A HOTEL in Bournemouth has been rated among the top 10 eco-friendly stays in the world.

The Green House, in Grove Road on the East Cliff, found itself in the company of destinations in Mexico, Paris, Thailand and Cape Town, in rankings based on customer reviews for the online travel agent Expedia.

The hotel’s listing among the top 10 sustainable stays notes it is “equally suitable for weddings, self-care weekends and romantic getaways”, and that the eco-hotel “has been designed to help guests feel great while doing good”.

It adds: “That ethos touches every facet of the Green House, from the building’s renewable energy production and Forest Stewardship certified, UK-crafted furnishings to the on-site restaurant’s adherence to local sourcing and high animal welfare standards – the company car even runs on bio-fuel from the kitchen’s old cooking oil!”