Conde Nast Traveler 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards

Oct 17, 2017

3 Luxury Lodges of Australia rated in the Top Resorts in Australia and The South Pacific by readers of one of the USA’s most respected travel publications, Conde Nast Traveler. 

qualia, a distinct expression of Australian luxury on the Great Barrier Reef continues to receive accolades in the global luxury travel arena and has been placed at number seven in the category for Top Resorts in Australia and The South Pacific in the Conde Nast Traveler 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards, announced today.

Baillie Lodges’ award-winning Southern Ocean Lodge on Kangaroo Island has claimed tenth place and luxury outback camp Longitude 131° at Uluru-Kata Tjuta, ranked close in eleventh place.

The margins in reader ratings between were slim, with qualia ranking 97.14 from a possible 100, Southern Ocean Lodge ranking 96.59, and Longitude 131°ranking 96.43.

More than 300,000 Conde Nast Traveler readers submitted ratings and feedback from their recent travel experiences around the world, across categories including cities, islands, resorts, hotels, cruise lines and airlines.   

The Readers’ Choice winners will be celebrated in the November edition of Condé Nast Traveler and can be viewed here: www.cntraveler.com/rca


More updates from qualia, Southern Ocean Lodge, Longitude 131°

Jul 04, 2017 | Qantas has announced they will introduce direct flights to Kangaroo Island from Adelaide and Melbourne this year... More »

Jul 04, 2017 | Qantas has announced they will introduce direct flights to Kangaroo Island from Adelaide and Melbourne this … More »

Jul 04, 2017 | Qantas has announced they will introduce direct flights to Kangaroo Island from Adelaide and Melbourne this year... More »

Jan 03, 2017 | Travel the Australian East Coast, cherry-pick the absolute best... More »

Jan 03, 2017 | Travel the Australian East Coast, cherry-pick the absolute best... More »

Jan 03, 2017 | Travel the Australian East Coast, cherry-pick the absolute best... More »

Aug 22, 2017 | Iconic outback camp Longitude 131° at Uluru-Kata Tjuta reopens, following a multi-million dollar refurbishment. More »

Aug 22, 2017 | Iconic outback camp Longitude 131° at Uluru-Kata Tjuta reopens, following a multi-million dollar refurbishment. More »

Aug 22, 2017 | Iconic outback camp Longitude 131° at Uluru-Kata Tjuta reopens, following a multi-million dollar refurbishment. More »

Nov 05, 2017 | The Whitsundays are special for inky indigo skies and clear views of the Milky Way. More »

Nov 05, 2017 | The Whitsundays are special for inky indigo skies and clear views of the Milky Way. More »

Nov 05, 2017 | The Whitsundays are special for inky indigo skies and clear views of the Milky Way. More »

Nov 04, 2017 | Guests at Southern Ocean Lodge have exclusive access to walk among the colony and observe these wild animals in their … More »

Nov 04, 2017 | Guests at Southern Ocean Lodge have exclusive access to walk among the colony and observe … More »

Nov 04, 2017 | Guests at Southern Ocean Lodge have exclusive access to walk among the colony and observe these wild animals in their natural habitat with no-one else in sight. More »

Jul 15, 2017 | Luxury Lodges of Australia's Southern Ocean Lodge and The Louise in world’s best according to Travel + Leisure. More »

Jul 15, 2017 | Luxury Lodges of Australia's Southern Ocean Lodge and The Louise in world’s best according to … More »

Jul 15, 2017 | Luxury Lodges of Australia's Southern Ocean Lodge and The Louise in world’s best according to Travel + Leisure. More »

Dec 08, 2017 | Maggie Beer Returns to Southern Ocean Lodge for KI Food Safari, 2018. More »

Dec 08, 2017 | Maggie Beer Returns to Southern Ocean Lodge for KI Food Safari, 2018. More »

Dec 08, 2017 | Maggie Beer Returns to Southern Ocean Lodge for KI Food Safari, 2018. More »

Nov 10, 2015 | Mark Chipperfield reviews Southern Ocean Lodge, Kangaroo Island for The Traveller. More »

Nov 10, 2015 | Mark Chipperfield reviews Southern Ocean Lodge, Kangaroo Island for The Traveller. More »

Nov 10, 2015 | Mark Chipperfield reviews Southern Ocean Lodge, Kangaroo Island for The Traveller. More »

