Mount Lofty House and The Reef House take out top spots at 2023 TripAdvisor Hotel Awards

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(L-R) Owner David Horbelt and business partner Malcolm Bean.

Adelaide boutique hotel Mount Lofty House was named the number one Luxury Hotel in Australia and the South Pacific by Trip Advisor, one of three awards picked up by properties in the Australian Bespoke Collective.

The Reef House in Palm Cove was voted second at the 2023 TripAdvisor Best of the Best Awards, while Sequoia Lodge in the Adelaide Hills scooped TripAdvisor’s Traveller’s Choice Award.

South Australian owner David Horbelt and business partner Malcolm Bean said they were delighted to take out these awards.

“We’re really thrilled to have three of our properties win an award this year,” said Horbelt.

“The Trip Advisor awards are so important to us, given it’s voted by our guests. It’s also testament to the passion and dedication of our incredible team.

“We look forward to celebrating this achievement with our wonderful guests in coming weeks with a celebration sale.”

Bean said the awards were recognition of the partnership and the group’s commitment to excellence in luxury.

“We have spent 15 years building our brand and our experiences, and our measure of success is how we make our guests feel,” said Bean.

“We continue to elevate our offering at all our properties every year, always investing in our customer service and the luxury experiences we deliver.”