Preston hotels praised in awards

ACCLAIMED: The Legacy International Hotel
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Two Preston hotels have achieved top 10 status in’s annual Simply the Guest awards.

The Legacy Preston International​ in Marsh Lane and the Ashwood Hotel in Fishergate Hill have both featured in the national survey based on customer reviews.

The Legacy was rated ninth overall in the business category, and the Ashwood seventh in the family friendly section.

There was full praise for the 75-bedroom Legacy and the family-run Ashwood, which has 25 rooms.

The Aston Hotel in Sheffield was voted Best Business Hotel. Best Family Friendly Hotel was Skene House, Aberdeen.

Hotel booking specialist identified the 10 best hotels in various categories for 2014 using the site’s vast database of genuine reviews.

The winning hotels are chosen based on their genuine guest review scores.

As has over 15,000 hotels, making the Top 10 of one of these categories is something to be extremely proud of. It is the second year the awards have been run.

Lynda Matthews, head of marketing at LateRooms, said: “We know that all of our customers are each looking for something a bit different, and we’ve scoured our guest reviews to find just that.

“We were delighted with the success of last year’s Simply The Guest Awards and we hope that this year’s winners will continue to inspire some amazing short breaks for 2014 as well as showcasing our top rated hotels.”

The reviews that were used to identify the award winners score hotels on their service, cleanliness, location and general guest experience. guests are only given the opportunity to review a property once their stay is complete, ensuring reviews are genuine.