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New IHG PointBreaks list of 190 x 5,000 point hotels, book on Monday

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

These rooms are a fantastic deal.

All of the 190 hotels below will be available for just 5,000 IHG Rewards Club points per night from Monday, saving up to 25,000 points per night in some cases.

Crowne Plaza Heythrop Park

PointBreaks availability is very limited so book ASAP if you are interested, as soon as bookings open up on Monday. Bookings are refundable as with a standard reward reservation so there is nothing to lose.  IHG works on US time so I would not expect the offer to be available until mid-afternoon in the UK.

You can book via the IHG PointBreaks page here or via the standard booking page hereIf the PointBreaks page has not yet been updated, it does not necessarily mean that the special deals below will not already be bookable – do a search on the hotel you want to check.

You will be able to book these hotels for dates up to January 31st.

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.

One of highlights of the list (and, frankly, there are not many this time around) is the Crowne Plaza Heythrop Park near Chipping Norton.  This is meant to be a decent property for a weekend break in the country, with a pool (and a slide!).   Frankly, for 5000 IHG points per night you really can’t go wrong.

There are also Holiday Inn Express hotels near Birmingham (Star City) and near Manchester (Manchester East) which could come in handy.  Some people may find it cheaper to move in there for a couple of months than continue to pay rent!

Of the European and Middle Eastern lists, the Lille property may make an interesting base for a Eurostar weekend break.  Note that the Bilbao property is by the airport which is not ideal.  The Berlin property also seems rather remote.

The InterContinental in Cairo is interesting but that is a challenging place to visit at the moment, to put it mildly.  The Holiday Inn Vilnius is back on the list and does seem to be in a good location although I imagine it could be rather chilly.

For anyone with time on their hands, you might want to consider the Holiday Inn Resort Bali Benoa in Indonesia.  If I had nothing else to do, spending a couple of months there at 5,000 points per night would probably not be a huge hardship.  This is not an expensive resort to book for cash, however, so it is not a ‘bargain’ in that sense.

The list: (remember that you cannot book until early afternoon on Monday):

United Kingdom

  • Holiday Inn Express Birmingham – Star City
  • Crowne Plaza Heythrop Park Oxford
  • Holiday Inn Derby – Riverlights
  • Holiday Inn Dumfries
  • Holiday Inn Express Manchester East
  • Holiday Inn Northampton
  • Holiday Inn Maidstone – Sevenoaks



  • Holiday Inn Express Mechelen City Centre

Czech Republic

  • Holiday Inn Prague Airport


  • Holiday Inn Helsinki Vantaa Airport


  • Holiday Inn Express Arras
  • Holiday Inn Express Lille Centre


  • Holiday Inn Berlin City East Landsberger
  • Holiday Inn Express Friedrichshafen


  • Holiday Inn Milan Nord Zara
  • Crowne Plaza Padova
  • Holiday Inn Milan Linate Airport


  • Holiday Inn Vilnius


  • Holiday Inn Express Warsaw Airport


  • Holiday Inn St. Petersburg – Moskovskye
  • Holiday Inn Express Voronezh – Kirova


  • Holiday Inn Bratislava


  • Holiday Inn Alicante – Playa de San Juan
  • Holiday Inn Express Bilbao
  • Holiday Inn Express Onda – Provincia de Castellon


  • Holiday Inn Ankara – Cukurambar
  • Holiday Inn Express Istanbul Airport



  • Crowne Plaza Shenzhen Longgang City Centre
  • Holiday Inn Hainan Clear Water Bay
  • Holiday Inn Qingdao City Centre
  • Holiday Inn Express Tianjin Dongli


  • Crowne Plaza Chennai Adyar Park


  • Holiday Inn Bali Benoa


  • Holiday Inn Sendai
  • Crowne Plaza Kumamoto New Sky

Middle East


  • InterContinental Cairo Semiramis

Saudi Arabia

  • Crowne Plaza Madinah


South Africa

  • Holiday Inn Sandton – Rivonia Road
  • Holiday Inn Johannesburg Airport
  • Holiday Inn Express Pretoria

Americas excluding USA


  • Holiday Inn Manaus
  • Holiday Inn Express Rio Branco


  • Holiday Inn Kamloops
  • Holiday Inn Express Halifax Airport
  • Holiday Inn London
  • Holiday Inn Express Yorkton East


  • Holiday Inn Cucuta
  • Holiday Inn Express Yopal

Costa Rica

  • Holiday Inn San Jose Aurola


  • Crowne Plaza Guatemala


  • Staybridge Suites Chihuahua
  • Holiday Inn Express Manzanillo
  • Crowne Plaza Guadalajara
  • Holiday Inn Express Hermosillo
  • Holiday Inn Coatzacoalcos


  • Holiday Inn Express Managua


  • Crowne Plaza Panama Airport

United States


  • Candlewood Suites Birmingham -Hoover
  • Holiday Inn Express Greenville
  • Holiday Inn Express Mobile West
  • Holiday Inn Express Selma


