Cedar Rapids, Iowa (April 25, 2016)-For the fifth year in a row, The Hotel at Kirkwood Center earned the American Automobile Association’s (AAA) prestigious Four Diamond Award for lodging. The Hotel is one of only four hotels in Iowa to earn this superior designation for upscale amenities and high quality.
“It’s wonderful that our hardworking staff are recognized with this honor,” said Lee Belfield, general manager of The Hotel. “Our guests enjoy top-level service because of their commitment to excellence.”
According to AAA, a four-diamond rating means the establishment is upscale in all areas. Accommodations are progressively more refined and stylish, and the physical attributes reflect an obvious enhanced level of quality throughout. The fundamental hallmarks at this level include an extensive array of amenities combined with a high degree of hospitality, service and attention to detail.
“While our external focus lies with exemplary guest experiences, internally The Hotel’s vision is to prepare the finest professionals to lead the global hospitality industry,” Belfield said. “Through intense study, students learn best practices working alongside professional staff with years of industry experience.”
A member of the Lifestyle collection, The Hotel joins 250 other acclaimed lifestyle hotels and resorts, celebrating local luxury. Preferred Hotels and Resorts is the world’s largest independent hotel brand, with more than 650 distinctive properties across 85 countries.