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AAA Tidewater Virginia Announces 2016 Diamond Award Winners

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VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (January 15, 2016) – AAA has announced this year’s lodgings that earned the Four Diamond Award® or Five Diamond Award® in Virginia. The AAA/CAA Five and Four Diamond Ratings are the travel authority’s highest designations for hotels.

Five and Four Diamond lodgings are refined and stylish with upscale physical attributes. They offer guests extensive amenities and a wide range of services. Area lodgings receiving the prestigious AAA/CAA Four Diamond Rating in the southeastern region of Virginia, and the year they were first recognized, include the following:



Page House Bed & Breakfast (1995)             Norfolk

Kingsmill Resort & Spa (1990)                       Williamsburg 

 Liberty Rose Bed & Breakfast (1994)            Williamsburg

 Williamsburg Inn (2002)                                  Williamsburg


One lodging in Virginia has once again received the treasured Five Diamond Rating:

The Inn at Little Washington (1989)                Washington


Other lodgings across the Commonwealth receiving the prestigious AAA/CAA Four Diamond rating, includes the following:


The Martha Washington Inn & Spa (1998)    Abingdon

Morrison House-A Kimpton Hotel (1986)       Alexandria

The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City (1990)         Arlington

Boar's Head (2001)                                        Charlottesville

The Oaks Victorian Inn (1995)                       Christiansburg

Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel

& Conference Center (2004)                          Glen Allen

The Omni Homestead Resort (2004)             Hot Springs

The Tides Inn (2004)                                      Irvington

Keswick Hall (2001)                                       Keswick

Lansdowne Resort (1991)                              Leesburg

Salamander Resort & Spa (2015)*                 Middleburg

Hyatt Regency Reston (1991)                       Reston

Hilton Richmond Hotel

& Spa/Short Pump (2010)                              Richmond

The Berkeley Hotel (1989)                             Richmond

The Westin Richmond (2009)                         Richmond

Hilton McLean Tysons Corner (2012)            Tysons Corner

The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner (1992)        Tysons Corner

Middleton Inn (1998)                                       Washington

“Four and Five Diamond hotels provide guests with a personalized experience and attentive service in comfortable, high quality surroundings,” said Georjeane Blumling, spokesperson for AAA Tidewater Virginia. “These establishments consistently exceed the expectations of the most discriminating traveler – the AAA inspector. We are proud to have these dedicated businesses in the Commonwealth.”

For more information about Diamond Ratings and the complete lists of Five and Four Diamond hotels, visit

About AAA Inspections

For 80 years, AAA has used professional inspectors to conduct in-person property evaluations. AAA offers the only rating system using comprehensive, on-site professional hotel and restaurant evaluations guided by member priorities. With a far greater inventory than any other rating entity, AAA’s rating system covers the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.

Travelers can find Diamond Rated establishments and inspector insight in AAA’s trip planning products: the AAA Mobile® app, the online  TripTik® Travel Planner mapping and routing tool, searchable online Travel Guides and AAA TourBook® guides available to members at AAA/CAA offices.

As part of North America’s largest motoring and leisure travel organization, AAA Tidewater Virginia provides its more than 325,000 members with travel, insurance, financial and automotive-related services. Since its founding AAA Tidewater Virginia has been a leader and advocate for the safety and security of all travelers.  For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter at

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AAA Tidewater Virginia is a member club affiliated with the American Automobile Association (AAA) national federation and serves members in the Tidewater Virginia region (All Hampton Roads cities, including Norfolk, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach, Hampton, Newport News, Williamsburg; Virginia's Eastern Shore; as well as the following counties: Greensville, Surry, Brunswick, Isle of Wight, Gloucester, Lancaster, Middlesex, Richmond County, Southampton, Sussex, Mecklenburg, James City County, York, Lunenburg, Essex, King & Queen, Mathews, Northumberland, and Westmoreland).