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Starwood adds two Radisson hotels in Paris

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Starwood‘s nascent Tribute Porfolio has added two hotels in Paris.  Le Metropolitan and Le Dokhan’s are both dropping their existing Radisson branding.  Previously 70,000 Club Carlson points under Radisson, both are now bookable for 20,000 SPG points per night.  Starwood was not short of Paris options, however, so there is no new ground being broken here.

Tribute is the SPG equivalent of Hilton’s Curio and Marriott’s Autograph, allowing independent hotels to gain marketing synergies from a larger group.

Both are marketed as niche boutique hotels:

Designed by French architect Francois Champsaur, Le Metropolitan’s elegant and modern aesthetic brings the essence of Paris to life in a traditional 19th Century Haussmann-style building. The rooms and suites feature a soothing color palette complemented by hardwood floors, beautiful local artwork and inspiring views over the city. Guests can relax in the hotel’s pool and wellness center before sampling local and Mediterranean cuisine in the property’s glamourous restaurant.

Originally conceived as a private townhouse, Le Dokhan’s (pictured below) retains the feeling of an intimate Parisian residence. The hotel’s interior design was crafted by celebrated local designer, Frederic Mechiche, who stayed true to the property’s neo-classical style. A treasure trove of antiques, the hotel features an original Louis Vuitton lift cabin, hand painted friezes, custom made fabrics and works of art by Picasso, Klee and Matisse. Le Dokhan’s is also home to the city’s very first Champagne bar, where guests can still choose from more than 200 different varieties of premium champagne.

Details of both can be found on the Tribute Portfolio website.

How to earn Marriott Bonvoy points and status from UK credit cards

How to earn Marriott Bonvoy points and status from UK credit cards (December 2023)

There are various ways of earning Marriott Bonvoy points from UK credit cards.  Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses.

The official Marriott Bonvoy American Express card comes with 20,000 points for signing up, 2 points for every £1 you spend and 15 elite night credits per year.

You can apply here.

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You can also earn Marriott Bonvoy points by converting American Express Membership Rewards points at the rate of 2:3.

Do you know that holders of The Platinum Card from American Express receive FREE Marriott Bonvoy Gold status for as long as they hold the card?  It also comes with Hilton Honors Gold, Radisson Rewards Premium and MeliaRewards Gold status.  We reviewed American Express Platinum in detail here and you can apply here.

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You can also earn Marriott Bonvoy points indirectly:

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and for small business owners:

The conversion rate from American Express to Marriott Bonvoy points is 2:3.

Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which can be used to earn Marriott Bonvoy points

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

Comments (8)

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  • Caoecam says:

    Be aware the slow lounge is airside on the domestic side of the terminal and is separate the the Galleries lounge for International departures. It is an excellent lounge, but is not exclusively for BA but is shared by several financial institution can cardholders-so can get busy. Nonetheless less the food offering is way above the standard for a domestic lounge anywhere in the world- look out for a brand New Emirates dedicated lounge opening in Caoe town on the next few weeks , in time for Easter

  • Andrew (@andrewseftel) says:

    Any idea when the Radisson reflag takes effect? Both are still bookable with Carlson points as well.

  • Alan says:

    I really liked Le Dokhan – stayed there a couple of years ago as a Club Carlson redemption. Nice location, friendly staff, definite boutique feel and nice upgrade as CC Gold. Hopefully it remains as nice under SPG!

  • aliks says:

    We were there in October last year – nice lounge especially upstairs which is a lot quieter. The far corner beyond the bar has great views and is quiet enough for business phone calls without disturbing other folk.

  • James says:

    I’ve used the Slow Lounge at JNB (accessible to BA Silver/Gold when on a Comair flight). Was really impressed and have to say that the “boutique” feel and food makes it one of my favourite lounges ever.

  • Paul says:

    I was there last month on a domestic BA flight from Cape Town to Jo’burg. I can’t believe Dawn didn’t send you a photo of the loo with a view. I’ll send the photos I took over on Twitter.

    • Paul says:

      Ah, didn’t recognise that last image as the loo with the view. There are 2 loos with a view. The one on the far left overlooks the apron so you can sit and watch the aircraft!!!

      • Olivula says:

        I shall wait for the Trip Advisor ratings before making a commitment

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