Rosewood Hotels & Resorts will soon enter the Oceania region through the management of three Robertson Lodges. The iconic New Zealand destinations will officially join the luxury brand’s portfolio on December 1st. Rosewood aims respect the heritage of the properties and continue to cultivate the care for native culture that philanthropists Julian and Josie Robertson established in 2001.
Rosewood Kauri Cliffs is situated on the pristine Pacific Ocean shoreline of a 6,000-acre coastal estate near the Bay of Islands, in a region known as the Northlands. Featuring 26 seaside rooms and suites plus a dining venue, a fitness center, and a spa, the property also offers access to three private beaches, sheep and cow farms, a native forest, and a championship golf course.
Rosewood Cape Kidnappers is on the North Island’s east coast in Hawke’s Bay, a destination celebrated for wine, food, and the Art Deco architecture of nearby city Napier. The property contains 24 clifftop rooms and suites with hillside and ocean views, a golf course, a restaurant, spa treatment rooms, and an infinity pool. The resort is also home to the Cape Sanctuary, the largest privately funded wildlife restoration project in New Zealand.
Rosewood Matakauri is an inland, alpine lakeside retreat on the lower South Island surrounded by Queenstown’s three highest peaks—the Remarkables, Cecil, and Walter Peak. With a familial and intimate feel, the design of its 13 guestrooms, restaurant, spa treatment rooms, wellness facilities, and outdoor pool all draw inspiration from the mountainous surroundings.