Ellenborough Park Hotel, Cheltenham Wins SoGlos Award 2021 Wedding Venue of the Year

The garden at Ellenborough Park Hotel, Cheltenham Ellenborough Park Hotel, Cheltenham's only five-star hotel, is thrilled to be the winner of the SoGlos Award - Wedding Venue of the Year. Announced during a ceremonial dinner held at Cheltenham Ladies College, The SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards each year recognise and celebrate the very best lifestyle sector businesses in and around the county - with all winners chosen by public vote.

Ellenborough Park Hotel was shortlisted for two award categories - Hotel of the Year and Wedding Venue of the Year. The wonderful team at the hotel has expressed their delight following the win. They tells us, "After such a challenging year, we really believe our loyal staff deserve this recognition and we would like to sincerely thank all of our guests for supporting us, and to thank everyone who voted." Marwan Hemchaoui, general manager of Ellenborough Park Hotel, says 'we are thrilled to win this award - it means so much that it is voted for by the public, and that it is an award for the businesses of Gloucestershire. We have all had a tough time of it during the pandemic and I would like to congratulate all the other shortlisted hotels and properties as well as pay testament to the astonishing team here at Ellenborough. Everyone has worked their socks off, stayed positive and creative and insistent on being able to reopen with the same warm service that we are so proud of providing to all our guests."

Located just outside Cheltenham and at the doorstep of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the world-famous Cheltenham Racecourse, Ellenborough Park Hotel is set in 90 acres of lovely parkland at the foot of Cleve Hill. The 15th-century manor house combines tradition - wood panelling, open fireplaces and flagged floors - with contemporary design by Nina Campbell.

Accommodation is in the form of 61 spacious bedrooms have spacious bathrooms with roll top bath tubs and heated marble floors, as well as family and dog-friendly rooms, some with their own self-contained gardens perfect for furry friends

.Enjoy a quintessential British Afternoon tea in the majestic Great Hall, dine in the oak-panelled restaurant or enjoy the 'dining carriages' on the front lawn or the Cedar Pavilion Tent - all with menus designed for the widest tastes including vegans and vegetarians.

There's a private path from the hotel grounds to the neighbouring race course and the famous history and festivals of Cheltenham just a handful of miles away. For hiking and walks, guests are encouraged to borrow a pair of Dubarry's and wax jackets from the Boot Room and explore the rolling countryside, or request a picnic in one of the hotel's complimentary backpacks.

With a specialist planning team, a dedicated chapel and reception venue, as well as multiple different opportunities to celebrate your big day in and around the various hotel spaces, Ellenborough can organise weddings from small groups to total hotel takeovers, taking the strain out of planning your biggest day.

Ellenborough's Indian-themed spa coupled with its peaceful location make Ellenborough Park an idyllic relaxing retreat. In addition to using the gym; relaxation room; sauna and steam room, guests can indulge in a restorative Elemis face or body treatment and take a dip in the heated outdoor pool or jacuzzi.

To find out more and to book, visit www.ellenboroughpark.com

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