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(CNN) — Wood-fired hot tubs. Clandestine attempt pools. Cape Dutch architecture, South Africa's top restaurants on the doorstep, and a corpuscle buzz pre-programed with numbers for all the bounded wineries.
The Bazaar Auberge Awards recognizes trailblazing, absolute hotels beyond the planet, and assembly from some of the world's best comfortable backdrop aggregate at London's Merchant Taylors' Hall on November 9 for the 2017 awards.
This year's winners accommodate a clandestine island in the Maldives, a Lake Garda wellness spa with bristles saunas and a ashamed ice fountain, and a timber-and-glass alcazar paradise in the Abundant Barrier Reef.
'Different is difficult'
The winners were called from added than 600 nominees in added than 80 countries, with anniversary aspirant nominated by a board of 70 arch biking experts.
The Bazaar Auberge Awards prides itself on the claimed touch. Anniversary acreage is visited by a auberge adjudicator and decisions are based on contiguous bedfellow acquaintance of dining and entertainment, design, facilities, location, agents account and agents affecting impact.
"Different is difficult," he told the room. "It's actual important to be special."
Addressing his adolescent hoteliers, he accepted this "family of creators."
Most agreed that what transforms a abundant auberge into a home from home is ancestors -- whether the claret ties of a family-run business, as abounding of the night's winners are, or the bonds created by a close team.
South Africa's Akademie Street was called the World's Best Bazaar Auberge 2017.
From Akademie Street
"My brother and I accept consistently got on so well," Nicola Campa, co-owner of Venice's Ca Maria Adele with brother Alessio, told CNN Travel.
Their affectionate and artfully corrupt apology of a Venetian palazzo in the Dorsoduro art commune won them the 2017 accolade for Best Inspired Architecture Hotel.
It's safe to say architecture is in their blood. One ancillary of the family, Campa tells CNN Travel, were appliance makers, while the added ancillary were bottle makers on the Venetian island of Murano. Their grandfathering created one of the world's better chandeliers, a six-ton, 22,000-piece anatomy that hangs in Knokke Casino in Belgium.
Louise Cottar, UK-born administrator and allotment holder of Cottar's 1920s Safari Camp, affiliated into the five-generation ancestors business and has lived in Kenya for 30 years.
Cottars was called Best Sustainable Auberge 2017 and, said Cottar, ancestors bonds acquiesce them to agreement and booty risks that wouldn't be accessible in a added accumulated environment.
And, at a time back tourism about the apple has been rocked by both political contest and accustomed disasters, the awards offered an befalling to appear calm and action support.
"The Caribbean's had a asperous brace of months," said Janus Kamradt, alcazar administrator at Over Yonder Cay as he calm the accolade for Best Clandestine Villa.
Jordi Serras from Serras Auberge -- champ of Best City Auberge -- was added direct:
"Barcelona wants you all!"
Here are the 2017 winners in the top categories: