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The Ultimate Guide to Hyatt Milestone Rewards [2024]

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Hyatt Milestone Rewards are a lucrative part of the World of Hyatt program, offering valuable perks like Club Access Awards, Suite Upgrade Awards, and free night certificates.

It was refreshed in 2024 with even more desirable awards, including Guest of Honor, Miraval Extra Night Awards, and a coveted (but hard-to-earn) Ultimate Free Night Award.

Let’s get to the details so you can start earning these fun rewards.

What Are Hyatt Milestone Rewards?

Hyatt Milestone Rewards is an exciting part of the World of Hyatt loyalty program. It offers valuable perks, including bonus points, upgrades to suites, free night certificates, and more. The program was revamped for 2024 and beyond with the addition of new perks and milestone levels.

These rewards are earned starting at just 20 nights and every 10 nights thereafter. While some of the tier levels correspond to earning Hyatt elite status (Explorist at 30 nights or Globalist at 60 nights), Milestone Rewards aren’t officially tied to elite status.

For example, if you earn status through a status match or fast-track program, you won’t be eligible for Hyatt Milestone Rewards unless you also earn the required number of elite nights or base points.

How To Earn Hyatt Milestone Rewards

Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana Dominican Republic
At all-inclusive resorts, you can earn points and nights that count toward Milestone Rewards. Image Credit: Katie Seemann

Hyatt Milestone Rewards are earned based on the number of qualifying nights or base points earned in a calendar year.

A qualifying night is one in which the member pays an eligible rate or redeems a free night award at a participating location. Nights booked using World of Hyatt points count as qualifying nights. Elite nights earned from holding The World of Hyatt Credit Card, as well as nights earned from spending on the World of Hyatt card and the World of Hyatt Business Credit Card, also count as qualifying nights.

Base points are earned by spending at Hyatt hotels. Points earned from credit card spending, elite status bonuses, or promotions are considered bonus points and, therefore, don’t count toward your base point total.

Hot Tip:

Hyatt Milestone Rewards are earned based on the number of qualifying nights or base points earned in a qualifying year. Unless you’re paying for lots of stays in high-priced Hyatts, it’s easier to earn Milestone Rewards through qualifying nights, which can be earned through staying in Hyatt hotels and spending on Hyatt co-branded credit cards.

How To Keep Track of Your Hyatt Milestone Rewards

You can easily keep track of your Hyatt Milestone Rewards in your online Hyatt account. After logging in, head to your Account Overview, where you can see a Milestone Rewards tracker and details about what you can earn at each level.

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There’s a Milestone Rewards tracker in your online account. Image Credit: Hyatt

Any earned awards, including Club Lounge Access Awards, Suite Upgrade Awards, and free night certificates, will be in the My Awards section of your online account.

Hyatt awards in online account
Any awards you have earned will be available in your online account. Image Credit: Hyatt
Bottom Line:

The Hyatt Milestone Rewards program, revamped in 2024, awards perks — including free night certificates, lounge access, and upgrades to suites — based on the number of qualifying nights or base points earned in a calendar year.

Hyatt Milestone Rewards Levels

Here’s the Hyatt Milestone Rewards program at a glance. Scroll down for details of each level.

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Hyatt Milestone LevelAutomatic RewardChoose 1 Reward
20 nights or 35,000 pointsN/A2K Next Stay Award2 Club Access Awards$25 FIND  credit
30 nights or 50,000 pointsCategory 1-4 free night certificate2K Next Stay Award2 Club Access Awards$25 FIND  credit
40 nights or 65,000 pointsGuest of Honor Award5,000 bonus pointsSuite Upgrade Award$150 FIND credit
50 nights or 80,000 pointsN/A5,000 bonus points2 Suite Upgrade Awards$150 FIND credit
60 nights or 100,000 points2 Guest of Honor Awards, 2 Suite Upgrade Awards, Category 1-7 free night certificate, My Hyatt ConciergeN/AN/AN/A
70, 80, and 90 nightsGuest of Honor Award10,000 bonus pointsSuite Upgrade Award$300 FIND credit
100 nightsCategory 1-7 free night award10,000 bonus pointsSuite Upgrade AwardMiraval Extra Night
110, 120, 130, and 140 nightsGuest of Honor Award10,000 bonus pointsSuite Upgrade AwardMiraval Extra Night
150 nightsUltimate Free Night Award10,000 bonus pointsSuite Upgrade AwardMiraval Extra Night

