Asbury Ocean Club, Asbury Park, USA

Resort Hotel

A surprise urban winner in the Resort category, where it competed with beachfront and rural properties, Asbury Ocean Club in New Jersey emerged as the winner of a strong shortlist. Praising the “courageous execution” of designer Anda Andrei, judges highlighted the property’s role in revitalising the surrounding community, and praised it for “bringing new thinking to the category.”

Winners