Restaurants, Hotels Earn 'Four Diamond' Rating

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Ten Indiana hotels and five restaurant have received a prestigious designation from the AAA Hoosier Motor Club. The destinations are among just over 1,600 hotels and 665 restaurants throughout the country to earn AAA Four Diamond ratings.

AAA says the hotels on the list have staff with high qualifications and levels of experience "to provide the custom service luxury hotel guests expect" and "deliver unmatched guest comfort with luxurious accommodations, extraordinary facilities and many personalized amenities." Restaurants rising to Four Diamond level often offer a unique culinary experience and have "acclaimed chefs (that) use the freshest ingredients available, meticulous techniques and impeccable artistry in presenting their leading-edge creations."

The rankings have been around for 80 years and cover locations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.

AAA Hoosier Motor Club Public Affairs Manager Greg Seiter says "we are very pleased to recognize these facilities for earning the Four Diamond Rating. To maintain the exceptional standards required for this rating on a daily basis is an outstanding achievement. AAA Four Diamond establishments are attentive to the needs of guests and consistently deliver memorable travel and dining experiences."

The Indiana hotels on the list are:

  • French Lick Springs Hotel in French Lick
  • Conrad in Indianapolis
  • Hyatt Regency in Indianapolis
  • JW Marriott in Indianapolis
  • Le Meridian in Indianapolis
  • The Morris Inn in South Bend
  • Omni Severin Hotel in Indianapolis
  • The Alexander - A Dolce Hotel in Indianapolis
  • The Westin in Indianapolis
  • West Baden Springs Hotel in West Baden

The Indiana restaurants on the list are:

  • Artisan in Elkhart
  • Joseph Decuis in Roanoke
  • LaSalle Grill in South Bend
  • The Carriage House Dining Room & Gardens in South Bend
  • Vida in Indianapolis

You can connect to the full 2017 list of hotels by clicking here and the 2017 list of restaurants by clicking here.

Editor's Note: a previous version included only the locations identified by the AAA Hoosier Motor Club, inadvertently leaving off several other entries throughout the state.

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