BOOKABLE NOW: New IHG PointBreaks list of 135 x 5,000 point hotels, including Paris

Yesterday, IHG Rewards Club (the Holiday Inn, HI Express, Crowne Plaza, InterContinental etc group) released a new list of PointBreaks redemptions.

There is usually some pre-publicity for the list but, this time, IHG released it without any teasers.

These rooms are a fantastic deal.

All of the 135 hotels below are available NOW for just 5,000 IHG Rewards Club points per night, saving up to 30,000 points per night in some cases.

PointBreaks availability is very limited so book ASAP if you are interested. Bookings are refundable as with a standard reward reservation so there is nothing to lose.

You can book via the IHG PointBreaks page here or via the standard booking page here.

You can book these hotels for dates up to 31st October.

Holiday Inn Porte de Clichy

You allowed a maximum of two bookings per individual hotel. Each booking can be for as many nights as you want.

Remember that if you attempt to amend your booking later by dropping a night or two the whole booking will reprice at the full rate.

(EDIT: Paris and St Petersburg, as discussed below, now sold out.)

There are two InterContinental hotels on the list – Phnom Penh and Mendoza (Argentina).  The UK and European selection is fairly random, although Holiday Inn Paris Port de Clichy looks very smart (photo above) and claims to be close to Gare du Nord, for Eurostar, by metro.

The Staybridge Suites in St Petersburg looks very good too and was pricing up at £140 per night for a random night I checked.   5,000 points would be a bargain especially as the smallest room is 34 square metres.  I even saw dates with the larger 48 square metre suites available for 5,000 points.

The booking page is here.

The list:

UNITED KINGDOM:

HOLIDAY INN BOLTON CENTRE
HOLIDAY INN BRENTWOOD M25, JCT.28
HOLIDAY INN DARLINGTON – A1 SCOTCH CORNER
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS GRIMSBY
HOLIDAY INN IPSWICH – ORWELL
HOLIDAY INN LEAMINGTON SPA – WARWICK
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS MIDDLESBROUGH – CENTRE SQUARE
HOLIDAY INN LEEDS – WAKEFIELD M1, JCT.40

Europe:

FINLAND

HOLIDAY INN TAMPERE – CENTRAL STATION

FRANCE

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS GRENOBLE – BERNIN
HOLIDAY INN PARIS – PORTE DE CLICHY
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS MONTPELLIER – ODYSSEUM

GERMANY

HOLIDAY INN LEIPZIG – GÜNTHERSDORF

HUNGARY

HOLIDAY INN BUDAPEST – BUDAÖRS

ITALY

HOLIDAY INN NOLA – NAPLES VULCANO BUONO

PORTUGAL

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS LISBON – ALFRAGIDE

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

HOLIDAY INN MOSCOW – SOKOLNIKI
STAYBRIDGE SUITES ST. PETERSBURG

SPAIN

HOLIDAY INN ELCHE
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS PAMPLONA

SWITZERLAND

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS AFFOLTERN AM ALBIS

Asia:

CAMBODIA

INTERCONTINENTAL PHNOM PENH

CHINA (PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC)

HOLIDAY INN HAIKOU WEST COAST
HOLIDAY INN SUITES HULUNBUIR

INDIA

HOLIDAY INN AMRITSAR RANJIT AVENUE
CROWNE PLAZA JAIPUR TONK ROAD
HOLIDAY INN CHANDIGARH PANCHKULA

JAPAN

ANA CROWNE PLAZA KUSHIRO
HOLIDAY INN – ANA RESORT MIYAZAKI

KOREA (REPUBLIC)

HOLIDAY INN INCHEON SONGDO

Africa & Middle East:

LEBANON

HOLIDAY INN BEIRUT – DUNES

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

HOLIDAY INN ABU DHABI

Oceania:

AUSTRALIA

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS SYDNEY MACQUARIE PARK

Central & South America:

ARGENTINA

INTERCONTINENTAL MENDOZA

BRAZIL

HOLIDAY INN BELO HORIZONTE SAVASSI
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS MACEIO PONTA VERDE

COLOMBIA

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES BOGOTA ZONA FINANCIERA

HONDURAS

CROWNE PLAZA SAN PEDRO SULA

PANAMA

CROWNE PLAZA PANAMA

United States:

