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AAA/CAA Diamond Awards

AAA/CAA's reliable Diamond ratings will help guide your decision for accommodations and restaurants throughout the United States and Canada.

What makes AAA/CAA's two-part rating system so reliable?

  • Full-time, professional evaluators
  • Member feedback
  • Clear quality standards
  • Thousands of up-to-date choices
  • Establishments do not pay a fee to become AAA/CAA Approved and Diamond-rated

And, unlike systems that rate properties from poor to excellent, AAA/CAA rates only those properties Approved for quality.

AAA/CAA TourBook® listings include over 60,000 AAA/CAA Approved and Diamond-rated properties, attractions and events. As part of Member entitlement, pick up a free copy of the TourBook® at your local CAA Store.

Properties are assigned a rating of one to five AAA/CAA Diamonds, ranging from simple to luxurious.

One Diamond

These establishments typically appeal to the budget-minded traveler. They provide essential, no-frills accommodations. They meet the basic requirements pertaining to comfort, cleanliness, and hospitality.

Two Diamond

These establishments appeal to the traveler seeking more than the basic accommodations. There are modest enhancements to the overall physical attributes, design elements, and amenities of the facility typically at a moderate price.

Three Diamond

These establishments appeal to the traveler with comprehensive needs. Properties are multifaceted with a distinguished style, including marked upgrades in the quality of physical attributes, amenities, and level of comfort provided..

Four Diamond

These establishments are upscale in all areas. Accommodations are progressively more refined and stylish. The physical attributes reflect an obvious enhanced level of quality throughout. The fundamental hallmarks at this level include an extensive array of amenities combined with a high degree of hospitality, service, and attention to detail.

Five Diamond

These establishments reflect the characteristics of the ultimate in luxury and sophistication. Accommodations are first class. The physical attributes are extraordinary in every manner. The fundamental hallmarks at this level are to meticulously serve and exceed all guest expectations while maintaining an impeccable standard of excellence. Many personalized services and amenities enhance an unmatched level of comfort.

Presenting the 2013 Diamond Award winners in Ontario

The number beside the establishment indicates the number of years they have earned the Diamond Award honour.

Five-Diamond Lodgings 5 Diamonds

Location Restaurant Number of Years Awarded
Toronto The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto 2

Four-Diamond Lodgings

Location Hotel Number of Years Awarded
Alton Millcroft Inn & Spa 25
Bayfield The Little Inn of Bayfield 18
Blue Mountains The Westin Trillium House, Blue Mountain 6
Cambridge Langdon Hall Country House Hotel & Spa 18
Goderich Benmiller Inn & Spa 18
Grafton Ste. Anne's Spa 19
Kanata Brookstreet Hotel 10
Lincoln Inn on the Twenty 13
Markham Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa 13
Minett JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa 4
Mississauga Sheraton Gateway Hotel In Toronto International Airport 20
Niagara Falls DoubleTree Fallsview Resort & Spa by Hilton 8
Niagara Falls Fallsview Casino Resort 9
Niagara Falls Hilton Hotel and Suites Niagara Falls/Fallsview 12
Niagara Falls Marriott Niagara Falls Fallsview Hotel & Spa 15
Niagara Falls Sheraton on the Falls 11
Niagara Falls Sterling Inn & Spa 5
Niagara-on-the-Lake Harbour House Hotel 10
Niagara-on-the-Lake Pillar and Post Hotel 13
Niagara-on-the-Lake Prince of Wales Hotel & Spa 14
Niagara-on-the-Lake Queen's Landing Hotel 23
Niagara-on-the-Lake Riverbend Inn and Vineyard 9
Niagara-on-the-Lake The Oban Inn, Spa and Restaurant 7
Niagara-on-the-Lake White Oaks Conference Resort & Spa 12
Ottawa Fairmont Château Laurier 16
Ottawa Marriott Ottawa Hotel 6
Ottawa Minto Suite Hotel 19
Ottawa The Westin Ottawa 30
Richmond Hill Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel and Suites 6
Stratford Touchstone Manor 9
Toronto Cambridge Suites Hotel 8
Toronto Hilton Toronto 11
Toronto Hilton Le Germain Maple Leaf Square 2
Toronto Hotel Le Germain Toronto 10
Toronto Intercontinental Toronto Centre 11
Toronto InterContinental Toronto Yorkville 23
Toronto Marriott Toronto Airport Hotel 19
Toronto Park Hyatt Toronto 14
Toronto Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel 9
Toronto Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel 17
Toronto Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre 9
Toronto SoHo Metropolitan Hotel 10
Toronto The Fairmont Royal York 27
Toronto The King Edward Hotel 18
Toronto The Old Mill Inn & Spa 11
Toronto The Westin Bristol Place Toronto Airport 6
Toronto The Westin Harbour Castle 31
Toronto The Westin Prince Toronto 37
Toronto Thompson Hotel Toronto 3
Toronto Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville 17
Toronto Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre 22
Toronto Trump International Hotel and Tower Toronto® 1*
Toronto Windsor Arms Hotel 13
Windsor Caesars Windsor 14

* Indicates establisments new to the list by year-end 2012

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