Hilton Palacio del Rio Receives Four Diamond Rating by AAA

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June 21, 2012

SAN ANTONIO - 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 over 53 million AAA/CAA members. Fewer than five percent of the nearly 31,000 properties approved by AAA achieve this prestigious distinction.

"The AAA Four Diamond Award reaffirms Hilton Palacio del Rio as a leading destination," said Robert Thrailkill, general manager, Hilton Palacio del Rio. "We are committed to offering an enhanced guest experience. This designation only compliments the appeal of our newly renovated hotel."

Continuing a 75-year tradition, AAA's professionally trained inspectors use published guidelines to conduct unannounced lodging and restaurant evaluations, assigning approved establishments a rating of one to five AAA Diamonds. A total of 4.8 percent of the lodging establishments throughout North America received the Four Diamond Rating. AAA rates more properties than any other rating entity and is the only rating system that covers the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. It is one of only two that conduct physical, on-site evaluations.

Media can access additional information about Hilton Palacio del Rio at www.hiltonglobalmediacenter.com/palaciodelrio.

Brian Getman
Hilton Palacio del Rio
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Caroline Buckley
Hilton Palacio del Rio
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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.

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