Marriott has been in the frequent travelers’ headlines for quite a while now and it is bigger than ever with the Marriott Bonvoy program.
We already put together the best ways to redeem Marriott Bonvoy points for flights, but if you’re interested in spending your Marriott Bonvoy points on hotels, we have you covered, too!
For this guide, we looked at all the properties globally and came up with 29 of the best Marriott hotel redemptions.
How To Earn Marriott Bonvoy Points
If you need to boost your Marriott Bonvoy balance, see our article on the best ways to earn Marriott Bonvoy points.
Using rewards credit cards is certainly one of the preferred ways to accrue a lot of Marriott Bonvoy points. You’ll find several options below (including some cards that should be in every Marriott loyalist’s wallet):
29 Amazing Marriott Hotel Redemptions
1. Courtyard Pilsen — Czech Republic
If you’ve ever wanted to visit the birthplace of the Pilsner, the Courtyard Pilsen in the Czech Republic is a great place to stay during your visit that’s conveniently located in the city.
The staff is friendly, and you can enjoy a nice breakfast before you explore the city and grab a Pilsner or 2.
You can book the Courtyard Pilsen starting at 10,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per night. Reward nights here generally max out at 15,000 points per night.
You can even fly to the Czech Republic on points, making this a potentially free vacation.
2. Courtyard Guayaquil — Ecuador
Guayaquil is the largest city in Ecuador with plenty to see during your visit. The Courtyard Guayaquil provides the perfect base for your adventure as it is located near many sites and restaurants.
You can book a night starting at 10,000 Marriott Bonvoy points and up to 15,000 points per night, making it a great cheap option for long trips.
Hot Tip: If you don’t have a ton of points, check out these options for redeeming 10,000 or fewer Marriott Bonvoy points.
3. Renaissance Shanghai Putuo Hotel — China
The Renaissance Shanghai Putuo Hotel is located close to a Metro station, making it easy for guests to navigate Shanghai.
The friendly staff from check-in to the hotel bar make this a great place to stay, whether you’re passing through on a business trip or visiting Shanghai for vacation.
You can book a night here starting around 15,000 Marriott Bonvoy points and going up to 20,000 points.
4. MOXY Milan Malpensa Airport — Italy
The MOXY hotel brand is meant to be fun and social, and you’ll get just that at the MOXY Milan Malpensa Airport. If you have an early flight out of Milan (MXP) or an overnight layover, this is the perfect place to stay.
The hotel is actually located in Terminal 2 of the airport, so you won’t have to worry at all about a transfer when catching a flight.
You can book a standard room here for 15,000 to 20,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per night.
5. JW Marriott Hotel Chengdu — China
The JW Marriott Hotel Chengdu is considered one of the best hotels in the city. Its location makes visiting the panda reserve a breeze, and if you’re in Chengdu, you have to see the pandas!
Award stays can be booked starting around 15,000 points per night. The price you see may go up to 20,000 points per night for pricey dates.
6. JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi — Vietnam
If there’s one thing that people mention about the JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi, it’s the amazing service you can expect. Always friendly and ready to help, you’ll be able to relax by the pool or have a great meal during your stay in Hanoi.
Priced at around 20,000 to 30,000 Marriott Bonvoy points, you can book a night at this fantastic property.
7. JW Marriott Hotel Beijing — China
Located near the mall, many restaurants, and a Metro station, the JW Marriott Hotel Beijing is a fantastic place to stay during your visit to Beijing. If you have access to the Executive Lounge, you’ll enjoy it even more!
You can book a stay at this hotel starting at 20,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per night and topping out at 30,000 points per night.
Hot Tip: Marriott Bonvoy Platinum Elite, Titanium Elite, and Ambassador Elite receive guaranteed lounge access as a benefit of membership. Our complete guide to the benefits of Marriott Elite status details the perks of each tier.
8. JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel — Romania
Whether you want to walk to Romania’s Parliament or visit the old town section of Bucharest, the JW Marriott Bucharest Grand Hotel is a great choice for your visit thanks to its amazing location.
Like many JW Marriott Hotel properties, this one stands out for its exceptional service.
You can book a stay at this hotel starting around 20,000 to 30,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per night.
9. Marriott Hotel Al Forsan, Abu Dhabi — United Arab Emirates
If you like relaxing at the pool, don’t miss this property! The Marriott Hotel Al Forsan, Abu Dhabi has a massive pool and plenty of food and drink to enjoy. This property opened in 2017 and receives rave reviews for its service — particularly the Executive Lounge staff.
