The Chestnut Hotel

The Chestnut Hotel Awarded 2014 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence


Morgantown, WV -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/18/2014 -- The Chestnut Hotel today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Establishments awarded the Certificate of Excellence are located all over the world and represent the upper echelon of businesses listed on the website.

When selecting Certificate of Excellence winners, TripAdvisor uses a proprietary algorithm to determine the honorees that takes into account reviews ratings. Businesses must maintain an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out of five, volume and recency of reviews. Additional criteria include a business’ tenure and popularity ranking on the site.

“Winning the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence within the first 8 months that the hotel has been open, is a true source of pride for the entire team at The Chestnut Hotel. We would sincerely like to thank each of our past guests who took the time to complete a review on TripAdvisor,” said Shanna Biser, General Manager at The Chestnut Hotel. “There is no greater seal of approval than being recognized by one’s customers. With the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence based on customer reviews, the accolade is a remarkable vote of confidence to our business and our continued commitment to excellence.”

“TripAdvisor is pleased to honor exceptional hospitality businesses for consistent excellence,” said Marc Charron, President of TripAdvisor for Business. “The Certificate of Excellence award gives top performing establishments around the world the recognition they deserve, based on feedback from those who matter most – their customers. From Australia to Zimbabwe, we want to applaud exceptional hospitality businesses for offering TripAdvisor travelers a great customer experience.”

About The Chestnut Hotel
The Chestnut Hotel, located at 345 Chestnut Street in Morgantown, celebrated the official Grand Opening in September 2013. The Chestnut Hotel is locally owned, and operates as an independent brand boutique hotel. The new hotel, along with RockTop Lounge & Rooftop Cabana and Big Whiskey Saloon & Dancehall, are all part of the 341Live Entertainment District. 341 Live Entertainment offers a unique destination for those seeking to maximize their nightlife experience in the heart ofdowntown Morgantown. Hotel reservations can be made through the hotel website or by calling the hotel directly at 304¬777¬4100.



Recognized as a Top Performing Hotel as Reviewed by Travelers on the
World’s Largest Travel Site

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*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, Q1 2014
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