11 December 2015
We have worked closely with Mr and Mrs Smith Hotels for a number of years now. The relationship was initiated when we first started supplying a number of the hotels listed in their exclusive collection, hotels such as Chewtonglen, The George in Rye and The Soho.
Mr & Mrs Smith’s website is the place to go for the most luxurious, unique and exclusive hotels in the world. If relaxing in a beautiful Italian Villa overlooking the hills of Florence is your thing or even a wilderness break in the outback of Australia, camped out in a luxurious tent with a view of the famous Ayer’s Rock, then Mr and Mrs Smith Online is the place to visit.
The annual Mr and Mrs Smith Hotel awards took place on the 5th November this year. This glamorous evening was attended by the who’s who of the Boutique Hotel Industry. This year Ruark Audio sponsored the “Best budget boutique hotel” category. The hotels short listed for this category are every bit as inviting as other Smith Hotels but at prices which don’t break the bank! The Ruark team attended the bash and were welcomed with some tasty cocktails courtesy of Chase Distillery, a fellow sponsor. If coffee cocktails are your thing then the team from Lavazza were on hand serving up some mouth-watering coffee treats. For the competitive amongst us there was even the chance to battle it out on a ping pong table.
It wasn’t all drinks and partying all evening, there was also the serious business of the awards ceremony. Awards were separated into 12 categories each showcasing some of the finest Boutique hotels in the world. Truth be told whether a winner or not, we would happily stay at any of these gorgeous hotels. The winner of our sponsored category was the fabulous Masseria Cervarolo located in Puglia, Italy. This tranquil 16th century farmhouse offers lucky guests a relaxing stay in gorgeous surroundings all from an amazing £80 a night! The Pig on the Beach in Dorset picked up the coveted “Best Smith Hotel 2015” award. Set on an idyllic cliff-side in Dorset, this beautiful manor house is the perfect weekend getaway destination with rooms to suit everyone from families to couples.
We are delighted to be able to work so closely with Mr and Mrs Smith and are flattered that many of those hotels listed on their website have chosen Ruark Audio products for their rooms. So, thanks to James, Tamara and the rest of the Smith team for a fantastic evening……same time next year?