Hilton spa recognised as Australasia's best

eforea:  spa at Hilton's "presidential suite". Photo by Hilton Queenstown.
eforea: spa at Hilton's "presidential suite". Photo by Hilton Queenstown.

Hilton Queenstown's spa, eforea: spa at Hilton, was named Australasia's Best Hotel Spa at the 2012 Australasian Spa Association (ASPA) Awards of Excellence gala dinner in Sydney last month.

The awards are recognised as Australia and New Zealand's leading awards for the spa industry.

Hilton Queenstown general manager Andrew Nisbet said he was "extremely proud" eforea had been recognised and it was a tribute to the team's dedication to deliver "outstanding transformative spa experiences to global travellers".

The winners and finalists were selected following a rigorous judging process, including a written award submission where all category finalists were then appraised by an "anonymous spa audit" by a leading industry representative.

The facilities flow over three levels and includes a "transition lounge" for clients; a manicure and pedicure suite; 10 treatment rooms, including two couples suits; a "presidential spa suite" with a private balcony, ensuite bathroom and hot tub; a 25m indoor heated pool; large hot tub; fitness centre; saunas and steam rooms.