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Kimpton Hotels now bookable with IHG Rewards Club points

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A modest three years after it bought the company, IHG has finally made redemptions at the US luxury boutique chain Kimpton Hotels available via IHG Rewards Club.

As I outlined in this article, you can also earn IHG Rewards Club points and get your status benefits recognised at Kimpton properties.

Here is a list of Kimpton Hotels and the points required.  These numbers are high and reflect the high $ rates charged.

What I don’t know is how these properties compare with the top InterContinental hotels.  In New York, for example, we have the Muse and Eventi at 70,000 points per night.  This is the same as the two InterContinental hotels will charge from next week.   TripAdvisor ranks the Eventi at 44th best and the Muse at 79th best compared to 103rd for the IC Barclay and 171st for IC Times Square.

Kimpton Hotels at 40,000 IHG points per night

  • Baltimore (Inner Harbor) – Kimpton Hotel Monaco Baltimore
  • Cleveland (Downtown) – Kimpton Schofield Hotel
  • Salt Lake City (Downtown) – Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City
  • Winston-Salem (Downtown) – Kimpton Cardinal Hotel

Kimpton Hotels at 45,000 IHG points per night

  • Chicago (Downtown) – Kimpton Hotel Allegro
  • Milwaukee (Third Ward District) – Kimpton Journeyman
  • Minneapolis (Downtown) – Kimpton Grand Hotel Minneapolis
  • Pittsburgh (Downtown) – Kimpton Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh

Kimpton Hotels at 50,000 IHG points per night

  • Alexandria (Old Town) – Kimpton Lorien Hotel and Spa
  • Amsterdam – Kimpton De Witt Amsterdam Hotel (here is my review)
  • Charlotte (Uptown) – Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel
  • Chicago (Downtown) – Kimpton Gray Hotel
  • Chicago (Downtown) – Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago
  • Chicago (Downtown) – Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago
  • Denver (Union Station) – Kimpton Born Hotel
  • Denver (Downtown) – Kimpton Hotel Monaco Denver
  • Manchester (Manchester Village) – Kimpton Taconic Hotel
  • Phoenix (Downtown) – Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix
  • Portland (Downtown) – Kimpton Hotel Monaco Portland
  • Portland (Downtown) – Kimpton Hotel Vintage Portland
  • Portland (Waterfront) – Kimpton RiverPlace Hotel
  • Sacramento (Downtown) – Kimpton Sawyer Hotel
  • San Diego (Downtown) – Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego
  • San Diego (Gaslamp Quarter) – Kimpton Solamar Hotel
  • Santa Barbara (Goleta) – Kimpton Goodland Hotel
  • Savannah (Historic District) – Kimpton Brice Hotel
  • Seattle (Downtown) – Kimpton Palladian Hotel
  • Seattle (Downtown) – Kimpton Hotel Vintage Seattle
  • Seattle (Downtown) – Kimpton Hotel Monaco Seattle
  • St. Petersburg (St Pete’s Beach) – Kimpton Hotel Zamora
  • Washington DC (Dupont Circle) – Kimpton Carlyle Hotel
  • Washington DC (Dupont Circle) – Kimpton Hotel Madera
  • Washington DC (Dupont Circle)- Kimpton Rouge Hotel
  • Washington DC (Dupont Circle) – Kimpton Topaz Hotel
  • Washington DC (Glover Park) – Kimpton Glover Park Hotel

Kimpton Hotels at 55,000 IHG points per night

  • Boston (Cambridge) – Kimpton Marlowe Hotel
  • Boston (Downtown) – Kimpton Onyx Hotel
  • Huntington Beach (Oceanfront) – Kimpton Shorebreak Hotel
  • Miami (Downtown Waterfront) – Kimpton EPIC Hotel
  • Miami (Oceanfront) – Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel
  • Philadelphia (Downtown) – Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia (Downtown) – Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia
  • San Francisco (Japantown) – Kimpton Buchanan Hotel
  • San Francisco (Union Square) – Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel
  • Washington DC (Downtown) – Kimpton Donovan Hotel
  • Washington DC (Downtown) – Kimpton Mason and Rook Hotel
  • Washington DC (Dupont Circle) – Kimpton Hotel Palomar Washington DC

