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Eco hotel of the year 2018 chooses eco bedding supplier

The award winning ‘Good Hotel Guide Eco Hotel of the Year 2018’ Cedar Manor, Windermere in the Lake District, has upped its eco message to guests by upgrading all of the hotel’s bedding to products supplied by The Fine Bedding Company hospitality division.

Cedar Manor is an accredited “Green Hotel”, a 3 Red Star luxury country house hotel with 10 guest rooms and suites. As an eco–friendly hotel the sustainability credentials of its bedding provider was a key consideration and they selected the products based on how the products are manufactured.

As a manufacturer and supplier, The Fine Bedding Company hospitality division manufactures products directly from its own accredited eco factory, which uses 100 per cent energy from renewable sources and boasts a best-in-the-industry low carbon footprint.

Caroline Kaye, director of Cedar Manor, said: “The fact that The Fine Bedding Company hospitality division is such an environmentally friendly company totally swayed our decision. Having bedding that is made in an eco factory ticked all of the boxes for us when we were assessed for our Green Tourism Business Scheme and the CBEN awards. “Having sampled the duvets and pillows, at a time when we needed to change some of our bedding, we were so impressed by both the products and the helpfulness of the team that we replaced all our bedding products throughout the whole hotel. “We chose the Spundown and Boutique Silk products because we can wash them in our onsite machines.

It is important to be able to wash them frequently as we have a huge reputation to uphold and having a spotless hotel is a very important requirement for a Red Star Hotel. The AA inspector was very pleased with our choice too!!” Kaye continued: “The quality of the products are exceptional and the fact that they are non allergenic is an important factor. Our guests feel the quality too – they especially love the pillows and we’re frequently asked whether they can buy the same products anywhere.

The luxury mattress protectors are wonderful and keep our beautiful Sealy mattresses looking brand new.” Jeanette Sadler from The Fine Bedding Company hospitality division said: “Containing our unique Smartfil® microfibres, our Spundown and Boutique Silk bedding products are our best sellers.

Key benefits that hoteliers like are that they are non-allergenic and easy to wash at 60°C, the temperature that kills dustmites. “Being an environmentally focused business we have been able to meet the needs of Cedar Manor and are delighted to have helped to support their eco award achievements. “Our duvets, pillows, toppers and protectors are not only luxurious but practical and functional. Our bedding enables the Cedar Manor Hotel team to meet the high expectations of guests while making it easier for housekeeping to clean and maintain high standards.”


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