Diamond Ratings Articles & Information
In the News
- USA Today
Five Diamond establishments are considered to be at the ultra-luxury level. AAA inspectors visit about 1,200 hotels and restaurants each week to determine their Five Diamond picks. They make multiple unannounced visits to each establishment, and a panel of experts makes the final decision. >> Full article
- US News & World Report
AAA’s Diamond Rating is one of the few hotel appraisal systems that rely on physical on-site evaluations. AAA’s inspection team members assess each of the more than 28,000 eligible properties based on comfort, cleanliness, security and offered services and amenities. >> Full article
- AAA Diamond Ratings System Facts: Key advantages and attributes of AAA’s unique Diamond Rating system; history of AAA inspections and ratings.
- 2014 Five Diamond Award Winner Facts: Statistics and notables about hotels and restaurants currently rated as AAA Five Diamond establishiments.
- 2014 Four Diamond Award Winner Facts: Statistics and notables about hotels and restaurants currently rated as AAA Four Diamond establishments.