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Hotels in Florida and Ontario Receive Prestigious AAA Five Diamonds

Restaurants in California and Washington, DC also earned the highest Diamond designation

wine glasses on white table cloth and luxurious hotel room

WASHINGTON, DC (October 25, 2023) – Three hotels are the newest additions to the AAA Five Diamonds list: Four Seasons Hotel and Residences Fort Lauderdale, Ritz Carlton Naples, and The Bruce Hotel in Stratford, Ontario. Two restaurants also received Five Diamonds: Cyrus in Sonoma County, California and minibar by José Andrés in Washington, DC. These Five Diamond properties embody the very best in hospitality and service and reflect the 4 Cs of AAA Diamonds: cleanliness, comfort, cuisine, and consistency. 

This month, nine hotels and three restaurants received AAA Four Diamonds.  

AAA Diamond lists are updated monthly, as inspectors visit hotels and restaurants throughout the year. Currently, there are approximately 130 Five Diamond hotels and 60 Five Diamond restaurants, and 1,760 Four Diamond hotels and 540 Four Diamond restaurants.  

Click below to view new and existing AAA Five and Four Diamond Properties  

Five Diamond Hotels  

Five Diamond Restaurants  

Four Diamond Hotels  

Four Diamond Restaurants  

Plan a visit to these properties on Trip Canvas, AAA’s free travel planning tool, or connect with a AAA travel agent for recommendations and hotel reservations. 

Diamond designations reflect AAA Inspectors’ commitment to quality and consistency in the hospitality industry. Diamond Inspectors are trained professionals who travel across North America to conduct unannounced, independent, in-person property inspections.    

Five Diamond properties offer ultimate luxury and leading-edge cuisine.   

Four Diamond properties offer upscale amenities and distinctive fine dining.   

The 4Cs of AAA Diamonds    

Cleanliness: AAA hotel inspections include ATP surface testing, the same technology used to verify cleanliness in the healthcare and food service industries.   

Comfort: Inspectors evaluate a property’s quality of experience, range of amenities, and level of hospitality.   

Cuisine: Diamond restaurants are assessed on their food, service, and vibe. Inspectors dine at these properties anonymously.   

Consistency: AAA Diamond properties – no matter the designation – have one thing in common: consistency. Unlike subjective star reviews, Diamond inspections rely on published guidelines based on industry standards.   

About AAA  

Started in 1902 by automotive enthusiasts who wanted to chart a path for better roads in America and advocate for safe mobility, AAA has transformed into one of North America’s largest membership organizations. Today, AAA provides roadside assistance, travel, discounts, and financial and insurance services to enhance the life journey of 63 million members across North America, including more than 56 million in the United States. To learn more about all AAA has to offer or to become a member, visit