ALABAMA

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS CLANTON

ARIZONA

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES ORO VALLEY-TUCSON NORTH
CANDLEWOOD SUITES SIERRA VISTA

ARKANSAS

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES HEBER SPRINGS
HOLIDAY INN LITTLE ROCK WEST – CHENAL PKWY
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES MAGNOLIA-LAKE COLUMBIA

CALIFORNIA

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS CALEXICO
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES JACKSON
STAYBRIDGE SUITES PALMDALE

COLORADO

STAYBRIDGE SUITES DENVER TECH CENTER
CANDLEWOOD SUITES CRAIG-NORTHWEST

CONNECTICUT

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS SOUTHINGTON
CANDLEWOOD SUITES WINDSOR LOCKS BRADLEY ARPT

DELAWARE

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES DOVER

FLORIDA

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS DEFUNIAK SPRINGS
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS NICEVILLE-EGLIN AFB

GEORGIA

CROWNE PLAZA ATLANTA SW – PEACHTREE CITY
HOLIDAY INN SAVANNAH S – I-95 GATEWAY

IDAHO

CANDLEWOOD SUITES IDAHO FALLS
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES SANDPOINT NORTH

ILLINOIS

HOLIDAY INN ST. LOUIS-FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES LITCHFIELD WEST
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES SYCAMORE

INDIANA

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES PORTLAND
CANDLEWOOD SUITES SOUTH BEND AIRPORT

IOWA

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES DUBUQUE-WEST
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES SHELDON

KANSAS

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES EL DORADO, KS
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS HUTCHINSON
CANDLEWOOD SUITES OVERLAND PARK – W 135TH ST.

KENTUCKY

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES LONDON
HOLIDAY INN LOUISVILLE AIRPORT SOUTH

LOUISIANA

HOLIDAY INN COVINGTON
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES LAFAYETTE

MARYLAND

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS EASTON
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES GERMANTOWN – GAITHERSBURG
STAYBRIDGE SUITES BALTIMORE BWI AIRPORT

MASSACHUSETTS

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES WESTFIELD

MICHIGAN

STAYBRIDGE SUITES DETROIT-UTICA

MINNESOTA

STAYBRIDGE SUITES MINNEAPOLIS-BLOOMINGTON
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES ROGERS

MISSISSIPPI

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES GRENADA
HOLIDAY INN MERIDIAN E – I 20/I 59

MISSOURI

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS KIRKSVILLE
HOLIDAY INN POPLAR BLUFF

NEBRASKA

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES NORFOLK
CANDLEWOOD SUITES OMAHA AIRPORT

NEVADA

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS FALLON

NEW HAMPSHIRE

HOLIDAY INN SALEM (I-93 AT EXIT 2)

NEW JERSEY

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS HASKELL-WAYNE AREA
STAYBRIDGE SUITES NORTH BRUNSWICK

NEW MEXICO

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES DEMING MIMBRES VALLEY
STAYBRIDGE SUITES LAS CRUCES

NEW YORK

HOLIDAY INN BUFFALO-INTL AIRPORT
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES MALONE
HOLIDAY INN HOTEL & SUITES ROCHESTER – MARKETPLACE

NORTH CAROLINA

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES FAYETTEVILLE-FT. BRAGG
CANDLEWOOD SUITES HUNTERSVILLE-LAKE NORMAN AREA
HOLIDAY INN LUMBERTON NORTH – I-95

NORTH DAKOTA

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES BISMARCK
CANDLEWOOD SUITES FARGO-N. DAKOTA STATE UNIV.

OHIO

HOLIDAY INN DAYTON/FAIRBORN I-675

OKLAHOMA

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES GUYMON
HOLIDAY INN OKLAHOMA CITY AIRPORT

PENNSYLVANIA

CANDLEWOOD SUITES PITTSBURGH-CRANBERRY
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES DUBOIS
HOLIDAY INN JOHNSTOWN-DOWNTOWN

RHODE ISLAND

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES PROVIDENCE-WOONSOCKET

SOUTH CAROLINA

HOLIDAY INN ANDERSON
CANDLEWOOD SUITES SUMTER

SOUTH DAKOTA

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES ABERDEEN

TENNESSEE

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES ALCOA (KNOXVILLE AIRPORT)
HOLIDAY INN KNOXVILLE WEST- CEDAR BLUFF RD
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES MILLINGTON-MEMPHIS AREA

