Hotel Award Charts

This page links to hotel sign-up and award chart links for most of the major hotel reward programs.  Hotel award charts will show you how many points are required for one night at each hotel.

Compare the difference in points required between hotels to the trade-offs in the hotel’s location, elite benefits available, etc.

Tripadvisor gives fairly accurate reviews of hotels (disregard the highest-ranked reviews and focus on the middle rankings).  Then redeem the least amount of miles to get the most value out of your hotel points!

For example, a Hilton category 6 hotel in Waikiki can cost 30,000 to 50,000 points per night, while a Starwood category 6 hotel in Waikiki costs 20,000 to 25,000 points per night.  So think about which hotel brands you prefer and which points are easier for you to earn.

Emily and I used our hotel points to visit Miami, New York City, and other US cities.  Or you can save your points for ultra luxury vacations at hotels in places like Bora Bora and Paris.

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HotelHotel Reward Night Chart Links
Best Western Reward Information
Choice Hotels Reward Information
Club Carlson Reward Chart
Hilton Reward Chart

Hilton Points Search Tool
Hyatt Awards Calculator

Hyatt Reward Chart

Hyatt Points + Cash Chart
Marriott & Ritz-Carlton Reward Charts
IHG Reward Night Information
Starwood Reward Chart

Starwood Cash & Points Chart

Starwood Nights & Flights Chart
Wyndham Rewards Chart


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Hello and thank you for the very informative chart and links. It looks like the link to IHG is broken however and would be very useful if you are able to fix it (though the issue might also be IHG’s). Really appreciate this as I’m new to the game and this can be a bit mind-boggling!

Thanks again…I’ve been looking though your website and find it very helpful!

Hi, is this site still live.. the threads are from 2011 that I can see.

If it is …. can you do 1 for UK.. it would be big hit here.

Can you include Accor program also?

I have upcoming business trip for 2-3 weeks of stay. I can either stay at Club Carlson hotel or SPG hotel as they are nearby.

Having SPG, club carlson and Citi Prestige card, what would give me best value? Ave. night cost will be about $115 with tax

A) Stay at Club Carlson and pay using club carlson credit card to earn 35X points.

B) Stay at SPG and pay using Amex SPG card. Collect SPG points at 4-5 points per $

C) Use Citi Prestige and stay ant any of the two. In this case, how does citi firth night free work? Do statement show cost of forth night as separate reimbursement or will statement show cost of 3 night (with 4th is free)?

Also, will I be able to earn points on hotel program this way?

I have 27K Marriot points and was looking into transfering them to a Airline, which airline would be best to transfer them to?


Georgia Giardini

i would like to spend one night in s great hotel in New York City and use my American Express points . Can I eith50 to 75,000 points

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