The rustic elegance of Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa was recently applauded by Forbes Travel Guide in its 61st annual list of Star Rating winners, recognizing the world’s finest hotel properties. Forbes praised the congenial staff, excellent range of dining options, and distinct nods to designer Frank Lloyd Wright and California architects Greene & Greene as highlights, as well as recent refurbishment that gives the resort a fresh look and feel.

Forbes Travel Guide reviews hotels, restaurants and spas around the world based on 900 objective standards in its Star Rating System to determine winners. This year’s winners will be honored at Verified, The Forbes Travel Guide Luxury Summit on February 26 and 27.