Heathman and Woodmark hotels in Kirkland earn AAA Four Diamond Award
January 26, 2012 · 5:38 PM
The Heathman and Woodmark hotels in Kirkland have earned the AAA Four Diamond Award for high caliber service in the hospitality industry.
This is the fourth year the Heathman has earned the award and the 22nd year for the Woodmark Hotel, Yacht Club & Spa.
A total of 32 lodgings and eight restaurants are represented on the AAA Four Diamond Award list in Washington and northern Idaho this year.
“Four and Five Diamond hotels and restaurants are committed to providing every guest with a high level of personalized service in comfortable, luxurious surroundings,” said Jennifer Cook, senior manager of corporate communications, AAA Washington. “To achieve and maintain this level of hospitality is a significant accomplishment, and we are proud to recognize these local establishments with AAA Four and Five Diamond Awards.”
Achieving a high caliber of service within the hospitality industry, the 2,245 AAA/CAA Four Diamond and 179 Five Diamond establishments make up just 3.8 percent and 0.3 percent, respectively, of the total 59,000 AAA Diamond Rated lodgings and restaurants throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.
For the 10th consecutive year, The Herbfarm Restaurant (Woodinville) earned a coveted AAA Five Diamond Rating, the only establishment in the Pacific Northwest to be awarded the highest rating in 2012.
The Westin Seattle continues to be the longest-running AAA Four Diamond establishment in Washington, celebrating 31 years.
A 75-year tradition, AAA rates more properties than any other rating entity. It is one of only two that conduct physical, on-site evaluations, assigning AAA/CAA Approved lodgings and restaurants One to Five AAA Diamonds.
A detailed list of AAA Diamond Rated hotels and restaurants can be found on AAA.com/diamonds.