2 AA Rossette Award
The Brudenell Hotel confirmed its 2 AA Rossette Awards in July 2012. We are extremely proud of this great achievement and it is testament to the hard work and dedication from all the staff.
Enjoy England Breakfast Award
The Brudenell Hotel has been awarded the VisitEngland Breakfast Award. Sponsored by Kellogg’s, this award recognises the Brudenell for offering its guests a quality and choice of breakfast, service and hospitality that exceeds what would be expected at its 4 star rating. It also recognises head chef and his team who have gone the extra mile to ensure that breakfast exceeds expectations and for sourcing produce from local suppliers.
The Brudenell is a Green Hotel and has been awarded a Silver for it's Green policy.
Green Tourism businesses are on a green journey, they have not reached perfection but they are focused on being sustainable, responsible and green. This is demonstrated through a three grading levels (Bronze, Silver and Gold).
Every two years we are visited and assessed by a qualified professional to ensure standards are maintained as follows:
•We are committed to sustainable tourism and minimising its damage to the environment
•We operate in accordance with all relevant legislation and regulations
•We meet standards of good practice across a range of sustainable development indicators
•We are committed to providing a good quality of service
There are three Green Tourism grading levels:
Bronze – Committed / Good
Typically has some ethical or green purchasing such as fair trade coffee and some local sourcing, has low energy lighting in most areas has good general recycling systems and promotes either local public transport or activities to do without the car such as walking and cycling. A green co-ordinator is working to reduce impacts in all key areas.
Silver – Progressive / Excellent
The business shares its values in going green to both staff and customers. With significant use of recycled products as well as recycling to close the loop. The business sources from ethical and local sources extensively and is working to green its whole supply chain. Energy and water efficiency are key issues with evidence of heating and lighting changes to be more efficient. Showers and taps are effective but not wasteful. Monitoring of resource use such as energy water and waste is helping to deliver significant changes.
Gold – Inspirational / Outstanding
The highest standards of sustainability are being achieved with a strong and broad ethos and excellent examples throughout. The latest technologies will be employed from LED lighting through to efficient boilers and even renewable technologies. The business has efficient control of resource use and can demonstrate effective monitoring with targets for savings. Green procurement will include sustainable fish/meat sources, a range of ethical products and working with local suppliers to provide fresh, local and even organic items . Changes in working practices are leading to significant benefits to the business, community and supply chain.
EnjoyEngland.com Gold Award
In recognition of the excellent standards to which the Brudenell Hotel operates, VisitBritain has bestowed the hotel with its coveted Gold Award. As a further endorsement of our continued efforts,we are delighted with this fantastic news.
The Times 50 best places to eat al fresco
The Brudenell was included in The Times 50 best places to eat al fresco 24th April 2010 'Perched above the shingle beach, the long sea-view veranda is the perfect place to shelter and while away some time, consuming vast seafood platters or simply some coffee'. Visit the Times Online.
Suffolk Carbon Charter
The Suffolk Carbon Charter is an award recognising carbon reduction measures in Suffolk's small and medium businesses. The Brudenell currently holds Bronze
in this award.