Awards for North Star Hotel

AA 3 Star Hotel

Star ratings, from one to five, show the standard of quality for hotels, guest accommodation and self catering.

Additional information on this classification scheme is available here.

VisitEngland 3 Star Hotel

All the national assessing bodies (VisitEngland*, VisitScotland, Visit Wales and the AA) now assess hotels and guest accommodation (including B&Bs) to the same criteria and award one to five stars. The star ratings reflect the overall quality of the experience. When choosing your accommodation look for the Quality Rose, the official marque of the Enjoy England national tourist board rating scheme.

Additional information on this classification scheme is available here.

VisitEngland Accredited Hotel

Visit England Taste Accolade

The taste scheme recognises businesses which offer the warmest of welcomes and excellent customer service, alongside high quality food and drink. It is suitable for all types of food business, from fine dining to fast food. Whether you’re a pub, café, tearoom or takeaway, a Taste Accolade could be awarded. The scheme is open to any business offering food, including catering within other businesses, such as a cafe in a hotel or visitor attraction. The scheme assesses against statutory requirements, the physical dining experience, staff and food and drink.

Additional information on this classification scheme is available here.

VisitEngland Breakfast Award

The VisitEngland Breakfast Award recognises those hotels and B&Bs that offer their guests a quality and choice of breakfast, service and hospitality that exceeds what would be expected at their star rating.

Additional information on this classification scheme is available here.

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

The Certificate of Excellence is awarded to qualifying accommodations, attractions and restaurants listed on TripAdvisor that maintain a high overall user rating and a high volume of recent and quality reviews.

Additional information on this classification scheme is available here.