In the last few months staff at Lime Wood, a boutique hotel in Lyndhurst in the New Forest have been celebrating winning several prestigious awards.
AA Hotel of the Year for England 2012
Robin Hutson Chairman of the Lime Wood Group, Kenneth Speirs, Managing Director and the dedicated team at Lime Wood were very proud to pick up the AA Hotel of the Year for England 2012 at an award ceremony last night at The Hilton, Park Lane, in front of 1000 of their peers.
Robin Hutson 'This is a big award for the hotel and the recognition for the culmination of 3 years hard work - the team absolutely deserves this, they will be delighted.'
Introduced in 1992, this award is the AA's ultimate accolade for hotels in the UK. It is awarded to the hotel that is recognised as being an outstanding example in their particular market.
Relais & Chateaux Spa Trophy 2013
Lime Wood's Herb House spa is the proud winner of the Relais & Chateaux Spa Trophy 2013, which was announced on Tuesday 6th November at the Relais & Chateaux awards ceremony in Turin.
Kenneth Speirs, Lime Wood's General Manager said, 'Worldwide Relais & Chateaux represents many fabulous spas. To receive this award is recognition not only of the world class facilities we offer but also, and most importantly, the exceptional level of service delivered, plus the dedication and care shown by everyone. Congratulations to the Herb House team and Lime Wood also, for this well-deserved award.'
Relais & Chateaux believes that, in a hurried and stressful era, more and more are discovering the importance of wellness. All of the spas within the portfolio go to great lengths to offer the very best in wellbeing. Spas featured often include the most unusual and exceptional treatments, an exceptional setting and exemplary service. The Spa Trophy pays tribute to the very best in this field with this year's award going to Herb House, rightly recognised by the fellowship as Relais & Chateaux' leading spa.
Telegraph Travel Awards 2012
Lime Wood has also been voted 4th Best Hotel in the UK in the prestigious Telegraph Travel Awards - voted by their readers.