AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BedandBreakfast.com®, the most comprehensive site for finding bed and breakfast properties, with more than 13,000 properties worldwide representing nearly 80,000 rooms, today announces the winners of its eighth annual Best of BedandBreakfast.com Awards™. The 2012 Best of BedandBreakfast.com Awards recognize the top inns around the world providing the best travel experience, hospitality and customer service.
BedandBreakfast.com analyzed the quality and quantity of the traveler reviews from the past year on BedandBreakfast.com to select the inns providing superior travel experiences and hospitality. It also considered the quality of inns' photos, listing descriptions and overall online customer experience on BedandBreakfast.com.
This year, BedandBreakfast.com recognizes 30 exemplary inns and bed and breakfasts in these categories: Top 10 B&Bs in the United States, Top 10 B&Bs in Canada, and Top 10 International B&Bs.
"The Best of BedandBreakfast.com Award winners really showcase bed and breakfasts and inns that often become the destination for travelers and not just a place to stay," says Gregory Sion, general manager of BedandBreakfast.com. "Travelers select bed and breakfasts because they enjoy a one-of-a-kind place that offers not only character, special amenities and unmatched hospitality, but also enables them to discover new experiences."
In addition to its annual award winners, BedandBreakfast.com also recognizes exemplary inns each month in a variety of categories from Unique B&B Experiences and Luxurious B&Bs to B&Bs with Coolest Pools, Views and Outdoor Spaces.
Here are the Best of BedandBreakfast.com 2012 Award Winners, 10 of which are members of BedandBreakfast.com's Diamond Collection™ (noted with * below). Nearly 400 inns are part of BedandBreakfast.com's Diamond Collection, an exclusive group of professionally inspected and guest-reviewed luxury inns that offer private bathrooms, 24-hour access to service or staff, free Internet, flexible check-in or guaranteed late arrival, and maintain a 4.0 or higher out of 5.0 consumer review rating on BedandBreakfast.com.
Top 10 B&Bs in the United States
Bed & Breakfast on Tiffany Hill* in Mills River, North Carolina
Belfast Bay Inn* in Belfast, Maine
Bufflehead Cove in Kennebunkport, Maine
Chestnut Hill Bed & Breakfast* in Orange, Virginia
Historic Webster House* in Bay City, Michigan
Hoyt House Bed & Breakfast* in Amelia Island, Florida
Port d'Hiver Bed and Breakfast* in Melbourne Beach, Florida
The Farmhouse at Veritas* in Afton, Virginia
Twin Pine Manor Bed & Breakfast in Ephrata, Pennsylvania
Villa D'Citta* in Chicago, Illinois
Top 10 B&Bs in Canada
Abbeymoore Manor Bed and Breakfast* in Victoria, British Columbia
A la Carte B&B in Montreal, Quebec
A Touch of English Bed & Breakfast in Kelowna, British Columbia
Binners' Bed and Breakfast in Victoria, British Columbia
Cartland Estate Bed and Breakfast in Niagara Falls, Ontario
John Lewis House in Victoria, British Columbia
Queen Anne Inn in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia
Sweet Dreams Luxury Inn in Abbotsford, British Columbia
The Refuge Bed and Breakfast in Mont Tremblant, Quebec
Trout Point Lodge of Nova Scotia* in East Kempville, Nova Scotia
Top 10 International B&Bs
Bed & Breakfast Pegaso in Valeggio sul Mincio, Italy
Casa Lima Bed & Breakfast in San Jose, Costa Rica
Casa Roa in Mexico City, Mexico
Estinfil Guesthouses in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Le Roulage in Longueville, France
Lippergut'l in Fussen, Germany
Los Artistas B&B in Ajijic, Mexico
Maison Maurice in Biron, France
Suites Plazza del Popolo in Rome, Italy
Villa Los Paraisos in La Puebla de Cazalla, Spain
BedandBreakfast.com, based in Austin, Texas, is the most comprehensive global site for finding bed and breakfasts, with more than 13,000 properties worldwide representing nearly 80,000 rooms. It is owned by HomeAway, Inc., which operates the world's leading online marketplace of vacation rentals. BedandBreakfast.com helps travelers find and book the ideal B&B or small inn through informative descriptions, photos, and more than 210,000 consumer reviews. BedandBreakfast.com offers convenient gift cards welcomed at more than 4,000 B&Bs in the United States and Canada, with no restrictions or blackout dates.
Denise Clarke, 512.899.0004