Quintessence Hotel Named 4-Star Hotel by Forbes Travel Guide

Forbes Travel Guide unveiled its annual Star Rating list of the best hotels in the world in February. QUINTESSENCE HOTEL—A TROPICAL GRAND MANSION in Anguilla, British West Indies, has been named as a new Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Hotel. Q Hotel Anguilla will be showcased in ForbesTravelGuide.com.

Quintessence Hotel opened January 1, 2018, bringing hope to Anguilla soon after Hurricane Irma destroyed much of the island. Q Hotel Anguilla is the newest Relais & Châteaux boutique hotel in the Caribbean, overlooking the white sand beaches of Long Bay, with nine lavish suites, a five-star restaurant, two bars, a Wine Spectator award-winning cellar, a wellness spa, infinity pool, fitness center, tennis court, yoga pavilion, boutique (designed by Tommy Bahama creator, Lou Mettler), and state-of-the-art business suite. Around-the-clock butler and concierge service cater to our guests’ every need. QHotelAnguilla.com

“We are delighted to receive this prestigious honor from Forbes Travel Guide,” says Quintessence Owner Geoffrey Fieger, who has resided on Anguilla for more than 30 years and designed the property. “This award reflects that we are meeting the highest standards for the most discerning travelers in the world.”

Quintessence Hotel Anguilla is the latest addition to the luxury travel ratings that have been the gold standard in the hospitality industry since 1958.

“We are delighted to celebrate the 2019 Star Rating winners, an outstanding collection of hotels, restaurants and spas that demonstrates a strong culture of service,” said Filip Boyen, Chief Executive Officer of Forbes Travel Guide.

“In a time of information overload and fake reviews online, Forbes Travel Guide is the ultimate trusted source in luxury travel,” Boyen said. “Our objective, data-driven Star Rating list features properties that achieved an impeccable standard of excellence in hospitality. We congratulate everyone associated with the prestigious properties recognized today.”

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 our independent inspection process.

Content from Official Press Release by Forbes – February 20, 2019


  • Luxury is in the details at Quintessence Hotel, from the large, white handcrafted rose by artist Khachik Bozoghlian ornamenting the main entrance to the gorgeous Steinway piano in the grand lobby and the giant chess set sitting on a well-manicured lawn.
  • Some of Anguilla’s most beautiful stretches of sand are within walking distance of the boutique hotel. Hop on a golf cart to visit secluded Long Bay Beach or take the short 15-minute stroll to Meads Bay.
  • You’ll be pampered at this intimate manor with concierge and personal 24-hour butler services. A private car is also available to transport you to your next adventure.
    Relax and rejuvenate at Aidan Spa. Rather than a long list of prescribed treatments, the facility maintains a curated menu of services that are tailored to suit your specific needs.
  • With just nine accommodations, Quintessence Hotel can feel like your own private residence. You can even make this dream a reality by renting out the whole property.