Stein Collection Awarded 2019 Forbes Travel Guide High Distinctions

Stein Eriksen

Four prestigious entities within Stein Collection have been named Forbes Travel Guide Star award winners. Stein Eriksen Lodge and The Spa at Stein Eriksen Lodge have once again earned the prestigious Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star award, making the property the only Forbes Five-Star hotel and spa in the state of Utah. Additionally, The Chateaux Deer Valley and Glitretind Restaurant at Stein Eriksen Lodge have again garnered the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star award. Stein Eriksen Lodge, The Spa, The Chateaux Deer Valley, and Glitretind Restaurant, all Stein Collection properties and amenities, continue to provide an unparalleled experience for their guests.  

“We look forward to the Forbes Travel Guide Star awards each year and are proud to be ranked among such exceptional properties around the world,” said Russ Olsen, CEO of Stein Collection. “Earning Five- and Four-Star status for properties nestled on the same mountainside and exclusively in the heart of Deer Valley is an incredible achievement, and it is all thanks to our talented team of hospitality professionals who ensure our guests have an unforgettable experience each and every stay.” 

Forbes Travel Guide, the global authority on luxury travel, utilizes a team of anonymous professional inspectors to execute the Star Rating system, the hospitality industry’s benchmark since 1958. These individuals assess hotels, restaurants, and spas all around the world using 900 objective standards. Service and facility factors are thoroughly evaluated, but the Star Rating system emphasizes quality of service standards as a guest’s overall experience is the most memorable. 

“With more travel recommendations online than ever before, Forbes Travel Guide continues to be the go-to resource for honest, objective insights to the world’s best hotels, restaurants, and spas,” said Filip Boyen, Chief Executive Officer of Forbes Travel Guide. “These renowned properties are the face of luxury travel, and we are proud to bring awareness to their level of distinction to the discerning luxury traveler. We extend our sincerest congratulations to the world-class properties featured in this year’s lineup of Forbes Travel Guide star winners.” 

Additional recent and noteworthy awards and rankings for Stein Collection properties include Stein Eriksen Lodge being recognized by World Ski Awards as the 2018 US Best Ski Hotel, Forbes Travel Guide 2018 Most Luxurious Hotels, Condé Nast Traveler 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards, Travel + Leisure 2018 Best Resorts in the West, and U.S. News & World Report 2018 Best Utah Hotels. Glitretind Restaurant at Stein Eriksen Lodge was recognized again by DiRONA 2018 Award of Excellence, Wine Spectator 2018 Best of Award of Excellence, and Wine Enthusiast 2018 America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants. The Chateaux Deer Valley ranked among U. S. News & World Report for 2018 Best Park City Hotels. And, Cena Ristorante at The Chateaux Deer Valley was again recognized by Wine Spectator 2018 Award of Excellence.

For a detailed explanation of how Forbes Travel Guide compiles its Star Ratings, click here. For more information on the Stein Collection properties’ Five-Star and Four-Star awards or any of the property group’s accolades, please contact Jessica Turner at (435) 604-2793 or  Additional information is also available by visiting

Stuart is the founder, writer and wrangler at several sites including Gastronomic SLC, Utah Now and, The Utah Review; Stuart is a former restaurant critic of more than five years, working for the Salt Lake Tribune and has worked extensively with other local publications from Utah Stories through to Salt Lake Magazine and Visit Salt Lake.