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Forbes Travel Guide Awards Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills the Prestigious Five‑Star Hotel Designation

La Prairie Spa and Jean‑Georges Beverly Hills, part of the leading luxury hotel, also earn top accolades

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”), the world-renowned and only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, today announced its annual Star Rating list, presenting the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills with a new Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel award for the third year, and presenting the La Prairie Spa at Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills with a Five-Star spa award for the second year. The hotel’s signature restaurant, Jean-Georges Beverly Hills, was also given a Four-Star restaurant award. The hotel and its two entities will be showcased along all Star Award winners on ForbesTravelGuide.com

Located in the heart of Beverly Hills, Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills opened in June 2017 and boasts 119 deluxe rooms and 51 world-class suites. Designed by renowned interior design firm Pierre-Yves Rochon, Inc., the property’s art-deco influenced design has wowed locals and visitors alike since its inception. The property is home to the first West Coast dining outposts by legendary French chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, the signature restaurant Jean-Georges Beverly Hills, and the al-fresco dining hotspot, The Rooftop by JG, which sits atop the 12-story building. Jean-Georges Beverly Hills, helmed by executive chef Steve Benjamin, offers delectable seasonal California dishes with locally sourced foods. 

The award-winning hotel also features 6,300 sq. feet of meeting and event spaces and is home to the only La Prairie Spa in Southern California, which offers an array of nourishing treatments and fine products. The 5,000 sq. foot spa has six private treatment rooms, relaxation areas, plush lounges and is open seven days a week. The rooftop pool continues to be a draw for travelers, where they enjoy the best 360-degree views of the city from downtown Los Angeles to the Pacific Ocean. 

In addition to winning the Forbes Five-Star awards three years in a row, the property was ranked in the Conde Nast Traveler 2017, 2018, and 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards as a Top Hotel in Los Angeles, best new hotel on the 2018 Travel + Leisure It List, Travel + Leisure “World’s Best” Awards in 2018 and 2019, and annually by U.S. News and World Report as a Top Hotel in Los Angeles. 

“We are honored to win the prestigious Forbes Five-Star award again this year, and we are so proud to be recognized among the best hotels, spas and restaurants in the world,” said Vanessa Williams, general manager at Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills. “Our team works tirelessly to ensure guests have an unforgettable experience from before the time they arrive on property until after they depart, with even the smallest details tended to, and this award is a wonderful recognition of that hard work.”

“We have been committed to championing genuine Five-Star service for more than 60 years, and this year’s winners, as always, exemplify the very highest standards in hospitality,” said Filip Boyen, CEO of Forbes Travel Guide. “It is difficult to earn a Forbes Travel Guide rating, and all our Star-Rated winners have shown how incredibly deserving they are of their accolades by demonstrating sheer dedication in their passion for service. We congratulate them all.” 

To view the full Star Ratings for 2020, visit ForbesTravelGuide.com.

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

For more information on Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills, please visit www.waldorfastoriabeverlyhills.com.

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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 ForbesTravelGuide.com.


About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising 7,000 properties and 1.1 million rooms, in 122 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its founding vision to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality, Hilton has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history, earned a top spot on Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For list and been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for five consecutive years. Hilton has introduced several industry-leading technology enhancements to improve the guest experience, including Digital Key Share, automated complimentary room upgrades and the ability to book confirmed connecting rooms. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the 139 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can't buy. With the free Hilton Honors app, guests can book their stay, select their room, check in, unlock their door with a Digital Key and check out, all from their smartphone. Visit stories.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on  Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.


About Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is a portfolio of more than 30 iconic properties that creates a unique sense of place with a relentless commitment to elegant service, one-of-a-kind experiences and culinary expertise in landmark locations around the world. Inspired by their timeless environments and sincerely elegant service, Waldorf Astoria hotels deliver an effortless experience from the moment a guest books through checkout. In addition to the brand’s renowned hotel offerings, Waldorf Astoria boasts a best-in-class residential portfolio that provides the comfort of a private home combined with the unsurpassed amenities and high-touch service of Waldorf Astoria. Waldorf Astoria is part of Hilton, a leading global hospitality company. Experience an unforgettable stay at Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts by booking at waldorfastoria.com or through the industry-leading Hilton Honors appHilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. Learn more about Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts at stories.hilton.com/waldorfastoria, and follow the brand on TwitterInstagram and Facebook