Hemel Hempstead, Herts (PRWEB) September 6, 2009
Three of the historic hotels in the Warner Leisure Hotels award-winning group have received recognition from the AA, by being awarded four-star ratings and several rosettes for the quality of service, accommodation and the dining experiences they provide.
Holme Lacy House in Herefordshire, a Grade 1 listed mansion, becomes the only AA Four Star hotel in the county. The hotel, which offers its guests a choice of three restaurants, also gained two rosettes for Gary Wheeler's superb cuisine in The Orchard restaurant, which is also open to non-residents.
Thoresby Hall Hotel and Spa in Nottinghamshire, also a Grade 1 listed mansion, gained a rosette for master chef Warren Jones' restaurant, the Blue Room, which is open to non-residents. The hotel also offers guests a wide choice of dining, from The Blue Room to Italian bistro Fenocchi's and the atrium restaurant, The Pierrepont.
Nidd Hall in Yorkshire is a Grade ll listed stately home, situated at the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales. The hotel also offers guests a choice of dining, from the Rawson Restaurant to fine dining in The Terrace, also open to non-residents.
Jim Forward, managing director of Warner Leisure Hotels (http://www.warnerleisurehotels.co.uk/), which has 13 properties throughout the UK, said: "This is a fantastic achievement and a huge accolade for our hotels. While we remain as friendly, relaxing and as welcoming as ever, the new ratings fully endorse our investment and commitment to improving and enhancing the experience of our guests. We are so incredibly proud of the amazing teams we have in all of our properties, who do everything to ensure that our guests have a wonderful Warner's experience at whichever property they choose."
In all three hotels, the exceptional and friendly hospitality and the fabulous gardens were highlighted in the AA reports.
About Warner Leisure Hotels:
Exclusively for adults, Warner Leisure Hotels' enjoys an occupancy rate of 95% in its portfolio of 13 properties across the UK. As well as offering a wide choice and style of accommodation, each with its own personality. Renowned for its weekend breaks (http://www.warnerleisurehotels.co.uk/short-breaks/weekend-break.aspx), hotel breaks (http://www.warnerleisurehotels.co.uk/short-breaks/Hotel-Breaks.aspx) and spa breaks, the hotel chain is also known for its wide range of experiences, offering more than 600 additional activities from hot air balloon trips and antiques with TV's Eric Knowles to a Mini Cooper Treasure Hunt and numerous dance breaks.
The group currently receives around half a million guests annually but is expecting even more this year as many people are choosing UK breaks (http://www.warnerleisurehotels.co.uk/short-breaks/uk-break.aspx) and rediscovering beautiful Britain.
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