Resort Style Accommodation of the Year

Criteria for entry: To be eligible to nominate in this category, the hotel must reflect and complement the locale of the environment in which it is situated. The hotel should be a place for relaxation or recreation whilst principally serving another nearby attraction or is itself a self-contained resort providing for most of the guest’s needs. The hotel must endeavour to create an outstanding leisure experience for all those who frequent the establishment. Download the full judging criteria for this category here. 

Location: Statewide

JUDGING: Anonymous site inspection, Monday – Thursday.
Written submissions are not required and will not be considered during the judging process.


*Hotels nominating in this category will be invoiced to reimburse one night's accommodation - standard room, parking, breakfast and one drink*

Judges will be assessing the following points:

  • Parking
  • General criteria - signage, cleanliness, décor, design, lighting, atmosphere, security and safety.
  • Reception
  • Guest services
  • Hotel facilities
  • Leisure Facilities
  • Guest room
  • Hotel bar
  • Breakfast


Accommodation Awards

Hotels can only nominate in one accommodation specific category (e.g. Deluxe Accommodation Hotel of the Year) per venue.

Cost: $150 + Reimbursement to cover the cost of anonymous property judging.

Onsite Offering Awards

Hotels can make multiple nominations in the Onsite Offering Awards categories (e.g. Deluxe Restaurant of the Year, Hotel Bar of the Year, Hotel Club Lounge and Hotel Spa of the Year).

Cost: $150 + Reimbursement to cover the cost of anonymous property judging.