Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel & Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel Awarded VenueVerdict Gold Standard Accreditations.
Jupiter Hotels has announced that two of their properties, the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel and the Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel have been awarded a Gold Standard VenueVerdict Accreditation by BVA BDRC.
BVA BDRC’s VenueVerdict provides the only venue accreditation programme determined entirely by the voice of the customer and based on the meeting experience. In this case 365 competing venues and hotels were appraised in 2018 with decisions based on over 15,000 individual feedbacks. Venues that consistently provide an excellent customer experience are awarded the VenueVerdict Gold Standard.
Sharon Laycock, General Manager for the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, said of the achievement: “As one of the biggest and most central meeting and events spaces in Manchester, this is a vital part of our business and one which we pride ourselves on, so this is a real testament to our dedicated and hard working on-site Meetings Team who go above and beyond for every booking.”
The 4* Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel is one of the most central hotels in Manchester, with unrivalled cityscape and panoramic views of Piccadilly Gardens and the Manchester skyline. The hotel boasts 280 contemporary bedrooms, the stylish Level 3 Lounge & Restaurant and a Feel Good Health Club. The hotel offers unrivalled meeting, conference and events spaces, with the famous International Suite accommodating up to 800 delegates and up to 650 wedding guests, making it one of the leading Manchester wedding reception venues. The nine other fully serviced function rooms are equipped to host Manchester’s key events, small gatherings and private dining.
Gavin Jones, General Manager for the Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel, commented: “The whole team is absolutely thrilled to have been awarded the highest accolade, the Gold Standard for our MICE services. This is particularly meaningful to us as it is entirely based on customer experience which is the most important feedback of all.”
The 4* Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel is located in the stunning Cotswolds, and provides a stylish mix of traditional and contemporary design to create a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. The Georgian country house is one of the most beautiful hotels in the Gloucester area set in 12 acres of its own parkland, allowing guests to enjoy the stunning scenery. The hotel offers spacious and stylish interiors, free parking for 150 cars and events spaces accommodating up to 200 guests. The meeting rooms within the hotel provide complimentary high-speed wifi, audio visual equipment and capacity for 180 delegates as well as a range of catering options.
Shane Harris, CEO of Jupiter Hotels added: “We are delighted that two of our properties have achieved the highest Gold Standard Accreditation from VenueVerdict. As a group we strive to give every customer a great experience at exceptional value, particularly so for our meetings, events and weddings guests. This recognition and positive customer feedback reflects our continued commitment to investing in our hotels and elevating the hospitality industry in the mid-scale market.”