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 

 

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

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

Conde 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 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

Conde 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 #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 

 

Conde 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 1 Resort in Australia and New Zealand

Conde 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. 

Conde 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,

Conde Nast Traveller, Gold List, January 2017; Cape Kidnappers named in the Conde 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 

 

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

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

Condé Traveler, 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 #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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