Awards

Millbrook Resort opened its doors to the public as a luxury golf and lifestyle resort on 6th March 1993.

With the vision of providing a luxury Country Club environment for everyone, Millbrook has since become one of the leaders in the luxury resort industry in New Zealand and the world.

Over the last 20 years, Millbrook has received a number of awards and accolades, positioning it as one of the leading accommodation, golf, spa, dining, property and resort venues in the world.

Some of the key recognitions Millbrook has won over the years include:

  • Voted No 1 Hotel in New Zealand Trip Advisor Travellers' Choice Awards in 2013 and 2014
  • Voted Leading Golf Resort in New Zealand at the World Travel Awards in 2011, 2012 and 2013
  • Best Asia Pacific Golf Course in the Shanghai Travelers’ Club 2013 Luxury Travel Awards
  • Voted as one of the Top 25 Hotels in the South Pacific and Top 25 Luxury Hotels in New Zealand in the 2013 Trip Advisor Travellers' Choice Awards
  • Voted Best Luxury Wellness Spa for Australasia & Oceania in the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2013
  • The Millhouse was awarded the Wine Spectator Magazine Award for Wine Excellence in June 2012
  • Executive Chef, Russell Heron and The Millhouse was awarded the Beef and Lamb Award for Excellence in 2011 and 2012
  • Executive Chef, Russell Heron was the New Zealand Beef and Lamb Ambassador in 2010
  • Named Best Overseas Golf Resort by Luxury Travel Magazine Australia in 2010, 2011 and 2nd Best in 2012
  • Named Fifth Best Hotel within two hours of the city by Luxury Travel Magazine Australia in 2011 and 2012
  • Named as one of the Top 25 Hotels in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific by Travel and Leisure Magazine in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008
  • Named one of the World's Best Spas by luxury lifestyle website gayot.com
  • The Spa at Millbrook is consistently recommended by Conde Naste Magazine as one of the world's best day spas

Millbrook named Australasia's Best Golf Resort for third year running

Millbrook named Australasia's Best Golf Resort for third year running

Thu, 18th Oct 2012

Queenstown’s five-star Millbrook Resort has once again been named as New Zealand and Australasia’s leading golf resort at an awards ceremony hailed as ‘the Oscars of the travel industry’.

The multi-award-winning resort has picked up many accolades over the last...more

Millbrook Resort named Best Golf Resort in Australasia

Millbrook Resort named Best Golf Resort in Australasia

Wed, 28th Sep 2011

Millbrook named New Zealand and Australasia’s leading golf resort for second year running

Queenstown’s five-star Millbrook Resort has been lauded as New Zealand and Australasia’s leading golf resort at an awards ceremony hailed as ‘the Oscars of the travel industry’....more

Millbrook swings Leading Golf Resort

Wed, 20th Oct 2010

Its official, Millbrook has been confirmed as the leading Golf Resort in Australasia, recently taking out the title at the prestigious World Travel Awards.

The award places Millbrook among the elite golf resorts of the world and is a “tremendous”...more

Millbrook voted top resort

Thu, 15th Jul 2010

Once again, Millbrook Resort has been named among the best in the world.

Readers of the world’s highest circulating travel magazine, Travel + Leisure, have voted Queenstown’s five-star resort as one of the top 15 resorts in Australasia.

Millbrook has...more

Millbrook recognised as Top 10 Spa Hotel Worldwide

Fri, 25th Jun 2010

Queenstown’s five-star Millbrook Resort has been named on the Top Ten Spa Hotels Worldwide by the internationally-renowned GAYOT.com* ‘guide to the good life’.

Millbrook ranks alongside other exotic destinations in the Caribbean, USA, Thailand and France in the prestigious and...more

Millbrook among world's best golf resorts

Wed, 21st Apr 2010

The Luxury Travel and Style magazine has placed Millbrook 4th in its Gold List of best overseas golf resorts, behind the likes of Scotland’s legendary St Andrews course, Pebble Beach in California and New Zealand’s Kauri Cliffs.

Its survey goes...more

Millbrook Voted Among Best Overseas Golf Resorts

Thu, 18th Dec 2008

Queenstown’s five-star Millbrook resort has been named among the world’s best golf resorts in a prestigious Australian travel magazine.

Luxury Travel and Style magazine has placed Millbrook 3rd in its list of best overseas golf resorts, behind the likes of...more

Millbrook Continues to Win World-Class Recognition

Wed, 10th Dec 2008

Queenstown’s five-star Millbrook resort has been named among the top 25 hotels in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific for the fourth time.

Placing 12th in the 2008 Travel & Leisure magazine ‘World’s Best’ reader poll, Millbrook is one...more

International acclaim for Millbrook

December 2008

Millbrook has just been named among the world’s best golf resorts in a prestigious Australian travel magazine Luxury Travel and Style.

Millbrook placed 4th in the magazine’s list of best overseas golf resorts, behind the likes of Scotland’s legendary St...more

Millbrook Awarded Coveted Qualmark Five-Stars

December 2008

Millbrook has received the official Qualmark™ report confirming the resort’s five-star hotel rating.

Qualmark, New Zealand tourism’s official quality mark, rated Millbrook as exceptional’ in its star rating system and praised the resort highly, with specific reference to appearance, physical...more