This is another great option for your free night certificates, and it can be booked for as low as 20,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per night or as much as 30,000 points per night.
10. JW Marriott Hotel Santo Domingo — Dominican Republic
If you enjoy luxury malls, the JW Marriott Hotel Santo Domingo is connected to a great one. If you’d prefer to relax, this beautiful property has an amazing pool for you to enjoy as well.
As is probably clear from the other JW Marriott hotels on the list, you can expect great service from the staff here, too.
An award night can be booked for as little as 20,000 to 30,000 Marriott Bonvoy points in a standard room.
11. JW Marriott Hotel Bangkok — Thailand
Located in the heart of the city, the JW Marriott Hotel Bangkok is a perfect place to stay — whether you’re traveling for work, on vacation, or just hoping to try some of Bangkok’s amazing street food!
You can book a stay at this great hotel for 30,000 to 40,000 points per night.
12. JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort & Spa — Vietnam
The JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort & Spa is located on an island just off the coast of Vietnam and Cambodia, and it’s just what you would expect from an island resort.
This property makes it easy to relax, enjoy great food, and rest assured that the hotel staff is ready to help no matter what.
You can book stays at this fantastic resort starting at around 30,000 points per night. However, during the high season, expect award nights to cost up to 60,000 points.
This is also a great place to use your annual free night certificate if you have an applicable co-branded Marriott card.
13. Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa — Mexico
You don’t have to cross an ocean to experience an amazing Marriott property! The Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa in Mexico is a fantastic place to escape for a little relaxation. The staff is attentive and happy to ensure an easy vacation for you and your friends and family.
Stays can be booked for around 30,000 to 40,000 points per night.
14. JW Marriott Macau — China
If you like visiting the casinos of Las Vegas, you will love Macau. That’s not all there is to enjoy though, as Macau is a fascinating blend of European and Chinese cultures.
When you’re not running around Macau taking it all in, you can rest assured the staff at the JW Marriott Macau will take care of you.
Stays at this hotel start at around 30,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per night. Rates can go as high as 40,000 points per night, so keep that in mind.
15. JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa — Italy
If you’ve dreamed of escaping to a luxury private island resort to relax, look no further than the JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa.
A quick water taxi ride away from the center of Venice, you can visit a city full of history during the day and relax at the resort at night.
You can book stays here starting at around 50,000 to 70,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per night.
Hot Tip: Our comprehensive guide to virtual tours of popular attractions includes the canals, pathways, and unique bridges of Venice.
16. JW Marriott Grosvenor House — London, England
This beautiful property has an amazing staff, and some rooms even have views of Hyde Park. Without a doubt, the JW Marriott Grosvenor House is one of the best hotels in London, an iconic city to visit.
You can book your stay here starting at around 50,000 to 70,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per night.
17. St. Regis Bora Bora Resort — French Polynesia
Bora Bora is one of the hottest beach destinations in the world. Nestled within French Polynesia, the St. Regis Bora Bora provides an impeccable, serene experience.
You can book your stay here starting at around 70,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per night. Just beware that prices can go as high as 120,000 points per night!
Hot Tip: Couple a stay at the St. Regis Bora Bora with a flight to Bora Bora on points for a vacation all thanks to points!
18. St. Regis Hong Kong
Perhaps the most luxurious hotel in Hong Kong, the St. Regis Hong Kong is redefining what elegance and opulence that Hong Kong is known for. Have an epic stay here savoring the dining from Michelin-starred chefs in the heart of the Wan Chai district.
You can book your stay here for 70,000 to 100,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per night.
19. The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park
Reminiscent of classic opulence, The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park is one of the best ways to stay in Manhattan. Nestled along Central Park, this hotel is definitely one of the best uses of Marriott Bonvoy points, particularly for high rollers.
You can book your stay here starting at around 70,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per night. As you can imagine, though, reward rates can go as high as 120,000 points per night.
20. St. Regis New York
Perhaps the points hotel that competes most closely with The Ritz-Carlton is the St. Regis New York. What better way to experience New York luxury than butler service that packs and unpacks for you?
You can book your stay here for 70,000 to 120,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per night.
21. Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai — United Arab Emirates
Al Maha, a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai is one of the most aspirational properties out there. It is an all-inclusive resort, meaning each guest can have 3 meals per day.
