Awards for Hoe Grange Holidays

VisitEngland 4 Star Self-catering

All the national assessing bodies (VisitEngland*, VisitScotland, Visit Wales and the AA) now assess hotels and guest accommodation (including B&Bs) to the same criteria and award one to five stars. The star ratings reflect the overall quality of the experience. When choosing your accommodation look for the Quality Rose, the official marque of the Enjoy England national tourist board rating scheme.

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VisitEngland Gold Award

Gold and silver awards are given to hotels and guest accommodation that provide exceptional quality in all areas but in particular in service and hospitality.

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VisitEngland Award For Excellence Gold

Celebrating the people behind the cream of English tourism – B&B owners, hoteliers, self-catering properties, visitor attractions, caravan parks, business venues, Tourist Information Centres and other tourism businesses that are the very best in England.

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Green Tourism Gold Award

A Green Tourism award shows that a business has been independently assessed and certified, so you can choose the greenest option with confidence. Businesses which meet Green Tourism standards receive a Bronze, Silver, or Gold award based on their level of sustainability. Green Tourism is validated by ICRT on behalf of VisitEngland, VisitWales, VisitScotland and Northern Ireland Tourism. Additional information on this certification scheme can be found here.

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VisitEngland Families Welcome

The Families Welcome scheme will give families the confidence that they are booking quality accommodation that meets their particular needs. Simple criteria have been developed which consider the specific requirements of families with children.

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Older and less mobile

Typically suitable for a person with sufficient mobility to climb a flight of steps but who would benefit from fixtures and fittings to aid balance.

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Part-time wheelchair users

Typically suitable for a person with restricted walking ability and for those who may need to use a wheelchair some of the time and can negotiate a maximum of three steps.

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Assisted wheelchair users

Typically suitable for a person who depends on the use of a wheelchair and requires assistance from a carer, and maybe a hoist, when transferring to and from the wheelchair in a seated position.

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Visually impaired in need of key services and facilities

Typically provides key additional services and facilities to meet the needs of visually impaired guests.

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Hearing impaired in need of key services and facilities

Typically provides key additional services and facilities to meet the needs of guests with hearing impairment.

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Peak District Environmental Quality Mark

For the Peak District National Park….for the environment…..for quality

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Trip Advisor Green Leader Platinum

The TripAdvisor GreenLeaders Program showcases a variety of eco-friendly hotels and B&Bs, from budget to luxury - and they're all committed to green practices like recycling, local and oganic food, and electric car charging stations.

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TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame

TripAdvisor are proud to celebrate Certificate of Excellence’s 5-year anniversary (Certificate of Excellence award recognises establishments that consistently earn great TripAdvisor reviews from travellers), and are even more excited to honour properties that have won the award all five years. These Hall of Fame businesses deserve to be especially proud, so this special award has been created just for them.

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Enjoy Card offer

As an Enjoy Card holder you can get discounts, deals and exclusive benefits such as "2 for 1", "Kids go free" or money off at participating tourism businesses in and around Staffordshire. From Alton Towers, to Drayton Manor Theme Park, National Trust properties to the thrill of the races at Uttoxeter, fascinating museums to tree top adventure at Go Ape! Not to mention hotels, accommodation, restaurants and shopping. The world of possibilities is right on your doorstep!

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Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Self-assessed Accessibility Information provides a list of available facilities and services, highlighted as being of key importance by disabled people.  Along with Access Statements, which provide a fuller written description of accessibility, it can help people with access needs make an informed choice as to whether accommodation, attractions, food & drink or shopping establishments meet their needs.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • Parking for Multiple unit properties:
    • YesDesignated parking space provided for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas ramp

Access

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to:
    • YesToilet and bathroom
    • YesOne or more bedrooms
    • YesLounge
    • YesKitchen
    • YesDining room
    • YesToilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesOutdoor facilities
  • large decked verandah

  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls

Bed/ Bathrooms

  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest
  • YesBedrooms available with non-allergic bedding (ie non-feather pillows)
  • Bathrooms available with:
    • YesBath
    • YesWet room
  • YesSeparate shower unit with support handrails available
  • YesSeparate shower unit with fixed shower seat or shower chair available
  • YesW.C. fitted with handrails available
  • YesTaps in bathroom with lever handles available

Notes

  • Accessible equipment available free of charge: Oxford Advance Mobile Hoist, Electric profile single bed, Mobile shower chair, toilet seat riser, bath boards, bed blocks, high back armchair with high seat, bed rail, portable hearing loop, portable door chime.

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Kitchen

  • YesSink taps have lever handles

General

  • YesCall system with vibrating pads
  • YesGuest information available in large print (14pt and over)