22 Feb 2023

22 Feb 2023

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Quintessence Named Four-Star Hotel In Forbes Travel Guide 2023 Star Awards

Quintessence Hotel Earns Prestigious Accolade; ratings Showcased on ForbesTravelGuide.com

ANGUILLA, BWI (February 15, 2023) — Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”), the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants, spas and ocean cruises, today announced its 2023 Star Awards. Quintessence Hotel earned a new Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star award and is showcased with other honorees on ForbesTravelGuide.com. In addition to earning the star accolade, the hotel also underwent a rigorous training program, provided by Forbes to ensure that hotels provide the most flawless service and outstanding facilities to guests.

Quintessence offers a private villa-like feel with all the amenities and facilities of a full-service resort. The property overlooks Anguilla’s secluded Long Bay Beach with just twelve uniquely decorated suites, a museum-quality art collection, a beautiful spa, French-Caribbean gourmet fine dining, and private butler service. The property is committed to excellence, showcased in everything from its outstanding amenities and facilities to its keen awareness of design and decor principles.

“This recognition affirms our team’s ongoing dedication to enhancing the guest experience with incredible attention to detail,” said General Manager Merla Smith-Halley. “Our Forbes-trained staff always goes above and beyond to exceed guest expectations and offer the utmost level of personalized service. We want our guests to feel like family and look forward to welcoming them year after year.”

Forbes Travel Guide is the world-renowned authority on excellence in hospitality, and Quintessence Hotel is the latest addition to its illustrious annual Star Rating list.

“Travel is in an incredible position for continued growth, as people prioritize authentic, in-person experiences,” says Amanda Frasier, President of Ratings for Forbes Travel Guide. “The hotels, ocean cruises, restaurants and spas on our 2023 Star Rating list demonstrate an impressive commitment to creating memorable environments that nurture connection, joy and sense of place as we experience the world to its fullest.”

To view the new Star Award winners, visit ForbesTravelGuide.com.

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


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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 hundreds of exacting standards, with an emphasis on exceptional service, to help discerning travelers select the world’s best 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 Quintessence Hotel:

Nestled above the white sands of Anguilla’s Long Bay Beach, the Tropical Grand Mansion is your passport to bliss. A vision in turquoise blue, Quintessence Hotel was meticulously constructed, stone by stone, to perfection over 10 years, resulting in an elegant escape rich in character and unrivaled in luxury and hospitality. Highlights include a collection of luxury accommodations, experiences for adventure seekers and Zen masters alike, French-Caribbean fine dining at Julian’s by Chef Dominique Thevenet, and the Quintessence Art Gallery with curated displays from the personal art collection of Hotel Owner, Geoffrey Fieger. The property is a member of Relais & Chateaux and Virtuoso.