Somerset Al Fateh Bahrain earns 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

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Somerset Al Fateh Bahrain, a leading serviced residence today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its sixth year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodations, eateries and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience.

Located in the exclusive Juffair residential area of Manama, Somerset Al Fateh Bahrain offers unparalleled Bahrain accommodation with comfort, security and convenience, making it one of the most sought after serviced residences in Bahrain. Ideal for both short and long term visits, the 118-unit property is conveniently located close to the central business district, diplomatic area and Bahrain Financial Harbour.

Residents can select from one, two or three-bedroom apartments, each of which is tastefully designed to exude a ‘home away from home’ feeling of warmth and hospitality. All units are configured with a fully-equipped modern kitchen, dining area, stylish living area, en suite bathroom and a private balcony. Apart from this, each apartment has an entertainment system. The property also features a 24-hour reception, babysitting services, breakfast lounge, business centre, fully equipped gymnasium, children’s indoor playroom, outdoor swimming pool as well as Jacuzzi, sauna and steam rooms.

“We are delighted that Somerset Al Fateh Bahrain has been recognised with this prestigious title. Guest satisfaction is always our priority and we look forward to welcoming more guests along with maintaining our high standards,” said Rohan Rakendath, General Manager of Somerset Al Fateh Bahrain.

“With the Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor honours hospitality businesses that have consistently received strong praise and ratings from travellers,” said Heather Leisman, Vice President of Industry Marketing, TripAdvisor. “This recognition helps travelers identify and book properties that regularly deliver great service. TripAdvisor is proud to play this integral role in helping travelers feel more confident in their booking decisions.”

The Certificate of Excellence accounts for the quality, quantity and recency of reviews submitted by travelers on TripAdvisor over a 12-month period. To qualify, a business must maintain an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out of five, have a minimum number of reviews and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months.

About The Ascott Limited

The Ascott Limited is a Singapore company that has grown to be the world’s largest international serviced residence owner-operator. It has over 27,000 operating serviced residence units in key cities of the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, as well as over 17,000 units which are under development, making a total of more than 45,000 units in over 290 properties.

The company operates three award-winning brands – Ascott, Citadines and Somerset. Its portfolio spans over 100 cities across 27 countries.

Ascott, a wholly owned subsidiary of CapitaLand Limited, pioneered Asia Pacific’s first international-class serviced residence with the opening of The Ascott Singapore in 1984. In 2006, it established the world’s first Pan-Asian serviced residence real estate investment trust, Ascott Residence Trust. Today, the company boasts over 30 years of industry track record and award-winning serviced residence brands that enjoy recognition worldwide.

Ascott’s achievements have been recognised internationally. Recent awards include World Travel Awards 2015 for ‘Leading Serviced Apartment Brand’ and ‘Leading Serviced Apartments’ in Belgium, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Philippines, Singapore, Spain, Thailand and Vietnam, Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards 2015 for ‘Best Serviced Residence Brand’, Business Traveller UK Awards 2015 for ‘Best Serviced Apartment Company’, Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2015 for ‘Best Serviced Apartment Company’, Business Traveller China Awards 2015 for ‘Best Serviced Residence Brand’ and ‘Best Serviced Residence’, TTG China Travel Awards 2015 for ‘Best Serviced Residence Operator in China’ and DestinAsian Readers’ Choice Awards 2016 for ‘Best Serviced Residence Brand’.

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