Best Australian hotel 2016

Crown Hotel, Australia, waterside at night
Congratulations to Park Hyatt Sydney, back on top this year as your favourite Australian Hotel. The hotel previously won in this category in 2012, as well as in our first ever Gold List in 2005.


Full list of finalists

1. Park Hyatt Sydney 

2. Crown Towers, Melbourne

3. Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

4. Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney

5. Hotel Hotel (Canberra)

6. The Langham, Sydney

7. The Langham, Melbourne

8. Sheraton on the Park, Sydney

9. Park Hyatt Melbourne

10. InterContinental Sydney

11. Mansion Hotel & Spa 

at Werribee Park (VIC)

12. QT Sydney

13. Sofitel Melbourne on Collins

14. Palazzo Versace, Gold Coast

15. The Westin Sydney

16. Pier One Sydney Harbour

17. Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour

18. Grand Hyatt Melbourne

19. The Hotel Windsor, Melbourne


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