Rosewood Hotel Georgia named as a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel for the fifth consecutive year

Georgia, 2017-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Forbes Travel Guide today (February 22, 2017) unveiled its annual Star Rating list, naming Rosewood Hotel Georgia and the hotel’s Sense, A Rosewood Spa® as a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel and spa for the fifth consecutive year. Rosewood Hotel Georgia and its Sense spa first appeared on the Forbes list in 2013, when they became the first hotel and spa in Canada to earn the highest Five-Star rating. The annual Forbes Travel Guide Global Star Ratings assess luxury hotels, restaurants and spas using more than 500 criteria and a team of professional inspectors that regularly visit each individual property.

“We are humbled to see both Rosewood Hotel Georgia and Sense, A Rosewood Spa® honored with five-star designations in Forbes Travel Guide’s 2017 Global Star Ratings,” said Philip Meyer, managing director of Rosewood Hotel Georgia. “The Forbes Travel Guide Global Star Ratings are an international benchmark for luxury travel and we are thrilled to see Rosewood Hotel Georgia commended for its unrivaled style, service and sophistication especially as the hotel celebrates its 90th anniversary and Canada gears up for its 150th anniversary.”

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.

“We are delighted to recognize the 2017 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.”

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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 Forbes Travel Guide:
Forbes Travel Guide is the originator of the prestigious Five-Star Rating system, and has provided the travel industry’s most comprehensive ratings and reviews of hotels, restaurants and spas since 1958. Forbes Travel Guide has a team of expert inspectors who anonymously evaluate properties against up to 800 rigorous and objective standards in 162 destinations across 44 countries. Forbes Travel Guide is the most prestigious standard for luxury hospitality worldwide. For more information about Forbes Travel Guide, visit

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