US News & World Report recently recognized what Select Registry and its travelers have known for years; there are some wonderful and unique inns across North America. And Select Registry inns are the best of the best.
Of course, there are Select Registry inns on their “Best of the Bunch” list. Select Registry quality inspects each and every inn to ensure guests that they will be staying in an inn that represents the quality and attention to detail that Select Registry travelers have come to expect.
So which Select Registry inns impressed US News & World Report?
John Rutledge House in Charleston, SC
Built as a residence by John Rutledge, signer of the U.S. Constitution, this antebellum home has been transformed into an elegant bed and breakfast. The innkeepers have expertly blended the best of the modern world with the charm of the past to create this Broad Street inn.
All guests of the John Rutledge House are ensured sweet dreams courtesy of the chocolates included with the complementary turn-down service, the quality Tempur-Pedic mattresses, and classic European bedding. Guests are treated to their choice of a continental breakfast or a hot breakfast delivered to the room or served in the ballroom or courtyard.
Shafer Baillie Mansion Bed & Breakfast in Seattle, WA
This 14,000-square-foot inn, located in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, offers all of the conveniences of an urban inn, as well as the relaxing atmosphere of yesteryear. How did the innkeepers accomplish this unique blend of modernism and history? They meticulously restored every inch of this 1913 mansion, adding modern conveniences while preserving important features such as the quarter sawn oak paneling in the entry way.
The inn’s eight guest rooms and suites are individually decorated to accommodate any visitor, ranging from business travelers to those looking for a romantic getaway. All guests of the inn are treated to an extensive, yet casual, European-style continental breakfast every morning in the beautiful oak-paneled dining room.
Interesting stories about the history of the mansion abound, from the theft and recovery of fixtures to the original lighted domed ceiling of the ballroom hidden in the attic. The inn is full of memories and will be a perfect place for you to create your own.
Stone Hill Inn in Stowe, VT
Whether you are looking for a quiet, relaxing getaway or an adventure-packed vacation at one of the amazing inns in Vermont, look no further than the Stone Hill Inn. The luxurious inn is barely visible from the road and is nestled on 9.5 acres, offering guests the best of the nature and beautiful landscapes that attracts visitors to Vermont each year. The Stowe area has something to offer everyone, and the Stone Hill Inn is the perfect place to stay to best enjoy it.
While each of the inn’s 9 guest rooms is unique, they all share the most important qualities: luxury linens, king beds, a private bath with a two-person Jacuzzi tub, and a cozy fireplace. In fact, the fireplaces can be enjoyed from both the bedroom and the bath. Whether you choose to enjoy the fireplace and Jacuzzi to enhance the romantic ambiance or rejuvenate your mind and body after pushing your personal limits, you are sure to appreciate them.
Guest of the inn enjoy a wonderful hot breakfast complete with Vermont Green Mountain coffee every morning and hors d’oeuvres in front of the fireplace in the reception area every evening. For lunch and dinner, the friendly innkeepers will be happy to recommend the best local restaurants to tantalize your taste buds.
Select the Best
US News and World Report only recognized a few inns, but Select Registry recognizes that each of its more than 300 inns is exceptional. They have all earned the right to say they are Select Registry inns. They have proven they provide the best service, attention to detail and accommodations available in North America.
Whether you are looking for a last minute getaway or a meticulously planned week-long vacation, there is a Select Registry inn that will be a perfect place to stay. The inns have helped take the hassle out of planning by putting together some great packages, including romance packages, anniversary packages, and last-minute getaway packages, or contact a Select Registry inn to have them help you plan a unique stay.