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Mount Airy Casino Resort Earns 2017 AAA Four Diamond Award® Designation For Seventh Consecutive Year

Mount Airy Casino Resort Is Pennsylvania's First Casino Resort to be Ranked a Four Diamond Property

  • 9 June 2017
  • Author: Visit Poconos
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MOUNT POCONO, Pa., For the seventh consecutive year, Mount Airy Casino Resort, a destination offering incomparable casino gaming, picturesque settings, lavish ambiance, exceptional fine dining, luxury accommodations, outdoor activities and unrivalled amenities, has been awarded the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Rating. Mount Airy Casino Resort was the first casino resort in Pennsylvania to have received this prominent award.

The AAA Four Diamond Rating is assigned to lodgings that feature an extensive array of amenities combined with a high degree of hospitality, service, and attention to detail. Restaurants at this level offer a distinctive fine-dining experience marked by high quality ingredients, creative presentation, and attentive service. Fewer than 4 percent of nearly 59,000 AAA Approved hotels and restaurants receive this prestigious rating.

MOUNT AIRY CASINO RESORT EARNS 2017 AAA FOUR DIAMOND AWARD® DESIGNATION FOR SEVENTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR Pictured left to right: Glenn Smith, Vincent Jordan, Matthew Magda, Lisa DeNaples, John Culetsu, and Nina Waskevich.

MOUNT AIRY CASINO RESORT EARNS 2017 AAA FOUR DIAMOND AWARD® DESIGNATION FOR SEVENTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR Pictured left to right: Glenn Smith, Vincent Jordan, Matthew Magda, Lisa DeNaples, John Culetsu, and Nina Waskevich.

Hotels at this level employ experienced, highly qualified staff to provide the custom service luxury hotel guests expect, according to AAA. These establishments deliver unmatched guest comfort with luxurious accommodations, extraordinary facilities and many personalized amenities. Mount Airy Casino Resort is part of a select group of hotels and restaurants in North America. Just 1,615 hotels and 665 restaurants made the AAA Four Diamond lists for 2017.

"It is such an honor to have achieved this award for the seventh consecutive year," stated John Culetsu, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Mount Airy Casino Resort. "We remain committed to providing the highest quality of dining, gaming and luxury accommodations to our guests, and this award highlights that commitment and the work that we have done and will continue to do," he added.

"AAA is pleased to recognize Mount Airy Casino Resort for earning the Four Diamond Rating," said Michael Petrone, director, AAA Inspections and Diamond Ratings. "To maintain the exceptional standards required for this rating on a daily basis is an outstanding achievement. AAA Four Diamond establishments are attentive to guests needs and consistently deliver memorable travel and dining experiences," he added. "These establishments consistently exceed the expectations of the most discriminating traveler – the AAA inspector. We are proud to have these dedicated businesses in our region," he concluded.


For more than 80 years, AAA has used professional inspectors to conduct anonymous, in-person property evaluations. AAA offers the only rating system using comprehensive, on-site professional hotel and restaurant evaluations using published guidelines weighted by member priorities. With a far greater inventory than any other rating entity, AAA's rating system covers the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.

Travelers can find Diamond Rated establishments and inspector insight in AAA's trip planning products: the AAA Mobile app, the online TripTik Travel Planner mapping and routing tool, searchable online AAA Travel Guides and AAA TourBook guides available to members at AAA offices.

As North America's largest motoring and leisure travel organization, AAA provides more than 57 million members with travel, insurance, financial and automotive-related services. Since its founding in 1902, the not-for-profit, fully tax-paying AAA has been a leader and advocate for the safety and security of all travelers. Motorists can map a route, identify gas prices, find discounts, book a hotel and access AAA roadside assistance with the AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. Learn more at AAA clubs can be visited on the Internet at


Mount Airy Casino Resort – Pennsylvania's first AAA Four Diamond-rated casino, boasts the ultimate gaming experience with over 1,800 slot machines and 80 table games against the backdrop of Pennsylvania's picturesque Pocono Mountains. Luxury hotel rooms and suites serve every need while guests discover a variety of signature restaurant options, including the recently opened Guy Fieri's Mt. Pocono Kitchen and Bistecca by Il Mulino. This all-encompassing, full service resort destination for outdoor enthusiasts and gaming enthusiasts alike features an award- winning, lakefront 18-hole golf course; a 16,000 square foot spa, salon and exercise facility; a $5 million, luxury, indoor/outdoor pool and entertainment complex – aptly called Get Wet; an outdoor summer stage that hosts summer concert series; headline entertainment at Gypsies Nightclub and bar; banquet and conference center. Mount Airy Casino Resort, located in Mount Pocono, Pa., is less than 90 minutes from Philadelphia, New York City and northern New Jersey. For reservations, call 1-877-682-4791 or visit

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