Gold Key hotel design winners announced

The International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show announced winners of the 31st annual Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design at a breakfast ceremony on Monday. The awards are sponsored by HOTELS and Interior Design magazines.

The 31st annual Gold Key Award winners are:


WOHA (Singapore) for InterContinental Sanya Resort (Hainan, China)

Guest Room

AB Concept (Causeway Bay, Hong Kong) for W Retreat & Spa Bali – Seminyak (Bali, Indonesia)


Wilson Associates (Dallas, TX) for Armani Hotel Dubai (Dubai, UAE)


Rockwell Group (New York, NY) for Chandelier at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV)??CCS ARCHITECTURE (San Francisco, CA) for Twenty Five Lusk (San Francisco, CA)

Restaurants – Casual Dining

One Plus Partnership Limited (North Point, Hong Kong) for Kubrick Bookshop and Café (Beijing, China)

Restaurants – Fine Dining

Elliott + Associates Architects (Oklahoma City, OK) for Café 501 (Oklahoma City, OK)


WOHA (Singapore) for InterContinental Sanya Resort (Hainan, China)


Alex and Carrie Vik (New York, NY) for Playa Vik José Ignacio (Jose Ignacio, Uruguay)

Best Hotel Design

Urban?Wilson Associates (Dallas, TX) for Armani Hotel Dubai (Dubai, UAE)

Best Hotel Design

Resort?WOHA (Singapore) for InterContinental Sanya Resort (Hainan, China)

Countries and territories represented among the 150 submissions were Australia, Bahamas, Canada, China, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Namibia, Netherlands, Puerto Rico, Rwanda, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, United Kingdom, Uruguay, and the United States.

Judges for the 2011 Gold Key Awards were Carl D’Aquino, D’Aquino Monaco; Stephanie Goto, STEPHANIEGOTO; and Gerard Greene, Yotel. Finalists were selected based on aesthetic appeal, practicality and functionality of design.