  • Holiday Inn Express Batesville
  • Holiday Inn Express Clarksville
  • Candlewood Suites Jonesboro
  • Holiday Inn Express Pine Bluff


  • Holiday Inn Express Globe
  • Holiday Inn North Phoenix


  • Holiday Inn Express Barstow-Outlet Center
  • Holiday Inn Express Loma Linda- San Bernardino
  • Holiday Inn San Clemente (Camp Pendleton)
  • Holiday Inn Victorville


  • Holiday Inn Express Denver South
  • Holiday Inn Denver-Parker
  • Holiday Inn Express Pueblo North


  • Holiday Inn Danbury-Bethel
  • Holiday Inn Express Plainfield
  • Crowne Plaza Southbury


  • Holiday Inn Dover DE


  • Holiday Inn Express Brooksville
  • Holiday Inn Express Lantana
  • Holiday Inn Orlando East – UCF Area


  • Holiday Inn Express Alpharetta
  • Holiday Inn Express Columbus At Northlake
  • Holiday Inn Dalton
  • Candlewood Suites Macon


  • Holiday Inn Coralville
  • Holiday Inn Express Davenport
  • Candlewood Suites Waterloo- Cedar Falls


  • Candlewood Suites Boise-Meridian


  • Holiday Inn Chicago O’Hare Airport Area
  • Holiday Inn Express Danville
  • Candlewood Suites Peoria at Grand Prairie
  • Crowne Plaza Springfield


  • Holiday Inn Express Bedford
  • Hotel Indigo Columbus Architectural Center
  • Holiday Inn Indianapolis Airport
  • Holiday Inn Express Cincinnati-Lawrenceburg


  • Holiday Inn Express Lansing-Leavenworth
  • Crowne Plaza Kansas City – Overland Park
  • Candlewood Suites Olathe
  • Holiday Inn Salina


  • Holiday Inn Express Frankfort
  • Holiday Inn Louisville East – Hurstbourne
  • Candlewood Suites Fort Campbell – Oak Grove
  • Holiday Inn Express Shelbyville


  • Holiday Inn Express Amite
  • Candlewood Suites Cut Off
  • Candlewood Suites New Iberia
  • Holiday Inn Shreveport Downtown


  • Holiday Inn Express Providence-North Attleboro
  • Crowne Plaza Pittsfield-Berkshires
  • Holiday Inn Taunton-Foxboro Area


  • Holiday Inn Express Washington DC N-Silver Spring


  • Holiday Inn Express Benton Harbor
  • Holiday Inn Express Flint-Campus Area
  • Crowne Plaza Grand Rapids Airport
  • Holiday Inn Detroit Livonia Conference Center


  • Holiday Inn Express Albert Lea
  • Staybridge Suites Eagan Airport South
  • Holiday Inn Express Minneapolis


  • Holiday Inn Express Nevada
  • Holiday Inn Express Springfield


  • Holiday Inn Express Byram
  • Holiday Inn Express Lucedale
  • Candlewood Suites Olive Branch


  • Holiday Inn Helena
  • North Carolina
  • Holiday Inn Greenville
  • Candlewood Suites Jacksonville
  • Holiday Inn Express Wilkesboro

North Dakota

  • Holiday Inn Express Fargo SW


  • Holiday Inn Express Bellevue
  • Holiday Inn Lincoln Southwest

New Hampshire

  • Holiday Inn Nashua

New Jersey

  • Holiday Inn Budd Lake – Rockaway
  • Crowne Plaza Edison
  • Holiday Inn Somerset-Bridgewater
  • Holiday Inn Express Mt. Holly-NJ

New Mexico

  • Holiday Inn Express Albuquerque N – Bernalillo
  • Holiday Inn Express Grants – Milan


  • Staybridge Suites Reno

New York

  • Candlewood Suites Watertown-Fort Drum
  • Holiday Inn Express Jamestown
  • Holiday Inn Oneonta-Cooperstown Area
  • Holiday Inn Express West Coxsackie


  • Holiday Inn Akron-West
  • Candlewood Suites Columbus – Grove City
  • Holiday Inn Express Hocking Hills-Logan
  • Crowne Plaza Cleveland Airport


  • Candlewood Suites Ardmore
  • Holiday Inn Express Clinton
  • Holiday Inn Express Lawton-Fort Sill
  • Candlewood Suites Oklahoma City-Moore


  • Holiday Inn The Lodge at Running Y Ranch
  • Holiday Inn The Lodge at Eagle Crest


  • Holiday Inn Allentown Center City
  • Holiday Inn Express Pittsburgh-Cranberry
  • Crowne Plaza Philadelphia-Bucks County

Rhode Island

  • Holiday Inn South Kingstown (Newport Area)

South Carolina

  • Holiday Inn Express Anderson-I-85
  • Candlewood Suites Charleston-Ashley Phosphate

