• The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas Earns AAA Five Diamonds

    POSTED February 23, 2018

The U.S. News & World Report magazine released its Best Hotel Rankings for 2018 and The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas was named #1 hotel in Dallas and in Texas overall. The highly-respected organization ranked more than 24,000 hotels across the USA, Mexico, Canada, Bermuda, and Europe.

“We are thrilled and honored to be part of this remarkable group,” said Roger Ponce, general manager for The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas. “The award is a testament to the inspiring service commitment exhibited by all of our ladies and gentlemen. We look forward to sharing further great news about this hotel and team throughout 2018.”

The U.S. News & World Report identifies the best luxury hotels based on the aggregate opinion of published travel experts and on overall customer satisfaction. Guests of The Ritz-Carlton have said that “the rooms alone are worth The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas’ high price tag”. In addition, the hotel’s adjoining Fearing’s Restaurant, noted that “visitors said that the eatery deserves its numerous accolades thanks to its gourmet American cuisine.” The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas was announced as the recipient of a 2018 AAA Five Diamond ranking. As well as The Ritz-Carlton is the only AAA Five Diamond hotel in the Dallas/ Forth Worth area and in Texas overall.

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