The Grove luxury hotel spa resort

We're delighted to have won many awards - here are just a few. Yet we won't rest on our laurels and we're always still looking for new ways to fine tune and innovate, constantly improving the service we give you. Please do write a review of us based on your experiences as a guest - and do read the reviews written by others too.


  • 2016 Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Award
  • Bookatable Awards Winner 2016 – Best Restaurant in Hertfordshire (Colette’s)
  • 2016 Conde Nast Johansens Spa Awards for Excellence - Best for Service
  • AA Hotel - awards The Grove 5 Red Stars, 2013
  • Today’s Golfer 2013 Awards - England’s Best Hotel/Resort (South)
  • Best UK Hotel - Grass Roots Supplier Awards. Recognising its strong partnerships throughout the industry. A shortlist of 250, voted for by Grass Roots employees, was then whittled down to 21 and the eventual winners in a survey of 1,000 clients, 2013
  • Good Spa Guide Awards – National Award winner: Best Body Treatment (Rose Ritual), 2013
  • Colette’s restaurant - recognised as one of the UK’s leading restaurants with an entry in The Good Food Guide 2014 (6 out of 10), 2013
  • Investors in People – Gold, 2013
  • Ronnefeldt Gold Tea Masters – Claire Tylcoat & Daven Abrahams - The only two Gold Tea Masters in the UK, 2013
  • Golf Monthly – Top 50 UK & Ireland Golf Resorts - fourth overall and No.1 English course, 2013
  • Best Day Spa (No.1) - Natural Health Magazine, 2012
  • AA Rosette award - The Stables, 2012
  • 'Outstanding Provider' - Anouska's, The Grove's OFSTED approved kids' club, has been awarded the highest possible rating given by the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills (OFSTED), 2011
  • The Good Food Guide - Colette's restaurant is recognised as one of the UK's leading restaurants with an entry in 2012.
  • AA three rosettes - awarded to Colette's, 2011
  • AA Notable Wine List Award - received by Colette's, 2011/12
  • Best resort For Families - Today's Golfer magazine, 2011
  • Best UK Conference Hotel (Bronze) - Conference & Incentive Travel Magazine - Hot List 2011
  • Best Hotel for Fitness - Zest Magazine, 2011
  • 2nd Best UK Resort Hotel - Sunday Times Travel Magazine Reader Awards, 2011
  • UK's Best Leisure Hotel - Runner Up, Condé Nast Traveller Readers Travel Awards, 2010
  • Best Spa in UK Hotel - Third place, Condé Nast Traveller Readers Travel Awards, 2010
  • Best Spa in the World  - The Daily Telegraph Ultra Travel Magazine, 2009?
  • Best Conference Hotel - Bronze Award from The C&IT Hotlist Awards, 2009

A little while ago, but still dear to us…

  • Sequoia is named the Best Spa in the World in London last night at the Telegraph ULTRAS, 2009
  • Best UK Hotel for Catering - Conference and Incentive Travel Awards 2008
  • UK's Best Leisure Hotel - Condé Nast Traveller Gold List 2008
  • Host of the World Golf Championships, American Express Championship 2006
  • AA Hotel of the Year 2004/05
  • 50 Coolest hotels in the world - Condé Nast Traveller 2004
  • Best New Hotel (Interior Design) - The European Hotel Design Awards 2004 
  • Spa of the Year, 2005 - Condé Nast Traveller Reader Awards
  • The youngest course to enter the Top 100 UK Golf Courses                                                                                             


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