PR & Awards


Careys Manor

  • 4 AA star Hotel
  • 2 AA Rosette Manor Restaurant
  • Gold by the Green Business Tourism Scheme for Excellence in Environmental Practice
  • The Wedding Industry Awards ~ Regional Finalist for ‘Best Venue’
  • The Golden Keys 2013 ~ Regional Concierge of the Year
  • 2013 Conference Venue & Suppliers Awards ~ Shortlisted for ‘Best Venue Customer Service (under 300 delegates)’ & ‘Best Hotel Conference Venue’
  • The Independent ~ ‘Top 50 UK Business Hotel’
  • New Forest Brilliance in Business Awards ~ Sustainable Business Award & Award for training and development ~ Finalist
  • Beautiful South Awards ~ Business Tourism Awards ~ ‘Highly Commended’
  • Beautiful South Awards ~ Outstanding Customer Service ~ Head Concierge
  • The Visit England Awards 2013 ~ Shortlisted for the ‘Business Tourism Award’
  • A finalist for Sustainable Tourism by Tourism South East

Press Comments

"Careys Manor ticks all the boxes for a romantic getaway. Luxurious surroundings, good food, within easy reach of London and a good spa. What’s not to love? "
  Sainsburys Magazine 2013

"The Food in the Manor Restaurant was amongst the best we have enjoyed in many months"
  AskMen UK0


SenSpa

  • Professional Beauty Awards ¬ Therapist of the year 2014
  • European Health & Spa Awards ¬ Winner of 'Best UK Hotel Spa 2013' and Winner of 'Best UK Signature Treatment 2013'.
  • Good Spa Guide Awards Winners 'Best Spa in the South East' 2012 & 2013
  • World Luxury Spa Awards 'Best Luxury Spa Resort' Finalist 2013
  • Natural Health Spa Awards - Best Day Spa 2011
  • Professional Beauty Awards Finalist 2010 & 2011
  • BABTAC/CIBTAC Awards - Best Spa Therapist 2010
  • Good Spa Guide Awards Winners ‘Most Marvellous Massage' 2010
  • Winner Best Body Therapist 2009
  • Best Destination/Hotel Spa 2008 Finalist
  • Best Body Therapist 2008 Finalist
  • Best Employer 2008 Finalist
  • Residential Spa of the Year 2008 & 2009 Finalist
  • Therapist of the Year 2009 Finalist
  • Employer of the Year 2008 & 2009 Finalist

Press Comments

"Spa quality, luxury and indulgence in your bathroom. Our favourite from the SenSpa Natural Body Therapy Range has to be the nourishing body wash"
  Natural Health Magazine 2012

"One of The Independent's 50 best spas. 'Located in the gorgeous New Forest this 'green' spa is making great steps in ensuring it has minimal impact on its surroundings… it generates its electricity from wind farms and offers 10 per cent off for guests who travel to the spa car-free."
  The Independent, January 2011


The Imperial

  • 4 Stars
  • 1 AA rosette
  • AA Wales Hotel of the Year 2010-2011
  • Visit Wales Gold Award 2011, 2012 & 2013

Press Comments

"Somehow the Imperial has managed to stay classy without having the character refurbished out of it, which is no mean feat. That means lashings of ornate plasterwork, chandeliers and fleur-de-lys designs all over carpets and walls in public areas, while rooms are tastefully modern and in the case of ours, vastly proportioned and with a sea view. It’s the kind of hotel which begs you to sit having afternoon tea, gazing out across the waves."
  Manchester Evening News

"The executive rooms are an impressive size ..the period sash windows provide breathtaking, uninterrupted views across the pebble beach and out to sea.
It would have been easy for the Imperial to fall into the trap that many seaside hotels do, simply catering for their older, longer standing guests, thereby isolating their future customers. It is not the case here . It seems, then, with a bit of effort, a hotel can be all things to all people. As well as being a comfy base, the Imperial is ideally situated for exploring the area."

  Yorkshire Evening Post

"The four-star hotel certainly lives up to its name and proved an ideal base to explore North Wales. The hotel has 98 bedrooms and ours had wonderful views out to sea – we were even provided with a telescope!"
  Sunday Sun (Newcastle)


The Montagu Arms

  • 4 AA star Hotel
  • 1 Michelin Star for The Terrace Restaurant
  • 2 AA Rosettes for The Terrace Restaurant
  • 1 AA Rosette for Monty's Inn
  • Gold - The Beautiful South Awards for Excellence 2013
  • Certificate of Excellence - Trip Advisor 2013 & 2014
  • ‘Top City & Country Hotel Tea Award 2013’- The Tea Guild
  • Sustainable Food Category Winner - The Considerate Hoteliers Awards 2013
  • Finalist - Footprint Awards 2013
  • Chef of the Year Finalist - Hampshire Life Food Awards.

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Across the group we have won numerous awards for facilities, guest experience, our commitment to excellence in environmental practices and as an employer who cares. Our awards also include ‘The AA Wales Hotel of Year 2010-2011’