35th Annual Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design (SOLD OUT)

Gold Key Logo Now in its 35th year, HX: The Hotel Experience's Gold Key award, recognizes the most influential and innovative design work in every sector of the hospitality industry. Sponsored by Boutique Design

The 2015 Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design winners are:

Best Eco Conscious or Socially Conscious Hotel
*Fox Browne Creative, Johannesburg, Michaelis Boyd Associates, London, and Nicholas Plewman Architects, Johannesburg, for the Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge, Okovango Delta, Botswana

Best Lobby Midscale/Budget/Focused Service
*EoA Inc., Coral Gables, Fla., for the Amara Cay Resort, Islamorada, Fla.

Best Lobby Upscale
*CCD / Cheng Chung Design (HK) Ltd., Hong Kong, for The Westin Chongqing Liberation Square, China

Best Lobby Luxury
*Meyer Davis Studio, New York, for the 1 Hotel South Beach, Miami Beach, Fla.

Best Guest Room Midscale/Budget/Focused Service
*+tongtong, Toronto, for the Drake Devonshire Inn, Wellington, Ont., Canada

Best Guest Room Upscale
*NICOLEHOLLIS, San Francisco, for The Palladian Hotel, a Kimpton Hotel, Seattle

Best Guest Room Luxury
*HBA/Hirsch Bedner Associates, Singapore, for the NUO Hotel Beijing

Best Suite
*Wimberly Interiors, New York, for the Bentley Suite at The St. Regis Istanbul
*Studio GAIA, New York, for the W Bogota, Colombia

Best Nightclub/Lounge
*Studio Munge, Toronto, for Prohibition at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Best New Hotel Brand or Soft Brand Concept
*1 Hotels, New York