Marriott Shares New Redemption Rates for 100 Top Hotels

Apr 23, 2018

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Update: Category 8 rates took effect on March 5, 2019. For details on Marriott redemption options, please visit How to Redeem Points With the Marriott Bonvoy Program.

Come August, the Marriott Rewards and Starwood Preferred Guest programs will essentially be combined, with unified elite status levels, points valuation and redemption rates. While we knew what to expect for the first two, individual property redemption rates have largely been a mystery — until now.

Monday morning, the chain released a list of 100 properties in five top destinations, including redemption rates for hotels in New York City, Paris, Mexico and the Caribbean, Bali and Dubai. While some rates are going up, most properties on this list are actually dropping in price.

Note that these new redemption values are based on the Marriott Rewards valuation — if your balance is currently with Starwood Preferred Guest, your points will be multiplied by three when this new chart goes into effect.

As a reminder, here’s the new chart:

Only the Standard rates will be used this year, and Category 8 rates won’t kick in until February 1, 2019, so hotels that will eventually fall under that umbrella will be priced as Category 7 properties until then.

Here’s Marriott’s preliminary pricing for those 100 top hotels:

New York City

Property Name Current Points New Points Required Points Difference New Category
Courtyard New York Manhattan/Central Park 40,000 35,000 -5,000 5
Element New York Times Square West 36,000 35,000 -1,000 5
Four Points by Sheraton Manhattan Midtown West 36,000 35,000 -1,000 5
Residence Inn New York Manhattan/Central Park 40,000 35,000 -5,000 5
New York Marriott East Side 45,000 50,000 5,000 6
New York Marriott Marquis 45,000 50,000 5,000 6
Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel 45,000 50,000 5,000 6
Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel 36,000 50,000 14,000 6
The Algonquin Hotel Times Square 45,000 50,000 5,000 6
The Westin New York at Times Square 60,000 50,000 -10,000 6
The Westin New York Grand Central 60,000 50,000 -10,000 6
Gramercy Park Hotel, New York 60,000 60,000 0 7
Hotel Americano, New York 60,000 60,000 0 7
The New York EDITION 60,000 60,000 0 7
W New York – Times Square 60,000 60,000 0 7
W New York – Union Square 60,000 60,000 0 7
11 Howard, New York 90,000 60,000*
85,000**
-30,000*
-5,000**
8
The Chatwal 90,000 60,000*
85,000**
-30,000*
-5,000**
8
The St. Regis New York 90,000 60,000*
85,000**
-30,000*
-5,000**
8

*Effective August 2018
**Effective February 2019

Paris, France

Property Name Current Points New Points Required Points Difference New Category
Le Dokhan’s 36,000 35,000 -1,000 5
Le Méridien Etoile 36,000 35,000 -1,000 5
Paris Marriott Rive Gauche Hotel & Conference Center 35,000 35,000 0 5
Renaissance Paris Republique Hotel 40,000 35,000 -5,000 5
Sheraton Paris Airport Hotel & Conference Centre 36,000 35,000 -1,000 5
Le Metropolitan 36,000 50,000 14,000 6
Paris Marriott Opera Ambassador Hotel 40,000 50,000 10,000 6
Renaissance Paris Arc de Triomphe Hotel 45,000 50,000 5,000 6
Renaissance Paris Le Parc Trocadero Hotel 40,000 50,000 10,000 6
Renaissance Paris Vendome Hotel 45,000 50,000 5,000 6
Hotel Bel Ami 60,000 60,000 0 7
Hotel de NELL 60,000 60,000 0 7
Hotel Vernet 60,000 60,000 0 7
La Maison Champs Elysées 60,000 60,000 0 7
Le Roch Hotel and Spa 60,000 60,000 0 7
Les Bains 60,000 60,000 0 7
Paris Marriott Champs Elysees Hotel 45,000 60,000 15,000 7
The Westin Paris – Vendôme 60,000 60,000 0 7
W Paris – Opéra 60,000 60,000 0 7
Prince de Galles 90,000 60,000*
85,000**
-30,000*
-5,000**
8

