AAA Releases 2011 Five Diamond Award Winners

AAA just released their 2011 list of Five Diamond Hotels.  For 2011, AAA added 15 new hotels to bring their total Five Diamond properties to 124.  This elite group comprises of just .3 percent of the more than 59,000 AAA Approved and Diamond rated properties.

Here is the full list (by state, international hotels at the end):


Camelback Inn, A JW Resort and Spa

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North

The Canyon Suites at The Phoenician

The Phoenician


L’Ermitage Beverly Hills

The Beverly Hills Hotel and Bungalows

The Peninsula Beverly Hills

Park Hyatt Aviara Resort

St Regis Resort, Monarch Beach

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay

The Lodge at Torrey Pines

Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills

The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey

Island Hotel Newport Beach

Pelican Hill Resort

Château du Sureau

Ojai Valley Inn & Spa

The Grand Del Mar

The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco

Four Seasons Biltmore Santa Barbara

Simpson House Inn

Four Seasons Hotel Westlake Village


The Little Nell

The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch

The Broadmoor

The Ritz-Carlton, Denver



The Mayflower Inn & Spa

District of Columbia:

Four Seasons Hotel Washington D.C.

The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, Washington D.C.

The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C.


The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove, Miami

The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale

The Ritz-Carlton, Key Biscayne

The Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach

Four Seasons Hotel Miami

The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort Naples

The Ritz-Carlton, Naples

Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach

The Breakers, Palm Beach

Ponte Vedra Inn and Club

The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota

Acqualina Resort and Spa on the Beach


Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta

InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta

The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta

The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead

The St Regis Atlanta Hotel and Residences

The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation

The Lodge at Sea Island


The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai at Historic Ka’upulehu

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea



Four Seasons Hotel Chicago

The Peninsula Chicago

Trump International Hotel and Tower


Four Seasons Hotel Boston

Mandarin Oriental, Boston

The Ritz-Carlton, Boston Common


Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis


Aria Resort and Casino


Encore Las Vegas

Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas

Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas

SKYLOFTS at the MGM Grand

The Pallazzo Las Vegas

The Venetian Las Vegas

Wynn Las Vegas

New Mexico:

Encantado, An Auberge Resort

New York:

Four Seasons Hotel New York

Mandarin Oriental, New York

The Peninsula New York

The Pierre New York

The Plaza Hotel

The Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park

The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park

Trump International Hotel and Tower

North Carolina:

The Umstead Hotel and Spa

The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte

The Fearrington House Inn


Inn Walden


Falling Rock at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort

Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia

The Rittenhouse Hotel and Condominium Residences

The Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia
South Carolina:

Wentworth Mansion

The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort

Woodlands Inn


The Hermitage Hotel


Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek

The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas

Four Seasons Hotel Houston

Four Seasons Resort and Club


Stein Eriksen Lodge

The Grand America Hotel


The Jefferson Hotel

The Inn at Little Washington

West Virginia:

The Greenbrier


The American Club


Four Seasons Resort Jackson Hole


Four Seasons Resort Whistler


Sandy Lane Hotel

The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman

Tortuga Bay Punta Cana Resort and Club

The Ritz-Carlton Golf & Spa Resort, Rose Hall, Jamaica

Jade Mountain Resort


Las Ventanas al Paraiso

Four Seasons Hotel Mexico D.F.

Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort

Four Seasons Resorts Punta Mita, Mexico

The St Regis Punta Mita Resort

JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa

Le Blanc Spa Resort

The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun

Fairmont Mayakoba

Grand Velas All Suites & Spa Resort Riviera Maya

Mandarin Oriental Riviera Maya

Occidental Royal Hideaway Resort & Spa

Rosewood Mayakoba

Zoetry Paraiso de la Bonita Riviera Maya