Source = Crown Perth Crown Resorts has taken out the top honours at the 2013 International Hotel Awards for the Asia Pacific region with both Crown Towers Melbourne and Crown Metropol Perth celebrated as the country’s best. At a gala awards ceremony held last night at Kuala Lumpur’s Shangri- La Hotel, the luxurious Crown Towers was recipient of the prestigious ‘Australia’s Best Hotel’ award, cementing a reputation for outstanding accommodation offerings in Melbourne, while Crown Metropol Perth was named ‘Best Hotel Renovation for Australia’. The awards further Crown Resorts international acclaim as the hotels of choice for sophisticated travellers and are a testament to the group’s upstanding service and stylish accommodation offerings in both Melbourne and Perth.General Manager of Crown Towers, Melbourne Andrew Cairns accepted both awards on behalf of Crown Resorts, stating “This international recognition is a great step moving forward for Crown Resorts.” He continued, “We will continue to thrive and show our commitment to offering our guests the best ccommodation and truly memorable hotel experiences.”The International Hotel Awards are held annually to recognise the leaders in the hotel industry and hospitality across the globe. Divided into six regions, Africa, UK, Asia Pacific, Arabia, Americas and Europe, hundreds of properties submit their applications for the chance to receive international acclaim. It is an honour that both Crown Towers Melbourne and Crown Metropol Perth have been acknowledged as the region’s top properties in the competitive and prestigious awards.It is no surprise that Crown Towers has been recognised as the ‘Best Hotel in Australia’ with its continued dedication to luxury accommodation and five star facilities. Complete with private villas and luxurious suites, Crown Towers features superior craftsmanship, contrasting textures and a refreshing and inviting colour palette with an art-deco design throughout. The renowned Crystal Club exemplifies the Crown Towers experience with exceptional service, decadent food and beverage offerings and an extensive outdoor terrace where guests can take in the stunning views of Melbourne’s CBD. In late 2012, Crown Towers’ Crown Spa was unveiled following a $10 million refurbishment, complete with an Aqua Retreat, 17 lavish treatment rooms, two exclusive couples’ suites and a dedicated hair and beauty salon.Situated on the banks of the Swan River overlooking Perth city, Crown Metropol Perth offers modern and stylish accommodation for the discerning traveller. Each spacious guest room features natural light, high-tech entertainment facilities, plush furnishings and large living areas. Guests have access to the resort-style pool area, 24-hour casino and a theatre all within the hotel. Complete with ISIKA Spa’s deluxe spa treatment rooms, steam rooms, a hair and beauty salon, and fully equipped fitness centre, Crown Metropol Perth is unlike any accommodation offering currently in Western Australia. Crown Resorts are planning their expansion within the Western Australian capital city, with Crown Towers scheduled to open in 2016.