Hand Picked Hotels has awarded Chilston Park Hotel in Kent as its Hotel of the Year, in recognition of its impressive performance in 2014.
The Grade I listed 17th century manor house in Lenham, Kent, which has 4 Red Stars, was chosen from the Hand Picked portfolio of 21 hotels.
Julia Hands, chairman and chief executive of Hand Picked Hotels, paid tribute to the team effort at the hotel, led by General Manager Gareth Davies. She said: “The guest feedback was consistently good, with guests commenting on the warmth and professionalism of the team in all areas of the hotel. The employee survey results were some of the highest in the company and the hotel has a high level of staff retention. The hotel exceeded its sale and profit targets for the year and Gareth and his team have ensured that the hotel and its interiors have been looked after exceptionally well.”
Chilston Park Hotel is a classic country house hotel set in 22 acres of parkland, with four AA Red Stars, a two AA rosette restaurant and stylish interiors.