The Hotel at Kirkwood General Manager Jackie Bohr (left) receives the award with Kirkwood Board Chair Jim Mollenhauer and President Mick Starcevich
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (April 3, 2018)-For the seventh 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.
“We’re thrilled that our amazing associates are recognized with this honor,” said Jackie Bohr, general manager of The Hotel. “It’s through their passionate service that our guests enjoy a personal and memorable experience.”
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.
“In addition to providing the best guest experience possible, The Hotel’s vision is to prepare the global hospitality leaders of tomorrow,” Bohr said. “Our students are trained working alongside professional staff with years of industry experience.”
The 71-room hotel opened in 2010 as a way to provide on-the-job experience for students in the Hospitality Arts programs at Kirkwood Community College. For more information about The Hotel, visit www.thehotelatkirkwood.com.