Ritz-Carlton has some of the most luxurious hotels around the world. And with the new offer for the Chase Ritz-Carlton card, you can earn 3 complimentary nights at participating Ritz-Carlton Tier 1 through 4 hotels after meeting the minimum spending requirements!
The card also comes with perks like a $300 statement credit for airline incidentals, $100 hotel credit, and Global Entry credit, that will offset the high annual fee.
Plus, using the complimentary nights from the Chase Ritz-Carlton card can save you thousands of dollars. Especially at hotels like the Hotel de la Paix Geneva, where rooms normally cost ~$493 per night!
Here are 5 fantastic hotels in Europe where you can use the complimentary nights from your Chase Ritz-Carlton card.
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5 Fantastic Ritz-Carlton Hotels in Europe
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All of the hotels on this list get excellent reviews. And although I haven’t personally stayed in them, I hope the list will spark your interest to make a trip across the pond!
Note: Depending on the Ritz-Carlton hotel, sometimes there can be pricey resort fees for award nights. You’ll want to check the rate details before booking.
1. Hotel Arts Barcelona
Although it isn’t in the center of town, this modern 5-star hotel gets great reviews from folks on TripAdvisor for its clean rooms, friendly staff, and beachfront location.
It’s an ~11 minute drive from the hotel to Barcelona’s most popular tourist attraction, La Sagrada Familia. And an ~18 minute drive to the center of town, where you can enjoy Barcelona’s restaurant, cafe, and art scene.
I found nights here in October 2016, starting at $274. Meaning you could save over $800 if you used your 3 complimentary nights from the Chase Ritz-Carlton card here!
And if you’re a foodie like me, that means more money to spend eating delicious tapas! 😉
2. Penha Longa Resort, Portugal
It’s located in the mountains of Sintra, a ~1 hour train ride from Lisbon, and is ranked the #1 hotel in the area.
Nights here in October 2016, cost ~$261+. So using the 3 complimentary nights from the Chase Ritz-Carlton card would save you over $700!
History buffs might appreciate that this 5-star hotel is located in a restored 14th-century monastery. And everyone can enjoy the resort’s 6 restaurants, spa, game room, 2 indoor pools, outdoor infinity pool, and fitness center.
3. The Ritz-Carlton, Berlin
The Ritz-Carlton, Berlin is the perfect spot from which to explore the city. It’s a ~1 minute walk to the underground railway station, an ~11 minute walk to the Berlin Wall, and near a number of the city’s museums and historic landmarks.
It gets outstanding reviews on TripAdvisor. Folks love the hotel’s luxurious rooms, convenient location, and top-notch service.
I found rooms here in October 2016, for ~$257+ per night. So you’d save ~$771 using all 3 complimentary nights from your Chase Ritz-Carlton card here.
4. The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna
The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna is a great option for folks who love architecture and history, because it’s housed in a historic palace!
The hotel gets excellent reviews on TripAdivsor for its central location, helpful staff, and rooftop bar with amazing views. It’s also within walking distance to Stadtpark, one of Vienna’s most popular city parks.
Stays in October 2016, cost ~$383+ per night. So you’ll save a lot of money using your complimentary nights here!
Maybe it’s time to plan a trip for that special occasion? 😉
From Vienna, it’s easy to drive to other parts of Europe, like Budapest, that’s ~2.5 hours away. So you could start or end your trip here and explore more than 1 European city along the way!
5. Hotel de la Paix Geneva
Folks on TripAdvisor give it nearly all 5-star reviews and love the spacious rooms, central location, and comfortable beds.
Switzerland is expensive, but using the complimentary nights from your Chase Ritz-Carlton card will save you a lot of money! I found nights here in October 2016, from ~$493 per night. So you’d save nearly $1,500 using all 3 of your complimentary nights here!
From Geneva, it’s also fairly easy to drive to the Swiss Alps near Zurich or to Nice in the South of France. Emily and I explored Zurich for a day and really enjoyed ourselves!
Note: The hotel’s website mentions renovations through December 2016. So it’s worth calling before you book to see if it will affect your stay.
You can save $1,500+ using your complimentary nights for stays at fantastic hotels like the Hotel de la Paix Geneva.
And don’t forget, you can always mix-and-match paid and award stays with Airbnb to save money and extend your trip if you don’t have enough complimentary nights or Ritz-Carlton points.
You can also use the Chase Ultimate Rewards points you earn with other Chase cards like the Chase Sapphire Preferred or Ink Plus. And transfer them to Ritz-Carlton points or other great airline and hotel partners!
If you’ve stayed at any of the hotels on this list, I hope you’ll share your experience in the comments!