*Effective August 2018
**Effective February 2019

Caribbean and Mexico

Property Name Current Points New Points Required Points Difference New Category
JW Marriott Hotel Santo Domingo 30,000 25,000 -5,000 4
The Westin Resort & Spa, Puerto Vallarta 21,000 25,000 4,000 4
Hacienda Puerta Campeche 36,000 35,000 -1,000 5
Hacienda Santa Rosa 36,000 35,000 -1,000 5
Hacienda Temozon 36,000 35,000 -1,000 5
JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City 35,000 35,000 0 5
La Concha Renaissance San Juan Resort 40,000 35,000 -5,000 5
Marriott Cancun Resort 40,000 35,000 -5,000 5
Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa 35,000 35,000 0 5
San Juan Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino 40,000 35,000 -5,000 5
Sheraton Grand Los Cabos Hacienda del Mar 36,000 35,000 -1,000 5
The Westin Cozumel 36,000 35,000 -1,000 5
The Westin Puntacana Resort & Club 30,000 35,000 5,000 5
The Westin Resort & Spa, Cancun 21,000 35,000 14,000 5
W Mexico City 36,000 35,000 -1,000 5
Hacienda Uayamon 60,000 50,000 -10,000 6
JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa 45,000 50,000 5,000 6
The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun 50,000 50,000 0 6
The St. Regis Mexico City 60,000 50,000 -10,000 6
The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba 60,000 60,000 0 7
The Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach
Resort & Spa
36,000 60,000 24,000 7
W Punta de Mita 60,000 60,000 0 7

Bali, Indonesia

Property Name Current Points New Points Required Points Difference New Category
Courtyard Bali Seminyak Resort 25,000 17,500 -7,500 3
Fairfield by Marriott Bali Legian 20,000 17,500 -2,500 3
Four Points by Sheraton Bali, Kuta 12,000 17,500 5,500 3
Four Points by Sheraton Bali, Seminyak 12,000 17,500 5,500 3
Courtyard Bali Nusa Dua Resort 30,000 25,000 -5,000 4
Le Méridien Bali Jimbaran 30,000 25,000 -5,000 4
Renaissance Bali Uluwatu Resort & Spa 30,000 25,000 -5,000 4
Sthala, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Ubud Bali 30,000 25,000 -5,000 4
The Stones Hotel – Legian Bali 30,000 25,000 -5,000 4
Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort 36,000 35,000 -1,000 5
The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali 36,000 35,000 -1,000 5
The Laguna, Nusa Dua, Bali 36,000 50,000 14,000 6
The Ritz-Carlton, Bali 40,000 50,000 10,000 6
W Bali – Seminyak 90,000 60,000 -30,000 7
The St. Regis Bali Resort 90,000 60,000*
85,000**
-30,000*
-5,000**
8

*Effective August 2018
**Effective February 2019

Dubai, UAE

Property Name Current Points New Points Required Points Difference New Category
Dubai Marriott Harbour Hotel & Suites 40,000 35,000 -5,000 5
Four Points by Sheraton Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai 30,000 35,000 5,000 5
Grosvenor House 36,000 35,000 -1,000 5
JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai 35,000 35,000 0 5
La Ville Hotel & Suites CITY WALK, Dubai 35,000 35,000 0 5
Lapita, Dubai Parks and Resorts 35,000 35,000 0 5
Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre 30,000 35,000 5,000 5
Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Dubai 35,000 35,000 0 5
Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers 30,000 35,000 5,000 5
Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort 36,000 35,000 -1,000 5
Sheraton Mall of the Emirates Hotel, Dubai 36,000 35,000 -1,000 5
Le Méridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina 36,000 50,000 14,000 6
Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa 36,000 50,000 14,000 6
The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai 70,000 60,000 -10,000 7
The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina 60,000 60,000 0 7

Bottom Line

Naturally, properties that will eventually fall under Category 8 have seen the most significant drop, but that pricing will only be valid through January 2019, as outlined in the tables above. So, for the time being, you can book hotels like Prince de Galles in Paris or the St. Regis in Bali or New York for just 60,000 points — that rate will jump to 85,000 next year. If you’re looking to book a stay at one of those soon-to-be Category 8 hotels, be ready to book once the new chart kicks in this August.

Featured image is of the St. Regis Bali.

The Points Guy has comprehensive coverage of the new Marriott loyalty program — read all our stories at “The New Marriott.”

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