Jul 11, 2016 | qualia's Beach House is a favourite of Forbes - "Sometimes we want something more private." More »

Jul 11, 2016 | qualia's Beach House is a favourite of Forbes - "Sometimes we want something more private." More »

Jul 11, 2016 | qualia's Beach House is a favourite of Forbes - "Sometimes we want something more private." More »

Feb 20, 2016 | The Australian: Article by Susan Kurosawa - ‘New Romantic Places for Couples to Stay’. More »

Feb 20, 2016 | The Australian: Article by Susan Kurosawa - ‘New Romantic Places for Couples to Stay’. More »

Feb 20, 2016 | The Australian: Article by Susan Kurosawa - ‘New Romantic Places for Couples to Stay’. More »

Apr 02, 2016 | Neale Whitaker stays at Longitude 131 and discovers 'camping' is not as he'd expected. More »

Apr 02, 2016 | Neale Whitaker stays at Longitude 131 and discovers 'camping' is not as he'd expected. More »

Apr 02, 2016 | Neale Whitaker stays at Longitude 131 and discovers 'camping' is not as he'd expected. More »

Mar 09, 2016 | Hayley from blog 'The Vogue Trip' shares her holiday to qualia. More »

Mar 09, 2016 | Hayley from blog 'The Vogue Trip' shares her holiday to qualia. More »

Mar 09, 2016 | Hayley from blog 'The Vogue Trip' shares her holiday to qualia. More »

Nov 15, 2017 | Congratulations goes to qualia - collecting the award for World’s Best Beach or Coastal Hotel.  More »

Nov 15, 2017 | Congratulations goes to qualia - collecting the award for World’s Best Beach or Coastal Hotel.  More »

Nov 15, 2017 | Congratulations goes to qualia - collecting the award for World’s Best Beach or Coastal Hotel.  More »

May 16, 2016 | #‎Departures has completed a round up of the world's 10 best glamping destinations. More »

May 16, 2016 | #‎Departures has completed a round up of the world's 10 best glamping destinations. More »

May 16, 2016 | #‎Departures has completed a round up of the world's 10 best glamping destinations. More »

May 01, 2016 | Traveller has nominated its 14 top picks for a fab four-day short break... More »

May 01, 2016 | Traveller has nominated its 14 top picks for a fab four-day short break... More »

May 01, 2016 | Traveller has nominated its 14 top picks for a fab four-day short break... More »

Jul 29, 2016 | Robb Report's top 10 resorts with jaw-dropping views includes Longitude 131. More »

Jul 29, 2016 | Robb Report's top 10 resorts with jaw-dropping views includes Longitude 131. More »

Jul 29, 2016 | Robb Report's top 10 resorts with jaw-dropping views includes Longitude 131. More »

Feb 16, 2017 | There's no shortage of far-flung retreats around the world for those seeking some solitude. More »

Feb 16, 2017 | There's no shortage of far-flung retreats around the world for those seeking some solitude. More »

Feb 16, 2017 | There's no shortage of far-flung retreats around the world for those seeking some solitude. More »

Jul 14, 2016 | Australian Traveller Magazine's Lara Picone visits Kangaroo Island. More »

Jul 14, 2016 | Australian Traveller Magazine's Lara Picone visits Kangaroo Island. More »

Jul 14, 2016 | Australian Traveller Magazine's Lara Picone visits Kangaroo Island. More »

May 19, 2017 | Think Uluru and you think dry, hot and arid. Only one in a hundred tourists sees its other side... More »

May 19, 2017 | Think Uluru and you think dry, hot and arid. Only one in a hundred tourists … More »

May 19, 2017 | Think Uluru and you think dry, hot and arid. Only one in a hundred tourists sees its other side... More »

Sep 27, 2017 | Hayley and James Baillie, of Baillie Lodges, like to do things differently, as the revamp of their luxury desert camp, … More »

Sep 27, 2017 | Hayley and James Baillie, of Baillie Lodges, like to do things differently, as the revamp … More »

Sep 27, 2017 | Hayley and James Baillie, of Baillie Lodges, like to do things differently, as the revamp of their luxury desert camp, Longitude 131, proves. More »

Jul 29, 2016 | "This spectacular five-star reef encounter is matched star for star by qualia". More »

Jul 29, 2016 | "This spectacular five-star reef encounter is matched star for star by qualia". More »

