World of Hyatt is one the best hotel loyalty programs, with the 3rd largest foot print behind Marriott and Hilton. Hyatt offers a free night certificate upon renewal of their World of Hyatt credit card($95 annual fee), an additional free night certificate after $15,000 of spend on their credit card, a free night certificate for staying at 5 different Hyatt brands for the first time, and finally another free night certificate after 30 elite night credits.
Where can I use these certificates?
The mention certificates are for category 1-4 properties. Hyatt utilizes a category system 1-8 along with standard, peak, and off peak award pricing. You can use these certificates at any Hyatt property within categories 1-4 as long as there is award space regardless of whether its peak pricing or off peak. This creates even better value as Category 4 properties can reach 18,000 points during peak days.
List of the Top Properties to use these certificates in the United States
Located in San Diego’s Gaslamp District, an area with vibrant night life and great eats, the Andaz San Diego is a blend of historic and modern architecture. Don’t be fooled by the boring look, this property boasts a roof top pool and hangout area and modern rooms!
A modern and sleek hotel, the Hyatt Regency Seattle opened on December 17,2018 costing $470 million to build. This hotel 45 story is modern, spacious, and very well designed. The property has a large club lounge with a large outdoor area with cozy fire pits. This hotel is also about a ten minute walk from the iconic Pike’s Market.
A solid property located two blocks from the beach, the Hyatt Centric Waikiki offers a fantastic way to use your free certificate. While the property doesn’t have the same unobstructed beach views as the Hyatt Regency Waikiki(Category 5), the Hyatt Centric is far newer with modern rooms.
With many other great Hyatt properties in California moving from category 4-5 especially in the greater San Francisco area, the Hyatt Regency Sonoma is tranquil property located a short distance from both Napa and Russian River. The property is elegantly designed and where most Hyatt Regency Hotels have a business oriented design, this property looks to be the opposite. The Hyatt Regency Sonoma is warm and cozy, family free, and perfect for exploring other parts of wine country.
Thompson hotels is a unique brand within Hyatt, offering a distinct and unique experience at each location. The brand is exquisite and modern, bringing the snazzy feel to contemporary design. The Thompson brand has 14 Hotels in the United States including location in Seattle, Washington DC, New York, and Los Angeles. The brand is upscale and luxurious with only the Thompson Chicago one of the only Thompson hotels in Category 4 or lower. The hotel is also centrally located in the heart of Chicago, a mere minutes away from the shops of Magnificent mile.