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We're excited to announce the state and national winners of our inaugural Stayz Group Holiday Rental Awards for best holiday rental accommodation listed on The Stayz Group websites in each five popular holiday categories: family, romantic, indulgence, outdoor lovers and pet-friendly.

Over 800 nominations were received across the various categories with the judging criteria based on the property's guest ratings, quality of property listing including description, information and photographs, up to date calendar and written nomination entries. After a tough judging process, 32 state winners were selected and a national winner for each of the categories. Congratulations to all our winners!

2012 National Winners
National Family
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National Romantic
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National Indulgence
 
Menorca Retreat
 
Ripley
The Family Shak, Victoria
 
Menorca Retreat, Victoria
 
Ripley, New South Wales
Why you'll love it:
  • Games room with air hockey, pool table and more
  • Trampoline, basketball ring and full sports shed
  • Baby portacots, high chairs, pram and toys
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    Why you'll love it:
  • Mediterranean inspired Bed & Breakfast retreat
  • Spanish-style terrace with sea views
  • Private in-house chef available on request
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    Why you'll love it:
  • Elegance and charm of a grand French house
  • Luxurious country living with beautiful fittings
  • An acre of private luxury and terrace gardens
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    National Outdoor
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    National Pet-Friendly
     
    Freycinet
    What-A-Spot Cottage, New South Wales
     
    Freycinet Vista, Tasmania
    Why you'll love it:
  • Rustic log cabin set on 28 acres of bushland
  • Canoe, kayak, boat or fish from your pontoon
  • 3 large verandahs with Hawkesbury River views
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    Why you'll love it:
  • Doggie bowls, beds and towels are provided
  • Everyone can enjoy the dog-friendly beach front
  • Pets are welcome inside and out of the house
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