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The Reef House & Spa - Palm Cove

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2021 Trip Advisor 'Best of the Best' Travellers' Choice

The Reef House has won the ‘Best of the Best’ Travellers’ Choice Award for 2021. This is an award that Tripadvisor awards to those ranked within the top 1% of properties that consistently earn great reviews from travellers.

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2020 Haute Grandeur Global Excellence Awards

  • Best Boutique Honeymoon Hotel in Oceania
  • Best Historical Hotel in Oceania
  • Best Honeymoon Hotel in Oceania
  • Best Luxury Boutique Hotel in Oceania 

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Media

Beautiful Home Magazine

May 2021 Double Page feature in the Destination Style Home Beautiful Magazine.

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The Weekend Australian Magazine

February 2020 Double Page feature in the Weekend Australian Magazine.

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Signature Luxury Travel & Style Magazine

November 2020 ‘Reef Relief’ spread features the Reef House with special mention of the award winning spa and Phytomer products.

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The Reef House Wins Restaurant of the Year 2019

The Reef House has blown through the C’est Bon – Shangri La rivalry to claim the title of 2019 Cairns Restaurant of the Year. The win snatched the title away from the city and brought it home to the Coral Sea lapped shores of Palm Cove.

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2019 Winner World Luxury Spa Awards

Voted #1, The Reef House won in two categories:

  • Luxury Historical Hotel Spa
  • Luxury Romantic Destination Spa

Media

Vogue Living Australia October 2019

This guest house in Far North Queensland will make you feel like you’ve slipped away to the Hamptons – By Danielle Gay.

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Website Blogs, Articles & Print

Luxury Travel Magazine – Don’t Let These 3 Palm Cove Attractions Fly Under Your Radar
Weekend Australian May 2021 – Hot 50 Places to Stay
Just Luxe May 2021 – Hotel Feature ‘Laid Back Beach Luxury at The Reef House’
The Urban List April 2021 – 7 Of The Best Hotels In Cairns For Soaking Up Those Tropical Vacay Vibes
Cairns Post February 2021 – Cairns & Palm Cove named Aussie Town of the Year 2021
Telegraph UK – Review of the Reef House Palm Cove
Australian Jewish News December 2019 – Win a trip to the Reef House Palm Cove
Escape Magazine November 2019 – Review: You can’t miss the Reef House Palm Cove
Man of Style October 2019 – A weekend stay at the Reef House Palm Cove
Weekend Notes July 2019 – Hotel Feature ‘The Reef House Resort & Spa’
Delicious Magazine – Reef House Palm Cove becoming Foodie Go to

Hotel Awards Archive

2018 – Voted – Historic Hotel of the Year – Queensland, Australia 
2012 – Voted #10 Best Hotel in Australia – Travel & Leisure Magazine
2012 – Voted # 5 Best Service Resorts & Lodges Australia – Travel & Leisure Magazine
2012 – Hotel of the Week ‘The Australian’ Travel & Indulgence

Restaurant Awards Archive

2011 – Australian Good Food and Travel Guides Chef’s Hats Awards
2008 – Best Restaurant in Tropical North Queensland – Tourism Tropical North Queensland Tourism Awards

Spa Awards Archive

2012 – World Travel Awards – Australia’s Leading Spa Resort 2012 | Nominee
2011 – Voted #4 Conde Nast Traveller | Best Hotel Spas in Australasia Readers Spa Awards 
2009 – Voted #6 best hotel in Australia – Travel & Leisure Magazine
2008 – Voted #10 best hotel in Australia – Travel & Leisure Magazine
2008 – Voted #1 Conde Nast Traveller | Day Spa Australasia, South Pacific; Best 100 Spas of the World – Harpers & Queen – London; Voted Australia’s “Style Spa” – British Vogue; Best Resort Spa Australia – Holidays for Couples