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A Week of Treats for Housekeeping Appreciation Week 2021

September 20, 2021

The entire team at The Royal Crescent Hotel and Spa work incredibly hard to ensure an unrivalled guest experience for every moment of their stay with us. Our housekeeping team are no exception, continually pushing themselves to ensure every single bedroom and suite is pristine and ready to wow our guests.

This summer has been especially challenging for our housekeeping team owing to COVID-related recruitment issues, and so to show how much we value everything they do this Housekeeping Appreciation Week, we arranged for seven surprise treats for the whole team, to reward them every day this week!

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Daphne The Hedgehog Has Babies!

June 30, 2021
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We hope everybody is having an interesting week so far. As for us, we feel like we have woken up in an episode of Hedgehog Bridgerton!

We had a hot tip from Lady Whistledown that an amorous local male hedgehog has been paying our rescue hedgehog Daphne unchaperoned visits, resulting in four very cute baby hoglets. Check out this footage of our newest guests, captured by our Night Manager Patryk and our Server Lukasz.

What WILL the Duke of Hastings say Daphne?

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Spot The Hedgehogs!

April 19, 2021

It can be a little tricky spotting one of the three rescue hedgehogs residing in our gardens, owing to the fact they sleep during the day and mainly emerge at night-time.

So we commissioned local artist Sholto Walker to produce a bespoke “Where’s Wally” style illustration of our gardens. Can you spot our three hedgehogs in his drawing?

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The Hedgehogs’ First Photoshoot!

September 7, 2020

Four weeks ago, we welcomed three baby rescue hedgehogs – Daphne, Jane and Beatrix – into our quiet acre of gardens. Unsurprisingly for nocturnal wild animals, sightings have been few and far between. So we were delighted to welcome wildlife photographer Ian Wade to our gardens one evening, to capture the girls in action!

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