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AAA Diamond ratings are assigned to properties based on the conditions noted at the time of the inspection.

Star ratings are based on the most up-to-date research conducted by major on-line hotel sites in accordance with industry standards.

AAA Diamond Ratings

5 Diamond Hotels

These establishments reflect the characteristics of the ultimate in luxury and sophistication. Accommodations are first class.

The physical attributes are extraordinary in every manner. The fundamental hallmarks at this level are to meticulously serve and exceed all guest expectations while maintaining an impeccable standard of excellence.

Many personalized services and amenities enhance an unmatched level of comfort.

4 Diamond Hotels

These establishments are upscale in all areas. Accommodations are progressively more refined and stylish.

The physical attributes reflect an obvious enhanced level of quality throughout. The fundamental hallmarks at this level include an extensive array of amenities combined with a high degree of hospitality, service, and attention to detail.

3 Diamond Hotels

These establishments appeal to the traveler with comprehensive needs. Properties are multifaceted with a distinguished style, including marked upgrades in the quality of physical attributes, amenities, and level of comfort provided.

2 Diamond Hotels

These establishments appeal to the traveler seeking more than the basic accommodations. There are modest enhancements to the overall physical attributes, design elements, and amenities of the facility typically at a moderate price.

1 Diamond Hotels

These establishments typically appeal to the budget-minded traveler. They provide essential, no-frills accommodations. They meet the basic requirements pertaining to comfort, cleanliness, and hospitality.

AAA Approved

These properties have been approved by AAA, but diamond ratings for these properties are not displayed.

Hotel Star Ratings

Star ratings are based on the most up-to-date research conducted by major on-line hotel sites in accordance with industry standards.

1 Star Hotels

These properties meet a budget-traveler's basic needs for comfort and convenience. They tend to be located near major attractions or thoroughfares and provide clean guest rooms.

Many properties do not have a restaurant on site but are usually located within walking distance of dining establishments.

2 Star Hotels

These properties meet a traveler's basic needs for comfort and convenience while offering moderate aesthetic enhancements in the property grounds, room décor, and quality of furnishings.

Some may offer limited restaurant service, however room service is usually not provided.

3 Star Hotels

These properties offer a higher level of service with additional amenities, features, and facilities.

The property grounds, décor, and quality of furnishings are a noticeable upgrade in terms of style and class.

Most properties in this category feature restaurants serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Room service availability may vary. Valet parking, pools, and fitness centres are often provided.

4 Star Hotels

These superior properties distinguish themselves with a high level of service and hospitality, as well as a wide variety of amenities and upscale facilities.

A well-integrated design, stylised room décor, excellent restaurant facilities, and landscaped grounds are all present.

The comfort and convenience of the guest is the staff's prevailing concern.

5 Star Hotels

These luxury properties are members of an elite group of hotels that exhibit an exceptionally high degree of service and hospitality.

These properties display an original design, elegant room décor, exceptional dining, and meticulous grounds.

The flawless execution of guest services is the staff's prevailing concern.


Star ratings and the AAA (American Automobile Association) Diamond ratings are meant to assist customers in evaluating hotels.

Each rating system is based on different criteria as reflected above.

The display of AAA Diamond ratings on this site is not meant in any manner whatsoever to suggest equivalence to Star ratings. Any similarity between the two rating systems is purely coincidental.

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