Rosewood Sand Hill Earns Five-Star Award by Forbes Travel Guide in the 2020 Star Rating List

February 13, 2020

Rosewood Sand Hill honored among the world’s best luxury hotels, restaurants and spas by one of the world’s premier travel authorities

Rosewood Sand Hill, the luxury hotel in Menlo Park, California, is pleased to announce that it has been named a Five-Star Hotel on the 2020 Forbes Travel Guide Star Rating list. Additionally, Sense, A Rosewood Spa at Rosewood Sand Hill has been named a Four-Star Spa on the distinguished organization’s Star Rating list. This marks the sixth consecutive year Rosewood Sand Hill has received a Five-Star Hotel award. Based on the experiences of a highly qualified team of anonymous inspectors who assess nearly 1,700 entities against 900 objective industry standards, the world-renowned and only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, offers designations for Five-Star, Four-Star and Recommended properties. 

“Our team is extremely proud to receive our sixth consecutive Five-Star Hotel award from Forbes Travel Guide,” said Philip Meyer, managing director of Rosewood Sand Hill. “It is rewarding to know our efforts to create a luxury guest experience have been noticed by our guests and leading travel experts and motivates us to continue to provide the top-notch service.”

Rosewood Sand Hill sits on 16 acres with the stunning backdrop of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Representing the pinnacle of California luxury, Rosewood Sand Hill offers guests luxurious accommodations and amenities in Northern California. Guests can experience exclusive treatments at the award-winning Sense®, A Rosewood Spa, while its Michelin-starred restaurant, Madera, serves visitors elevated American fare inspired by the freshest local ingredients.

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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.

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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 more information about Forbes Travel Guide, please visit