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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.

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Hilton Honors American Express Ascend Card review

Hilton Honors American Express Ascend Card

4.3 rating

With a large introductory bonus and excellent earning potential, this card is a good choice for a Hilton Honors loyalty program member.

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Club Carlson Premier Rewards Visa Signature card review

Club Carlson Premier Rewards Visa Signature card

4.3 rating

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.

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Club Carlson Rewards Visa Signature card review

Club Carlson Rewards Visa Signature card

4.1 rating

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.

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The World of Hyatt Credit Card review

The World of Hyatt Credit Card

4.1 rating

Even though the World of 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.

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Best Western Rewards Premium MasterCard review

Best Western Rewards Premium MasterCard

4 rating

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.

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The Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express review

The Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express

4 rating

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.

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Marriott Rewards Premier Plus card review

Marriott Rewards Premier Plus card

3.6 rating

The new Marriott Premier Plus card comes with a lot of great upgrades, including an improved earning rate of 6 points per dollar on Marriott hotels and 2 points per dollar on other purchases.

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IHG Rewards Club Premier Credit Card review

IHG Rewards Club Premier Credit Card

3.6 rating

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.

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Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card review

Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card

3.4 rating

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.

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Wyndham Rewards Visa card review

Wyndham Rewards Visa card

1.8 rating

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.

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Barclay Choice Privileges Visa Signature card review

Barclay Choice Privileges Visa Signature card

2.7 rating

The Choice Privileges Visa Signature stands out for its generous rewards and wide network of well-known hotels for travelers on a budget.

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Hilton Honors American Express Card review

Hilton Honors American Express Card

3.1 rating

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. 

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