The Langham, Auckland has been acknowledged as the Best New Zealand Hotel of 2016 at the HM Awards.

The awards dinner in Sydney recognised the accommodation industry’s finest staff, properties, brands and chains across Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.

As one of NZ’s largest hotels, it embodies a celebration of classic luxury and quiet comfort, offering 409 spacious rooms and suites.

“In addition to our luxurious facilities, the award is a testament to the individual effort every one of our over 400 staff contribute to exceeding our guest’s expectations and creating great memories,” said managing director, Franz Mascarenhas.