Viejas Casino & Resort Named Four-Star Hotel by Forbes Travel Guide in Its Official 2018 Star Rating Announcement

Viejas Casino & Resort Earns Prestigious Award; All Ratings Showcased on

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 6:45 pm PST


"We are pleased to honor the 2018 Star Rating recipients, an exceptional collection of hotels, restaurants and spas that demonstrates a strong culture of service"

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Forbes Travel Guide today unveiled its annual Star Rating list, naming Viejas Casino & Resort as a continuing Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel for the second year in a row. Viejas Casino & Resort will be showcased with all of the Star Rating recipients on

Noted for both its high level of excitement and well appointed accommodations, Viejas Casino & Resort located just outside of downtown San Diego is a truly special destination. Gaming, dining, shopping and entertainment combine to create an amazing experience.

Chairman of the Viejas Band Of Kumeyaay Indians, Robert Welch Jr. stated, “We are tremendously proud of this accomplishment. It certifies Viejas’ position as the leader of both quality and Guest service in the market.”

Viejas Casino & Resort proudly recognizes its second consecutive award to the luxury travel ratings that have been the gold standard in the hospitality industry since 1958.

“We are pleased to honor the 2018 Star Rating recipients, an exceptional collection of hotels, restaurants and spas that demonstrates a strong culture of service,” said Gerard J. Inzerillo, Chief Executive Officer of Forbes Travel Guide.

“In an online environment of confusion and clutter, Forbes Travel Guide is the most trusted source of information to assist guests in making informed decisions,” Inzerillo said. “These properties, the largest and most global group in the company’s history, achieve an impeccable standard of excellence in hospitality, underscoring our overall mission of positively contributing to the international tourism industry as well as individual hotel experience. We are proud to congratulate everyone associated with the prestigious properties recognized today.”

For a detailed explanation of how Forbes Travel Guide compiles its Star ratings, click here.

About Viejas Casino & Resort

Located at I-8 and Willows Road east of San Diego, the Forbes Travel Guide 4 Star and AAA Four Diamond Viejas Casino & Resort features world-class gaming with thousands of slot machines, exciting table games that include Blackjack, Baccarat, and Pai Gow, a modern and elegant bingo room, and an off-track betting facility. Viejas Casino & Resort also features a variety of restaurants including the AAA Four Diamond Grove Steakhouse, The Buffet, and The Café. The beautiful Viejas Outlets, located across the street from the casino, offers visitors a unique shopping experience with highly acclaimed stores, numerous eateries, Viejas Bowl, and during winter Southern California’s largest outdoor ice rink. Viejas Hotel features 203 luxury rooms and 34 VIP suites, including a lush, spacious pool and lounge area. The highly anticipated new tower, Willows Hotel & Spa is now open and offers an additional 159 VIP suites, luxury spa facilities, signature restaurants including Locale Kitchen & Lounge, Ginger Noodle Bar and Daily Roast plus an expanded gaming space.

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About Forbes Travel Guide:

Forbes Travel Guide is the only independent, global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas. Started as Mobil Travel Guide in 1958, the company created the first Five-Star rating system in the United States. Today, Forbes Travel Guide’s incognito inspectors travel the world, evaluating properties based on up to 900 rigorous, objective standards. The company’s annual Star Ratings, reviews and daily travel stories help discerning travelers select the world’s best luxury experiences. For more information about Forbes Travel Guide, visit .

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