TEXAS

CANDLEWOOD SUITES DECATUR MEDICAL CENTER
CANDLEWOOD SUITES MOUNT PLEASANT
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES SAN ANTONIO – BROOKS CITY BASE

UTAH

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES LOGAN

VIRGINIA

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES EXMORE – EASTERN SHORE

WASHINGTON

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES BURLINGTON
CANDLEWOOD SUITES OAK HARBOR

WEST VIRGINIA

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES LOGAN
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES CHARLESTON-SOUTHRIDGE

WISCONSIN

HOLIDAY INN CONFERENCE CTR MARSHFIELD
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES PLEASANT PRAIRIE / KENOSHA

Canada:

ALBERTA

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES BONNYVILLE
HOLIDAY INN HINTON

NEW BRUNSWICK

CROWNE PLAZA MONCTON DOWNTOWN

NOVA SCOTIA

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES HALIFAX – BEDFORD

ONTARIO

HOLIDAY INN HOTEL & SUITES LONDON
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS PEMBROKE

Mexico:

COAHUILA

CROWNE PLAZA TORREON

GUANAJUATO

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES IRAPUATO

MICHOACÁN

HOLIDAY INN LA PIEDAD

SONORA

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS GUAYMAS

VERACRUZ

CROWNE PLAZA TUXPAN

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Comments

  1. Wow – this is when I love this game! Had 9500 points hanging around, managed to hit the dying hours of the 50% bonus to top up for $13.50. Got two nights at the Intercontinental Phnom Penh in Oct, worth about 300 quid which will make a nice weekend break from Singapore.

    • WilliamPH says:

      Just done the same – trip from Singapore to Phnom Penh for September. 10000 points for 2 nights at an IC – can’t be bad.

      • $30 USD for the visa on arrival + need a photo . Makes you miss the ease of travelling around Europe!

        • Genghis says:

          Recently paid £150 a person for tourist Visa for China. What a rip. Still not as bad as the close to £400 business visa a few years ago for Nigeria.

        • You can also get an e-visa, which is a little more expensive ($37), but doesn’t need a physical passport photo so might save some time if you have to go get some taken – and also one less queue to wait in at the airport.

        • If less than 15 days no visa required. Don’t take the word of some of those visa check websites that will sell you a tourist visa, required if staying more than 15 days.

          https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/vietnam/entry-requirements

          • Genghis says:

            That’s the FCO page for Vietnam

          • You know Phnom Penh’s not Vietnam, right? 😉 But good advice in principle nonetheless :-)

            Anyway, just done the same – 3 nights at IC Phnom Penh in late September. Looks like they might have a lot of HFP readers there around Sept/Oct lol.

        • Took me 10 minutes at Siem Reap this year. Doddle.pay in US$. Huge physical visa mind you!

  2. What a nice picture of the Holidat Inn Paris Porte de Clichy you find, Rob inside the press book photo of IHG I guess, ;-))

    I was not surprised to find it inside the list of hotels in France.

    I hope the hotel is sound protected from the outside noise.

    You are at the very limit of Paris. The next building is in the city of Clichy-la-Garenne (no worrires, it is not Clichy sous bois).
    It is in front of the IBIS hotel and more importantly 10 meters from the périphrique. So you can see from your window the constant flow of cars running on the ring during the all 24 hours.

    The area is in a very big level of works currently happening (the area is in a big expansion plan): – the refusrbishment of one small office block in front of the hotel,
    – the construction of the new court of justice of Paris: a tall buiding of 50 floors (100 meters of the hotel),
    – the construction of the extension of tramway line 3;
    – the construction of the extension of the automatic line 14,
    – and the extensioon of the Parc Martin Luther King garden.

    You need to walk 500 meters or more to get to the metro station Porte de Clichy on line 13 betwee the dust due to all the works happening and the constant diversions required.

    I am always amazed to see all those tourists lost to find the direction fo the hotel although when you see the logo above the périphérique, you are probably happy to find it..

    And of course lots of groups seems to stay there…. if you see the numerous autobuses parked in front of the hotel.

    Once all of that said, 5000 is maybe a bargain if inside the hotel the room are fine (which I have no idea).

    I believe some visitor choose it because of the reward availability and probably the low rate.

