Staff at a picturesque house overlooking Wimbledon Common are celebrating an award for excellence.

Frequented by actors and tennis stars alike, visitors to Cannizaro House in West Side Common have been honoured with a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award.

Jeff Ward, general manager of Cannizaro House said: "We are absolutely delighted to have won the 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award.

"It’s a credit to all our team and thanks to the many customers who come to Cannizaro House and have such a special experience that they feel inspired to write such glowing reviews."

The boutique country house hotel has six function rooms, a bar, and 46 bedrooms, many of which overlook 34 acres of gardens.

The awards celebrate hospitality excellence and are given to establishments which consistently achieve outstanding reviews on the website