After a record-breaking year of local and national awards success, Battlesteads Hotel & Restaurant is celebrating once again after being named Sustainable Hotel of the Year at the Hotel Cateys.
The prestigious hotel industry award was presented to Battlesteads on Friday 25 November at a ceremony attended by more than 750 leading industry figures held at London’s Park Plaza Westminster Bridge.
The Hotel Catey award is the 11th award to be won by Battlesteads in 2016, making it their most successful year to date.
Known as one of the UK’s top sustainable tourism destinations, Battlesteads has won several awards for its sustainability and eco-friendliness including the AA Hospitality Award for Eco Hotel of the Year, the People.Energy.Action award for eco-friendly travel business and the Good Hotel Guide Editor’s Choice Award for Best Green Hotel.
Battlesteads also won the 2016 Good Hotel Guide Cesar Award for Best Value, was named the Best Pub in the North East at the National Pub & Bar Awards and won five trophies at the North East Tourism Awards: three Gold Awards for Sustainable Tourism, Tourism Pub and the Taste Award; Bronze Award for Hotel of the Year and Highly Commended Award for Dog Friendly Business.
Richard Slade, owner of Battlesteads Hotel and Restaurant, said: “I am delighted that Battlesteads has been named Sustainable Hotel of the Year at this year’s Hotel Cateys; it’s the perfect end to an award-winning year. I would like to thank all the team at the hotel for their hard work which has contributed to our success and I look forward to seeing what 2017 has to hold for Battlesteads.”