The LimeRock Inn in Rockland was recently chosen as “Most Affordable Luxury Inn” out of 8,500 bed and breakfasts around the world by readers of The Complete Guide to Bed & Breakfasts, Inns and Guesthouses International.

“Our readers have spoken and the LimeRock Inn has unanimously received the greatest number of votes in this category by their loyal B&B guests and regular visitors to LanierBB.com,” said Pamela Lanier, author of the guidebook series, in a news release. “Innkeepers P.J. Walter and Frank Isganitis certainly earned this prestigious award. Their hard work and effort has not gone unnoticed by the traveling public.”

The LimeRock Inn serves guests with extraordinary comfort and unparalleled attention to detail. Warm, welcoming and full of character, the LimeRock Inn offers travelers an ideal base for a relaxing in a memorable bed and breakfast retreat, which translates to value.

“We could not be more excited about this recognition,” said Isganitis, a co-owner. “This confirms our belief that we can deliver a five-star experience without the five-star price tag.”

The innkeepers said guests at the LimeRock Inn are always the top priority.

“Everything we do comes after careful and thoughtful consideration of how it will impact our customer.” said Walter, LimeRock Inn’s other co-owner. “We are honored to receive this award, but knowing our guests participated in the award is the ultimate reward for us. It means they really understand our motto of comfortable elegance.”

Pamela Lanier’s Bed and Breakfasts, Inns and Guesthouses International has been assisting inn-goers with a comprehensive variety of boutique lodgings since 1982, announcing an Inn of the Year winner for 26 consecutive years. The oldest bed and breakfast vote program in the world, guests may now vote for any bed and breakfast in over 80 categories on lanierbb.com. All votes are tallied and winners are announced at the beginning of each year.

The LimeRock Inn is a turreted Victorian mansion offering an exquisite example of Queen Anne architecture. Featuring two front parlors, eight spacious guest rooms and an inviting wrap-around porch, the LimeRock Inn offers guests the chance to experience affordable luxury and elegance in a gracious historic setting with modern amenities. New in 2010, each guest room has been updated with a cable flat-panel HDTV/DVD combo and IPOD/MP3 docking clock radios. The inn has been included in Food Network and HGTV segments, and was featured on Wheel of Fortune.