(CNN) — Once home to Pearl’s Brewhouse, a 19th-century building on the San Antonio waterfront now houses one of the city’s most elegant hotels.
Hotel Emma, built in 1894, has a beautiful lobby, stunning library, luxurious rooms and and rooftop pool.
The newest 10 members join an exclusive AAA/CAA Five Diamond club of just 121 hotels and 67 restaurants.
“Earning the AAA Five Diamond Rating is a point of great pride for the employees who make it all happen on a daily basis. Their seamless efforts provide guests with a highly personalized and memorable experience that often exceeds the expectations of even the most seasoned traveler,” says Michael Petrone, director, AAA Inspections & Diamond Ratings.
Among the newcomers are the only Five Diamond properties in their areas: Hotel Emma in San Antonio, Texas; The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston, Texas; and Rosewood San Miguel de Allende in the Mexican state of Guanajuato.
The Five Diamond restaurant winners are being announced on February 14.
The newest AAA Five Diamond hotels