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Several local hotels, restaurants receive AAA Diamond Awards

Eight Las Vegas-area hotels and four restaurants were winners of the AAA Five Diamond Award for 2013, and 21 local hotels and 27 restaurants were winners of the AAA Four Diamond Award, the organization announced Friday.

The Five Diamond hotels and restaurants all are repeat winners. The hotels are Aria, Aria Sky Suites, Bellagio, Four Seasons, Mandarin Oriental, Skylofts at MGM Grand, the Palazzo and the Venetian. The Five Diamond restaurants are Joel Robuchon at MGM Grand, Le Cirque and Picasso at Bellagio and Restaurant Guy Savoy at Caesars Palace.

The Four Diamond hotels all are repeat winners. They are Green Valley Ranch, M Resort, Ravella and the Westin Lake Las Vegas in Henderson, the Aliante in North Las Vegas and Caesars Palace, The Golden Nugget, the J.W. Marriott, Mandalay Bay, MGM Grand, the Monte Carlo, the Palms, Red Rock Resort, the Renaissance, the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, The Hotel at Mandalay Bay, the Mirage, the Signature at MGM Grand, Treasure Island, Trump International and Vdara.

The only new winner on the Four Diamond restaurant list is Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich’s B&B Ristorante at The Venetian. Repeat winners are Marssa at the Westin in Henderson; Alize at the Palms; Andre’s at the Monte Carlo; Aureole, Mix and Stripsteak at Mandalay Bay; Bartolotta Ristorante di Mare, S.W. Steakhouse, The Country Club and Wing Lei at Wynn Las Vegas; Botero at Encore; Carnevino and Cut at the Palazzo; Craftsteak, L’Atelier Joel Robuchon, Nobhill Tavern, Pearl, Seablue and Shibuya at MGM Grand; Eiffel Tower at Paris Las Vegas; Jasmine, Michael Mina, Prime and Sensi at Bellagio; Michael’s at the Southpoint; and Sage at Aria.

Contact reporter Heidi Knapp Rinella at hrinella@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0474.

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