All accommodation listed on this website has been inspected by one of the ratings authorities (VisitEngland or the AA) or has recently applied for a rating and is awaiting assessment. Please be aware ratings (5, 4, 3, 2, 1 Star) may change throughout the year.
The symbols explained below are designed to help you find the quality of accommodation to suit your requirements.
National Scheme - VisitEngland & AA
The following descriptions of what to expect apply to all types of accommodation. Use them as a general guide to what you can expect.
Simple, practical, no frills
Well presented and well run
Good level of quality and comfort
Excellent standard throughout
Exceptional with a degree of luxury
The different designators
Hotel: Includes Hotel, Country House Hotel, Metro Hotel, Town House Hotel and Budget Hotel
Guest Accommodation: Includes Bed & Breakfasts, Farmhouses, Guest Houses and Restaurants with Rooms and Inns
Holiday, Touring & Camping Parks
Hostel: Includes Backpackers, Bunkhouse, Camping Barn, Group Hostel and Hostel
University / Campus
Hotel Boat: Includes Narrowboats, Cruisers and Hotel Boats
Gold, Silver and Rose awards are given to properties that not only achieve their overall rating, but also exceed the expectations within their rating level. The awards recognise the high level of comfort, cleanliness, hospitality and service afforded.
Silver: this award recognises high quality in all areas of the business, with very good levels of customer care.
Gold: properties achieving a Gold award will demonstrate exceptional levels of quality, comfort, cleanliness, hospitality and attentive service.
Rose: caravan holiday homes for hire which are of a high standard are recognised by the Rose Award. These are sited on 4 or 5-star Holiday Parks.
Families Welcome & Welcome Pets
If you are planning a break with the family, look out for our Families Welcome scheme awarded to businesses that provide facilities and services for families of varying ages and combinations. Accommodation displaying this logo provides facilities specifically for your family and provides information to help make your stay more comfortable and enjoyable.
Or are you worried about leaving your faithful companion behind whilst you enjoy your break? If so look out for our Welcome Pets! logo which highlights accommodation that welcomes you and your pet. Accommodation displaying this logo provides facilities specifically for your pet and provides information to help make your stay more comfortable and enjoyable.
For more information on quality accreditations visit www.enjoyengland.com