Savoy Entrance



19 February 2016

London Savoy

An iconic hotel, recently refurbished from top to bottom, the Savoy oozes Old World sophistication, and will be the memorable starting point for all contestants before they embark on the inaugural O1 Challenge. Meeting up for light entertainment and a formal dinner, your first night will be spent in one of the best suites this hotel can provide. The Savoy Hotel in Central London, overlooking the Embankment and the River Thames, will be the perfect leisurely introduction for all contestants.

Bobadilla Lobby Exterior


La Bobadilla

20 February 2016 –
22 February 2016


The exclusive boutique hotel Barceló La Bobadilla has for many years been the hotel of choice for statesmen, movie stars and celebrities. This will be your home from home for two nights during the first and fastest (land-based) part of the O1 Challenge; driving F1 cars around the nearby famous Guadix circuit. Long considered one of the most romantic hotels in Europe, contestants will be able to prepare their bodies, and de-stress afterwards, using the 1,500m² pool and the U-Spa, whilst enjoying the hotel’s other world-class services and superb facilities for which it has received global acclaim.

Ruka Peak - O1 Challenge


Ruka Peak

22 February 2016 –
25 February 2016

Ruka Peak Chalet - O1 Challenge

Your three nights at the top of the world will be spent in this high-end Finnish boutique accommodation. Base for both the Lamborghini Ice Rally Challenge and the Siberian Husky Challenge. This hotel is superbly equipped to sustain you while the outside temperature is –20°C. The hotel’s own Sauna World is Ruka Peak’s speciality. Built in a cave, it offers both a traditional smoke sauna underground and an over-ground massaging whirlpool hot tub; the perfect remedy for sore and aching bodies after the challenges.

Setai Hotel - O1 Challenge


The Setai

27 February 2016 –
28 February 2016


Asia is renowned for its excellent hotels together with exceptional standards of services. The Setai in Miami brings the best of 21st Century Asian levels of service back to the country, which invented flawless customer care, the U.S.A. Two nights on South Beach will be insufficient to do the hotel or its surroundings justice, but after the offshore power boating, only the final event will be left. With the end of ‘The O1 Challenge’ in sight, we know that contestants will be anxious to push on towards the finish line.

Mandarin - Las Vegas

Las Vegas

Mandarin Oriental

29 February 2016 –
1 March 2016


The heady rush, glamour and excitement that is Las Vegas combined with the sophistication of one of the best hotels in the United States – a fitting finale to ‘The O1 Challenge’. Fantastic and dynamic views both day and night combined with flawless service, excellent cuisine and facilities including the synonymous Mandarin Bar, make this hotel the ideal residence for contestants facing what is arguably their most exhilarating event.