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Hilton rolling out ‘keep your Diamond status with 1 stay’ – check ‘My Offers’ online

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Hilton is rolling out its ‘keep your 2022 status’ promotion to more people – including me.

You may have received an email about this yesterday.

If you didn’t, you may still be targeted. I saw the offer under ‘My Offers’ on the Hilton website last week, and indeed had completed a stay – although it hasn’t posted yet – before the email arrived.

You can check ‘My Offers’ here. Our full review of Hilton Honors is here.

Click here for a complete guide to getting hotel elite status from UK credit cards.

Hilton keep Diamand

What’s the deal?

As you can see from the image above, if you had Diamond Elite status in Hilton Honors last year but did not retain it, Hilton is basically giving it back to you for minimal effort.

You need to do just one stay before 31st March 2023 and your status will be rolled over. It will run until 31st March 2024.

This is a complete no-brainer if you are impacted. Even if you end up doing a mattress run at your nearest Hampton for £75 or so, you’d get your money back on one stay later in the year if it got you executive lounge access and a decent upgrade.

In theory there are variants of this offer which require two or three stays, although I don’t know anyone who received one.

If you had Gold Elite status and lost it, I believe there is a similar offer with three variants, requiring either one, two or three stays. I wouldn’t necessary do a mattress run to achieve this, since free breakfast – the key benefit of Gold – isn’t likely to save you as much as the cost of pointless hotel nights. Of course, if you need a hotel stay anyway ….

What’s the small print?

Here are the rules, which you can see under ‘My Offers’.

HIlton Diamond one stay

The only question is over whether a reward night would count or not. I am inclined to believe it would but it isn’t specifically stated.

If you didn’t get an email, you may still be targeted

Hilton seems to be rolling out these emails slowly, possibly to test the results and possibly to control any rush to book its cheapest hotels!

If you click here and log in it will bring up the ‘My Offers’ page of

You are looking for this:


If you thought that your Hilton Honors Diamond status was gone for good, you may have a chance to retain it for minimal cost. It is well worth doing so.

For comparison:

  • Radisson, Hyatt and IHG are not (yet?) offering any deals to people who lost their status

How to earn Hilton Honors points and status from UK credit cards

How to earn Hilton Honors points and status from UK credit cards (April 2024)

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 Premium and MeliaRewards Gold status.  We reviewed American Express Platinum in detail here and you can apply here.

The Platinum Card from American Express

40,000 bonus points and a huge range of valuable benefits – for a fee Read our full review

Did you know that the Virgin Atlantic credit cards are a great way of earning Hilton Honors points? Two Virgin Points can be converted into three Hilton Honors points. The Virgin Atlantic cards are the only Visa or Mastercard products in the UK which can indirectly earn Hilton Honors points. You can apply here.

You can also earn Hilton Honors points indirectly with:

and for small business owners:

The conversion rate from American Express to Hilton points is 1:2.

Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which can be used to earn Hilton Honors 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 (118)

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  • mkcol says:

    £48.80 for 1 night at Doubletree by Hilton Stadium:MK on 12th Feb seemed like a decent investment to retain Diamond.

  • Chris Horsfall says:

    Can someone explain the tricks for mattress runs. In particular, do I have to go to the hotel and check in, or can I do the check in with an app and not turn up?
    There are some cheap hotel stays, but none near me.

    • Rob says:

      You need to turn up.

      You can occasionally get away with not turning up, but that’s not meant to happen.

      There are sound reasons for this – a lot of hotels live off the extra money spent in the bar and restaurant and obviously if mattress runners could get away with it, the hotel actually loses out.

      • Chris Horsfall says:


        • Chris Horsfall says:

          I assume there is no easy way to search for the lowest price dates and hotels is there?

          • Rob says:

            I think you can fix the search radius if you want to look a bit further afield from your starting point. Cheapest nights are usually Fridays or Saturdays but obviously that might not be convenient. In London Hampton Docklands is about £85 on many nights, Olympia can be £90.

  • Florian11 says:

    Thanks for sharing. As a gold member offer is not available – searching for invitation link for diamond and will be pay EUR150 to same. If somebody can help me would be perfect

    • Rob says:

      Someone was giving away Diamond on the forum this morning.

    • LilysDad says:

      As a Gold it was offered to me so it might be worth logging into your Honors account and checking what offers are currently available to you. I was only 2 nights away and could have done a mattress run at Dartford over twixmas but opted to join Amex Platinum instead.

  • Andrew says:

    I am in US and have not received this offer. I reached out to chat support for details, but was stonewalled. However, I just upgraded to the Surpass card. Is the Surpass card required for this?

  • matt says:

    Hi, where does it tell you how many days you need to get? can someone advise please?

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