Select Registry Properties win TripAdvisor’s 2020 Best of the Best Awards.
Given our high standards of quality and excellence, it comes as no surprise that Select Registry properties received TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards in 2020 for Top 25 Best B&Bs and Inns in the US. With a sense of great pride and pleasure, we are so excited to announce our 11 property members that made at least one of these lists! From Granville, OH to Nashville, TN, and Cape Cod, MA, these historic bed and breakfasts and boutique inns represent the Select Registry brand as some of the Top 25 Best B&B's and Inns in the US and the World, Top 25 Best Small Hotels, or Top 25 Best Hotels for Romance.
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1. Welsh Hills Inn in Granville, OH - Top 25 Best B&Bs and Inns in the United States and in the World!
Tucked away on a hilltop in the heart of Granville, Ohio’s picturesque rolling Welsh Hills countryside, you’ll find a very special place called The Welsh Hills Inn. This Granville, Ohio bed and breakfast is nestled on 15 idyllic acres amidst billowing knolls, tall mature trees, spring-fed ponds, and fertile valleys. Above all, don't miss the vistas from the Inn’s large wraparound veranda, which provide beauty and tranquility throughout the day and evening.
What makes this property especially unique? Coupled with the gracious hospitality of the innkeepers, Ellie and Wrigley, the Inn dogs, are waiting to greet you and escort you to the entrance of the Inn.
2. Jail Hill Inn in Galena, IL — Top 25 B&Bs and Inns in the US and the World!
Jail Hill Inn sits just one block away from historic, downtown Galena. Guests can enjoy breathtaking views of the countryside from the comfort of one of their six luxury suites. Without doubt, they offer an unforgettable experience with their sustainable practices and high-class amenities.
What makes this property especially unique? Travelers can learn about the Inn’s history as the county jail in the lounge area. They can read through jail records and look over old photos!
3. Port d'Hiver Bed and Breakfast in Melbourne Beach, FL - Top 25 Small Hotels in the US and Top 25 Hotels for Romance in the US!
On the whole, the historic Port d’Hiver Bed and Breakfast Inn is timeless luxury at its finest. A comfortable yet elegant retreat across the street from the Atlantic Ocean, Port d’Hiver has gorgeous ocean views, expansive private porches, a bubbling spa pool and lovely brick paths meandering through a private estate comprised of four island-style buildings, surrounded by lush tropical landscaping.
What makes this property especially unique? Without a doubt, the property's private oasis comprised of palm trees, pools, hot tubs, water falls, cozy seating areas, and lush gardens creates the perfect location to enjoy the nightly complimentary wine and light hors d'oeuvres.
4. Captain Freeman Inn of Cape Cod, MA - Top 25 B&Bs and Inns in the US
To be sure, pristine beaches and upscale restaurants make Cape Cod a popular travel destination. Additionally, seaside charm and sophisticated decor make Captain Freeman Inn one of the best B&Bs in the US! There’s nothing quite like staying steps away from the ocean.
What makes this property especially unique? The fact that the Inn used to be a sea captain’s home gives it an authentic, maritime feel.
5. Candleberry Inn on Cape Cod, MA - Top 25 B&Bs and Inns in the US
There's no denying that this Brewster, MA, bed and breakfast is the perfect place to stay for easy access to all of the best things to do on Cape Cod. Stay in the center of the Cape for easy day trips, or simply enjoy all of the wonderful things to do in Brewster. Featuring 200-year-old hardwood floors, luxurious amenities and a delicious innkeeper's breakfast, this is a beautiful property with a traditional Cape Cod feel.
What makes this property especially unique? Evidently, 19th-century author Horatio Alger wrote some of his famous rags-to-riches poor boy struggle books during his stay at the inn.
6. The Trellis House Bed & Breakfast in Ogunquit, ME - Top 25 B&Bs and Inns in the US
Another New England gem, the Trellis House B&B treats Ogunquit, ME, visitors to a one-of-a-kind experience. This B&B sits tucked away by lush green landscapes while offering unparalleled views of the water. Certainly, their sense of laid-back luxury makes it a traveler’s favorite!
