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:

  • Named Oceania's Best Golf Hotel and Best Golf Hotel in New Zealand at Inaugural World Golf Awards 2014
  • The 'Ski Barn' at Millbrook's Taramea Square awarded Show home of the Year at NZ Master Builders House of the Year Awards 2014
  • Awarded Qualmark Enviro Gold status with Qualmark New Zealand 2014
  • Voted 'New Zealand’s Leading Spa Resort’ at the World Travel Awards in 2014
  • The Millhouse was awarded the Wine Spectator Magazine Award for Wine Excellence in August 2014
  • Voted No 1 Hotel in New Zealand by leading website Wotif.com in 2014
  • Voted asStellar Stay’ in Australia and New Zealand by leading travel website HotelsCombined in 2014
  • 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 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