Seventeen Rosewood Hotels & Resorts Recognized on the 2019 Forbes Travel Guide Star Rating List

February 20, 2019

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® is pleased to announce that seventeen of the ultra-luxury hotel group’s properties have been recognized on Forbes Travel Guides 2019 Star Rating list. 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. The winning properties, restaurants and spas are showcased on ForbesTravelGuide.com.

The 2019 list recognizes a record number of Rosewood properties, representing both repeat honourees as well as several first-time winners. Of those featured, seven properties were awarded Five-Star ratings, nine properties received Four-Star ratings and one property received a Recommended rating. The impressive ratings reinforce Rosewood’s continued efforts to exceed guest expectations in every aspect of their journey at the brand’s distinct destinations worldwide.  Rosewood properties awarded on the list include:

  • Five-Star Hotel Rating:
    • Hôtel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel (Paris, France)
    • Las Ventanas al Paraíso, A Rosewood Resort (Los Cabos, Mexico)
    • Rosewood Beijing (Beijing, China)
    • Rosewood Hotel Georgia (Vancouver, British Columbia)
    • Rosewood Mayakoba (Riviera Maya, Mexico)
    • Rosewood San Miguel de Allende (San Miguel de Allende, Mexico)
    • Rosewood Sand Hill (Menlo Park, California)

  • Four-Star Hotel Rating:
    • Rosewood Abu Dhabi (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates)
    • Rosewood Bermuda (Bermuda)
    • Rosewood CordeValle (Santa Clara, California)
    • Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi (Santa Fe, New Mexico)
    • Rosewood London (London, England)
    • Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek (Dallas, Texas)
    • Rosewood Puebla (Puebla, Mexico)
    • Rosewood Washington, D.C. (Washington, D.C.)
    • The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel (New York, New York)

  • Recommended Rating:
    • Rosewood Sanya (Sanya, China)

Three of Rosewood’s newest properties - Hôtel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel, Rosewood Puebla and Rosewood Sanya - are featured on the list for the first time this year.  Of equal note, 2019 marks the seventh consecutive Five-Star rating for Rosewood Hotel Georgia, the fifth consecutive Five-Star rating for Rosewood Sand Hill and Rosewood Mayakoba, the fourth consecutive Five-Star rating for Las Ventanas al Paraíso, A Rosewood Resort and the second consecutive Five-Star rating for Rosewood Beijing. Rosewood Washington, D.C. and Rosewood Abu Dhabi have also maintained their Four-Star ratings for the second year in a row.

“The release of Forbes Travel Guide’s annual Star Rating list is a highly anticipated event for all of us at Rosewood, and we are so humbled by this year’s results,” said Radha Arora, president of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts. “It is extremely encouraging to see that our properties – new, old, near and far – are achieving the high standards of hospitality that we constantly strive for.  It’s an honour to be recognized among the best hotels and resorts across the globe. The impeccable offerings and developments within the industry are a true inspiration, and we look forward to continuing to do our part in bringing exceptional travel experiences to new corners of the world in the coming years.”

In addition to the hotels and resorts recognized on the 2019 list, several Rosewood spas were awarded Star Ratings by Forbes Travel Guide, including:

  • Five-Star Rating:
    • Sense, A Rosewood Spa at Rosewood Mayakoba (Riviera Maya, Mexico)
    • Four-Star Rating:
      • Sense, A Rosewood Spa at Rosewood Beijing (Beijing, China)
      • Sense, A Rosewood Spa at Rosewood Hotel Georgia (Vancouver, British Columbia)
      • Sense, A Rosewood Spa at Rosewood Sand Hill (Menlo Park, California)
      • Sense, A Rosewood Spa at Rosewood CordeValle (Santa Clara, California)
      • Sense, A Rosewood Spa at Rosewood Abu Dhabi (Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates)
      • Sense, A Rosewood Spa at Rosewood Puebla (Puebla, Mexico)
      • Sense, A Rosewood Spa at Rosewood Sanya (Sanya, Hainan)

Additionally, four restaurants were named on Forbes Travel Guide's Star Rating list:

  • Four-Star Rating:
    • Hawksworth at Rosewood Hotel Georgia (Vancouver, British Columbia)
    • Madera at Rosewood Sand Hill (Menlo Park, California)
    • The Mansion Restaurant at Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek (Dallas, Texas)

  • Recommended Rating:
    • Bistro B at Rosewood Beijing (Beijing, China)

“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.”

For a detailed explanation of how Forbes Travel Guide compiles its Star ratings, click here.

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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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 www.forbestravelguide.com.

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