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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

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Comments (107)

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  • Tracy says:

    O/T accelerate question. I completed a stay 29th December. This stay was the last stay needed for the bonus accelerate points. Stay points posted to my IHG account on 4th January but not to my accelerate yet. Should I wait or chase?

  • VJ says:

    O/T : Can we have an update on this post please –

  • Reeferman says:

    Just checked-in on-line for a BA flight to SJO. I’m Gold card holder, the other passenger (on same booking) is Blue. We are both in Club. The boarding pass has the new “Group” boarding numbers on it. While I’m shown as Group 1 , amazingly, the other passenger is Group 2!
    I rang BA to let them know the error in their IT programming – the lady said she’d pass it on.
    Within 5 mins I had a call back (full marks for service, btw) saying that this is BA’s policy – it is not an error!
    We both agreed it was ridiculous that 2 passengers travelling together on the same booking can not board together – unless one “downgrades”. She said to “have a word” with the boarding gate personnel. .
    Another piece of BA ‘logic”, I guess!

    • JamesB says:

      It seems odd to me that BA would want to discriminate between passengers flying in premium cabins on the basis of status, particularly given the cabins are very small. So, does a gold flying economy on a reward ticket go in Group 1 while a blue flying on a flexible CW cash ticket go in Group 2? What about children, elderly and disabled, which group do they go in, or do they still make a preboardinb call for them regardless of group number on their boarding pass? It will be interesting to see how this develops but it looks like British class values might still be alive and well on BA.

    • Genghis says:

      Was the “bring a guest” if you have status for boarding ever a published benefit, or just the way things were done?

    • Nick says:

      It’s not policy, but it is how the IT is currently set up (it’s a FLY thing). There is a plan to change the system to allow it but it won’t be ready for a few months-the decision was taken not to wait for everything but to make it live anyway. BA have been totally open about this (though clearly not with your agent!)
      Currently the advice to gate staff is to manually allow a ‘reasonable’ number of guests where people are clearly travelling together.
      Knowing how complicated airline systems are, I don’t actually think they’re being unreasonable here.

  • Calz says:

    Always wondered if Christopher Wilkinson minds having his old BA gold card flashed around periodically :p

  • Doug says:

    OT, any guesses on the first 2019 off peak date for BA redemption? Wondering if 6/1/2019 will be.

    • Anna says:

      What was the first date for this year? I imagine it’s going to be very similar.

    • ahop says:

      Check what date thr majority of schools go back and it is usually then.

  • d4ve says:

    Very please with the Kipton redemptions I made yesterday for August. Grand Suite @ Portland Monaco. $1000+ room for 50k points. 3 nights in Seattle Alexis $600+ room for 60k points.

    • Scott says:

      But would you have paid those amounts? I’m currently looking at a Seattle redemption, and the cash rates are crazy.

    • d4ve says:

      Perhaps not in Portland but quite possibly in Seattle. I really enjoy the kipton hotels I have stayed in.

  • Phil says:

    OT – Does anyone know if the Lloyds upgrade voucher anniversary restarts on Jan 1 or on the anniversary of being approved for the card? They don’t make it easy to find out or track progress to the £7 target!

    • JamesB says:

      On, the anniversary. It is a bit daft because if you hit the spend target early in your card year then there is little incentive to use the card again until after the first anniversary because you can only earn one voucher per year. I keep my monthly statement totals in a spreadsheet, if you want to manage the point at which you trigger the voucher precisely then you might want to consider doing the same because calling Lloyds for the information is useless.

    • Alan says:

      12 month anniversary of card opening date for definite, despite poorly worded T&Cs. I end up spending near but not over the target then trigger late on in the year to maximise validity.

  • ColinJE says:

    Some of those Kimpton redemptions look steep. I stayed at the Muse in NY and the rooms were tiny, though nicely appointed. Not comparable to the IC Times Sq though, particularly with the Muse’s elderly bathrooms.
    The Chicago Burnham was good, but it’s not on the list. Wonder if that’s significant.

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