The complimentary Starwood Preferred Guest® program offers exclusive member benefits and flexible reward options with nine distinguished hotel brands. Free Night Awards with no blackout dates is what it’s known for, but that’s just the beginning.
Number of Countries: 90+
Number of Hotels: 1100+
Number of Brands: 9
Earn points or airline miles (with Airline Direct Deposit℠).
Earn Rate: 2 points per $1 USD
Reach elite status and automatically receive extra Bonus Points on all the Base Points earned.
Earn bonus points for various hotel promotions at participating properties throughout the year.
Earn Rate: Varies by promotion
Earn bonus points for events planned at any of the hotels.
Earn Rate: 1 point per $3 USD (up to 20,000 points per event)
A few points short? Buying Points is the easy way to get the award you want.
Point Price: 500 points = $17.50
(20,000 point maximum purchase per year)
Earn bonus points for spend on a Starwood Preferred Guest credit card.
Earn Rate: Varies by card
Canada, UK, Japan
Transfer points from partners to Starpoints
Earn Rate: Varies by Partner
1,000 Membership Rewards® points = 333 Starpoints
1,250 ClubRewards® points= 750 Starpoints
Earn bonus points for spend at various program partners.
Redeem points for hotel stays.
Standard Room Rewards
Redeem points for rewards from a variety of partners.
In order to compare programs to measure how quickly a member can redeem points for a free night reward, we look at the spend required for a free night.
Minimum Spend¹: $1,000
(by Preferred Member for base level hotel reward)
Average Spend¹: $3,333
(by Gold Member for average level hotel reward)
¹Does not include promotional or partner bonus points earned.
The terms and conditions for the hotel rewards.
Points expire after 12 months of inactivity.
Earn elite status based when you stay at Starwood properties.
The terms and conditions for achieving elite status.
¹Subject to availability
$0.024 per point
Room rate / # points required for a free night (determined by average across representative sample of hotel rewards).
²Includes bonus points earned on hotel spend only. As such, incremental value likely to be higher.
Average Earn Rate x Average Value per Point.
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