Rosewood Hotel Georgia Named Five-Star Hotel by Forbes Travel Guide's 2019 Star Rating List

February 20, 2019

Rosewood Hotel Georgia is pleased to announce that it has been named a Five-Star hotel by Forbes Travel Guides prestigious 2019 Star Rating list. Rosewood Hotel Georgia first appeared on the Forbes list in 2013, achieving the highest honor with a Five-Star rating and has upheld this accolade for seven consecutive years. Rosewood Hotel Georgia was one of seventeen Rosewood Hotels & Resort properties recognized on the 2019 list, which represents both repeat honorees as well as several first-time winners.

The only independent, global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, Forbes Travel Guides annual list has been revered as a global authority on travel since its launch in 1958. Based on the experiences of a highly qualified team of anonymous inspectors who assess over 1,600 entities against up to 900 of the most stringent industry standards, the resulting rating system offers designations for Five-Star, Four-Star and Recommended Properties. As a winning entity, Rosewood Hotel Georgia is showcased on

“We are thrilled to see Rosewood Hotel Georgia achieve a Five-Star rating on Forbes Travel Guide’s 2019 Star Rating list, supported by Sense, A Rosewood Spa and Hawksworth Restaurant, for the seventh year in a row,” said Brad Simmons, director of sales and marketing at Rosewood Hotel Georgia. “Forbes Travel Guide’s recognition of Rosewood Hotel Georgia reinforces the property’s commitment to providing guests with exceptional experiences and superlative service.”

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, an award-winning Sense, A Rosewood Spa, and four distinct dining venues including 1920’s style speakeasy Prohibition and tasteful rooftop venue Reflections: The Garden Terrace.

“We are delighted to celebrate the 2019 Star Rating winners, an outstanding collection of hotels, restaurants and spas that demonstrates a strong culture of service,” said Filip Boyen, Chief Executive Officer of Forbes Travel Guide. “In a time of information overload and fake reviews online, Forbes Travel Guide is the ultimate trusted source in luxury travel,” Boyen said. “Our objective, data-driven Star Rating list features properties that achieved an impeccable standard of excellence in hospitality. We congratulate everyone associated with the prestigious properties recognized today.”

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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 2015, the Forbes Five-Star hotel was named one of the “Best Canada Hotels & Resorts” and “Best British Columbia Hotels & Resorts” on Condé Nast Traveler’s Gold List. The hotel was also included on U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hotels in Canada” list as well as the “Top 25 Hotels in Canada” TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice rankings.    

About Rosewood Hotels & Resorts

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® manages 24 one-of-a-kind luxury properties in 15 countries, with 23 new hotels under development.  Each Rosewood hotel embraces the brand’s A Sense of Place® philosophy to reflect the individual location’s history, culture and sensibilities.  The Rosewood collection includes some of the world’s most legendary hotels and resorts, including The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel in New York, Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek in Dallas and Hôtel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel in Paris, as well as new classics such as Rosewood Beijing.
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About Forbes Travel Guide

Forbes Travel Guide is the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas. Our anonymous professional inspectors evaluate based on up to 900 objective standards, with an emphasis on exceptional service, to help discerning travelers select the world's best luxury experiences. The only way to get a Five-Star, Four-Star or Recommended rating is by earning it through our independent inspection process. For our full award winners list, daily travel stories and more information about Forbes Travel Guide, visit