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The Virginian Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton receives AAA’s Celebrated Four Diamond Designation.
Just 7% of the nearly 32,000 AAA Diamond hotels and restaurants receive the travel authority’s highest designation.

The Virginian Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton has maintained this prestigious honor consecutively since being eligible in 2019.

“We are honored to receive the acclaimed Four Diamond designation from AAA,” said Dennis Marcinik, General Manager. “This award reflects the commitment of our team members and leadership to provide every guest with exceptional hospitality through out their visit.”

The Virginian Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton is part of a select group representing the top tier of the hospitality industry in North America. Overall, just 1,752 hotels have earned the AAA Four Diamond designation for 2023.

To earn the impressive AAA Four Diamond designation, hotels and restaurants must pass a rigorous evaluation that includes unannounced, in-person evaluations by AAA’s expert inspectors. “AAA is pleased to recognize The Virginian Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton with the Four Diamond designation, meaning its unwavering attention to both service and surroundings have placed it into the upper tier of AAA’s Diamond Program,” said Stacey Barber, executive director, AAA Travel Information & Content. “To maintain the exceptional standards required for this designation on a daily basis is an outstanding achievement. Four Diamond hotels are attentive to guests needs and consistently deliver memorable travel and dining experiences.”

About the Virginian Hotel
The Virginian Hotel originally opened in 1913 as Lynchburg’s premier grand downtown hotel, and throughout its history has hosted numerous public and private events with many esteemed guests, including Ronald Reagan in 1957. Thoughtfully restored to its historic grandeur and refreshed with modern amenities, The Virginian includes 115 guestrooms and suites, over 8,000 square feet of event space, and three on-site restaurants to include Skyline Rooftop, William & Henry Steakhouse, and Marigold Cafe. The hotel’s central location downtown puts our guests within walking distance of shops, galleries, restaurants, scenic vantage points and the James River.

About the AAA Diamond Program
For more than 80 years, AAA’s professional inspectors have conducted in-person property evaluations. AAA is the only entity using comprehensive, on-site professional hotel and restaurant evaluations guided by member priorities. AAA’s inventory includes some32,000 Diamond hotels and restaurants across the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. Travelers can find AAA Diamond hotels and restaurants and inspector insight in AAA’s trip planning products: AAA Mobile app, AAA Travel Guides, Trip Tik Travel Planner and the AAA Tour Book guides available to members at AAA offices. For more information, visit