20 Qualifying Nights or 35,000 Base Points

After earning 20 qualifying nights or 35,000 base points, World of Hyatt members will get to choose 1 of the following rewards:

  • 2K Next Stay Award: Earn 2,000 bonus World of Hyatt points on your next stay at a Hyatt Place, Hyatt House, Caption by Hyatt, or UrCove location.
  • 2 Club Access Awards: Each award can be applied to a stay to get access to the club lounge for complimentary breakfast and snacks at participating locations.
  • $25 FIND Experience credit: Get a $25 credit that can be applied to a Hyatt FIND Experience.
Hot Tip:

Club Access Awards offer guests complimentary breakfast and snacks throughout the day. Unfortunately, they can only be used at participating Hyatt Regency or Grand Hyatt hotels with an open club lounge. This benefit comes automatically for Globalist members, so this perk only makes sense for those with low-level or no Hyatt status.

30 Qualifying Nights or 50,000 Base Points

Once you earn 30 qualifying nights or 50,000 base points, you’ll earn Hyatt Explorist status. This mid-tier status doesn’t offer much beyond what is earned at the Discoverist level (earned at 10 nights, 25,000 points, or just by holding a Hyatt co-branded credit card). The best parts of Explorist status, outside of what you’ll earn through the Hyatt Milestone Rewards program, are a 20% points bonus on eligible purchases and an upgraded room (excluding suites and club lounge access rooms).

At this level, however, the Hyatt Milestone Rewards program offers some valuable benefits. You’ll earn a Category 1-4 free night award and your choice of the following:

  • 2K Next Stay Award
  • 2 Club Access Awards
  • $25 FIND Experience credit

40 Qualifying Nights or 65,000 Base Points

After earning 40 qualifying nights or 65,000 base points in a calendar year, members will earn a Guest of Honor Award. This award offers Globalist status benefits (including free breakfast and room upgrades) on stays of up to 7 nights (on paid or award stays). It can gifted to friends and family or used for yourself.

Additionally, members can choose 1 of the following rewards:

  • 5,000 bonus Hyatt points
  • Suite Upgrade Award: Each award offers an upgrade to a standard suite, when available, for a stay of up to 7 nights. This can be gifted to friends or family or used for yourself.
  • $150 FIND Experience credit
2 bedroom suite at Hyatt Regency Deerfield
Use a Suite Upgrade Award to upgrade a stay of up to 7 nights. Image Credit: Katie Seemann

50 Qualifying Nights or 80,000 Base Points

When you earn 50 qualifying nights or 80,000 base points in a calendar year, you’ll get to choose 1 of the following:

  • 5,000 bonus Hyatt points
  • 2 Suite Upgrade Awards
  • $150 FIND Experience credit

60 Qualifying Nights or 100,000 Base Points

You’ll earn Hyatt Globalist status by earning 60 qualifying nights or 100,000 base points in a calendar year. This is the top-tier status within the Hyatt program, and it comes with a slew of valuable benefits, including complimentary breakfast, room upgrades, free parking on award nights, a 4 p.m. late checkout, and so much more.

In addition to Globalist status, you’ll earn all of the following Milestone Rewards:

  • 2 Guest of Honor Awards
  • 2 Suite Upgrade Awards
  • Category 1-7 Free Night Award: This free night certificate applies to any Category 1-7 hotel or Category A-D all-inclusive resort.
  • Access to My Hyatt Concierge: Get access to a dedicated Hyatt agent for personalized service.

70, 80, and 90 Qualifying Nights

For true Hyatt loyalists who spend significant time at Hyatt hotels, the rewards keep adding up. You’ll earn a Guest of Honor Award after staying 70, 80, and 90 qualifying nights. In addition, you can choose any of the following after meeting each 10-night threshold.

