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Qualmark Accommodation Gradings

Qualmark is the New Zealand visitor industry’s official quality agency.

Look for Ruapehu businesses who proudly display their Qualmark accreditation.  You can be assured this business has been independently assessed by Qualmark New Zealand Limited in a rigorous process.

Accommodation Gradings

Accommodation gradings range from one to five stars with five stars being the highest possible grade.  These grades apply across each of the categories; hotels, holiday parks, self contained & serviced, holiday homes, backpackers, student accommodation, guest & hosted, exclusive.

The following star chart, provided by Qualmark New Zealand gives you a guide.   For further information please visit Qualmark New Zealand's website.

 Qualmark accommodation grading  © Source: Qualmark New Zealand

 Enviro Gradings

Qualmark New Zealand also administers an enviro-grading process and approved businesses can display their status from bronze to gold.


Visit the new Enviro New Zealand website for further details.