SOLAGE CALISTOGA RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF THE BEST RESORTS

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					 SOLAGE CALISTOGA RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF THE BEST RESORTS IN
    THE CONTINENTAL U.S. AND CANADA BY TRAVEL + LEISURE
   Solage Earns Top Ranking in First Eligible Year in 2009 World’s Best Awards

CALISTOGA, CALIF. (July 15, 2009) – The discerning readers of Travel + Leisure,
one of the most respected travel magazines in the world, have voted Solage Calistoga
among the world’s best. The 14th annual World's Best Awards readers survey, featured
in the August 2009 issue of the magazine, ranked Auberge's newest luxury hotel brand,
Solage Calistoga in Napa Valley, Calif., the No. 11 “Best Resort in the Continental U.S.
and Canada,” with a rating of 88.11. This is the first year Solage has been eligible for
consideration, having been in operation for a full year, deeming it quite a coup to have
received such high honors.

The Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards are among the most revered awards within
the travel industry and are based on thorough reader evaluations of guest rooms/facilities,
location, service, restaurants/food and value. Solage Calistoga, a new 89-room
contemporary-style resort in Napa Valley, features the widely acclaimed
SolBar and 20,000 square-foot Spa Solage. This is the first resort property from Solage
Hotels & Resorts, a new brand from Auberge Resorts, creators of Auberge du Soleil,
Esperanza, Calistoga Ranch, The Inn at Palmetto Bluff and Rancho Valencia Resort, all
of which received highest honors among this year's best in the world.


        “We are incredibly honored to make it this high on the list and that too in our first
year of eligibility for inclusion in the poll,” said Tim Harmon, CEO of Solage Hotels &
Resorts. “It pleases us greatly that the resort’s commitment to excellence is recognized by
such a well-respected magazine and we credit our talented team at Solage Calistoga for
this prestigious accolade.”
Solage Calistoga Ranking in Travel + Leisure…………………………………………….p. 2

About Solage Hotels & Resorts
Solage Hotels & Resorts is a new brand from Auberge Resorts, the award-winning
creators of Auberge du Soleil, Esperanza, Calistoga Ranch and The Inn at Palmetto Bluff.
Solage offers contemporary, design-focused properties that are stylish yet welcoming,
creative dining and bar destinations and inviting social spaces with a fresh attitude.
Taking an energetic approach to wellness, Solage puts a creative spin on traditional spa
concepts and offers extensive fitness programs. Solage proves that luxury can be
compatible with sustainability by incorporating environmentally sensitive design and
green practices at every property. The brand debuted in 2007 with the opening of its first
resort, Solage Calistoga, in Napa Valley. For more information about Solage Hotels &
Resorts, please visit www.solagehotels.com.



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