2015 marks the 79th year the American Automobile Association (AAA) published a list of the greatest hotels and restaurants across the country.

The AAA ranks businesses via the diamond rating system on a one-to-five scale. In Oregon, 15 hotels and one restaurant are rated four diamonds — a rating that indicates exceptional luxuries and customer service.

The following businesses achieved AAA’s four diamond rating (with the year they were first awarded):

Bend: The Oxford Hotel (2010)

Cannon Beach: Stephanie Inn (1995)

Depoe Bay: Whale Cove Inn (2011)

Eugene: Inn at the 5th (2012)

Gold Beach: Tu Tu’ Tun Lodge (1976)

Newberg: The Allison Inn & Spa (2010); The Painted Lady Restaurant (2011)

Portland: Hotel Monaco Portland (1997); Hotel Vintage Plaza (2001), RiverPlace Hotel (1986); Sentinel (formerly the Governor Hotel) (2001); the Heathman Hotel (1985); the Nines (2009); the Westin Portland (2000)

Sisters: FivePine Lodge & Spa (2011)

Sunriver: Sunriver Resort (1999)

A total of 2,417 businesses across the nation have achieved a four- or five-diamond rating.

Hana is currently pursuing an undergraduate English degree with a Spanish minor at Concordia University Portland. She loves creative writing and reading children's books and someday hopes to publish her own. Favorite hobbies include cooking, cleaning, eating ice cream, and singing Disney princess songs.