Best Arizona hotels, resorts: Dozens shine with AAA's top diamond awards

PHOENIX - AAA Arizona’s 2017 list of Arizona Five and Four Diamond recipients is hot off the press. This year, six properties celebrate a prestigious Five Diamond status, while 63 properties earned the Four Diamond award.

Two new properties were added to the Four Diamond list this year: The Camby, Autograph Collection, in Phoenix, and Hermosa Inn, in Paradise Valley.

Below is the complete list of 69 Arizona establishments that earned the AAA Five or Four Diamond designation for 2017:

Carefree:

Boulders Resort & Spa, Curio Collection by Hilton – AAA Four Diamond

Chandler:

Kai – AAA Five Diamond

Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass – AAA Four Diamond

Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino – AAA Four Diamond

Flagstaff:

Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort – AAA Four Diamond

Glendale:

Renaissance Glendale Hotel & Spa – AAA Four Diamond

Laveen:

Vee Quiva Hotel & Casino – AAA Four Diamond
 

Litchfield Park:

The Wigwam – AAA Four Diamond

Marana:

CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar – AAA Four Diamond

The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain – AAA Five Diamond

Oro Valley:

Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort – AAA Four Diamond

Paradise Valley:

Elements – AAA Four Diamond

Hermosa Inn – AAA Four Diamond

LON's at the Hermosa – AAA Four Diamond

Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia – AAA Four Diamond

Prado – AAA Four Diamond

Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa – AAA Four Diamond

Phoenix:

Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort – AAA Four Diamond

Arizona Grand Resort & Spa – AAA Four Diamond

Different Pointe of View – AAA Four Diamond

Hotel Palomar Phoenix-CityScape, a Kimpton Hotel – AAA Four Diamond

JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa – AAA Four Diamond

Quiessence at The Farm – AAA Four Diamond

Royal Palms Resort and Spa – AAA Four Diamond

Sheraton Grand Phoenix – AAA Four Diamond

T. Cook's – AAA Four Diamond

The Camby, Autograph Collection – AAA Four Diamond

The Westin Phoenix Downtown – AAA Four Diamond

Wright's at the Biltmore – AAA Four Diamond

Scottsdale:

Bourbon Steak – AAA Four Diamond

Deseo  – AAA Four Diamond

DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Paradise Valley – Scottsdale – AAA Four Diamond

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess – AAA Five Diamond

FireSky Resort & Spa, a Kimpton Hotel – AAA Four Diamond

Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North – AAA Five Diamond

Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas – AAA Four Diamond

Hotel Valley Ho – AAA Four Diamond

Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch – AAA Four Diamond

J&G Steakhouse – AAA Four Diamond

JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa – AAA Four Diamond

Posh Improvisational Cuisine – AAA Four Diamond

Sassi – AAA Four Diamond

Scottsdale Marriott at McDowell Mountains – AAA Four Diamond

Talavera – AAA Four Diamond

Talking Stick Resort   – AAA Four Diamond

The Canyon Suites at The Phoenician – AAA Five Diamond

The Phoenician – AAA Five Diamond

The Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch – AAA Four Diamond

The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa – AAA Four Diamond

The Westin Kierland Villas – AAA Four Diamond

W Scottsdale – AAA Four Diamond

We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center – AAA Four Diamond

Sedona:

Adobe Grand Villas     – AAA Four Diamond

Amara Resort and Spa, a Kimpton Hotel – AAA Four Diamond

Che-Ah-Chi – AAA Four Diamond

El Portal Sedona Hotel – AAA Four Diamond

Enchantment Resort and Mii amo Spa – AAA Four Diamond

L'Auberge de Sedona – AAA Four Diamond

Tempe:

Tempe Mission Palms – AAA Four Diamond

Tucson:

Arizona Inn – AAA Four Diamond

Casino del Sol Resort – AAA Four Diamond

JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa – AAA Four Diamond           
Loews Ventana Canyon Resort – AAA Four Diamond

Main Dining Room at the Arizona Inn – AAA Four Diamond

Primo – AAA Four Diamond

The Grill at Hacienda del Sol – AAA Four Diamond 

The Lodge at Ventana Canyon – AAA Four Diamond

The Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa – AAA Four Diamond

Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa       – AAA Four Diamond

For 80 years, AAA has used professional inspectors to conduct in-person property evaluations. AAA offers the only rating system using comprehensive, on-site professional hotel and restaurant evaluations guided by member priorities. With a far greater inventory than any other rating entity, AAA’s rating system covers the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.

AAA is the largest leisure travel agency in North America. To learn more about the AAA Diamond Award program, visit http://AAA.com/Diamonds.

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