Gold Elite

Strike Gold

Members enjoy all the benefits of Gold Elite status after completing only 25 eligible nights in a calendar year — including redemption nights. Gold Elite members enjoy exclusive benefits at more than 6,500 hotels and resorts across 29 brands in 127 countries. You could get used to this.

Exclusive Gold Elite Benefits

Earn 25% Bonus Points on Stays

Receive an Enhanced Room Upgrade

Enjoy 2 p.m. Late Checkout

Gold Elite Members Receive All of the Following Benefits

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Earn 25% more points than Members on every eligible hotel purchase, including on room rate and other incidentals that can be charged to your room, such as dining and spa.

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We’ll do our best to upgrade your room, based on availability at check-in. Upgrades are subject to availability identified by each hotel and limited to your personal guest room. See terms and conditions for details.

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Get a checkout time as late as 2 p.m. (based on availability) so you can spend more time doing what you love.

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Celebrate with a gift of 250 or 500 bonus points (varies by brand) when you arrive for your stay.

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Enjoy our fastest Internet connection absolutely free.

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Get fast, personal service 24/7 for all your hotel booking needs.

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Just book direct on our websites or our apps.

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If we can’t honor your reservation for any reason, we guarantee that we’ll pay for you to stay nearby and compensate you for the inconvenience. Learn more about compensation rates.

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Use our apps to check in and out, or use your phone as your room key.

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Redeem your points for Free Night Awards at any of our more than 6,700 hotels and resorts worldwide, for any day of the year, even holidays. If you have the points and we have a standard room, it’s yours.

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Book and pay for your room by combining cash and points — stay for as little as $55 and 3,500 points. Learn More

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During your stay at any of our participating hotels, instantly redeem points for cocktails, meals, spa experiences and more — anything you can charge to your hotel room. Learn More

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Getting away is easier and more affordable with PointSavers™. Now you can save points on redemptions at top destinations around the world. Learn More

Spend a Lifetime Loving Gold

Achieve 400 eligible nights total and seven years of Gold Elite status or higher, and you’ll earn Lifetime Gold Elite status. Plus, your points will never expire.

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Become perfectly Platinum

With 50 or more qualifying nights, you’ll receive Platinum Elite status, which is all the benefits of Gold Elite, plus our richest rewards.