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Tributes paid to Grand Jersey Hotel head concierge

Hugo de Castro had worked at the hotel for over 38 years and was a member of the elite Golden Keys Society - a professional association of hotel concierges

The Grand Jersey Hotel has announced the passing of its head concierge, Hugo de Castro.  

In a Facebook post the team paid tribute to the concierge describing him as a “familiar smiling face that welcomed guests with a natural warmth and affection”.  

Castro had worked at the hotel for over 38 years and was a member of the elite Golden Keys Society – a professional association of hotel concierges. 

In 2020 he was a finalist for Ambassador of the Year at the 2020 Pride of Jersey Awards.  

The Grand Jersey Hotel said: “We are saddened to announce the passing of Hugo de Castro, our beloved head concierge for over 38 years. He was the familiar smiling face that welcomed guests with a natural warmth and affection.”

“An award-winning member of the elite Golden Keys Society, Hugo was the epitome of The Grand. Hugo was considered a true champion of the island and was a finalist for Ambassador of the Year at the 2020 Pride of Jersey Awards.”

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