Our Awards

Consistently recognised as a leader in luxury accommodation, Robertson Lodges is honoured to have received a number of awards for excellence.

The Lodge at Kauri Cliffs, The Farm at Cape Kidnappers and Matakauri Lodge are consistently named among the leading luxury hotels, resorts and lodges in the world. Over the last two decades, each property has been recognised across numerous categories from accommodation and overall experience to cuisine, design, golf and spa. We are delighted to share a selection of our key awards, which the Robertson family are honoured to have received, as they are a testament to the dedicated teams at Robertson Lodges.

 

Kauri Cliffs 

 

Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, October 2020; Kauri Cliffs named No. 7 in the Top Resorts in Australia in the South Pacific.  

Travel + Leisure, World’s Best, July 2019; Kauri Cliffs named No. 5 Resort in Australia and New Zealand.

Condé Nast Traveler, Gold List, January 2019, Kauri Cliffs named in 2019 Gold List of editors favourite hotels worldwide. 

Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, October 2018; Kauri Cliffs named No. 19 in the Top Resorts in Australia in the South Pacific.  

AFAR Magazine, Travelers Choice Awards, May 2018, Kauri Cliffs named Best Hotel in the World for Outdoor Adventure. 

Golf Digest, World's Greatest 100 Golf Courses, January 2018, Kauri Cliffs named No. 37 in World's Greatest 100 Golf Courses. 

Condé Nast Traveler, Gold List, January 2018, Kauri Cliffs named in 2018 Gold List of editors' favourite hotels.

Andrew Harper’s Top 20 Hideaways, November 2017; Kauri Cliffs named No. 12 in World’s Top 20 International Hideaways.

Travel + Leisure, World’s Best, August 2017; Kauri Cliffs named No. 1 Resort in Australia and New Zealand.

Travel + Leisure, World’s Best, August 2017; Kauri Cliffs named No. 4 Top 100 Hotels in the World. 

Luxury Travel Magazine, Gold List, June 2017; Kauri Cliffs named No. 6  in Best Overseas Golf Resort.

Luxury Travel Magazine, Gold List, June 2017; Kauri Cliffs named No. 7 Best New Zealand Luxury Property within driving distance to a city.

Condé Nast Traveller, Readers’ Choice Awards, November 2016; Kauri Cliffs named No. 6 Top Resorts in Australia and South Pacific.

Golf Digest Awards, April 2016; Kauri Cliffs Golf Course named as Editor’s Choice for the Best Golf Resorts in Australasia.

Golf Digest, January 2016; Kauri Cliffs Golf Course ranked 49 in the World Top 100 Courses.

Condé Nast Traveler US, Readers’ Choice Awards, October 2015; Kauri Cliffs named No. 60 in The Best Hotels in the World.

Condé Nast Traveler US, Readers’ Choice Awards, October 2015; Kauri Cliffs named No. 2 in Top Resorts in Australia and South Pacific.

Andrew Harper Readers’ Choice Awards, September 2015; Kauri Cliffs named No. 18 in Top 20 International Hideaways.

Andrew Harper Readers’ Choice Awards, September 2015; Kauri Cliffs named No. 16 for Top 20 Golf Resorts.

Luxury Travel Magazine, Gold List, March 2015; Kauri Cliffs named No. 7 in Best New Zealand Hotel  within driving distance of city.

Luxury Travel Magazine, Gold List, March 2015; Kauri Cliffs Golf Course named No. 34 in the Best Overseas Golf Resorts.

Cape Kidnappers 

 

Travel + Leisure 500, March 2021; Cape Kidnappers named in Travel + Leisure 500 Best Hotels (in the World).

Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, October 2020; Cape Kidnappers named No. 11 in the Top Resorts in Australia in the South Pacific.  

Travel + Leisure, World’s Best, July 2020, Cape Kidnappers named No. 1 Resort in Australia and New Zealand.

Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, October 2019; Cape Kidnappers named No. 10 in the Top Resorts in Australia in the South Pacific.  

Travel + Leisure, World’s Best, July 2019; Cape Kidnappers named No. 4, Top 100 Hotels in the World.

