About Best Western
All about Best Western GB
Best Western have been around in Great Britain for a good few years now and we’d like to think we’re looking good for our age. For over 30 years we have been pooling our talents (and more importantly, our commitment to quality) to deliver a personal level of service meaning that our customers get the best of both worlds – the warm local smile and the big quality as standard!
Hotels with personality
Every Best Western hotel is individual and crammed full of its own personality giving customers a whole host of choices from castles to coaching inns, sea views to mountain views and modern to listed buildings. The only thing that is the same is their commitment to the quality, value and standards of service that every guest receives.
Local produce is important to our hotels and some go even further by growing their own food and drink within their grounds. From lemon curd freshly made from the hotels lemon tree to white wine grown and bottled in the grounds there is so much more to our hotels than first impressions. In fact, it’s the lasting impressions that we are interested in and that is exactly what we do well with fantastic customer service from a bunch of people who really care about your stay.
The group started out as a simple informal link between properties with each hotel recommending another to travelers. It is from these humble beginnings we have grown into the largest group of independently owned and managed hotels in the world – but we believe we still have the same ethos as the day we started.
Best Western GB is part of Best Western International, based in Phoenix, America who founded the brand back in 1946. The group spread its wings in the swinging sixties and started to license the brand overseas. Today it is represented in over 80 countries around the world with over 4,000 hotels all independently owned and managed.
The British story started in 1967 with Interchange Hotels who joined with Consort Hotels in 1999 to start the British arm of the Best Western brand. Interchange and Consort Hotels remains today as the parent company of the Best Western GB brand and Beacon purchasing.
Best Western Hotels is the international trading name of
Interchange and Consort Hotels Limited
Company Registration Number: 1002192
VAT Registration Number: 240 5224 06
Place of Registration: England
Registered Office Address: Consort House, Amy Johnson Way, Clifton Moor, York, North Yorkshire. YO30 4GP
Green tourism hotels
BEST WESTERN Ambleside Salutation Hotel, Ambleside
BEST WESTERN Ambleside Salutation Hotel
In a truly stunning location and within the heart of the Lake District is the BEST WESTERN Ambleside Salutation Hotel. Not only are we surrounded by natural beauty in the village of Ambleside but we are perfectly located for exploring the most beautiful part of England, not only that but there is an array of Historic Houses and Gardens, and local attractions right on our doorstep. Visit the world of Beatrix Potter, sail Lake Windermere on a cruise or simply browse the local village shops. After a day exploring why not fill your appetite in our Garden restaurant, which features the finest local produce, or for something more informal our Bistro area serves a wide selection of snacks. Maybe you choose to relax in our health club and spa which includes a 12m indoor pool, tropical shower crushed ice fountain, Jacuzzi, hot tub and state of the art gym. Or if you’d rather put your feet up then our recently refurbished bedrooms are just to key! All are decorated to the highest of standards and are equipped with all the facilities you would expect, except one thing…. the views! Many of our bedrooms enjoy a view over the dramatic fells or the picturesque village of Ambleside. If you’re here on business then you won’t be left out as our meeting and conference facilities at the BEST WESTERN Ambleside Salutation Hotel are excellent, our dedicated staff will take care of everything you need to make your meeting a success.
Please visit The BEST WESTERN Ambleside Salutation Hotel page for more information, or to make a booking.
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