Hotel Credit Cards - Reviews
With high rewards rates, large sign-up bonuses and valuable perks such as free room upgrades and complimentary meals, hotel cards can be an appealing proposition for brand loyalists and frequent travelers alike.
We've rated and reviewed hotel cards from a variety of hotel chains, looking at the value of sign-up bonuses, rewards rates and perks, as well as the flexibility of redemption and the size and breadth of the hotel chain. We aim to help you find a hotel card that not only lets you rack up free hotel nights, but lets you redeem those free nights for times and locations that fit your travel needs.
Hilton Honors Ascend card from American Express
Last reviewed: May 18, 2018
With a large introductory bonus and excellent earning potential, this card is a good choice for a Hilton Honors loyalty program member.
Club Carlson Premier Rewards Visa Signature card
Last reviewed: February 8, 2018
The Club Carlson Premier Rewards Visa Signature card has some nice features for frequent travelers, as well as some very valuable rewards for frequent guests of Club Carlson.
Club Carlson Rewards Visa Signature card
Last reviewed: November 15, 2017
The Club Carlson Rewards Visa Signature card offers a lower annual fee and easier spending requirements than the Club Carlson Rewards Premier card, but comes with fewer benefits as well.
Best Western Rewards Premium MasterCard
Last reviewed: November 20, 2017
With huge bonuses for loyal card members and an ample points bonus on Best Western hotel stays, the Best Western Rewards Premium card more than makes up for its annual fee.
The Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express
Last reviewed: April 19, 2018
This best-in-class hotel rewards card comes with great perks and offers a high rewards value, thanks to the versatility of Starpoints. This offer is no longer available.
Marriott Rewards Premier Plus card
Last reviewed: May 15, 2018
The 100,000-point bonus on the new Marriott Rewards Premier Plus card is a good incentive to take Marriott’s upgraded rewards program for a test run.
The Hyatt Credit Card
Last reviewed: April 24, 2018
Even though the Hyatt Credit Card’s earning scheme is not awe-inspiring, the sign-up and annual bonuses make this card more than worthwhile for Hyatt aficionados.
IHG Rewards Club Premier card
Last reviewed: April 23, 2018
Though IHG points are a bit inflated, the 80,000-point bonus on the new IHG Rewards Club Premier card is a great incentive to sign up.
Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card
Last reviewed: May 3, 2018
With its large sign-up bonus, Marriott fans will find this card worth having, despite a high annual fee and a mediocre earning scheme. This offer is no longer available on our site.
Wyndham Rewards Visa card
Last reviewed: February 22, 2018
This hotel card offers bonus points on a wide range of hotels and resorts and an uncommonly high rewards rate for everyday purchases. But don’t get too excited: For many rewards purchases, Wyndham points are worth significantly less than the average rewards card.
Barclay Choice Privileges Visa Signature card
Last reviewed: April 6, 2018
The Choice Privileges Visa Signature stands out for its generous rewards and wide network of well-known hotels for travelers on a budget.
Hilton Honors card from American Express
Last reviewed: May 18, 2018
The Hilton Honors card from American Express offers a sizable point-bonus on hotel stays and everyday purchases and includes enticing perks for Hilton guests, but the card’s outstanding rewards program isn’t quite as generous as it seems.