A BOUTIQUE five-star hotel has won several prestigious awards, which has recognised the hotel as being one of the very best in the UK.

The Cranleigh Boutique Hotel on Kendal Road in Bowness-on-Windermere were awarded with a TripAdvisor’s Travellers Choice Award in May this year.

It comes after they received a recognition of excellence award in 2022 from HotelsCombined, which acknowledged the hotel as being one of the greatest in the country.

Melinda Balasz, Hotel Awards Program Manager at HotelsCombined, said: “We are thrilled to be working with the best hotels in the United Kingdom.

“Church Suites by The Cranleigh Boutique has proven its place among them with this award and its commitment to providing high-quality services to all guests.”

In the last 18 months, the hotel also received the Blue Ribbon Good Hotel Award and a Booking.com Traveller Review Award.

The hotel has a TripAdvisor score of 4.5/5 based on 2,247 reviews and an overall Booking.com score of 9/10.

Graham Hadaway, Brand and Marketing Master Creative at The Cranleigh Boutique, said: “What’s so rewarding about the awards we have picked up over the last 18 months is that they each are very well deserved.

“Florentina Ciufu, the General Manager of the hotel has done a fantastic job along with her team of raising the bar of the experience we offer, training and nurturing her staff and taking a real interest in how she wishes to bring the Cranleigh Boutique brand to life.

“Overall, this dedication to the role has created a first-class customer experience for the couples that join us. Making their romantic breaks once in a decade celebrations and their well-deserved escape from the city a memorable experience of tranquillity and relaxation that the Lake District is associated with."

The hotel offers an escape to the Lake District with luxury spa treatments, spacious modern rooms and suites with hot tubs.

One customer review on TripAdvisor said: “We had a lovely stay here. We originally stayed 25 years ago when we got engaged, so we returned for our silver wedding anniversary. The room was beautiful and comfy. The spa bath was lovely and relaxing. Breakfast is very tasty and the staff are so welcoming.”