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Padre Hotel Wins Design Awards Poll

In Lodging Hospitality's first ever online poll to determine the readers' choice for favorite Design Awards winner, the tiny Padre Hotel in Bakersfield, CA took top honors.

The 112-room boutique hotel designed by Graham Downes Architecture earned 1,539 votes and edged the Ritz-Carlton Hotel & Residences and the JW Marriott at LA Live with 40.3% of the vote. The LA Live project from Gensler and Barry Design Associates was at 35% with 1,339 votes.

In total, 3,819 votes were cast since the poll debuted on April 19 and the complete results are listed below. Keep an eye out for a follow-up story on the Padre Hotel in the coming weeks. Read about all five Design Award winners here, and follow the links to see photo galleries of each.

1. Padre Hotel / Bakersfield, CA 40.3% (1,539 votes)

2. Ritz-Carlton Hotel & Residences and the JW Marriott at LA Live 35.06% (1,339 votes)

3. Fairmont Pittsburgh 16.63% (635 votes)

4. InterContinental New York Times Square 5.76% (220 votes)

5. Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas 2.25% (86 votes)

Total Votes: 3,819

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