Cicada Lodge in Katherine, NT was last night announced as one of Australia’s leading lodges and resorts at the 2015 Gourmet Traveller Australian Hotel Guide Awards. There were 12 hotel awards up for grabs along with five categories that rounded out some of the best hotels in Australia

Cicada Lodge was ranked 5th in Australia in the Top Lodges and Resort category behind properties such as Hayman Island, Qualia on Hamilton Island and Southern Ocean Lodge in South Australia.

“This is an amazing accolade for Cicada Lodge and the team,” said Ms Joanne Walters, Manager, Cicada Lodge

These awards are judged by Gourmet Traveller judges who travel anonymously ensuring no special treatment can be given to sway opinion. It is reflection of the service standards and quality of our product that Cicada Lodge has ranked amongst this prestigious group of properties around Australia.

It is also testament to the hard work and dedication of our team”, she said.

Full list of winners: Australia’s leading lodges and resorts o Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa (NSW) o Pretty Beach House (NSW) o One&Only Hayman Island (QLD) o Lizard Island (QLD) o Qualia (QLD) o Southern Ocean Lodge (SA) o Cicada Lodge (NT)