Kimpton Hotels at 60,000 IHG points per night

  • Austin (Downtown) – Kimpton Hotel Van Zandt
  • Boston (Downtown) – Kimpton Nine Zero Hotel
  • Miami (Southbeach) – Kimpton Angler’s Hotel
  • Nashville (Midtown) – Kimpton Aertson Hotel
  • Los Angeles (Beverly Hills) – Kimpton Hotel Palomar Beverly Hills
  • Los Angeles (Hollywood)- Kimpton Everly Hotel
  • Los Angeles (Miracle Mile) – Kimpton Hotel Wilshire
  • Palm Springs (Downtown) – Kimpton Rowan Palm Springs Hotel
  • Seattle (Waterfront) – Kimpton Alexis Hotel
  • Washington DC (Capitol Hill) – Kimpton George Hotel

Kimpton Hotels at 65,000 IHG points per night

  • New York (Hell’s Kitchen) – Kimpton Ink48 Hotel
  • Sedona (Uptown) – Kimpton Amara Resort and Spa
  • Vero Beach (Oceanfront Location) – Kimpton Vero Beach Hotel and Spa
  • Washington DC (Downtown) – Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC

Kimpton Hotels at 70,000 IHG points per night

  • Grand Cayman (Seven Mile Beach) – Kimpton Seafire Resort and Spa
  • Los Angeles (West Hollywood) – Kimpton La Peer Hotel
  • New York (Chelsea) – Kimpton Hotel Eventi
  • New York (Theater District) – Kimpton Muse Hotel
  • Santa Barbara (Downtown) – Kimpton Canary Hotel

IHG One Rewards update – September 2023:

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Comments (107)

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  • Paul says:

    GUFs are for gold card holders and above, rather than gold guest list members.

    Also perhaps the point has been missed – the main improvement I can see is that use of the voucher is no longer only permitted at the time of booking but at any time up to the day prior to travel; meaning that if one earns a voucher some time after booking a trip, and Avios availability is there, you can upgrade the trip at that point.

  • Genghis says:

    Can’t GUF2s also be used to upgrade by one class an underlying redemption ticket?

    • Paul says:

      Yes they can. Again, previously only if done at the time of booking the original redemption. Change is it can be done at any time up to a day before travel if Avios availability in the higher class appears after the booking is first made.

  • Genghis says:

    “offering 5,000 Clubcard points (12,400 Avios)”
    5,000 x 2.4 = 12,000 avios?

  • Matt says:

    Nothing from Tesco, but I received an email from BA offering me a 30k bonus for taking out the BAPP card. Valid until the end of Jan.

  • EOC says:

    Just had my BAPP card cloned tho it hasn’t been out of my desk for two months. Might be worth checking yours…

  • Michael says:

    A couple of my US-based colleagues are obsessed with Kimpton Hotel. It was very easy to build status that had good benefits.

  • Andrew says:

    Bits:- I have a standard Blue BA Amex card and have the regular refer offer available. My brother is interested in the Amex Rewards card. If I do a referral to him from the BA Amex, will he get a choice of all Amex branded cards or just the BA versions?

    • Mr(s) Entitled says:

      Current process is that you earn the reward in the currency of your card irrespective of the card they take out. So if you have an Avios card you will earn Avios. SPG card = SPG etc.

      When you send them the link it will be to a BA Card but they can navigate to select another earning card type. My spouse just got 18,000 MR points for referring me, from which I opted for the free BA Card.

      • ColinJE says:

        That’s a great tip. So if I refer someone from my Gold Amex and they get the free BA Amex I still get 9000 points? Bizarre. But great if true.

      • Andrew says:


        And spookily, I received a letter from Amex this morning with a stack of Amex referral cards to hand to friends/family that promise bonus points no matter which card the recipient chooses to take out.

  • Chris says:


    Re the Hilton triple avios offer with BA/Iberia – offer says its for stays up to 31st Jan

    I have stay booked for Jan 28th to Feb 2nd, does this mean i will get triple avios for all of the stay, just the 1st 3 nights, or not at all?


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