AN East Lancashire lodge has been praised by Tripadvisor after scooping a prestigious Travellers' Choice Award.

Fence Gate Lodge, on Wheatley Lane Road in Fence, has been praised by the travel operator and named as in the top 10 per cent of hotels worldwide.

The award celebrates businesses that have received great reviews from travellers around the globe over the last 12 months.

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Quality of service, customer satisfaction and other factors are also considered.

As challenging as the past year was, Fence Gate Lodge stood out by consistently delivering positive experiences to its guests.

Keeley Beaumont, business director, said the team are “delighted” to have been recognised by the online travel company.

She said: “We are delighted to be recognised by Tripadvisor for the Traveler’s Choice Award.

“It really is a testament to our team at Fence Gate Lodge.”

“Congratulations to the 2022 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Winners,” said Kanika Soni, Chief Commercial Officer at Tripadvisor.

“The Travellers’ Choice Awards recognize the best in tourism and hospitality, according to those who matter most: your guests.

“Ranking among the Travellers’ Choice winners is always tough — but never more so than this year as we emerge from the pandemic.

“Whether it's using new technology, implementing safety measures, or hiring outstanding staff, I’m impressed by the steps you've taken to meet travellers’ new demands.

“You've adapted brilliantly in the face of adversity."

Fence Gate Lodge is nestled between Pendle’s most idyllic countryside set back in the village of Fence, within easy access of the M65.

With the beautiful Pendle countryside as a stunning backdrop, the award-winning 24-bedroom hotel has a blend of luxury bedrooms, junior suites, a master suite and an apartment.