Press Release
February 1, 2018

Wequassett Resort and Golf Club Earns Five-Star Rating by Forbes Travel Guide in Its Official 2018 Star Rating Announcement

All Ratings Showcased on

ATLANTA (February 20, 2018) — Forbes Travel Guide today unveiled its annual Star Rating list, naming Wequassett Resort and Golf Club as a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel.  Wequassett Resort and Golf Club will be showcased with all of the Star Rating recipients on

A Cape Cod tradition for generations and member of the prestigious Preferred Hotels’ Legend Collection, Wequassett Resort and Golf Club spans 27 acres of pristine waterfront on Pleasant Bay.  Accommodations at the seaside resort include 120 guest rooms and suites featuring the luxurious, Signature Collection and the coveted Round Cove Suite.  Led by Executive Chef, James Hackney, signature restaurant, twenty-eight Atlantic and the Outer Bar & Grille showcase seasonal New England cuisine.

“We are honored to have earned this distinction for the third consecutive year and to be a member of this elite group of the world’s top rated Five-Star hotels and resorts.” said Mark Novota, Managing Partner of Wequassett Resort and Golf Club.  “I am very proud of the dedication of our team and their efforts to provide our guests with exceptional experiences.”

“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.


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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


About Wequassett Resort and Golf Club:

A Cape Cod tradition for generations, Wequassett Resort and Golf Club is an exquisite hideaway nestled on 27 acres of pristine waterfront on Pleasant Bay in Chatham, Massachusetts.  A member of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts’ Legend Collection, the Five-Star property features 120 guest rooms and suites, five restaurants, magnificent pools, boating, tennis and championship golf at Cape Cod National Golf Club.  At twenty-eight Atlantic, the signature restaurant within the Five-Star property, Executive Chef, James Hackney, serves a sophisticated menu of iconic New England dishes, while the Outer Bar & Grille is a perennial destination for casual coastal cuisine.  The Children’s Center offers innovative, educational and whimsical programming for tots to teens encouraging younger guests to explore one of the country’s most imaginative playgrounds.  The resort’s 10,000 square feet of outdoor event space offers a dramatic backdrop for weddings and special events.  The indoor meeting and event space includes eight meeting rooms.  For many years the resort has received recognition in Travel + Lesiure’s World’s Best Hotels and rated highly by Conde Nast Traveler.  For more information, please visit, www. or call 508-432-5400.


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