Magee Homestead Named Five-Star Hotel in Forbes Travel Guide’s 2020 Star Awards

Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”), the world-renowned and only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, today announced its annual Star Rating list, presenting Magee Homestead, the boutique wellness…

Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”), the world-renowned and only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, today announced its annual Star Rating list, presenting Magee Homestead, the boutique wellness retreat offering of Wyoming’s Brush Creek Luxury Ranch Collection, with a Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Hotel award for the third year in a row. Magee Homestead will be showcased with all of the Star Award winners on

Sitting on 7,000 acres of historic Wyoming ranchlands in the high mountain desert, Magee Homestead embraces the art of living through curated experiences that provide the ultimate in romance, indulgence and relaxation. The Homestead’s supreme privacy and all-inclusive experience is designed for adult individuals or couples and also offers a “Rent the Homestead” private buyout option for intimate weddings, vow renewals, corporate retreats and multi-generational family vacations for up to 29 guests.

“It is an incredible honor to be recognized as a Five-Star Hotel for the third consecutive year by Forbes Travel Guide,” said Jeremy Belnap, Proprietor of Magee Homestead. “From our curated culinary and wellness experiences to activities that celebrate the history and adventure of the West, we offer guests an environment of sophisticated seclusion in a landscape that is second to none.”

Forbes Travel Guide is recognized for creating the original concept of Five-Star service, naming deserving properties such as Magee Homestead to its illustrious annual Star Rating list.

“We have been committed to championing genuine Five-Star service for more than 60 years, and this year’s winners, as always, exemplify the very highest standards in hospitality,” said Filip Boyen, CEO of Forbes Travel Guide. “It is difficult to earn a Forbes Travel Guide rating, and all our Star-Rated winners have shown how incredibly deserving they are of their accolades by demonstrating sheer dedication in their passion for service. We congratulate them all.”

One of the most outstanding elements of Magee Homestead is its culinary experiences series. The 2020 lineup, which will be hosted with the highly acclaimed Farm at Brush Creek, was recently announced and includes:

  • June 11 – 13: Weekend with Chef Nathan Rich of Twin Farms and Colgin Cellars
  • July 16 – 18: Weekend with Bevan Cellars
  • July 23 – 25: Guest Chef weekend with Chef Zachary Ladwig of the Inn at Dos Brisas featuring Dom Perignon
  • August 13 – 15: Wine weekend with Joseph Phelps
  • September 12 – 14: Wine weekend with Opus One

For more details on Magee Homestead and the 2020 culinary experiences series, visit To view the full Star Ratings for 2020, visit For a detailed explanation of how Forbes Travel Guide compiles its Star Ratings, click here.

About Forbes Travel Guide:

Forbes Travel Guide is the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas. Our 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. For more information about Forbes Travel Guide, please visit

About Magee Homestead:

The ultimate in sophisticated western luxury, the Magee Homestead prairie hideaway unfolds as a romantic and spellbinding escape for adult getaways or intimate groups of up to 29 guests. Enjoy bespoke, individual attention, the private Magee Homestead Lodge, a Grand Pavilion & Spa, refined and personal culinary experiences, revitalizing adventures and a richly appointed collection of nine historically restored Cabins and Cabin Suites. This boutique all-inclusive – a notable addition to the award-winning Brush Creek Luxury Ranch Collection, part of the Relais & Châteaux Collection and Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel – is tucked in a tranquil, creek-side setting amidst the high mountain desert plains of Wyoming, and offers guests an opportunity to take the reins of their own time, enjoying personally-designed experiences to rekindle a sense of immersive wellness and discovery. For more information visit

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