AAA Five Diamond Award What is the meaning of AAA Five Diamond Award?
The AAA Five Diamond Award is an autonomous hotel accredition scheme rewarded by the AAA (American Automobile Association) to hotels in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. It can be compared to the 5 Star Classification system, known in Europe, India and other parts of the world. Within the AAA Diamonds Award there is a 5 tier placing system that is taken in consideration in the program. The number of diamonds a hotel receives is based on expected criteria in quality of service, comfort, luxury and style. Below you can find a general description of what is expected from a hotel in order to qualify for a diamond. One Diamond: A budget friendly hotel that meets the basic standards of comfort, cleanliness and hospitality with safety. Two Diamonds: A more than basic hotel that is modest in decorum, amenities and is priced minimum. Three Diamonds: A more specialised hotel that includes more physical upgrades, increased quality with quantity and a higher level of comfort with satisfying hospitality services. Four Diamonds: A upscale hotel that provides stays that has increased style, quality, design, amenities and hospitality service that pays attention to details. Five Diamonds: Ultimate luxury hotels that provide first class design, amenities and comfort that exceeds guest expectations. Hotels receive diamond ratings to help people identify standard and level of hospitality services, without having to see the hotel for themselves. This is how they enable trust between people and facilitate trade. Hotel categorisation is based on a scale from 1-5, one being the lowest and however five the highest standard.