Luxury country club, spa and hotel, StokePark in Buckinghamshire, has just been awarded ‘Five AA Red Stars’, which is the highest accolade given to hotels by the renowned guide series. Five red stars are awarded for outstanding facilities, service and all-round customer experience.
With this award, StokePark gains the coveted rank of AA Inspector’s Choice, joining just 49 hotels in the UK. Other five red star hotels include: Claridge’s, The Dorchester, The Ritz and Gleneagles. With this prestigious accolade, StokePark joins only five other golf venues in the UK that have five red star hotels.
‘We are absolutely delighted to be recognised by the AA in this way and awarded our 5 Red Stars. It is always our aim at StokePark to exceed guest expectations, with friendly customer service being our highest priority. It has been only three years since we were first rated, and awarded our 5 star status, and a huge credit to our wonderful team at Stoke Park for today achieving the highest award for facilities, service and customer experience a hotel can receive in the UK’, commented Giammario Ragnoli, General Manager.
Only 35 minutes from London, this stunning hotel, set among 300 acres of parkland, lakes and gardens, feels far removed from the bustle of the city, though with facilities metropolitan hotels can only dream of. In addition to the spa and Humphry’s, Stoke Park boasts a 27 hole Championship golf course designed by Harry Colt in 1908 plus all-weather range and super hi-tech indoor swing studio, stunning indoor pool with hydro-seats, 13 indoor and outdoor tennis courts (6 Wimbledon specification grass, 3 indoor and 4 all weather and Play Sight technology), 3 further restaurants, bars and lounges, a state-of-the-art gym, crèche, games room and adventure playground for children.
Stoke Park’s estate is over 1000 years old and its history is peppered with notable figures and momentous occasions. The Mansion was originally designed in 1790 by James Wyatt, George III’s architect, became the UK’s first country club in 1908, it has since become a favourite locale for filming. Firm Bond-fan favourites like Goldfinger and Tomorrow Never Dies were both filmed on location here, as was Layer Cake and the famous ‘mini break’ sequence in Bridget Jones’s Diary.
Stoke Park, Europe’s leading five star Hotel, Spa and Country Club, is set among 300 acres of glorious parkland, lakes, historic gardens and monuments created over the past one thousand years.
Stoke Park is the perfect place to enjoy life in a friendly atmosphere. It provides a unique combination of the traditions of an exclusive members’ club and the best of today’s sporting, leisure, entertaining and hotel facilities, in one of the most convenient locations in Britain: only 35 minutes from London and 7 miles from London Heathrow.
Stoke Park www.stokepark.com