Sofitel scores big at the World Luxury Spa Awards


Two Sofitel hotels are in the mood of celebrations after scoring big at the World Luxury Spa Awards!

Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa and Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour are celebrating big after winning several awards at the award ceremony held on Tuesday, June 21. It recognises the luxury spas across the world and celebrates spa, restaurant, and overall hotel culture and experiences.

Both the Sofitel hotels serve the guests with some of the best services available in the luxury market, which lends the awards given to them much legitimacy. At the award ceremony, the So Spa of Sofitel Auckland Viaduct Harbour received the award for the ‘Best Emerging Spa for Australia & Oceania’. The spa centre had to compete with big local and international names across the Tasman and in the Pacific Islands to win that title. The hotel also recently took home the accolade of the ‘Luxury Hotel & Restaurant of the Year for New Zealand’ at the Luxury Travel Guide Awards 2016.


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Sofitel Queenstown Hotel & Spa’s So Spa won the award of ‘Luxury Destination Spa for New Zealand’ at the award event. It was also named as the ‘Luxury Hotel & Spa of the Year for New Zealand’ by the Luxury Travel Guide and made to the highly prestigious Gold List of the Luxury Travel magazine this year.

Both the hotels were also earned the great status of being nominated in the category of ‘New Zealand’s Best Hotel Spa’ at the award ceremony.

Senior Vice President Operations of AccorHotels for New Zealand, Fiji and Polynesia, Chris Sedgwick, expressed his delight at the success of both the hotels. He thanked all of their trade partners and guests for being with AccorHotels and Sofitel.


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Focusing on Sofitel brand’s success at the award event, Mr Sedgwick said that these awards are the recognition of their passion for excellence and the upscale and first-rate facilities and services with which they entertain their guests.

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