Macdonald Hotels & Resorts,AA Hotel Group of the Year
2013/14, will be expanding its business in North Yorkshire after
reaching a management agreement with the Solberge Hall
Hotel in Northallerton.
With immediate effect, the agreement ensures Solberge Hall
Hotel will be able to take advantage cost synergies, revenue,
distribution, sales and marketing support already afforded to the
other 45 owned and managed Macdonald Hotels & Resorts within
the UK and Europe-wide portfolio.
The group's industry credentials were acknowledged earlier this
month [September] with the presentation of the AA Hotel Group of
the Year 2013/14 award, the second time in five years the UK's
largest privately owned hotel operator have achieved this
While there are currently no plans to incorporate the Macdonald
Hotels & Resorts name into 'Solberge Hall Hotel', the team will
now receive the high standards of product and service training
offered by Macdonald Hotels & Resorts to ensure consistency of
service delivery across its group.
David Guile, Chief Executive of Macdonald Hotels & Resorts,
commented: "Solberge Hall Hotel is a stunning
Georgian mansion nestled between the Dales and the Vale of York.
The hotel has much to offer and we are looking forward to building
on its successful operation with a key focus on working with local
business and implementing the distribution reach and sales tools we
"This management agreement enables us to further enhance our
presence in the North East and to add real value to the hotel's
business - in particular its corporate and events market."
Hotel is a Grade II listed building. Designed to seamlessly
blend the old English charm with modern amenities guests expect,
the hotel promises the highest standards of hospitality throughout.
Magnificent architecture is complemented by picturesque grounds,
include the hotel's beautiful landscaped gardens.
A popular wedding destination, Solberge Hall Hotel is the perfect venue
for special events with a host of different function rooms
including the 250 capacity Hambleton Suite. Also available for
conferences and corporate events, the hotel promises flexible
facilities and first class service.