You will see, as our ‘What is the best hotel loyalty scheme?’ series unfolds over the coming weeks, that I am a fan of Hyatt Gold Passport. The only problem is the lack of European properties to earn points.
Hyatt Place, the budget arm of the group, is starting to roll out in Europe and may provide the answer.
Hyatt Place London Heathrow / Hayes has just been announced, to open in early 2015. The location, near Stockley Park and Brunel University, does not sound ideal, but lets see. It will offer 170 rooms and free wi-fi for all guests. The ride to the airport is estimated at 15 minutes but I would expect most terminals to take longer.
If you want to check out a Hyatt Place hotel before that, the new ‘Amsterdam Airport’ property opened last week. It does seem refreshingly clean and modern. A Zurich Airport property is also due to open later this year.
World of Hyatt update – June 2021:
Get bonus points: Hyatt’s current promotion is ‘Bonus Journeys’, which runs until 15th June 2021. You can learn more in our article here.
Buy points: If you need additional World of Hyatt points, you can buy them here.
You will receive a 30% bonus when you buy 5,000+ World of Hyatt points by 25th June – see here.
Want to earn more hotel points? Click here to see our complete list of promotions from Hyatt and the other major hotel chains or use the ‘Hotel Offers’ link in the menu bar at the top of the page.