Craigatin House and Courtyard Pitlochry - 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.

NATIONAL WINNER – VISIT SCOTLAND – SCOTTISH THISTLE AWARDS

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.

 
Scottish Rural Awards 2015

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 has been nominated for a 2015 award in the Hospitality category.

 
Visit Scotland Scottish Thistle Awards 2014/15

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”.

 
Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Star Award 2014

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.

 
The Courier Business Awards 2014

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.

 
Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2010, 2011 & 2012

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.

 
Scottish Hotel Awards

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.

 
Scottish Hotel Awards

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.

 
Scottish Hotel Awards

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.

 
Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Star Award

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.

 
Scottish Hotel Awards

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.

 
Visit Scotland Thistle Awards Regional Winner

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.

 
Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Star Award

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.

 
Tripadvisor Travellers Choice Award 2009

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.

 
Tripadvisor Travellers Choice Award 2010

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.

 
VisitScotland Four Star GOLD

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.

 
Best Recommended Inn.com Award 2012

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.

 
Laterooms.com Best Kept Secret Awards

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.