Which Hilton hotels can you book for just 5,000 points per night?

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Every couple of months, IHG Rewards Club generates a wave of publicity – including on Head for Points – by reducing the reward cost of 100 or so properties. They are offered from 5,000 points per night, a discount of up to 95%.  You probably saw the latest list here.

Hilton Honors, however, has over 20 hotels which are 5,000 points per night EVERY NIGHT. Given that some of their hotels now run to 95,000 points per night, these are a great deal if you need to be anywhere near one of them.

This list is especially interesting given that Hilton is often offering a 100% bonus when you purchase Hilton Honors points.  This takes the cost per point down to as little as 0.5 cents.  You can see what the current bonus, if any, is on this page of the Hilton website.

(Remember too that Hilton counts reward nights towards elite status qualification. If you are a few nights short of requalifying, a stay at one of these properties would do the trick very cheaply. I wrote this story a few years ago about how Will achieved Hilton Diamond status for £68!)

Unfortunately, none of 5,000 points per night hotels are in the UK.  In fact, to be honest, it is unlikely that any of them – except potentially the Egyptian resorts – are in places you want to visit.

Here’s the list:






Sharm El Sheikh






Tuxtla Gutierrez





Bayrakli Izmir













Tomorrow I will take a look at the 10,000 points per night Hilton Honors hotels – you can read that here.

How to earn Hilton Honors points via UK credit cards

As a reminder, there are various ways of earning Hilton Honors 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 Hilton Honors Gold status for as long as they hold the card?  It also comes with Marriott Bonvoy 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 Hilton Honors 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.)

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