External Recognition



Our team members and stakeholders contribute their time and effort towards ensuring that Swissôtel remains and becomes ever-more sustainable. We therefore believe the external recognition of our projects and achievements is an important part of our journey towards sustainability excellence and are proud to share what others say or think about us, both internally and publicly. Below are only a few of the many awards and recognitions given to our hotels across the world.

Property Awards

TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards - 2015

Eight Swissôtel properties have been named winners of the 2015 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards, a prestigious ranking of the world’s top properties based on millions of travel reviews. Among those honoured was Swissôtel Tallinn, which ranked third in the Best Service category. Additionally, Swissôtel Quito and Swissôtel Dresden ranked among the top 10 hotels in the Luxury and Best Service categories respectively.

TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards – 2014

Swissôtel Krasnye Holmy was recognised as both the Top Hotel and the Top Luxury Hotel in Russia. Swissôtel Dresden was rated both the Top Hotel in Germany and the Top Luxury Hotel in Germany. The hotel was also ranked as the second most Romantic Hotel in Germany.

World Luxury Hotel Awards – 2013

Swissôtel Grand Shanghai was honoured as China’s Luxury Business Hotel, Swissôtel The Stamford, Singapore was praised as Singapore’s Luxury Business Hotel and Swissôtel The Bosphorus, Istanbul was named Europe’s Best Luxury Hotel. Swissôtel Nankai Osaka was deemed Japan’s Luxury City Hotel, Swissôtel Tallinn was Estonia’s Luxury City Hotel and Swissôtel Lima was Peru’s Luxury Hotel.

Condé Nast Traveler - Readers’ Choice List – 2013

Four hotels were recognised among the world’s best, including Swissôtel Tallinn, Swissôtel Berlin, Swissôtel Chicago and Swissôtel The Bosphorus, Istanbul.

Hospitality Asia Platinum Awards – 2013

Swissôtel The Stamford, Singapore received praise in numerous categories as “Best in Asia” for Service Excellence, Hotel of the Year, Signature Business Hotel, Most Exquisite Dining Experience – Western Cuisine (Jaan) and Best Housekeeping.

World Travel Awards – 2012 and 2013

Swissôtel properties are consistently noted as best in class. Swissôtel Grand Shanghai was named China’s Leading Business Hotel (2012 and 2013) and Swissôtel The Stamford, Singapore was honoured as Asia’s Leading Luxury City Hotel and Singapore’s Leading Business Hotel (2012 and 2013). Other properties to be singled out by this group include Swissôtel Amsterdam, Swissôtel Tallinn, Swissôtel Lima, Swissôtel Nankai Osaka, Swissôtel Nai Lert Park, Bangkok, Swissôtel Zurich, Swissôtel Krasnye Holmy, Moscow, and Swissôtel The Bosphorus, Istanbul.

Condé Nast Traveler - Gold List – 2012

This prestigious list recognised several Swissôtel properties, including Swissôtel Ankara, Swissôtel Tallinn and Swissôtel Grand Efes, Izmir.

Travel + Leisure China – 2012

Swissôtel Beijing and Swissôtel Kunshan were recognised in the Best Business Hotel category, and Swissôtel Nankai Osaka was chosen as the Top Overseas Hotel in this influential listing.

World Luxury Hotel Awards – 2012

Swissôtel Krasnye Holmy, Moscow was honoured as Russia’s Luxury Hotel & Conference Centre, Swissôtel The Stamford, Singapore was praised as Singapore’s Luxury City Hotel and Swissôtel The Bosphorus, Istanbul was named Turkey’s Luxury Hotel. Swissôtel Bremen was deemed Europe’s Luxury City Hotel.

TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards – 2012

The Certificate of Excellence awards businesses that consistently earn top ratings from TripAdvisor travellers. Swissôtel recipients included Swissôtel Kunshan and Swissôtel Foshan. The Travelers’ Choice Awards placed Swissôtel Lima at #18 among the top 25 luxury hotels in South America.