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 2016 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 Four Seasons Hotel Toronto 3
Toronto The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto 5
Toronto The Shangri-La Hotel Toronto 2
Toronto Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto 1

Four-Diamond Lodgings

Location Hotel Number of Years Awarded
Alton Millcroft Inn & Spa 28
Bayfield The Little Inn of Bayfield 21
Blue Mountains The Westin Trillium House, Blue Mountain 9
Cambridge Langdon Hall Country House Hotel & Spa 21
Goderich Benmiller Inn & Spa 21
Grafton Ste. Anne's Hills Spa 22
Kanata Brookstreet Hotel 13
Lincoln Inn on the Twenty 16
Markham Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre & Spa 16
Minett JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa 7
Niagara Falls DoubleTree Fallsview Resort & Spa by Hilton 16
Niagara Falls Fallsview Casino Resort 12
Niagara Falls Hilton Hotel and Suites Niagara Falls/Fallsview 15
Niagara Falls Sheraton on the Falls 14
Niagara Falls Sterling Inn & Spa 8
Niagara-on-the-Lake Harbour House Hotel 13
Niagara-on-the-Lake Pillar and Post Hotel 16
Niagara-on-the-Lake Prince of Wales Hotel & Spa 17
Niagara-on-the-Lake Queen's Landing Hotel 26
Niagara-on-the-Lake Riverbend Inn and Vineyard 12
Niagara-on-the-Lake Shaw Club Hotel and Spa 3
Niagara-on-the-Lake The Oban Inn, Spa and Restaurant 10
Niagara-on-the-Lake White Oaks Conference Resort & Spa 15
Ottawa Fairmont Chateau Laurier 19
Ottawa The Westin Ottawa 33
Stratford The Bruce Hotel 2
Toronto Cambridge Suites Hotel 11
Toronto Delta Toronto 1
Toronto Hilton Toronto 14
Toronto Hotel Le Germain Maple Leaf Square 5
Toronto Hotel Le Germain Toronto 13
Toronto InterContinental Toronto Centre 14
Toronto InterContinental Toronto Yorkville 26
Toronto Marriott Toronto Airport Hotel 22
Toronto Old Mill Toronto 14
Toronto Park Hyatt Toronto 17
Toronto Renaissance Toronto Hotel Downtown 12
Toronto Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel and Conference Centre 12
Toronto SoHo Metropolitan Hotel 13
Toronto The Fairmont Royal York 30
Toronto The Omni King Edward Hotel 21
Toronto The Westin Bristol Place Toronto Airport 9
Toronto The Westin Harbour Castle 34
Toronto The Westin Prince Toronto 40
Toronto Thompson Hotel Toronto 6
Toronto Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville 20
Toronto Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre 25
Toronto Windsor Arms Hotel 16
Waterloo Delta Waterloo 2
Windsor Caesars Windsor 17