The annual AA Bed and Breakfast Awards were announced yesterday, with a stylish and quirky boutique by the sea scooping the title of Funkiest Bed and Breakfast 2016.
The awards, which saw a variety of bed and breakfasts from across the country celebrated, were held at The Landmark London and marked the new head of AA Hotel & Hospitality Services, Peter Laigaard Jensen’s debut awards ceremony in his new role.
Snooze Brighton was the winner of the AA Funkiest Bed and Breakfast Award 2016, and owners Tony Mead and Paul Munton were on hand to collect their accolade.
The quirky boutique is home to six bedrooms that are ‘retro, funky, cool and character filled’, and beat off stiff competition to be announced as the overall winner.
Also awarded at the AA Bed and Breakfast Awards 2016 were:
AA Guest Accommodation for England 2016 – Judith and Graham Bullock, Kateshill House Bed and Breakfast in Bewdley.
AA Guest Accommodation for Scotland 2016 – Carol and Gordon Bulloch, The Dulaig B&B in Grantown-on-Spey.
AA Guest Accommodation for Wales 2016 – David and Beverley Harrison-Wood, Caemorgan Mansion Guest House in Cardigan.
AA Guest Accommodation for Northern Ireland 2016 – Ian Orr and Marcus Roulston, Ardtara Country House, Upperlands.
AA Friendliest Bed and Breakfast 2016 sponsored by eviivo – Mike and Alison Thomas from The Old Bakery B&B in Hindolveston.
Peter Laigaard Jensen, head of AA Hotel & Hospitality Services said: “It is an absolute pleasure to celebrate and recognise all of our 2016 AA Bed & Breakfast award winners here in London. To run a Bed & Breakfast is a very personal thing and it takes a lot of dedication as well as passion and with such great establishments from all over the United Kingdom, it only confirms the strength and depth that the B&B market has to offer.”