Find out which B&B on the Norfolk coast has been rated highest by a renowned hotel website

The White Lodge in Great Yarmouth has been awarded the acolade of the #1 hotel in the East of Englan

The White Lodge in Great Yarmouth has been awarded the acolade of the #1 hotel in the East of England by Trivago and also #14 in the UK in trivago’s 2015 Top Hotel awards.Picture: James Bass - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2015

Owners of a bed and breakfast on the Norfolk coast are celebrating after it emerged their business has been named top of the industry in the east of England.

Three-star sleeping establishment the White Lodge, on Marine Crescent, Great Yarmouth, has been recognised by hotel website trivago.co.uk as the top-rated lodging in the region.

The B&B is run by Jean and Eddie Minchin.

They said: 'We are honoured to have won such a prestigious award.

'We work tirelessly to give our guests the utmost satisfaction with their stay and we constantly strive to improve.'

The website uses aggregated online user-ratings to find the best rated hotel, with nine businesses from our area making the top 20.

With the average room costing £63, The White Lodge was given a rating of 95.66 and narrowly beat second-placed Drinkstone Park, Bury St Edmunds, which scored 95.04.

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The owners said: 'Our standard of accommodation and superb breakfasts are consistently rated as excellent as our reviews now prove.

'The White Lodge has gone from strength to strength in the eight years since its conception and is now a thriving business with lots of repeat trade.'

Fourteen of the top 20 hotels in the east of England had average rates of less than £100 per night.

The other hotels from our region in the top 20 are: Wellington House, Cromer, Cringleford Guest House, Norwich, Beechwood Hotel, North Walsham, Britten House, Lowestoft, The Burleigh, Hunstanton, Andover House, Great Yarmouth, and 3 Norfolk Square, Great Yarmouth.

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