WLP Bedroom 86 has received a makeover with new curtains, Zoffany wallpaper, and a repaint.
WLP Bedroom 4 has been converted from a four poster bedroom to a Luxury Double room, with a new headboard. It looks very smart.
WLP Terrace Bar has received all new chairs, slightly more upright and more compact to make it easier for our guests.
BH Christmas decorations are up, and looking very smart!
WLP Christmas decorations are also up, and look beautiful!
A guest reversed back into our Beale Arboretum pillars, destroying both of them. Such are the hazards of hotel keeping!
Burns night at WLP is already over half full, even though it is not until the 27th January !
And finally…..this is to wish all our guests past present and future, our management and staff, our shareholders, and our suppliers a very merry Christmas and a happy new year !
To Chris Hall and the WLP team on an improved AA inspection giving us Four stars 1 rosette 82% (up from 79% last time).
To Mark Schipper and the BH team on an improved AA inspection giving us Four stars 1 rosette 82% (up from 78% last time)… the hotels are now identically rated!
To Grant Hughes (WLP Concierge) and Annita Nicolaou (Head office recruitment and development) on 10 years and 5 years with the company respectively!
To Sue Dixon (Group administrator) on winning Simply the Best for October 2016.
To Grant Cook, Paul Akers, Trevor Beale and Lynn Marsh-Jones for hosting a very successful NGS Garden Open Day in October, with 163 visitors and almost £1000 raised for this really good cause.
To Miklos Lakatos (WLP Restaurant) on his recent award of Wine and Spirits Education Trust Level 2.
To Jamie Gonzales, Sandra Arciuch, Juliana Pinto and Emma Beale on their recent awards of Level 2 Food Safety.
WLP Bedroom 84 has received a makeover, with new curtains, Zoffany wallpaper and a repaint.
BH Bedroom 53 has received a new carpet.
Each of the 112 bedrooms at Beales Hotels have received four high quality pillows each.
WLP Bedroom 28 has received a new carpet.
WLP Bedroom 32 has received a new desk chair.
WLP Lancaster Terrace has new furniture to make this area more attractive.
Boxing Day Lunch at WLP is selling fast so book soon to ensure your table.
The Christmas concert at WLP on 11th December has spaces, a wonderful programme with Anna Huntley, Mezzo-soprano.
Congratulations to Tony King (Finance Director) on reaching the historic milestone of 45 years with Beales Hotels! [pic right - Andrew, Leanne, Tony, Paul]
Paul Baynes (WLP Gardens) on his first 15 years with Beales Hotels! [pic right]
Yaw Asiedu (BH Kitchen) on his first 10 years with Beales Hotels!
Lianne Brennan (WLP Terrace Bar) on her first 5 years with Beales Hotels!
Sandra Arciuch (WLP Reception) on her completion of BTEC Level 4 in Hospitality Management – a superb effort!
Harry Purches (BH Kitchen) on his completion of Level 2 diploma in Professional Cookery, and on being awarded Hospitality Industry Training’s “Learner of the Month” for a second time!
Louise Fickling (WLP conference and banqueting office) on being awarded Simply the Best for September 2016.
Patrick Jankunas (WLP) on his promotion to Assistant Conference and Banqueting Manager.
Peter Brassington and Harry Purches for completing their Level 2 Food Safety Training.
Christmas is around the corner already, look out for the Christmas parties at both WLP and BH, as well as the events such as the Christmas Concert with Anna Huntley on Sunday 11th December, Christmas day lunch at both WLP and BH, and New Year’s Eve at both hotels.
The National Gardens Scheme Garden Open Day is on Sunday 23rd October 1-4pm in the Beale Arboretum at West Lodge Park. Come and see the glorious autumn colours on a guided tour. Just £5 adults and free for children under 12.