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Celtic Manor Resort voted Best UK Hotel 2017 by Meetings & Incentive Travel Awards
Celtic Manor Resort voted Best UK Hotel 2017 by Meetings & Incentive Travel Awards


Meetings & Incentive Travel Awards

Earlier this year, the prestigious Meetings & Incentive Travel Awards in London named the Celtic Manor Resort as the UK’s Best Hotel 2017.


The five-star venue in south east Wales retained the Gold Award and has now been voted the UK’s Best Hotel six times in the last seven years. The resort held off strong competition from five other shortlisted venues including Chewton Glen, Cliveden and The Belfry to retain the coveted accolade.  Contact Celtic Manor Resort.


The following Wales venues join the Celtic Manor Resort in recognition for high quality service and facilities:


AA Hotel of the Year  

The award-winning Angel Hotel, Abergavenny has been presented with 4 Silver Stars by The Automobile Association (AA) as well as receiving an award for AA Hotel of the Year for Wales at the end of 2016.  Contact The Angel Hotel.


Situated in and around Pembrokeshire, The Retreats Group, which includes Twr y Felin Luxury Hotel, Penrhiw Hotel and Roch Castle, have received the following awards for providing top class facilities and service:


Visit Wales Gold Award
Presented to Welsh hotels for the highest standards of quality, comfort and hospitality, Twr y Felin contemporary art hotel, St Davids has been awarded the Visit Wales Gold Award. The award is given to businesses participating in the Visit Wales Hotel and Guest Accommodation schemes. The hotel also holds AA 4 Silver Star status as a hotel of superior quality.

The award completes an incredibly successful year for Twr y Felin Hotel, adding to its’ already extensive list of accolades, including Pembrokeshire Tourism's Best Serviced Accommodation 12+ Rooms 2016 and Two AA Rosettes for Blas Restaurant.  Contact Twr y Felin Hotel.

The Automobile Association (AA)

In 2016 Penrhiw Hotel received a five star gold award in the guest accommodation category for its high quality facilities and services. An ideal venue for your business event, the Hotel provides luxury accommodation, contemporary meeting rooms and sophisticated reception rooms, where you and your colleagues can meet, network and socialise. Contact Penrhiw Hotel.


Trivago 2017

Roch Castle has been voted as the Best 5-star hotel in Wales 2017 by Trivago. Located in Haverfordwest, Roch Castle is a unique property dating back to the 12th century. Ideally located with 360-degree views over St Brides Bay and the Preselli Hills, it’s just a short drive from the smallest city in Wales - St Davids, and close to the busy town of Haverfordwest.


Sympathetically restored, the quality here is unrivalled; it’s fully hypo allergenic throughout. Staying at Roch Castle is an experience and the professional teams are on hand to make the most of your stay. Included in the stay are transfers to the sister property Twr Y Felin with its two AA rosettes award restaurant.  Contact Roch Castle.


In addition to just a few of these award winning hotels, Wales offers unusual and quirky accredited and award winning places to host your business event.

The Big Sleep Awards 2017

Judged by National Geographic as one of the top 3 glamping resorts in the world,Fforest has been named as a runner up in The Big Sleep Awards 2017.


With 3 locations around Pembrokeshire, Fforest has been designed for enjoying the outdoors. With many styles of accommodation available including domes, cabins, lofts and tents, they can accommodate everyone, including large groups and can also cater for corporate events from resources to team building workshops.  Contact Fforest.


The Telegraph

Declared by The Telegraph, as one of Britain’s 10 coolest B&Bs, Gladstone’s Library is a ‘glorious and historic place’ to stay. Offering 26 boutique bedrooms, delegates can take ‘time out’ after attending a day of business meetings, a conference or training day, all of which can be held in one of the Library’s individual function rooms.

Contact Gladstone’s Library.


                                                        Published 6 September 2017

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