Hotel Award Charts

This page will be continually updated as award programs change.

Accor

2,000 points is worth 40 EUR toward a hotel stay.

Best Western Rewards

8 Award Levels from 8,000 to 36,000 points.

Award Level Points Required Award Level Points Required
1 8000 5 24000
2 12000 6 28000
3 16000 7 32000
4 20000 8 36000

Choice Privileges

Award Levels from 6,000 to 75,000 points.

Award Level Points Required Award Level Points Required
1 6000 6 20000
2 8000 7 25000
3 10000 8 30000
4 12000 9 35000
5 16000 10* 40000-75000

*Some hotels in Australia have additional redemption levels, up to 75,000 points.

Choice Hotels also has Points + Cash rates for all rooms that normally cost more than 10,000 points:

Award Level Points Required Award Level Points Required
1 N/A 6 8000 + $90
2 N/A 7 8000 + $127
3 8000 + $15 8 8000 + $165
4 8000 + $30 9 8000 + $202
5 8000 + $60 10 8000 + >= $240

Esssentially, you are purchasing the points that are required beyond 8000 for .75 cents each.

Club Carlson Goldpoints

7 categories from 9,000 to 70,000 points for standard rooms. Premium rooms (usually suites or all-inclusive packages) cost 1.5 times the points listed.

Award Level Points Required Award Level Points Required
1 9000 5 44000
2 15000 6 50000
3 28000 7 70000
4 38000

You can click the individual award category numbers above to search by award level.

Club Carlson inconsistently offers Points and Cash reward availability at various properties.

Holders of the Club Carlson Personal or Business Visa card get the last night free on all award redemption stays of more than 1 night until May 31st.

Fairmont effectively has two programs to earn free nights. Their elite status program is the first, which earns a free night at any property after 10 stays or 30 nights (Platinum status) in a calendar year, plus threshold bonuses thereafter for additional nights. The second is only for holders of the Chase Fairmont credit card; points can only be earned via spending on the card, and can be redeemed as follows:

Category Points Required
1 25000
2 35000
3 45000
4 65000

It costs 5,000 extra points for a Junior Suite and 10,000 extra points for a Fairmont Gold Suite on top of the values above.

Hilton HHonors

In addition to a whopping 10 award levels, Hilton also has seasonal pricing adjustments.

Award Level Points Required Award Level Points Required
5000 30000-50000
10000 30000-60000
20000 40000-70000
20000-30000 50000-85000
30000-40000 70000-95000

You can click the individual award category numbers above to search by award level and country, or find a full list of Hilton hotels and their category here .

Hilton also offers points and cash redemptions, which are hit or miss depending on property, category, and time of year.

Hilton Silver, Gold, and Diamond members receive a 5th night free when booking a 4-night reward points stay.

Hyatt Gold Passport

Hyatt currently has 7 award levels ranging from 5,000 to 30,000 points for a standard room.

Award Level Points Required Award Level Points Required
1 5000 5 20000
2 8000 6 25000
3 12000 7 30000
4 15000

Hyatt also offers points and cash redemptions depending on category:

Award Level Points + Cash Required Award Level Points + Cash Required
1 2500 + $50 5 10000 + $125
2 4000 + $55 6 12500 + $150
3 6000 + $75 7 15000 + $300
4 7500 + $100

Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG)

IHG has 9 Award Levels and start at 10,000 points.

Award Level Points Required Award Level Points Required
1 10000 6 35000
2 15000 7 40000
3 20000 8 45000
4 25000 9 50000
5 30000

IHG also offers points and cash redemptions, which effectively allows you to buy IHG points at 0.7 cents each.

Drew at TravelIsFree made a cool map of IHG properties by category , which may help you in searching for redemptions.

Kimpton

Free stays are earned after 7 stays or 20 nights and can be redeemed at any participating property.

La Quinta

Award Level Points Required Award Level Points Required
1 6000 4 15000
2 8000 5 18000
3 11000 6 24000

Marriott/Ritz Carlton

Marriott Rewards has 9 Award levels ranging from 7,500 to 45,000 points.

Award Level Points Required Award Level Points Required
1 7500 6 30000
2 10000 7 35000
3 15000 8 40000
4 20000 9 45000
5 25000

Marriott Rewards members get a 5th night free on a 4 night award redemption.

Omni Select Guest

A free night is earned at any participating Omni hotel after 20 nights.

Starwood

Starwood has 7 categories from 2,000 to 35,000 points. Weekend bookings at category 1 and 2 properties receive a 1,000 point discount.

Award Level Points Required Award Level Points Required
1 3000 5 12000 to 16000
2 4000 6 20000 to 25000
3 7000 7 30000 to 35000
4 10000

Starwood also offers points and cash redemptions depending on category:

Award Level Points + Cash Required Award Level Points + Cash Required
1 1500 + $30 5 6000 + $110
2 2000 + $35 6 10000 + $180
3 3500 + $55 7 15000 + $275
4 5000 + $75

Some properties have peak seasons or nonstandard rooms and could be up to 140,000 points per night; a full list can be found in the fine print here .

Starwood members receive a free 5th night when redeeming a 4-night pure points stay.

Wyndham has one award tier: all hotels cost 15,000 points.