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Today is the final day of Marriott Bonvoy’s ‘Week of Wonders‘ and your last chance to win a stay at a top UK Marriott International hotel.

Today we are offering a night at the iconic W London hotel. You’ll find details of how to enter at the bottom of the article.

Win a stay at W London hotel

First, to finish off the week, we thought we’d do one final recap of some of the offers that have been included in the Marriott Bonvoy ‘Week of Wonders’.

25% off standard hotel rates plus a free breakfast for Bonvoy members

Marriott Bonvoy members can stay at hotels until 31st October 2020 with 25% off standard rates in Europe, Middle East and Africa. With coronavirus travel restrictions in place, you are pretty much limited to UK hotel stays. However, there are a number of hotels in Greece and Germany in this offer and there is some travel permitted to these countries (do check the website first though as Germany is blocked to some). All hotels included in this offer can be found using this page.

Marriott Buy Points WOW

Get a 50% bonus when you buy Bonvoy points

Until 22nd October 2020 you will get 50% more points when you buy or gift 2,000 or more Bonvoy points.

The annual cap is also tripled from 50,000 points to 150,000 which when combined with the bonus gives you the opportunity to pick up an additional 225,000 Bonvoy points. Find out more about this offer here.

Get a free hotel night when you book with Homes & Villas by Marriott International

If you book and stay at one of the Homes & Villas by Marriott International – Marriott’s holiday rental portfolio – properties before the end of 2020, you will be credited a free night for future use at a Marriott International hotel.

You’ll need to book a stay at Homes & Villas for at least three nights to qualify for the offer. The free night is valid for six months for any hotel room costing 35,000 points or less.

You can read about the full details of the offer and terms and conditions here. It could work out nicely if you stayed in a cheap rental home and then used your free hotel night for an expensive hotel.

W London Perception bar
W London’s The Perception Bar

Today’s competition – win a stay at the iconic W London hotel

The prize for today’s ‘Week of Wonders’ competition is a pretty enviable one, particular as it includes a stay at a hotel that no one at HfP has stayed in, but we are itching to do so!

The winner of today’s competition will win a one night stay at the super-stylish W London hotel. This includes dinner and cocktails at the W London’s The Perception Bar. Definitely one for the glamour-seekers amongst our readers.

The prize is valid for any Friday or Saturday night up to 31st July 2021.

You can find out more about the hotel on its website here.

As with the previous competitions this week, you only have until midnight to enter and it simply requires answering one question. Good luck!

Please read the terms and conditions in the entry widget. For clarity, entrants must be UK residents and must be physically based in the UK today to enter.

We wanted to take the opportunity to thank Marriott International for sponsoring all the competition prizes this week. We will announce the full list of winners next week.

Win a stay at the stylish W London Hotel
How to earn Marriott Bonvoy points and status from UK credit cards

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

Marriott Bonvoy American Express

20,000 bonus points and 15 elite night credits Read our full review

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.

The Platinum Card from American Express

30,000 points and unbeatable travel benefits – for a fee Read our full review

You can also earn Marriott Bonvoy points indirectly:

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 (35)

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  • Michael C says:

    This is it – my day is FINALLY here! ;o)

  • IO says:

    Where do you announce the winners Rob?

  • Harry T says:

    Staying here this weekend, will report back.

    • DB2020 says:

      Had a weekend stay at the W Leicester Square a few years ago, when friends were in town from New York and we wanted to stay at the same place and spend time together doing all the cultural activities (theatre, museums) and not worry about having to make our way to my home late at night.

      Hip design in the rooms, although I don’t know if having a wash basin in the room is my thing. Comfortable bed, quiet at night with the double doors the rooms have and not much noise from the street below. Good breakfast too.

      They don’t have bathtubs in most of the rooms, the walk-in shower was dark, very W style, but functional. Rainfall shower head was effective.

      The bar was very noisy after 6 PM and I observed lots of people who were unable to cope with the amount of alcohol they were imbibing, despite the relatively early hour!

      • TGLoyalty says:

        I believe they’ve had recent makeover not sure if it was just furnishings or more extensive.

      • Harry T says:

        W beds are actually my favourite, so I’m looking forward to that.

        I imagine covid will make the bar slightly less popular, or at the very least close it at 10pm!

        I’m going to see if I can get an upgraded room with a bath, as it irks me a little that Ws never seem to have a bath unless you book something obnoxious!

  • Alan says:

    Any chance you can work with them for a bonus competition that’s for some Bonvoy points rather than hotel stays? 🙂

  • Vit says:

    Almost went for the “Inception”. Thanks Rob for keep me brain working hard the entire week. 🙂

  • Lady London says:

    I am not a Marriott member. But can I just say what a good job Marrioty has done in this market with this week of promotions.

    In contrast to IHG, who seem to have lost their way based on reports.

    • Sinead says:

      From our perspective, it’s been really interesting to see the different ways that the brands have reacted to the current situation. Some, like Marriott, have been very proactive and imaginative, clearly trying to get forward bookings and building brand awareness to stand them in good stead once travel restrictions ease up. By contrast, other business have all but shut up shop.

    • New Card says:

      Marriott may be doing better at gimmicky promos but the decline in cash rates means that Marriott redemptions on points are wildly overpriced compared to cash bookings; whereas IHG have done a good job at reducing redemption prices to more closely align with cash prices.

    • Ronald Jeremy says:

      What reports?

      • Lady London says:

        Existing reward bookings being denied as @Anna today, existing reward bookings apparently being supported by IHG to allow the hotel to demand a higher payment when due to the hotel”s own re-closure after the booking was
        made, existing rewards booking has to be moved, the loss of 130? hotels in the US who exited because IHG wasnt even paying the minimum amount that had been guaranteed by contract to these hotels.

        I am disappointed as I had regarded IHG as financially smart, but they are giving the impression they’ve “lost it” ie panicked themselves into inaction rather than working out a strategy.

    • Harry T says:

      And they’ve been throwing a lot of Amex offers around whilst increasing the earn rate on their cobranded Amex at their properties. I am glad they are still engaging in a positive way with the UK members and sector. Hilton and Hyatt don’t seem to be making an effort.

      Also, I am genuinely grateful for the Healthcare rates, as they are saving me a lot of money.

      • Rob says:

        Not sure what’s going on with Hilton. Scoring the UK big 3 out of 10 on, basically, how much the loyalty and partnership teams have got themselves back in the game from my ‘behind the scenes’ perspective:

        Marriott 10/10
        IHG 4/10
        Hilton 0/10

        • Harry T says:

          Maybe Hilton have given up on the UK market? Your ratings seem fair.

        • Mr(s) Entitled says:

          Hilton are hopefully busy trying to bring a credit card to market that is open to new applicants.

        • TGLoyalty says:

          Can’t remember ever having a IHG Amex offer before

  • Chan says:

    Wrote up a detailed stay on FT from August if you want to search the master thread.

  • AJA says:

    The Conception Bar involves a different type of cocktail altogether 😉 And imbibing a few too many cocktails in the Perception Bar may risk the result of a different perception the morning after the night before when one’s beauty may have vanished….

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