Galveston, TX – The San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center has been awarded the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Rating for the year 2009. Lodgings at this level offer an extensive array of amenities combined with a high degree of hospitality, service, and attention to detail.
The San Luis is part of a select group of AAA Four Diamond Award winners. Just 3.9 percent of the more than 31,000 AAA Rated® lodgings and 2.8 percent of the 27,000 AAA Rated restaurants were awarded the prestigious AAA Four Diamond designation for 2009. The San Luis has been named a AAA Four Diamond Award® winner for nine consecutive years.
“We are honored to be recognized again as a AAA Four Diamond establishment,” said Paul Schultz, Vice President of Landry’s Hospitality Division. “We are committed to providing a premier travel experience to all of our guests by consistently exceeding expectations. This award acknowledges the hard work and dedication of our staff year after year.”
“AAA Four Diamond Award winners represent an important tier of the hospitality industry, offering guests superior experiences with a high level of hospitality in luxurious surroundings,” said Michael Petrone, AAA director of Tourism Information Development. “To achieve and maintain this level of service is an amazing accomplishment, and AAA is pleased to honor The San Luis Hotel, Spa & Conference Center.”
The 16-story San Luis Hotel, Spa & Conference Center offers 250 luxurious guestrooms and a 40,000 sq. foot IACC conference center with magnificent views of the Gulf of Mexico. The AAA Four Diamond rated resort hotel offers the finest in award-winning dining, overnight accommodations and first-class personalized and professional service. Guests may partake in an array of indulgences including Spa San Luis, the luxurious tropical heated pool with swim-up bar, grotto spa and hot tub; the intimate Steakhouse restaurant and neighboring designer boutique or the nightlife of H2o pool + bar featuring signature al fresco sushi, grapes by the glass and thirst-quenching martini's.
“The San Luis Resort is consistently innovating in order to provide guests at each of our hotels with the most enjoyable and relaxing experience possible,” said Schultz. “The San Luis represents first-class accommodations on the Island and the perfect getaway destination for guests whether it’s a long weekend, overnight retreat or extended vacation.”
AAA’s Diamond Rating System is the only ratings system that covers all of North America and one of only two that conducts physical, on-site evaluations. It is the only system that uses full-time, professionally trained evaluators to inspect each property on an annual basis using a set of guidelines that are made available to all establishments. AAA evaluates more properties than any other rating entity. Additionally, AAA provides travelers the opportunity to post comments on AAA.com about their experiences at AAA Approved and Diamond Rated establishments. Information about AAA Diamond Ratings and the complete 2009 Four Diamond Award winners list are accessible at AAA.com/Diamonds.