Only 6.3 percent of more than 27,000 AAA Inspected & Approved hotels receive the prestigious Four Diamond Horating. 


Colorado Springs, CO – October 28, 2019 – The Lodge at Flying Horse has received the coveted AAA Four Diamond hotel designation. This is the first time The Lodge at Flying Horse has attained this prestigious rating.“We are honored to be recognized as a AAA Four Diamond hotel,” said Wendy McHenry, General Manager.  “At Flying Horse, we are committed to exceeding guest expectations and providing a premier travel experience. This rating acknowledges the hard work and dedication of our hospitality staff.”

Hotels at this level are committed to providing every guest with a high degree of hospitality, with attentive service in upscale surroundings, according to AAA. Four Diamond Rated properties typically offer an extensive array of amenities and guest services.

The Lodge at Flying Horse is part of a select group of establishments within North America. Currently, just 1,722 hotels hold the AAA Four Diamond Rating.

“AAA is pleased to recognize The Lodge at Flying Horse as a Four Diamond hotel,” said Michael Petrone, director of AAA Inspections & Diamond Ratings. “These establishments dedicate a significant amount of attention to detail that helps ensure a consistent and memorable guest experience. To uphold the exceptionally high standards required on a daily basis to attain this rating is an outstanding achievement.”

In celebration of this prestigious award, The Lodge at Flying Horse is offering a limited-time special of $169/night. To secure the special rate, please visit The Lodge website at and enter the promo code “DIAMOND” when booking your stay or call The Lodge guest reservation line at 844-768-2684 and mention AAA Four Diamond.

About AAA Inspections
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Travelers can find Diamond Rated establishments and inspector insight in AAA’s trip planning products: the AAA Mobile app, the online AAA Travel Guides and Travel Planner and the AAA TourBook guides available to members at AAA offices.

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About The Lodge at Flying Horse
Located in the luxurious and award-winning Flying Horse resort community, The Lodge at Flying Horse has quickly become one of Colorado’s most desirable hotel destinations for business and leisure travelers. The hotel opened in the fall of 2015 offering 48 lodge hotel rooms and four (4) individual two-bedroom villa suites. The Lodge has since been recognized as a AAA Four Diamond hotel and The Steakhouse is a two-time recipient (2018 & 2019) of Wine Spectator Magazine’s Award of Excellence. To learn more about The Lodge at Flying Horse, visit