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Marriott Reward Hotel Reviews

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Marriott Reward is presented by Marriott International Inc. with 3100 hotels in 68 countries. It represents 12 brands, but in Chicago you will find 10 of them.

In Chicago Marriott offers 76 hotels within 35 miles of The Loop.

Earning points with Hotels in Chicago

Marriott Hotel Brand Earnings – points per dollar spent Places in Chicago
Marriott® Hotels & Resorts 10 13
JW Marriott® Hotels & Resorts 10 none
Renaissance® Hotels & Resorts 10 6
Courtyard® 10 20
Residence Inn® 5 14
SpringHill Suites® 10 9
TownePlace Suites® 5 2
Fairfield Inn® and Fairfield Inn & SuitesSM 10 11
Marriott Conference Centers Hotel 10 1
Marriott Vacation Club® International 10 none
Marriott ExecuStay® 2,5 20
Marriott Executive Apartments® 2,5 1

Price range in Chicago

In Chicago and its area Marriott offers hotels with the price range from $79 till $329. If you wish to stay in downtown you will need to pay at least $180 per night. The average price is around $160 per night.

Other earning options

This program doesn’t have any other earning offers for Chicago, but in this hotel reviews I would like to name some general earning possibilities:

  • earn miles for more then 30 airlines frequent flyer programs
  • earn with Sixt and Hertz car rentals
  • shop in SkyMall online store
  • use Luggage Club services
  • buy some gifts and flowers
  • order Marriott Visa Signature or Visa business credit cards
  • More other options.

Marriott Reward Hotel Reviews

Spending or Reward part

After some trips you will have point balance, which you can decide to use for some reward or you can hold them up to 24 months. In this hotel review I will just name some Reward options:

  • transfer points to participating airline frequent flyer program
  • rent a car, take some travel with train or use it for cruise
  • use for some hotel services – spa, dining
  • golf and other leisure activities
  • order some travel package
  • use it for Luggage Club services
  • stay in Marriott or some partner hotel (includes Ritz-Carlton – the most deluxe hotel in 2008)
  • and do some shopping.