Whangaparaoa Lodge Named A Winner in 2016 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards for Hotels

Thursday 25 February 2016, 6:08PM
By Whangaparaoa Lodge Motel

2016 New Zealand Ranking results released by TripAdvisor placed Whangaparaoa Lodge number one amongst Auckland Hotels and 18th in New Zealand

Auckland, February, 2015:  Whangaparaoa Lodge today announced it has been recognised as a winner in the Service category of the 2016 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice™ awards for Hotels, ranking 18th in New Zealand and 1st in the Auckland Region. For the 14th year, TripAdvisor has highlighted the world’s top properties based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from travellers around the globe. Winners were identified in the categories of Top Hotels, Bargain, B&Bs and Inns, Luxury, Service and Small Hotels. The hallmarks of Travellers’ Choice winners are remarkable service, quality and value.

"Our service concept of Redefining Casual Luxury through exceeding our guest expectations is being recognized and so proud of our small team who have been able to achieve these results in a relative short period of time. Most of all, knowing our guests are leaving with a positive, lasting memory of New Zealand and the region is self-fulfilling” said Troy Clarry, commenting on the recent ranking results.

Troy believes that Whangaparaoa Lodge’s success is largely due to the operating philosophy of always improving on status quo, understanding the ever-changing needs of all guests and the physical aspect of the location on the Whangaparaoa Peninsula.

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About Whangaparaoa Lodge and T&T Clarry’s Holdings’ Ltd

Whangaparaoa Lodge is located on Little Manly Beach, 35 minutes north of Auckland city. The Qualmark 5 star 14 room property is managed by T&T Clarry’s Holdings Ltd. Company Directors Troy and Tomoko Clarry have amassed over 30 years’ experience managing in Ritz-Carlton and Hyatt International hotels throughout Asia Pacific before returning to New Zealand to start the Hotel Management and Consulting company; bringing a creative, exciting and professional approach to operating small boutique hotels in New Zealand.

T&T Clarry’s Holdings also manages The Vineyard Cottages - Kumeu


• 2016 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards Service Category - 1st in Auckland and 18th in New Zealand

• Awarded Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor, 2015

• Ranked 4th Best Hotel in Auckland and 22nd Best Hotel in North Island by Trivago, 2015

• 2015 Award of Excellence by rated 9.2 out of 10.0