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5 Luxurious Hyatt Hotels in Asia & Australia

5 Luxurious Hyatt Hotels in Asia & Australia

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There are so many beautiful Hyatt hotels in Asia and Australia, it was hard to pick just five.  You’ll have lots of fantastic options to choose from for a vacation to this part of the world!

The sign-up bonus on the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card card has increased to 50,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points after completing the minimum spending requirements.  

And you can transfer them to Hyatt hotels to redeem for award nights in Asia and Australia worth over ~$1,000, including some of Hyatt’s top hotel brands!

5 Luxurious Hyatt Hotels In Asia Australia
Redeem Your Points for Award Stays in India, China, Japan, or Australia, Including Fancy Park Hyatt and Grand Hyatt Hotels Like the Park Hyatt Goa!

Remember, you still get 2 free nights at ANY Hyatt hotel when you sign-up for the Chase Hyatt card after meeting the minimum spending requirements.

I’ll show you 5 great hotels to experience with your Hyatt points in Asia and Australia!

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Here are all the ways to earn Hyatt points.

You can transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards points to Hyatt at a 1:1 ratio if you have the Chase Sapphire Preferred, Chase Ink Plus, or (no longer offered) Chase Ink Bold card.

If you have the Chase Freedom or Chase Ink Cash cards, you can combine your points and transfer them to Hyatt as long as you have 1 of the other cards!

And the Chase Freedom has rotating 5X points categories that include everyday purchases at department stores or dining out.  And through December 31, 2015, you can earn up to 15,000 bonus Chase Ultimate Rewards points shopping at Amazon.

Here’s my review of the Chase Sapphire Preferred.  It’s the #1 card I recommend for folks to new to our miles & points hobby.  And here’s why Chase Ultimate Rewards points are my favorite type of points!

The bonus of 50,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points is nearly enough for 2 to 4 award nights at Hyatt’s top hotels (easily worth $1,000 or more)!

Another way to stay at these top Hyatt hotels is to use the 2 free night certificates that come with the Chase Hyatt card.

5 Luxurious Hyatt Hotels in Asia and Australia That Make Great Award Stays

Hyatt hotels include AndazGrand HyattHyatt, Hyatt CentricHyatt PlaceHyatt RegencyHyatt ResortsHyatt House, and Park Hyatt brand hotels.

I use Hotel Hustle to find hotels because it shows you how many points you’ll need for your specific travel dates, and if award nights are available!

AwardMapper is another handy tool.

I’ve personally stayed at 3 of these 5 hotels, but the other 2 are on my list!  Let me know if you’ve had an experience with any of them!

Note:  The prices in these examples are based on travel in April 2016.

1.   Park Hyatt Goa Resort and Spa

Emily and I had a great time relaxing at the 5-star Park Hyatt Goa Resort and Spa in India.  And folks on TripAdvisor like the beach, views, and ambiance of this hotel, too!

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Enjoy 1 of the Largest Swimming Pools in India, or Relax on the Arabian Sea at the Park Hyatt Goa

Rates here start at ~$172 with taxes or 15,000 Hyatt points per night.

There are several restaurants to enjoy, including a few with Indian cuisine (the spicier the better!).  And there’s Camp Hyatt with lots of activities for the kids.

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Explore 45 Acres of Beautiful Lagoons and Tropical Scenery. And Don’t Forget to Try the Delicious Local Dishes!

The grounds are spread out over 45 acres, so there’s plenty to see and explore, including lagoons and lots of gorgeous tropical scenery.

When you meet the minimum spending requirements on the Chase Sapphire Preferred card, you’ll have at least 54,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points.  And, you can earn 5,000 more points when you add an authorized user, for a total of 59,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points.

That’s almost enough for 4 nights here, which saves you close to $800.  Park Hyatt hotels are Hyatt’s top luxury brand, so this is a good deal!

2.   Grand Hyatt Macau

The Grand Hyatt Macau is located in South China in the “City of Dreams” complex, which is a bit like Las Vegas!  Emily and I stayed here and enjoyed the interesting sights and shopping, and of course the food!

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Shop, Try Your Luck, or Relax by the Pool That’s Heated Year-Round

You can stay inside the complex to swim in the heated pool or gamble, or head out to hike along the beach at nearby Coloane Island.

Nights here cost ~$343 after taxes and fees, or 20,000 Hyatt points per night.

Again, you’ll earn 54,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points after you complete the minimum spending and another 5,000 points for adding an authorized user.  59,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points is nearly enough for 3 nights here, which is worth ~$1,029!

3.   Grand Hyatt Shanghai

Nights at the Grand Hyatt Shanghai cost ~$244 after taxes or 15,000 Hyatt points per night.  Save ~$732 on 3 nights here with the sign-up bonus from the Chase Sapphire Preferred and have 5,000 points left over for more Big Travel with Small Money.  In fact, it’s enough for an award night at a Hyatt Category 1 hotel!

