At a glittering ceremony held at Glasgow’s Hilton Hotel and hosted by comedian Fred MacAulay, the Busby Hotel, which is part of the Manorview Hotels & Leisure Group portfolio fought off strong competition from some of Scotland’s most acclaimed wedding venues.
The prestigious list also included one of their sister hotels, the Lynnhurst in Johnstone, Renfewshire. Hotels are nominated by bride and grooms. Also nominated was Balbirnie House Hotel, Markinch in Fife, Rufflets in St Andrews, Western House in Ayrshire and The Balmoral in Edinburgh to name a few.
The Award tops off a successful refurbishment programme at the Busby Hotel, located in Clarkston, on Glasgow’s south side. Two beautiful modern function suites cater for both large and intimate weddings, for numbers of around 180 guests for a meal and 200 plus for an evening reception. An external balcony at the front of hotel provides a perfect setting to enjoy a glass of champagne overlooking stunning views of the River Cart.
Manorview Hotel & Leisure Group are a company establishing themselves as a leader in the wedding venue market. With eight hotels in their expanding portfolio, the family run business value a personal touch. Also in their portfolio is the elegant Boclair House Hotel in Glasgow, and Cornhill Castle in Biggar, overlooking the River Clyde.
Juliet Parry, General Manager of Busby Hotel said, “We’re especially proud to win this because nominations come via the happy couples for what is one of the most memorable days of their life. We’re honoured to be part of such an important day and we aim to keep offering the highest quality and to create a unique experience for each bride and groom as they start their married life.”
Fallon Cowley, Group Operations Director of Manorview Hotels & Leisure Group said, “We’re delighted to have two of our hotels in this highly contested category, and especially to receive the accolade for Wedding Venue of the Year. Weddings are a key part of our business and this gives me the comfort that we give the Bride and Groom’s special day the attention it deserves. From the large refurbishment programmes of our stunning venues, right down to the tiny details of our interior design, delicious food, excellent service and the wedding packages that cater for all.”