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Jul 31, 2017

State of Escape introduces "The Wolgan Collection"

Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley, the ultra-luxury conservation resort, and luxury accessories brand State of Escape have announced a unique collaboration; an exclusive new capsule collection inspired by the pristine beauty of Australia’s Greater Blue Mountains.

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Jul 21, 2017

Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley Wins Trifecta at TAA (NSW) Awards for Excellence

Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley was honoured at the 2017 Tourism Accommodation Australia (NSW) Awards for Excellence. In front of a crowd of 700 political, industry and business leaders, Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley was named Regional Deluxe Hotel of the Year and Health Club and Spa Facility of the Year.

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Jul 02, 2017

Wellness in the Mountains at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley

This month, Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley introduces an exciting new Australian wellness escape, ‘Wellness in the Mountains’. The new wilderness rejuvenation package offers guests the chance to relax, unwind and re-balance in one of the most beautiful locations in the world, amongst the pristine beauty of nature at Australia’s ultra-luxury conservation resort in the Greater Blue Mountains. 

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Jun 30, 2017

Epicurean Escapes At Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley

Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley, Australia’s ultra-luxury, conservation-based resort, is the ultimate gourmet getaway, a place where guests can eat and drink locally and sustainably, discovering the very best of the Greater Blue Mountains region’s exceptional food and wine.

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Sep 08, 2016

Sodashi Weekend of Wellness

Leading Australian skin care company, Sodashi, and its founder Megan Larsen, will be hosting a Weekend of Wellness at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley this November for those looking to restore, relax and rejuvenate in the spectacular setting of the Greater Blue Mountains.

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Aug 11, 2016

Victor Churchill Weekend at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley

From Friday, 16 September – Sunday, 18 September 2016, the Victor Churchill Weekend at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley will give budding butchers and quality meat lovers alike the chance to learn from the master and enjoy a weekend that truly celebrates the very best of Australia. 

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May 18, 2016

Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley Hits the Road With BMW This Winter

Have the opportunity to travel in the style and comfort of either a new BMW X5 XDrive40e or BMW 330e from Sydney to the resort*.

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Mar 25, 2016

R.M.Williams Weekend at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley

This May, Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley and R.M.Williams will curate the ultimate Australian luxury weekend, set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Greater Blue Mountains.

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Feb 03, 2016

Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley Voted #1 Hotel In Australia

Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley has been named #1 Hotel in Australia in Trip Advisor’s 2016 Traveller’s Choice Awards topping the list of the country’s best 25 hotels and resorts as voted by Trip Advisor reviewers

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Sep 22, 2015

Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley - Australia’s Ultra-Luxury Conservation Resort

A love of nature, heritage and the environment permeates the resort. From undertaking extensive and wide-ranging conservation at the property to being carbon-neutral, the focus is on connecting with nature and each other in unmatched luxury.

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Sep 22, 2015

From Napa Valley to Wolgan Valley

Opus One and the culinary team at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley will host an unforgettable weekend of epicurean indulgence, pairing award-winning wines with the resort’s locally-inspired cuisine.

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Jul 15, 2015

Protection of Australia’s Wombat Population Supported by New Smartphone Application

Emirates Airline and Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley have funded new WomSAT technology to assist in the survival of native and threatened species, the Wombat.

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ONE&ONLY WOLGAN VALLEY AWARDS

Sanctuary of privacy with stunning views
Sanctuary of privacy with stunning views
Majestic beauty of The Blue Mountains
Majestic beauty of The Blue Mountains

2017 AWARDS

  • Tourism Accommodation Australia (NSW) Awards for Excellence - Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley honoured as Regional Deluxe Hotel of the Year, Health Club and Spa Facility of the Year and Hall of Fame for Best Environmental Practices

