November, 2016The Rees Hotel Queenstown has been crowned Best New Zealand Ski Hotel
at this years World Ski Awards held in Kitzbühe, Austria this month.
Known colloquially in the industry as the Oscars of the World Ski Awards,
The Rees was selected from a short list of seven outstanding properties
across New Zealand, making the award all the more impressive.
It was one of few finalists for the best Ski Hotel in the World, and lost out
by only a few votes to a hotel in Verbier, Switzerland.
These prestigious industry awards were established four years ago and are
ski tourisms highest accolade, recognising excellence across a range of
categories, from operators and departments to luxury ski properties
The World Ski Awards are voted on by travel professionals as well as the
general public and are the only global awards to celebrate excellence in
We are incredibly honoured to have been chosen as New Zealands Best
Ski hotel, says general manager of The Rees Hotel, Mark Rose. This
award is a testament to the entire staff of the hotel for their commitment
in striving to offer a unique ski accommodation experience in conjunction
with high quality across all other facets and departments of our property.
The Rees Hotel is spectacularly well located with convenient access to four
first class ski-fields in the Queenstown area; Coronet Peak, The
Remarkables, Treble Cone and Cardona. Together these fields offer a vast
range of different terrains suitable for all levers of skiers and boarders.
The Rees Hotel is the ideal ski accommodation option for families, couples
and groups, featuring generous sized hotel rooms and one, two or three
bedroom apartments. Facilities, such as complimentary high speed wifi
and 200 in-room movies and an award- winning restaurant and wine cellar
seals the off-slope deal.
With direct flights, four great ski fields and now a globally awarded luxury
ski accommodation at The Rees Hotel, its no surprise Queenstown
continues to grow in popularity for Australian skiers and boarders.
The other nominees in the category were Hilton Queenstown Resort &
Spa, Millbrook Resort, Crowne Plaza Queenstown, Chateau Tongariro
Hotel, Peppers Bluewater Report and The Hermitage.
The Rees Hotel Queenstown blends chic five star accommodation with all
the comforts of home and the service and facilities of an elite
international hotel. Situated right on the lakefront, The Rees terraced
construction delivers complete privacy and showcases panoramic views
overlooking Lake Wakatipu and The Remarkables Mountains in
Queenstown, New Zealand. The hotel also features an award-winning
landmark restaurant, True South Dining Room.
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