Historic Hotels of Europe Awards 2016

The Winners of 10 unique categories

The Historic Hotels of Europe (HHE), the leading name in historical and culturally relevant luxury hotels, honoured some of the finest properties in Europe at the 2016 Historic Hotels of Europe Awards hosted in the stunning Chateau de l’Epinay, France on November 16th 2015.

Castles, a convent, elegant country houses and a former tobacco store. These are among the ten luxury hotels that have beaten off competition from 500 competitors to be named the winners in the Historic Hotels of Europe awards.

Guests voted for their favourite hotels in ten wide-ranging categories, encompassing romance, legend, fine dining, spa facilities and more. The Winners were announced at the ceremony by the Chairman of the Historic Hotels of Europe, Barbara Avdis.

1. Best Castle Historic Hotel 2016

AWARD WINNER 2016

Castle Hotel Sonnenburg
in Italy
Member of “Schlosshotels & Herrenhäuser”

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2nd Position

Héderváry Castle
in Hungary

Member of “Hungarian Castle Hotels Association”

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3rd Position

Allegory Hotel
in Greece

Member of “Yades Greek Historic Hotels”

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2. Best Countryside Historic Hotel 2016

AWARD WINNER 2016

Hotel See-Villa
in Austria

Member of “Schlosshotels & Herrenhäuser”

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2nd Position

Villa le Barone
in Italy
Member of “Abitare la Storia”

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3rd Position

Prónay Castle
in Hungary

Member of “Hungarian Castle Hotel Association”

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3. Best Customer Care Historic Hotel 2016

AWARD WINNER 2016

Chesa Salis
in Switzerland

Member of “Swiss Historic Hotels”

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2nd Position

Amsterdam American Hotel
in Netherlands

Member of “Hampshire Hotels”

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3rd Position

Hotel Elizabeth
in Slovakia

Member of “Historic Hotels of Slovakia”

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4. Best Historic Hotel Spa Award 2016

AWARD WINNER 2016

Szidonia Manor House
in Hungary

Member of “Hungarian Castle Hotels Association”

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2nd Position

Hotel Marpessa
in Greece

Member of “Yades Greek Historic Hotels”

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3rd Position

Grandhotel Praha
in Slovakia

Member of “Historic Hotels of Slovakia”

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5. Best City Historic Hotel 2016

AWARD WINNER 2016

Hotel Elizabeth
in Slovakia

Member of “Historic Hotels of Slovakia”

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2nd Position

Hotel Marpessa
in Greece

Member of “Yades Greek Historic Hotels”

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3rd Position

Hotel Lysebu
in Norway

Member of “De Historiske”

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6. Best Historic Hotel New Member Award 2016

AWARD WINNER 2016

Hotel Marpessa
in Greece

Member of “Yades Greek Historic Hotels”

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2nd Position

Clare Island Lighthouse
in Ireland

Member of “Ireland\’s Blue Book”

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3rd Position

Hotel Edward 1er
in France

Member of “Symboles de France”

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7. Best Historic Hotel with “A Story to Tell” 2016

AWARD WINNER 2016

Aigialos Hotel Santorini
in Greece

Member of “Yades Greek Historic Hotels”

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2nd Position

Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron
in Austria

Member of “Schlosshotels & Herrenhäuser”

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3rd Position

Landgoed Oldruitenborgh
in Netherlands

Member of “Hampshire Hotels”

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8. Best Adventure and Activities Historic Hotel 2016

AWARD WINNER 2016

Knutholmen
in Norway

Member of “De Historiske”

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2nd Position

Hotel Waldhaus Sils
in Switzerland

Member of “Swiss Historic Hotels”

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3rd Position

Lake Vyrnwy
in Wales

Member of “Welsh Rarebits”

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9. Historic Hotel Best Restaurant 2016

AWARD WINNER 2016

Marlfield House
in Ireland

Member of “Ireland\’s Blue Book”

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2nd Position

Lysebu Hotel
in Norway

Member of “De Historiske”

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3rd Position

Hotel See-Villa
in Austria

Member of “Schlosshotels & Herrenhäuser”

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10. Most Romantic Historic Hotel 2016

AWARD WINNER 2016

Vadstena Klosterhotel
in Sweden

Member of “Countryside Hotels Sweden”

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2nd Position

Villa Galini
in Greece

Member of “Yades Greek Historic Hotels”

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3rd Position

As Janelas Verdes
in Portugal

Member of “Hoteis Heritage Lisboa”

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