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Not only does the UK have the best restaurant in the world , but now it turns out we're also home to the world's best small luxury hotel too!
Dormy House Hotel , tucked away in the picturesque Cotswolds, has been crowned Hotel of the Year in the prestigious Small Luxury Hotels of the World™ awards - beating out competition from the likes of New York and the Maldives.
See also: Britain's most amazing hotel experiences
Described as being 'very nearly perfect', the cosy retreat also picked up accolade for the Best Country House Hotel in the world - and after we checked out its amenities, we weren't surprised.
Dormy has everything you'd need for a luxury countryside escape including two restaurants, a full-service spa, a health club and indoor pool (for when the British weather lets you down), and even a terrace and pretty gardens that look ideal for making the most of the stunning surroundings.(Image: This image must not be used without fee/credit. Please contact Ray Main - firstname.lastname@example.org +44 (0)1279 423303.)
Then there are the 38 guestrooms, all individually decorated and boasting huge comfortable-looking beds, ensuite bathrooms with freestanding bathtubs and luxury toilettries.
Feeling tempted? Then you'll need to splash the cash - this is the world's best small luxury hotel after all.
The award winners were chosen by SLH members and luxury travel agents, who considered everything from the hotel suites and staff members to the surroundings and even the hotels' social media presence.
There are some pretty amazing hotels on the list.
For example, the jaw-droppingly beautyiful Baros Maldives picked up Resort Hotel of the Year, thanks to its breathtaking location right on the crystal clear waters.
Meanwhile, the stunning CastaDiva Resort & Spa on Lake Como was named the world's most Romantic Retreat - and no wonder, thanks to the spectacular views it offers of the beautiful landscape.
To give you an extra dose of wanderlust, we've included the full list of winners below in case you're looking for somewhere extra special for your next getaway!
The full list of winners:
- Hotel of the Year - Dormy House Hotel , UK
- City Hotel of the Year - Refinery New York
- Resort Hotel of the Year - Baros Maldives
- Country House Hotel of the Year - Dormy House Hotel
- Best Newcomer Hotel - Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay
- Mystery Inspectors' Excellence Award - Casas Del XVI , Dominican Republic
- Hotel Hero - Giovanni Sanchez at The Arch London
- Love of Local - akyra Manor Chiang Mai , Thailand
- Best Gourmet Experience - ABaC Restaurant & Hotel , Spain
- Best Hotel Video - Grand Hôtel du Palais Royal , France
- Most Instagrammable - Owl and The Pussycat Hotel , Sri Lanka
- Most A-List Suite Experience - 137 Pillars Suites Bangkok , Thailand
- Most Sensational Spa - Lefay Resort & SPA Lago di Garda , Italy
- Most Romantic Retreat - CastaDiva Resort & Spa , Italy