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The Spa at Millbrook wins 2013 Best Luxury Wellness Spa

Fri, 19th Apr 2013

Queenstown’s five-star Millbrook Resort is delighted to announce that The Spa at Millbrook has been named as the Winner of the Best Luxury Wellness Spa for Australasia & Oceania in the World Luxury Hotel Awards.

The World Luxury Hotel Awards is a recognized global organization providing luxury hotels with recognition for world class facilities and service excellence provided to guests.

Surrounded by 500 acres of lush green fairways, rolling hills and gentle babbling streams, The Spa at Millbrook epitomizes the ultimate in rest and relaxation with 13 inviting treatment rooms, pre and post treatment relaxation rooms and outdoor areas.

Millbrook’s Spa Manager, Becky Roberts said: “This award is an honor for the team at The Spa to receive. Our pledge to all our guests is “’Nothing is a problem”’.  The entire experience at The Spa is most important to us and we strive to ensure that the guest experience is always world class. The team here is extremely passionate about what we do and winning this award is a tribute to everyone who is part of delivering the guest experience””

Marinique de Wet, Executive Manager, World Luxury Spa Awards™ said: “Consumers are increasingly using the list of winners and finalists as a reliable guide and means of reassurance when choosing their next spa destination evident from increasing visits to the Awards website”

 “The World Luxury Spa Awards are there to recognise the very best of the best and raise the bar of service excellence even higher than before”, says Mrs Marinique de Wet.

 Every treatment at The Spa at Millbrook begins with a tranquility welcome ritual encouraging the client to relax from the moment they arrive, therefore enhancing the luxury spa experience. The Spa at Millbrook use Comfort Zone products which has won numerous spa awards globally and is an environmentally friendly company with a strong focus on using natural ingredients in its products as well as having a strong sustainability philosophy.

 The multi-award-winning Millbrook Resort celebrated an important milestone in March this year, achieving twenty years operation.  Millbrook Resort has also received a number of accolades over the last 12 months including ‘No. 1 Hotel in New Zealand’ in the Trip Advisor Travellers Choice Awards 2013.

About The Spa at Millbrook

Offering a tranquil haven, far away from the hustle and bustle of Queenstown, The Spa at Millbrook offer an array of luxury spa treatments. Their extensive day spa menu includes full body massage, massage therapy, body wraps, facials, manicures, pedicures, a hairdresser and other relaxing beauty treatments. All treatments are available for individuals, friends, groups and weddings.. Complimentary shuttles to and from Queenstown and Arrowtown are available. All spa treatments include access to our health and fitness centre, swimming pool, gym, exercise classes and hot pools.

Open daily from 9am till 8pm
T: +64 3 441 7017

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About Millbrook

Set in a natural, alpine amphitheatre against a backdrop of snow-capped mountain ranges on the outskirts of world-renowned tourism destination Queenstown, Millbrook was formerly a wheat farm with a 150-year history. It’s retained many heritage features including the original Millhouse, rustic buildings and a majestic avenue of trees.

Millbrook features five-star accommodation, world class dining, the Spa at Millbrook (ranked among the Top Ten in the World), a health and fitness centre, a championship 27-hole golf course, covered driving range, swimming pool, outdoor spa pools, tennis courts and kilometres of biking and walking trails.

Nearby you can enjoy the gold rush era village of Arrowtown with its many restaurants, museums and shops. Queenstown’s attractions include a wide range of activities, wineries, easy access to five ski areas, great nightlife and award-winning restaurants and bars.

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

  • Best Asia Pacific Golf Course at the Shanghai Travelers’ Club 2013 Luxury Travel Awards
  • Voted No 1 Hotel in New Zealand in the 2013 Trip Advisor Travellers' Choice 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 Leading Golf Resort in Australasia at the World Travel Awards in 2010, 2011 and 2012
  • Voted Leading Golf Resort in New Zealand at the World Travel Awards in 2011 and 201
  • 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 & Lamb Award for Excellence in 2011 and 2012
  • Executive Chef, Russell Heron was the New Zealand Beef & Lamb Ambassador 2010
  • Named Best Overseas Golf Resort by Luxury Travel Magazine Australia in 2010, 2011 and 2nd Best in 2012

For further media information please contact:

Julie Jolley
M: 021 396 011
T: 03 441 7047