Past Winners

Congratulations to all winners of the AHA|SA Hotel Awards for Excellence.

See below list of winners from recent years.


2022

Draught Beer Quality – Malt Shovel Taphouse Adelaide
Family Dining – Belair Hotel
Bistro Casual Dining: Country – Dalrymple Hotel, Stansbury & Sevenhill Hotel
Bistro Casual Dining: Inner Metropolitan – Cremorne Hotel
Bistro Casual Dining: Outer Metropolitan – Stirling Hotel, Judges Commendation Feathers Hotel
Restaurant General Division: Country – Watervale Hotel
Restaurant General Division: Metropolitan – 2KW Bar & Restaurant
Restaurant Accommodation Division – Sofitel Adelaide
Bar Presentation & Experience: Country – Loxton Hotel
Bar Presentation & Experience: Metropolitan – Peninsula Hotel, Judges Commendation Paloma Bar & Pantry
Mid-Range Hotel Accommodation – ibis Adelaide
Apartment/Suite Accommodation – The Palms Apartments
Boutique/Superior Hotel Accommodation – Crafers Hotel
Deluxe Hotel Accommodation – Eos by SkyCity
Meeting & Events Venue: Specialist/Accommodation Division – Adelaide Oval
Meeting & Events Venue: General Division – Marion Hotel
Outdoor or Non-Enclosed Facility: Country – Watervale Hotel
Outdoor or Non-Enclosed Facility: Metropolitan – 2KW Bar & Restaurant & Eos by SkyCity 
Retail Liquor Outlet – Stirling Hotel & Marion Hotel
Sporting Entertainment Venue – Warradale Hotel, Judges Commendations The District – SkyCity
Live Music Venue – Governor Hindmarsh Hotel
Entertainment Venue – Arkaba Hotel
Gaming Venue: Country – Bushman’s Arms Hotel, Judges Commendations Loxton Hotel
Gaming Venue: Metropolitan – Woodville Hotel, Judges Commendations Rezz Hotel
TAB Licensed Venue – Marryatville Hotel
Marketing & Promotion – Mayfair Hotel & Maylands Hotel
Environmental & Energy Efficiency Practice – Eos by SkyCity
Tourism & Regional Promotion – Watervale Hotel
Community Service & Support – Highway Hotel
Redeveloped Hotel: Country – Loxton Hotel
Redeveloped Hotel: Metropolitan – Rezz Hotel
Chef of the Year – Anna Kittel, Uraidla Hotel
Hotel Industry Rising Star – Meg Anderson, Eos by SkyCity & Zara Burnside, Beach Hotel Seaford
Best Overall Hotel: Accommodation Division – Eos by SkyCity
Best Overall Hotel: Country – Loxton Hotel
Best Overall Hotel: Metropolitan – Stirling Hotel

2021

Draught Beer Quality – Malt Shovel Taphouse
Recognition of Adaption & Innovation – Crown Inn Kingston, Gumeracha Hotel & The Playford Joint Winners
Mid-Range Hotel Accommodation – Atura Adelaide Airport
Boutique/Superior Hotel Accommodation – Hotel Indigo Adelaide Markets
Deluxe Hotel Accommodation – Eos by SkyCity
Bistro Casual Dining Country – Dalrymple Hotel, Stansbury, Judges Commendation Stockwell Hotel
Bistro Casual Dining Inner Metropolitan – Maylands Hotel, Judges Commendation Lion Hotel
Bistro Casual Dining Outer Metropolitan – Stirling Hotel, Judges Commendation Peninsula Hotel
Restaurant Accommodation Division – Oval Hotel Five Regions Restaurant
Restaurant General Division Metropolitan – 2KW
Restaurant General Division Country – Watervale Hotel
Bar Presentation & Experience – Country McLaren Vale Hotel
Bar Presentation & Experience Metropolitan – Mayfair Hotel, Hennessy Bar, Judges Commendation Mr Jones & The Gully Public House & Garden
Outdoor or Non-Enclosed Facility – 2KW
Sporting Entertainment Venue – Warradale Hotel
Community Service & Support – Berri Hotel
Marketing & Promotion General Division – Peninsula Hotel
Tourism & Regional Promotion – Port Lincoln Hotel
Environmental & Energy Efficiency Practice -Watervale Hotel, Judges Commendation Uraidla Hotel
Gaming Venue Country – Tanunda Hotel
Gaming Venue Metropolitan – Marion Hotel, Judges Commendation The Grove
TAB Licensed Venue – Morphett Arms Hotel
Meeting & Events Venue Accommodation Division – Mount Lofty House
Meeting & Events Venue General Division – Marion Hotel, Judges Commendation Lion Hotel
Retail Outlet – Arkaba Hotel & East End Cellars, Joint Winners
Redeveloped Hotel Country – Bridgeport Hotel, Judges Commendation Stockwell Hotel
Redeveloped Hotel Metropolitan – Uraidla Hotel, Judges Commendation Peninsula Hotel
Staff Development & Training – RD Jones Group, Judges Commendation Bridgeport Hotel
Chef of the Year – Anthony Giardina, Arkaba Hotel
Employee Excellence in Service Accommodation Division – Chris Speck, Mount Lofty House
Employee Excellence in Service General Division – Heath Johansen, Uraidla Hotel
Hotel Industry Rising Star – Holley Smith, Port Lincoln Hotel
Best Overall Hotel – Bridgeport Hotel & Marion Hotel, Joint Winners

