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May
17
2013

Discover Cornwall and Kernowek

Cornish Flag

My name is David McDonald, one of the General Managers within Coast and Country Hotels. I moved to St Mawes in November 2011 after spending the majority of my life in Devon, upon moving I was keen to discover Cornwall and the history of this beautiful part of the world. My grandfather had been a farmer in Cornwall for over 40 years, and it felt right to discover Cornwall for myself and learn more. One [...]

Apr
29
2013

Environmental Sustainability at Bay Hotels

Recycling and Waste Management

In these modern times where the average temperate has risen 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit in the last century we are confronted daily with issues across the world concerning Global Warming and Environmental Sustainability highlighting how everyone must play their part in reducing their carbon footprint by becoming more eco friendly. Here at Bay hotels we as a company are committed to environmental sustainability recognising that everyone has an important role to play. To this end over [...]

Apr
17
2013

Whats on Where?

Oysters

In this month’s “What’s on where?”  There are a number of attraction’s coming up around the country to cover a wide range of interests. If you’re a food lover then on the 20th April in Durham just 10 minutes from the Bay Eden Arms the Food Festival features numerous demonstrations, talks, book signings and samples on offer to whet your appetite. After all that food some exercise may be in order so  on the 27th [...]

Feb
28
2013

Torbay Hotel Refurbishment Project Part 2

Room 308

With the vast majority of the hotel refurbishment complete here at the Torbay hotel with only a few pictures left to put up we have been around again and got some more photographs to share with you all. We feel that the Hotel refurbishment work that has been undertaken over the 2 weeks has made a vast improvement to the look and feel of the room creating a much more modern, contemporary, light and airy [...]

Feb
19
2013

Torbay Hotel Refurbishment Project Part 1

Room 417

Here at Bay hotels we are constantly looking to move forward and listen to what you, our guests, are saying. With this in mind we have been undertaking an extensive refurbishment projects across a number of our hotels already this year including the Bay Glenburn, Bay St Ives, Bay Esplanade, Bay Beresford, Bay Valley of Rocks and the Bay Dilkhusa Grand totalling 84 rooms being refurbished already and that was just in January. As the [...]

Feb
1
2013

January Refurbishment Projects

Example of Refurbished Standard Room

During the month of January we have been busy maintaining our hotels as part of our ongoing commitment to improving our facilities and giving guests the best experience possible. One of those items that makes your short break more enjoyable is your room. In January we have put a lot of work into our refurbishment projects including guests rooms at a number of hotels…

Dec
20
2012

Midweek Break at Royal Esplanade Hotel, Ryde

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Although a very old fashioned hotel, the atmosphere as soon as we arrived in reception gives us a really good feeling as we were met by really friendly staff on reception that were quick to get us checked in and to our room. The staff were very much on the ball, the waiters and waitresses were happy to serve you and always remembered if you had tea or coffee, a little thing but all done [...]

Dec
13
2012

Sounds of Weekends

Tina Turner Tribute

New for 2013 is our Sounds of Weekends. With these breaks not only do we feature headline acts on Friday and Saturday nights performing different songs from a range of eras, but you also get comfortable accommodation, full traditional cooked breakfast and /or continental breakfast and in the evening you will be treated to a three course evening meal before the star act performs. The 60s Started with JFK being elected at President of the [...]

Nov
22
2012

Braemar Highland Games and Local Info

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Having arrived in Braemar just a few weeks ago to take on the position of Assistant Manager at the Invercauld Arms, I have been amazed at the village, and the area, and just what goes on around here. Our hotel is in a stunning location, nestling between the Eastern edge of the Cairngorm Mountains and the fringe of Royal Deeside. Just this morning I woke up to glorious sunshine and here is a picture of [...]

Oct
10
2012

A Different Type of View

The Big Wheel

The view from Bay Torbay Hotel looks a little different at the minute, a 60m observation wheel has been erected in Princess Gardens opposite the Bay Torbay Hotel, don’t worry views from the hotel have not been obscured. The 365 tonne wheel was completed in four days by eleven highly trained staff and has come straight from London’s Victoria Park Olympic celebrations. It is open to the public from 10am to 10pm until 31st October. [...]

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