Paul Ainsworth's Padstow Townhouse in Cornwall has been named Restaurant with Rooms of the Year at the AA Bed and Breakfast Awards 2017 this afternoon.
Padstow Townhouse is a collection of six individually styled suites where guests can choose between a Townhouse breakfast served in their suite or a table in Ainsworth's Rojano's in the Square. All guests also have the opportunity to dine at the four-AA-rosette Paul Ainsworth at No. 6 or the one-AA-rosette Rojano's in the Square.
All the winners were nominated by AA inspectors who inspect and rate more than 2,000 B&Bs throughout the UK. Winners received an award certificate and an engraved Villeroy & Boch decanter.
The 2017 winners are:
•AA Guest Accommodation of the Year for England - Nanny Brow, Ambleside, Cumbria
•AA Guest Accommodation of the Year for Scotland - Pool House, Poolewe, Wester Ross
•AA Guest Accommodation of the Year for Wales - Mansion House, Llansteffan, Camarthen
•AA Guest Accommodation of the Year for Northern Ireland - The Old Schoolhouse Inn, Comber, Belfast
•AA Unique B&B of the Year - Maiden's Tower, Leeds Castle, Kent
•AA Restaurant with Rooms - Padstow Townhouse, Cornwall
•AA Eviivo B&B Story Award - The Grove, Cromer, Norfolk
Andrew Oxley, head of AA hotel services, said: "We, at the AA, are always delighted to host the Bed and Breakfast Awards, so that we may publicly reward and thank all of B&B owners for the hard work, passion and dedication that they put into epitomising good hospitality in their bed and breakfasts."
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