Beach Shell Inn Receives 2016 White Glove Award

  • Beach Shell Inn Receives 2016 White Glove Award
October 27, 2016
Posted by paradesign
in Blog

We are thrilled to announce that Beach Shell Inn has received the distinguished White Glove Award. The White Glove Award was created to distinguish hotels and resorts whose housekeeping standards are rated beyond exceptional by the Superior Small Lodging Association (an association for boutique hotels).

The Florida Superior Small Lodging Association (SSLA) recently announced 14 Lee County hoteliers have successfully qualified for the distinguished SSLA designation.  The SSLA certification is a statewide hospitality recognition program. In addition, 10 of the 14 total SSL properties inspected by the Property Review Program (PRP) qualified to receive the coveted Donal A. Dermody White Glove Award for best practices in housekeeping.  Properties must receive a score of 100 percent for all components of the housekeeping inspection to be eligible to receive the White Glove Award.  

All 125 statewide members of SSL automatically become members of the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (FRLA). Additionally, members with restaurants also become members of the National Restaurant Association (NRA).

Eligibility for participation in the Lee County SSLA program is restricted to accommodations with 75 room units or less.  Properties must hold a valid hotel, motel, inn or bed and breakfast license and pay all applicable state and local taxes related to the operations of an accommodation.

The SSLA inspection program and designation is designed to provide travelers with an easily identifiable symbol to demonstrate that the accommodation is clean, safe and a well managed small lodging.  

The passing grade for an unexpected inspection in the program is 82 percent and is based on a comprehensive review of six different property attributes: registration/operations/public places, guest accommodations, bathrooms, bathroom supplies, kitchens, and property exterior.

Take a peek at our Tripadvisor reviews and you’ll see that our guests agree with the SSLA!

Have you stayed with us before? Leave us a review and let us know what you thought!

We are absolutely thrilled to receive this award again and we look forward to continuing the great service our guests know and love for years to come!

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