Tampa's Epicurean Hotel receives AAA Four-Diamond Award

1:40 PM, Mar 4, 2014   |    comments
  • Share
  • Print
  • - A A A +

Photo Gallery: Sneak Peek of Tampa's Epicurean Hotel
Epicurean Hotel Awakening Party



Tampa, Florida -- The newly-opened Epicurean Hotel, located in Tampa's Hyde Park neighborhood, has received the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Rating.

The hotel, developed in collaboration with Mainsail Lodging & Development and the legendary Bern's Steak House, is the first newly constructed hotel property in the United States to join the prestigious Autograph Collection of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR).

RELATED: Sneak peek of Tampa's Epicurean Hotel

It is also now among the select group of just six hotel properties in Tampa to hold the AAA Four Diamond Rating.

"We knew we had something special here in the Epicurean Hotel and are very proud to see that affirmed with the AAA Four Diamond Rating," said Tom Haines, general manager. "I am truly honored to lead the dedicated and loyal team that has worked tirelessly throughout the opening process to earn this outstanding award." 

According to AAA, the fundamental hallmarks at this rating level include an extensive array of amenities combined with a high degree of hospitality, service, and attention to detail.

The food-focused Epicurean Hotel features a state-of-the-art culinary classroom known as the Epicurean Theatre; Élevage, a restaurant where classic recipes are re-imagined; Edge Social Drinkery rooftop bar; Chocolate Pi pâtisserie; Bern's Fine Wines & Spirits wine shop; Evangeline full-service spa; and 5,200-square feet of flexible event space.

SEE ALSO: High-end Epicurean Hotel to have rooftop bar, theatre

You may also like...

Beach Treasure: Lost wedding ring found 8 months later

Nudist Lawsuit: Blind woman sues for having service dog refused

Reptile Invasion: Exotic "tegu lizards" taking over Tampa Bay

Dream Date: High schooler taking NFL cheerleader to the prom

Underwater Secret: Hidden caves beneath Weeki Wachee

Send in the Clowns: Clown shortage threatens the nation

Sasquatch on Tour: "Dead Bigfoot" on display in Texas

Eat Up: Yoga mat chemical found in hundreds of store foods

#ShortYellows: Florida quietly shortened yellow lights

Kittens shot: Officer shoots kittens in front of children

Popular photo galleries:

Faces of Meth: Devastating before and after photos of meth abusers

Trayvon Martin Shooting: Trayvon Martin crime scene photos and George Zimmerman injury photos 

Hooters Winners: Winners of the 2013 Hooters swimsuit pageant

Rejected: Funny Florida license plates rejected by the DMV***warning graphic***

Deadly sinkhole: Home collapses, man dies in giant sinkhole

Popular Databases:

Florida Sex Offenders: Look up sex offenders in any Florida neighborhood here

Restaurant Inspections: Look up inspection reports for any Florida restaurant here

Most Watched Videos