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Update: The Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve credit card offer in this post is no longer available, but check Hot Deals for the latest offers!
And that includes their very expensive luxury hotel brands in Europe!
And currently there is a limited-time $100 statement credit for your 1st Hilton stay by making charges to your room, like hotel restaurants and spa treatments!
So here are 5 European hotels where you could make the most of your weekend night certificates! This is NOT a comprehensive or best-of list, but it might spark your imagination!
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What’s the Deal?
But for a limited time, you’ll also get a $100 statement credit when you spend $100 or more on your 1st stay at a Hilton hotel within the 1st 3 months of opening your account. That’s a great deal!
Note: If you’ve opened or closed a Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve card in the past 18 months, you won’t get the 2 weekend night sign-up bonus or statement credit.
And don’t forget, the card gets you Gold Elite status, which can save you money with free breakfast!
5 Excellent Hilton Hotels in Europe Where You Can Stay With Your Certificates
1. Amsterdam: Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam
It’s a Hilton category 10 (top tier) hotel and normally costs 95,000 Hilton points per night. I checked the price of a paid stay in August, and you’d pay 425 euros a night, or ~$458.
So by using your 2 weekend night certificates, you’d get a 2-night stay valued at ~$916!
If you prefer spring travel, you might consider a trip during the Keukenhof Flower Show, which runs from March until May. It’s been called the most beautiful spring garden in the world.
2. London: London Hilton on Park Lane
London is 1 of my favorite cities, because that’s where Emily accepted my marriage proposal! And the London Hilton on Park Lane is in a great location – within walking distance of Buckingham Palace and Hyde Park.
This hotel costs 80,000 Hilton points a night in May. And a paid room costs 489 British pounds, or ~$730!
By using 2 weekend night certificates, you’ll get a stay worth ~$1,460!
3. Munich: Hilton Munich City
Link: Hilton Munich City
Hotels in Munich are very expensive during this time. It’s a Hilton category 8 hotel, and normally costs 70,000 Hilton points per night in peak season.
A paid night on a September weekend during Oktoberfest costs 389 euros, or ~$419.
That’s a fantastic deal!
4. Paris: Hilton Paris Opera
Link: Hilton Paris Opera
Emily and I are fond of Paris, because we stayed there for our honeymoon at the Park Hyatt Paris Vendome. But the Hilton Paris Opera is also an excellent hotel and just a short walk down the road. It’s a Hilton category 9 hotel.
A room here in August costs 80,000 Hilton points. Or you could pay 299 euros a night, or ~$322.
In this case, you’ll get ~$644 worth of hotel nights from your 2 weekend night certificates!
5. Rome: Waldorf Astoria Rome Cavalieri
Emily and I used Hilton points to stay at the Waldorf Astoria Rome Cavalieri when we traveled to Europe 2 years ago. We were impressed with the decor and the excellent pool & spa. Although it’s a bit far from the major tourist attractions!
At this Hilton category 9 hotel, you’ll pay 80,000 Hilton points per night.
A paid stay here in July costs 339 euros per night, or $365.
So by using the 2 weekend night certificates, you’d get a stay worth ~$730!
Another Hilton hotel in Italy Emily and I enjoyed was the Hilton Molino Stucky in Venice. I know I said I’d limit it to 5 but I couldn’t resist! It’s located right on the water (so you have to take a water taxi to get to the main part of Venice!).
How Do You Use the Hilton Weekend Night Certificates?
You’ll earn the 2 weekend night certificates after you spend $2,500 in the 1st 4 months of opening your Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve account.
Hilton will email you the certificates within 6 to 8 weeks of meeting the minimum spending requirement. But to book a room, you have to call Hilton at 800-446-6677.
There are a few other details to remember:
- The certificates are valid for 12 months from the date they’re issued
- They can only be used for Friday, Saturday, or Sunday night stays
- Only the primary cardholder can use the certificates
- The room rate and taxes are included, but gratuities, incidental charges, and resort fees are NOT (although some folks report certain hotels will waive the resort fee!)
- You can only book a standard room (not a premium room or suite) with these certificates
And if you accidentally delete the email (or don’t receive it), don’t worry – the certificates should still show up in your Hilton account when you call them!
Note: You’ll only get the $100 statement credit if you spend at least $100 on your 1st Hilton stay within 3 months of opening your account.
There are plenty of ways to make the most of your 2 weekend night certificates from the Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve card. And you’ll usually get a great value by using them at expensive European hotels!
Which European Hilton hotels would you add to the list?