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Shanghai Is an Amazing City Filled With Museums, Galleries, Shops, and Cafes. Save Over $700 on 3 Nights Here With Your Chase Ultimate Rewards Points!

You’ll be on Cloud 9 here…literally!  This hotel is is located on the 53rd to 87th floors of the Jin Mao Tower, and was once the highest hotel in the world.  Relax with a drink or spa treatment in the air, and enjoy the city views.

When you get back on the ground, you’ll have easy access to the city with plenty of metro stops nearby.  And folks on TripAdvisor love the location and service at the hotel.

This hotel is on my dream list!

4.   Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills

Nightly rates at the Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills start at ~$810 or 25,000 Hyatt points per night.  So the sign-up bonus from the Chase Sapphire Preferred or Chase Hyatt card would be worth over ~$1,600 if you used your points or award certificates here for 2 nights!

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Enjoy Views of the Tokyo Tower, and Save ~$1,620 on 2 Nights in the Heart of the City

This hotel is way up in the air too, with a rooftop bar on the 52nd floor!  It’s near the Ginza shopping district, and easy walking distance to the metro so you can visit more spots in Tokyo.

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Enjoy Tokyo’s World-Famous Sushi and Sake!

This hotel is perfect for 1st-time visitors to Tokyo (and Japan!) because of its central location.  Check out the many reviewers on TripAdvisor with good things to say about the location and service here.

5.   Park Hyatt Sydney

My Mom and I recently stayed at the Park Hyatt Sydney and had a fantastic view of the world-famous Sydney Opera House for her 60th birthday!

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Talk About a View!

The hotel is in The Rocks, a trendy neighborhood filled with interesting shops, bars, and cafes.  You can also walk to the tourist area, including the ferries at Circular Quay to ride over to Taronga Zoo to see the animals or Bondi Beach for surf and sun.

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Enjoying My Room at the Park Hyatt Sydney!

Rooms here are ~$726 or 30,000 Hyatt points per night.  So the 50,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points you’ll earn from the Chase Sapphire Preferred are almost enough for 2 nights.

Or you can use your 2 award certificates from the Chase Hyatt card and save ~$1,452 on your stay!

If you want to stay longer, mix-and-match paid and award nights with Airbnb.  I found lots of places available in Sydney!  Check out my tips on how to find a safe and comfortable Airbnb and how to negotiate a better rate.

Be sure to read my tips on how to get Big Travel with British Airways Avios points if you want to see more of Australia while you’re Down Under!

Bottom Line

There are lots of outstanding Hyatt hotels in Asia and Australia where you can get Big Travel with Small Money when you transfer your Chase Ultimate Rewards points to Hyatt.  Or you can use the 2 free award night certificates after you meet the minimum spending on the Chase Hyatt card!

Enjoy award nights at hotels like the Grand Hyatt Shanghai, or Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills.  Emily and I enjoyed our stays at the Park Hyatt Goa and Grand Hyatt Macau.

You’ll earn 50,000 Ultimate Rewards points after spending $4,000 on purchases within the 1st 3 months of opening a new Chase Sapphire Preferred card, which you can transfer to Hyatt to save well over $1,000 on award nights!

Which Hyatt hotels in Asia and Australia would you add to the list?

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@Anthony – Yay! I’m excited for you, and glad it worked out!

It definitely helps to speak with a different agent sometimes.

Enjoy Tokyo, and thanks again for reading!

Brilliant. I called back and spoke with another rep. She informed me that anniversary reward nights are not bookable at Category 6 hotels, but that the free night certificates for the Chase Hyatt signup bonus can be used as long as there is a standard room available. She made the switch. I guess the first rep I spoke with might have thought I was trying to use an anniversary night, which would only work on a Cat 1-4 Hyatt. Pays to hang up and call back sometimes. Thanks for your help!!

@Anthony – In my experience, if Standard Rooms are available with points, you should be able to book them with your free night certificates.

Maybe you can try to call back again to double-check? I haven’t heard of anything like this before.

Good luck getting your award nights! Let me know how it goes!

Thanks for clarifying. Yes, that would surely make the difference! 😉

Your post actually reminded me of the Andaz for a trip during that time of year for which I had booked a few nights at the Park Hyatt and a night at the Grand Hyatt. I called to see if the free night certificate I was using for the GH could be used at the Andaz and apparently those certificates won’t work, even if there are standard rooms available using points. Is this normal for properties to issue a certain number of rooms for use with the free night awards vs points redemptions?

Either way, a free night at either location is nothing to cry over.

@Anthony @swong – I picked random dates for the post, but checked again to be sure.

The nights of April 8th and April 15th are $653 as a Standard Rate, and the total is over $800 with taxes, fees, and service charges.

Prices can vary a lot based on the season. April is in the middle of Japan’s cherry blossom season, so perhaps that’s why.

As always, run the numbers to make sure you’re getting the best deal when you redeem your points!

Thanks to you both for reading and commenting!

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