Hotel Credit Cards

These are the current best available sign-up bonuses for hotel rewards credit cards. If you’re aware of any better offers (public or targeted), please share them in the comment section.

Club Carlson Credit Cards

Club Carlson Premier Rewards Visa Signature Card

  • 10 Gold Points per $1 at participating Carlson Rezidor hotels worldwide1 
  • 5 Gold Points per $1 everywhere else
  • Up to 85,000 Bonus Gold Points: 50,000 Gold Points after your first purchase plus 35,000 points once you spend $2,500 on your card within the first 90 days.
  • Club Carlson Gold Status after you activate
  • Earn 40,000 points when you charge $10,000, then renew your Card
  • $75 annual fee

Club Carlson Rewards Visa Signature Card

  • 6 Gold Points per $1 at participating Carlson Rezidor hotels worldwide.
  • 3 Gold Points per $1 everywhere else.
  • Up to 60,000 Bonus Gold Points: 50,000 Gold Points after your first purchase plus 10,000 points once you spend $1,500 on your card within the first 90 days.
  • Club Carlson Gold Status after you activate.
  • Earn one free night when you charge $10,000, then renew your Card.
  • 25,000 renewal bonus points each year.
  • $50 annual fee

Hilton HHonors Credit Cards

Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve Card (2 weekend night certificates after spending $2,500 within 4 months)

  • 1 weekend night certificate at select Hilton Worldwide properties after you spend $10,000 in a card membership year.
  • Complimentary HHonors Gold status
  • 10 points per $1 at participating Hilton Worldwide properties
  • 5 points per $1 on airline and car rental
  • 3 points per $1 on all other purchase
  • No foreign transaction fee
  • $95 annual fee not waived

Citi Hilton HHonors Visa Signature Card (40,000 points after spending $1,000 within 4 months)

  • 6 points per $1 at participating Hilton Worldwide properties
  • 3 points per $1 at grocery stores, drugstores, and gas stations
  • 2 points per $1 on all other purchases
  • No annual fee

Hilton HHonors Card from American Express (50,000 points after spending $750 within 3 months)

  • Complementary Gold status for one year when you  spend $20,000 annually.
  • 7 points per $1 at participating Hilton Worldwide properties
  • 5 points per $1 at grocery stores, drugstores, gas stations.
  • 3 points per $1 on all other purchases
  • No annual fee

Hilton HHonors Surpass Card from American Express (Up to 60,00 points: 40,00 points after first purchase, 20,000 points after spending $3,000 within 3 months)

  • Complementary Gold status for the first year
  • Priority Pass: Access to over 500 airport lounges.
  • 9 points per $1 at participating Hilton Worldwide properties
  • 6 points per $1 at grocery stores, drugstores, gas stations, home phone, wireless, cable, satellite tv, and internet.
  • 3 points per $1 on all other purchases
  • $75 annual fee not waived.

Hyatt Gold Passport Credit Cards

Chase Hyatt Credit Card (2 Free Nights after $1,000 within 3 months of account opening)

  • Platinum status within Hyatt Gold Passport
  • Achieve diamond status sooner: Receive 2 stay credits and 5 night credits toward Diamond status upon spending $20,000 in each calendar year. Receive an additional 3 stay credits and 5 night credits toward Diamond status upon spending $40,000 in each calendar year.
  • 1 Free Annual Night at a Category 1-4 property
  • 3 points per $1 spent at Hyatt
  • 2 points per $1 spent on dining, airline, and car rental
  • 1 point per $1 spent everywhere else
  • Smart chip
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • $75 annual fee

IHG Rewards Club Credit Cards

IHG Rewards Club Select Credit Card (70,000 points after spending $2,000 within 3 months)

  • 5,000 bonus points after adding an authorized user
  • Annual free night certificate good at any IHG property worldwide.
  • Enjoy Platinum Elite status for as long as you’re a Cardmember
  • Every time you redeem points at Priority Club, you’ll automatically receive 10% of those points back – up to 100,000 points back each year.
  • 5 points per $1 spent at our hotels
  • 2 points per $1 spent at gas stations, grocery stores and restaurants
  • 1 point per $1 spent on all other purchases
  • $49 annual fee waived the first year
  • No foreign transaction fees

Marriott Rewards Credit Cards

Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card (50,000 points after $1,000 within 3 months)
  • 1 free night stay after account approval (Category 1-4 hotels)
  • Unlimited Point Accumulation
  • 5 points for every $1 spent at over 3,600 Marriott locations
  • 2 points for every $1 spent on airline tickets purchased directly with the airline, and at car rental agencies & restaurants
  • 1 point for every $1 spent on purchases anywhere else
  • 15 nights credit toward Elite status every year upon account anniversary
  • Earn 1 Elite Night Credit for every $3,000 spent
  • 1 free night stay every year after account anniversary (Category 1-5 hotels)
  • Pay no foreign transaction fees and enjoy global acceptance with Chip and Signature Technology
  • $85 annual fee waived the first year

Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express (Earn Free Nights at participating SPG Category 1-5 hotels & resorts worldwide after you use your new Card to make $3,000 in purchases within the first 3 months)

  • Redeem your SPG Amex sign-up bonus at over 1,100 Starwood hotels worldwide.
  • Points can be transferred to 21 hotel and airline partners: 5,000 point bonus for every 20,000 points transferred.
  • Complimentary, unlimited Boingo Wi-Fi on up to four devices at more than 1,000,000 Boingo hotspots worldwide. Enrollment required.
  • 5 nights and 2 stays each year toward SPG Elite status. 
  • Free premium in-room wifi.
  • 2 points per $1 at Starwood Hotels, 1 additional point per $1 for Starwood Gold and Platinum members.
  • 1 point per $1 on all other purchases.
  • No foreign transaction fees.
  • $65 annual fee waived.

Wyndham Rewards Visa Signature Card (30,000 points after first purchase)

  • Earn 30,000 bonus points after
    first purchase.
  • Earn 5 points per $1 spent on
    every participating hotel stay.
  • Earn 2 points per $1 spent on
    purchases everywhere else.
  • Earn 6,000 Bonus Points after
    your account anniversary every year.
  • $69 annual fee.
Note: I do not earn a commission for any of the credit card links on this page

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Leave a Comment