January 2015 Press Release

Edinburgh hotel is named as No1 luxury hotel in the UK

The Chester Residence scoops up two top TripAdvisor awards

Five-star Edinburgh hotel, The Chester Residence, has been named as the ‘No1 Luxury Hotel in the UK’ and the ‘7th Best Luxury Hotel in Europe in the TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice® awards 2015.

These awards follow on from The Chester Residence’s success of 2014, when they were named as TripAdvisor’s ‘No1 UK Small Hotel of the Year 2014’ and ‘No1 UK and European Luxury Hotel of the Year 2014’, and ‘Serviced Apartments of the Year 2014’ in the Scottish Hotel Awards, to name but a few. The hotel has now received 17 industry awards in total since opening in 2006.

The Chester Residence comprises 23 luxury Georgian townhouse apartments located in Edinburgh’s chic West End. Each suite is individually designed using the most luxurious, contemporary décor and furnishings, with all the comforts of a five star hotel as well as full reception and concierge service, offering guests a personalised and memorable experience.

Owner of The Chester Residence, Graham Wood, said: “We are delighted that our guests have recognised the efforts of our team in the Travellers’ Choice® awards for the third year running. It’s always great to receive feedback and winning these coveted awards is the highest compliment.

 “Our team works exceptionally hard to ensure each guest’s stay is as luxurious and enjoyable as possible. They provide a personal, yet not intrusive, service which is both relaxed and friendly. It’s an incredible achievement and I’d like to thank all of our team for their dedication and the excellent service they provide.”

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Notes to Editors:

The Chester Residence is an exclusive collection of 23 luxurious, 5-star Georgian townhouse apartments in the heart of Edinburgh’s stylish West End. Chic designer suites and personalised service with great attention to detail ensure that each guest has a truly memorable experience.

Recent awards:

•             TripAdvisor’s ‘No1 Luxury Hotel in the UK’ and ‘7th Best Luxury Hotel in Europe’ in the Travellers’ Choice Awards, 2015

•             TripAdvisor’s ‘Top Luxury Hotel in Europe and the UK’ (third in the world) and ‘Top Small Hotel in the UK’ in the Travellers’ Choice Awards, 2014

•             TripAdvisor’s ‘Top Small Hotel in the UK’ in the Travellers’ Choice® Awards, 2013

•             Seven individual accolades in the Scottish Hotel Awards 2013

•             Scottish Hotel Awards 2011 Serviced Apartments of the Year

For more information please visit: www.chester-residence.com

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About TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site*, enabling travellers to plan and book the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travellers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools that check hundreds of websites to find the best hotel prices. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, reaching 315 million unique monthly visitors**, and more than 200 million reviews and opinions covering more than 4.4 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions. The sites operate in 45 countries worldwide, including China under
daodao.com. TripAdvisor also includes TripAdvisor for Business, a dedicated division that provides the tourism industry access to millions of monthly TripAdvisor visitors.

TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) manages and operates websites under 24 other travel media brands: www.airfarewatchdog.com,www.bookingbuddy.com,www.cruisecritic.com,www.everytrail.com, www.familyvacationcritic.com,www.flipkey.com,www.gateguru.com,www.holidaylettings.co.uk, www.holidaywatchdog.com,www.independenttraveler.com,www.jetsetter.com,www.lafourchette.com, www.niumba.com,www.onetime.com,www.oyster.com,www.seatguru.com,www.smartertravel.com, www.tingo.com,www.travelpod.com,www.tripbod.com,www.vacationhomerentals.com,www.viator.com, www.virtualtourist.com, and www.kuxun.cn.

Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, August 2014

**Source: Google Analytics, average monthly unique users, Q3 2014; does not include traffic to daodao.com