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TOP HOTEL RATINGS

Rating System Explained

Our 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).

See an explanation of GAYOT's stars here.


New Zealand


Amora Hotel Wellington
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

Heritage Auckland





From turrets and moats to spas and golf courses, GAYOT's Top 10 Castle Hotels blend the best of past and present.
Whether you are in the mood for zingy Creole or fresh Hawaiian, you will find the perfect place to settle in for Sunday morning hedonism.