BEST APART HOTEL
Apart hotel is distinguished by two main advantages: easy booking and convenient living! The visitors, who have to spend a long time away from home, choose the hotel functionality and home convenience. Good service and ability to ensure comfort and convenience for the guests are extremely important. Flats do not participate.
BEST CITY HOTEL 3*, 4*, 5*
Hotels located in the city are evaluated in this category. Pedestrian accessibility to public transport is assumed, the presence of a developed social and household infrastructure. Convenient access and transport links, location near the main transport arteries. Availability of conditions for business trips and long-term stays.
THE BEST SANATORIUM-HOTEL
The nomination is suitable for a hotel for which the health of guests is the main mission of existence. It is not only equipped with modern medical equipment, but is also ready to provide its guests with a wide range of preventive and medical services performed by highly qualified medical personnel.
THE BEST PREVENTIVE MEDICINE HOTEL
The nomination is suitable for a hotel that focuses on improving the health of guests, their mental, emotional and physical health. In particular, the hotel offers individual wellness, spa services or group retreats. The object can focus both on one area of "medicine" and provide a wide range of different methods. The hotel staff is highly qualified and has confirmed certificates.
THE BEST PR AND MARKETING CAMPAIGN
This nomination evaluates PR or marketing campaigns of hotels conducted in 2023: ideas, creativity, implementation.
BEST PETS FRIENDLY HOTEL
This nomination evaluates hotels that adhere to the concept of "it is possible with animals", which rent rooms to guests with pets. The availability of conditions, separate meals, places of accommodation and walking of pets, the quality and frequency of cleaning, as well as the safety and comfort of other guests staying at the hotel at this time are evaluated. It is also necessary to inform about veterinary clinics and excursions where you can go with animals.
BEST LUXURY HOTEL
Luxury requires no description. When a sophisticated client feels being privileged every moment, when a true connoisseur sees a reflection of his perfect taste in the surrounding interior, service and high comfort - that is all about a luxury hotel.
BEST COUNTRY HOTEL
People living in a megapolis want to feel a touch of nature: to breathe in fresh forest air and enjoy other advantages of being outside of a bustling city. Replacement of grey buildings by natural landscapes is a real recreation for many clients, the more beautiful views a hotel offers, the more guests appreciate time spent there. What uniqueness does your hotel have?
BEST HOTEL BREAKFAST
This nomination evaluates the quality and variety of dishes, as well as the level of guest service during breakfast in the "Swedish line" and a la carte format. In this nomination, a visit to the hotel by a secret guest is mandatory.
BEST HOTEL RESTAURANT
A hotel restaurant is a place for travellers and gourmets. It is a welcome addition to the hotel complex and a reasonable investment for a hotelier. Feed zone is like a business card: bringing visitors to the restaurant is half the job in attracting potential guests to the hotel. This category is for those who do not limit their opportunities in hospitality: who can meet the needs of a client in high-standard living and at the same time to pamper guests with exquisite dishes.
BEST MICE HOTEL
Business meeting, international conference, the meeting of regional managers, family dinner or a banquet for 500 people, closed romantic evening with friends or elegant wedding, a press conference or a world forum ... In this hotel you can organize any type of event, and its members or guests can enjoy not only flawless organization, but also exceptional service during their stay.
BEST SPA HOTEL
There is a story about Peter I, who tasted pure mineral water from a jug while travelling in Europe. “Spasibo” (that means “thank you” in English), said politely the monarch. The source of water became known as "Spasibo" that eventually transformed into "SPA." Certainly, it is only a beautiful legend, and yet, any spa hotel has something that distinguishes it from the others ... a unique set of relaxing procedures for body and soul. We try to take into account all aspects of spa recreation and we are ready to choose hotels which match these criteria.
OPENING OF THE YEAR
Hotels that started their activities on May 3, 2022 are evaluated in this category. The submitted facility must operate for at least 90 days before submitting an application for participation (until May 3, 2023).
BEST SPORT HOTEL
In this category, hotels with a developed infrastructure for sports events, sports, golf, as well as for downhill skiing are evaluated. A mandatory characteristic is the availability of modern sports equipment for outdoor activities.
BEST MINI HOTEL
This nomination assesses small hotels from 8 to 25 rooms. A mini-hotel offers its guests democratic prices as well as comfortable rooms and a range of additional services.
This nomination assesses hostels, that in spite of the economical accommodation services offer all the basic amenities . There is a family atmosphere in the hostel, so the kitchen takes a special place - a place where guests can meet and speak with each other . Like any other place of living hostel offers a variety of services such as : breakfast, shuttle service , booking of air tickets or seats in restaurants, etc.
BEST FAMILY HOTEL
В данной номинации оцениваются отели, инфраструктура которых ориентирована на комфортный отдых как для взрослых, так и детей. В семейном отеле должны быть предусмотрены магазины для мам и малышей, круглосуточный медицинский центр, представлено детское меню в ресторане, оборудованы бытовые комнаты для стирки, глажки и сушки белья, создана детская комната с анимацией, а так же тренажерный зал и SPA.
BEST DESIGN HOTEL
Multifaceted artistic aspects of our dynamical life have became an inherent part of a modern culture. Design Hotel is a perfect evidence of it. Nowadays, Design Hotel style as a way of organizing a hotel is often a duet with a business hotel. Business minimalism contrasts favorably with the creative atmosphere, highlighting its benefits. Frequently there is a gallery in such hotels that makes the guest's stay more interesting, spiritually rich and creates a unique impression. In our country, there are not so many hotels that have such characteristics, and, nevertheless, we are ready to choose the best representative of the group!
BEST WEDDING HOTEL
This nomination assesses hotels that provide wedding services. There are event managers, assambly or banquet hall, honeymoon suites. Special wedding packages and promotion of the hotel as a wedding organizer are expected. A portfolio of successful wedding events is important.
BEST GENERAL MANAGER
In the nomination are evaluated hotel managers working in the position of hotel director or hotel manager in an operating accomodatopn facility of any type: a hotel, an apartment hotel, a resort hotel, and others.
THE BEST CHEF
In this nomination, chefs of restaurants at classified hotels of any type (hotels, apartment hotels, resorts, etc.) who have been working in this position for at least 3 years are evaluated. Personal achievements in professional activity are evaluated. In this nomination, a visit to the hotel by a secret guest is mandatory.
BEST RESORT HOTEL
A resort hotel includes good infrastructure for active and passive recreation and favorable weather conditions. Resort means always a complex! A pool and often a part of a coastline, several restaurants and bars on the territory, certainly a wide range of sports facilities combined in a closed-type destination, focused on a long-term stay. And soon we will find out to which extend our nominees have succeeded!
BEST HISTORICAL HOTEL
In this category hotels located in buildings-monuments of architecture, in historical buildings-hotels, buildings with a history associated with a famous personality are evaluated. The hotel has a history or legend confirmed by archival data.
The construction of the building in which the historic hotel is located was completed at least 75 years ago.