It's a true honor to be chosen for the Top 10 US B&Bs award, and we are thrilled that our hard work and that of our staff has set us apart. - Carolyn Troxell
Hummelstown, PA (PRWEB) January 10, 2015
The Inn at Westwynd Farm in Hummelstown near Hershey has been selected as a Top 10 US B&Bs by BedandBreakfast.com®. The award recognizes The Inn at Westwynd Farm as a top inn around the world providing the best travel experience in its category.
Finalists were chosen based on a qualitative and quantitative analysis of traveler reviews on BedandBreakfast.com from the past year, and winners were ultimately selected by an independent panel of guest judges.
The 2014 BedandBreakfast.com Annual Awards guest judges were: Michael Franco, travel writer for TravelMag.com and former About.com B&B guide; Stirling Kelso, freelance travel writer for Travel + Leisure, Money and other publications; Caroline Morse, features editor with SmarterTravel; and Laura Motta, director of publishing for ShermansTravel.
The Inn at Westwynd Farm is also a member of BedandBreakfast.com’s Diamond Collection™, an exclusive group of professionally inspected and guest-reviewed luxury inns.
BedandBreakfast.com is the most comprehensive global site for finding bed and breakfast properties around the world, with more than 11,000 properties worldwide representing nearly 75,000 rooms.
Each November, BedandBreakfast.com names 30 overall top inns based on the quality and quantity of traveler reviews from the past year.
Starting in December 2011, BedandBreakfast.com also decided to recognize more of the world’s best inns and began a monthly awards program to honor 10 more B&Bs every month in a special category. Earlier in 2014, The Inn at Westwynd Farm was additionally recognized as a Top Ten Farm Stay in the US.
“These award-winning inns, including The Inn at Westwynd Farm, really showcase bed and breakfasts and inns that often become a destination to discover, and not just a place to stay,” says Matt Laessig, general manager of BedandBreakfast.com. “Travelers select bed and breakfasts because they enjoy staying in a one-of-a-kind place that offers not only character, special amenities and unmatched hospitality, but also enables them to discover new experiences.”
"It's a true honor to be chosen for the Top 10 US B&Bs award, and we are thrilled that our hard work and that of our staff has set us apart,” says Carolyn Troxell, The Inn at Westwynd Farm innkeeper.
About The Inn at Westwynd Farm:
Only 3 miles from Hershey Park, this Hershey bed and breakfast is set amid rolling hills and pastures on a beautiful 32-acre horse farm. Guests are invited to step into a world of casual elegance and relaxation. Lovely country views, gourmet breakfasts, afternoon refreshments, and comforting amenities at this charming inn are what sets this inn apart from others. Located minutes from Hershey, this bed and breakfast features spacious rooms and a private cottage accented by lovely antiques, fireplaces, Jacuzzis and luxurious linens. No matter what brings people to the region, the inn is ideally situated to be the perfect base for many different activities...or a delightful respite from a too hectic schedule. Guests experience the countless attractions in Hershey which include: local shopping and dining, biking, canoeing, or explore Amish Country and Civil War sites just minutes from the farm. Harrisburg, the State Capitol, has wonderful museums and restaurants and is less than a half hour away.
The inn has also become a sought after location for retreats and corporate off site meetings. Business travelers to our Hershey inn appreciate the convenient location, complimentary Wi-Fi access and flexible breakfast.
Innkeepers Frank and Carolyn Troxell founded The Inn at Westywnd Farm, a horse boarding facility in1980. When Carolyn retired from a career in banking with Mellon Bank as VP Marketing and Administration, they added on to the farm house and opened the 10 room in 2002. Frank retired as owner Frank’s Foreign Cars in 2010. When asked about it Frank said, “It may not look like retirement to most folks but we are having the time of lives running the inn and meeting wonderful people from around the world. It’s great fun introducing them to the area and finding new ways to make their stay with us as special as possible.”
For a complete list of Best of BedandBreakfast.com Award winners, please visit http://www.bedandbreakfast.com/travelers/awards/2014/.
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