3 hotels, 1 restaurant in Colorado get AAA 5 Diamond Rating

DENVER - AAA said three hotels and one restaurant in Colorado have earned a Five Diamond Rating.

The honor was given to the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, The Little Nell Hotel in Aspen, the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Denver and the Penrose Room restaurant at the Broadmoor.

The Broadmoor has earned the Five Diamond Rating for 38 consecutive years - since 1976 when AAA first introduced the Diamond Ratings for accommodations. AAA said the Broadmoor is the only hotel in North America to achieve this accomplishment.

Thirty-five hotels and 22 restaurants in Colorado have earned Four Diamond status.

The newest hotel added to that list is the Mining Exchange Hotel in Colorado Springs. The newest restaurant in Colorado added to the Four Diamond list is Element 47 in Aspen.