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Stowe Mountain Lodge Earns a Four-Star Hotel Rating by Forbes Travel Guide in Its Official 2015 Global Star Rating Announcement

Luxury Vermont Lodge earns prestigious award amongst 300 of the top properties in the World

Stowe, Vt. (February 18, 2015) — Stowe Mountain Lodge, a Destination Hotel, located at the base of Stowe Mountain Resort, was recently rated as the only Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Hotel in Vermont, and one of few properties in the Northeast, for the annual Forbes Travel Guide Global Star Rating list.

As one of the most respected travel publications in the world, with a benchmark for excellence in global hospitality, this Forbes Travel Guide rating is considered one of the ultimate honors in travel recognitions.

“This is a great honor for us,” says Richard McLennan, Managing Director of Stowe Mountain Lodge. “To be on this very exclusive list of just over 300 properties in the world, only exemplifies Stowe Mountain Lodge’s commitment to excellence and exemplary service as the top mountain destination in Vermont and the Northeast.

Stowe Mountain Lodge is the latest addition to the luxury travel ratings that have been the gold standard in the hospitality industry since 1958. Forbes Travel Guide (formerly Mobile Travel Guides), originator of the Global Star Rating system, has lead professional luxury travel inspectors to travel the world finding the finest hotels, restaurants and spas, while highlighting each property’s best attributes through their signature rating system. Now, Stowe Mountain Lodge has joined this prestigious collection of fine properties around the world. For a detailed explanation of how Forbes Travel Guide compiles its Star ratings, visit

Stowe Mountain Lodge is recognized as the preeminent mountain lodge in New England, with the best ski-in/ski-out and world-class golf access in the East. The six-story, 300-room lodge features rustic, grand architecture, luxuriously appointed guest rooms, a 21,000 square-foot spa, award-winning-dining and a two story lobby with floor-to-ceiling windows and oversized wood-burning fireplaces.


About Stowe Mountain Resort & Stowe Mountain Lodge:

Stowe is an internationally renowned year-round destination. Stowe Mountain Resort, with majestic Mt. Mansfield and Spruce Peak, is filled with activities for every season: golf, tennis, hiking, fishing, skiing, snowboarding, world-class dining, shopping, spas and more. Stowe’s historic village combined with Vermont’s most spectacular landscape creates the quintessential New England getaway. For more information please visit: or call: 1-800-253-4754.

Stowe Mountain Lodge is the centerpiece of Spruce Peak at Stowe, a $400 million alpine village in planning and development stages for the past 16 years. As part of this new community, guests of Stowe Mountain Lodge will enjoy world-class service, 300 guest rooms, a 21,000-square-foot spa and wellness center, ski-in/ski-out access to over 100 legendary trails, exclusive access to Stowe Mountain Club, an 18-hole mountain golf course designed by Bob Cupp, and a heated outdoor, four season pool. Stowe Mountain Resort offers over 56,000 square feet of event space, as well as high-end boutiques, restaurants and limitless on-mountain recreational options. The lodge offers local Vermont cuisine in Solstice Restaurant and Hourglass Lounge. In addition, 34 fractionally-owned condominium units are available for vacation home ownership in the Lodge’s Front Four Private Residence Club. Room reservations, with special lodging offers and packages, are available by calling (802) 253-3560 or (888) 4-STOWE-VT, or by visiting For real estate inquiries, please call (888) 403-7739 or (802) 253-0320. Follow us on Twitter: @StoweMtnLodge. Like us on Facebook: StoweMountainLodge.

About Destination Hotels:

Destination Hotels (Destination) is a collection of luxury and upscale independent hotels, resorts and residences across the United States. Offering authentically-immersed and enriching experiences, each property is individual at heart, yet connected by a commitment to drawing upon the best of each location. Highly distinct, the Destination experience is always memorable and matchless; guests will feel the locale in a genuine way through each property and during the engaging moments cultivated both in and outside of them. Continuously growing with more than 40 properties from coast to coast, the award-winning portfolio features 20 renowned golf courses, 19 indigenous spas, and 105 exceptional bars and restaurants. Destination Hotels are true to our place; diverse by design. For more information, visit Follow us on Twitter: @Destination. Like us on Facebook: DestinationHotels.

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