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Discover the best hotels in the UK for 2021

All the winners of this year's AA Red Star awards

The AA Red Star awards 2021

Every year, we celebrate the very best hotels in their respective star ratings. These hard-earned accolades are a trustworthy sign that a hotel is not just good, but exceptional – you can rest assured that your stay in a Red Star hotel will be a very special one.

Congratulations to all of the 2021 winners on their fantastic achievements. You can watch the award announcements here.

THE PIG at Harlyn Bay, Cornwall

Harlyn Bay is the newest addition to the litter of Pigs. Locations don’t get much more stunning than this – the hotel overlooks the Cornish coastline which adds to the richness of the experience, along with the characterful rooms and bountiful Kitchen Garden.

Fischer's Baslow Hall, Derbyshire

This superb manor house is set in beautifully manicured gardens on the edge of the Chatsworth Estate, with striking views of the surrounding areas. Very much a luxury, classic country house, the hotel boasts 11 individually styled bedrooms as well as an award-winning restaurant.

The Blakeney Hotel, Norfolk

Enjoy magnificent views across the estuary and salt marshes of Blakeney from this family-run quayside hotel. Expect a warm welcome before relaxing in the comfortable and classically styled bedrooms. The hotel’s restaurant, bar and sun terrace provide an ideal setting to take in the beautiful surroundings.

The Queensberry Hotel, Bath

Nestled in a quiet residential street near the city centre, this delightful Georgian townhouse exudes personality and style. Recently refurbished, the bedrooms all have their own identity and are beautifully curated with a classic, modern look. An evening sampling the innovative menu of The Olive Tree Restaurant is a must.

Grantley Hall, Ripon

Having opened in 2019, this 17th-century manor house is a wonderful fusion of old and new. Relax in the world-class spa and wellness centre, dine in your pick of the multiple restaurants and kick back in one of the 47 exceptional rooms and suites – the difference is in the detail in this Yorkshire gem.

Gilpin Hotel, Windermere

Gilpin Hotel is a family-run that’s been transformed into one of the very best. Its luxurious accommodation spans from the original rooms in the main house to the simply stunning range of suites dotted around the estate – wherever you choose, your stay at Gilpin will be underpinned by warm and natural hospitality.

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