Joining the ranks of the Shangri-la Vancouver, Four Seasons Whistler, Ritz-Carlton Toronto and officially the Ritz-Carlton Montreal, just four months after re-opening, has been awarded the most prestigious AAA Five Diamond Award®, recognizing its status as one of North America’s most luxurious hotels.
“The Ritz-Carlton Montreal is honoured to receive the Five Diamond Rating from AAA, a recognition we accept with great pride,” says Andrew Torriani, CEO and General Manager of the Ritz-Carlton Montreal. “This designation reflects the unparalleled level of service, attention to detail and overall emphasis on luxury that the hotel is renowned for.”
The AAA Diamond Rating process is North America’s premier hotel rating program and highly coveted designations within the hospitality industry in North America, Mexico and the Caribbean with approximately 32,000 hotels are AAA approved and Diamond rated. A team of full-time evaluators visit properties and assign the rating based upon 27 essential requirements including service, amenities, décor, cleanliness, comfort, security and safety. The Diamond Awards recognize establishments for consistently providing exceptional customer experiences.
The Five Diamond Rating acknowledges properties that reflect the characteristics of the ultimate in luxury and sophistication. Fundamental hallmarks at this level are the ability to meticulously serve and exceed all guest expectations while maintaining an impeccable standard of excellence, as well as offering many personalized services and amenities to provide an unmatched level of comfort.
About the Ritz-Carlton Montreal
The Ritz-Carlton Montreal is the most prestigious address in Montreal, with 129 entirely redesigned guestrooms and suites, as well as 45 new luxury residences. The hotel’s restaurant, Maison Boulud, is operated by the Ritz-Carlton Montreal in collaboration with Chef Daniel Boulud and his restaurant management company, The Dinex Group. It was designed by Super Potato, one of the world’s most highly reputed restaurant design firms.
Inaugurated in 1912, the Ritz-Carlton Montreal is the first hotel in the world to combine the Ritz and Carlton designations. It is located in the heart of the Golden Square Mile, home to Montreal’s elite in the early twentieth century. A symbol of refinement and elegance, the hotel has welcomed some of the world’s best-known heads of state, artists and business magnates. Several of the 20th century’s leading figures have stayed there, including the Queen Mother, Winston Churchill, Charles de Gaulle, Richard Nixon, Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Brian Mulroney, George Bush Sr., as well as Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, who celebrated their first wedding at the hotel.
Source: Ritz Carlton Montreal