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Certificate of Excellence for the Regency Tea Room

Regency Tea RoomThe Regency Tea Room at the Jane Austen Centre earns the 2013 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence.

Honoured as a Top Performing Tearoom as Reviewed by Travellers on the
World’s Largest Travel Site

Bath, Uk – The Regency Tea Room at the Jane Austen Centre today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honours hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Only the top-performing 10 per cent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.

To qualify for a Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher, out of a possible five, as reviewed by travellers on TripAdvisor, and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months. Additional criteria include the volume of reviews received within the last 12 months.

Lenka Winter, the Tea Room Manager is pleased to receive a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence,” said,“We strive to offer our customers a memorable experience, and this accolade is evidence that our hard work is translating into positive reviews on TripAdvisor.”

“TripAdvisor is delighted to celebrate the success of businesses around the globe, from Sydney to Chicago, Sao Paulo to Rome, which are consistently offering TripAdvisor travellers a great customer experience,” said Alison Copus, Vice President of Marketing for TripAdvisor for Business. “The Certificate of Excellence award provides top performing establishments around the world the recognition they deserve, based on feedback from those who matter most – their customers.”

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Airport Bus Video

The Jane Austen News is: Martin Salter

Our ‘Airport bus Video’

Take a look at this little 1 minute video we made to show on the Airport Bus which runs from Bath city Centre to Bristol airport and back again.

Its a bit of fun and shows Martin and Centre Guide Elle as well as the Regency Tea Room.

 

The Jane Austen Centre aims to be not only informative but exciting and illuminating. With knowledgeable staff, a lovely period atmosphere, exclusive film, costume, contemporary exhibits, maps and books. It is the perfect starting point to an exploration of Jane Austen’s Bath.

The Centre at 40 Gay Street in Bath houses a permanent exhibition which tells the story of Jane’s experience in the city between 1801 and 1806 and the effect that living here had on her and her writing.Gay Street is the ideal location for the Jane Austen Centre in Bath, set between two of Bath’s architectural masterpieces, Queen Square and the Circus.

Dr Oliver biscuits

Enjoying a taste of Georgian England

Jane Austen actually lived in Gay Street (higher up the hill on the same side, at No.25) for some months in 1805.

Celebrating Bath’s most famous resident.

Pultney Bridge, Bath“They arrived in Bath. Catherine was all eager delight; her eyes were here, there, everywhere, as they approached its fine and striking environs, and afterwards drove through those streets which conducted them to the hotel. She was come to be happy, and she felt happy already. They were soon settled in comfortable lodgings in Pultney Street”.

Northanger Abbey

The Royal Crescent in BathIn Persuasion, the snobbish Sir Walter Elliot is relieved to find that Admiral and Mrs Croft, visiting Bath for the Admiral’s gout, are staying where he will not be ashamed to visit them: “The Crofts had placed themselves in lodgings in Gay Street, perfectly to Sir Walter’s satisfaction”.

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A proposal at the Centre

Marriage proposal witnessed by Martin Salter

We’ve just been sent some lovely photos of Zach’s proposal to Julie which happened recently in the Regency Tea Room. It’s so romantic.

Here’s what they said;

We cannot express our gratitude for all that you did to make sure that our special moment was perfect. We are so happy and we thank you with all of our hearts.

Marriage proposal witnessed by Martin Salter