Skip To Main Content Skip To Footer

Press Release

Auberge Du Soleil Earns Ninth Consecutive Five Star Award In 2022 Forbes Travel Guide And Named To Travel+Leisure 2022 Directory Of World’s Top 500 Hotels

RUTHERFORD, Calif. (April 26, 2022) — Auberge du Soleil, Napa Valley’s quintessential adults-only getaway, received a prestigious Five Star rating for the ninth consecutive year in the new 2022 Forbes Travel Guide. The hotel earned the honor based on rigorous anonymous professional performance evaluations of up to 900 objective standards, designed by the Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”) to identify the world’s best luxury experiences for discerning travelers.  FTG is considered the world-renowned authority in genuine Five-Star service.

In addition, Travel + Leisure named Auberge du Soleil to the 2022 T+L 500 List of Best Hotels in the World, recognizing the property for exceptional service and luxury experiences. The T+L 500 is a directory of the most trusted, best-loved hotels around the globe, as selected by readers in the publication’s 2022 World’s Best Awards survey.

“It is a great honor to know that the independent evaluators at Forbes Travel Guide and the distinguished readers of Travel + Leisure alike consider Auberge du Soleil one of the top luxury hotel experiences in the world,“ said Bradley Reynolds, Managing Director at Auberge du Soleil. “These accomplishments are a tribute to the unwavering dedication our team members demonstrate every day in their efforts to deliver knowledgeable, intuitive and caring wine country hospitality at the highest level.”

Auberge du Soleil is showcased among the 2022 Forbes Star recipients on and in the May 2022 print issue of Travel+Leisure, or online at

Auberge du Soleil consistently receives top accolades from the hospitality industry, discerning guests and the media, and is perennially ranked among the best and most romantic hotels in the world by influential publications. For more information please visit and follow at and on Twitter and Instagram at @AubergeduSoleil. For reservations and availability contact the hotel directly at 800.348.5406 or email

About Auberge du Soleil

Inspired by the relaxed sophistication of the South of France and infused with California soul, Auberge du Soleil features wine country’s most luxurious accommodations, spectacular valley views, a Michelin Star Restaurant, and the exclusive Spa du Soleil. Nestled within a 33-acre hillside olive grove, the “Inn of the Sun” is celebrated for delivering passionate, intuitive service that embodies gracious Napa Valley hospitality. The 50 residential-style rooms, suites and private maisons set the stage for romance in the seclusion of the adults-only environment. The property is a long-standing member of Relais & Châteaux, an international association of outstanding boutique properties known for their excellence in hospitality and the culinary arts, and the flagship hotel for the Auberge Resorts Collection. For more information visit and follow on Instagram @AubergeduSoleil and Facebook at

About Forbes Travel Guide

Forbes Travel Guide is the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas. Anonymous professional inspectors evaluate based on up to 900 objective standards, with an emphasis on exceptional service, to help discerning travelers select the world’s best luxury experiences. The only way to get a Five-Star, Four-Star or Recommended rating is by earning it through the independent inspection process. For more information about Forbes Travel Guide, please visit

About Relais & Châteaux

Created in 1954, Relais & Châteaux is an organization of more than 560 exceptional hotels and restaurants run by  independent  men  and women,  all driven  by  a passion for  their  profession  and  dedicated  to  the authenticity of the relationships they build with their customers. With operations on all five continents, from the vineyards of Napa Valley to Provence and the beaches of the Indian Ocean, Relais & Châteaux members invite all to discover the art of living enshrined in the location’s culture, and share a unique, human story. Relais & Châteaux members have a profound desire to protect and showcase the richness and diversity of the cuisine and inviting cultures of the world. They worked towards this goal, along with the goal to  preserve  local  heritages  and  the  environment,  through  a  UNESCO  Manifesto  in  November 2014. For more information please

About Auberge Resorts Collection

Auberge Resorts Collection is a portfolio of extraordinary hotels, resorts, residences and private clubs. While each property is unique, all share a crafted approach to luxury and bring the soul of the locale to life through captivating design, exceptional cuisine, innovative spas, and gracious yet unobtrusive service. With 22 one-of-a-kind hotels and resorts, Auberge invites guests to create unforgettable stories in some of the world’s most desirable destinations. For more information:

Connect with Auberge Resorts Collection on Facebook,  Twitter and Instagram @AubergeResorts and #AlwaysAuberge

About The Friedkin Group

The Friedkin Group is a privately-held consortium of automotive, hospitality, entertainment, sports and adventure companies. These organizations include: Gulf States Toyota, GSFSGroup, US AutoLogistics, Ascent Automotive Group, Auberge Resorts Collection, AS Roma, Imperative Entertainment, 30WEST, NEON, Diamond Creek Golf Club, Congaree and Legendary Expeditions. The Friedkin Group is led by Chairman and CEO Dan Friedkin. For more information, visit


Murphy O’Brien Public Relations

Rachel Zembraski,