DEARBORN, Mich., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The H Hotel in Midland and Marais Restaurant in Grosse Pointe are the newest Michigan additions awarded AAA's prestigious Four-Diamond rating for hospitality industry excellence. A total 16 hotels and six restaurants across Michigan have earned the AAA Four-Diamond Award for 2014.
The H Hotel in Midland, part of the Dolce Hotels and Resorts, includes 130 luxurious guestrooms and suites, a top-of-the-line fitness center, fine dining facilities, courtyard and garden.
Marais Restaurant offers contemporary French-based, modern haute cuisine. Marais chef/owner David Gilbert and his wife, Monica Gilbert, co-owner and general manager, recently opened the gorgeous restaurant.
Four outstanding Detroit properties received the designation. They include The Westin Book Cadillac (4 consecutive years); the MotorCity Casino Hotel (5 years) and its restaurant, Iridescence (13 years); and the MGM Grand (6 years).
The other award-winning hotels include:
- Birmingham – The Townsend Hotel (26 years)
- Dearborn – The Dearborn Inn (11 years) and The Henry Hotel Autograph Collection (25 years)
- Grand Rapids – Amway Grand Plaza hotel (29 years) and JW Marriott Hotel Grand Rapids (7 years)
- Radisson Plaza Hotel and Suites – Kalamazoo (2 years)
- Mackinac Island – Grand Hotel (20 years)
- Mount Pleasant – Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort (16 years)
- Plymouth – The Inn at St. John's (3 years)
- Rochester – Royal Park Hotel (8 years)
- Romulus – The Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport (11 years)
- Southfield – The Westin Southfield (12 years)
The other AAA Four Diamond restaurants include:
- Birmingham – Rugby Grill (13 years)
- Farmington Hills – Cafe Cortina (11 years)
- Grand Rapids – Cygnus 27 (10 years)
- West Bloomfield -- The Lark (24 years)
The awards were presented by AAA Michigan at a special noon luncheon today (March 10) during the 2014 Pure Michigan Governor's Conference on Tourism at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa in Acme in northern Michigan.
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SOURCE AAA Michigan