Hand Picked Hotels is delighted to announce a flurry of nominations in The Good Spa Guide Awards 2016. Six spas from across the collection of country house hotels have been shortlisted across five of the eight categories in the prestigious competition.

Since the awards were first started in 2010, the Good Spa Guide has seen rising standards and a huge growth of popularity in the spa industry. Finalists are chosen by specially appointed Good Spa Spies who review over 100 spas every year whilst winners are chosen by the public. The vote will close at midnight on the 31st October 2016 with winners announced on 15th November 2016.

The celebrated spas, which have been selected amongst the best in the country as finalists in the awards, include the below: 

  • Norton House Hotel & Spa in Edinburgh, shortlisted for ‘Best Spa for a Day’ 
  • Fawsley Hall Hotel & Spa in Northamptonshire, shortlisted for ‘Best Spa for Groups’ 
  • L’Horizon Beach Hotel & Spa in Jersey, shortlisted for ‘Best Spa Hotel for Families’ 
  • St Pierre Park Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort in Guernsey, shortlisted for ‘Best Spa for Outside Space’ 
  • Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa in Cheshire, shortlisted for ‘Best Spa for a Stay’ 
  • Grand Jersey in Jersey, shortlisted for ‘Best Spa for a Stay’ 

 

Lesley Bacon, Group Health Club & Spa manager at Hand Picked Hotels, said: “We are extremely proud to have more than half of our spa hotels listed as finalists in the nationally recognised Good Spa Guide Awards. It is a great achievement to not only have a large number of our spas selected as finalists but also to be included across such a broad range of categories. The awards are of great importance as they are voted for by anonymous guests, so it is fantastic to know we are consistently providing a high standard of service to all of our guests.” 

Hand Picked Hotels is the leading collection of architecturally splendid country house and resort hotels. There are ten hotels within the collection with spas offering the latest therapies and treatments to promote wellbeing and relaxation. To find out more please visit www.handpickedhotels.co.uk.  

To vote in the Good Spa Guide Awards 2016 please visit https://goodspaguide.co.uk/awards/2016-awards 

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For more media information, contact Marion Hardman or Rebecca Warden-Brown on 0203  697 4358 at handpickedhotels@fourcommunications.com

About Hand Picked Hotels

Hand Picked Hotels, created by former lawyer turned hotelier Julia Hands, is the leading collection of architecturally splendid country house and resort hotels - built for pleasure and continuing a centuries-old tradition of offering guests an indulgent yet attainable country house visit, with a contemporary twist. The award-winning hotels are renowned for exquisite food, fine wines and bespoke service by Hand Picked people in stylish, relaxing surroundings, a total of 17 classically British hotels in rural settings across the British Isles and 3 island retreats, with locations ranging from the New Forest and Jersey to the Cotswolds and Edinburgh. Hand Picked Hotels has won an impressive number of awards, with 18 hotels awarded two AA rosette status. Eleven hotels have achieved red star status or Inspectors’ Choice awards which means they stand out as the very best in the British Isles and four hotels have been awarded AA Silver Stars awarded for their superior level of quality and high standards. There are ten hotels with spas offering the latest therapies and treatments to promote wellbeing and relaxation. Hand Picked Hotels was AA Hotel Group of the Year 2012-2013.