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Award Winning Year at Careys Manor

Posted in by on December 9, 2015 and has no comments yet


Situated just a few hundred meters from the mainline station of Brockenhurst, in the heart of the New Forest National Park, Careys Manor Hotel & SenSpa provides the perfect escape from the fast pace of modern business.

With its unique setting, its exceptional facilities and a wide range of external activities which have been designed to make the most of the national park and the South coast, it’s no wonder the hotel was awarded Silver in the Business Tourism category of the Beautiful South Awards this week.

Designed to celebrate excellence in hospitality and tourism throughout the South East, the Beautiful South Awards are the highlight of the year for businesses across the region. This year, over 300 representatives from across the South were invited to enjoy a wonderful three course meal at a black tie event hosted by Heart Breakfast’s Nicola Hume.


Careys Manor Hotel, shortlisted in the highly competitive Business Tourism category for the third consecutive year, stood out for its impressive facilities, its unrivalled customer service and the unique packages offered by the hotel. Judges commented:

The staff built good rapport asking me about the day and they were particularly interested in what I wanted to achieve from the event. They showed an interest in the business and what we were going to be doing. I was acknowledged by other team members when they passed by. The event manager followed up my visit and I felt that they dealt with my enquiry positively and personally.”

With an ethos centred on understanding individual business needs and excellence in customer service, the corporate events team has implemented a plan of development throughout 2015. This has included the introduction of free, superfast wifi, ideal for delegates and business owners alike, while making it the only hotel in the forest with such a service. For 2016 the hotel has re-developed a 10 acre event field onsite which can be used for a huge array of team building events such as team challenge tasks, country pursuits, some motorised activities or even group/family fun days and BBQ’s in the summer months.

Mark Seamer, Director of Sales & Marketing is delighted with the Silver in the Beautiful South Awards 2015, adding:

The Corporate Events Team at Careys Manor Hotel is overjoyed to have received the Silver award in the Business Tourism Category of the Beautiful South Awards 2015.

We’re fortunate to be situated in a unique, diverse part of the country and with such a variety of flexible event spaces (both indoor and outside) we are really able to focus on the individual objectives of each event. We work closely with external providers to ensure we make the most of the area while also offering businesses and delegates a chance to escape the stress and strain of the business world. Having implemented a raft of developments over the past 12 months, we’re confident we can provide an outstanding event which exceeds the individual aims and objectives of the customer.”


The Silver accolade at the Beautiful South Awards rounds off what has been another exceptional year for the team at Careys Manor Hotel & SenSpa. Having launched Cambium in February, the restaurant team went on to win the Customer Service Award at the Hampshire Life Food & Drink Awards, while the hotel took home the title of Business of the Year and Training Provider of the Year at the recent Brilliance in Business Awards.


To experience the magic of Careys Manor Hotel & SenSpa for yourself, please visit www.careysmanor.com.

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