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Bellasera Receives Prestigious AAA Four Diamond Rating

SunStream Hotels & Resorts proudly
announces its newest resort, Bellasera, recently received the American
Automotive Association’s (AAA) coveted Four Diamond rating. The resort,
which opened its doors December 2003, is one of only five resorts in
Naples to receive the recognition.
Bellasera joins an elite group of hotels and resorts across North America
by receiving this honor. Each year more than 35,000 properties are rated
while only five percent qualify to receive Four Diamond status. “The AAA
Four Diamond rating is one of the hospitality industry’s most prestigious
awards,” notes Mary Anne Monsrud, vice-president at SunStream Hotels &
Resorts. “Having achieved this distinction after only four months of
service proves that our staff is dedicated to providing the finest in
customer service, in an atmosphere of first-class amenities.”

The AAA Four Diamond evaluation process consists of three parts: AAA
Diamond Rating requirements; objective physical attributes and service
levels; and subjective professional experience and training elements.
Other areas of evaluation include exterior inspection, overnight interior
inspection and a general manager interview. The management, staff,
housekeeping, grounds, guest service, room ambiance and amenities are also
reviewed. All evaluations are conducted by certified AAA inspectors and
are done on an unannounced basis.

Inspired by the villas of Tuscany, Bellasera features 100 units, ranging
from studios to one, two and even three-bedroom suites. Each suite
features a full-sized kitchen complete with all appliances and dishware,
while spacious living and dining areas provide relaxation for a single
visitor or an entire family. Also onsite is Naples’ newest hot spot, Zizi.
This Mediterranean restaurant offers an eclectic menu with monthly themed
dinners paired to seasonal offerings.

Bellasera is located in the heart of Naples’ tourist district at 221 Ninth
St. South, just off historic Fifth Avenue South. The property combines
Southern hospitality and a Mediterranean flair with the amenities of home,
resulting in an experience previously unavailable in Southwest Florida. To
make reservations at Bellasera, call 888/612-1115 or visit . To receive information on other
SunStream properties, visit .

Headquartered in Fort Myers Beach, Fla., SunStream Hotels & Resorts is
respected throughout Southwest Florida as one of the premier property
management and hospitality specialists. Founded in 1986, SunStream manages
a number of properties in the Naples and Fort Myers Beach area. Among them
are Bellasera Resort, GreenLinks Golf Resort, Park Shore Resort,
DiamondHead Beach Resort, GullWing Beach Resort, the Pointe Estero Beach
Resort and Santa Maria Harbour Resort.


As North America’s largest motoring and leisure travel organization, AAA
provides 45.7 million members with travel, insurance, financial and
automotive-related services. Since its founding in 1902, the
not-for-profit, fully tax-paying organization has been a leader and
advocate for the safety and security of all travelers.