European Hotel Design Awards 2016 finalists announced

Following a preliminary round of voting, the finalists for the European Hotel Design Awards 2016 have been announced.

Ranging from a newbuild resort designed in the style of an authentic Mallorcan village, to the conversion of five canal houses to create a neighbourhood hub in Amsterdam, the shortlist showcases creativity and innovation across the European hotel sector.

Now in their 19th year, the awards honour the work of industry leading architects and designers and the projects they create with hotel developers, owners and operators.

The finalists are:

Architecture: Adaptive Re-Use

  • Apfelhotel Torgglerhof, Saltaus – noa*
  • Coco-Mat Hotel, Athens – Elastic Architects
  • Devonshire Club, London – SUSD
  • JW Marriott Resort & Spa, Venice – Matteo Thun & Partners
  • La Maison Hotel, Saarlouis – CBAG Studio
  • Zoku, Amsterdam – Concrete & Mulderblauw Architecten

Architecture: Newbuild

  • Cloud.7, Istanbul – 4A Yapi
  • Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol – Mecanoo Architecten
  • Hilton London Bankside – Dexter Moren Associates
  • Moxy, Munich Airport – CLP Architects
  • Park Hyatt, Mallorca – DSA Architects
  • Pino Nature Hotel, Sarajevo – Studio ZEC

 Architecture: Restoration & Renovation

  • Grace Santorini – Divercity
  • Marktgasse Hotel, Zurich – Miller Maranta Basel
  • Radisson Red, Brussels – DDS & Partners
  • The Hoxton, Amsterdam – Kentie & Partners Architekten
  • The Royal York Hotel, York – 3D Reid
  • Vila Monte Farm House, Algarve – Vera Iachia Atelier

 Interior Design: Bar

  • Boilerman Bar at 25hours Altes Hafenamt, Hamburg – Dreimeta
  • Mandarin Bar at Mandarin Oriental, Milan – Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners
  • Ruby Marie Bar at Ruby Marie Hotel, Vienna – Ruby Hotels & Resorts
  • Tapas Bar at Park Hyatt, Mallorca – G.A Design
  • The Distillery at Hilton London Bankside – Dexter Moren Associates and Twenty2Degrees
  • The Library Bar at The Lanesborough, London – Alberto Pinto Interior Design

 Interior Design: Bedroom & Bathroom

  • 25hours Altes Hafenamt, Hamburg – Dreimeta
  • Grace Santorini – Fifth Element Interiors
  • La Granja, Ibiza – Dreimeta
  • Soho Farmhouse, Oxfordshire – Soho House & Co
  • The Hoxton, Amsterdam – Nicemakers
  • Zoku, Amsterdam – Concrete

 Interior Design: Event Spaces

  • Hilton London Bankside – Dexter Moren Associates and Twenty2Degrees
  • Hilton London Heathrow Airport – The Gallery HBA
  • Marriott Heathrow Conference, Banquet & Event Spaces at London Heathrow Marriott Hotel – EPR Architects
  • The Arora Ballroom & Conference Centre at InterContinental, London – The O2 – G1 Architecture
  • The Belgravia at The Lanesborough, London – Alberto Pinto Interior Design
  • The Cedar Suite at The Grove, Hertfordshire – Martin Hulbert Design

 Interior Design: Lobby, Lounge & Public Areas

  • Hotel Atlantis by Giardino, Zurich – The Gallery HBA
  • Generator, Amsterdam – DesignAgency
  • Radisson Red, Brussels – Graven
  • Schlosshotel Fleesensee – Kitzig Interior Design
  • The Royal York Hotel, York – Goddard Littlefair
  • Zoku, Amsterdam – Concrete

 Interior Design: Restaurant

  • Kollazs Brasserie & Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace, Budapest – EDG
  • La Granja, Ibiza – Dreimeta
  • Neni Restaurant at 25hours Altes Hafenamt, Hamburg – Dreimeta
  • Oxbo at Hilton London Bankside – Dexter Moren Associates and Twenty2Degrees
  • Santoro at Grace Santorini – Fifth Element Interiors and SMK Interiors
  • The Terrace at Rosewood London – Nathalie De Leval and Luciano Giubbilei

 Interior Design: Spa & Wellness

  • Apfelhotel Torgglerhof, Saltaus – noa*
  • Cowshed at Soho Farmhouse, Oxfordshire – Soho House & Co.
  • Goco Spa at JW Marriott Resort & Spa, Venice – Matteo Thun & Partners
  • Six Senses Douro Valley, Lamego – Clodagh Design
  • Spa Village at The Gainsborough Bath Spa – Champalimaud Design
  • The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Milan – Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners

Interior Design: Suite

  • La Maisonette at JW Marriott Resort & Spa, Venice – Matteo Thun & Partners
  • Milano Suite at Mandarin Oriental Milan – Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners
  • The Presidential Suite at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Spa, Liverpool – Falconer Chester Hall
  • The Royal Suite at The Lanesborough, London – Alberto Pinto Interior Design
  • The Space Suite at Kameha Grand Zurich – Studio Michael Najjar
  • The Sterling Suite at The Langham, London – Richmond International

The finalists will now proceed to the next stage of the competition, in which a member of the judging panel will visit each hotel to assess its creative excellence. Judges will also be looking for evidence that winning projects have met the needs of both the client and the guest.

The 15-strong judging panel – chaired by Celia Geyer, senior director, Architecture & Design EMEA, Hilton Worldwide – will then meet in London to vote on the category winners, as well as the prestigious European Hotel Design of the Year.

The winners will be announced at the European Hotel Design Award ceremony, taking place on Monday 21 November at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London.

For more information and to purchase tickets visit: www.europeanhoteldesignawards.com