Travelers like you have trusted AAA Diamonds to help them make better decisions for more than 80 years. Our unannounced, professional inspections ensure every Diamond-designated property is clean, comfortable and safe.
More than just a typical ratingsystem, our Diamonddesignationsreflect what type of experience a property offers so you can make the right choice for every trip. Whether it’s an overnight stop, a family vacation or a special-occasion splurge, Diamonds offer guidance at a glance to make your travel planning easier.
Our unscheduled annual hotel inspections have always included a detailed look at the quality, cleanliness and condition of the property. Now we've added ATP surface testing, the same technology used in the healthcare and food service industries to verify that high-touch surfaces are as clean as they should be. This scientific validation of cleanliness strengthens the AAA independent inspection our members have counted on for more than 80 years.
More than just a typical rating system, our Diamond designations reflect what type of experience a property offers so you can make the right choice for every trip. Whether it’s an overnight stop, a family vacation or a special-occasion splurge, Diamonds offer guidance at a glance to make your travel planning easier.
Hotels and restaurants mustpass AAA’s professional inspection to get a Diamond designation. That means every AAA Diamond property is a good option for the type of experience it provides. There are no bad choices.
In contrast, many star rating systems include properties with poor ratings by unverified reviewers. While it’s helpful to know what other travelers have experienced, you want information you can trust. Hotel listings on AAA.com also include reviews by AAA Verified Guests, giving you the added perspective of travelers like yourself, along with the expert insight of our professional inspectors.
AAA's 62 million members book more than 31% of all paid room nights in North America, and they rely on our assurance that every Diamond-designated property has met our standards for guest quality, cleanliness and condition.
For more than 80 years, our team of professional inspectors have conducted unannounced, independent, in-person property inspections across 26,000 hotel properties in North America.
Discover the rich insight AAA’s professional inspectors offer travelers – from details on room, bath and public areas to special badges for exceptional offerings. Check out the Inspector Notes and traveler reviews for insider views on factors that define the way you travel.
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