Travel + Leisure, World’s Best, July 2019; Cape Kidnappers named No. 1 Resort in Australia and New Zealand.

Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, October 2018; Cape Kidnappers named No. 1 in the Top Resorts in Australia in the South Pacific.  

Travel + Leisure, World's Best, July 2018, Cape Kidnappers named No. 3 Resort in Australia and New Zealand. 

Golf Digest, World's Greatest 100 Golf Courses, January 2018, Cape Kidnappers named No. 17 in World's Greatest 100 Golf Courses. 

Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, November 2017; Cape Kidnappers named No. 3 in Best Resorts in Australia and New Zealand.

Travel + Leisure, World’s Best, August 2017; Cape Kidnappers named No. 2 Resort in Australia and New Zealand.

Luxury Travel Magazine, Gold List Hall of Fame, June 2017; Cape Kidnappers inducted into Luxury Travel Magazine Gold List Hall of Fame after winning Best Overseas Golf Resort six years in a row.

Luxury Travel Magazine, Gold List, June 2017; Cape Kidnappers named No. 4 in Best New Zealand Luxury Property within driving distance to a city.

Condé Nast Traveller, Gold List, January 2017; Cape Kidnappers named in the Condé Nast’s Gold List for the Top 20 Hotels in the World.

HM Awards for Hotel and Accommodation Excellence, August 2016; Cape Kidnappers named as winners of New Zealand Lodge category.  

The Global Travel Experience Awards, June 2016; Cape Kidnappers named No. 1 in the Best Outdoor Lifestyle Hotel category.

Golf Digest, April 2016; Cape Kidnappers chosen as Editor’s Choice for the Best Golf Resorts in Australasia.

Luxury Travel Magazine Gold List, March 2016; Cape Kidnappers winner of the Best Overseas Golf Resort category and  inducted into the Gold Awards Hall of Fame.

Luxury Travel Magazine Gold List, March 2016; Cape Kidnappers named No. 8 in the Best New Zealand Property within driving distance of city.

Luxury Travel Magazine Gold List, March 2016; Cape Kidnappers named No. 4 in the Best Overseas Golf Resort.

Golf Digest, January 2016; Cape Kidnappers ranked No. 16 in the World’s Top 100 Courses.

Luxury Travel Magazine Gold List, March 2015; Cape Kidnappers winner of the Best Overseas Golf Resort category.

Luxury Travel Magazine Gold List, March 2015; Cape Kidnappers was named No. 4 in Best New Zealand Hotel within driving distance of city.

Matakauri 

 

Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, October 2020 Matakauri named No. 1 in the Top Resorts in Australia in the South Pacific, and No. 11 in the Top Resorts in the World. 

Travel + Leisure, World’s Best, July 2019; Matakauri Lodge  named No. 45, Top 100 Hotels in the World. 

Travel + Leisure, World’s Best, July 2019; Matakauri Lodge named No. 3 Resort in Australia and New Zealand.

Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, October 2018; Matakauri named No. 13 in the Top Resorts in Australia in the South Pacific.  

Condé Nast, Gold List, January 2018, Matakauri named 2018 Gold List of editors' favourite hotels.

Travel + Leisure World’s Best, August 2017; Matakauri Lodges named No. 5 in the Best Resorts in Australia and New Zealand.

Luxury Travel Magazine Gold List, June 2017; Matakauri Lodge named No. 2 in Best New Zealand Luxury Property within driving distance to a city.

Travel + Leisure World’s Best, July 2016; Matakauri Lodges was named No. 5 in the Best Resorts in Australia and New Zealand.

Luxury Travel Magazine Gold List, March 2016; Matakauri Lodge was the winner of the Best New Zealand Hotel within driving distance of city.

Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, October 2015; Matakauri Lodge was named No. 8 in The Top 25 Resorts in Australia and South Pacific.

HM Awards for Hotel and Accommodation Excellence, August 2015; Matakauri Lodge was Highly Commended in the New Zealand Lodge category.

Luxury Travel Magazine Gold List, March 2015; Matakauri Lodge was the winner of Best New Zealand Hotel category  within driving distance of city.

Wish Magazine Travel's Top 50, August 2014; Matakauri Lodge named Best Luxury Lodge.

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