Craigatin House

Awards & Accolades

We are always very proud to be acknowledged by our customers, organizations and publications for our endeavors and labors in running and maintaining Craigatin House and Courtyard Pitlochry. We’re always delighted to win awards or be recognized for what we do, it lets us know that we’re on the right track and gives us an extra burst of inspiration to keep working towards delivering a quality and value for money experience and service to all our customers. Hospitality is a challenging business that is all about the customer at the end of the day. We have been lucky enough to have received numerous awards in various categories during our time at Craigatin House. The following short page is an overview of some of those awards that we have received.

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GUESTHOUSE OF THE YEAR 2016

The Scottish Hotel Awards is a unique annual scheme created to encourage, recognise and reward hospitality excellence in Scotland. Member hotels are carefully assessed throughout the year by industry specialists and the whole process culminates in an exciting gala evening when the national establishment and grand awards winners are announced.

Craigatin House & Courtyard won the national award for Guesthouse of the Year in April 2016.

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Scottish Hotel Awards 2016 – Regional Guesthouse of the Year

The Annual Scottish Hotel Awards highlight excellence and outstanding character in hotels, guest houses and other establishments across Scotland. We were delighted to have won Regional “Guesthouse of the Year” for Central & Fife region in 2016

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Scotland the Best – Highly Commended

Trusted for over 20 years, Peter Irvine’s new,fully comprehensive and independent guide to Scotland gives you only the very best recommendations, Craigatin House & Courtyard is proud to have received a tick and a Highly Recommended Award in the 2016 guide.

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Scottish Rural Awards 2016 – Highly Commended

The Scottish Rural Awards are the ultimate benchmark of excellence for Scottish businesses, highlighting the true industry, innovation, dedication and aspiration of those who live and work in rural areas. We were honoured to have won a Highly Commended Award in 2016.

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Taste Of Scotland

Taste Our Best is a Visit Scotland's accreditation scheme which recognises and celebrates businesses that provide locally sourced, quality food and drink. Craigatin House & Courtyard is proud to offer locally sourced produce daily in our breakfast offering.

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National Winner - Visit Scotland - Scottish Thistle Awards 2014/15

Led by the most senior of figures in Scottish tourism, the Visit Scotland Scottish Thistle Awards celebrate excellence within the Scottish Tourism industry. Judged by several leading organisations, including VisitScotland, the Hospitality Industry Trust Scotland, Scottish Tourism Alliance, Highlands & Islands Tourism Awards and the Scottish Licensed Trade Association.

Craigatin House and Courtyard WON the National Award for the Most Hospitable B&B/Guesthouse in Scotland! We are truly thrilled and delighted to receive this most prestigious of awards! Thanks to all our great staff, our wonderful guests and everyone who supports our very special Pitlochry guesthouse.

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Nominated – Independent Hoteliers of the Year

We were privileged to be recognised and nominated in the prestigious "Scottish Independent Hoteliers of the Year" category in the 2015 Scottish Hotel Awards.

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SCOOT Headline Awards 2015

Craigatin House & Courtyard won a National Silver Award in the 2015 Scoot Headline Awards in London. The SCOOT Headline Awards recognise and reward the success and achievements of British businesses, large and small. SCOOT, is the UK’s leading online business directory.

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Scottish Rural Awards 2015

Highlighting the true industry, innovation, dedication and aspiration of those who live and work in rural areas, The Countryside Alliance Awards, or Rural ‘Oscars’, have long been the ultimate benchmark of excellence in the Scottish countryside. Craigatin House and Courtyard won the Runner Up Award in 2015 within the Hospitality category.

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Visit Scotland Scottish Thistle Awards 2014/15

For over 20 years the Visit Scotland Scottish Thistle Awards have been recognised as Scotland's tourism industry's Oscars. Scotland's tourism industry is the face, heart and soul of the country, employing over 200,000 passionate and committed individuals who help generate £11b of income per annum. Craigatin House and Courtyard is a 2014 Tayside & Eastern Regional Winner for “Most Hospitable Guesthouse”.

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Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Star Award 2014

Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Business Star Awards are an indicator of business excellence across the Perth and Kinross County. The awards applaud businesses with expertise, flair, vision, sound business sense and – above all – entrepreneurial drive and passion. Craigatin House and Courtyard was a 2014 finalist in the Excellence in Customer Service Category.

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The Courier Business Awards 2014

Celebrating business success across the Tayside and Perthshire region, we are thrilled to report that Craigatin House and Courtyard has been shortlisted for a 2014 Courier Business Award in the Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Business of the Year category.

