THE BEST DESIGN HOTELS IN EUROPE – 2014

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Sorin Dutoiu, at 31 Dec. 14, in Hot right now, News, Special

The best designer hotels and restaurants in Europe have received this year’s European Hotel Design Awards. The awards celebrate the work of the architects, designers and hotel operators in terms of exceptional design and architecture.

The European Hotel Design Awards were handed out in a ceremony attended by over 800 guests. 13 awards have been given to the best design hotels on the continent, based on the exceptional design and architecture.

And the awards went to:

1. Architecture – Adaptive Re-use
Fontevraud L’Hôtel, France – By Gabor Mester De Parajd (see photos below)

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Located in the historic monument of Fontevraud-l’Abbaye (UNESCO World Heritage Site), one of the largest surviving monastic cities from the Middle Ages, on the Loire Valley, France, between Touraine and Anjou.

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2. Architecture – Newbuild
Lanserhof Tegernsee, Marienstein, Germany – By Ingenhoven Architects

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It is the most modern prevention and regeneration center in Europe. Beside the medical treatment area a fireside lounge, library, restaurant, meeting rooms and VIP rooms complete the concept of an exclusive hotel.

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3. Architecture – Renovation
Ace Hotel London, UK – By EPR Architects

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4. Interior Design – Bar
Scarfes Bar at Rosewood London, UK – By Martin Brudnizki Design Studio

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5. Interior Design – Bedrooms & Bathrooms
The Chedi Andermatt, Switzerland – By Denniston

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6. Interior Design – Café Bar or All Day Dining
The Rosebery at Mandarin Oriental London, UK – By GA Design International

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7. Interior Design – Lobby, Lounge & Public Areas
Generator Venice, Italy – By DesignAgency

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8. Interior Design – Restaurant
Berners Tavern and Punch Room at The London EDITION, UK – By Yabu Pushelberg in collaboration with I.S.C Design Studio

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9. Interior Design – Spa & Wellness
Lanserhof Tegernsee Marienstein, Germany – By Ingenhoven Architects 5

10. Interior Design – Suite
The Suites at Aman Canal Grande, Venice, Italy – By Denniston

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11. Outstanding Contribution Award
Posthumously awarded to Alex Calderwood, Co-founder of Ace Hotel

12. Tomorrow’s Hotel
The Edible Hotel – By Dexter Moren Associates

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13. The European Hotel Design of the Year Award
Lanserhof Tegernsee Marienstein, Germany – By Ingenhoven Architects

The winners were picked by the judging panel comprised of the following industry experts:

  • Javier Hortal (Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group)
  • Ellen van der Wal (Mecanoo Architecten)
  • Eugene Staal (Rezidor)
  • Caroline Cundall (GA Design)
  • Caterina Molén-Runnäs (Nordic Property Management)
  • Robbie Bargh (Gorgeous Group)
  • Inge Moore (The Gallery HBA)
  • Sören Jullberg (Story Hotels)
  • Sarah Camilleri (European Spa Magazine)Matt Turner (Sleeper Magazine)
  • Chair of the jury: Celia Geyer (Hilton Worldwide)

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