Top 10 Luxurious B&Bs

One of the best parts of going to a B&B is being pampered. You don't have to worry about making the bed, washing towels, or cooking breakfast. But some B&Bs go beyond making it feel like a home away from home--they treat you with luxurious amenities that even rival the best hotels.

The travel bloggers The Roaming Boomers helped us select this list of the ten most luxurious B&Bs. Be sure to explore all of our award-winning inns!

Ancient Oaks Bed & Breakfast

Sevierville, TN

Ancient Oaks Bed & Breakfast

Luxuriate on 90 private acres in the Smoky Mountains. Exercise in the fitness room with a tanning bed, or soak in the hot tub on the upper deck with surround sound. Feel like a kid again as you play air hockey, ping pong, or pool in the 1,500-square foot game room. Kick your feet up in plush leather recliners as you watch a movie in the in-house movie theater. The 10-foot screen comes with a huge movie selection for you to choose from. All of the guest rooms have flat-screen TVs with cable, remote-controlled fans and lights, and some mini-fridges. The most luxurious room here is the Renaissance Suite, which has an in-room Jacuzzi tub, remote-controlled curtains, large walk-in closet, and a private balcony. Its bathroom has double sinks, dual rain shower head and massage system, bathroom heater system, and private toilet room.

Art House of East Hampton

East Hampton, NY

Art House of East Hampton

Luxuriate on 90 private acres in the Smoky Mountains. Exercise in the fitness room with a tanning bed, or soak in the hot tub on the upper deck with surround sound. Feel like a kid again as you play air hockey, ping pong, or pool in the 1,500-square foot game room. Kick your feet up in plush leather recliners as you watch a movie in the in-house movie theater. The 10-foot screen comes with a huge movie selection for you to choose from. All of the guest rooms have flat-screen TVs with cable, remote-controlled fans and lights, and some mini-fridges. The most luxurious room here is the Renaissance Suite, which has an in-room Jacuzzi tub, remote-controlled curtains, large walk-in closet, and a private balcony. Its bathroom has double sinks, dual rain shower head and massage system, bathroom heater system, and private toilet room.

Blair House Inn

Wimberley, TX

Blair House Inn

Located on 23 acres in the Texas Hill Country, this BedandBreakfast.com Diamond Collection inn has 12 spacious and sunny rooms, including four private cottages. Most of the rooms have Jacuzzis, and all have Hill Country views, Direct TV, CD players (some have DVD players), fresh flowers, fine chocolates, and luxurious linens. Cool off in the custom-designed pool and hot tub. It’s free to relax in the inn’s sauna, and you can add on a massage for the ultimate spa experience. Savor a three-course breakfast every morning, complete with fresh fruit, homemade pastries, and Columbian coffee. If you stay from Sunday-Friday, be treated to having a homemade dessert and beverage delivered to your room each evening. On Saturday evenings, add on a meal at the inn’s restaurant for a gourmet five-course fixed menu. The food is prepared by their classically trained chef, and you can even take a cooking class with him at the inn.

Charleston's Vendue Inn

Charleston, SC

Charleston's Vendue Inn

This elegant Diamond Collection inn is decorated with 18th-century period furnishings, oriental rugs, antiques, four-poster, and canopy or sleigh beds. Some of the guest rooms have fireplaces, and all have free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Drift off to sleep in comfy beds with luxurious Egyptian cotton linens. Awake to a full Southern breakfast, enjoy complimentary wine and cheese in the afternoon, and snack on cookies and milk before bed. Be pampered with evening turndown service. Guests can borrow bicycles for free to explore the historic district. Add on dinner in the Library Restaurant or in the Rooftop Restaurant, where you can watch the sun set over Charleston.

Chateau de Challain

Challain la Potherie, France

Chateau de Challain

Feel like royalty at this authentic French chateau. The stunning building was originally completed as a private residence in the 1850s. The current innkeepers bought it in 2002, and it had no plumbing or electricity. They turned it into a regal inn that features modern amenities while retaining its luxurious old-world charm. The guest rooms make you feel like you’re living in a romantic fairytale palace, with opulent linens, silk curtains, decorative ceilings, and canopy beds. You can even stay in the original master bedroom, which still has authentic furniture, including a hand-carved canopy bed made of oak that stands 14 feet tall. Several of the rooms have fireplaces, and all have spacious bathrooms, most with tubs.

