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Georgia's Top Hotels and Restaurants Earn Coveted Award

AAA Announces 2020 "Four and Five" Diamond Awards



Montrae Waiters, AAA spokeswoman, The Auto Club Group
Cell (813) 244-0815, Mwaiters@autoclubgroup.aaa.com


Georgia's Top Hotels and Restaurants Earn Coveted Award

Atlanta, Ga. (Feb. 19, 2020) – AAA officially announced its 2020 award-winning hotels and restaurants in Georgia that have earned the coveted Four and Five Diamond Designation during the past 12 months. The AAA Diamond Program is comprised nearly 60,000 properties in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean, including nearly 27,000 hotels and more than 30,000 restaurants.

"AAA Five Diamond hotels and restaurants represent the best of AAA's transformed Diamond Program," said Stacey Barber, executive director, AAA Travel Information & Content. "These hotels and restaurants consistently exceed expectations by providing their guests highly personalized, memorable experiences. They truly represent the upper echelon of the hospitality industry."

To be included in the AAA Diamond Program, properties must pass an unannounced, on-site evaluation. Hotels must provide acceptable cleanliness, comfort and hospitality, and restaurants must meet requirements for cleanliness, food preparation and service.

This year's AAA Four and Five Diamond awards include 42 hotels and 12 restaurants in Georgia, including three new hotels below. To see the complete lists of 2020 AAA Four and Five Diamond hotels and restaurants, visit AAA.com/DiamondAwards.

Hotels (Four Diamond)


  • Omni Hotel at The Battery Atlanta
  • Renaissance Concourse Atlanta Airport Hotel


  • The Alida Hotel, Tribute Portfolio by Marriott


Georgia's Four and Five Diamond restaurants listings feature leading-edge cuisine, with extraordinary service and surroundings.

Atlanta (Four Diamond)

  • AG
  • Aria
  • Atlas
  • Bacchanalia
  • Canoe
  • La Grotta Ristorante Italiano
  • Nan Thai Fine Dining
  • Nikolai's Roof

Columbus (Four Diamond)

  • Epic Restaurant

Jekyll Island (Four Diamond)

  • Grand Dining Room

Sea Island (Five Diamond)

  • The Georgian Room (in The Cloister)

About the AAA Diamond Program

For more than 80 years, AAA's professional inspectors have conducted in-person property evaluations. AAA is the only entity using comprehensive, on-site professional hotel and restaurant evaluations guided by member priorities. AAA's inventory includes some 60,000 Diamond hotels and restaurants across the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. Travelers can find AAA Diamond hotels and restaurants and inspector insight in AAA's trip planning products: AAA Mobile app, AAA Travel Guides, TripTik Travel Planner and the AAA TourBook guides available to members at AAA offices. For more information, visit AAA.com/Diamonds.

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