Date: Wednesday, 03 July 2013 London’s Hotel 41, part of the Red Carnation Hotel Collection, has won Hotel of the Year at the 2013 Cateys in a glittering ceremony at Grosvenor House last night. Attended by the hotel and industry leaders, the Cateys, celebrating their 30th year, are considered the Oscars of the hotel industry. Since its inception in 1984, the Cateys have cast a spotlight on the industry’s high flyers, strongest performers and leading hotel brands. Recipients of the prestigious awards are nominated, selected and rewarded by industry peers. Hotel 41 is consistently in the top three hotels for London on TripAdvisor and currently holds the number three spot. Today the Red Carnation Hotel Collection is dominating TripAdvisor’s London hotel rankings with all top five TripAdvisor places inhabited by five of its luxury London properties. Malcolm Hendry, General Manager at Hotel 41 says: “We are delighted to take home the Catey for Hotel of the Year in the Group category, which will take pride of place in Hotel 41. It’s a wonderful acknowledgment of the extremely high levels of service provided by each and every staff member at Hotel 41.” Jonathan Raggett, Managing Director of Red Carnation Hotel Collection says: “We are very proud to have won such a prestigious award as Hotel of the Year and it’s wonderful to be recognised by our industry peers. All of the hotels in the Red Carnation Hotel Collection operate on the basis that ‘no request is too large, no detail too small’ and each hotel goes to every length to ensure our guests have the best hotel experience possible. It is this outstanding service that makes our hotels like a home from home for many of our guests, and why they return again and again.” Hotel 41 is a beautifully intimate five-star property located opposite Buckingham Palace, offering sophisticated style and comfort. The hub of the hotel is a luxurious executive lounge with a stunning glass roof, and is open only to guests of the hotel, guaranteeing a high level of privacy and personalised service and boasts a lavish 24-hour Plunder the Pantry buffet and honesty bar, which ensures a relaxed atmosphere supported by a five-star team with a ratio of 2 members of staff to every guest. The Red Carnation Hotel Collection is an award-winning collection of five and four star family-run boutique hotels in London, Dorset, Guernsey, Geneva, Ireland and South Africa. Each property has its own individual character and unique location that reflects the local environment, culture and cuisine. They all share the qualities that win Red Carnation so many prestigious awards – splendid luxury, generous hospitality, inventive and traditional cuisine, private art collections, passionate service and loyal staff committed to creating richly rewarding experiences for all their guests. For more information about these award-winning hotels and the rest of the Red Carnation Collection, please go to www.redcarnationhotels.com.