Cedar Court Grand Hotel & Spa on Station Rise, has just won the prestigious World Luxury Hotel Awards for Best Luxury Hotel Spa in the UK, beating The Dorchester Spa into second place.
The World Luxury Spa Awards mark the culmination of a year-long search for the very best spas and spa brands in the world. They recognise unsurpassed excellence, honouring spas around the world that have raised the bar and achieved the very highest standards in what is a highly competitive industry. The winners and finalists were nominated online by thousands of spa guests worldwide. Official voting closed on 7 May, with thousands voting for their favourite spas and spa brands.
Set within the The Grand’s atmospheric vaults, Spa at The Grand offers a range of therapeutic face and body care treatments, and guests also have access to the gym, sauna, swimming pool, steam room and relaxation rooms.
Maria Florou, General Manager of Cedar Court Grand Hotel & Spa, said: “This is a remarkable achievement considering the calibre of competition we were up against, and we’re extremely grateful to the people that voted for us.
“The win is a reflection not only of the quality of The Spa at The Grand and its staff, but also of all the hard work that the wider Grand team here put into delivering a five-star experience that is on a par with some of the world’s most celebrated hotels.”
Marinique de Wet, Executive Manager, World Luxury Spa Awards said: “The World Luxury Spa Awards is the highest accolade a spa can ever hope to receive. For participants, the World Luxury Spa Awards challenge service excellence and highlight the importance of constant improvement.
The Spa at The Address Dubai Marina won the Global award. A complete list of the winners and finalists can be found here.
Cedar Court Grand Hotel & Spa, York has also has been nominated in the much-coveted Good Spa Awards 2012, which is voted for by readers and will include both national and regional awards. The Good Spa Awards website goes live here and will be open for voting from 11 June 2012. The closing date for votes will be 25th July.
Cedar Court Grand Hotel & Spa, York is Yorkshire’s only – and York’s first ever – five star hotel. It has 107 bedrooms, including 13 suites and a lavish penthouse. Many of the rooms have views of the historic City Walls and, as a Grade II listed building, many of the original features remain in place. It was awarded five stars by the AA in November 2011 – and two AA Rosettes for its food – and recently came 11th in TripAdvisor’s list of the Top 25 Luxury UK Hotels.
Cedar Court Hotels is Yorkshire’s largest independent hotel collection. In addition to The Grand, it has four star hotels in Wakefield, Leeds/Bradford, Harrogate and Huddersfield/Halifax.