Real estate industry`s “Golden Palm” award to hotel

March 20, 2007 at 10:22 am | Posted in award, Europe, hotels, news, UK | Leave a comment

Real estate industry`s professionals in MIPIM (the world`s property market in Cannes, France) have anounced best building and renovation projects in 2006 in 5 categories. In category “Hotel and Tourism Resorts” the winner is Malmaison Oxford/Oxford Castle (UK). 

Oxford Castle was built in 11th Century and was used as prison for some time. Idea of this project was to save existing building and build new extension with traditional materials, the same materials used for the old castle. Besides, Malmaison Oxford is first prison in UK that is transformed into a hotel.

Malmaison Oxford offers 8 restaurants and bars, caffee, art galery, gym and 94 rooms cells. And they have nice offer for dogs too. It is voted a hot new hotel by Conde Nast. There are more Malmaisons in other UK cities.

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