The majority of Members have been awarded 5 Star by the official New Zealand Tourism Agency “Qualmark” with the citation signifying they are “exceptional-amongst the best In New Zealand“
Qualmark, New Zealand tourism’s official quality assurance organisation, provides a trusted guide to quality travel experiences. A business displaying the Qualmark symbol assures you, the traveller, that the business has met stringent quality standards and environmental criteria. Qualmark is a government and private sector partnership between Tourism New Zealand and New Zealand Automobile Association. It is backed by leading tourism industry associations.
In addition, each of our members has committed to meeting or exceeding the industry's environmental sustainability targets. Personally hosted by the owners, each property gives you a truly authentic experience and ensures that you will enjoy local insights to help you make the most of your visit to our beautiful country.
The range of properties within the 5 Star Accommodation group encompasses a broad spectrum of styles. Among our members are working farms and wineries, historic houses and purpose-built enviro-lodges, in urban and country settings. But one thing is held in common - each of our members has a fabulous property with warm and welcoming hosts, and each offers something unique to share with you to make your journey through New Zealand especially memorable.