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The Haytor Hotel - Credit: TripAdvisor

Torbay has some of the best hotels and guest houses in the UK and world!  Who says so? You!

Tripadvisor has announced its 19th annual Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best Awards.

They highlight travellers’ favourite hotels and guest houses. Devon is home to 15 winning business, with nine located in Torquay.

The Torcroft was named second best-rated B&B in the UK and Europe and third in the world. The 25 Boutique and The Elmdene claim seventh and eighth in the UK respectively and 13th and 14th in Europe. The Somerville ranks ninth in the UK.

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The Torcroft - Credit: TripAdvisor

In the 'Romance' category, the Haytor Hotel in Torquay celebrates second in the UK, third in Europe and seventh in the world. The 

Crowndale Hotel in Torquay was ranked fifth in the UK. The Marstan in Torquay was eighth.

In the Small hotels category, the Haytor also featured as it was named the UK’s best-rated Small hotel, second in Europe and fourth in the world. The Marstan was ranked sixth.