VisitEngland & AA 5 Star Guest Accommodation
Underleigh House has achieved a 5 star rating by both nationwide quality assessment schemes. This indicates the highest standards of quality and service within the Guest Accommodation category.
Guest Accommodation properties are generally smaller than Hotels with more of a family home feel and approach, and a less structured service.
Gold Award accolades are given by VisitEngland quality assessors to places that ‘go the extra mile’ to make your stay a special one, and provide exceptional quality in all areas, particularly in service and hospitality.
AA Gold Star Award – given to guest accommodation establishments reaching the top 10% within their star rating for overall quality.
VisitEngland’s new Breakfast Award recognises Hotels and B&Bs that offer their guests a high quality and good choice of breakfast plus service and hospitality that exceeds what would be expected at their star rating.
AA Breakfast Award, signified by the egg cup, is awarded for a breakfast that exceeds the quality requirements of the establishment’s star rating.
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The Good Hotel Guide is totally independent and receives no payments or advertising from the establishments it features. Selected hotels and B & Bs are recommended by its readers, backed up where necessary by an anonymous professional inspection. Underleigh House has been included for a number of years.
Alastair Sawday’s Special Places to Stay : British Bed and Breakfasts features Underleigh House in their latest guide and website. Read what Alastair Sawday writes about Underleigh House here.
We are delighted to be part of The Outdoor Guide. The Outdoor Guide (TOG) is a resource for people, in particular families who love the outdoors. TOG is a curated site that aims to pull together all sorts of information for walks all around the UK. From outdoor related gear and gadgets, to hotels and campsites, not forgetting the latest news from our outdoor based partners.
Enjoy England Excellence Awards celebrate the best of England’s tourism businesses and aim to recognise organisations or individuals who have had an exceptional impact on English tourism. The awards are known throughout the industry as the ‘Oscars’ of tourism. From regional success, Underleigh House progressed to the national finals in 2010 and became a proud ‘Silver’ winner in the Enjoy England Awards for Excellence (Bed and Breakfast/Guest Accommodation category). Underleigh House was the Gold winner at regional level in East Midlands Tourism’s Enjoy England Awards for Excellence in 2009. This was the second time that Underleigh House had won this coveted award – the first being in 2006.
Finalist in the ‘Friendliest Landlady of the Year‘ category of the AA’s 2009 Bed and Breakfast awards. Underleigh House was one of only 20 properties nominated for this award by the AA’s panel of inspectors. Finalists are acknowledged for their dedication and commitment and for maintaining all-round excellence, unfailing standards and outstanding service.
Welcome to Excellence recognises completion of a customer service training programme and a commitment to delivering the highest standards of customer service.
Derbyshire Food and Drink Awards are held to celebrate locally produced top quality food and drink and reward the county’s finest producers and businesses. Underleigh House won the Best Breakfast award in 2004.
The Peak District Environmental Quality Mark (EQM) is an award for businesses that have good environmental practices and contribute to the conservation of the Peak District National Park. Underleigh House has the EQM award for Accommodation.
– Efficient use of energy & water resources
– Minimisation of waste by reducing, reusing & recycling
– Use of environmentally friendly products
– Purchasing from/supporting Peak District Farms who manage part of their land for conservation
– Telling our customers about our environmental efforts
Walkers Welcome gives walkers the confidence that they are booking quality accommodation that meets their particular needs. Underleigh has been approved by VisitBritain in meeting the criteria of the Walkers Welcome Scheme and is committed to catering for the needs of walkers.
Cyclists Welcome gives cyclists the confidence that they are booking quality accommodation that meets their particular needs. Underleigh has been approved by VisitBritain in meeting the criteria of the Cyclists Welcome Scheme and is committed to catering for the needs of cyclists.