Here are some of the lovely things that the press have been saying about us!

The Press

Date: 2018
Longcroft press update

Since we opened the doors of the first Longcroft Cat Hotel in Welwyn to our feline guests, the response from the press has been incredible. Here is just a small selection of press and TV coverage, from local to national and international, as far afield as Vietnam, India, Brazil and Macedonia. If you require a press pack then please do contact us.


itv / this morning

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This Morning was searching for Britain’s Top Cat. McFly’s Tom Fletcher, together with a panel of leading figures in the feline world – Sally Tokens, Jackie Weaver and Arlene Phillips, were on a mission to find the nation’s purr-fect moggy. Longcroft were very proud to host “The Feline Factor” – a Krypton Factor inspired cat assault course…

Channel 4 / Compare Your Life

Carlton Hood
Over four million Brits have abandoned the rat race to be their own bosses, but most of us are too overwhelmed by the staggering number of possible new opportunities to make such a big change. By using the same principles found in comparison websites, Carlton Hood, former CEO of, helps separate the emotion from the important factors and guide families towards a future that will work for them. Pete and Iney want to start a family business to allow them to spend more quality time with their two children, Archie and Rhianna. With the couple being torn between a new life in France and a venture closer to home in the UK. Carlton offers the couple a trial of three potential new lives: an exciting business opportunity overseas in Western France, a village post office in the rolling countryside of Worcestershire, and an exciting hotel franchise for animal-lovers, Longcroft Luxury Cat Hotels.

(Aired in June 2013)

BBC / Newsround

BBC Newsround

ITV News

Abi Purser, Longcroft Luxury Cat Hotel, ITV

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  • Time Out London | Feline fancy? A luxury cat hotel is opening in south London
  • The Guardian | Luxury cat hotels : pet care goes upmarket
  • Lonely Planet | Individual suites and spa days – inside London’s newest luxury hotel…for cats
  • Real Business| Luxury cat hotel to deliver five-star feline experience
  • Your Local Guardian | Longcroft Luxury Cat Hotel Group set to bring a new cat hotel to Norbury
  • Kent Live | A luxury cat hotel is opening in Margate and people are already booking ahead
  • Croydon Advertiser | Take a look around Croydon’s new hotel – for cats
  • Liverpool Echo | Luxury cat hotel to open in Southport




Most innovative new home-based business venture

With gourmet menus, individually decorated bedrooms and choice of music, Longcroft Luxury Cat Hotel has developed into a franchise business ... Read more


The UK’s poshest cat hotel

When it comes to luxury accommodation in the UK, Longcroft Hotel has cornered the market.

Forget the Hilton, Longcroft residents are collected from their homes in chauffeured Mercedes, lay their heads upon heated pillows atop wrought iron beds and dine on gourmet line-caught fish suppers served in bone china bowls every night. ... Read more


Fine dining

A luxurious hotel suite - complete with four-poster bed, state-of-the-art sound system and fine dining - for just £15 a night? Sounds like quite a bargain. But this is a hotel for cats ... Read more


Live it up in style

The days of wondering whether your cat’s OK while you’re away may have gone.
A new luxurious feline hotel could mean your pet has an even better holiday than you. Four-legged guests who check in at the hotel in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, can live it up in style with amazing treats from the hotel's organic ‘A La Cat’ menu ... Read more


Scrumptious delights!

WITH four-poster beds, state-of-the-art sound systems and a pampering package on offer, this luxurious hotel seems a remarkable bargain at as little as £19 a night ... Read more


Longcroft wins the Guardian home business award

The Guardian Business awards celebrates the achievements and successes of some of the UK’s best and most promising businesses. ... Read more


The aristocats

Mollycoddled moggies are getting the VIP treatment at a new luxury hotel for felines in Royston.
In fact, the aristocats may enjoy a better holiday than the owners ... Read more


Go on, let us in for some pampering!

We like to help readers find excellent treats with our reviews of hotel stays and food and drink menus, and now we’ve discovered somewhere new and very special in the beautiful Buckinghamshire countryside ... Read more