Sustainability Statement

At Sarova Hotels, we’re passionate about creating a sustainable, thriving and responsible business that our customers and employees can be proud of. It’s our belief that businesses must do their part to ensure our local communities and wider planet have a bright and better future. Our SarovaGreenKey initiatives help achieve our sustainability goals, while maintaining our high levels of guest satisfaction. Learn about SarovaGreenKey initiatives:

ECOsmart Accreditation

ECOsmart is the accreditation programme of Greengage Solutions – recognising and supporting eco-friendly hotels and conference venues that meet certified standards of sustainability. Each of our hotels has received ECOsmart accreditation as follows:

  • The Bull Hotel: Silver Hotel Award
  • The Rembrandt: Silver Hotel Award
  • Sir Christopher Wren Hotel: Bronze Hotel Award
  • The Abbey Hotel: Bronze Hotel Award

Waste Reduction and Single Use Plastics

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle – we’re doing our part with even more to come! For instance, we aim to eliminate single use plastics from our business entirely by the end of next year. We’re already on our way by eliminating plastic straws, cups and lids. Our takeaway hot drinks are served in compostable paper cups and lids. With digital contracts, menus, digital check in and check out solutions to name a few, our paper consumption is now a fraction of where it used to be. We’ve introduced plastic-free room keys and plastic-free pens for some properties.

Water Conservation

As water becomes scarcer across the globe, Sarova Hotels is making an ongoing commitment to reduce our water consumption. We’ve implemented a number of water saving technologies in bedrooms, kitchens and restrooms across our properties. You’ll find aerated showerheads, and dual flush toilets among the many water saving technologies in every bathroom. We even endeavour to educate guests about the importance of water conservation as they enjoy their stay, and train employees on water saving activities.

Carbon Footprint

We’ve implemented a number of initiatives to limit our impact on the environment. Thousands upon thousands of lightbulbs have been changed to light-emitting diode (LED) technology, offering a fraction of the energy consumption of a typical halogen. We’ve installed key card energy savers in all our bedrooms and motion sensors in public areas, to ensure that unoccupied rooms and areas are not needlessly consuming energy. Importantly, all our development projects are designed with a focus on our environmental impact, including installation of plant and machinery (boilers, A/C plant, cold storage) with the highest standards of energy efficiency. The Bull Hotel, for example, has even installed electric car chargers, free for guests to use during their stay.

Sustainable Food Chain

Our chefs, at Sarova Hotels, design menus at our bars and restaurants to take advantage of all the seasonal and local produce available where possible. From sustainable seafood to cleaning products, suppliers are handpicked to ensure they demonstrate the highest standards

Modern Slavery Statement

Sarova Hotels is committed to ensuring that there is no modern slavery or human trafficking in our business and supply chains. We have a zero tolerance approach to any form of modern slavery and are committed to acting ethically and with integrity in all of our business relationships. Sarova Hotels recognizes that modern slavery and human trafficking is a complex and global issue and we will continue to review and improve our approach to tackle this issue. This statement is made in accordance with the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and sets out the steps we are taking to ensure that modern slavery is not taking place within our business or supply chains.