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Starwood and SPG frequently run promos, giving members an opportunity to earn bonus points and even a few free nights. The latest promotion from the hotel brand will reward you with one SPG Free Night Award after you spend three nights at Design Hotels, which are eligible for SPG benefits after their partnership began last year. You can earn up to two free nights as part of this promotion.

SPG and Design Hotels have been increasing the number of eligible properties quite frequently — there are some fantastic hotels on the list, including the Gramercy Park Hotel in New York and the ION Luxury Adventure Hotel in Nesjavellir, Iceland. While there are more than 280 Design Hotels worldwide, only some are currently participating in SPG.

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Each free night award will be good for any Starwood property up to Category 5, such as the W in Beijing or the Aloft Manhattan Downtown, and must be redeemed by September 30, 2016.

To be eligible for this promotion, you must register by May 16 — existing bookings will be eligible for this promo as well. Your three eligible nights at Design Hotels must be completed by May 31, and don’t need to be done consecutively.

Here’s a list of Design Hotels properties currently in the SPG portfolio:

Country City Name Category Redemption Rate
Austria Vienna The Guesthouse Vienna  6  20,000-25,000
China Shanghai The Waterhouse at South Bund  5  12,000-16,000
France Paris Les Bains, Paris  7  30,000-35,000
Greece Athens New Hotel, Athens  5  12,000-16,000
Greece Athens Periscope, Athens  4  10,000
Greece Athens Semiramis Hotel, Athens  4  10,000
Iceland Nesjavellir ION Luxury Adventure Hotel, Nesjavellir  6  20,000-25,000
Italy Cassago Brianza C-Hotel & Spa, Cassago Brianza  3  7,000
Italy La Thuile Nira Montana, La Thuile  5  12,000-16,000
Italy Rome G-Rough, Rome  7  30,000-35,000
Italy Venice PalazzinaG, Venice  7  30,000-35,000
Kenya Nairobi Tribe Hotel, Nairobi  5 12,000-16,000
Mexico Acapulco Boca Chica, Acapulco  4  10,000
Mexico Guadalajara Casa Fayette, Guadalajara  4  10,000
Mexico Mexico City Condesa df, Mexico City  5  12,000-16,000
Mexico Mexico City Distrito Capital, Mexico City  4  10,000
Mexico Mexico City Habita, Mexico City  5  12,000-16,000
Mexico Monte Gordo Azucar, Monte Gordo  4  10,000
Mexico Puebla La Purificadora, Puebla  3  7,000
Mexico Puerto Escondido Hotel Escondido, Puerto Escondido  6  20,000-25,000
Mexico San Rafael Maison Couturier, San Rafael  4  10,000
Netherlands Maastricht Kruisherenhotel Maastricht  5  12,000-16,000
Netherlands Rotterdam Mainport, Rotterdam  4  10,000
South Africa Johannesburg Ten Bompas Hotel, Johannesburg  4  10,000
South Korea Seoul GLAD Hotel Yeouido  2  3,000-4,000
Singapore Singapore New Majestic Hotel  4  10,000
Singapore Singapore Wanderlust  4  10,000
Spain Barcelona Grand Hotel Central, Barcelona  6  20,000-25,000
Spain Madrid The Principal Madrid  5  12,000-16,000
Sweden Stockholm Hotel J  4  10,000
Sweden Stockholm Nobis Hotel  5  12,000-16,000
Sweden Stockholm Stallmastaregarden  4  10,000
Switzerland Adelboden The Cambrian, Adelboden  5  12,000-16,000
Switzerland Silvaplana Nira Alpina, Silvaplana  6  20,000-25,000
Turkey Istanbul Gezi Hotel Bosphorus, Istanbul  4  10,000
Ukraine Kiev 11 Mirrors  4  10,000
United Kingdom London Town Hall Hotel & Apartments, London  5  12,000-16,000
United States New York 11 Howard, New York  6  20,000-25,000
United States New York Gramercy Park Hotel, New York  7  30,000-35,000
United States New York Hotel Americano, New York  6  20,000-25,000

SPG members who book stays at participating Design Hotels directly through Starwood will be offered slightly different benefits than they receive at other SPG hotels and resorts. You’ll earn two Starpoints per dollar spent (three for Gold Preferred and Platinum Preferred, four for P75 and P100), as well as night and stay credit toward elite status and on-property benefits like internet access and bottled water in your room.

Members who pay with a Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express or Starwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card from American Express will earn two points per dollar at participating hotels, on top of the points you’ll earn from the property itself.

H/T: View From the Wing

Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express

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  • Earn 25,000 bonus Starpoints® after you use your new Card to make $3,000 in purchases within the first 3 months.
  • Earn 2 Starpoints® for each dollar of eligible purchases spent on the Card at participating SPG® & Marriott Rewards® hotels. Earn 1 Starpoint for all other purchases.
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees on International purchases.
  • Receive free in-room, premium internet access. Booking requirements apply.
  • Redeem Starpoints® at over 1,300 participating hotels and resorts in over 100 countries and for flights on more than 150 airlines with SPG flights, all with no blackout dates.
  • $0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $95.
  • Terms and Conditions apply.
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Intro APR Regular APR Annual Fee Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Rating
N/A 15.49%-19.49% Variable $0 introductory annual fee for the first year, then $95. 0% Excellent Credit