AHEAD

Sleep is delighted to be the official show partner of  AHEAD - four annual, regional awards schemes run over a two year period, culminating in a global biennale. 

Throughout 2017 and 2018 awards ceremonies in Singapore, Miami, Dubai and London will celebrate the most outstanding new hospitality projects in each region.

The awards are entered, judged and attended by leading hotel owners, developers, operators, architects and designers from around the world.

Formerly the European  Hotel Design awards, the 2016 winners were announced at a glittering ceremony at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge on Monday 21 November.

The AHEAD Europe shortlist has been announced

Featuring a secluded Nordic treehouse, the reimagining of Sir Edward Lutyens iconic Midland Bank and an urban beach resort, amongst many other projects representing a selection of the most ambitious, accomplished and innovative hotels from across the continent.

Celebrating the best in hotel design and the guest experience across the following 16 categories;

Bar, Club or Lounge

  • At Six – Stockholm, Sweden
  • Hobo – Stockholm, Sweden
  • Ned’s Club Downstairs at The Ned – London, United Kingdom
  • The American Bar at Gleneagles – Auchterarder, Scotland
  • The Living Room at Huus – Gstaad-Saanen, Switzerland

Event Spaces

  • CitizenM Tower of London – United Kingdom
  • Paris Marriott Charles de Gaulle Airport –  Paris, France
  • Principal Manchester – Manchester, United Kingdom
  • The Curtain – London, United Kingdom
  • The Ned – London, United Kingdom

Guestrooms

  • 25hours Hotel Langstrasse – Zürich, Switzerland
  • At Six – Stockholm, Sweden
  • Huus – Gstaad-Saanen, Switzerland
  • Leman Locke – London, United Kingdom
  • The Ned – London, United Kingdom

Hotel Renovation & Restoration

  • Gran Hotel Montesol Ibiza, Curio Collection by Hilton – Ibiza, Spain
  • Huus – Gstaad-Saanen, Switzerland
  • Kimpton DeWitt Amsterdam – Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Principal Manchester – Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Pulitzer Amsterdam – Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Shortlists (L-R): The American Bar at Gleneagles, Hubertus Pool at Hotel Hubertus, Arctic Tree House Hotel, Estate Suite at The Gleneagles Hotel, Casa Cook Rhodes and Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre.

Landscaping & Outdoor Spaces

  • Casa Cook Rhodes – Rhodes, Greece
  • Ekies All Senses Resort – Vourvourou, Greece
  • K-Collection Hotels, Mykonos, Greece
  • Park Hyatt Mallorca – Mallorca, Spain
  • Pulitzer’s Gardens at Pulitzer Amsterdam – Amsterdam, Netherlands

Lobby & Public Spaces

  • 25hours Hotel Langstrasse – Zürich, Switzerland
  • At Six – Stockholm, Sweden
  • Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre – Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Gleneagles – Auchterarder, Scotland
  • Roomers Baden-Baden – Baden-Baden, Germany

Resort Hotel

  • Arctic Tree House Hotel – Rovaniemi, Finland
  • Casa Cook Rhodes – Rhodes, Greece
  • Domes Noruz Chania, Autograph Collection – Crete, Greece
  • Lanserhof Lans – Lans, Austria
  • São Lourenço do Barrocal – Monsaraz, Portugal

Restaurant

  • Cecconi’s at Soho House Barcelona – Barcelona, Spain
  • Mei Ume at Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square – London, United Kingdom
  • Millie’s Lounge at The Ned – London, United Kingdom
  • The Dining Rooms at Six – Stockholm, Sweden
  • The Refuge by Volta at Principal Manchester – Manchester, United Kingdom

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Shortlists (L-R): Hobo – Stockholm, Sweden, 25hours Hotel Langstrasse – Zürich, Switzerland, Casa Cook Rhodes – Rhodes,, Split Level Suites at Casa Cook Rhodes, Ned's Club Relax at The Ned and Cecconi's at Soho House Barcelona.

Spa & Wellness

  • Hubertus Pool at Hotel Hubertus – Bolzano, Italy
  • Le Spa du Royal at Royal Savoy Hotel & Spa Lausanne – Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Ned’s Club Relax at The Ned – London, United Kingdom
  • The Lanesborough Club & Spa – London, United Kingdom
  • The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square – London, United Kingdom

Suite

  • Ekies All Senses Resort – Vourvourou, Greece
  • Estate Suite at Gleneagles – Auchterarder, Scotland
  • Schlosshotel Fleesensee – Göhren-Lebbin, Germany
  • Split Level Suites at Casa Cook Rhodes – Rhodes, Greece
  • The Lalit London – London, United Kingdom

Urban Hotel – Conversion

  • At Six – Stockholm, Sweden
  • Sir Nikolai – Hamburg, Germany
  • Soho House Barcelona – Barcelona, Spain
  • The Ned – London, United Kingdom
  • Villa Terminus – Bergen, Norway

Urban Hotel – Newbuild

  • Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre – Reykjavik, Iceland
  • CitizenM Tower of London – London, United Kingdom
  • Hotel Tofana – Bolzano, Italy
  • Leman Locke – London, United Kingdom
  • The Curtain – London, United Kingdom

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Shortlists (L-R): Hotel Tofana – Bolzano, Italy, Millie's Lounge at The Ned, Domes Noruz Chania, Autograph Collection – Crete, CitizenM Tower of London and Pulitzer Amsterdam.

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