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An interesting new Tallinn hotel option as Hotel Telegraaf joins Marriott

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Tallinn was a popular destination for Head for Points readers last year.

No sooner had we run our review of the brand new Hilton Tallinn Park than British Airways launched direct flights for the first time.  There was also, for a while, an opportunity to book business class on Finnair via Helsinki for just over £200, creating a good ‘tier point run’.

Reader Thomas dropped me a note to point out that the Hotel Telegraaf in Tallinn is now a member of Marriott’s Autograph Collection.

Autograph is a collection of luxury independent hotels who market themselves via Marriott but retain full operational independence.  They will recognise your Marriott Rewards status and, more importantly, you can redeem Marriott Rewards points there.

Opened in 1878, Hotel Telegraaf – website here and photo above – is situated in Tallinn’s old town, unlike the Hilton, so it is an interesting option if you want to stay in the historical centre.

A free night is 30,000 Marriott Rewards points per night, which is a decent deal over peak Summer weekends.  Larger ‘Executive’ rooms are available on points, as well as smaller ‘Cosy Comfort’ rooms.

Hotel Telegraaf Tallinn

How to earn Marriott Bonvoy points via UK credit cards

As a reminder, there are various ways of earning Marriott Bonvoy points from UK credit cards.  Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses!

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 Gold, Shangri-La Golden Circle Jade and Melia Rewards Gold status.  We reviewed American Express Platinum in detail here.

Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Marriott Bonvoy points.  That page is regularly updated with the latest special offers and will still be accurate even if you are reading this article months after publication.

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