    But be aware you have to walk quite a bit to get there.
    And it is not in a central position, so the name of Porte de Clichy (or Gate of Clichy).
    It is close anyway to the L’Oréal headquarters (which are in Clichy la Garenne).

    I will anyway rather like to pay a little bit more to be in a more pleasant and central area.

    But for the ones ready for that, this is a bargain.

    Note that bus lines 74 (to go to Hôtel de ville) or 54 (this one to go to Gare du Nord directly without any change) are in front of the hotel and run frequently.
    Change for both 74 & 54 at Ganeron stop to get the bus line 81 to go to opéra.

    I hope this helps your audience, Rob, to make their choice accurately.

    • Thanks Bob , very useful.

      IHG rates in Paris seem very low just now

      • They are. After Nice, I rebooked my just finished stay at the InterCon literally every day as the rate kept dropping €10 every 24 hours – and this was despite it being the final day of the Tour de France as well.

      • Well I think a lot of people are put off visiting France in general due to recent incidents, I certainly won’t be visiting for pleasure anytime soon.

        • I live and work in central London, I couldn’t give a s&&t.

          Typed from a Paris cafe!

        • McSalty says:

          Noises from Cambodia at the moment sound a little bit iffy; not enough to be put off by a fully cancellable PB booking though.

    • Thanks Bob – I had wondered about this one – your feedback will be v useful in me deciding whether or not to take advantage of the deal!

      • I do agree with Rob, it is still a good deal.

        It is not the most romantic area. Rob says feedback are good inside the hotel,so a good deal then.
        Taking the buses to go to the hotel is the most confortable option because the stops are in front of the hotel.

        If you take the metro, it is maybe nicer to stop at MAIRIE DE CLICHY (one stop after the Porte de Clichy) on line 13.
        You have a direct escalator to go out from the platform level (at the back coming from Paris) to the street level with no stairs at all.
        It is nicer to walk back then from here. It is almost the same distance than from porte de clichy.
        You arrive at the casino supermarket level, keep walking straight in the direction of paris (in front of you from the escalator exit), you see the L’Oréal headquarters on your left and you are there.

  3. Some good redemptions there, hopefully will be taking advantage of some in Europe.

  4. Do Point Break stays count towards Accelerator targets?

    I’m 1 night short to trigger the 12K for stays and a weekend short to trigger the 12K for weekend stays, hitting both these also then triggers my 17.4K achievement bonus. So that’s 41K points for spending 10K on a weekend I would probably otherwise not do for cash.

  5. I managed to grab a points break for our one night stop over in Louisville, Kentucky next month – now need to cancel my Hotels.com free night booking and use it somewhere else! Fun and games!

    • The equivalent cash for my pts break booking was $235 (£181) – cancelled my other hotel.com free night booking and got my £96.45 free credit deducted from an existing 2 night booking for next year – already used another free night credit and one night cash for this booking – she deducted the £96.45 credit from that booking – so 2 nights in a lovely 4 star Inn in Santa Fe for £57.28 all in including breakfast! Love this game! It doesn’t normally work for me but his time it did!

  6. Booked the Holiday Inn in Abu Dhabi before I went to bed last night in case availability had gone by this morning. Have now looked at cash prices (<£60 p/n) and Tripadvisor (5th in AD but overwhelmingly from first time posters) and am wondering if I did the right thing. Has anyone stayed there?

  7. The Phnom Penh looks decent otherwise what a rubbish list.

    • £20 a night for a fairly new hotel in fairly central Paris? Can’t knock that. The St Petersburg place looks good as well if you visit the site and it is an outstanding city.

      • Fairly central???

        • Metro station outside the door – its all you need.

          If you are waiting for Indigo Opera or something to come up you’ll be waiting a long time. 15 years ago my ‘go to’ Paris hotel was Holiday Inn La Villette which was brand new at the time and, literally, had a metro station outside the door. Within 10 minutes of walking out of the door you were in the centre of the city.

          • It’s outside the Peripherique! And the metro is a walk away, not outside the door. If all you need from your Paris hotel is a place to sleep, you can probably get a budget place in a similar area for not much more than the value of your points. I suspect most HFP readers have higher expectations and would be willing to pay a bit more to be somewhere that is really ‘fairly central’ and where you can actually go for a walk near the hotel. Wandering around is, after all, part of Paris’s charm.

