• Award 11: The Independent Hotel of the Year Award, sponsored by Tetley


  • Criteria:

  • This award is open to establishments of all sizes that are located in Scotland, providing they are run as sole business entities and do not form part of a collection or group of hotels.

  • Please note:

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    - ALL boxes must be completed in order for the entry to be submitted. If a certain requirement is not applicable, please indicate "N/A" in the respective box.
    - Only links to entrant's own website will be counted. No third party web links are permitted.
    - Attachments may be sent by clicking on the "Select Files" button at the end of this form.
    - Maximum combined size of all attached files: 8mb per nomination.


    Nominations MUST include the following supporting information:

  • Describe the establishment’s overall ambience, facilities and how it stands out from competitors. (Maximum 150 words and/or a precise link to the relevant page on your website).
  • Describe how the hotel prioritises guest satisfaction, staff development and the promotion of local tourism. (Maximum 150 words and/or a precise link to the relevant page on your website).
  • Provide evidence of a commitment to environmental awareness, ethical principles and sustainable operating practices, including energy-efficiency and local sourcing. (Maximum 150 words, a precise link to the relevant page on your website or a one-page attachment, e.g. a sustainable business pledge).
  • Describe the training procedures and initiatives designed to improve employees’ skills, career prospects and the overall guest experience. (Maximum 150 words).
  • Describe how the hotel has helped the local community to benefit from its ongoing success. (Maximum 150 words and/or a precise link to the relevant page on your website).
  • Provide proof of external recognition, including guest references, reviews and/or press cuttings, in addition to any previous award nominations or wins. (Maximum 150 words, a precise link to the relevant page on your website or a one-page attachment).
  • Substantiating Evidence

    Please upload a maximum of four separate files.
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  • Nominator's Details

  • Note: If you are making a nomination on behalf of another company or individual, you MUST include your own details, or your entry form will be declared null and void.
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