Another island paradise, this time in Malaysia, Langkawi scored seven of the top 25 in the country, from 84 to the first two spots (99 and 97 percent) on the TrustYou romance ladder. Other high scoring properties were located in Kuala Lumpur (x5), Penang (x4), Melaka (x3), Perak (x2) and one property each in Kota Kinabalu, Terengganu, Sabah and Sarawak. All 25 were rated between 83 and 99 percent for romance.With no shortage of romantic hotspots in Thailand, there was a wide spread of destinations where hotels ranked high on the romance meter with guests. The top five were made up of hotels in Phuket (#1, #5), Bangkok (#2/3) and Koh Samui (#4). In fact tropical romance played a big role with eight properties in the top 25 located in Phuket and Koh Samui (each), four in Bangkok, three in Hua Hin, and two in Chiang Mai. Overall guests ranked Thai hotels high on the romance barometer, between 96 and 99. With star ratings from four to seven, hotels in the United Arab Emirates scored between 91 and 98 for romance with guests. Dubai’s Méridien and Jumeirah properties featured more than once in the top 25, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi also. Twenty of the top 25 properties in the UAE were located in Dubai, with four in Abu Dhabi, and one, the Ajman Saray, a Luxury Collection Resort in Ajman.Japan’s top 25 hotels scored the highest of all the countries analysed for romance. Of the top 25 hotels, 14 scored 100 for romance by guests, and 11 scored 99. Locations were spread across the country, from Tokyo to Gifu, Hyogo and Shizuoka and some very picturesque locations. From the four star The Westin Sendai, north of Tokyo, to the two star Mizuhaso in Hatsukaichi, romance wasn’t contingent to star rating. Hong Kong was a mixed bag, scoring between 69 and reaching 95 for romance by hotel guests. Similarly to Singapore, Hong Kong’s most romantic properties were 4/5 star hotels. The Peninsula came in at number one (95), followed by the Landmark Mandarin Oriental (94), Four Seasons (91), Kowloon Shangri-La (89) and East Hotel (89).In Australia, mother nature played a seemingly large role in elevating romance rankings with the top three properties achieving 100 percent for romance in spectacular locations such as Narooma (NSW), Rainbow Beach (QLD) and New Norfolk (Tasmania). Bed and breakfasts and cottages replaced five star properties in the top 25 in Australia, scoring between 97 and 100 in TrustYou guest rankings. New South Wales had the majority on the list with seven high romance hotels, followed by six in Queensland, four in Tasmania and South Australia, three in Victoria, and The Good Life B&B the only representative in Western Australia. In Indonesia, 24 of the top 25 properties scoring highest for romance are not surprisingly located in Bali. Ten properties are situated in the lush, jungle hinterland of Ubud, and others scattered throughout trendy Seminyak, Jimbaran and Nusa Dua. Bali overall ranks very highly for romantic hotels, from 95 to 99 percent. Jakarta’s Mandarin Oriental scored 96 percent, and was the country’s only other entry in the top 25 not located in Bali.Unlike Japan, 21 of the 25 of India’s top guest-rated romantic hotels are five star properties, and scored between 86 and 99. Three Leela properties featured in the top five; The Leela Kovalam Beach (99), Leela Palace New Delhi (96) and The Leela Goa (96). The Raintree Hotel in Chennai (97) and Taj Lake Palace Hotel in Udaipur (96) rounded out the top five.