Rooms for Day Use

Old May 13, 2020, 8:50 pm
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Rooms for Day Use

Do rooms booked for day use count toward elite nights? I searched but did not see it on Marriott.com. Thanks.
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Old May 13, 2020, 9:35 pm
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Originally Posted by pilgrim
Do rooms booked for day use count toward elite nights? I searched but did not see it on Marriott.com. Thanks.
I wouldn’t believe so, as it’s a generally cheaper rate than the standard rate at a property. Personally, I would hope not because it would be another way for people to devalue the program.

Try giving Marriott a call and ask them for the reference to their T&C.
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Old May 13, 2020, 11:03 pm
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Thanks. I've not had the best luck with consistency in responses to other questions.
I'm seeing rates about 85% of evening costs, so hoped they would count.
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Old May 14, 2020, 3:41 am
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Per one of the Marriott Bonvoy Lurker's response in the How do I book a day rate? thread, no night credits (which makes sense), but you would still receive any "stay" based bonuses you are eligible for.
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Old May 14, 2020, 4:33 am
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Originally Posted by pilgrim
Thanks. I've not had the best luck with consistency in responses to other questions.
I'm seeing rates about 85% of evening costs, so hoped they would count.
As with many things Marriott, it’s likely a case of YMMV. The official answer seems to be no which means clamming nights in the event they don’t post automatically will be problematic.
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Old May 14, 2020, 8:47 am
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Originally Posted by hhoope01
Per one of the Marriott Bonvoy Lurker's response in the How do I book a day rate? thread, no night credits (which makes sense), but you would still receive any "stay" based bonuses you are eligible for.
So no stay credit for a day stay... but if you flew on elsewhere to spend the night you would likely get credit for that I trust? A guess...
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Old May 14, 2020, 9:32 am
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Thank you.
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Old May 14, 2020, 10:44 am
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So no stay credit for a day stay... but if you flew on elsewhere to spend the night you would likely get credit for that I trust? A guess...
Technically you will get a "stay" credit, but no night credit as you won't spend the night. Back in the SPG days, getting a Stay credit meant something (i.e. credit toward elite status). Marriott though doesn't have a "stay" base for elite status on "nights".

But if Marriott were to have a stay based bonus offer, a day rate should apply toward that bonus offer.
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Old May 14, 2020, 10:49 am
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Also, you may well find that there are local offerings which are not published and which receive no benefits, but can be very cheap if you have limited needs, e.g. 5-6 hours. Call the property directly and speak with the FD.
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