Boutique Hotel Awards 2012 finalists announced

FOLLOWING hundreds of recommendations, nominations and applications in 2012, the fierce competition that is the Boutique Hotel Awards has been reduced to just 29 finalists.

They represent the very best hotels from around the world in seven carefully-selected and evaluated categories, fighting it out for, among others, the title of Best Overall Hotel 2012.

From Scotland, Edinburgh’s Tigerlily receives a nomination.

We are delighted to announce this year’s finalists, each of which have delivered unique excellence in their own categories:

Best Beach Boutique Hotel in the World

Hansar Samui                                      (Koh Samui, Thailand)

Layana Resort                                      (Koh Lanta, Thailand)

Unguja Lodge                                      (Zanzibar, Tanzania)

Zazen Boutique Resort & Spa             (Koh Samui, Thailand)

Best Classic Boutique Hotel in the World

Hotel Les Ottomans                            (Istanbul, Turkey)

Hotel Quadrifolio                                (Cartagena, Colombia)

Palazzo Magnani Feroni                      (Florence, Italy)

Poseidonion Grand Hotel                    (Spetses, Greece)

Best City Boutique Hotel in the World

Hansar Bangkok                                   (Bangkok, Thailand)

Lydmar Hotel                                      (Stockholm, Sweden)

The Arch                                             (London, UK)

The Toren                                            (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Tigerlily                                               (Edinburgh, Scotland)

Best Design Boutique Hotel in the World

Casa Colombo                                                 (Colombo, Sri Lanka)

Charming House IQs                           (Venice, Italy)

Lanson Place                                        (Hong Kong, China)

Sanctum Soho                                      (London, UK)

Best Dining Boutique Hotel in the World

Dukes Hotel                                        (London, UK)

Hansar Bangkok                                   (Bangkok, Thailand)

The Samling Hotel                               (Windermere, UK)

Xara Palace                                          (Mdina, Malta)

Best Honeymoon Boutique Hotel in the World

Borgo Santo Pietro                              (Tuscany, Italy)

Jamahal Private Resort & Spa                          (Bali, Indonesia)

The Pavilions Phuket                           (Phuket, Thailand)

Taveuni Palms Resort                          (Taveuni, Fiji)

Best New Boutique Hotel in the World

The Ampersand                                   (London, UK)

Entre Cielos                                         (Mendoza, Argentina)

La Suite West                                       (London, UK)

Mia Resort                                           (Nha Trang, Vietnam)

The runners-up and winners will be announced at a glittering evening held at the Hempel Hotel in Knightsbridge, London.

To apply for one of the limited number of award ceremony tickets or for more information regarding the awards please contact:

Joshua Phillips

Marketing Director

+44 207 151 1688

Contact: Renata Parolari Fernandes
Phone: 08451248548