  • 10,000 bonus points
  • Suite Upgrade Award
  • $300 FIND Experience credit

100 Qualifying Nights

Members who earn 100 qualifying nights in a calendar year earn a Category 1-7 free night certificate. This certificate also applies to any Category A-D all-inclusive resort. On top of that, you can choose 1 of the following rewards:

  • 10,000 bonus points
  • Suite Upgrade Award
  • Miraval Extra Night Award: This perk offers a complimentary second night at any Miraval Resort when booking an eligible night.
Miraval Berkshires in Massachusetts
Earn a complimentary second night at Miraval starting at 100 nights. Image Credit: Katie Seemann

110, 120, 130, and 140 Qualifying Nights

A member will receive a Guest of Honor Award each time they achieve a new 10-night threshold between 110 and 140 qualifying nights. In addition, that member can choose 1 of the following rewards at each level:

  • 10,000 bonus points
  • Suite Upgrade Award
  • Miraval Extra Night Award

150 Qualifying Nights

If you can manage to stay a whopping 150 qualifying nights in Hyatt hotels in a calendar year, you’ll earn an Ultimate Free Night Award. This coveted free night award can be applied to any participating Category 1-8 Hyatt hotel, any participating Category A-F all-inclusive resort, or any participating Miraval Resort.

Additionally, you’ll get to choose 1 of the following rewards:

  • 10,000 bonus points
  • Suite Upgrade Award
  • Miraval Extra Night Award
Bottom Line:

The Hyatt Milestone Rewards program was updated in 2024 and now includes rewards at 110, 120, 130, 140, and 150 nights. Previously, the program only awarded stays up to 100 nights, which is excellent news for those who stay extensively at Hyatt hotels.

Final Thoughts

Hyatt Milestone Rewards is a way to get perks and bonuses along the way to and beyond earning Hyatt elite status. These rewards start at just 20 nights or 35,000 points per year and are awarded all the way up to 150 nights. As part of the Milestone Rewards program, Hyatt members can earn bonuses like Suite Upgrade Awards, Guest of Honor Awards, bonus points, and free night certificates.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are Hyatt Milestone Rewards?

Hyatt Milestone Rewards are perks earned throughout the year based on the number of qualifying nights you stay in Hyatt hotels or the number of Hyatt base points you earn in a year. Starting at just 20 nights or 35,000 points, these rewards can include things like Club Access Awards, Suite Upgrade Awards, free night certificates, and more.

How are Hyatt Milestone Rewards changing in 2024?

The Hyatt Milestone Rewards program was updated as of January 1, 2024. The change was positive overall, with new tiers and rewards added. Some of the more exciting changes include the addition of all-inclusive Category A-D resorts to the Category 1-7 free night certificates, the ability to earn a Guest of Honor stay at just 40 nights, and the addition of Miraval Extra Night awards and Ultimate Free Night awards.

How do I earn Hyatt Milestone Rewards?

Hyatt Milestone Rewards are earned based on the number of qualifying nights or base points earned in a calendar year. The minimum required to earn a Milestone Reward is 20 nights or 35,000 base points. However, there are numerous tiers offering unique perks all the way up to 150 qualifying nights.

Can you earn Hyatt Milestones after 100 nights?

Yes! With the expansion of the Hyatt Milestone Program in 2024, you can earn Milestone Rewards all the way up to 150 nights. Previously, the Hyatt Milestone Rewards chart only offered awards up to 100 nights, and the benefits starting at 70 nights were just 10,000 bonus points or 1 Suite Night Upgrade award. Now, tier levels starting at 70 nights are more rewarding, with some of the most coveted perks like the new Miraval Extra Night award and Ultimate Free Night award earned at 100 nights and beyond.

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About Katie Seemann

Katie has been in the points and miles game since 2015 and started her own blog in 2016. She’s been freelance writing since then and her work has been featured in publications like Travel + Leisure, Forbes Advisor, and Fortune Recommends.

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