Winner: Mandarin Oriental Tokyo
Japanese culture shines at thethanks to a recent refurbishment that sees bespoke textiles created by traditional artisans throughout, showcasing the country’s crafts in a clean, contemporary manner.
‘Designer Reiko Sudo incorporates nature into every aspect of this 21st century symbol of modernity – even the lifts are designed to evoke the feeling of climbing a tree. The result is a highly choreographed design masterpiece.’ –Cynthia Rosenfeld, award-winning journalist and part of our panel of travel experts
Rosewood Hong Kong
’s global flagship has it all: prime Victoria Dockside location with panoramic views of Hong Kong’s skyline, interiors by Tony Chi and an art collection to die for.
Six Senses Duxton (Closed)
Set in a heritage building Six Senses’ first-ever city hotel was restored under British interior designer Anouska Hempel keen eye in an opulent celebration of local history and culture.
The Landmark Mandarin Oriental
Just as designer Joyce Wang breathed new life into the, the seventh floor has been transformed, with Amber given a brand new look by hospitality designer Adam Tihany.
The Upper House, Hong Kong
It may have opened its doors more than a decade ago, but Andre Fu’s clean, sophisticated design endures and thecontinues to draw a discerning crowd.
Bulgari Hotel Shanghai
Glamour is expected from a high jewellery brand and it’s on display with an understated elegance at the former Chamber of Commerce Shanghai building which houses.
The Warehouse Hotel, Singapore
Industrial chic characterises this restored godown. Steeped in history, theis charmingly appointed with nods to its heritage as well as the most modern comforts.
Strong geometric lines and large glass panels characterise the modern tower block that houses this super-sleekcomplete with glamorous nightlife and on-trend dining.
The Murray, Hong Kong
Transformed by architecture firm Foster + Partners, this 1960sis home to minimal yet modern light-filled rooms and a strong and stylish F&B offering.
PuLi Hotel and Spa, Shanghai
Urban living meets spa serenity in this beautifully appointed haven of athat boasts views over Jing’an Park and the Shanghai skyline as well as sleek, modern design.