A London hotel has taken the crown at this year's Tripadvisor awards beating out some of the best spots in the country. 

As The Resident Covent Garden wins best overall hotel in the UK, claiming victory against strong competitors like The Ritz and The Savoy. 

With its perfect location, modern and clean design, welcoming staff and reasonable London rates it's not surprising The Resident took the crown.

Plus with an overall 5/5 rating and 973 excellent reviews, it proved to be at the top of the ranks. 

This Is Local London: The Resident Covent Garden. (Tripadvisor) The Resident Covent Garden. (Tripadvisor)

One Tripadvisor user said: "Had a great stay at the Resident Covent Garden. The location is perfect and easily accessible to so many of the theatres and sights. Easy walk to the tube and lots of bus lines as well. Room was extremely clean and very well designed to maximize the space."

Whilst another agreed and praised the hotel by saying: "Our stay in The Resident was fantastic, the hotel is superbly situated and the staff were some of the most friendly and professional I have ever encountered."

Tripadvisor Awards 2022:

There was 11 category all together from Best B&B's to even the best hotel on the water. 

With winners including a Scarborough-based B&B, an exotic hotel in Bali, and even a luxury resort in Greece. 

“We know that travel is not a one-size-fits-all approach, so the Travellers’ Choice Awards have you covered–no matter what type of trip you’re planning,” said Kanika Soni, Chief Commercial Officer, Tripadvisor.

To view, the full list of winners for the 2022 Tripadvisor awards, head to the Tripadvisor website.