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SUPERIOR DELUXE: An exclusive, expensive luxury hotel offering the highest standards of accommodations and facilities and providing almost any level of personal service - Guest and public rooms are elegant and luxurious, service is impeccable - A prestige address -Establishments in this category are among the world's top hotels.

DELUXE: An outstanding, expensive, luxury property offering many of the same features as a Superior Deluxe and in many instances may be just as satisfactory -There may be fewer personalized amenities or services -May cater to a more diverse, trend setting clientele.

MODERATE DELUXE: Basically a Deluxe hotel, but frequently more heavily marketed to business clients or groups - Expect outstanding accommodations and public rooms - May not be as intimate or exclusive or may have less emphasis on atmosphere or personal service.

SUPERIOR FIRST CLASS: An above average First Class hotel with some outstanding features and a broad range of services - May have a special focus on design, style and amenities - Guest rooms and public areas are tastefully furnished and very comfortable striving to meet the needs of business and leisure guests.

FIRST CLASS: This is the full service hotel standard -- A dependable, well-maintained hotel with comfortable accommodations and public areas - Usually provides a full range of services, amenities and facilities - May have superior executive level or wing.

LIMITED-SERVICE FIRST CLASS: A property offering full first-class comfortable, quality accommodations, but limited public areas, dining and facilities - Usually moderate in size - Some may use a residential scale and architecture, others may feature a unique atmosphere or design - Many offer complimentary breakfast or evening drinks in the lobby or in an informal restaurant,

MODERATE FIRST CLASS: Essentially a First Class establishment with comfortable but sometimes simple accomodations - Public areas may be limited - Some first class features may be lacking, but generally provides all the essentials a guest requires.

SUPERIOR TOURIST CLASS: Primarily a mid-market economy hotel - Accommodations are well kept and functional, some with charming or intimate features - Many with in-room amenities designed for business travelers - Usually public rooms and facilities are limited.

TOURIST CLASS: A property for the budget traveler providing basic room amenities, but few services - May have some facilities or features of Superior Tourist Class - Accommodations may be standardized - Often in locations convenient to highways, business or airports.

MODERATE TOURIST CLASS: A budget property with a no frills approach, providing basic accommodations for the traveler.