Venerable Virginia Resort Honored for Outstanding Experience for Third Consecutive Year
(CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.) – Keswick Hall & Golf Club – the esteemed 600-acre boutique resort set in the scenic hunt and wine country of central Virginia – has earned the prestigious Forbes Five-Star Award in recognition of its exceptional level of luxury and service for the third year in a row.
This is the 59th annual list of Forbes Travel Guide’s Star Rating winners – the global benchmark for hotels, restaurants and spas. The publication uses a team of anonymous expert inspectors to evaluate more than 500 criteria at properties in 162 destinations across 42 countries. The scoring system weighs the quality of the facility at 25 percent and the service at 75 percent with a strong focus on graciousness, thoughtfulness and a sense of personalized service.
Keswick Hall & Golf Club is one of just 175 hotels to earn Five-Star status. Of the three Virginia properties to make the esteemed list, it is the only full-service resort. In addition to world-class accommodations, it features multiple dining options and a variety of on-site leisure activities including golf on the 18-hole, Pete Dye-designed Full Cry course.
“Being honored with the Forbes Five-Star Award for the third consecutive year indicates we are satisfying our goal to pamper our guests with a gorgeous property, world-class resort amenities and stellar customer care,” says Greg Sligh, President and Managing Director. “We endeavor to create the ultimate retreat for those seeking the ‘best of the best’ in a resort experience.”
Keswick Hall & Golf Club’s elegant 48 guestrooms and suites offer a full range of top-of-the-line amenities including premium bedding and linens, luxurious bath items, complimentary high-speed Internet access, snacks and beverages, and other in-room convenience and entertainment options. The Spa offers a full menu of soothing and relaxing treatments to enhance the experience.
Keswick Hall & Golf Club’s acclaimed Fossett’s restaurant features superb seasonal menus accented by classic cooking techniques and Southern inspiration. The dining experience is enhanced by the restaurant’s floor-to-ceiling windows providing spectacular panoramic views of the estate’s rolling landscape and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains on the horizon. The hotel maintains its own “Chef’s Garden,” providing an ample supply of year-round produce and herbs.
The region is home to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, the University of Virginia and numerous outdoor pursuits, drawing history buffs, wine lovers, sports enthusiasts and nature seekers year-round. Keswick Hall & Golf Club features newly refreshed upscale accommodations, spa services, fine dining at Fossett’s, and myriad amenities. Highly decorated, it has attained Condé Nast Traveler “gold” status, and is one of Travel + Leisure’s 500 “World’s Best Hotels.”
For more information on Keswick Hall & Golf Club visit www.keswick.com or call 434.979.3440.