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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
These properties have been approved by AAA, but diamond ratings for
these properties are not displayed.
Star ratings are based on the most up-to-date research conducted
by major on-line hotel sites in accordance with industry standards.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Star ratings and the AAA (American
Automobile Association) Diamond ratings are meant to assist customers in evaluating
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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