VisitEngland 5 Star Gold Award
Here at Short Stay Homes we pride ourselves in attention to detail in all our homes and ensure that the facilities and cleanliness is that of the highest standard. This has been recognised by VisitEngland who we are proud to announce has issued Quay House with a 5 star Gold award.
VisitEngland understands that quality is the key to success within the modern hospitality industry. For the self-catering sector to be successful and competitive both nationally and internationally, it is important that quality standards are set high and continue to improve. The self-catering standard is designed to help all businesses achieve success.
VisitEngland’s unique Gold award is given in recognition of exceptional quality within the star rating bands. This award helps customers find those extra special places where the owner and staff go the extra mile, whatever the size, style, or star rating of the business. To achieve an award, you need to demonstrate consistent levels of high quality in the five key areas identified as very important.
- Public Areas
Eligibility for an award is triggered by the properties overall score meeting a minimum score in each of the critical areas listed in the bullet points above.
VisitEngland inspectors go over a property with a fine-tooth comb. This outlines exactly what holidaymakers look for & their standards of cleanliness. The star rating achieved provides our guests with the reassurance that they can expect a certain level of quality when staying in one of our holiday homes.
The assessors or inspectors are experts in their field. They provide valuable advice on improvements as well as upgrades to the property and its facilities. Having an official inspection of your holiday home can reveal aspects and elements to improve that you may never have thought of. Their experience and knowledge of the market in the self-catering field can be invaluable.
The VisitEngland rose sign is one that most travellers recognise. It is reassuring as it proves to our guests that we are a genuine home rental owner. It also shows that our property is of extremely high standards from the importance of cleanliness, the attention to detail on furnishings, décor and even down to your dining experience with the finest crockery.
Here is a snippet of how the assessor described our beautiful 6 bedroom listed Georgian Town House………
“The substantial Georgian house continues to be very well maintained to the exterior and is situated in a tidy garden with large terrace well-furnished for alfresco dining. The property is located close to Christchurch Quay, Priory and town centre amenities. Cleaners to be commended for the attention to detail evident throughout the property. Mirrors gleaming and the beds very neatly dressed with fresh linen. The kitchen units are carefully arranged which allows guests to locate all items with ease. Spacious, high quality accommodation.”