A YORK hotel has been named by TripAdvisor as the third best in the UK and 16th in Europe for best service.

The independently run Parisi Hotel in St Denys Rd, off Walmgate, has also come sixth in the UK romance category in the 2018 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice® awards for hotels.

It is the second year running that the hotel, formerly known as the St Denys hotel, has done well in the online review site’s awards.

Last year, The Press reported that the hotel, owned and run by sisters Maria and Sophie Scott, had been named as the fifth most romantic hotel in the whole of the UK,

Other key Yorkshire winners of awards for 2018 include Rudding Park Hotel in Follifoot, near Harrogate, which is rated ninth best rated overall hotel in the UK, West Hotel in Scarborough, which comes in eighth in the UK for Value for Money and The Grange Bed and Breakfast in Fylingthorpe, near Whitby, which is tenth best B & B in the UK.

Whitby’s Abbotsleigh is 12th and Ann’s Cottage and The Old Smithy in Rosedale East comes in at 14th.