Virginia is home to three Five and 18 AAA rated Four Diamond hotels. The hotels receiving a Five Diamond Rating undergo a number of checks and balances including in-person inspections, anonymous overnight stays and, finally, review by a panel of experts to ensure credibility. Those at the Four Diamond level, just 6.1 percent of AAA Inspected & Approved hotels, are also an exclusive group. They must be refined and stylish with upscale physical attributes, extensive amenities and a high degree of hospitality, service and attention to detail.
—Five Diamond Properties—
Williamsburg Inn, Williamsburg
A new honoree this year, the Williamsburg Inn underwent renovations to upgrade its outdoor spaces and redesign their beautiful signature-themed suites. Enjoy access to world-class dining at the Four Diamond Regency Dining Room, 6,500 square feet of meeting space, recreation, and spa amenities in the colonial historic area.
The Jefferson Hotel, Richmond
A Richmond treasure since 1895, The Jefferson Hotel has been recognized by travelers one of the finest in America. Known for its genuinely friendly service, 181 guestrooms and 15 luxury suites, breathtaking architecture and elegant décor, The Jefferson is reminiscent of a more gracious era. Enjoy the timeless elegance of over 26,000 square feet of unique meeting space, combined with modern communications technology and complemented by unsurpassed conference services. Guests of The Jefferson enjoy two restaurants, including the Four Diamond Lemaire, Sunday Champagne brunch and more.
The Inn at Little Washington, Washington
The Inn at Little Washington is one of America’s finest restaurants and country inns. The Inn offers a range of accommodations from well-appointed rooms to luxurious, two story suites many with balconies and garden views. Their historic Ballroom boasts ample space for private dinners for 30 guests with receptions for up to 90 people using adjacent space. Their Five Diamond dining room features inspired American cuisine, which draws admirers from around the world and has been described by critics as “so good it makes you cry”.
—Four Diamond Properties—
COASTAL VIRGINIA REGION
Kingsmill Resort, Williamsburg
Located on 2,900 acres along the historic James River, the resort features 425 guest rooms and condos, the full-service Spa at Kingsmill, a full-service marina, four restaurants and lounges, 36 holes of championship golf and more. Kingsmill also offers award-winning meeting and banquet facilities to accommodate groups from 10 to 350 in their 16,000+ square feet of meeting space encompassing sixteen meeting rooms.
Liberty Rose Bed & Breakfast, Williamsburg
This colonial-style hilltop estate is surrounded by century old oak, beech and poplar trees. Gardens, courtyards, fountains and swings will welcome and relax you upon your arrival. With four unique guestrooms to choose from, consider this property perfect for a small retreat or intimate meeting.
BLUE RIDGE HIGHLANDS REGION
The Oaks Victorian Inn, Christiansburg
Built in 1889 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Oaks Victorian Inn offers guests the gracious warmth of Victorian elegance, beautiful surroundings, luxurious guest rooms and warm hospitality. Stay in one of five spacious rooms, some with fireplaces, claw-foot tubs, jetted Jacuzzi tubs, and body showers. In addition to their guestrooms, the Garden Cottage is perfect for honeymoons and romantic weekend getaways.
The Martha Washington Inn and Spa, Abingdon
Originally built in 1862 and formerly a Civil War hospital then women’s college, this elegant hotel now offers The Spa at The Martha as well as a newly completed salt water pool and a sundeck off the pool provides the perfect spot for a quiet read or warm relaxation in the sun. Should you need space for a board meeting for 10 people or a conference of 200 people, The Martha offers a unique meeting atmosphere and 63 guest rooms.
NORTHERN VIRGINIA REGION
Lansdowne Resort and Spa, Leesburg
The luxury resort’s beautiful natural setting in Leesburg sprawls 476 acres along the Potomac River. You’ll feel deeply connected to nature, history, exquisite dining and a healthy, active lifestyle, leaving inspired with a new sense of purpose and perspective. Recently awarded the Platinum Choice Award for excellent service and amenities by Smart Meetings, the resort experience is inspired by newly renovated rooms and over 55,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, ideal for all types and sizes of meetings and events.
The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner, McLean
This hotel has a total of 398 guest rooms which were all completely redefined in 2016, including 50 suites and 24 club level rooms, with beautiful views of Washington, D.C. and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Also available are a variety of meeting venues including boardrooms, salons and pre-function areas as well as The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom at 14,000 square feet.
More Northern Virginia properties
Salamander Resort and Spa, Middleburg
Middleton Inn, Washington
Hyatt Regency Reston, Reston
Hilton McLean Tysons Corner, McLean
The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City, Arlington
CHESAPEAKE BAY REGION
The Tides Inn, Irvington
This intimate boutique resort offers comfortable accommodations and boasts nearly a half of mile of waterfront, and offers an endless number of activities for guests to enjoy including the award-winning Golden Eagle Golf Course. The Tides Inn offers a variety of meeting space totaling 8,980 square feet. The gracious atmosphere of the Tides Inn is a perfect setting for both business and recreational gatherings.
VIRGINIA MOUNTAINS REGION
The Omni Homestead Resort, Hot Springs
Surrounded by the splendor of the Allegheny Mountains, this National Historic Landmark offers gracious service, elegant accommodations and distinctive Southern charm. The resort offers 483 guest rooms, a variety of casual and fine dining restaurants and a seemingly endless array of indoor and outdoor activities. The resort offers 28 meeting rooms with over 72,000 square feet of flexible meeting space.
CENTRAL VIRGINIA REGION
Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center, Glen Allen
This full service, upscale property features luxurious guest rooms, 28,000 square feet of meeting space, two restaurants, outdoor pool and hot tub and an 18 hole, Joe Lee designed championship golf course. The beautiful Colonial architecture and quaint garden setting provide a comfortable environment for your next meeting, event or retreat.
Boar’s Head, Charlottesville
Located on a 573-acre country estate, this resort offers 175 classically appointed guest rooms and suites, a wide variety of world class recreational activities, spa and 22,000 square feet of event space.
More Central Virginia properties:
Kewisk Hall and Golf Club, Keswick (Hotel closed for renovation until 2019, golf club remains open)
Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa/Short Pump, Richmond
The Westin Richmond, Richmond