Rosewood Hotel Georgia Named Five-Star Hotel by Forbes Travel Guide In Its Official 2018 Star Rating Announcement

February 20, 2018

Forbes Travel Guide today unveiled its annual Star Rating list, naming Rosewood Hotel Georgia as a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star. Rosewood Hotel Georgia first appeared on the Forbes list in 2013, achieving the highest honor with a Five-Star rating and has upheld this rating for six consecutive years. The annual Forbes Travel Guide Global Star Ratings assess luxury hotels, restaurants and spas using more than 900 criteria and a team of professional inspectors that anonymously visit each individual property. Rosewood Hotel Georgia, Sense, A Rosewood Spa®, and Hawksworth Restaurant will be showcased with all of the Star Rating recipients on ForbesTravelGuide.com.

“We are thrilled to see Rosewood Hotel Georgia achieve a Five-Star rating on Forbes Travel Guide’s 2018 Global Star Ratings List, supported by Sense, A Rosewood Spa® and Hawksworth Restaurant” said Philip Meyer, managing director of Rosewood Hotel Georgia. “Forbes Travel Guide’s recognition of Rosewood Hotel Georgia’s unparalleled service, ambience and elegance in all areas, from wellness to cuisine, reaffirms our position as the gold standard for luxury hotels not only in Canada, but on a global scale as well.”

Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, Rosewood Hotel Georgia combines the grandeur of the Roaring Twenties with contemporary design and comfort. First opened in 1927 as Hotel Georgia, the historic property re-opened as Rosewood Hotel Georgia in 2011 following a full restoration and has since played host to a who’s who of the entertainment world including Elvis Presley, Nat "King" Cole, Katharine Hepburn and British royalty. Today, the legendary boutique hotel features 156 guest accommodations, four distinct dining venues and the Rosewood Royal Suite, which is considered to be one of the most palatial suites in the city.

A welcome escape from the city’s busy streets, Sense, A Rosewood Spa® at Rosewood Hotel Georgia is a luxury retreat designed to stimulate the senses and to restore the mind and body. This intimate and elegant Vancouver hotel spa calms the mind and provides daily relief for guests, offering a full range of therapies, treatments, massages and facials from a highly-trained staff.

A celebration of Vancouver’s cultural diversity and natural environment Hawksworth Restaurant showcases ingredient led, contemporary cuisine that demonstrates the highly skilled technique and relentless drive for perfection that has become Chef David Hawksworth’s trademark. Five-time winner of Best Upscale Restaurant in Vancouver Magazine’s Restaurant Awards, Hawksworth Restaurant is glamorous and elegant, yet relaxed and welcoming with warm and attentive service

“We are pleased to honor the 2018 Star Rating recipients, an exceptional collection of hotels, restaurants and spas that demonstrates a strong culture of service,” said Gerard J. Inzerillo, Chief Executive Officer of Forbes Travel Guide.

“In an online environment of confusion and clutter, Forbes Travel Guide is the most trusted source of information to assist guests in making informed decisions,” Inzerillo said. “These properties, the largest and most global group in the company’s history, achieve an impeccable standard of excellence in hospitality, underscoring our overall mission of positively contributing to the international tourism industry as well as individual hotel experience. We are proud to congratulate everyone associated with the prestigious properties recognized today.”

For a detailed explanation of how Forbes Travel Guide compiles its Star ratings, please visit www.forbestravelguide.com/about/ratings.

About Rosewood Hotel Georgia:
Since 1927, the Hotel Georgia has represented Vancouver's most stylish and elegant retreat at the beating heart of the city. The legendary property is located just steps away from long stretches of sea wall, the downtown shopping and business districts and Canada’s greenest convention centre. Named “Top City of the Americas” in Conde Nast Traveler’s 2010 Readers’ Choice Awards, Vancouver’s reputation as a world-class city, flanked by magnificent snow-kissed mountains and the Pacific Ocean continues to shine. The 156-room hotel is home to Hawksworth Restaurant, led by visionary chef David Hawksworth; Sense spa, offering a menu of West-Coast treatments; thoughtfully designed meetings facilities; a heritage ballroom and spacious lounges, which act as a tranquil and enticing haven in this radiant downtown hub. In 2017, the Forbes Five-Star hotel was named the number one “Best Canada Hotels & Resorts” on Condé Nast Traveler’s Gold List. The hotel was also recognized in Andrew Harper’s Grand Awards and in Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards. http://www.rosewoodhotelgeorgia.com/

About Forbes Travel Guide:
Forbes Travel Guide is the only independent, global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas. Started as Mobil Travel Guide in 1958, the company created the first Five-Star rating system in the United States. Today, Forbes Travel Guide’s incognito inspectors travel the world, evaluating properties based on up to 900 rigorous, objective standards. The company’s annual Star Ratings, reviews and daily travel stories help discerning travelers select the world’s best luxury experiences. For more information about Forbes Travel Guide, visit www.forbestravelguide.com.SEE ALL PRESS RELEASES