Winning an eviivo Award

We’re very proud that last year over 135 of our customers were either nominated for, or won, prestigious awards, and we’ve been picking up some gongs as well!

Every year we celebrate the best of independent hosts and hoteliers with the eviivo awards. With celebrity judges and a fantastic award ceremony for all the winners in London in October – view the winning properties from our 2017 awards here.
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We know how hard you work to make sure that your guests are not only satisfied, but leave you with stories to tell their friends and family, and it’s brilliant to see that there are so many awards recognising you, and the incredible job you do.
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With eviivo suite we’ve made a big difference to the lives and businesses of thousands of independent hosts and hoteliers and it’s great to see our partners, the press and the industry at large recognise the difference we make.
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2017 eviivo Awards

On the 17th of October the eviivo team and several hundred of the UK’s best independent hosts and hoteliers got together for the 2017 eviivo Awards at the fabulous Café de Paris in London.

This year the awards were open to both eviivo and non-eviivo customers, and we’re very proud to have secured some top quality judges, ranging from internationally recognized journalists to a Michelin starred chef.

The winners have now been announced and can be seen by clicking on the relevant award categories below, Our panel of judges (some you may even recognise from TV!) were hugely impressed by the quality of all the entries!

Most Beautifully Presented Award


Celebrating the strength of photography and descriptions used on your website, the depth and detail of extra local information supplied, website design, as well as the quality and cleanliness of your interior design and physical presentation. Photography and descriptions advertised online must match the customer experiences.

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Tastiest Breakfast Award

Celebrating the very best breakfasts being served up to guests during their stay. This could be your traditional fry-up done brilliantly, or something more unique and quirky. This award can be based on the quality of a particular signature breakfast or the inventiveness of the ingredients used. Finalists will need to cook their breakfast for an expert, master chef style, who will ultimately pick the winner.

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Budget with a Twist Award


Celebrating those properties that offer rooms at an average daily rate of under £50, whilst still providing clean, comfortable accommodation, and something more interesting and quirky than a soulless budget-chain provider. Providing a necessary and often overlooked service, to a good standard in terms of service and cleanliness, at a reasonable price.

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Quirkiest Place to Stay Award


Celebrating the unique and individual character of owners and managers in this wonderful industry, their properties, and the experiences available at them. The winner will offer a truly quirky experience for guests staying at their property. Think castles, shepherd huts, winery tours, feeding the farm animals etc.. Properties with ‘a story to tell’, a program of activity, exciting experience, or unique décor or surroundings, that will ensure their guests enjoy themselves and leave with ‘a tale to tell!’

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Outstanding Host Award


Celebrating the owner/manager who goes not just the extra mile, but the extra miles to ensure their guests have a great stay. A fabulous welcome, unforgettable personality, extra services available, nothing should be too much trouble for your guests, with all of this reflected in your feedback comments

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Most Creative Name Award


Celebrating the fantastically memorable, funny, quirky, satirical and poignant names of properties in the industry. Names that offer a small insight into your wonderfully unique and quirky accommodation and the stories behind them. A new category to celebrate the most creatively named property in the UK.

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Hidden Gem & Star Amongst Stars Award


We are also looking for nine regional winning properties, across all areas of the UK with great stories to tell. We will base this award on a combination of our data about your property (from your performance online, reviews from guests etc.) and information from you about what makes your property unique and special. So we need your help to learn all about you and your property. This can be anything like how you became an accommodation business owner, the unique and exciting challenges you face every single day, the things that make your property, and the experience of staying with you, unique. Think of your property as your stage, and you are performers for your guests every day, and we want to know all about those performances.

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While you’re waiting to find out how to enter next years awards why not find out a bit more about some of our previous award winners and awards night celebrations: