Affiliations and Accolades
Pride of Britain
Great hospitality is the key to Pride of Britain’s longstanding reputation for excellence in hotel-keeping. The consortium is a not for profit organisation that belongs to its member hotels, a collection of never more than 50 independent, mostly family-owned, luxury hotels in some of the most beautiful locations around the British Isles – Hartwell House being one of them.
Each has its own distinctive style and character but all of them, including Hartwell, are run by people with a passion for great hospitality, verging on the obsessional.Read More
Good Hotel Guide
The Good Hotel Guide is the leading independent guide to hotels in Great Britain and Ireland. It is written for the reader seeking impartial advice on finding a good place to stay. Hotels cannot buy their entry as they do in most rival guides. No money changes hands, and the editors and inspectors do not accept free hospitality on their anonymous visits to hotels.
Please click here to read their review on Bodysgallen Hall.Read More
Welsh Rarebits is Wales' leading collection of places to stay - all very different, very individual, from traditional country houses to cutting-edge boutique boltholes, luxury spas to historic inns. Rarebits are mainly small- to medium-sized and offer high levels of care and service. Membership to the Rarebits collection is by invitation only.
Representation company for service focused, luxury hotels and travel related services. Today Rebecca Recommends is one of the leading luxury travel representation companies in the United States.Read More
Historic Hotels of Europe
Historic Hotels of Europe represents a unique collection of castles, palaces, villas, monasteries, convents and other ancient treasures all set in captivating destinations across the continent.
There are more than 400 hotel members, dotted across 11 countries, and each hotel provides exceptional standards of hospitality and service, fine dining and modern luxury.Find out more
AA Rating: Awarded 4 Red Stars and 3 Rosettes, AA Notable Wine List Award 2017/18
4 Red Stars: The AA's supreme accolade for hotels, regardless of size or type of operation. A hotel awarded red stars has been selected by the AA as one of the best hotels in the British Isles, offering excellent levels of quality throughout, outstanding levels of hospitality and service.
3 Rosettes: Outstanding restaurants that achieve standards that demand recognition well beyond their local area. The cooking is underpinned by the selection and sympathetic treatment of the highest quality ingredients. Timing, seasoning and the judgment of flavour combinations will be consistently excellent. These virtues tend to be supported by other elements, such as intuitive service and a well-chosen wine list. Around 10% of the restaurants/hotels within the AA Restaurant Guide have three Rosettes and above.