The Grand, York, wins large!
The Grand, York are delighted to announce it has won ‘Large Hotel of the Year’ at this year’s Visit York Tourism Awards. The prestigious Visit York Tourism Awards ceremony returned on Thursday 3rd March 2022 with the best of York’s businesses going head-to-head to win one of 15 trophies. The event shines a spotlight on excellence in York’s tourism sector and rewards outstanding service, innovation, quality and resilience.
The Grand, York, is located in one of the historic city's most iconic buildings, offering guests a unique approach to inclusive luxury. A destination for memorable experiences and unforgettable service, The Grand delivers fine Yorkshire hospitality, from locally sourced food and beverage to bespoke experiential packages, including its highly popular Dark Skies experience, which launched last year, offering guests the opportunity for an unforgettable stargazing experience in partnership with the North York Moors.
The award-winning hotel features 207 rooms alongside a relaxing spa, state-of-the-art cookery school, world-class event facilities and exclusive food and beverage outlets including The Rise Restaurant Terrace & Bar for all-day dining, The 1906 Bar and Hudsons for intimate dining. With multi-functional rooms, The Grand is also one of the top wedding venues in the north for both intimate and grand affairs.
Sarah Loftus, Managing Director at Make It York, commented: "All of the finalists and winners of this year's Visit York Tourism Awards have a lot to be proud of. After an incredibly challenging couple of years for our tourism industry, they've demonstrated perseverance, resilience and creativity. We're so pleased to be able to celebrate their achievements this evening and offer a huge congratulations to all of our winners."
This accolade is also not the first to grace the luxury hotel, having won multiple awards over the last few years including 'Best Afternoon Tea' in 2022 Condé Nast Johansens Award for Excellence; Large Hotel of The Year, Business Events Venue of The Year, and International Tourism Award from Visit York in 2020; and Splendid Hotel of the Year in 2019. It was also named Best Luxury Hotel in England in Late Rooms' 'Simply the Guest' awards and made Expedia's 2013 Insiders' Select List, a global ranking of the world's best hotels based on more than one million guest reviews.