Best Loved Hotels

Winners of the Best Loved Hotels Awards 2018/19

Award Winners

Best Loved Hotels hosted a black tie Awards ceremony in The Assembly Room of The King's Head Hotel, Cirencester, on Monday 12th November, which was attended by the UK's top hoteliers.

The Best Loved Awards, now in their 4th year, celebrated a whole host of winners, representing the 'Best of the Best' of the company's UK, Irish and international hotel portfolio all independently-owned, across the country's regions, and thirteen specialist categories and attracted over 7,500 nominations from its customers all over the world.

Overall winner, and 'Best Loved Hotel of the Year' (sponsored by SKY) was awarded to Trefeddian Hotel in Aberdovey, securing its crown after becoming one of the Awards' Regional winners, representing Wales. This ever-popular, family hotel, located on a four mile stretch of golden sands on the Cambrian Coast, was particularly praised by guests for its outstanding personal service.

Other regional winners (sponsored by Direct Hotel Marketing) contesting for this top Award and in the short list for this year's 'Best Loved Hotel of the Year' are listed below, plus a new Award this year for 'Best International Hotel':

Petwood House, Lincolnshire - 'East of England' winner
Billesley Manor, Stratford-upon-Avon - 'Heart of England' winner
Eshott Hall, Alnwick, Northumbria - 'The North' winner
Bovey Castle, Devon - 'The West Country' winner
The Arch, London - 'London' winner
The Grand Hotel, Eastbourne - 'The South' winner
Blackaddie House Hotel, Dumfries - 'Scotland' winner
Bushmills Inn Hotel, Bushmills - 'Ireland' winner
Marienlyst Strandhotel, Denmark - 'Best International Hotel'

In addition, the following businesses won a specialist category Award:

Kilcamb Lodge, Strontian - 'The Boutique Award'
(Best Small Hotel, sponsored by PSL)
The Devonshire Arms, Bolton Abbey - 'The Cellar List'
(Best Hotel Wine List, sponsored by Taittinger)
The Milestone Hotel, London - 'The Extra Mile'
(Best Customer Service, sponsored by Hospitality Impact)
Tewkesbury Park Hotel, Cotswolds - 'Online Excellence'
(Best Hotel Website, sponsored by Hotelfone)
The Draycott Hotel, London - 'Easy Being Green'
(Best Eco-Friendly Hotel, sponsored by Fatboys/Gram)
Cotswold Inns and Hotels - 'Reservations Please'
(Best Hotel Group, sponsored by Castlemead Insurance)
Another Place The Lake, Penrith - 'Bring the Kids'
(Best Family Hotel, sponsored by Silverfox, Search)
Careys Manor Hotel and Senspa, Brockenhurst - 'The Pampered Guest'
(Best Spa Hotel, sponsored by Inspire Loyalty)
Washingborough Hall, Lincolnshire - 'Tie the Knot'
(Best Wedding Hotel, sponsored by Wedding Dates)
Alexandra Hotel, Lyme Regis - 'A Room with a View'
(Best Hotel View, sponsored by Agilysys)
Dunalastair Hotel Suites, Pitlochry - 'Style Award'
(Best Hotel Interior, sponsored by I Booked on Line)
Lake Vyrnwy Hotel & Spa, Powys - 'Fido's Favourite'
(Best Pet Friendly Hotel, sponsored by Room to Reward)

Award Winners


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