Wanaka’s Lakeside Apartments has been voted New Zealand’s No.1 luxury hotel for the second year running in the 2016 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards. The only 5-star Qualmark rated hotel in the heart of Wanaka, Lakeside Apartments also won in five other categories in the annual awards.

Aside from gaining the top spot in the NZ Luxury category, it was ranked number three in New Zealand’s Small Hotel category and number six in the Best Service category. In the South Pacific region, Lakeside ranked number three in the Luxury category, number six in the Small Hotel category and 11th place in Best Service. The top 25 hotels in each category are deemed winners. Winners are determined based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from TripAdvisor travelers worldwide.

Lakeside Apartments’ owner and manager Gary Christie said he’s thrilled the hotel has maintained its spot as best overall luxury hotel in NZ for the second year in a row.

“Our team works very hard to ensure all our guests have a memorable stay here at Lakeside Apartments, so it is wonderful to have that recognition,” Christie said.