Nominate your favourite hotels now

Nominate your favourite hotels now’s annual Best Kept Secret Awards returns for a fifth year, hunting for hidden hotel gems that should no longer be kept a secret.

Guests and industry experts can nominate their favourite hotel views, breakfasts, spas, golf courses and many more highlights of the hotel world in a variety of categories, including two brand new awards to recognise hotels’ Marvellous Maids and Perfect Porters.

Entries can be made via the awards’ website until 31st August when judges and travel industry experts will shortlist the properties and pick the eventual winners.

As part of the Best Kept Secret Awards, a wide variety of hotel assets will be recognised, including delectable meals in the Best Breakfast and Best for Dining categories, environmentally friendly features for Best Eco Credentials, stunning vistas in the Best View award and technology wizardry in Best Gadgets. Hotels, B&Bs, and other properties will also get the chance to show off their Best GardensBest Interiors and, importantly, the Comfiest Bed and Best Service from staff. Leisure facilities such as Best for Golf and Best Spa will also be recognised for those that like putting or pampering!

Following the huge success and record high nominations last year, 2014’s Best Kept Secret Awards will also see the two brand new people-focused categories of Perfect Porter and Marvellous Maid added, which will recognise the staff behind the scenes that keep guests happy and make stays truly unique. There will also once again be an opportunity for’s Facebook community to nominate and judge the Best Hotel of the Year.

“We’re so excited to bring the Best Kept Secret Awards back for 2014, and to add two exciting new categories to recognise the maids and porters that are invaluable in delivering a memorable experience for customers at each hotel,” says Georgina Crosswell, Head of Marketing at “The wide variety of categories means we can shine a spotlight on hotels for everyone’s needs depending on whether they want a spa, golf course, gourmet dinner or the very latest technology in their room. We’re looking forward to receiving lots of exciting nominations throughout August!” 

Get your nominations in now at

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