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Hilton Adjusts Award Categories for Fall 2016

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Each quarter, Hilton shifts which hotels belong to each award category — some properties go up in “price” while others become more affordable. The hotel chain just released the changes that will go into effect on October 12 at about 50 properties worldwide. About 20 will require more HHonors points per award night while roughly 30 will require fewer points. Since Hilton is such a large chain with thousands of properties around the globe, these changes are relatively minor.

The Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian will soon require more HHonors points per night. Photo courtesy of the hotel.

Some top properties such as the Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem and several US hotels will require more points per award night. Unsurprisingly, several of the chain’s properties in Turkey will cost less per night.

Here’s the full list of hotels that are moving up in category:

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And here’s what’s going down:

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And, for reference, here’s Hilton’s award chart:

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Remember you can earn free nights with Hilton if you sign-up for the Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve Card, which is currently offering a sign-up bonus of two weekend night certificates after you spend $2,500 within the first four months of account opening.

Have any of your favorite Hilton properties changed category?

Featured image courtesy of the Waldorf Astoria, Jerusalem.

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