Clear Lake Bed and Breakfast

Lakeport, CA

Clear Lake Bed and Breakfast

Enjoy staying in the Northern California Mountains in this lakefront hideaway. All of the guest rooms are suites that have a large, private lake-view veranda, a jetted Jacuzzi tub, a mini fridge and microwave, an electric fireplace, complimentary cider, a game table with a choice of games, a walk-in closet, and a flat-screen TV with a DVD player and HD cable. Two of the suites have private hot tubs on their balconies. Your breakfast is served in the privacy of your suite. Love movies? Head to the inn’s HD/Blu-ray Theater Room, which has a 14-foot screen, floor shakers, and 29-speaker sound system. The innkeepers have a MasterCraft X9 Wakeboard Special docked on-site and ATVs available for rent. The Great Room features 20 eight-foot high beveled glass French doors that open onto a porch surrounding the house, where you can admire the view of the lake from the comfort of a rocking chair.

Colonial Gardens Bed & Breakfast

Williamsburg, VA

Colonial Gardens Bed & Breakfast

Feel pampered at this elegant Diamond Collection property on over an acre of gardens. Room amenities include plush robes and slippers, luxury spa towels, lavender-scented hand-ironed 500+thread count linens with triple sheeting, fireplaces in the upstairs rooms, cable TV with DVD, CD/MP3 players, and high-end toiletries. Every morning, sip freshly brewed European coffee and dine on a gourmet breakfast served on china with crystal and silver service. Be treated to a complimentary wine or cider in the sun room before you head out to dinner.

Delamore Lodge

Waiheke Island, New Zealand

Delamore Lodge

Only a 35-minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland, this stunning and modern property is built on a cliff and overlooks Owhanake Bay. All of the suites face north and overlook the bay, giving you complete privacy and an incredible view. They also all have a rain shower and bath. Best of all, the rooms come stocked with freshly-baked cookies! Take advantage of the complimentary pre-dinner drinks and hors d'oeuvres, and dine on a cooked-to-order breakfast. A large menu of spa treatments is available, which you can have in the spa or in the privacy of your room. Bask in the heated infinity pool, tropical rock pool, cave-like Jacuzzi, or sauna. Delamore Lodge also has a wine cellar with award winning wines, so you can enjoy a glass of wine while overlooking the stunning view.

Saybrook Point Inn & Spa

Old Saybrook, CT

Saybrook Point Inn & Spa

Relaxation comes easy at this luxurious Diamond Collection B&B located at the mouth of the Connecticut River. Accommodation options include rooms, suites, and villas. Many of the rooms have views of the Long Island Sound, in addition to fireplaces and balconies. Room amenities include luxurious robes, European pillow-top mattresses, and mini-fridges. All guests can take advantage of the on-site spa, a health club featuring heated indoor and outdoor pools, modern fitness equipment, expanded sun decks, therapeutic whirlpool, steam room, sauna, and diverse exercise classes. If you want to stay put, the inn has a gourmet waterfront restaurant with an impressive wine list.

The Captain's Manor Inn

Falmouth, MA

The Captain's Manor Inn

Only a 35-minute ferry ride from downtown Auckland, this stunning and modern property is built on a cliff and overlooks Owhanake Bay. All of the suites face north and overlook the bay, giving you complete privacy and an incredible view. They also all have a rain shower and bath. Best of all, the rooms come stocked with freshly-baked cookies! Take advantage of the complimentary pre-dinner drinks and hors d'oeuvres, and dine on a cooked-to-order breakfast. A large menu of spa treatments is available, which you can have in the spa or in the privacy of your room. Bask in the heated infinity pool, tropical rock pool, cave-like Jacuzzi, or sauna. Delamore Lodge also has a wine cellar with award winning wines, so you can enjoy a glass of wine while overlooking the stunning view.