Kalamazoo Radisson Plaza Hotel and Suites rejoins list of 2013 AAA Four Diamond Award® honorees

Jan 18, 2013, 08:30 ET from AAA Michigan

DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Radisson Plaza Hotel and Suites in Kalamazoo has rejoined the list of honorees to be awarded AAA's prestigious Four-Diamond rating for hospitality industry excellence. A total 15 hotels and five restaurants across Michigan have earned the AAA Four-Diamond Award for 2013.

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Four outstanding Detroit properties received the designation.  They include The Westin Book Cadillac (3 consecutive years); the MotorCity Casino Hotel (4 years) and its restaurant, Iridescence (12 years), and the MGM Grand (5 years).

The other award-winning hotels include:

  • Birmingham – The Townsend Hotel ( 25 years)
  • Dearborn – The Dearborn Inn (10 years) and The Henry Hotel Autograph Collection (24 years)
  • Grand Rapids – Amway Grand Plaza Hotel (28 years) and JW Marriott Hotel Grand Rapids (6 years)
  • Mackinac Island – Grand Hotel (19 years)
  • Mount Pleasant – Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort (15 years)
  • Plymouth – The Inn at St. John's (2 years)
  • Rochester – Royal Park Hotel ( 7 years)
  • Romulus – The Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport (10 years)
  • Southfield – The Westin Southfield (11 years)

The other AAA Four Diamond restaurants include:

  • Birmingham – Rugby Grill (12 years)
  • Farmington Hills – Cafe Cortina (10 years)
  • Grand Rapids – Cygnus 27 (9 years)
  • West Bloomfield – The Lark (23 years)

The awards will be presented by AAA Michigan at a special luncheon on Tuesday, April 16, during the 2013 Pure Michigan Governor's Conference on Tourism at the Marriott Renaissance Center Hotel in Downtown Detroit.

AAA rates more properties than any other rating entity.  It is the only rating system that conducts professional, onsite evaluations using published guidelines weighted by member priorities.