March 22nd, 2012

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Starwood is running a 1,000-point bonus promotion to get people into 25 of their newly renovated hotels.

Here’s how it works. Register for the promotion at this link by June 15, 2012, and when you book a paid stay at one of the 25 participating renovated hotels and resorts in the U.S. and Canada between March 20-June 30, 2012, you’ll earn a bonus 1,000 Starpoints per stay.

The Renovation Promotion landing page on SPG. Earn 1,000 bonus Starpoints per stay at participating properties.

Per the FAQ section on the promotion site, even if you’ve already booked a stay for this period, as long as you register by June 15, you’ll get the bonus, and if you book a stay that straddles the promotion beginning or end dates, as long as one night falls within the promotion period, you’ll still get your bonus points.

There’s no limit to the number of Starpoints that can be earned during the promotion period, so this could be a good opportunity for some Starwood mattress runs. Bonus points will be posted to your SPG account within 2-4 weeks of the qualifying stay. The other thing to know is that Free Night Awards and Cash & Points are not bonus-eligible stays. Even if part of the stay is award and part is paid, the member will not receive bonus credits for any part of the stay.

The participating resorts range from the budget-friendly Four Points Orlando Studio City and the Four Points Downtown Seattle Center, to the high-end W New York Union Square, St. Regis Aspen and The Phoenician in Scottsdale.

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Here is the full list:

CANADA

British Columbia
Four Points by Sheraton Kamloops

Ontario
Four Points by Sheraton Toronto Mississauga

UNITED STATES

Arizona
The Phoenician, Scottsdale

California
Sheraton Delfina Santa Monica Hotel
The Westin Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego
Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, Los Angeles

Colorado
The St. Regis Aspen Resort

Florida
Four Points by Sheraton Orlando Studio City
Sheraton Lake Buena Vista Resort

Hawaii
Sheraton Kauai Resort

Illinois
Sheraton Chicago O’Hare Airport Hotel

Indiana
Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel at Keystone Crossing

Massachusetts
Sheraton Needham Hotel

Michigan
Sheraton Detroit Metro Airport

Missouri
Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center

Nebraska
Sheraton Omaha Hotel

New Jersey
Sheraton Parsippany Hotel
The Westin Governor Morris, Morristown

New York
Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers
W New York – Union Square

Pennsylvania
Sheraton Society Hill Hotel

Texas
Sheraton Dallas North Hotel by the Galleria

Virginia
Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner
Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel

Washington
Four Points by Sheraton Downtown Seattle Center

For more information, you can find the full Terms and Conditions here. And remember, from now through May 31, 2012, you can also earn 1,000 Starpoints for every Sheraton Club stay you book using any American Express card. Find the details on that offer here.

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