Blanket Bay continues to retain its international ranking as New Zealand’s top lodge with prestigious USA based Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report naming Blanket Bay the #1 lodge in New Zealand, and #6 in the world, within its annual 2012 Readers Survey.
Kate Florence, a young chef from Blanket Bay, has claimed the prestigious New Zealand Commis Chef of the Year title for 2012. This is the third time the title has gone to our luxury lodge.
Australian travel journalist Alison Plummer writes about her stay at exclusive Blanket Bay in May 2012 for Global Writes, the International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association's online magazine.
Blanket Bay continues to amass accolades – the latest being a finalist in this year’s Gold List complied by the readers of Australia’s Luxury Travel magazine.
Blanket Bay again is named one of the world’s ‘Top 20 International Hideaways’ for 2011 by Andrew Harper’s legendary Hideaway Report. This annual survey of Hideaway Report readers’ favourite hotels and resorts worldwide was released in October 2011.
Blanket Bay’s reputation as Australasia’s ultimate alpine escape and New Zealand’s finest luxury lodge continues to be upheld with its win last Friday night, 2 September 2011, at the hotel industry’s prestigious HM Awards
In October 2011 Blanket Bay was listed on Forbes.com as one of the top 10 hotels around the world universally considered to have the most drop-dead, beautiful vistas.
The discerning readers of the prestigious Andrew Harpers Hideaway Report have voted Blanket Bay 6th in the Top 20 Hideaways in the world, and the best in New Zealand.
Conde Naste Traveler's 2010 Gold List ranks Glenorchy's Blanket Bay as the second-highest scoring property in the world and the top-scoring hotel in Asia, Australia and Pacific nations
Multi-award-winning Blanket Bay lodge in Glenorchy has added yet another award to its impressive line-up for 2009 -- Qualmark Enviro-Gold.
Glenorchy's Blanket Bay has been named the third greatest accommodation property in the world and the best hotel in Oceania by readers of the influential American travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler. It is the only property in New Zealand to have made the Top 100 List.
The planet is replete with amazing hotels and resorts, of course: high-rise city hotels with iconic views; hideaway island resorts with your own personal beach; rustic mountain inns with gourmet cuisine; sprawling family resorts with surprisingly personal service. We wanted you to have your pick, without worrying about the difference between, say, No. 50 and No. 54.
Michelle Rowe Travel Editor of 'The Australian' mixes creature comforts with occasional bursts of energy at a luxury lodge on New Zealand's South Island
Philip Jenkins was appointed General Manager of Blanket Bay a year prior to the opening of the hotel in 1998.