Red Horse Inn receives TripAdvisor certificate of excellence

Published 1:49 pm Sunday, June 30, 2013

The Red Horse Inn in Landrum, South Carolina has just received the 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

Winners of the Certificate of Excellence are located all over the world and represent the upper echelon of businesses listed on “The World’s Largest Travel Site”, with only the top 10 percent receiving the prestigious award.

Now in its third year, the award celebrates hospitality excellence and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. Winners of the award range from one-room bed and breakfasts to 6,000-room hotels, from bakeries to Michelin star restaurants and hidden attractions to world-renowned parks and museums.

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To qualify for the Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher, out of a possible five, as reviewed by travelers on TripAdvisor. Additional criteria include the volume of reviews received within the last 12 months.

The Red Horse Inn, which is located on more than 200 acres at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, features six private cottages and six rooms that are part of the main inn.

Each cottage boasts its own kitchen, bedroom, living room, fireplace, deck and or patio, and whirlpool or outdoor hot tub. Breakfast is provided daily in each room. For more information visit

The Red Horse Inn has also received the AAA Four Diamond Award and was named “One of America’s Most Romantic Hotels” (, one of the Top 25 “Best Undiscovered Incredibly Romantic Inns” ( and one of the Top 10 Destinations for Viewing Fall Foliage (AAA).

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by Taryn Scher