TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2022: Two Scottish hotels named in top 30 best in the world

The 2022 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards have been announced - and two Scottish businesses have made the list.

Following the earlier 2022 releases of the Best of the Best Destinations and Beaches, this latest community-powered ranking reveals the most-loved hotels around the world, just in time for a busy summer travel season.

The 2022 Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best Awards are based on the quality and quantity of traveller reviews and ratings posted on TripAdvisor over the 12-month period from 1 January, 2021 through 31 December, 2021.

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The awards include 11 subcategories of accommodations to reflect the tastes and needs of a broad range of travellers. This year there are three new ones to delve into: Out of the Ordinary, Hotels on the Water and Mountain Lodges & Resorts.

A boutique hotel in Oban and one in Blairgowrie have been named in the 2022 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards.
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“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 trip you’re planning,” said Kanika Soni, Chief Commercial Officer, TripAdvisor.

“Winners for 2022 span six continents and 90 countries, ranging from cave hotels to overwater bungalows to castles and even family-owned B&Bs. Browse through these winners for a dose of wanderlust along with recommendations from the best guides in the world: other travellers.”

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What Scottish hotels were named in the 2022 TripAdvisor awards?

For those looking for an award-winning staycation this summer, two Scottish businesses were named in the 2022 awards. No.26 By The Sea in Oban was named in 25th place in Hottest New Hotels and was the only UK entry in this category.

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In the Small Stays category, Ivybank Lodge in Blairgowrie placed 11th in the world, third in Europe and best in the UK. The Perth and Kinross hotel also features in the Luxury Hotels category, taking 13th in Europe and second place in the UK.

The top 25 hotels in the UK list includes The Green Park Hotel in Pitlochry and The Lodge on Loch Goil.

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Overall, a Scarborough B&B has been named the best-rated B&B in the world for the second consecutive year in the 20th annual awards. Not only is the UK home to the world number one B&B this year, the nation also boasts five of the world’s top 25, tying with the US (also boasting five winners).