Rosewood Sand Hill Named Forbes Five-Star Hotel by Forbes Travel Guide

February 12, 2015

Forbes Travel Guide today unveiled its annual Star Rating list, naming Rosewood Sand Hill a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel and placing it in a highly selective group of the world’s most premier hotels and resorts. Rosewood Sand Hill will be showcased with all of the Star Rating recipients on

Upon opening in 2009, Rosewood Sand Hill quickly became Silicon Valley’s leading hotel destination, offering travelers a luxury business hotel with a host of resort-like amenities. The property’s 121 richly-appointed guestrooms and suites, award-winning Sense® Spa and Michelin-starred dining experience at Madera, the hotel’s signature restaurant, have established Rosewood Sand Hill as the social and dining hub of Silicon Valley, appealing to the area’s local entrepreneurs as well as business and leisure travelers from around the world. Designed with Rosewood Hotels & Resorts’ signature A Sense of Place® philosophy, the property exudes a refined yet laidback California ambience and setting through its personalized services, sophisticated northern California architecture and design and award-winning amenities and programs.

“Rosewood Sand Hill offers the best of a business hotel and luxury resort along with a prime location on Sand Hill Road in the center of Silicon Valley,” said Alan Campey, Managing Director of Rosewood Sand Hill. “Forbes Travel Guide’s prestigious Five-Star Rating is a great honor and recognition of our superb services and amenities, as we continue to appeal to both local and overnight guests with contemporary and elegant accommodations, an acclaimed spa, fitness and beauty offerings and unparalleled fine dining experiences.”

Rosewood Sand Hill is the latest addition to the luxury travel ratings that have been the gold standard in the hospitality industry since 1958.

“Our Star Ratings recognize the finest hotels, restaurants and spas in the world. These ratings serve as the most authoritative guideposts for guests seeking exceptional travel experiences. Our primary mission is to contribute to excellence in hospitality, serving the global tourism industry as well as the guest,” said Gerard J. Inzerillo, Chief Executive Officer of Forbes Travel Guide. “We’re proud to be associated with the new additions to our global list.”

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About Rosewood Sand Hill:
Nestled amid 16 acres, Rosewood Sand Hill melds the relaxed style and beauty of California Ranch architecture with fragrant gardens and stunning views of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Whether relaxing in the spacious guestrooms, indulging at Sense spa, or enjoying Madera’s delicious offerings inspired by the freshest local ingredients, guests will experience unparalleled attention to detail and impeccable service at this urban oasis. Rosewood Sand Hill’s luxurious accommodations feature 121 elegantly appointed guest rooms, including 31 suites ranging in size from 527 square feet for the deluxe guestroom to 2,372 square feet for the two-bedroom Presidential Villa. All guestrooms and suites offer private balconies or terraces with views of landscaped courtyard gardens, the swimming pool or the Santa Cruz Mountains.