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As ‘Normal’ Returns

Dear all, On Monday we received the news that our entire industry has been waiting to hear since March 2020. The nearest thing to ‘normal’ conditions are returning as of Monday 19th July and many of the restrictions imposed over the past 15 months will be removed. Therefore masks will no longer be required to walk around the hotel, although still advised in crowded spaces….

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Bedroom Refurbishments at Reigate Manor

We are delighted to say our Manor Suite at Reigate Manor has had a well-needed refurbishment. Both rooms 401 and 415 have been cleared out and completely transformed this summer, with new wallpaper, mirrors, lighting and more. You will, however, still find our traditional 4 poster bed in room 401. Something I’m sure many will be delighted to hear. Both rooms are now available to…

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Long-awaited garden area opens at Reigate Manor

After over a year of being cooped up inside we are all more than a little desperate to enjoy a little sunshine. And now, at Reigate Manor, we finally can. Our new garden space has finally arrived and we are over the moon with it. Using artificial grass and a number of large wooden planters, the new space has transformed four old parking spaces into…

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Manor Collection join the Hoteliers’ Charter

The Hoteliers’ Charter was drawn up in 2020 to raise the profile of the hospitality industry and promote hospitality as a profession of choice to parents, schools, colleges, universities and careers influencers. The charter was conceived by Sally Beck, General Manager of The Royal Lancaster hotel, when she called upon the industry to change the perception of hospitality careers. Speaking on the Hoteliers’ Charter website…

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The light at the end of the tunnel

Three months ago I put together a very similar article where I spoke about the optimism I felt for the coming year. I think I was even so hopeful that I dared to invite readers to our upcoming wedding fair on 6th February. Of course, when I was putting this together I still thought I’d be visiting my parents on Christmas Day, so I think…

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A New Year message from our Operations Director

The start of a new year brings the feeling of joyous anticipation like no other time of the year. That is felt even more so as we enter 2021 and leave behind the horrors of the past 12 months. With venues closed for months on end, limits put on guest numbers and continued uncertainty over the tier system, the wedding industry will be at the…

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Investing to Succeed at The Manor Collection

If you sat me down 2 years ago and told me I would be awarded Surrey Business Person of the year in 12 months time, I would have laughed at you. If you had told me that in 2 years time we would be where we are now, I would have had security escort you off the premises. Yet here we are. In the midst…

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Reigate Manor is re-opening on Monday 10th August

After 5 months of being closed, we are delighted that Reigate Manor will be re-opening on Monday 10th August. The past few months has been very challenging for the hotel, with many of the weddings, events and Cellar Rooms celebrations having to be rescheduled due to the ongoing restrictions from the coronavirus. Over the past few weeks prior to opening the team have been implementing…

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Hartsfield Manor is re-opening on Monday 13th July

Hartsfield Manor, a 19th century manor house hotel based in Betchworth is re-opening on Monday 13th July after being closed for over 110 days. The last few months at Hartsfield Manor have not been the summer that we originally planned for. With several weddings and events rescheduling for later in the year or next year, the hotel has been through some very challenging few months….

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Hadlow Manor hires new Hotel Manager

Hadlow Manor, the busy function and wedding hotel on the Maidstone Road in Kent has recently hired a new manager to take over the day to day running of the hotel. George Payne joined the hotel in February having previously worked as a General Manager for Kudos at Penshurst Place. George takes over from Besnik Imeri who left the hotel in January to return back…

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Reigate Manor hosts Careers afternoon for local students

Reigate Manor recently invited twenty sixth form students currently studying at Reigate college to come along to the hotel and learn more about what’s involved with working in the hospitality business. The students who have shown an interest in working in the industry spent an informative few hours at the busy Reigate hotel learning about different roles within the industry. The hotel belongs to Manor…

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Reigate Manor hosts another successful quiz night raising a further £1500 for The Giant Pledge!

On Friday 7th February, Reigate Manor hosted a fantastic quiz night to raise funds for The Giant Pledge. The Giant Pledge was set up by local Redhill family Vicky and James (Woody) Woodall after they had the devastating news that their then four year old son George had a rare form of cancer known as a Ewing Sarcoma. The family have thrown their energies into…

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