‘Gem’ Scarborough B&B Toulson Court named best in the world for second consecutive year


A Scarborough bed and breakfast has been crowned the world’s top-rated B&B for the second year in a row by review site Tripadvisor.

The prestigious Best of the Best Traveller’s Choice gongs were unveiled today, Tuesday May 10, recognizing the best places to stay around the world in 11 different categories, from luxury to short breaks.

The Toulson Court in Columbus Ravine, in the popular Yorkshire coast town, has been named both the UK’s and the world’s number one bed and breakfast in the rankings of Europe’s largest platform. world travel orientation. It is run by couple Angela and James Rusden, who have been there for six years, and is located near Peasholm Park, not far from the beach, GazetteLive reports.

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The Mill Croft Bed and Breakfast in Goathland on the North York Moors, between Guisborough and Whitby, was also recognized in the B&B section of the awards, coming 17th in the UK.

This year’s Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best awards are based on the quality and quantity of traveler reviews and ratings posted on Tripadvisor during the 12-month period from January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021. awards include 11 accommodation sub-categories to reflect the tastes and needs of a wide range of travelers.

The Toulson Court, where double rooms cost from £75 a night including breakfast, retains its title as the world’s best B&B after winning the coveted accolade for the first time in 2021. A total of 1,734 reviews gave an excellent five-star rating on the review. site, with the most recent, posted earlier this month, saying: “This bed & breakfast is by far the best we have stayed in. The breakfast is superb. The rooms are spotless, the bed is super comfy, I slept really well. And nothing is too much trouble.”

Customers love the homemade cupcakes, breakfasts and singing James


Another reviewer wrote: “We have just returned from a two night stay in Scarborough. We stayed at our usual B&B, Toulson Court. We discovered this gem many years ago and on every occasion we return When in Scarborough we have stayed here.There is always a warm welcome from the owners Angela and James.

“This B&B has an incredible history of five-star reviews and won Best B&B in the World last year. It’s easy to see why. Rooms are spotlessly clean with comfortable beds and crisp bedding. Towels are luxurious and clean. the rooms are tastefully decorated with tea and coffee as well as biscuits provided James is the chef and the breakfasts are wonderful with all tastes eg fresh fruit, cereals, full english, yogurts, eggs Benedict etc. Thank you Angela and James for once again making our stay so comfortable and enjoyable.”

Speaking of the awards, Kanika Soni, Chief Commercial Officer of Tripadvisor, said, “We know that travel is not a one-size-fits-all approach, so the Travellers’ Choice Awards have you covered no matter what type of travel you take. Planning.

“The 2022 winners span six continents and 90 countries, ranging from cave hotels and overwater bungalows to castles and even family bed and breakfasts. Browse these winners for a dose of wanderlust as well as recommendations from World’s Best Guides: Other Travelers.”

To see all the Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best Hotel winners for 2022, across all sub-categories, visit:

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