Find out the latest news from Splendid Hospitality Group, our hotels and our people.
May 16 2017
Set to open June 2017, ‘The Rise’ is the latest venture from The Grand Hotel & Spa, York, serving modern cuisine across a new ‘small plate’ concept, allowing guests to enjoy a feast of sharing dishes in an immersive and social dining experience.
The 130-cover restaurant will become part of a £15m expansion project for The Grand Hotel & Spa, which will also see the addition of 101 bedrooms when a new accommodation wing opens later this year. When complete, the development will double the number of five-star rooms in York, from 107 to 208, generating an additional £1.7 million of annual visitor expenditure for the local economy.
May 10 2017
Hilton London Bankside, part of the Splendid Hospitality Group, has been named the winner of the 2016 Hilton Hotels & Resorts’ Award of Excellence. Judged across all Hilton properties in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, the Award of Excellence is given to the hotel who performed best overall for staff and customer experience. This achievement recognises the work of the hotel to create the best possible service for the customer as well as an enjoyable working environment for staff through dedicated programmes.
The hotel was also recently voted Gold award winner from hotels.com for receiving exceptional guest ratings and reviews from its guests.
May 09 2017
The Grand Hotel & Spa, York’s only 5-star hotel has been shortlisted for Best Boardroom – Small Meeting Room and Best Welcome Guest Experience at the CHS awards 2017.
May 08 2017
Splendid Hospitality Group (SHG) has appointed Philip Bolson as General Manager for The Grand Hotel & Spa, York’s only 5-star hotel.
Philip steps in at a pivotal time as this much-loved iconic hotel enters the final stages of a major £15 million redevelopment which will include new restaurant concepts and additional bedrooms.
Apr 20 2017
Caroline Jones, a top UK charity fundraiser and blogger, partnered with The Grand Hotel & Spa to host an afternoon tea and charity fashion show during Fashion City York’s ‘Six Days of Style’.
The group enjoys the support of major brands such as IHG, Choice, Accor and Hilton. Recent additions include the Mercure Bristol Brigstow Hotel, The New Ellington, Leeds and the 292 guest room Hilton London Bankside situated in the heart of London's vibrant Bankside.