          • Think back to when you were 19, poor and travelling around Brian – you would have jumped on this. I once slept on a mattress on the floor of a room above a strip club in Paris – pretty sure it cost more than the £20 value of 5k points even 25 years ago.

            Book it and send any teenage kids you have!

            Flyertalk review says 100m to the Metro. To quote from someone at the full points price: ‘Not a bad choice if you need to be in that area, or want to save on points and only need a decent place to sleep in Paris.’

          • Sussex Bantam says:

            “I once slept on a mattress…above a strip club…”

            Yeah, yeah, yeah – that old story…

          • I did not realise 5000 points is something like £20.
            A good deal then.

            I have probably been too much on the current “dark” side of the area.

            Well is there someone going to review it?
            It will be interesting to have a HFP reader doing the review.

          • It will be off the list within 48 hours as the room quota is booked so not much point! Ironically I could have gone myself if the list had appeared 48 hours earlier.

  8. HeathrowFlyer says:

    The UK list looks….well, interesting! Grimsby anyone?

    Also I stayed at the InterCon Mendoza back in February – cash rates at the time were around the £50/night mark. Really not worthy of the InterCon badge – the rooms were decent sized but the hotel was generally lacking and a bit worn with one of the poorest breakfasts I’ve ever had in a hotel. I’m not saying this is a terrible hotel – it is just nowhere near the usual InterCon standards. I think if IHG had done an audit of this property they’d have had a field day. Also you have to drive/get a cab into Mendoza.

    • Oi what do you mean?! My family is from Grimsby, and I will be using this to make a trip to visit them.
      And the HIX is is the centre, unlike the Travelodge stuck in an industrial park miles from anywhere!
      BTW, for any visitors, the Fishing Heritage centre is very interesting.

    • “The UK list looks….well, interesting! Grimsby anyone?”

      As a teenager worked on site at the Ciba-Geigy plant for 7 weeks back in 1976 and saved the £370 required as a deposit for our first house . Stayed in digs for £3.25 a night B&B in the next street to Cleethorpes Railway Station, HIX would have been luxury compared to this place.

  9. I dont see the The Staybridge Suites in St Petersburg in the list but in the article it says you have seen rooms for 5,000 points when i search im getting 25,000 points ?

  10. Can i book 2 x rooms for the same night? is that allowed?

  11. Richard says:

    Trying to book IC Phnom Penh for 1st weekend in Oct but quoting 25k points so they must have pulled it from the Pointsbreak. :(

  12. And the Paris hotel is not on the list anymore… :-/

  13. A little OT, but I wonder what the cheapest IHG UK hotel is? For my accelerate offer i have: 1 stay bonus 5k, 5 nights bonus 10k, 1 stay of points and cash 1k. All of above bonus 34k. So whats the cheapest hotel to stay 5 nights, and then i’ll stay once somewhere with points and cash.
    ??

    Thanks alot.

    • Concerto says:

      Aberdeen has some pretty cheap ones, just got the Crowne Plaza for £40 a night. Don’t know why Inverness is so absurdly expensive in comparison to Aberdeen but I think it always used to be like that.

      • I’d imagine at least in part it would be due to the much larger hotel room capacity/supply in Aberdeen, especially since the downturn in oil revenue.

    • I saw the Holiday Inn Northampton for under £60 for 2 nights last month (booking on the Thursday for that weekend), making it less than £30 per night!

  14. Rob, I’m not sure how true your statement above is:

    “You allowed a maximum of two bookings per individual hotel. Each booking can be for as many nights as you want.”

    Last week I took advantage of the last Points Break deal and stayed at the HiX Glenrothes. Initially I booked two interconnecting rooms (separate bookings) for three nights. I then decided that I wanted another night so instead of cancelling and re-booking, I booked another two rooms (again separate bookings) for one more night at the tail end. This is then four bookings at one hotel.

    P.S. I had no issue getting the interconnecting rooms as they assigned me the room numbers at time of booking. By contrast the HiX Windsor, which I booked yesterday, will not confirm room numbers in advance.

    • That is the rule. The IT does not enforce it automatically but you are at risk. This was done to stop room reselling in China.

  15. My daughter will be in Phnom Penh at the right time, can I use my points and account to book her a room even though I’ll be at work in Southampton?

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