For the annual Which? hotel survey, pub chains performed better than ever this year with Young’s (79%) and Fuller’s (75%) scoring well above average.
The rival brewers, which offer boutique rooms across London and the South of England, were both named Which? Recommended Providers (WRPs).
Meanwhile, Wetherspoon Hotels was an unexpected hit – outperforming big brands including Best Western, Hilton and Marriott. The pub chain, best known for its cheap pints and curry nights, has branched out to offer accommodation in 57 of its historic city-centre properties.
Wetherspoons was also one of the few chains rated four stars for value for money, with guests paying £68 a night, on average.