Monday 11 October 2010

Tower Lodge Wins Best Luxury Lodge at the 2010 World Luxury Hotel Awards

Tower Lodge Wins Best Luxury Lodge at the 2010 World Luxury Hotel Awards

Tower Lodge the only Australian property to take out top global award

Tower Lodge located in the picturesque Hunter Valley has taken out top honours winning the "Global Luxury Lodge" award at the 2010 World Luxury Hotel Awards held at the Dusit Thani Hua Hin, Thailand over the weekend.

With 350 attendees from 53 countries and 1,000 hotels nominated for the awards, Tower Lodge was the only Relais & Châteaux property to receive an award during this year's competition, and is the only Australian luxury hotel to win a global accolade since the awards commenced in 2006.

"To be announced as the best luxury lodge in the world is a wonderful honour for the entire team at Tower Estate," said Matt Cowley, Chief Executive Officer, Tower Estate.

"Australia has so many brilliant holiday destinations and I hope this award brings attention to everyone in this great country that some of the best destinations in the world are right on our doorstep."

"To be the first Australian company to win this award makes it all that more special," added Cowley.

Tower Lodge, Australia's best shared secret comprises of 12 distinctly different guest rooms including two premier suites. Each of the rooms are uniquely furnished with no room the same and feature a king size bed, deep soaking spa bath, complimented with antique pieces and rich fabrics creating an opulent setting for any guest.

Lodge guests can choose from an array of unique dining options while staying at Tower Lodge – nine (nine course degustation menu with wines matched by Tower Estate), in-room service by Roberts Restaurant or at Roberts Restaurant, or at specially selected outdoor dining areas including the poolside, golf course and the Tower spire.

Tower Lodge is located in close proximity to Tower Estate Winery which has one of the Hunter's female winemakers Sam Connew, who has already won top gold for her 2010 Tower Estate Semillon at the NSW Small Winemakers Show.

While staying at the luxurious Lodge guests can opt to indulge in a spa treatment, take a plunge in the pool, enjoy a leisurely walk along the 1.6km walking track, play a round of golf on the 18-hole short golf course or take time out to relax and enjoy the surrounds.

Tower Lodge was nominated by hotel guests and then selected as a winner by travel industry experts and the WLHA selection committee.

To make a reservation at Tower Lodge visit or call (02) 4998 7022

About Tower Lodge

Opened in May 2001, and situated on the grounds of Tower Estate, Tower Lodge is the only 5-star boutique luxury lodge in the Hunter Region.

The Lodge features 12 rooms including two suites accommodating up to 24 guests. Room rates range from $710.00 to $810.00 per night and include accommodation for two, full buffet and a la carte cooked breakfast, complimentary afternoon tea, a pre-dinner drink and an evening turn down service


Tower Lodge is a member of Relais & Châteaux.

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