Rainbow Courts earns ‘certificate of excellence’

TripAdvisor highlights venue for second time

For the second time in six months, a Rockdale motel has been recognized by a popular travel site as one of the best places in the United States to stay.

Rainbow Courts has been awarded a 2013 Certificate of Excellence winner by TripAdvisor.

The prestigious award, which places Rainbow Couts in the top-performing 10 percent of all businesses worldwide on TripAdvisor, is given to businesses that consistenly earn high ratings from TripAdvisor travelers.

TripAdvisor is the world’s largest travel website with TripAdvisor’s Traveler’s Choice awards based on millions of reviews and opinions from travelers throughout the world.

In January, Rainbow Courts was named No. 22 in the country for bargains in TripAdvisor’s 2013 Travelers’ Choice Hotel Awards, recognizing top properties around the world.

LOCAL HISTORY—Rainbow Courts is a historic property that has been owned by members of the Bullock family for decades. The original owner was Monroe Bullock, who was later joined by his brother Ira Benjamin Bullock. The property was passed to Marjorie Bullock, and in keeping with family tradition, was purchased by her daughter Joan and her husband Dan Ratliff in the 1992.

The Ratlif fs have worked to retain the historic feel, updating rooms with modern amenities while decorating each room with antiques and historic furnishings. Each Rockdale hotel room, suite and cottage has been lovingly renovated with the needs of vacationers and business travelers in mind.

The Ratliffs were informed of the designation from TripAdvisor via email.


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