March 2011 | The ‘chic’ interior and bespoke furnishings of The Rees Hotel & Luxury Apartments, created by a former designer for British Royal and furniture maker, David Linley, has attracted international recognition in the HotelClub.com annual worldwide 2011 Hotel Awards.
January 2012 | The Rees Hotel & Luxury Apartments was awarded a TripAdvisor 2012 Travellers’ Choice Award in the ‘Top 25 Luxury Hotels in the South Pacific’ category. The Travellers’ Choice Award is the highest honour a hotel can receive from the TripAdvisor community.
The Rees Hotel & Luxury Apartments is a registered Qualmark 5-Star rated hotel. Qualmark licenses qualifying businesses to use the Qualmark ‘tourism’s official quality mark’ ensuring international and domestic travellers can easily select high quality, professional and trustworthy tourism businesses.
The Rees Hotel Queenstown is proud to be recognized by TripAdvisor® as one of the top five hotels in New Zealand. TripAdvisor is the world’s largest travel site with more than 125 million reviews and opinions by travellers around the world. Award winners were determined based on the most highly rated hotels on TripAdvisor, according to the reviews and opinions of millions of travellers worldwide.
The Rees Hotel Queenstown was honoured to be announced as the winner of the New Zealand Leading Hotel Residence Award in the prestigious 2013 World Travel Awards.
The World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Today, the WTA brand is recognised globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire.
January 2015 | True South Dining Room’s Executive Chef Ben Batterbury has been selected as an Ambassador Chef in the 2012 Beef & Lamb Excellence Awards – a first for the tourism capital of Queenstown.
True South Dining Room at The Rees Hotel Queenstown has been awarded the prestigious 2015 Award of Excellence by US wine and hospitality magazine, Wine Spectator.
The internationally acclaimed Wine Spectator’s annual Excellence Awards recognise a wine list of 100 or more quality wine selections that thematically match a restaurant’s cuisine.