2018 Hotels & Resorts Best of the Best Award Nominees

 

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN DESIGN
Palácio Tangará, Oetker Collection, São Paulo, Brazil
Sagamore Pendry Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
The Beekman, A Thompson Hotel, New York, New York, U.S.
The Fontenay Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
The Silo Hotel, Cape Town, South Africa

 

BEST DINING EXPERIENCE
Aman Tokyo – Arva, Tokyo, Japan
Capri Palace – Il Riccio, Capri, Italy
Hotel Belles Rives – La Passagere, Antibes, France
Meadowood Napa Valley – The Restaurant, St. Helena, California, U.S.
The London EDITION – Berners Tavern, London, UK

 

BEST BAR
Brown’s Hotel, A Rocco Forte Hotel – The Donovan Bar, London, UK
Hotel Hassler – Hassler Bar, Rome, Italy
Mandarin Oriental, New York – The Office NYC, New York, New York, U.S.
Park Hyatt Vienna – The Bank Brassiere & Bar, Vienna, Austria
The Shelbourne – The Horseshoe Bar, Dublin, Ireland

 

BEST FAMILY PROGRAM
Hotel Barrière Le Majestic, Cannes, France
Kokomo Private Island Fiji, Yaukuve Levu Island, Fiji
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, Farmington, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Soneva Fushi, Baa Atoll, Maldives
The Ranch at Rock Creek, Philipsburg, Montana

 

BEST WELLNESS PROGRAM
Ananda in the Himalayas, Tehri-Garhwal, India
BodyHoliday Saint Lucia, Castries, St. Lucia
Chablè Resort & Spa, Chocholá, Mexico
The Ranch Malibu, Malibu, California, U.S.
Waldhotel Health & Medical Excellence, Büergenstock, Switzerland

 

BEST VIRTUOSO NEWCOMER
Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort, Vilamoura, Portugal
Hôtel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel, Paris, France
Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa, Grand Cayman, Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman Islands
The St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort, Dhaalu Atoll, Maldives
Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills, California, U.S.

 

BEST VIRTUOSO HOTEL AMBASSADOR
Andrea Filippi, Belmond
James Baker, The Set Hotels
JoAnn Kurtz-Ahlers, Kurtz-Ahlers & Associates, L.L.C.
Laurence Tafanel, Esprit Saint Germain
Ling Riley, The Palms and The Shore Club Turks and Caicos

 

HOTELIER OF THE YEAR
Aaron Kaupp – Le Royal Monceau – Raffles Paris, Paris, France
Hermann Elger – Baccarat Hotel New York, New York, New York, U.S.
Markos Chaidemenos – Canaves Oia Hotel, Santorini, Greece 
Patrizio Cipollini - Four Season Hotel Firenze, Florence, Italy
Ulrich Krauer - Halekulani, Honolulu, Hawaii

 

HOTEL OF THE YEAR
Adare Manor, Limerick, Ireland
Berkeley, London, UK
Grand-Hotel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel, St. Jean Cap Ferrat, France
One&Only Le Saint Geran, Post de Flacq, Mauritius
Royal Mansour Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco