FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MARTIN CORYELL HOUSE B&B EARNS 2004 AAA THREE DIAMOND AWARD®
Lambertville, NJ, April, 2004 - Lambertville, New Jersey's Martin Coryell House Bed & Breakfast has been awarded the prestigious AAA Three Diamond rating for the year 2004, proprietor Mary Freedman announced today.
"AAA Three Diamond Award winners such as the Martin Coryell House know the language of quality as they consistently deliver excellent experiences, complete with quality personal service, amenities, and lovely surroundings," said Irene Maslowski, the B&B's Public Relations Director.
The Martin Coryell House joins a select group of AAA Three Diamond B&B winners. There are 31,000 AAA Rated® lodgings and 18,700 restaurants in North America.
The Three Diamond symbol will be included in each property's and restaurant's listing in the 2004 AAA New Jersey and Pennsylvania TourBook® guide and on aaa.com. AAA's more than 46 million members depend on TourBook guides to assist them with their travel-related decisions. An establishment's diamond rating is often the deciding factor when members choose a lodging or restaurant.
More than 65 AAA/CAA tourism editors visit over 70,000 lodgings, campgrounds, restaurants, and attractions each year throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Tourism editors conduct unannounced evaluations of lodgings and restaurants, scrutinizing such areas as cleanliness, ambiance, amenities, and service.
AAA has included lodging information in its travel publications since the early 1900s. The association began rating hotels and other accommodations in 1963, adopting the current rating systems in 1977 in celebration of AAA's 75th anniversary. Evaluations and Diamond ratings of restaurants began in 1986.
Martin Coryell House Profile
The beautifully restored and professionally decorated Martin Coryell House provides a tranquil retreat within easy walking distance of Lambertville's charming shops, galleries, restaurants and river views. Combining the comforts of home with the luxuries of a fine hotel, the inn's six elegantly appointed guest accommodations (including three suites) feature queen featherbeds, plush carpets, antique furnishings, electric fireplaces, air conditioning and en suite baths - some with Jacuzzis and dual showerheads. Suites have spacious sitting areas with desks and sofas.
The B&B's rooms are named for various Coryells - descendents of one of the town's founders and owners of this red brick Federal-style mansion for nearly a century. The 19th-century home now boasts such 21st-century amenities as in-room phones, cable tv and free high-speed Internet access with fax service available upon request. Business guests also can arrange to use small meeting spaces.
On weekends, hosts Mary and Rich Freedman serve up "scrumptious" breakfasts - individual souffles, stuffed peach French toast, blueberry cornmeal muffins and other specialties. (Expanded continental breakfasts are available weekdays.) The couple's warm hospitality makes recreational and business guests feel at home seven days a week, year round.