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2017 Starwood Hotel Category Changes

2017 Starwood Hotel Category Changes

Old Feb 9, 17, 9:27 am
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2017 Starwood Hotel Category Changes

For those thinking of stays in the next year, Starwood has announced upcoming category changes, eff. 7 March. Of note, Buenos Aires isn't changing, the fancy places are going up, and the Sheraton Mendoza is going down. Book now for a hotel that is going up, and you can rebook after 7 March for those that will have a reduced redemption rate.

Central & South America Sheraton Mendoza Hotel ARGENTINA ME MENDOZA Sheraton 3 2
Central & South America Sheraton Tucuman Hotel ARGENTINA TU TUCUMAN Sheraton 2 1
Central & South America Auberge du Vin, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel ARGENTINA ME TUPUNGATO Tribute Portfolio 3 5
Central & South America Arelauquen Lodge, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel ARGENTINA RN SAN CARLOS DE BARILOCHE Tribute Portfolio 4 5

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Old Feb 9, 17, 11:22 pm
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Sheraton in Mendoza is a very good value as a Cat 2. It was a Cat 2 when I first stayed there on points about 5 years ago.
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Old Feb 10, 17, 10:58 am
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I'm glad I already got my reservation for Auberge du Vin! Going from 7K points (or 5600 per night with a 5 night reservation) to 12-16K per night is quite a hike.
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Old Mar 2, 17, 10:00 am
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I have just come back from Auberge du Vin and it's a fantastic property and amazing value as an SPG Cat 3 property. I would urge any SPG/Marriott members to make booking a points booking before the changeover next week!
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