THORNHILL, ON, Jan. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Thirty-six luxurious hotels and 33 world-class restaurants in southern Ontario have earned the CAA/AAA Four or Five Diamond Award rating in the past 12 months for the coveted spots on the 2015 lists.
Among these, three hotels and one restaurant received these ratings for the first time.
New Five Diamond Hotel:
Shangri-La Hotel – Toronto, Ontario
New Four Diamond Hotels:
The Bruce Hotel – Stratford, Ontario
Delta Waterloo – Waterloo, Ontario
New Four Diamond Restaurant:
The Restaurant at the Bruce – Stratford, Ontario
"Four and Five Diamond hotels and restaurants provide guests with a personalized experience and attentive service in comfortable, high-quality surroundings," said Kelly Smith, Vice-President Sales & Distribution, CAA South Central Ontario.
Of note among the new additions, at the Shangri-La Hotel in Toronto, the guest room drapes, bedside lighting and air-conditioning systems are all electronically controlled by the guest. Also, in-room iPads are available to offer room service, call housekeeping or contact the 24-hour concierge.
Hotels rated Four or Five Diamond are stylish and refined with upscale physical attributes. Guests receive personalized attention from experienced staff in a luxurious setting. Meanwhile, restaurants at the Four or Five Diamond level offer a distinctive fine dining experience with creative chefs, imaginative menus and top-quality ingredients.
The CAA/AAA rating is the only system that covers the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. Diamond rated hotels and restaurants are listed in printed TourBooks, online TourBooks and eTourBooks.
For more information about the Diamond ratings and the complete lists, visit AAA.com.
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SOURCE CAA South Central Ontario
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