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The Top 100 Hotelier’s Hotels – by The Caterer and Sky

25th Jul 2016

The inaugural Hotelier’s Hotels Top 100 list was unveiled last week by The Caterer and sponsor Sky, and we at the Luxury Restaurant Guide were thrilled to see so many of our recommended club properties recognised and awarded.

Compiled by the UK’s leading hoteliers and verified by some of the nation’s pre-eminent hotel experts, including hotel journalist Fiona Duncan, Giovanna Grossi and fellow AA hotel inspectors, senior editors from teh caterer – the list was revealed last week at a glittering reception a London’s Ham Yard hotel which was itself ranked number 15.

Special awards were also given as follows:

Countryside Hotel of the Year:

  1. Chewton Glen
  2. Lucknam Park
  3. Lime Wood

Spa Hotel of the Year:

  1. Chewton Glen
  2. Pennyhill Park
  3. Lucknam Park

City Centre Hotel of the Year:

  1. The Goring
  2. Claridge’s
  3. The Dorchester

Food Hotel of the Year:

  1. Belmond le Manor aux Quat’Saisons
  2. Gidleigh Park
  3. Pennyhill Park

Our special congratulations to Chewton Glen, named as the best hotel in the country.

The Hoteliers Hotels Top 100

  1. Chewton Glen  Spa Hotel of the Year and Countryside Hotel of the Year, New Milton, Hampshire
The Spa at Chewton Glen
The Spa at Chewton Glen
  • Number of bedrooms – 70 including 12 treehouse suites
  • AA Rating – Five red stars
  • Owner – London & Regional Properties
  • Operator – Chewton Glen
  • Rooms start at £325

2. Belmond Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons – Food Hotel of the Year

Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons
Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons
  • Number of bedrooms – 32
  • AA Rating – Five red stars
  • Owner and operator – Belmond
  • Rooms start at £560

3. The Goring – City Hotel of the Year

The Goring
The Goring
  • Number of bedrooms – 69
  • AA Rating – Five red stars
  • Owner and operator – The Goring Family
  • Rooms start at £311

4. Claridge’s


  • Number of bedrooms – 203
  • AA Rating – Five red stars
  • Owner – Constellation Hotels, owned by Qatar Holding
  • Operator – Maybourne Hotel Group
  • Rooms start at £400

5. The Dorchester

The Dorchester, London
The Dorchester, London
  • Number of bedrooms – 250
  • AA rating – Five red stars
  • Owner – Brunei Investment Agency
  • Operator – The Dorchester Collection
  • Rooms start at £550

6. Lime Wood, Lyndhurst

Limewood Hotel
Limewood Hotel
  • Number of bedrooms – 32
  • AA Rating – Five red stars
  • Owner and operator – Lime Wood Group
  • Rooms start at £315

7. Lucknam Park, Colerne

Lucknam Park Gardens
Lucknam Park Gardens
  • Number of bedrooms – 42
  • AA Rating – Five red stars
  • Owner and operator – Lucknam Park Hotels
  • Rooms start at £290

8. Gleneagles, Auchterarder

Gleneagles, Perthshire
Gleneagles, Perthshire
  • Number of bedrooms – 232
  • AA Rating – Five red stars
  • Owner and operator – Ennismore
  • Rooms start at £355

9. Gravetye Manor, West Hoathly

Gravetye Manor
Gravetye Manor
  • AA Rating – Four red stars
  • Owner and operator – Saphos Hotels
  • Rooms start at £280

10. Cliveden House, Taplow

Cliveden House
Cliveden House
  • Number of bedrooms – 39
  • AA Rating – Five red stars
  • Owner – London and Regional Properties
  • Operator – Cliveden House
  • Room start at £300

11. The Ritz London

12. The Connaught, London

13. Rosewood, London

14.  Babington House, Somerset

15. Ham Yard Hotel, London

16. The Pig on the Beach, Dorset

17. Foxhill Manor – Boutique Hotel of The Year, Broadway

18. Dormy House, Broadway

19. The Vineyard, Stockcross

20. Calcot Manor – Family Friendly Hotel of the Year, Tetbury

21. Whately Manor, Wiltshire

22. The Langham, London

23. Gidleigh Park, Devon

24. Brown’s Hotel, London

25. Hotel Endsleigh, Devon

26. The London Edition, London

27. The Berkeley, London

28. Ace Hotel London, Shoreditch

29. Four Seasons London at Park Lane

30. Hartwell House, Buckinghamshire

31. The Devonshire Arms, Yorkshire

32. Town Hall Hotel, London

33. The Scarlet Hotel, Cornwall

34. Dukes London

35. South Place Hotel, London

36. Hotel 41, London

37. Pennyhill Park, Bagshot

38. Rockliffe Hall, County Durham

39. Ynyshir Hall, Powys

40. Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London

41. Coworth Park, Ascot

42. Barnsley House, Barnsley

43. Salcombe Harbour Hotel, Salcombe

44. The Lanesborough, London

45. Northcote, Langho

46. Bodysgallen Hall, Llandudno

47. Hotel Cafe Royal, London

48. The Beaumont, London

49. The Savoy, London

50. The Milestone Hotel, London

51. The Chesterfield Mayfair

52. Shangri-la at The Shard

53. Buckland Manor, Broadway

54. Hotel Gotham, Manchester

55. 45 Park Lane, London

56. Egerton House Hotel, London

57. The Capital, London

58. The Manor House, Castle Combe

59. The Ampersand Hotel, London

60. The Hoxton, Shoreditch

61. Ellenborough Park, Cheltenham

62. The Lowry Hotel, Chapel Wharf

63. Rudding Park Hotel, Spa & Golf, Harrogate

64. Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian, Edinburgh

65. The Celtic Manor Resort, Newport

66. Lainston House, Sparsholt

67. South Lodge, Horsham

68. Gilpin Hotel & Lake House, Windermere

69. The May Fair Hotel, London

70. Hambleton Hall, Oakham

71. The Pig Near Bath

72. St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, London

73. Mondrian London at Sea Containers, London

74. The Chester Grosvenor, Chester

75. Hotel Tresanton, St Mawes

76. The Arch, London

77. Lord Crewe Arms, Blanchland

78. Cameron House, Loch Lomond

79. The Grove, Chandlers Cross

80. The Harbourmaster, Abraeron

81. Summer Lodge, Evershot

82. Intercontinental Park Lane, London

83. Amberley Castle, Nr Arundel

84. Seaham Hall, Seaham

85. Christchurch Harbour Hotel, Christchurch

86. G & V Royal Mile Hotel, Edinburgh

87. Driftwood, Portscatho

88. Charlotte Street Hotel, London

89. Linthwaite House, Windermere

90. The Pig, Brockenhurst

91. Watergate Bay Hotel, Newquay

92. The Slaughters Manor House, Lower Slaughter

93. Haymarket Hotel, London

94. Cotswold House Hotel & Spa, Chipping Campden

95. The Grove of Narberth, Narberth

96. The Atlantic, St Brelade Bay

97. Stoke Park, Stoke Poges

98. The Soho Hotel, London

99. Longueville Manor, St Saviour

100. Llangoed Hall, Brecon

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