What makes this property especially unique? The innkeepers’ delightful pup, Bentley loves hanging out with guests on the property! He’s even hypoallergenic!
7. The Germantown Inn in Nashville, TN - Top 25 Hotels for Romance in the US
This beautifully appointed historic 1865 Federal-style home has been reimagined as a ten suite boutique hotel, offering the finest in modern day luxury. Due to its location in the heart of historic Germantown, the inn's dynamic community is composed of renovated historic and chic new structures designed by Nashville’s industrious architects and entrepreneurs. The neighborhood has evolved since its earliest formation in the 18th century into one of Nashville’s most sought-after locations and is only blocks from downtown Nashville and the Gulch.
What makes this property especially unique? Particularly noticeable upon entering the property is the work of Nashville interior designer McLean Barbieri. She expertly showcases the home’s original architectural features while adding distinctive modern artisan touches like custom-made wallpaper and playful artwork of notable U.S. Presidents.
8. Andon-Reid Inn in Waynesville, NC - Top 25 B&Bs and Inns in the US
To be sure, casual comfort, relaxation, and friendly hospitality are the hallmarks of the Andon-Reid Inn. The spectacular scenery and crisp, clean air are perfect for the outdoor enthusiast as well as the more relaxed traveler. Minutes away from the Smoky Mountains, Blue Ridge Parkway, and Pisgah National Forest, without a doubt you will have endless choices of things to do. Spend your day exploring waterfalls, hiking, whitewater rafting, horseback riding or playing golf. Downtown Waynesville, with its quaint shops and many excellent dining options, is only minutes away.
What makes this property especially unique? The second owner was a notorious but enterprising Waynesville resident by the name of Alice Jackson, who sold moonshine from the home. Those interested in purchasing the moonshine would walk or drive up to the back of the house and place their order. After that, they would then go to the next window and pay for their order. Finally, they would go to the third window and pick it up.
9. Chalet of Canandaigua Bed and Breakfast in Canandaigua, NY - Top 25 B&Bs and Inns in the US
Unquestionably, the Chalet of Canandaigua Bed and Breakfast offers visitors the perfect combination of relaxation and adventure. They manage to capture the beautiful, natural essence of the Finger Lakes region in their style and decor. As a result, it makes for an ideal quiet, woodland retreat!
What makes this property especially unique? As soon as a visitor steps foot in the Chalet, they’re immediately taken by this innovated, luxury log cabin.
10. Bloomsbury Inn in Camden, SC - Top 25 B&Bs and Inns in the US
Nestled in the heart of the South, Bloomsbury Inn captures that sweet, South Carolina appeal. Refined decor and tasteful furnishings paint a regal scene for travelers. Also, immaculately manicured grounds and gardens provide a tranquil setting for guests to relax.
What makes this property especially unique? As a matter of fact, the famous diarist, Mary Boykin Chesnut penned many of her entries at this Inn!
11. The Bellmoor Inn and Spa in Rehoboth Beach, DE - Top 25 Hotels for Romance in the US
Just two blocks from the beach and a few steps from great shopping, dining and nightlife, The Bellmoor Inn and Spa boasts 78 guest rooms and suites that were recently redesigned for today's contemporary traveler. Even more enticing than the decor, guests are pampered with relaxing spa treatments and welcoming hospitality.
What makes this property especially unique? Named the best designed hotel in Delaware by House Beautiful, who dubbed the Bellmoor as "a luxurious take on a classic coastal getaway, with rooms that eschew seaside kitsch in favor of timeless polish."
See for yourself why travelers voted our properties into TripAdvisor’s Top B&Bs and Inns in the United States! Select Registry lodging ranges from historic homes in the countryside to classy, boutique hotels in the big city. Our properties offer a range of experience revolving around romance, outdoor adventures, arts & culture, and more. You could even opt to stay in a manor, mansion, or farmstead! Wherever your heart takes you, rest assured that a Select Registry property will make your vacation one for the books!
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