Announces Winners of "Best of 2011-2012 Awards"

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --™, the most comprehensive site for finding bed and breakfast properties around the world, today announces the winners of its seventh annual "Best of Awards™," recognizing top inns around the world providing the best travel experience, hospitality and customer service.

(Logo: analyzed the quality and quantity of the traveler reviews from the past year on to select the inns providing superior travel experiences and hospitality. also considered the quality of inns' photos, listing descriptions and overall online customer experience on

This year, recognizes 41 exemplary inns and bed and breakfasts in these categories:

  • Top 10 B&Bs in the United States
  • Top 10 B&Bs in Canada
  • Top 10 International B&Bs
  • Travelers' Choice B&B
  • Top B&Bs in 10 Special Categories
    • Best B&B with Unique Animals
    • Best B&B If You Have a Special Diet
    • Best B&B with a Pub
    • Best Boat & Breakfast
    • Best Architecture
    • Best Locavore B&B
    • Best Themed B&B
    • Best B&B for Finding Zen
    • Best B&B for Tech Geeks
    • Best B&B for Motorcyclists

"The Best of Award winners exemplify the special experience, hospitality and service that travelers expect from staying in a bed and breakfast," says Martin Slagter, vice president of HomeAway, Inc, which owns "Take one look at our guest reviews and you'll see that travelers discover every day that B&Bs offer personalized and unique experiences, from gourmet breakfast and other amenities like free Internet and refreshments, to concierge-like attention to detail that makes weekend getaways so memorable."

For a list of the Best of 2011-2012 Award Winners, go to   Among the winners, four are Diamond Collection™ properties, an exclusive group of professionally inspected and guest-reviewed luxury inns.

About, based in Austin, Texas, is the most comprehensive global site for finding bed and breakfast properties, with more than 11,000 properties worldwide. It is owned by HomeAway, Inc., which operates the world's leading online marketplace of vacation rentals. helps travelers find and book the ideal B&B or small inn through informative descriptions, photos, and more than 160,000 consumer reviews. offers convenient gift cards welcomed at more than 4,000 B&Bs in the United States and Canada, with no restrictions or blackout dates.

Media Contact:  
Denise Fraser, 512.899.0004,



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