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Press Release - January 2014

 

Edinburgh’s Chester Residence tops ‘Luxury’ and ‘Small Hotel’ categories
in the 2014 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards

 

The Chester Residence in Edinburgh’s leafy West End has been crowned the Top Luxury Hotel in the UK and Europe, as well as topping the UK Small Hotels category in TripAdvisor’s coveted 2014 Travellers’ Choice® awards.

The accolade comes hot on the heels of 2013’s success, which saw the luxury townhouse apartments win the ‘UK Small Hotel’ category of TripAdvisor’s awards.

The Chester Residence also placed third in the world in the luxury hotel category.

General Manager Mark Lambson said: “Being recognised by our guests for a second year running and to win in two categories is a fantastic achievement for the whole Chester Residence team.

“Visitors to Edinburgh have a lot of choice and it’s great to see guests returning time and again.

“What sets us apart is our commitment to delivering unparalleled, personal service, making our guests feel at home in our beautiful and comfortable apartments.”

“We’re excited to recognise the world’s best properties, based on the opinions of those who know them best – the millions of travellers around the globe who come to TripAdvisor to share their experiences,” said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor.

experiences,” said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. “For those seeking inspiration for their 2014 travel planning, this list of spectacular accommodation that received 2014 Travellers’ Choice awards is a perfect place to start.”

For a look at The Chester Residence’s reviews, click here.

Travellers’ Choice award winners were determined based on the reviews and opinions of millions of TripAdvisor travellers around the globe. To see all 2014 Travellers’ Choice winners, go to www.tripadvisor.co.uk/TravellersChoice.

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Notes to Editors:

Graham and Gillian Wood took over the running of The Chester Residence (five apartments on Chester Street) in 2006 and opened their flagship property (14 apartments on Rothesay Place) in August 2009. The Chester Residence now encompasses 23 luxury apartments.

The Chester Residence Awards:

  • TripAdvisor’s ‘Top Luxury Hotel in Europe and the UK’ (third in the world) and ‘Top Small Hotel in the UK’ in the Travellers’ Choice Awards, 2014
  • TripAdvisor’s ‘Top Small Hotel in the UK’ in the Travellers’ Choice Awards, 2013
  • Seven individual accolades in the Scottish Hotel Awards 2013
  • Hotel of the Year at the Scottish Hotel Awards 2012
  • Accommodation of the Year and Serviced Apartments of the Year at the Scottish Hotel Awards 2011
  • Manager to Watch 2011
  • 5 Star Hotel of the Year at the Scottish Hotel Awards 2010
  • Graham Wood and his brother Nic Wood (owner of The Rutland in Edinburgh) were jointly awarded Entrepreneur of the Year at the Scottish Hotel Awards 2010

For further information visit: www.chester-residence.com

About TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site*, enabling travellers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers advice from travellers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, with more than 260 million unique monthly visitors**, and more than 125 million reviews and opinions covering more than 3.1 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions. The sites operate in 34 countries worldwide, including China under daodao.com. TripAdvisor also includes TripAdvisor for Business, a dedicated division that provides the tourism industry access to millions of monthly TripAdvisor visitors.

*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, June 2013

**Source: Google Analytics, worldwide data, July 2013

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