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2012 Best of Awards announces winners of 2012 Best of Awards

Theodore Koumelis - 09 November 2012, 15:03

The 2012 Best of Awards recognize the top inns around the world providing the best travel experience, hospitality and customer service.

AUSTIN, TEXAS -, the site for finding bed and breakfast properties, with more than 13,000 properties worldwide representing nearly 80,000 rooms, announces the winners of its eighth annual Best of Awards. The 2012 Best of Awards recognize the top inns around the world providing the best travel experience, hospitality and customer service. analyzed the quality and quantity of the traveler reviews from the past year on 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

This year, 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 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 "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, 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 2012 Award Winners, 10 of which are members of's Diamond Collection (noted with * below). Nearly 400 inns are part of'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

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 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.

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