A Llandudno hotel has been named the second best in the UK in the Tripadvisor Traveller's Choice Best of the Best awards - beating world famous five-star Mayfair hotel, Claridge's.

And the Lawton & Lauriston Court Hotel, which is right on the seafront in the Welsh seaside tourist town, takes 14th place on the European list.

The family-run Victorian townhouse has been restored and has 35 rooms and luscious sea views of Llandudno Bay.

The hotel has 35 rooms and sea views

1) The Hari - London

2) Lawton & Lauriston Court Hotel - Llandudno

3) Claridge's - London

4) The Resident Covent Garden - London

5) The Green Park Hotel - Pitlochry

6) Hotel Cafe Royal - London

7) The Stafford London - London

8) Bankside Hotel -London

9) Royal Lancaster London - London

10) Bishop's Gate Hotel - Derry

But it's not the only Llandudno hotel getting accolades in the Tripadvisor awards - which celebrate travellers’ favourite hotels, restaurants and airlines around the world and includes categories like Top Roof Top Hotels and Safari Stays.

The Tynedale is 17th in the UK list and Milverton House was name-checked in the best small hotels category.

Elsewhere, The Grove in Narberth and Caerwylan Hotel in Criccieth place at 17th and 18th respectively in the romance category.

The Grove Hotel in Narberth

Every year, Tripadvisor trawls through millions of reviews from its global community of travellers to uncover the hotels and B&Bs that people love.

Even during a global pandemic travellers continued to discover new places and share their advice with other holiday-goers in 2020, and despite significant disruption to the hospitality industry, hotels around the world still managed to wow guests and deliver top service.

“Now that staycations are back on in the UK and the ban on overseas travel is days away from lifting, Brits will want to start getting plans in motion for what could possibly be the most longed for holiday of their life. This celebration of the best of the best hotels around the world should serve as the perfect guide for discovering places to stay that are fit for the trip of a lifetime,"said Tripadvisor spokesperson, Hayley Coleman.

To see all Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best Hotel winners for 2021, across all categories, visit: tripadvisor.co.uk/TravellersChoice-Hotels.