Oetker Collection, the brand behind masterpiece hotels around the world was designated 'Best hotel group in Europe' and Château Saint-Martin & Spa, one of its founding hotels as 'Best hotel exterior terrace in Europe' by Prix Villégiature 2016.
The Prix Villégiature rewards best hotels in Europe, Africa and Asia, since 2003, with a jury of France’s 22 most influential journalists and Paris-based correspondents of international media. The award is considered as a quality reference in France.
Château Saint-Martin & Spa is located in Vence, in the heart of the French Riviera. The property is set on 34 acres of picturesque natural beauty, and the surrounding countryside offers a range of recreational activities including unforgettable walks through the hills.
The romantic hideaway offers gourmet cuisine, a spa with Sisley treatments and magnificent views of the Mediterranean coast to complete the experience.
Frank Marrenbach, CEO Oetker Collection thanked this team, 'I am very proud of our teams across the Collection who do not spare any effort to satisfy our guests every day and this award is dedicated to each one of them.'
Oetker Collection embodies the finest of traditional European hospitality. Each property is one of a kind, unified by a desire to deliver the best of life. Throughout Oetker Collection guests discover a 'passion for living', an appreciation for culture, gastronomy and the pleasures of nature, which is why generations of guests return year after year to these 'Masterpiece Hotels'.
The Oetker Collection embraces nine luxury hotels: L’Apogée Courchevel – a luxury chalet with a warm and family atmosphere offering a unique skiing experience at the top of Courchevel 1850 in the French Alps. Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa – an iconic grand hotel, amidst a sprawling private park in Baden-Baden, Germany.
The historic Villa Stéphanie, offers Europe’s most refined and innovative spa experience. Le Bristol Paris – an authentic vibrant French palace completely refurbished, the ultimate reference for Parisian art-de-vivre, ideally located on the prestigious rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. Palácio Tangará – with an exceptional location in the heart of a tropical park, Palácio Tangará São Paulo will open its doors in the second quarter 2017.
Château Saint-Martin & Spa – a romantic hideaway nestled in the heart of the French Riviera, boasting breathtaking views over the Mediterranean coastline. Eden Rock – St Barths – a luxurious retreat in St Barths built on a rocky promontory, surrounded by white sandy beaches, and turquoise sea, French art-de-vivre in the heart of the Caribbean. Fregate Island Private – a jewel of conservation featuring lush forest, wild fauna, and overlooking the crystal waters of the Seychelles.
Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc – a legendary luxury hotel at the centre of a scenic private park, where old-world glamour meets modern luxury at the tip of the Cap d’Antibes. The Lanesborough – elegant British service in a vibrant and elegant London residence.
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