Macdonald Hotels & Resorts, the UK's largest privately owned
hotel operator has today, announced that 11 of its 45 hotels are to
join 'The Macdonald Hotels' Signature Collection'- reflecting their
continued commitment to provide guests with the highest industry
standards of product and service delivery.
The launch of The Macdonald Hotels' Signature Collection
comes just weeks after Macdonald Hotels & Resorts reported an
operating profit, for the year ending 29 March 2012, before
interest of £13.7m, an increase of 3% on the previous like for like
Promising captivating and historic locations, award-winning
restaurants, a personalised service and fine attention to detail
throughout the guests stay, only the group's leading five-star,
4-star red and upper 4-star hotels will proudly bear The Macdonald
Hotels' Signature Collection status; Macdonald Randolph Hotel and Macdonald Bear Hotel (Oxford), Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel, Macdonald Compleat Angler (Marlow), Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa (North
Berwick), Macdonald Rusacks Hotel (St Andrews), Macdonald Windsor Hotel, Macdonald Old England Hotel (Lake District),
Macdonald Pittodrie House, Nr Aberdeen, Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf & Spa,
Cheshire and Macdonald Townhouse Hotel, Manchester.
David Guile, Chief Executive, Macdonald Hotels & Resorts,
commented: "All of our hotels are individual and special in their
own way but The Macdonald Hotels' Signature Collection are special
in every way. This is a fantastic opportunity to highlight
our ongoing commitment to the highest standards of product and
service and to signpost truly unique hotels, due to their location,
history or recent level of investment.
"We are fortunate to have an impressive portfolio of hotels and
now look forward to rolling out The Macdonald Hotels' Signature
Collection across 11 carefully selected venues where guests can be
assured of the very best our hotel group has to offer."
As a further part of the launch, those upper four-star hotels
aim to work towards achieving a four-star red status and Macdonald Rusacks Hotel, arguably the world's
most iconic golfing hotel and home to the three-AA rosette awarded
Rocca Bar and Grill Restaurant is already undergoing a £650,000
bedroom investment programme to help it strive for this
status. Additional investments have also been made to
several hotels within the new collection, including bedroom
refurbishments at Macdonald Randolph Hotel, Macdonald Bear Hotel and soon to be started at
Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa with further
public area upgrades at Macdonald Old England Hotel &
As a group, Macdonald Hotels & Resorts prides itself on the
quality of its food presentation and quality, promising to serve
dishes prepared from only the finest and freshest produce.
With the offer of bespoke menus, further refinements to the dining
experience in all bar, lounge and restaurant areas and 19 AA
rosettes across The Macdonald Hotels' Signature Collection, guests
are also assured of the satisfying taste of award-winning dining.