Sunlover Retreat today announced it has been recognised as the overall Coromandel winner in the B&B’s and Inns category of the 2019 TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice ™ awards for Hotels. Not only is Sunlover Retreat number one on the Coromandel; the Travellers’ Choice Awards also ranked Sunlover Retreat 5th in the New Zealand B&B and Inn’s category and 8th in the entire South Pacific region.

Travellers’ Choice award winners were determined based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from TripAdvisor travellers worldwide. In the 16th year of the awards, TripAdvisor has highlighted the world’s top 8,095 properties in 94 countries and 8 regions worldwide. Travelers’ Choice awards are the highest honor TripAdvisor can give – putting award winners in the top 1% of hotels worldwide.

This year, the awards celebrate hotel winners in 10 categories, including Top Hotels Overall, Luxury, Bargain, Small, Best Service, B&Bs and Inns, Romance, Family, All-Inclusive and Value for Money. The hallmarks of Travellers’ Choice hotels winners are remarkable service, value and quality.

Donna Brooke, owner of Sunlover Retreat said attaining the number one ranking in the Coromandel was a dream come true. “We are thrilled to be honoured with the top spot out of all B&B’s and Inns in The Coromandel and absolutely delighted to be ranked 5th in New Zealand and 8th in the South Pacific. Because Trip Advisor Travellers’ Choice awards are determined by the reviews and opinions of guests, the award gives us great confirmation we are providing something people really enjoy. Our guests are the most important part of Sunlover Retreat and we are truly grateful they have taken the time to place reviews on Trip Advisor. They have helped us immeasurably.”

“This year’s Travellers’ Choice awards for Hotels recognise thousands of exceptional accommodations that received the highest marks for overall experience, including service, amenities and value, from travellers worldwide,” said Brooke Ferencsik, senior director of communications, Trip Advisor. “The global TripAdvisor community informed this list of winners that will inspire and help travellers find the hotel that’s right for them as they plan and book their next amazing trip.”