Napa Valley’s Most Iconic Luxury Resort Awarded Five Stars from Forbes Travel Guide for Eighth Consecutive Year, Named to Travel + Leisure’s 500 List of Best Hotels in the World, and Ranked No. 1 Hotel in Napa Valley by U.S. News & World Report

RUTHERFORD, Calif. (PRWEB) February 21, 2021

Auberge du Soleil, today announced it has been honored with multiple awards for 2021 by esteemed global travel authorities Forbes Travel Guide, Travel + Leisure, and U.S. News & World Report. Forbes Travel Guide recognized Napa Valley’s quintessential adult getaway with a Five Star Award, its highest rating, for the eighth consecutive year. Simultaneously, the hotel was recognized as one of the top hotels in the world on the Travel + Leisure 500 List for its exceptional service and luxurious accommodations. In addition, Auberge du Soleil has been named the No. 1 Hotel in Napa Valley, and among the best hotels in California and the USA in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Hotels rankings report.

“We are deeply honored to be recognized by these distinguished publications as one of the very best resorts in the world,” said Bradley Reynolds, Managing Director, Auberge du Soleil. “These coveted awards are incredibly meaningful and are a true credit to our team who continuously rededicate themselves to delivering exceptional service to ensure our guests consider Auberge du Soleil their home-away-from-home in Napa Valley.”

Inspired by the south of France and infused with California soul, Auberge du Soleil is nestled within a terraced, sun-kissed hillside amid 33-acres of heritage olive and oak trees in the heart of Napa Valley. The hotel’s 50 contemporary residential-style guestrooms and suites effortlessly blend relaxed sophistication with understated elegance, earning a long-standing reputation as wine country’s most iconic luxury property. Renowned for its culinary roots the property features a Michelin Star restaurant and bistro, where guests enjoy fine-dining and casual French-inspired fare while taking in spectacular panoramic vineyard and valley views from the outdoor terrace. The exclusive Auberge du Soleil Spa, offers a tranquil retreat for reflecting, relaxing and restoring in a picturesque setting within the resort’s Parc du Soleil, where guests may stroll along meandering nature paths, linger over food and wine amid the shady private picnic groves and discover nearly 100 works by 60 California artists in the sculpture garden.

Forbes Travel Guide is the world-renowned guide to genuine Five-Star service. The prestigious annual Star Rating list comprises “outstanding, often iconic properties with virtually flawless service and amazing facilities.” Properties were inspected prior to the pandemic and when regional restrictions allowed for the safe return of guests. In addition to the hotel’s Five-Star rating, The Restaurant and the Auberge du Soleil Spa both retained Forbes Four-Star ratings in the 2021 Guide. View Auberge du Soleil’s awards at

Drawing on the publication’s 2020 World’s Best Awards results, in which readers’ shared their thoughts on top-performing destinations, city hotels and resorts, Travel + Leisure has recognized the best hotels around the globe by naming them to this year’s T+L 500 list. Auberge du Soleil is showcased in the March 2021 print issue of Travel + Leisure and available online at

The 11th annual U.S. News & World Report Best Hotels rankings evaluated more than 30,000 luxury properties across destinations in the U.S., Europe, Bermuda, Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean. Determined by valued travelers and reviews under the publication’s licensed partner, TripAdvisor, the rankings took into consideration the aggregate opinion of experts and guests for exceptional quality. The rankings will showcase Auberge du Soleil and other honorees on and throughout the year.