Millbrook has become a leader in the luxury resort industry in New Zealand and the world.
Over the past decades 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 recognition Millbrook has been awarded over the years include:
Finalists in the 2021 RealNZ Queenstown Business Awards for both the Employer of the Year and Excellence in Service Delivery categories.
2021 Oceania's Leading Hotel at the World Travel Awards.
2021 New Zealand's Leading Resort at the World Travel Awards.
2021 Best Golf Resort in New Zealand awarded by Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards.
2021 M&A World Luxury Golf & Lifestyle Resort.
2020 Golf Resort Global Winner awarded by Galatian Signature Hotels.
2020 New Zealand's Leading Resort at the World Travel Awards.
2020 Oceania's Leading Hotel at the World Travel Awards.
2020 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Award Winner - Top 10% of hotels in the world.
Awarded New Zealand's Most Customer-centric Accommodation Provider in 2020 - Resorts and Retreat Awards by LUX Magazine.
Recognised by Conde Naste Traveller Magazine as one of the Top Ten Hotel Spas in the World.
Nominated Oceania's Leading Hotel 2020 & 2019, New Zealand's Leading Resort 2020 & 2019.
Awarded Qualmark Enviro Gold status with Qualmark New Zealand 2014 to 2021.
Best Luxury Retreat 2019 in the South Island - Lux Life Magazine Awards.
2019 Qualmark 100% Pure New Zealand Experience Award Finalist.
2019 World Ski Awards Finalist for New Zealand's Best Ski Hotel.
2019 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Award Winner in the following categories:
- Top 25 Hotels - New Zealand & South Pacific.
- Top 25 Luxury Hotels - New Zealand & South Pacific.
- Top 25 Hotels for Service - New Zealand.
Awarded Best Luxury Retreat 2019 - South Island by LUX 2019 Hotel & Spa Awards.
Voted Australia and Oceania's top Luxury Spa Hotel at the 2018 World Luxury World Awards.
Voted Best Luxury Golf & Lifestyle Resort 2018 New Zealand, from Lawyer International Legal 100 Awards.
Achieved the 'Most Wanted' award 2018 from Hotels.com (based on verified guest reviews).
At the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2017 we were voted the best:
- Luxury Golf Resort in Australasia.
- Luxury Spa Hotel in New Zealand.
- Luxury Spa Resort in New Zealand.
Voted Luxury Resort of the Year 2017 in New Zealand by LUX Magazine.
Voted No. 1 Hotel in New Zealand in the 'Top Hotel' category in TripAdvisors' Traveller's Choice Awards in 2013, 2014 and 2015.
Millbrook founder Eiichi Ishii recognised with New Year Honour on 31st December 2015 for services to New Zealand-Japan relations, golf and tourism.
Awarded the title of Best 5* Luxury Accommodation & Most Luxurious Spa Experience in Queenstown by Lux Magazine in 2016.
Voted Top Three for "New Zealand's Best Rated Hotel' by Trivago for 2015 and 2017.
Luxury Golf Resort Spa Australasia Winner 2021 at the World Luxury Spa Awards.
Luxury Resort Spa Country Winner 2020 at the World Luxury Spa Awards.
Voted New Zealand’s top Luxury Spa Resort at the World Luxury Spa Awards in 2019.
The Spa at Millbrook was awarded the following awards at the 2018 World Luxury Spa Awards:
- Best Spa Manager in the Continent.
- Best Luxury Golf Resort Spa in the Continent.
- Best Luxury Hotel Spa in New Zealand.
- Best Luxury Resort Spa in Queenstown.
Voted New Zealand’s Leading Spa Resort at the World Travel Awards in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016.
Voted #1 in New Zealand in the category Luxury Day Spa at the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2016.
New Zealand's Best Golf Hotel 2020 at the World Golf Awards.
Oceania's Best Golf Hotel 2020 at the World Golf Awards.
Awarded Luxury Golf Resort of the Year at the 2018 LUX Hotel & Spa Awards.
Awarded New Zealand’s Best Golf Hotel at the 2016, 2017 & 2019 World Golf Awards.
Voted Best Luxury Golf & Lifestyle Resort 2017 in New Zealand by LUX Magazine.
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.
The Millhouse has received the Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019.
Kobe Cuisine was named as the continent winner for Luxury Resort Restaurant & Japanese Cuisine at the 2018 & 2019 World Luxury Restaurant Awards.
The Millhouse was named the continent winner for Fine Dining Cuisine at the World Luxury Restaurant Awards 2018 & 2019 and the regional winner for Luxury Hotel Restaurant 2019.
The Millhouse was awarded with the Beef and Lamb Award for Excellence in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, 2016, 2017.
Andi Bozhiqi, Executive Chef for the resort was named Beef + Lamb Ambassador Chef for 2016.
Most Scenic Wedding Venue at the 2019 Global Wedding Awards.
New Zealand's Best Luxury Wedding Venue at the 2018 Global Wedding Awards.
Best Luxury Wedding Venue of the Year at the 2018 LUX Hotel & Spa Awards.
Named one of Expedia's most romantic wedding destinations in the world for 2016.
Matthew McDonald was awarded the Outstanding Young Hotel Executive of the Year at the 2019 New Zealand Hotel Industry Awards.
Nicolas Souto was awarded the Housekeeper Employee of the Year at the 2019 New Zealand Hotel Industry Awards.
Millbrook homes continue to win awards at the at NZ Master Builders House of the Year Awards.
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