2016 AWARDS

  • Condé Nast Traveler (US) Readers’ Choice Awards - #4 amongst the ‘Top Resorts in Australia and The South Pacific’
  • Australian Hotels Association (AHA) National Awards for Excellence - recognized for ‘Best Deluxe Accommodation’ 
  • Hospitality Management (HM) Awards of Excellence – recognized as ‘Best Australian Lodge’
  • Condé Nast Traveller: Reader’s Travel Awards (UK) – ranked #7 amongst the Best Overseas Holiday Hotels in Australasia & the South Pacific
  • 2016 Tourism Accommodation Australia (NSW) Awards for Excellence - awarded Regional Deluxe Hotel of the Year
  • 2016 Tourism Accommodation Australia (NSW) Awards for Excellence - awarded Regional Health Club and Spa Facilities of the Year
  • 2016 Tourism Accommodation Australia (NSW) Awards for Excellence - awarded Best Environmental Practices Regional Hotels
  • GQ Australia- Mr&Mrs Smith – ranked #6 out of 10 Best Luxury Hotels in the World
  • Condé Nast Traveller China: Readers’ Choice Awards – recognized amongst the ‘Best Hotels in Australia’
  • TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards – ranked 1 amongst Top 25 Hotels in Australia

2015 AWARDS

  • Banksia Awards: Environment Ministers Award for a Cleaner Environment
  • Town&Country (USA): featured in the Travel 100 List
  • Condé Nast Traveller (UK) Readers’ Travel Awards 2015: ranked #8 Best Hotel in Australasia and the South Pacific
  • Tourism Accommodation Australia (NSW) Awards of Excellence: winner in the category of ‘Best Environmental Practices Regional Hotels’
  • TripAdvisor: granted the Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame after receiving the Certificate of Excellence for 5 years in a row
  • Condé Nast Traveller (UK): featured in 'The World's Best Family Hotels 2015' within the April Issue of Condé Nast Traveller
  • Gourmet Traveller Awards: named one of Australia’s Leading Lodges and Resorts

2014 AWARDS

  • Hotel Management (HM) Awards: Best Regional Property and Best Australian Lodge
  • Australian Hotels Association (AHA) National Awards for Excellence (NSW): Best Environmental Practices, Public Relations, Sales and Marketing Employee of the Year, Regional Restaurant of the Year, Health Club & Spa Facilities of the Year- Timeless Spa, Regional Deluxe Accommodation Hotel of the Year
  • TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards: Top Hotel in Australia

2013 AWARDS

  • Smith Hotel Awards: runner-up in the Eco Award category
  • Travel+Leisure Global Vision Awards: winner in the category of Sustainability
  • Hotel Management (HM Awards): Best Regional Hotel, Best Australian Lodge, Best Environmental Program
  • TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards: Top Hotel and Top Luxury Hotel in Australia
  • Australian Hotels Association (AHA) National Awards for Excellence: Best Environmental Initiative

2012 AWARDS

  • Hotel Management (HM Awards): Best Regional Hotel/Resort, Best Australian Lodge, Best Hotel Engineer, Best Environmental Programme
  • Condé Nast Traveler World Savers Awards: Winner, Preservation Category
  • Tourism Accommodation Australia (NSW) Awards for Excellence: Best Environment Initiative and Health Club & Spa Facilities of the Year
  • Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA): National Travel Industry Award (NTIA) for Best Australian Hotel/Resort
  • Grand Award winner in Andrew Harper's Hideaway Report

2011 AWARDS

  • Condé Nast Traveller UK Gold List 2011/2012
  • Condé Nast Traveler World Savers Award: Winner, Wildlife Category
  • AsiaSpa Magazine Awards: Winner, Eco-Spa of the Year
  • Condé Nast Traveler: Runner Up, Favourite Overseas Leisure Hotel, Australasia & the South Pacific
  • Hotel Management (HM) Awards for Hotel and Accommodation Excellence: Best Regional Property and Best Environmental Programme
  • Tripadvisor Traveller's Choice Awards: Category Relaxation & Spa Hotels in South Pacific Region