Hilton Palacio del Rio Earns Four Diamond Rating from AAA

Posted: Mar 09, 2015

Filed Under: Press ,Awards and Recognition

SAN ANTONIO – March 9, 2015 – Hilton Palacio del Rio Earns Four Diamond Rating from


Hilton Palacio del Rio today announced they have once again attained the coveted AAA

Four Diamond rating. This achievement ranks Hilton Palacio del Rio as a premier

establishment esteemed by AAA inspectors, the hospitality industry and more than 53 million

AAA/CAA members. Only 4.8 percent of the lodging establishments throughout North

America received the Four Diamond Rating.

“Not only is it our location and detail-oriented property, but it's our dedicated employees,”

said Robert Thrailkill, general manager, Hilton Palacio del Rio. “Our employees create the

memorable experiences for our guests, which result in this type of revered recognition.”

This recognition marks the 36th year the hotel has received the Four Diamond rating, with 34

of those years starting consecutively in 1976 – the inaugural year of the AAA Diamond

Rating System.

AAA’s professionally trained inspectors use published guidelines to conduct unannounced

lodging and restaurant evaluations, rating cleanliness and condition, management and staff,

guest services, exterior grounds, public areas, guest room decor, ambiance and bathrooms.

Media can access additional information about The Hilton Palacio del Rio at


About Hilton Palacio del Rio

Located on the famous River Walk in beautiful downtown San Antonio, Hilton Palacio del Rio

is only two blocks from the world-famous Alamo, and not far from two PGA Tour courses, the

San Antonio Zoo, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, Sea World, the San Antonio Convention Center

and the Alamodome. Hilton Palacio del Rio offers several dining options, flexible meeting

space, a pool and fitness center and is the only hotel in downtown San Antonio that features

a private balcony in every room. www.palaciodelrio.hilton.com