AAA Four Diamond Awards announced for Viejas Casino & Resort and Sycuan Casino & Resort
For more than 80 years, AAA’s professional inspectors have evaluated hotels and restaurants to help travelers make better decisions with the trusted AAA Diamonds.
The coveted AAA Four Diamond is presented to hotel general managers and executive chefs to recognize award-winning properties inspected by AAA and the Auto Club, the nation’s largest AAA affiliate. To achieve AAA Four Diamonds, Inspectors review exterior, grounds and public areas, guest rooms, ambiance and amenities, housekeeping and maintenance and guest services.
Viejas Casino & Resort was first honored with the Four Diamond Award in 2013. The resort's signature restaurant, The Grove Steakhouse, was honored in 2015. The newest addition to the property, the luxury Willow Hotel & Spa, was honored in 2018 shortly after it opened to the public.
The prestigious award has been bestowed on Sycuan Casino & Resort for the first time this year. The honor follows a multi-year expansion project that added a 12-story luxury hotel tower with over 300 guest rooms and 57 suites. The on-property steakhouse, Bull & Bourbon, was also honored with a Four Diamond Award.
“The AAA rating system has set the standard in hospitality for several decades,” said John Dinius, general manager at Sycuan Casino Resort. “Receiving the AAA Four Diamond Rating for our new hotel is an incredible honor and we are thrilled to be recognized for our artistic and detailed design, variety of new amenities and superior level of guest service.”
Only 6.3 percent of the more than 27,000 AAA Inspected & Approved hotels make the Four Diamond list. For more information about AAA Inspections and Diamond Ratings visit www.aaa.com/diamonds.