Jul 29, 2016 | "This spectacular five-star reef encounter is matched star for star by qualia". More »

Sep 22, 2017 | When qualia launched in 2007, it kicked off a boom in Australia's luxury lodge industry. Southern Ocean Lodge on Kangaroo … More »

Sep 22, 2017 | When qualia launched in 2007, it kicked off a boom in Australia's luxury lodge industry. … More »

Sep 22, 2017 | When qualia launched in 2007, it kicked off a boom in Australia's luxury lodge industry. Southern Ocean Lodge on Kangaroo Island opened in 2008, followed by Wolgan Valley in NSW's Blue Mountains in 2009 and … More »

Jul 18, 2016 | These hotels have the bathtime experience down to a tee; so you can soak carefree. More »

Jul 18, 2016 | These hotels have the bathtime experience down to a tee; so you can soak carefree. More »

Jul 18, 2016 | These hotels have the bathtime experience down to a tee; so you can soak carefree. More »

Jul 18, 2016 | A stay at Longitude 131 captures the magic of Uluru - Rowena Ryan, Escape.com. More »

Jul 18, 2016 | A stay at Longitude 131 captures the magic of Uluru - Rowena Ryan, Escape.com. More »

Jul 18, 2016 | A stay at Longitude 131 captures the magic of Uluru - Rowena Ryan, Escape.com. More »

Jul 15, 2017 | As hand selected by Gourmet Traveller... More »

Jul 15, 2017 | As hand selected by Gourmet Traveller... More »

Jul 15, 2017 | As hand selected by Gourmet Traveller... More »

Nov 24, 2017 | qualia on Hamilton Island is a Whitsundays wonderland explains Sher Cornelius from The Standard. More »

Nov 24, 2017 | qualia on Hamilton Island is a Whitsundays wonderland explains Sher Cornelius from The Standard. More »

Nov 24, 2017 | qualia on Hamilton Island is a Whitsundays wonderland explains Sher Cornelius from The Standard. More »

Jul 15, 2017 | Australian hotels Southern Ocean Lodge and The Louise in world’s best according to Travel + Leisure. More »

Jul 15, 2017 | Australian hotels Southern Ocean Lodge and The Louise in world’s best according to Travel + … More »

Jul 15, 2017 | Australian hotels Southern Ocean Lodge and The Louise in world’s best according to Travel + Leisure. More »

Sep 30, 2017 | No surprises Laurie Werner recommends to stay at Longitude 131º when viewing Uluru.  More »

Sep 30, 2017 | No surprises Laurie Werner recommends to stay at Longitude 131º when viewing Uluru.  More »

Sep 30, 2017 | No surprises Laurie Werner recommends to stay at Longitude 131º when viewing Uluru.  More »

Nov 17, 2017 | A journey of exhilarating discovery for Maxine Albert, BELLA New York, on her first visit to Uluru.  More »

Nov 17, 2017 | A journey of exhilarating discovery for Maxine Albert, BELLA New York, on her first visit to … More »

Nov 17, 2017 | A journey of exhilarating discovery for Maxine Albert, BELLA New York, on her first visit to Uluru.  More »

Oct 21, 2017 | The Traveller's Ute Junker checks into Longitude 131's new Dune House, Uluru: A billion star retreat... More »

Oct 21, 2017 | The Traveller's Ute Junker checks into Longitude 131's new Dune House, Uluru: A billion star … More »

Oct 21, 2017 | The Traveller's Ute Junker checks into Longitude 131's new Dune House, Uluru: A billion star retreat... More »

May 23, 2017 | Sheriden Rhodes proves it's entirely plausible to taste the best of Australia's tropical north and the wild and remote south … More »

May 23, 2017 | Sheriden Rhodes proves it's entirely plausible to taste the best of Australia's tropical north and … More »

May 23, 2017 | Sheriden Rhodes proves it's entirely plausible to taste the best of Australia's tropical north and the wild and remote south in one incredible week... More »

Sep 27, 2016 | @TheLuxeWorld (Jim Dobson) shares his visit to paradise aka qualia with Forbes.com More »

Sep 27, 2016 | @TheLuxeWorld (Jim Dobson) shares his visit to paradise aka qualia with Forbes.com More »

Sep 27, 2016 | @TheLuxeWorld (Jim Dobson) shares his visit to paradise aka qualia with Forbes.com More »

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