The judges of the prestigious WAN Awards 2011 included Grace Santorini in their list of the top 6 luxury boutique hotels in the world. WAN are architectural awards promoted via World Architecture News. The criteria are very strict and the judges are leading personalities from the worlds of architecture and design. The criteria include: innovation, originality, green credentials, quality in construction and various other technical characteristics. The awards’ website says the following about Grace Santorini: ‘The hotel’s Spartan design allows for the surroundings to take centre stage. The building offers a modern take on local, traditional architecture which is characterised by economy of space, radical simplicity and natural lines’.
The impressive al fresco restaurant by the infinity pool, was in the running for various prizes from the moment it opened. The UK and International Restaurant & Bar Design Awards are dedicated to design. Top architects, designers and hospitality operators nominate businesses and the judges, who are also leading professionals, choose the winners based on excellence in design. Grace Santorini’s restaurant was shortlisted in the International Restaurant category, alongside another 15 hotels.
Info: Grace Santorini, Imerovigli, tel: +30 22860 21300
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