Waterford Hotel Group Properties Receive Four Diamond Recognition
06/20/2012

The Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa in Groton, CT, the hotel’s on-site steakhouse Octagon, along with the Marriott Hartford Downtown in Hartford, CT were all recently honored as recipients of prestigious AAA Four Diamond Award.

Online PR News – 20-June-2012 – Waterford, CT – The Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa in Groton, CT, the hotel’s on-site steakhouse Octagon, along with the Marriott Hartford Downtown in Hartford, CT were all recently honored as recipients of prestigious AAA Four Diamond Award. This was the 11th consecutive Four Diamond honor for the Mystic Marriott, 9th for Octagon, and 7th for the Marriott Hartford Downtown. All three properties, part of the Waterford Hotel Group portfolio, were presented with the Four Diamond awards during the 2012 Annual Connecticut Conference On Tourism, held on May 17 at Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford.

The AAA Diamond Rating Process is North America’s premier hotel rating program. The fundamental hallmarks at this level include an extensive array of amenities combined with a high degree of hospitality, service, and attention to detail.

“It is an incredible honor for our teams at the Mystic Marriott, Octagon and the Marriott Hartford Downtown to again be recognized for their hard work and dedication,” commented Rob Winchester, President and COO for Waterford Hotel Group. “To achieve and maintain this level of lodging hospitality and foodservice excellence is a significant accomplishment.”

About Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa
The Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa is located in the beautiful Mystic region of Coastal Connecticut. An architecturally stunning property with a resort feel, the Mystic Marriott welcomes business and leisure travelers alike. Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa, along with Octagon steakhouse, are AAA Four-Diamond rated facilities. The hotel consists of 285 rooms, including five luxurious suites, 25,000 square feet of meeting and pre-function space including two ballrooms, Octagon restaurant, a bar and lounge, a Starbuck’s Coffee Bar, a fitness center, and the region’s only Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa.

About Octagon
Located at the Mystic Marriott Hotel & Spa, the elegantly modern and sophisticated 142-seat award winning, AAA Four-Diamond Octagon restaurant specializes in the "Art of Steak" featuring an open flame exhibition grill as well as a large selection of innovative dishes, including fresh native seafood. The restaurant also features a dynamic, glass enclosed, temperature controlled wine room containing one of the region’s finest wine collections, and a progressive wine list arranged by flavor profile to pair perfectly with your meal.

About the Marriott Hartford Downtown
Located at the intersection of 200 Columbus Boulevard and Grove Street in downtown Hartford, the Marriott Hartford Downtown is the anchor for the Connecticut Convention Center and a key destination in the state’s 33-acre Adriaen’s Landing enterprise of retail, entertainment and cultural venues and attractions. The Marriott Hartford Downtown has redefined Hartford as a premier business and travel destination, and plays a significant role in the revitalization of Hartford.

About Waterford Hotel Group
Waterford Hotel Group has experience operating virtually every type of hotel property, including select service properties, all-suite hotels, conference centers, and large full service and resort properties. The company's approach to hotel development and operations is hands-on, and features frequent site visits and constant communication with customers and partners. Additionally, Waterford Hotel Group offers centralized accounting, financial reporting, strategic marketing, human resources, and day-to-day operations management systems to increase market share and profitability at all properties. For more information, visit the company's website at www.waterfordhotelgroup.com.

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