FLORIDA KEYS (CBSMiami) – The Keys are home to three of the top 25 small hotels in the country, according to a hotel industry website.
TripAdvisor, the user-review website, gave the 2013 award to the hotels in its annual review, CBS 4 news partner The Miami Herald reports.
Marquesa Hotel in Key West came in No. 4. Island Bay Resort in Tavernier came in at No. 7, and Orchid Key Inn in Key West ranked No. 9.
Selections were based on millions of reviews and opinions covering more than 650,000 hotels and collected in a single year from travelers around the world, according to a TripAdvisor news release.
The top 10 in the best small hotels list were, in order:
1) Inn of the Five Graces, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2) Wentworth Mansion, Charleston, S.C.
3) Inn at the Black Olive, Baltimore, Md.
4) Marquesa Hote;, Key West
5) Old Ranch Inn, Palm Springs
6) Best Western Plus Post House Inn, Napa, Calif.
7) Island Bay Resort, Tavernier, Key Largo
8) City Loft Hotel, Beaufort, S.C.
9) Orchid Key Inn, Key West
10) Coast Cabins, Manzanita, Ore.
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