2020

Draught Beer Quality Country – Vine Inn Barossa
Draught Beer Quality Metropolitan – The Barker
Mid-Range Hotel Accommodation – Atura Adelaide Airport
Boutique/Superior Hotel Accommodation – Crafers Hotel, Judges Commendation Stirling Hotel
Deluxe Hotel Accommodation – Mount Lofty House
Bistro Casual Dining Country – Sevenhill Hotel, Judges Commendation Dalrymple Hotel
Bistro Casual Dining Inner Metropolitan – East End Cellars, Judges Commendation Strathmore Hotel
Bistro Casual Dining Outer Metropolitan – Crafers Hotel, Judges Commendation Sailmaster Tavern & Stirling Hotel
Restaurant Accommodation Division – Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant, Mount Lofty House, Judges Commendation Commodore on the Park
Restaurant General Division Metropolitan – 2KW
Restaurant General Division Country – Watervale Hotel
Bar Presentation & Experience Country – Macs Hotel, MountGambier
Bar Presentation & Experience Metropolitan – Sailmaster Tavern, Judges Commendation Marion Hotel
Outdoor or Non-Enclosed Facility – Marion Hotel, Judges Commendation Republic Norwood & Sailmaster Tavern
Live Music Hall of Fame – Fahey Hotel Group, Hurley Hotel Group, RD Jones Group & The Gov/Tonkin Family
Sporting Entertainment Venue – Warradale Hotel, Judges Commendation Arkaba Hotel
Community Service & Support – Vine Inn Barossa & Duke of Brunswick Hotel Joint Winners
Marketing & Promotion General Division – Moseley Bar & Kitchen
Tourism & Regional Promotion – Watervale Hotel
Environmental & Energy Efficiency Practice – Watervale Hotel
Gaming Venue Country – Big River Golf and Country Club
Gaming Venue Metropolitan – Marion Hotel
TAB Licensed Venue – Marryatville Hotel
Meeting & Events Venue Specialist & Accommodation Venues – National Wine Centre
Meeting & Events Venue General Division – The Highway
Retail Outlet Attached – Stirling Hotel
Retail Outlet Stand Alone – East End Cellars
Small Venue – Paloma Bar & Pantry
Redeveloped Hotel Country – Big River Golf and Country Club
Redeveloped Hotel Metropolitan – Marion Hotel, Judges Commendation Sailmaster Tavern & Strathmore Hotel
Chef of the Year – Kevin Martel, ThePlayford
Employee Excellence in Service Accommodation Division – Jane Heywood, Sage Hotel
Employee Excellence in Service General Division – Jessica Bellwood, Marion Hotel
Hotel Industry Rising Star – Ben Rogers, National Wine Centre
Best Overall Hotel – Marion Hotel

2019

Best Draught Beer Quality Award Metropolitan The Barker
Best Draught Beer Quality Award Country Vine Inn Barossa
Mid-Range Accommodation Atura Adelaide Airport, Judges Commendation Ibis Adelaide
Superior Hotel Accommodation Stirling Hotel
Deluxe Hotel Accommodation Mount Lofty House
Bistro Casual Dining Country Sevenhill Hotel, Judges Commendation Greenock Creek Tavern
Bistro Casual Dining Inner Metropolitan The Tasting Room – Easter End Cellars, Judges Commendation Earl of Leicester Hotel
Bistro Casual Dining Outer Metropolitan Crafers Hotel, Judges Commendation Torrens Arms Hotel
Restaurant Accommodation Division Mount Lofty House – Hardy’s Verandah Restaurant
Restaurant General Division Electra House Hotel
Healthy Menu Options for Kids Brompton Hotel
Bar Presentation & Experience Country Mount Gambier Hotel
Bar Presentation & Experience Metropolitan Crafers Hotel & Exchange Hotel, Gawler – Joint Winners
Outdoor or Non-Enclosed Facility Feathers Hotel
Live Music Venue Metropolitan Governor Hindmarsh Hotel, Judges Commendation Hotel Metropolitan
Live Music Venue Country Pretoria Hotel, Mannum
Entertainment Venue Arkaba Hotel
Sporting Entertainment Venue Warradale Hotel
Community Service & Support Vine Inn Barossa
Marketing & Promotion – General Division Ramsgate Hotel, Judges Commendation Duke of Brunswick
Tourism & Regional Promotion Innamincka Hotel
Environmental Practice & Energy Efficiency Uraidla Hotel
Gaming Venue Country Park Hotel, Mount Gambier
Gaming Venue Metropolitan Mawson Lakes Hotel
TAB Licensed Venue Marryatville Hotel
Meetings & Events Venue Specialist & Accommodation Division Adelaide Oval Functions & Events
Meeting & Events Venue General Division Lion Hotel, North Adelaide
Retail Outlet East End Cellars & The Tasting Room & The Pickled Duck, Modbury – Joint Winners
Small Venue Clever Little Tailor
Redeveloped Hotel Metropolitan Sparkke at the Whitmore & V Hotel, Virginia – Joint Winners
Staff Development & Training South Eastern Hotel, Mount Gambier
Hotel Industry Rising Star Award Jessica Rugless, Beach Hotel Seaford
Best Overall Hotel Crafers Hotel