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Hilton Queenstown named one of the world’s hottest new hotels by Conde Nast Traveler
May 08, 2012
QUEENSTOWN, New Zealand - Hilton Queenstown has been named one of the hottest new hotels in the world by Conde Nast Traveler's 2012 Hot List. The luxury travel publication's annual Hot List is widely regarded as the ultimate insider's guide to the world's best new hotels, spas and restaurants.
The Conde Nast Traveler Hot List issue, describes Hilton Queenstown as "the jewel" of the new Kawarau Village complex which opened in June 2011.
One of the Conde Nast editors visited the opulent 178-room Hilton Queenstown incognito, staying in one of the beautifully appointed Relaxation Rooms which feature hot tubs on private lakefront decks.
The review highlighted some of the exceptional facilities at the hotel, including the stunning eforea: spa at Hilton and the tranquil 25-metre indoor lap pool. It also mentioned the influence of local culture in the design of the beautifully constructed hotel, referring to the pieces of New Zealand art on display.
The range of dining options available in Kawarau Village were mentioned as favourable factors; from Stacks Pub and family-friendly fare at Me & Mee Noodle Bar, to high-end cuisine at waterfront restaurant Wakatipu Grill.
Marlene Poynder, general manager, Hilton Queenstown said, "We are honored to be named on the Conde Nast Traveler 2012 Hot List. Hilton Queenstown combines an incredible location, exceptional style and the iconic Queenstown destination with our warm and friendly Hilton hospitality to set the standard for hotels in New Zealand."
The stunning Queenstown hotel is positioned directly on the shores of Lake Wakatipu and delivers glorious views of the lake and surrounding mountains, including the landmark Remarkables Mountain Range.
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