You’ll also enjoy 2 activities per day, which include falconry, nature walks, ghaf tree walks, horseback riding, desert drives, wildlife drives, camel treks, sundowners, and archery.
You can book your stay here starting for around 70,000 to 120,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per night.
22. St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort
Certainly, the famous St. Regis Maldives Vommuli Resort is an unbelievable masterpiece in the hospitality industry.
With cash prices starting at $1,000+, this is certainly one of the best ways to book an extremely expensive hotel with Marriott Bonvoy points.
You can book your stay here starting at about 70,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per night. During pricey dates, expect to redeem closer to 120,000 points per night, though!
23. St. Regis Mardavall Mallorca Resort — Spain
The birthplace of tennis legend Rafael Nadal, Mallorca is one of the best beach destinations in the Mediterranean.
The St. Regis Mardavall Mallorca Resort capitalizes on the perfect scenery by being one of the most expensive and luxurious properties in Mallorca.
You can book your stay here starting at around 70,000 to 120,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per night.
24. W Koh Samui — Thailand
Koh Samui is known to be one of Thailand’s most prestigious islands to enjoy the sun and water. Situated on Mae Nam beach, the W Koh Samui is an ultra-luxe property to spend your hard-earned Marriott Bonvoy points.
You can book your stay here starting at 70,000 to 120,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per night.
25. W Maldives
One competitor to the St. Regis Maldives is the W Maldives, which is also a Marriott hotel. Staying true to the W brand, these hotels primarily appeal to young adults with tons of activities and a dynamic vibe.
You can book your stay here starting at around 70,000 to 120,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per night.
26. The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong
The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong is the world’s highest hotel, and it’s located in West Kowloon, which is a somewhat atypical location for luxe hotels in Hong Kong. Nonetheless, some highlights include epic views, Michelin-star dining, and awesome service.
You can book a standard room here for around 70,000 to 100,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per night, depending on the cash rates of your stay.
27. Suiran, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Kyoto — Japan
Suiran, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Kyoto is one of the best uses of points. With cash rates through the roof, this peaceful retreat features ultra-classy Japanese accommodations and an authentic experience.
Definitely consider this if you want to have a genuine experience in Kyoto.
You can book your stay here starting at around 70,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per night. During the high season, expect rates to jump up to 120,000 points per night.
28. St. Regis Bali Resort — Indonesia
The St. Regis Bali Resort is located in the upscale area of Nusa Dua in Bali. The service is known to be the highlight here, featuring classic Balinese touches of art and nature. With cash rates exceeding $600+ on average, staying here is a great use of your points.
You can book your stay here starting at around 70,000 to 100,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per night.
29. St. Regis Florence — Italy
One of the most luxurious hotels in Italy, the St. Regis Florence features acclaimed fine dining, a posh spa, butler service, and opulent amenities — even wine and Champagne tastings.
If you wanted to pay cash, you’d have to shell out at least $800 to $1,000 per night to book your stay here.
You can book your stay here starting at around 70,000 Marriott Bonvoy points per night. During high season, those rates shoot up to around 100,000 points per night.
Cash + Points Bookings
To search for Cash + Points options, you have to search for award stays by selecting Use Points / Certificates when you search for a specific hotel. The search results will show you the award rate and any Cash + Points options (if availability exists).
Fifth Night Free on Award Stays
Another great way to use points is to book 4 nights with Marriott Bonvoy points to receive the fifth night free. You’re essentially getting a 20% discount per night, but the word “free” sounds great!
Use Points To Upgrade a Stay
You can also use your Marriott Bonvoy points to upgrade a paid or award stay rather than paying cash. Upgrades are charged in blocks of 5,000 points, subject to hotel availability, with some properties and rooms requiring multiple upgrade blocks.
Homes & Villas by Marriott
Homes & Villas by Marriott includes thousands of premium and luxury homes located around the world, including the U.S., Canada, Central America, Mexico, South America, the Caribbean, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific! These properties are not owned or managed by Marriott.
Rather than a traditional award chart, award nights are based on the price of a stay, with points worth 0.6 cents per point toward the stay.
Marriott has a massive presence around the world and some very nice properties that make for amazing award redemptions.
With so many ways to earn Marriott Bonvoy points, it’s now even easier to amass the points needed for a wonderful trip!
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