Experts Choice Award 2018

The Ryebeck, Bowness-on-Windermere, has scooped a top accolade from TripExpert as winner of an Experts’ Choice Award 2018.

Not only that this is the second year in a row that the Bowness hotel has also picked up the Expert’s Choice Award for Best of the Lake District.

With approval from publications like The Telegraph and Insight Guides, The Ryebeck is featured on as one of the best hotels in Lake District. With reviewers agreeing that the Ryebeck is an outstanding choice for accommodation in Lake District.

Fewer than 2% of hotels worldwide receive the award. The award is based on over 1 million reviews from 85 publications and is bestowed on only the very best hotels. Unlike other awards, Experts’ Choice is unique in that it considers only expert reviews from travel guides, magazines, newspapers and other respected sources.

Experts’ Choice is highly selective. Over 400,000 hotels, 1.5 million restaurants, and 300,000 tourist attractions were considered for the award; about 2.5% of hotels, 0.5% of restaurants and 1.5% of tourist attractions were selected.

As in previous years, hotels in Europe were the most critically acclaimed. This year, restaurants in North America performed especially well, picking up over 5,000 of the approximately 8,000 awards.

TripExpert brings together expert reviews for hotels, restaurants and tourist attractions. It draws on over 85 leading travel publications. TripExpert is unique in providing an alternative to crowd sourced review sites. The company is based in New York, USA.

Duncan Evans, The Ryebeck’s General Manager, said: ‘’We are thrilled that we have been recognised by TripExpert for the second year running. Winning this type of award demonstrates that we are heading in that the right direction. This is firm recognition of the effort the whole team put into the day to day running of the hotel. We are all thrilled and will keep pushing for more recognition in the future for the quality of our food offer and our hospitality.’’