Eight Scottish B&Bs shortlisted for prestigious accommodation awards

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EIGHT of Scotland’s finest B&Bs have been shortlisted for the 2018 eviivo Awards.

The nominations, in the ‘Oscars’ of the UK’s independent accommodation sector, come across a variety of categories including: Tastiest Breakfast, Outstanding Host and Budget with a Twist.

The Awards, now in its fifth year, recognises the best of the UK’s world class B&Bs, guest houses, inns, serviced apartments, self-catering units and small independent hotels from all over the UK.


The Scottish nominees

The Village Inn, Kirtlebridge, Dumfries and Galloway – Hidden Gem, Scotland & Budget With A Twist

Rigg House B&B, Kirkconnel, Dumfries and Galloway – Hidden Gem, Scotland

No 45 Guest House, Ballater, Aberdeenshire – Hidden Gem, Scotland

Lys-Na-Greyne, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire – Hidden Gem, Scotland & Outstanding Host

Carlton Seamill, West Kilbride, North Ayrshire – Hidden Gem, Scotland

Mansfield Guest House, Fort William, Highlands – Tastiest Breakfast

Inverness Guest House, Inverness, Highlands – Budget With A Twist

Portnellan, Crianlarich, Stirling – Sweetest Homestay


Over the coming weeks, the shortlisted establishments will have their applications judged by a panel of industry experts. The winners will then be announced at the annual eviivo Awards dinner on 16th October 2018 at Quaglino’s, London.

These independent B&Bs, guesthouses and boutique hotels represent the pinnacle of UK and particularly Scottish hospitality, providing some of UK’s most special holiday experiences in a variety of settings.

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David Weston, awards judge and Chairman of the Bed & Breakfast Association said: “With over 1,000 B&Bs opening since 2015, it is great to see that the sector is enjoying a revival. These brilliant B&Bs offer a glimpse of the fantastic range of accommodation this country has to offer its visitors, whether they be domestic or international.”

To view the full list of UK shortlisted properties, visit: https://eviivo.com/awards/

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