YORK’S only five star hotel has won an award for its Grand Boardroom.

The Grand Hotel & Spa won the title of Best Boardroom/Small Meeting Room at the Conference Hospitality Awards in Leeds.

The Grand was also highly commended in the Best Welcome Guest Experience category.

General manager Philip Bolson said he was delighted to have won a CHA award for the second year in a row, particularly one recognising the hotel’s ‘magnificent’ boardroom.

The boardroom caters for up to 120 guests, with views of York Minster and the Bar Walls as a backdrop.