(TRAVPR.COM) SRI LANKA - May 22nd, 2014 - Templeberg Villa, a six bedroom boutique bed and breakfast owned by an Australian family, today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award for 2014.

The accolade, which honours hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide.  Establishments awarded the Certificate of Excellence are located all over the world and represent the upper echelon of businesses listed on the website.

When selecting Certificate of Excellence winners, TripAdvisor takes into account reviews ratings and insists businesses must maintain an overall TripAdvisor bubble rating of at least four out of five. Additional criteria includes a business’ tenure, volume and relevance of reviews and popularity ranking on the site.

“Winning the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence is a true source of pride for the entire team at Templeberg Villa and we’d like to thank all of our past guests who took the time to complete a review on TripAdvisor,” said Melbourne-based Villa Owner, Brent Carey.

“There is no greater seal of approval than being recognised by one’s customers. With the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence based on customer reviews, the accolade is a remarkable vote of confidence in our one year old business and our continued commitment to excellence.”