I’ve shown you some of the top hotels in Europe, the US, Australia, New Zealand, and the South Pacific where you can get a great value from the 2 weekend night sign-up bonus from the Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve Card.
But some of Hilton’s most prestigious and expensive hotels are in Asia. Including several Hilton top category 10 hotels!
And currently there’s a limited-time $100 statement credit for your 1st Hilton stay. This includes the room rate and charges to your room, like hotel restaurants and spa treatments!
These 5 Hilton hotels in the Asia are some of the best ways to use your weekend night certificates. It’s NOT a comprehensive or best-of list, but it might get you dreaming about your next vacation!
5 Top Hilton Hotels Series Index
- 5 Great Hotels in Europe
- 5 Top US Hotels
- 5 Amazing Hotels in Australia and the South Pacific
- 5 Spectacular Hotels in Asia
- 5 Beautiful Hotels in the Caribbean
- 5 of the Best US Beaches
What’s the Deal?
Link: Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve Card
Normally, the Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve card gets you 2 weekend nights (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) at almost any Hilton after you spend $2,500 in the 1st 4 months of opening your account.
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 more than makes up for the $95 annual fee!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. Hilton hotels include Conrad, DoubleTree, Embassy Suites, Hampton Inn, Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Home2Suites, Homewood Suites, and Waldorf Astoria brand hotels.
Remember, the card also gives you Gold Elite status, which can save you money with free breakfast!
5 Wonderful Hilton Hotels in Asia Where You Can Stay With Your Certificates
1. China: Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund
Emily and I visited Hong Kong in 2013, but we have yet to see Shanghai! When we go, we’d love to stay at the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund. It was opened in 2011 and part of the hotel includes the former Shanghai Club, which was once the most exclusive British club in Shanghai.
The hotel is well known for its historic Long Bar and excellent fine dining. I might have to visit just for the food!
The Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund is a Hilton category 9 hotel. Award nights usually cost 70,000 Hilton points. I checked the cost of a paid night in August, and it costs 2,300 Chinese yuan or ~$371 per night for a standard room.
Using your 2 weekend night certificates here could get you a stay worth ~$742!
2. Indonesia: Conrad Bali
Link: Conrad Bali
If you’re looking for an exotic getaway, the Conrad Bali is different because it’s deeply influenced by Balinese culture. Known as the Island of the Gods, Bali is famous for its temples, traditional dancing, arts and crafts, and Hindu religious traditions.
If you’d prefer a break from the beach and pool, you may want to visit Pura Bratan, a water temple on a lake in the mountains.
The Conrad Bali is a Hilton category 7 hotel, and usually costs 50,000 Hilton points per night. A paid stay in October only costs $255 per night (since prices in Bali are typically cheaper than other areas of Asia).
So if you use your 2 weekend night certificates here, you’d get a stay worth $510.
3. Japan: Conrad Tokyo
Link: Conrad Tokyo
If you time a spring visit right, you could take part in cherry blossom viewing or hanami, a Japanese national pastime.
In this example, you’d get $700 value by using your Hilton 2 weekend night certificates.
4. Maldives: Conrad Maldives Rangali Island
Link: Conrad Maldives Rangali Island
I can’t say enough about the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island! Emily and I visited there with our families last year, and it was incredible. And our folks are still talking about it!
There’s lots to do at the resort, including snorkeling, sailing, and scuba diving. Emily and her folks tried out the snorkeling!
The Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is 1 of Hilton’s most expensive hotels. It’s a Hilton category 10, and a standard king beach villa costs 95,000 Hilton points per night, or $1,340!
However, we treated Emily’s family to an upgraded overwater bungalow. You can read about how in this post!
I can’t think of anywhere else you’d get more value for your 2 weekend night certificates. A 2-night stay here could be worth $2,680! That’s an amazing deal from 1 credit card sign-up!
5. Thailand: Conrad Koh Samui
Link: Conrad Koh SamuiKoh Samui is an island in Thailand and can be reached by plane from Bangkok. The Conrad Koh Samui is an exclusive resort, located on 1 of Koh Samui’s famous white sand beaches.
The resort is made up of villas, and a standard room here comes with 1 bedroom and an ocean view!Note: You can NOT book the Conrad Koh Samui Residences with the Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve weekend night certificates.
This is a top-tier Hilton category 10 hotel, and normally costs 95,000 Hilton points per night. A paid night in December costs 24,000 Thai baht, or ~$741.
By using your 2 weekend night certificates, you’ll get a value of ~$1,482!
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 your 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 keep in mind:
- 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
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: With the limited-time promotion for the $100 statement credit, you must spend at least $100 on your 1st Hilton stay within 3 months of opening your account.
You’ll often get an amazing value using the 2 weekend night certificates from the Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve card at hotels in Asia.
And you can even use them to book rooms at top category Conrad hotels in Japan, Maldives, and Thailand!
Where in Asia would you use your Hilton 2 weekend night certificates?