Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.


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Rating System Explained

GAYOT's star rating system rates each hotel property on its décor, service, amenities and ambience. The scale ranges from one star (the basics) to five stars (pure luxury).

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New Zealand

Amora Hotel Wellington
Blanket Bay
The George
Hilton Auckland
Huka Lodge
InterContinental Wellington
Kauri Cliffs

The Langham, Auckland
Matakauri Lodge
Museum Art Hotel Wellington
Otahuna Lodge
Rendezvous Hotel Auckland
The Farm at Cape Kidnappers

Anahata Yoga Retreat
Heritage Auckland

Sip your way through wine country with GAYOT's list of charming inns and resorts, featuring vineyards from Napa Valley to Long Island, New York.
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