Points Users, Take Note: These Are the Top Redeemed Hotels in the U.S.By Jenny Shank
Marriott Bonvoy members earn points as they journey around the world, gaining insights about how to travel in comfort and style while embracing new destinations and cultures. So when it’s time to redeem their points, which hotels do these savvy adventurers choose most often?
The top 10 properties in the U.S. (according to 2019 redemption data) where members most frequently redeem their points include hotels with locations, decor, service and amenities that wow. As always, check for travel restrictions and closures before planning your trip.
Although it’s located in a bustling shopping district and comprises 552 ocean-view residences, including 246 luxury suites, guests say The Ritz-Carlton feels intimate thanks to gracious staff who infuse “aloha spirit” into every gesture.
Sun-struck balconies, separate pools for families and adults, and in-room kitchenettes and laundry make stays here exceptional.
9. Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa; Oahu
Majestic Diamond Head rises behind this beachfront resort located steps away from the beach and an easy walk to plentiful shopping. Guests enjoy spacious rooms with views of either Diamond Head Crater, the ocean or Waikiki’s city lights.
As the sun sets, visit Moana Terrace for a poolside mai tai and nightly Hawaiian cultural entertainment.
8. JW Marriott Essex House New York; New York City
This art deco jewel has been a signature Manhattan luxury hotel since 1931. A 2017 renovation polished everything about the space, from its gleaming marble and chandelier-lined lobby to its serene PRIMP Spa.
Located across the street from Central Park South and a few blocks from nine subway lines, Essex House is the ideal base for visiting Lincoln Center, the MoMA, Rockefeller Center and more.
7. Sheraton Grand Seattle; Seattle
Guests return to this property year after year for its prime location downtown, an easy walk from Pike Place Market, the waterfront and Seattle Art Museum. The Space Needle is a quick monorail ride away.
This Sheraton gleams after its recent multimillion-dollar renovation and boasts a top-floor fitness center and pool that offer inspiring views on clear days.
6. Walt Disney World Swan; Orlando
This sweeping, swan-topped, coral-and-aqua confection, designed with whimsy by postmodern architect Michael Graves, casts a Magic Kingdom spell.
Perks include Camp Dolphin for kids, five vast swimming pools — including one with waterfalls, and access to Extra Magic Hours at Disney parks. The Swan lies within walking distance of Epcot and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
5. Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel; New York City
As one of the largest hotels in Manhattan, this 1,719-room Sheraton exudes midtown energy. Located just blocks from Central Park, Times Square and the Theater District, this hotel welcomes small pets for a small fee and features a fitness center with street views and Hudson Market for tasty sandwiches.
4. JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort; Marco Island
With two private 18-hole golf courses, balconies off each room, the Tiki Tribe camp for kids, and adults-only fun offered at Paradise by Sirene, this resort takes customized unwinding seriously.
Enjoy two expansive pools, watersport rentals, a daily schedule of activities, a full-service spa and a sprawling, white sand beach location.
3. The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Autograph Collection; Las Vegas
The Cosmopolitan embodies Vegas’s more-is-more aesthetic with a posh, ground-level, 100,000-square-foot casino; dozens of dining options (including the city’s first locations of NYC beacons Momofuku, Milk Bar and Scarpetta); three pools; and a prime location smack on the strip.
Its life-is-a-party vibe and plentiful nightclubs attract throngs of youthful revelers.
2. Wailea Beach Resort – Marriott, Maui; Maui
This gorgeous resort caters to every type of guest with its four swimming pools, including an adults-only infinity pool and the kid-pleasing NALU Adventure Pool. A five-minute walk brings guests to Wailea Beach, where umbrellas and lounge chairs await.
Snorkel in sea-turtle-filled reefs, take in a new movie every evening at the theater, play in the arcade or on the nearby golf course, and enjoy this luxurious refuge.
1. New York Marriott Marquis; New York City
You’re on Broadway’s doorstep in the heart of bustling Times Square at this sprawling hotel, which offers respite from the action through amenities that include concierge service offering ace advice on navigating Manhattan (and help securing coveted theater tickets), plus a 24-hour fitness center with city views.
Several restaurants and rooms overlook Broadway’s glittering lights, and you’ll relish watching the Times Square ball drop on New Year’s Eve from the comfort of your room.
Honorable mention properties see a higher-than-average percentage of Marriott Bonvoy members redeeming points to stay there.
This 50-room charmer tucked between Charleston City Market and the beach delights with color and class, from its bright modern-art collection and gleaming chandeliers to its rooftop patio restaurant.
Stay steps from Key West’s party hub, Duval Street, at the chic and comfy Saint Hotel, which is minutes away from Old Town and the beach. The romantic lighting here sets the mood.
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