Hotel is Rīga's building of the year

The Grand Poet Hotel, owned by Semarah Hotels, has been named the recipient of Rīga's annual architecture award.

The hotel beat 21 competitors to be named the best building of the year following an extensive renovation project. The design work inside and out was commended by the export jury for "an excellent example of the rebirth of four historic buildings in a new form."

You can see an overview of the finalists in the video below (in Latvian). The winner is featured around 13:0 into the clip.


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