Best Australian boutique hotel, resort, villa or lodge

Saffire Freycinet Tasmania
Winner again this year, Saffire Freycinet in Tasmania continues to attract luxury travellers.


Full list of finalists

1. Saffire Freycinet (TAS)

2. Peppers Mineral Springs Hotel, Daylesford (VIC)    
3. Lake House, Daylesford (VIC)    
4. Southern Ocean Lodge (SA)    
5. Lindenwarrah at Milawa (VIC)
6. Lindenderry at Redhill (VIC)    
7. Emirates One&Only Wolgon Valley Resort & Spa (NSW)    
8. Lizard Island (QLD)    
9. Capella Lodge, Lord Howe Island (NSW)
10. El Questro Wilderness Park (WA)    
11. Bedarra Island Resort (QLD)
12. Jonah’s at Whale Beach (NSW)
13. Bloomfield Lodge     (QLD)    
14. Longtitude 131°    (NT)
15. Islington (TAS)    
16. Spicers Peak Lodge (QLD)
17. Cape Lodge Luxury Resort, Margaret River (WA)    
18. Injidup Spa Retreat (WA)
19. Spicers Clovelly Estate (QLD)
20. Calabash Bay Lodge (NSW)     
21. Peppers Convent, Hunter Valley (NSW)


Latest stories

Best place to stay // London

Name of hotel

Henrietta Hotel


Year opened

2017 …

Best place to stay // Northern Territory

Name of hotel

Cicada Lodge


Year opened

2013 …

Best place to stay // Tokyo

Name of the hotel

Conrad Tokyo


Year opened

2005 …

El Questro

From riding in a submarine to sleeping on 24 carat gold sheets, these hotel …


Luxe for less

Luxury deal // Health and wellness Australia

Be inspired this spring at Golden Door. Experience healthy eating, physical activity, …

Luxury deal // Bali
Luxury deal // New York

Experience Midtown Manhattan at …

Luxury deal // Sydney

My Fair Lady Cultural Escape package

Immerse yourself in the magical world of …


Elephants, safari, South Africa
19-day itinerary // Africa

This is an example of a bespoke Africa itinerary created for an FBI Travel client. …

Sri Lanka, Travel
8-day itinerary // Sri Lanka

This is an example of a bespoke Sri Lanka itinerary created for an FBI Travel client …

8-day itinerary // Japan

This is an example of a bespoke Japan itinerary created for an FBI Travel client.

9-day itinerary // Egypt

To Travel The Way We Do in Egypt, book this Abercrombie & Kent private journey …

Web design by Komosion | Powered by Komodo Canvas