Torbay is home to six of the UK’s best B&Bs according to a prestigious set of national awards announced today. Torquay is also home to this year’s Most Romantic hotel in the UK.
The 25 Boutique B&B in the resort ranks fifth in the world and second in Europe and the UK in the Tripadvisor listings, while the Elmdene comes eighth in the world and fourth in Europe and the UK. The Somerville in Torquay places 11th in the world and fifth in Europe and the UK, while the Kingsholm Hotel in Torquay, Sampford Guest House in Brixham and Stover Lodge in Torquay rank 11th, 13th and 16th in the UK respectively.
In the Most Romantic Hotels category, the Haytor Hotel in Torquay is named number one in the UK, seventh in Europe and 18th in the world. Also in Torquay, the Crowndale Hotel ranks seventh in the UK. In the Small Stays category, the Trelawney Hotel in Torquay comes 20th in the world, eighth in Europe and second in the UK while the Haytor Hotel in Torquay and Tavistock House Hotel in Tavistock place sixth and tenth in the UK respectively.
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The 2022 Travellers’ Choice “Best of the Best” Awards are based on the quality and quantity of traveller reviews and ratings posted on Tripadvisor during 2021. “We know that travel is not a one-size-fits-all approach, so the awards have you covered, no matter what type of trip you’re planning,” said Tripadvisor’s Kanika Soni.
“Winners for 2022 span six continents and 90 countries, ranging from cave hotels to overwater bungalows to castles and even family-owned B&Bs. Browse through these winners for a dose of wanderlust along with recommendations from the best guides in the world: other travellers.”
The UK’s Top Hotel overall is The Resident Covent Garden in London, while the best hotel on the planet for 2022 is Tulemar Bungalows & Villas in Costa Rica.