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Top 20 Most Redeemed Bonvoy Properties

Top 20 Most Redeemed Bonvoy Properties

Old Dec 14, 2020, 6:05 pm
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Top 20 Most Redeemed Bonvoy Properties

20. London Marriott Hotel County Hall; London

19. Sheraton Sand Key Resort; Clearwater

18. The Westin Denver International Airport; Denver

17. Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center; Kissimmee

16. Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center; Nashville

15. Orlando World Center Marriott; Orlando

14. The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach; Oahu

13. Renaissance Aruba Resort & Casino; Oranjestad, Aruba

12. Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa; Oahu

11. JW Marriott Essex House New York; New York City

10. The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman; Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

9. Sheraton Grand Seattle; Seattle

8. The Westin Tokyo; Tokyo

7. Walt Disney World Swan; Orlando

6. Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel; New York City

5. JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort; Marco Island

4. The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Autograph Collection; Las Vegas

3. Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino; Palm Beach, Aruba

2. Wailea Beach Resort Marriott, Maui; Maui

1. New York Marriott Marquis; New York City

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Old Dec 14, 2020, 6:13 pm
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This is a rather interesting list and about 75% of these hotels wouldnt have made my top 100 list to be honest.
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Old Dec 14, 2020, 7:27 pm
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The Denver airport being on this list if bizarre to me.
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Old Dec 14, 2020, 7:28 pm
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the Denver airport location is a head scratcher The rest are standard vacation spots for families. Interesting that the only European property is County Hall London. No Paris or Rome
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The Denver Westin is adjacent to the terminal whereas the nearest other hotels, at least last time I stayed there, are a 15 minute ride, after schlepping your bags to a shuttle stop, waiting, then schlepping your bags into the property, then back again the next day. I've stayed there after a ski vacation, for a flight the next morning, at least three times, all on points.

I've redeemed at five of them, and stayed at three others, but also have stays in lower-end properties near several of them. When I travel, hotels are for sleeping, after getting out early and returning late after exploring wherever we are traveling. No need to waste points on fancy facilities as long as the bed is good and the room is quiet, IMO.

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Old Dec 14, 2020, 9:36 pm
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I normally defend Marriott but this smells of pure advertising. Especially when being privy to the actual
numbers.
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Old Dec 15, 2020, 12:42 am
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Originally Posted by hotelboy
I normally defend Marriott but this smells of pure advertising. Especially when being privy to the actual numbers.
As in trying to get more guests to redeem at these "popular" locations?

I would be interested to see the top 50 or top 100.
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Old Dec 15, 2020, 1:06 am
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Originally Posted by CPRich
The Denver Westin is adjacent to the terminal whereas the nearest other hotels, at least last time I stayed there, are a 15 minute ride, after schlepping your bags to a shuttle stop, waiting, then schlepping your bags into the property, then back again the next day. I've stayed there after a ski vacation, for a flight the next morning, at least three times, all on points.

I've redeemed at five of them, and stayed at three others, but also have stays in lower-end properties near several of them. When I travel, hotels are for sleeping, after getting out early and returning late after exploring wherever we are traveling. No need to waste points on fancy facilities as long as the bed is good and the room is quiet, IMO.
Is the Westin any good?
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On a regional basis, many hotels make sense.

Le Meridien N Fis in Marrakech is #2 for Middle East / Africa - cheap with points and not much international competition...

Al Maha in the Dubai desert is #4. Points is again the correct option vs. the cash price.

The Paris hotels in the Europe list are the ones costing fewer points, not the "best".

The Asia list is similar. The Courtyard Shatin in Hong Kong is another great option using points, even though it's nobody's idea of an iconic HKG hotel. Similar could be said of the two BKK hotels listed.
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From the same source, the "top ten list of most-redeemed hotels in Europe" is :

10. MOXY Paris Bastille France; Paris
9. Hotel Prince de Galles, a Luxury Collection Hotel; Paris
8. JW Marriott Grosvenor House London; London
7. Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa; Lisbon
6. Amsterdam Marriott Hotel; Amsterdam
5. The Westin Excelsior, Rome; Rome
4. Courtyard by Marriott Paris Gare de Lyon; Paris
3. London Marriott Hotel Park Lane; London
2. Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel; Amsterdam
1. London Marriott Hotel County Hall; London
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Originally Posted by craigthemif
On a regional basis, many hotels make sense.

Le Meridien N Fis in Marrakech is #2 for Middle East / Africa - cheap with points and not much international competition...

Al Maha in the Dubai desert is #4. Points is again the correct option vs. the cash price.

The Paris hotels in the Europe list are the ones costing fewer points, not the "best".

The Asia list is similar. The Courtyard Shatin in Hong Kong is another great option using points, even though it's nobody's idea of an iconic HKG hotel. Similar could be said of the two BKK hotels listed.
Maybe when cash rates are high. I didn't think it was worth the points when I was there earlier this year. Their cash rates seem to have suffered due to COVID and the protests from before.
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Originally Posted by Oxon Flyer
From the same source, the "top ten list of most-redeemed hotels in Europe" is :

10. MOXY Paris Bastille France; Paris
9. Hotel Prince de Galles, a Luxury Collection Hotel; Paris
8. JW Marriott Grosvenor House London; London
7. Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa; Lisbon
6. Amsterdam Marriott Hotel; Amsterdam
5. The Westin Excelsior, Rome; Rome
4. Courtyard by Marriott Paris Gare de Lyon; Paris
3. London Marriott Hotel Park Lane; London
2. Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel; Amsterdam
1. London Marriott Hotel County Hall; London
You agree with the ranking?
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I doubt that the ranking would be the same if looking at just more recent months, but who knows.

Originally Posted by jeffcarp
The Denver airport being on this list if bizarre to me.
Ski season gets people to use points there a lot -- especially those who have MVC points galore -- and it's been a better deal on points then than on regular paid cash stays.

Originally Posted by lsquare
Is the Westin any good?
Beside being more convenient, it's at the top or at least close to top when compared to the bulk of the airport area hotels there. Using USD for this hotel also often costs close to 3-4x what other area hotels that are decent cost when using USD for Hotwire "opaque" bookings.
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Originally Posted by lsquare
Is the Westin any good?
Don't take your clothes off in front of the windows.
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Old Dec 15, 2020, 5:49 am
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Originally Posted by lsquare
You agree with the ranking?
Without an understanding of what "most redeemed" means, it's impossible to judge. "Most number of members redeeming here", "most redemption nights here" and "most redemption stays here" will each have very different ranking tables.
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