What the papers say!



The National Press recognised our ‘Travellers’ Choice Award 2012′ in January 2012 by publishing the following:


City B&B praised as ‘best in world’ – The Argus January 18th 2012.

Brighton is home to the top bed and breakfast in the world, according to a new report.

The Twenty One in Charlotte Street, Kemp Town, has beaten rivals from as far afield as Peru and Italy to be named top of the B&B chart in a table compiled by visitor reviews on TripAdvisor.


When it’s so much more than just a bed and some breakfast


Published online by the Independent on the 18th January 2012

Britain’s bed and breakfasts have a reputation for querulous hosts, poky tired rooms and nylon sheets, but – please sit down – they are actually the best in the world, according to Tripadvisor.

Teacakes help B&B to the top – The Times – January 18th 2012


The best bed & breakfast in the world does not, according to its owners, have towels that are any fluffier than the competition, or provide a breakfast that is anything other than resolutely traditional.

But the free Tunnock’s teacakes probably help.

The Twenty One, a B&B in Brighton run by Matt Fletcher and Andy Cole is the world’s best in a list compiled by the travel website Tripadvisor.

Brighton boasts best B&B in the world – Love Brighton – January 27th 2012

BRITAIN has the best B&Bs on Earth, according to tourists worldwide, it has been revealed.

And not only that, but a local B&B has topped the Tripadvisor poll, beating stiff competition from establishments across the UK, to become the best in the world!

Number one for bed-and-breakfast accommodation was The Twenty One in Brighton, which climbed from sixth place last year to finish first this year.y Matt Fletcher and Andy Cole is the world’s best in a list compiled by the travel website Tripadvisor.

UK is the B&Best – The Sun – January 19th 2012

BRITAIN has the best B&Bs in the world, says a global survey of tourists.

Eight out of a Top 10 compiled from reviews on website Tripadvisor are in the UK. No. 1 was The Twenty One in Brighton, which was praised for ‘perfect hosts, comfy beds and superb breakfasts’.

The National press recognised our ‘Travellers’ Choice Award 2011′ on Sunday 23rd January 2011 by publishing the following:


ENGLAND has the best B&Bs in the world according to independent travellers.

The nation scooped five of the top 10 named in the Tripadvisor Choice Awards.

Saltcote Place in Rye, Number One B&B in Deal, Riverside Hotel in the Lake District, Creston Villa in Lincoln and The Twenty One in Brighton are all members of Visit Engand Quality Assessment Scheme.

James Berresford, boss of Visit England said “The B&B is at the very heart of English tourism and we congratulate these five. “They represent the cream of English hospitality, and also the growing creativity and boundless enthusiasm that make so many of our B&Bs around the country truly outstanding places to stay.”


We’ve also had a mention in ‘The New York Times’


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