AAA Reveals New Five Diamond Hotels/Restaurants, Including A Lot In Florida

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Living in Tampa Bay, I think we sometimes lose track of how many awesome spots we have right in our backyard! Even if it's an hour drive to Orlando, or a 3-4 hour drive south.

Every year, AAA reveals their new list of hotels & restaurants that they deem Four and Five Diamonds, and there are A LOT of Florida locations on this year's list! Some even right here in Tampa Bay!! (See who made the list below)

Here are the some of the Five-Diamond Hotels in Florida:

  • The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
  • The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale
  • Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort
  • The Ritz-Carlton, Naples
  • Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach
  • The Breakers, Palm Beach
  • Ponte Vedra Inn & Club
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Here are some of the Four-Diamond Hotels in Florida (Tampa Bay locations in bold):

  • Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate
  • Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa
  • Opal Sands Resort
  • Sandpearl Resort
  • Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach
  • Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach
  • Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood
  • Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort
  • InterContinental Miami
  • W South Beach
  • Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando
  • Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando
  • The Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando
  • The Don CeSar
  • The Vinoy, Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club
  • The Westin Sarasota
  • Epicurean Hotel, Autograph Collection
  • Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
  • Le Meridien Tampa
  • Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel
  • Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa
  • Tampa Marriott Water Street
  • The Westin Tampa Bay
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Here are the Five-Diamond Restaurants in Florida:

  • Salt (in The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island)
  • Victoria & Albert's (in Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa)

Here are some of the Four-Diamond Restaurants in Florida (Tampa Bay locations in bold):

  • Caretta On The Gulf (Clearwater Beach)
  • The Venetian Chop House (Lake Buena Vista)
  • Alter Restaurant & Bar (Miami)
  • Mr Chow (Miami Beach)
  • Christini's Ristorante Italiano (Orlando)
  • Maritana Grille (St Pete Beach)
  • Michael's On East (Sarasota)
  • Armani's (Tampa)
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