Le Club Accorhotels (Novotel, Sofitel)

Le Club Accorhotels is the loyalty scheme for Pullman, Novotel, Sofitel, Mercure and Ibis hotels amongst others. You earn points which can be used for cash credit towards free nights or transferred into frequent flyer miles including Avios points.

I published an extensive two-part review of Le Club Accorhotels which can be found here and here. The latest promotions can be found on our 'Hotel Promos' page.

250 bonus Accor points on your next stay + 500 points on UK Novotel stays

Novotel Greenwich

Two interesting new promotions from Le Club Accorhotels have been dug out by Loyalty Lobby. 250 bonus Accor points (worth €5) on your next stay Via this link, you can register for a promotion which offers 250 Le Club Accorhotels points on your next stay […]

Hilton and Accor – two hotel schemes where you earn more Avios with Iberia Plus than with BA

Hilton Venice

If you collect Avios points via your hotel stays, there are two hotel schemes which let you earn in Iberia Plus and British Airways, but where Iberia Plus is more lucrative. The origins of this date back to when British Airways and Iberia had their own […]

How I got very drunk and discovered London hotel ‘day rooms’

Mercure Kensington

Last Thursday I was at a major London charity event with a friend.  Unfortunately, this event was serving fruit flavoured cocktails which appeared to contain disproportionately large amounts of alcohol.  The net result was that I ended up drunker than I have been for a l-o-n-g time. […]

Bits: Indian Visa changes, Sofitel Terminal 5 back as a ‘secret hotel’, how HFP impacted East Coast Rewards

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More news in brief: Massively inconvenient Indian Visa changes for British visitors This story had passed me by until a HFP reader emailed me this week to tell me how much money he has lost due to changes to the India Visa regulations. Our reader […]

Why transferring hotel points to a friend or partner is good (but airline miles are bad)


Most frequent flyer schemes allow you to pay to transfer miles to a friend.  It is usually a terrible deal.  The price is often only modestly cheaper than buying miles outright but no new miles are being created – you are paying a high fee simply for […]

Get a 4-star hotel at Heathrow from £45 via an arbitrage!


Mercure, the four-star brand owned by Accor and part of Le Club Accorhotels, is opening a property near Heathrow Airport in March. The Mercure London Heathrow Hotel is shown here on the Accor website. What it doesn’t tell you is that this hotel is currently […]

Very good Accor promotion – €160 of credit or 8,000 Avios for three stays, however cheap


Accor hotels, which own Novotel / Ibis / Mercure / M Gallery / Sofitel / Pullman etc, has launched an exceptionally generous promotion. It sits just behind the current Club Carlson offer (£150 of points for three nights) for the most generous offer currently available.  You can […]

Which airlines let you transfer miles INTO hotel loyalty programmes?

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Almost all hotel loyalty programmes let you transfer you points into certain frequent flyer schemes.  What is far rarer is for a frequent flyer scheme to let you transfer your points INTO a hotel programme. This didn’t used to be the case.  If you go […]

Bits: 250 Accor points via eRewards, Melia sale bargains, new Avios Suitcase stickers

Gran Melia Rome

Here is my final batch of odds and ends from my inbox! 250 Accor points (€5) for joining e-rewards Market research group e-rewards has teamed up with Le Club Accorhotels. My general view on e-rewards is well known – I don’t think their surveys offer […]

Accor ‘Happy Mondays’ (rooms from £25) are NOT dead – they have moved!

Accor Happy Monday

I’ve had a few emails in recent weeks from readers who found that the old landing page for the Accor ‘Happy Mondays’ promotion was dead.  They were not happy bunnies, because this is one of the most generous hotel promotions available for last minute rooms […]

Earn bonus Accor points every stay with ‘Places’ app – even from two months ago


I have written before about the points-earning Facebook app run by Le Club Accorhotels (the loyalty scheme for Ibis, Sofitel, Novotel, Mercure, M Gallery etc). It offers bonus points on every stay when you do a ‘virtual check-in’ via a special app during your visit. You will […]

Double points on your next Accor (Novotel, Ibis, Mercure, Sofitel) stay


Le Club Accorhotels, the loyalty scheme for Sofitel, Novotel, Ibis, Pullman, Adagio, Mercure, M Gallery etc, has launched a new promotion for double points on your next stay. Full details and registration can be found on the Accor site here. This could be very lucrative […]

Accor ‘Super Sale’ launched – up to 40% discount and free breakfast


Accor hotels, parent of Ibis, Novotel, Mercure, M Gallery and Sofitel among other brands, has launch a new global Super Sale.  Rooms are discounted by up to 40% AND you will receive free breakfast. You can access the Accor Super Sale via this link.  You […]

3,000 Miles & More miles per Accor stay until December!


Last week I posted details of an exceptional Avios hotel promotion with Accor. Accor is the hotel group behind Novotel, Sofitel, Mercure, Ibis and M Gallery, amongst others. It has teamed up with avios.com to offer 2,500 Avios points on stays until the end of […]

2,500 Avios PER STAY with Accor (Novotel, Sofitel, Ibis) to 31st December

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This is possibly the most generous Avios hotel promotion of the year in terms of earning airline miles! Accor is the hotel group behind Novotel, Sofitel, Mercure, Ibis and M Gallery, amongst others. It has teamed up with avios.com (NOTE not British Airways) to offer […]

Up to 40% off Accor hotel stays – valid until the end of 2015!


Le Club Accorhotels, the loyalty programme for Novotel, Mercure, M Gallery, Ibis, Sofitel, Pullman etc, has launched a UK-only sale. It is offering discounts of up to 40% for advance bookings.  You can stay at any point until the end of 2015 although you must book […]