Selected 2008-2014 awards received by Huka Lodge

Since 1984, when Huka Lodge was purchased by its present owner Alex van Heeren it has consistently been the recipient of many top international awards and accolades. Please view the most recent of these below however there are many more should you be interested.

CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER (USA) Magazine,
Readers' Choice Awards – October 2014

Huka Lodge ranked 6th within the Top 10 Best Resorts in Australia and New Zealand.

ANDREW HARPER'S "HIDEAWAY REPORT"
Reader's Choice Awards – September 2014

Huka Lodge is ranked within the world’s Top 10 International Hideaways. 

CONDÉ NAST TRAVELLER (UK) Magazine,
Readers' Travel Awards – September 2014

Huka Lodge voted Best Hotel in Australasia and the South Pacific.

LUXURY TRAVEL (AUS) Magazine,
The Gold List – April 2014

Huka Lodge voted as top property in ‘Best New Zealand property within three hours of the city’.

Huka Lodge also voted as ‘Best overseas boutique property, villa or lodge’.

TRIPADVISOR,
Travellers' Choice Awards – January 2014

Huka Lodge won a 2014 Travellers' Choice Award.

CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER (USA) Magazine,
Readers' Choice Awards – October 2013

Huka Lodge ranked 5th within the list of Top 15 Resorts in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.  

ANDREW HARPER'S "HIDEAWAY REPORT"
Reader's Choice Awards – September 2013

Huka Lodge is ranked 5th within the world’s Top 20 international hideaways and the only New Zealand property to be recognised. It was also placed 13th amongst the world’s best resorts for food and wine. 

CONDÉ NAST TRAVELLER (UK) Magazine,
Reader's Choice Awards – September 2013

Huka Lodge wins award for Favourite Overseas Holiday Hotel in Australasia and the Pacific. 

BILANZ (Switzerland) Magazine,
100 Best Holiday Hotels in the World
– August 2013

Huka Lodge is voted as No.1 in the world out of the 100 hotels selected. 

TRAVEL + LEISURE (USA) Magazine,
World's Best Awards – July 2013

Huka Lodge has been recognised amongst The Top 100 Hotels overall within this annual list. Huka Lodge was ranked number five in the category of the Top Resorts in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific, and number two in New Zealand.

TRAVEL + LEISURE (USA) Magazine,
World's Best Service – June 2013

Huka Lodge named as one of the top resort/lodges for best service in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.

LUXURY TRAVEL (AUS) Magazine,
The Gold List – April 2013

Huka Lodge voted as top property in 'Best New Zealand property within three hours of the city'.

TRAVEL + LEISURE (USA) Magazine, 
500 Best Hotels in the World – January 2013

Huka Lodge is one of only three New Zealand properties to feature in this list of the world's best. 

TRAVEL + LEISURE (USA) Magazine,
World's Best Awards – August 2012

Huka Lodge is ranked 49th in the world on this annual list of The Top 100 Hotels, as well as a 5th place ranking in the Top 10 Resorts in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. 

LUXURY TRAVEL (AUS) Magazine,
The Gold List – April 2012

Huka Lodge voted as top property in 'Best New Zealand property within three hours of the city' and leading New Zealand property, in second place, within 'Best overseas boutique property, villa or lodge' categories.

CONDÉ NAST TRAVELLER (UK) Magazine,
The Gold List – January 2012

Huka Lodge ranked amongst the best in the world for Rooms, in this prestigious annual list.

CONDÉ NAST TRAVELLER (UK) Magazine,
Readers' Travel Awards – October 2011

Huka Lodge is selected once again as one of the top overseas leisure hotels in Australasia and the South Pacific.

TRAVEL + LEISURE (USA) Magazine,
2011 World's Best Service – June 2011

Huka Lodge has been named as the top resort/lodge for best service in Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific.

TRAVEL + LEISURE (USA) Magazine,
500 World's Best Hotels – January 2011

Huka Lodge was voted as the top scoring New Zealand property and was ranked second overall within Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific.

CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER (USA) Magazine,
The Gold List – January 2011

Huka Lodge scores 100% for Rooms, Service, Food and Design and is named as one of the world’s best.

CONDÉ NAST TRAVELLER (UK) Magazine,
The Gold List – January 2011

Huka Lodge ranked amongst the best in the world for Rooms, in this prestigious annual list.

ANDREW HARPER'S "HIDEAWAY REPORT",
– September 2010

Huka Lodge was voted by readers as one of the Top 20 International Hideaways in the world.

CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER (USA) Magazine,
Reader's Choice Awards – September 2010

Huka Lodge ranked second within Top 20 Resorts within Australasia and the Pacific. Also listed overall within the listing of the Top 100 properties in the world.

TRAVEL + LEISURE Magazine (USA),
The World's Best Hotels – July 2010

Huka Lodge is awarded No.1 ranking as Top Lodge and Resort in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific in this influential 15th annual reader’s poll.

TATLER (UK), Travel Awards 2010
– December 2009

Huka Lodge is honoured as the recipient for 2010 of the Tatler Enduring Excellence Award in recognition of its outstanding consistency in maintaining the highest standards of excellence for the past 25 years.

CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER (USA) Magazine, Reader's Choice Awards – November 2009

Huka Lodge was ranked top New Zealand property with an overall placing of second in the top 20 Resorts within Australasia and the Pacific.

ANDREW HARPER'S "HIDEAWAY REPORT"
Reader's Choice Awards – September 2009

Huka Lodge is ranked 19th worldwide in a new Food & Wine Resort special awards category. Within the Top 20 International Hideaways, Huka Lodge is the top Australasian property with an overall global ranking of 12th.

TRAVEL + LEISURE Magazine (USA),
Best for Service – June 2009

Huka Lodge was voted 92.19 out of a possible 100% via this influential annual readership survey. Huka Lodge was placed first for New Zealand and second overall for service within the top 10 properties listed for Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.

2008 FORBES TRAVELER 400 LIST (USA),
World’s Best Hotels and Resorts
– December 2008

Huka Lodge proudly takes its place amongst the world’s very finest properties within this prestigious list.

LUXURY TRAVEL MAGAZINE, Gold List 2009
– December 2008

Huka Lodge was voted Best Overseas Boutique Hotel.

LUXURY TRAVEL ADVISOR (USA), Awards of
Excellence – December 2008

Huka Lodge listed as one of the Best City Centre Luxury/Resort Hotels in South Pacific/Australia.

ANDREW HARPER’S “Hideaway Report”,
Reader’s Choice Awards – September 2008

Huka Lodge ranked No.7 within the list of Top 20 International Hideaways (with 50 or fewer rooms). Huka Lodge was also the only New Zealand property to be recognised within the ranks of the Top International Resorts results.

CONDÉ NAST TRAVELLER (UK) Magazine,
Reader’s Awards – August 2008

Huka Lodge ranked as top New Zealand property with an overall placing of eighth, within the 20 properties chosen, in Australasia and the South Pacific.

2008 HM AWARD, For Hotel &
Accommodation Excellence – August 2008

Huka Lodge received the award for Best New Zealand Regional Property.

ROBB REPORT LUXURY RESORTS
– Summer 2008

Huka Lodge is ranked among the World’s 100 Ultimate Escapes. This annual list is considered an essential source for those seeking the world’s finest destinations.

LUXURY TRAVEL & STYLE Magazine,
2008 Gold List – Summer 2008

Huka Lodge ranked third Best Overseas Boutique Property out of 15 worldwide.

CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER (USA) Magazine,
The Gold List – January 2008

Huka Lodge leads the New Zealand list with scores of 100% for Service, 97.3% each for Rooms, Food, Location and Design and 86.1% for Activities. These scores for Service and Food ranked Huka Lodge amongst the best in Asia, Australia and the Pacific nations.

CONDÉ NAST TRAVELLER (UK) Magazine,
The Gold List 2008 – January 2008

Huka Lodge ranked No.2 in the Best Hotels for Location for Australasia and the South Pacific.