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Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011 & 2010

Hotels are awarded a certificate of excellence as Tripadvisor travellers consistently commend certain properties with the highest praise, and recognise their 5 ratings as an exceptional achievement. Only the very best in the business are awarded a Certificate of Excellence.

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Scottish Hotel Awards 2014

The annual Scottish Hotel Awards recognise and celebrate outstanding achievement in Scotland’s thriving and diverse hospitality industry. Craigatin House and Courtyard won in the 2014 "Quality Guesthouse" category and received this fine crystal award. Presented at a sell-out gala dinner in Edinburgh, attended by over 500 hoteliers and their guests, The Scottish Hotel Awards is Scotland’s most comprehensive awards programme for the hotels and accommodation industry.

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1000 Tripadvisor Reviews

In March 2014 we achieved the landmark milestone of 1000 Tripadvisor reviews! With over 990 reviews out of this 1000 being rated “Excellent” and “Very Good”. Many thanks to Sarah D for being our 1000th reviewer and to all the other 999 reviewers who took the time to review their Craigatin House experience, we really do appreciate it.

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Visit Scotland Thistle Awards Regional Winner

Organised, managed and judged by Scotland's national tourism body, Visit Scotland. The National Scottish Thistle Awards discover and celebrate annually, excellence and innovation within the Scottish tourism industry. Craigatin House and Courtyard won a second regional Scottish Thistle in 2013.

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Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Star Award 2013

Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Business Star Awards are an indicator of business excellence across the Perth and Kinross County. The awards applaud businesses with expertise, flair, vision, sound business sense and – above all – entrepreneurial drive and passion. Craigatin House and Courtyard won a Star Award for Excellence in Tourism and Leisure in 2013.

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Scottish Hotel Awards 2013

The annual Scottish Hotel Awards are established now as ‘the’ big annual occasion for those in the Scottish hospitality industry and their motto is ‘Encouraging, Recognising & Rewarding Excellence'. The 10th Awards Night was held at the Crowne Plaza by the SECC, Glasgow on April 28th 2013. Craigatin House and Courtyard were delighted to be awarded with the predtigious "Website of the Year 2013" award.

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Visit Scotland Thistle Awards Regional Winner

The National Scottish Thistle Awards discover and celebrate annually, excellence and innovation in the Scottish tourism industry. Organised, managed and judged by Visit Scotland, Scotland's national tourism body. Craigatin House and Courtyard was a Scottish Thistle regional winner in 2012.

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Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Star Award 2012

Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Star Awards are an indicator of business excellence across the Perth and Kinross County. The awards applaud businesses with expertise, flair, vision, sound business sense and – above all – entrepreneurial drive and passion. Craigatin House and Courtyard won a Star Award for Tourism and Hospitality in 2012.

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Tripadvisor Travellers Choice Award 2009

Chosen by millions of traveller’s and users of the Tripadvisor.com website. These annual awards identify the most outstanding properties worldwide, in the categories of Top Hotels, Luxury, Bargain, Service, Small Hotels, and B&Bs and Inns. Craigatin House and Courtyard won its first Travellers Choice Award in 2009.

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Tripadvisor Travellers Choice Award 2010

Chosen by millions of traveller’s and users of the Tripadvisor.com website. These annual awards identify the most outstanding properties worldwide, in the categories of Top Hotels, Luxury, Bargain, Service, Small Hotels, and B&Bs and Inns. Craigatin House and Courtyard won its second Travellers Choice Award in 2010.

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Tripadvisor Travellers Choice Award 2012

Chosen by millions of traveller’s and users of the Tripadvisor.com website. These annual awards identify the most outstanding properties worldwide, in the categories of Top Hotels, Luxury, Bargain, Service, Small Hotels, and B&Bs and Inns. Craigatin House and Courtyard won its third Travellers Choice Award in 2012.

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VisitScotland Four Star GOLD

Visit Scotland uses a five-level star-grading system to indicate the standard of customer care and range of facilities on offer at assessed establishments. The Gold award recognises serviced accommodation businesses which consistently achieve the highest levels of excellence within their VisitScotland star grading. Craigatin House and Courtyard has been graded Four Star Gold since 2010.

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Best Recommended Inn.com Award 2012

This American based website award is given annually to innkeepers who demonstrate outstanding service to their guests and maintained the highest standards of hospitality. The award-winning inns were selected from among over 10,000 properties. Craigatin House and Courtyard won a Recommended Inn award in 2012.

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Laterooms.com Best Kept Secret Awards

Over 3000 British hotels and guesthouses are nominated annually by users of the Laterooms.com site, all of which are judged by an industry panel. Craigatin House and Courtyard won a 2012 award for Best Service.