Meadowood Napa Valley wins coveted Forbes Travel Guide triple Five-Star ratings

The new Meadowood Spa, debuting November 2, 2015 (PRNewsFoto/Meadowood Napa Valley)


St. Helena’s Meadowood Napa Valley resort has earned three Forbes Travel Guide’s top Five-Star awards for the hotel, restaurant and spa.

Meadowood joins an elite group of 13 properties across the globe as a triple Five-Star winner.

In the U.S., the greatest number of Five-Star hotels are in California, which has 19. They include Napa’s Auberge du Soleil and Calistoga’s Solage, part of Auberge Resorts. The state is followed by New York, with 11, Florida, with seven, Massachusetts, with six, and Nevada, with five.

Forbes Travel Guide touts itself as the only independent global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas. It started as Mobil Travel Guide in 1958. Today, the guide’s incognito inspectors travel the world, evaluating properties based on up to 900 standards said to be rigorous and objective.