Airbnb Introduces New Highlight To Find Top-Rated Stays; Here Are 10 Accommodations From The Top 1% Worldwide

Airbnb awards listings ranked within the top 1%, 5%, or 10% with a golden trophy and a "Guest Favourites" badge.

by Nikitha Sebastian
Airbnb Introduces New Highlight To Find Top-Rated Stays; Here Are 10 Accommodations From The Top 1% Worldwide

Airbnb is upping the game for finding exceptional places to stay. Airbnb unveils a new highlight system. This shines a light on the crème de la crème of listings, guaranteeing you a connection with unforgettable abodes. This Airbnb highlight system, based on guest ratings, reviews, and reliability, helps travellers easily identify the very best top-rated stays on the platform.

Airbnb Top-Rated Stays

 

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Airbnb awards listings ranked within the top 1%, 5%, or 10% with a golden trophy and a “Guest Favourites” badge. These will act as a clear signal of guest-approved quality. This dedication to transparency extends beyond the new highlight system. Features like Guest Favourites listings, with over 100 million booked nights since launch, and comprehensive guest reviews already play a crucial role in guiding travellers.

The desire for travel remains strong. Airbnb experienced its most successful first quarter ever in 2024, exceeding 130 million nights and Experiences booked. This surge in demand encompasses everything from sporting events to natural wonders, highlighting the platform’s diverse offerings.

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Top 1% Homes Worldwide

 

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To showcase the power of these features, Airbnb unveiled 10 exceptional accommodations ranked within the top 1% globally. Here are the 10 accommodations in the top 1 % of homes worldwide:

  1. Artistic Loft in the heart of Seville (Sevilla, Spain)
  2. Room in Cozy Countryside Cottage (Walesby, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom)
  3. Converted Barn Room with a Lake View (Killarney, Ireland)
  4. Historic Carriage House (Banner Elk, North Carolina)
  5. The Laurel Cottage (Laurel, Mississippi)
  6. Trevi Fountain Vintage Loft (Rome, Italy)
  7. 12 South Carriage House (Nashville, Tennessee)
  8. Private Spa Retreat with a Rooftop (Seattle, Washington)
  9. Suite in Georgian Brick Home (Salem, Massachusetts)
  10. Rural Bothy in Victorian Garden (Mid Sussex, England)

Curious about the hotspots for top-quality homes? London, Rio de Janeiro, Paris, Melbourne, Rome, Cape Town, and several Australian cities like Sydney and Austin, Texas, all rank highly when it comes to the abundance of listings in the top 10%.

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So, if you’re planning your next adventure and want to guarantee a fantastic stay, be sure to utilise Airbnb’s new highlight system and explore their curated selection of top-rated gems.

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