Red Carnation Hotels clocks up 29 nods at TripAdvisor awards


The Red Carnation Hotel Collection has started 2016 with a bang, picking up 29 awards in the TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Awards, across the categories of Top Hotels, Small Hotels, Luxury and Best Service.

The shining stars in the collection included the five-star Hotel 41 in London which was ranked number one amongst the Top 25 Luxury Hotels in the UK and number four in the Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Europe.

Meanwhile The Oyster Box in Durban was awarded the top spot for the Top 25 Hotels in South Africa and number four in Africa.

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The Milestone Hotel in London ranked number two amongst the Top 25 Hotels in the UK and number four for Luxury.

The recently renovated Ashford Castle took out the second spot for the Top 25 Hotels in Ireland.

Red Carnation’s service offering was recognised with eight hotels ranked in the Best Service category and nine hotels in the Luxury category.

The hotels across the collection that were recognised were: Hotel 41, The Milestone, The Montague on the Gardens, The Chesterfield Mayfair and The Egerton House Hotel in London, Old Government House Hotel in Guernsey, Ashford Castle in Ireland, The Oyster Box and The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa in South Africa and Hotel d’Angleterre in Switzerland.

For the 14th year of the awards, TripAdvisor has highlighted the world’s top properties based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in one year from travellers around the globe.

Jonathan Raggett, managing director of the Red Carnation Hotel Collection said: “We are thrilled that we have yet again collected so many awards across the Red Carnation Hotels collection at this year’s TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice awards. Winning year after year, together with the high rankings our hotels enjoy, has had a very positive impact on our business, helping us stand out from the competition in each of the locations we operate in. We are firm believers in the transparency of online guest reviews, which challenges us every day to deliver exceptional service and incredible guest experiences.”

The Red Carnation Hotel Collection is an award-winning collection of five and four star family-run boutique hotels in London, Dorset, Guernsey, Geneva, Ireland and South Africa.