Best Western Castle Green Hotel Acknowledged in North West Tourism Awards
on: November 13, 2009, 11:23 am
The Best Western Castle Green Hotel near Kendal, in Cumbria
was highly commended in the most prestigious awards for hotels in the
The hotel was runner up in the large hotel of the year category in the North West
Tourism Awards which were held in Blackpool.
The only independent hotel in the shortlist, the Best Western Castle Green Hotel, one of a number of hotels in Kendal, was up against stiff competition
from across the region. The Lowry in Manchester won the award, which was the only
hotel in the category with a five star rating.
After winning the large hotel of the year category in the Cumbrian Tourism Awards in
May 2009, the Best Western Castle Green was automatically short-listed for the
awards covering the whole region, including the hotels in Manchester, Merseyside and Lancashire
The highly commended status means that the hotel passed a mystery shopper visit with
flying colours. The hotel also had to show excellence in the areas of - customer
care, investment in training and staff development, accessibility and innovative
Tim Wade, Best Western said; "We are delighted that the Best Western Castle Green
Hotel has received such a prestigious accolade at the North West Tourism Awards. As
an independent hotel group we are always striving to not only maintain but exceed
our internationally renowned high standards of quality and service. So, it is
fantastic to see how well this hotel has done to achieve such excellent recognition.
We hope that next year the hotel will have a repeat success and maybe secure the top
The 2009 Northwest Tourism Awards were held at Blackpool Tower on September 28. The
event was hosted by BBC presenter Ranvir Singh and organised by the Northwest
Regional Development Agency.
About Best Western Great Britain
Best Western Great Britain is part of Best Western International, the world's
largest hotel chain. Best Western currently has more than 280 individual hotels in
the UK, including hotels in Blackpool, Chester and Darlington. Each
one is independently owned and managed, while being committed to the company's
common standards of quality, service and value.
Best Western Hotels GB
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