New Hotels Join AAA’s Five Diamond List for 2018

by Jessica Montevago
New Hotels Join AAA’s Five Diamond List for 2018

Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown, N.Y. Photo: Four Seasons


AAA revealed its adding eight new hotels to its Five Diamond category, which are acknowledged for their premier quality, comfort and personalized services.

The Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown in Manhattan, the Grand Velas Los Cabos in Mexico, and the Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa in the Cayman Islands attained the prestigious rating after they opened. 

Other properties accepted include Esperanza an Auberge Resort, Mexico; Grand Luxxe Riviera Maya, Mexico; Grand Velas Los Cabos, Mexico; The Langham, New York, Fifth Avenue, N.Y.; The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas, Texas; and Williamsburg Inn, Va. They were added after undergoing renovations in recent years as well as introducing significant service enhancements.

Fewer than half of one percent of the more than 27,000 AAA Inspected & Approved hotels receive the Five Diamond Rating.

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