Hilton HHonors Guest Loyalty Program

With Hilton HHonors™, the award-winning guest loyalty program of Hilton Worldwide’s 11 distinct brands, you are more than a guest. You are a valued member. From free nights and exclusive benefits at more than 4,100 hotels and resorts, to unforgettable adventures across the globe, explore all the rewards you can earn as an HHonors member.

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Network Size

Geographic Coverage:

Number of Countries: 90+

Size of Network:

Number of Hotels: 4100+

Brand Diversity

Brand Portfolio:

Number of Brands: 11

  • Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
  • Conrad Hotels & Resorts
  • Hilton Hotels & Resorts
  • DoubleTree by Hilton
  • Embassy Suites
  • Curio – A Collection by Hilton™
  • Hilton Garden Inn
  • Hampton
  • Homewood Suites™ by Hilton
  • Home2 Suites by Hilton
  • Hilton Grand Vacations

Earning Points at Hotels

Base Points

In addition to the Base Points earned for a stay, also earn HHonors Bonus Points or miles with two different My Way Earning Style Options.

Earn Rate: My Way Earning Style Options:

Points & Points: Earn 10 base points + 5 additional points per $1 USD¹ ²


Points & Miles: Earn 10 base points¹ ² + 1 airline mile³ per $1 USD


¹ Earn 5 points per $1 USD on hotel stays at Home2Suites.
² Points are earned on total hotel folio spend, except at Hampton Inn™, Homewood Suites and Home2Suites, where points are earned on room rate only.
³ Varies by airline partner

Elite Bonus Points

Reach elite status and automatically receive extra Bonus Points on all the Base Points earned.

Earn Rate:

Bonus on Base Points


Plus, choose to earn additional bonus points at hotels, as a My Way On Property Benefit.

Earn Rate: 500-1000 points per stay at select brands for Gold/Diamond members

Promotion Bonus Points

Earn bonus points for various hotel promotions at participating properties throughout the year.

Earn Rate: Varies by promotion

Meeting Planner Bonus Points

Earn bonus points for events planned at any of the hotels.

Earn Rate: 1 point per $1 USD (up to 100,000 points per event)

Refer a Friend Bonus Points

Earn bonus points for referring friends to join the program.

Earn Rate:
1,000 Bonus Points after every stay referred individual completes (up to 25,000 Bonus Points)

Purchase Points

A few points short? Buying Points is the easy way to get the award you want.

Point Price: 1,000 points = $12.50

(40,000 point maximum purchase per year)

Earning Points at Partners

Credit Card Partners

Earn bonus points for spend on a Hilton HHonors credit card.

Earn Rate: Varies by card

US Cards

Citi® Hilton HHonors™ Reserve Card
($95 annual fee)
At hotels: 10 points per $1 USD
On everyday spend: 5 points per $1 USD
Everywhere else: 3 points per $1 USD
Hilton HHonors™ Surpass® Card from American Express
($75 annual fee)
At hotels: 12 points per $1 USD
On everyday spend: 6 points per $1 USD
Everywhere else: 3 points per $1 USD
Citi® Hilton HHonors™ Visa Signature® Card
($0 annual fee)
At hotels: 6 points per $1 USD
On everyday spend: 3 points per $1 USD
Everywhere else: 2 points per $1 USD
Hilton HHonors™ Surpass® Card from American Express
($0 annual fee)
At hotels: 7 points per $1 USD
On everyday spend: 5 points per $1 USD
Everywhere else: 3 points per $1 USD


International Cards
Australia, Austria/Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom

Point Exchange Partners

Transfer points from partners to Hilton HHonors points

Earn Rate: Varies by Partner (US transfer rates below)

American Express
1,000 Membership Rewards® Points = 1,000 HHonors Points

1,000 Citi Thank You Points = 1,500 HHonors Points

Diner’s Club
1,250 Club Rewards® Points = 2,000 HHonors Points

5,000 Amtrak Guest Rewards Points = 10,000 HHonors Points

Other Partners

Earn bonus points for spend at various program partners.


Partner Type
Bonus Points
Car Rental
Online Shopping


¹You do not earn hotel points for airline flights. You can choose to earn airline miles in addition to hotel points as a My Way Earning Style Option.

Reward Choice

Hotel Rewards

Redeem points for hotel stays.

Hotel Reward Types
Standard Rooms
Premium Rooms
Room Upgrades
Points + Cash Room Rewards
On Property Hotel Rewards


Rewards Chart:
Standard Room Rewards

Hotel Category
Points Required
20,000 – 30,000
30,000 – 40,000
30,000 – 50,000
30,000 – 60,000
40,000 – 70,000
50,000 – 80,000
70,000 – 95,000

Partner Rewards

Redeem points for rewards from a variety of partners.

Reward Types
Gift Cards
Airline/Rail Point Transfer
Travel Certificates/Packages
Point Transfer/Gifting

Reward Flexibility & Attainability

Spend Required For Free Room Night

We will cacluate the spend required for a free night based on your inputs:

Minimum Spend¹: $333

(by Blue member for base level hotel reward)

Average Spend¹: $2,000
(by Gold Member for average level hotel reward)

¹Does not include promotional or partner bonus points earned.

Hotel Rewards Rules

The terms and conditions for the hotel rewards.

No Blackout Dates
No Capacity Controls
No Nuisance Fees on Rewards (ie. Taxes, Booking Fee, Change/Cancellation Fee, Resort Fee)
5th Night Free on Hotel Rewards (elite members)
Discounted Rewards
Pool Points with Family Members for rewards

Point Expiry

Points expire after 12 months of inactivity.

Elite Tier Requirements

Membership Levels

Earn elite status based when you stay at Hilton Worldwide properties.

Elite Tier
Upon enrollment
4 stays or 10 nights
20 stays, 40 nights or 75,000 base points
30 stays, 60 nights or 120,000 base points

Membership Rules

The ability to achieve and maintain elite status.


Earn lifetime elite status
Points rollover to count toward following year’s status
Reward nights count towards elite status

Elite Tier Benefits

Blue Member

  • Earn and redeem points
  • Earning Style Option bonus points
  • Late Check Out¹
  • Spouse Stays Free

Silver Member

  • Blue Benefits + 15% elite bonus
  • 5th night free on hotel rewards
  • Complimentary bottle of water
  • Complimentary access to gyms²

Gold Member

  • Silver Benefits + 25% elite bonus
  • Complimentary upgrades¹
  • Complimentary WIFI
  • e-Checkin²
  • MyWay Elite Bonus Points per stay²

Diamond Member

  • Gold Benefits + 50% elite bonus
  • 48-hour room guarantee
  • Additional MyWay Elite Bonus Points per stay²

¹Subject to availability
²At participating brands or hotels

Average Value per Point

Average Value Per Point

$0.005 per point


Room rate / # points required for a free night (determined by average across representative sample of hotel rewards).

Average Program Value


  • Base Member: 7.5%
    (Blue Member)
  • Highest Elite Member: 10.0%
    (Diamond Member)
  • Credit Card Member²: 3.0% – 5.0%
    (Incremental Value)

²Varies by card, Includes bonus points earned on hotel spend only. As such, incremental value likely to be higher.


Average Earn Rate x Average Value per Point.

Our Review

Hilton HHonors
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