St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) September 01, 2012
Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis at Lumière Place has been awarded AAA Five Diamond status for the fifth consecutive year. This distinguished award is presented to less than one-half of one percent of the 60,000 AAA Diamond Rated lodgings and restaurants throughout the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Mexico.
According to the AAA Diamond Rating System, Five Diamond establishments reflect the characteristics of the ultimate in luxury and sophistication. Accommodations are first class, the physical attributes are extraordinary in every manner and the personalized services and amenities enhance an unmatched level of comfort.
“Providing the most luxurious accommodations possible is an essential part of the Four Seasons experience,” said Alper Oztok, General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis. “But having a magnificent building is not enough. We have built an exceptional team that offers extraordinary service to our hotel guests and we strive to exceed expectations in an environment that is both elegant and approachable. I simply couldn’t be more proud of our team or more thankful to AAA for recognizing this marvelous hotel.”
The Four Seasons Hotel, located at Lumière Place in downtown St. Louis, is the only Five Diamond property in Missouri. The hotel has also earned a spot on the prestigious Travel + Leisure “World’s Best” list, ranking number 19 among the top 50 hotels in the United States and Canada in the “large hotel” category, which rates hotels of 100 rooms or more.
“Alper and his team have built a world-class experience right here on the St. Louis riverfront and we are very proud AAA continues to honor our partner’s commitment to exceptional customer service, while maintaining an impeccable standard of excellence,” said Neil Walkoff, Senior Vice President over Lumière Place and its sister property River City Casino.
“Lumière Place is the ‘pulse of St. Louis’ and Four Seasons Hotel fits perfectly with our brand,” said Jeff Babinski, Vice President and General Manager of Lumière Place. “Besides offering exquisite service, on any given day, you can run into presidents, rock stars, athletes and celebrities. Like Lumière Place, it simply is the place ‘to see and be seen’.”
About Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis
Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis is Missouri’s only and St. Louis’ first AAA Five Diamond property. It contains 200 guest rooms, the upscale Cielo bar and restaurant, a full-service Spa and Salon, and a 25,000 square foot outdoor terrace that overlooks the Gateway Arch and downtown skyline. It is located in the Lumière Place development owned by Pinnacle Entertainment.
As the world’s leading operator of luxury hotels, Four Seasons has a growing corporate portfolio that includes 83 hotels in 31 countries. Their dedication to providing the world's finest guest experiences is made tangible by the awards received by Four Seasons hotels and resorts around the world – more than any other luxury hotel brand, year after year. Information on the company and the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis can be accessed through the corporate website at http://www.fourseasons.com, or visitors can follow us on Twitter @FSStLouis.
About Lumière Place
Lumière Place is an entertainment destination that features a 75,000-square-foot casino with 2,000 slot machines, more than 55 table games, and a dedicated poker room. The resort boasts several restaurants, including Stadium Sports Bar and Grill, Asia, Burger Bar, The Kitchen Buffet & Bistro and Peet’s Coffee & Tea. Nightlife attractions include the piano bar, Aqua, and the high-energy lounge, globar.
Lumière Place is connected to downtown by Lumière Link, a 400-foot tunnel featuring two sections of moving walkway. It provides an easy and secure pedestrian link between St. Louis’ central business district, the Lumière Place resort and the Mississippi Riverfront. Also located on the Lumière Place property are the luxurious Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis, the first and only AAA Five Diamond property in Missouri, and the all-suite HoteLumière, which features a four-story waterfall inside the atrium. To learn more about Lumiere Place, please visit http://www.lumiereplace.com, or follow us on Twitter @LumierePlace.