Four and Five Diamond Properties for your Next Upscale Event
Virginia is home to three Five and 16 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
The Williamsburg Inn, with its 62 luxurious guest rooms, is the crown jewel of Colonial Williamsburg Hotels. The Inn newly expanded their outdoor spaces and redesigned 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
Virginia’s only AAA Four Diamond Condominium Golf Resort. Located on 2,900 acres along the historic James River, the resort features 425 guest rooms and condos, luxury cottages, 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.
The Cavalier, Virginia Beach
Following an extensive $75-million renovation, The Cavalier is a distinguished member of the Autograph Collection Hotels. Still brimming with history and stories, the iconic property boasts 85 opulent guest rooms, upscale amenities including a spa and bourbon distillery onsite, three unique restaurants including a refined tavern, beautiful saltwater pools, 4,767 of function space, meticulous grounds, a Beach Club and plenty of unexpected delights.
Glass Light Hotel & Gallery, Norfolk
Boutique hotel and glass art gallery in the heart of downtown Norfolk is a member of Marriott’s Autograph Collection. The building has been reimagined from its 1912 heritage and boasts 113 guest rooms and suites and locally sourced, seasonal cuisine in the restaurant and bar. Four intimate and inspiring event spaces accommodating 80 to 8 people.
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.
Salamander Resort and Spa, Middleburg
Set on 340 acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains amid Virginia’s famed horse country and lush vineyards, and just 30 minutes to the west of Washington Dulles International Airport, the resort features 168 luxurious rooms including 17 suites. In addition, guests can enjoy a 23,000-square-foot lavish spa, a full-service equestrian center with a 22-stall stable and practice ring, Virginia Piedmont-inspired dining, a dedicated cooking studio and a wine bar. The unique array of conference and banquet facilities offers a 4,500 square-foot ballroom within its 30,000 square-feet of event space.
More Northern Virginia properties
Middleton Inn, Washington
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 from aquaculture, art, kayaking, pickleball, spa and 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.
BLUE RIDGE HIGHLANDS REGION
The Martha Washington Inn and Spa, Abingdon
Originally built in 1862 and formerly a Civil War hospital and then a women’s college, this elegant hotel offers 63 guest rooms. The Spa at The Martha, as well as the saltwater pool and sundeck 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 elegant meeting atmosphere and flawless service.
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 has 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.
The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center, Roanoke
Built in 1882, this Tudor-style hotel is on the National Register of Historic Places and has been beautifully restored. It has 332 rooms and 19 suites. The Conference Center of Roanoke, on the hotel grounds, features 63,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and audio visual technology. The Hotel’s Regency Dining Room has been a Roanoke tradition since 1938, featuring old-time southern favorites, including their signature Peanut Soup, and new traditions. Hotel amenities include a complete exercise facility, sauna, outdoor pool and more.
CENTRAL VIRGINIA REGION
The Virginian, Lynchburg
A centerpiece of downtown Lynchburg since 1913, The Virginian has been restored to its grandeur and refreshed with modern amenities. The Virginian provides 115 upscale guest rooms and 8,000 square feet of stylish event space including an elegant 1900’s ballroom with sunning staircase.
Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center, Glen Allen
This full-service upscale property features 183 luxurious guest rooms, 28,000 square feet of meeting space, two restaurants, outdoor pool and hot tub. It’s a member of the Tapestry Collection by Hilton. The Crossings Golf Club, an 18-hole, Joe Lee designed championship golf course is next door. 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, restaurant, a wide variety of world class recreational activities, spa and 22,000 square feet of event space.