WATCH: A bird’s eye view of the best hotel in the UK - and it’s based right here in Birmingham
Take a tour of the stunning hotel which has won 25 awards in the last 18 months
It’s been welcoming visitors from far and wide for five years.
Now Park Regis Hotel, at Five Ways, has been named the Best UK Hotel at the prestigious Meeting & Incentive Travel magazine Awards (M&IT) - in which customers select the winners.
It’s the latest gong in a long line of accolades for Park Regis, which has picked up 25 awards in the last 18 months.
BirminghamWorld went to visit the hotel, which is run by Switch Hospitality Management Group, to find out the secret of its success.
We were greeted with a warm and friendly team who were so pleased to serve us.
As you can see from our video the venue oozes luxury and glistens with style.
What are the M&IT Awards?
The M&IT Awards is widely seen as the most prestigious event of the year for the hotel industry.
The ceremony brings together all sectors of the industry to reward excellence in service, they are completely independent and voted for by customers.
What makes Park Regis so special?
The pride of winning such a prestigious award for the city is also reflected in the service that Park Regis brings to the local community.
The hotel stayed open through lockdown to support key workers and ran a vulnerable family programme, which included providing 15,000 free children’s meals.
The elegant venue combines a contemporary ambience with a boutique feel.
It’s got 253 guest rooms and suits and is home to Shakina Urban Dry Spa, which offers the ultimate beauty indulgence.
There’s also the unique 1656 Outdoor Terrace which has an extensive menu of creative cocktails and serves one of the best Afternoon Teas in Birmingham. The restaurant is highly recommended too.
What has Park Regis said about the Best UK Hotel Award?
John Angus, Managing Director of Switch Hospitality Management Group said: "This is a
fantastic achievement for Park Regis Birmingham.
“To win Best UK Hotel is true recognition for our amazing team. Not only is Switch Hospitality Management the number one place to work in Birmingham, Park Regis Birmingham is now the number one hotel in the UK.
“I would like to congratulate all of the finalists, The Celtic Manor, Chewton Glen, The Belfry Hotel & Resort, Cliveden House, Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire and Hope Street Hotel Liverpool and also thank our wonderful team and of course our fantastic clients.”
A final word from the Park Regis team....
Paul Callow who has worked at the hotel since it opened in 2016 said: “Every guest I’ve come across, they’ve really bigged up the hotel. They enjoy coming back here, which is such a positive for us.
“I’m so delighted that we’ve won this award. And I hope that there’s many more awards to come.”
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