South Dakota

  • Holiday Inn Express Brookings
  • Holiday Inn Rapid City-Rushmore Plaza


  • Holiday Inn Express Dandridge
  • Holiday Inn Johnson City
  • Crowne Plaza Memphis East
  • Holiday Inn Express Knoxville West


  • Holiday Inn Express Cuero
  • Holiday Inn Express Eastland
  • Candlewood Suites Harlingen
  • Holiday Inn Houston SW – Sugar Land
  • Candlewood Suites Port Arthur
  • Staybridge Suites Plano – Richardson
  • Candlewood Suites Texarkana


  • Holiday Inn Express Price


  • Candlewood Suites Colonial Heights-Ft Lee
  • Crowne Plaza Hampton-Marina
  • Holiday Inn Manassas – Battlefield
  • Holiday Inn Express Orange


  • Holiday Inn Express Springfield VT


  • Holiday Inn Express Richland
  • Holiday Inn Spokane Airport


  • Holiday Inn La Crosse
  • Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport
  • Holiday Inn Express Superior

West Virginia

  • Holiday Inn Express New Martinsville

IHG Rewards update – October 2021:

Get bonus points: You can earn up to triple IHG Rewards base points with IHG’s new Autumn promotion. It runs from 1st October to 31st December. You can register here and our full article on the offer is here.

New to IHG Rewards?  Read our overview of IHG Rewards here and our article on points expiry rules here. Our article on ‘What are IHG Rewards points worth?’ is here.

Buy points: If you need additional IHG Rewards points, you can buy them here.

Want to earn more hotel points?  Click here to see our complete list of promotions from IHG and the other major hotel chains or use the ‘Hotel Offers’ link in the menu bar at the top of the page.

Comments (26)

  • Will Dolling says:

    Just to say that the formatting of your list has lumped North Carolina as part of Montana.

    I’m not sure the folks in Raleigh would approve.

    • Rob says:

      Sorry! At one point I had Saudi Arabia in South Africa but I spotted that!

    • Fenny says:

      Maybe not, but a former resident of Durham who is about to move to Billings may prefer not having to move interstate as she doesn’t like flying!

    • flood says:

      Polite note that Colombia (the country) is spelled differently to Columbia (South Carolina, USA). This may be verbatim from IHG…?

  • James67 says:

    Dumfries is a nice town and a nice area to visit, just wrong time of year. Helsinki airport is a big plus, anybody wanting a reward flight to/from BKk could start or end their journey there, saving a load of avios as it is one zone less than UK and no worries about mkssed connections.

  • Globetrotter7 says:

    Thank you, thanks you, thank you Rob for this! Great timing as I’m off to Belgium tomorrow and have booked 3 nights at the HIX Mechelen City (the only Belgian hotel to feature on the list!) using points+cash. A quick search shows rooms are still available so I will cancel and rebook tomorrow before check in. Thanks again. Wouldn’t have known I can save 10,000 points per night if it wasn’t for your great site…thanks again

    • Brian says:

      Make sure you book the second room BEFORE cancelling your first! Just in case…. (assuming you have enough points, of course)

  • Tony says:

    Does anyone have a link to the Ts & Cs?

    • Rob says:

      There are no T&C’s! However ….

      * Same rules as normal redemptions – cancel at any point and get your points back.
      * Each hotel has a limited number of PB rooms. Once they have booked (guess a number) of rooms at 5,000 points the offer disappears. Popular hotels will go quickly on Monday.
      * Maximum two bookings per hotel at 5,000 points but you can book as many nights as you want

      • Tony says:

        Can I book multiple rooms in one booking? i.e. 3 rooms for one night?

        • Rob says:

          Hmm. Not sure if you can do that on rewards. Why not try a dummy booking and see?

  • Andrew (@andrewseftel) says:

    I’ve stayed a couple times at Holiday Inn Maidstone – Sevenoaks. Adequate, not excellent. Decent enough overnight base for exploring Kent (it’s a short drive to Leeds Castle) and its motorway location is probably good if you want a staging point for EuroTunnel.

  • Nick says:

    I stayed at Heythrop Park CP this time last year to hit one of my into the nights targets. The hotel itself is nice and but the bar/restaurant isn’t worth visiting. We went to the nearby pub just 2 minutes drive away and had a lovely meal. Would be interesting to see what benefits Spire Elite’s very there.

    • Mark says:

      Restaurant was rubbish five years ago e.g. six inch frozen Iceland pizzas (the ones that come ten in a bag) for the kids. Cant believe theyve not done anything about it.

  • Phil says:

    The HI Sandton Rivonia Road is a decent property that also treats elites well. If I were popping up to Jo’burg I would certainly grab that for 5k points.

    (Feeling nostalgia for the times when the IC Sandton used to appear on the list. *sniff*)

  • Liz says:

    I need two nights at the Crowne Plaza Memphis East but in Aug! What are the chances it will appear again. Nil I suspect!

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