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Rated #1 country inn in the United States

Lower Waterford, VT – Travel & Leisure Magazine readers cast their votes in the 14th annual survey of the top 100 hotels in the world, and Vermont’s Rabbit Hill Inn scored a handsome 91.19 score, placing it #52 on the list. Rating all aspects of the environment, ambiance, hospitality, service and accommodations, this score put Rabbit Hill Inn in the number-one position among country inns in the United States.  Only three U.S. country inns made it onto the esteemed Travel & Leisure list.

“We’re very proud to be placed in such good company with the most distinctive hotels, resorts and inns in the world,” said Leslie Mulcahy, co-owner of the Rabbit Hill Inn. “Knowing that chateaus, safari clubs and island resorts were included on the list, it’s quite a humbling notion to be ranked among the best in the world. We’re delighted that our guests and Travel & Leisure readers shared their insight into our highlights to secure us a place on this list,” finished Mulcahy.

Joined by Boston’s Eliot Hotel, the Rabbit Hill Inn is the only additional property to make the T&L Top 100 Hotels list from New England.  Only three country inns from the United States made it onto the list including:

Rabbit Hill Inn, Lower Waterford, VT                                     score: 91.19

Rusty Parrot Lodge & Spa, Jackson Hole, WY                        score: 89.87

Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur, CA                                                score: 89.49

Rabbit Hill Inn is a premier 19 room full service country inn with a double AAA Four Diamond rating for lodging and dining. Zagats comments say –“Sky high ratings…meals are amazing, accommodations incredible… lovely location. has singled out Rabbit Hill Inn as one of the ten most romantic inns in the country.  With a penchant for “pasture to plate” culinary excellence featuring locally raised meats, produce and herbs, the Rabbit Hill Inn offers a distinctive getaway to stimulate the taste buds and the heart.  Originators of the Pink Slip Getaway Giveaway, Rabbit Hill Inn has rewarded respite getaways to unemployed workers throughout 2009, and will continue to help pink slip recipients to get on their feet throughout the year and into 2010 with their signature “funemployment” rejuvenation getaways.

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