, The Upper House is a slick, sexy property with some of the best views...

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We had a wonderful holiday - everything was perfect. Thank you for helping us to make a thoughtful plan to enjoy and make most out of our trip. The places we visited, the guides, the transportation and driver, the hotels selected... Everything was great!
- Jaime Benitez, South India
Without question, you put together the best trip I have ever taken. We were shown around like visiting dignitaries, the hotels were fantastic and the itinerary was just right. Everybody I know will hear about how amazing Ampersand is!
- Leslie Siben, India
Difficult to articulate just how good the service from you and your team really was. We know you will continue to do well and hope we have the chance to seek your assistance again before long.
- Mr & Mrs Manson, North India
I thought the Ampersand team was outstanding. We couldn’t have hoped for anything more.
- Mr Geoffrey Johnson, India
Ampersand’s details preparation, attention to detail and interaction before and during our trip show exactly why good travel agents have a role in today’s internet/direct booking age. Shalmali was a delight to work with – before and during our trip.
- Mr David Wallace, North India
So many highlights to choose from! The hotels were amazing but Maya Villa was a highlight… I loved just hanging out in the hammock reading my book and watching the peacocks chase the cows!
- Krista Weir, Sri Lanka
I had a very lovely time and was looked after splendidly. My first visit to India could not have been better, save for being longer! But I shall return at some point and I shall look to you to make the arrangements.
- Matthew Nicklin, North India
Everything you did for us whilst we were away was hugely appreciated, and Ampersand has been exemplary in every way. I'll always recommend you!
- Mr Richard Stoughton, Sri Lanka

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Monks in #Myanmar (#Burma) 🇲🇲
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