A LUXURY British hotel has made it into the world`s top 10 in a survey based on travellers` choices.
The Chesterfield Mayfair in London was placed ninth in the list, while five other British hotels were in the top 100 best luxury world hotels.
The Rudding Park Hotel, Harrogate, Yorkshire was 12th; the Atlantic hotel, St Brelade, Jersey, was 49th; Hotel 41 in London was 78th; the Draycott Hotel in London was 85th and the Summer Lodge Country House Hotel in Dorchester, Dorset, was 91st.
The Chesterfield Mayfair was well placed in three other categories - coming fourth in the best luxury hotels in Europe list, sixth in the best hotels in the top 25 favourite locations, and sixth in the top 10 Europeans hotels for service.
The Chesterfield Mayfair and the other British hotels in the luxury world top 100 were among 14 British establishments receiving awards.
One of the other British hotels listed was the Cosworth House, Padstow, Cornwall, which was sixth in the top 10 best hidden gems in Europe and eighth in the world`s best hidden gems list.
Two others - Cottage in the Wood Country Hotel, Keswick, Cumbria; and Orchard House, Northumberland National Park - were in the top 10 best bargains in Europe.
All the other British hotels getting awards were in the top 10 best inns and B&Bs in Europe. They were the Bay Tree House and Annex, London; Chestnuts House, Bath; Gerald`s Place, Edinburgh; Badminton Villa, Bath; and Gwynfryn B&B, Conwy, Wales.
The Chesterfield Mayfair was described by travellers as "exquisite", "beyond expectations", "spotless", "great value", and a "peaceful retreat" in a "perfect location" with "first class service".
Top 10 Best Luxury Hotels
1. Los Altos De Eros, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
2. Layana Resort and Spa, Ko Lanta, Thailand
3. The Ritz-Carlton Berlin, Berlin, Germany
4. Mykonos Grand Hotel & Resort, Mykonos, Greece
5. Hotel Le Palais, Prague, Czech Republic
6. Nisbet Plantation Beach Club, Newcastle Beach, Nevis
7. La Villa des Orangers, Marrakech, Morocco
8. Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
9. The Chesterfield Mayfair Hotel, London, England
10. Corinthia Grand Hotel Royal, Budapest, Hungary