Contact: John P. Finneran, Jr
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 28 2013
CALDWELL HOUSE BED AND BREAKFAST EARNS 2013 TripAdvisor CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE
Honored as a Top Performing Bed and Breakfastas Reviewed by Travelers on the World’s Largest Travel Site
Salisbury Mills, NY, May 28, 2013 – The Caldwell House Bed and Breakfast 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 traveler reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Only the top-performing 10 percent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.
To qualify for a Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher, out of a possible five, as reviewed by travelers on TripAdvisor, and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months. Additional criteria include the volume of reviews received within the last 12 months.
“The Caldwell House Bed and Breakfast is pleased to receive a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence,” said Dena Finneran, Innkeeper at the Caldwell House. “We strive to offer our customers a memorable experience, and this accolade is evidence that our hard work is translating into positive reviews on TripAdvisor.”
“TripAdvisor is delighted to celebrate the success of businesses around the globe, from Sydney to Chicago, Sao Paulo to Rome, which are consistently offering TripAdvisor travelers a great customer experience,” said Alison Copus, Vice President of Marketing for TripAdvisor for Business. “The Certificate of Excellence award provides top performing establishments around the world the recognition they deserve, based on feedback from those who matter most – their customers.”
About The Caldwell House Bed and Breakfast: The Caldwell House is a multi-award winning B&B located in the heart of the Hudson Valley – close to WestPoint, the Storm King Arts Center, Brotherhood Winery, and the Woodbury Common. Some of the area’s most beautiful hiking/biking trails are within walking or easy driving distance. Afterwards, one can lounge in front of a wood fire in the Parlor Room, or sit on the front porch with a glass of wine while the Moodna Creek wanders its way downstream toward the Hudson River.
Guests awake to the enticing smell of a 3-course homemade breakfast along with a fresh variety of beverages. The menu changes daily and all ingredient are fresh. “Chef Dena” will accommodate all dietary restrictions.
Built in 1802, this historic home is full of many original features – wood plank flooring, high ceilings, and crown molding, a lovely wrap around porch, antiques, and original paintings. Each guest room includes its own private full bath (in some instances a Jacuzzi tub for 2), King/Queen sized beds with luxurious bedding, flat screen TVs with DVD/Cable/Internet access, individual room temperature controls, an iPad filled with information about local attractions, and much more.
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*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, January 2013
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