L’Horizon Beach Hotel & Spa, overlooking the white sands of St Brelade’s Bay, and part of the Hand Picked Hotels collection of 20 hotels across the UK and Channel Islands, won the accolade following a stellar year, during which it achieved the highest guest satisfaction scores in the collection, a substantial increase in overall employee satisfaction and excellent sales and profit growth in 2015.
Julia Hands, Chairman and Chief Executive of Hand Picked Hotels, paid tribute to the team at the hotel, led by General Manager Simon Miller. She said: “The guest feedback was excellent, with exceptionally positive comments about the team, service and the overall experience. The employee survey results were among the highest in the company. The hotel delivered very strong sales and profit targets for the year. Simon and his team have been outstanding.”
Simon Miller said: “This is a truly fantastic achievement and testament to the hard work and focus put in by everyone in the team throughout 2015.”
The Victorian former private country beachside house has 106 bedrooms and two restaurants, including a 2 AA rosette fine dining restaurant and a large beachfront terrace. The hotel was also awarded silver stars by the AA this year for its superior level of quality and high standards, L’Horizon is a popular destination for leisure stays, weddings and celebrations, and is renowned for its fine, locally caught seafood and modern British cuisine. The hotel has a stylish spa and health club, with a well equipped gym, an indoor 15 metre pool, a spa pool, sauna and steam room, plus six treatment rooms. The hotel is just five minutes by taxi or car from Jersey airport and a 45 minute flight from Heathrow and Gatwick airports.