Le Club AccorHotels (Novotel, Sofitel)

Le Club AccorHotels is the loyalty scheme for Pullman, Novotel, Sofitel, Mercure and Ibis hotels amongst others. You earn points which can be used for cash credit towards free nights or transferred into frequent flyer miles including Avios points.


I published an extensive two-part review of Le Club AccorHotels which can be found here and here. The latest promotions can be found on our 'Hotel Promos' page.

Bits: Qatar’s impressive new economy seat, get triple points from Accor, Turkish adds flat beds to Manchester

News in brief: Qatar Airways unveils a new economy seat – which looks good I was at the launch of the new Qatar Airways economy seat in Berlin yesterday.  Economy travel is not something we focus on much, but I thought it was worth a […]

Bits: Accor adding suite upgrades, Diners Club will soon be accepted widely, Aer Lingus cancels Montreal

News in brief: Accor adding suite upgrades to its new loyalty programme Perhaps stung by criticism that the recent launch of its new loyalty scheme – Accor Live Limitless – was very much lacking in substance, the hotel group released some further information yesterday. Details […]

Earn bonus Accor points or Avios every stay with the ‘Places’ app – even from six months ago

I have written before about the points-earning ‘Places’ app run by Le Club AccorHotels (the loyalty scheme for Ibis, Sofitel, Novotel, Mercure, M Gallery etc).  I had never managed to try it until last month, when I found myself in the Mercure Sheffield St Paul’s […]

Bits: £75 of free Wheely rides in London, last call for 75% bonus buying IHG points, last call for 6000 Avios from Accor

News in brief: Generous £75 Wheely offer with American Express A good deal with Wheely, the London-based Uber competitor, has appeared on a lot of American Express cards.   You need to look under the ‘Offers’ section on the online statement page of each Amex card […]

Accor is scrapping Le Club – new loyalty scheme and new benefits coming soon

Accor announced initial details on Thursday morning of a plan to scrap Le Club AccorHotels and replace it with a new loyalty programme from 2020. The new programme will be called ‘Accor Live Limitless’ (oh dear) although that does have the catchy acronym of ALL.  […]

Bits: I try London City’s First Class Lounge, Pullman Berlin, enter our New York competition

News in brief: I finally try London City’s First Class Lounge You may not know that London City Airport has two lounges tucked away in the private jet terminal (‘Jet Centre’) next door.  The Business Class Lounge costs £35 and is a standard airport lounge experience, […]

What are the best hotel promos for February?

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running. All of the information in this article can also be found on our ‘Hotel Promos’ page which contains details of all of the current offers, together with links to our major articles on […]

Good deal – earn 7,500 Avios or €150 credit for 3 x 2-night Accor stays

Accor Hotels, which owns Novotel / Ibis / Mercure / M Gallery / Sofitel / Pullman / Raffles / Swissotel / Fairmont etc, has brought back its potentially generous promotion to earn 7,500 bonus Avios or €150 of hotel credit. You will earn €150 of […]

Bits: Bournemouth Airport gets a lounge, Flybe launches Southend to Newquay, new Accor / Club Eurostar promo

News in brief: Bournemouth Airport to open an Executive Lounge Bournemouth Airport has announced plans to open its first Executive Lounge on 1st June. The picture below is taken from some pre-design work and is not necessarily going to be the final look but it […]

Which hotel schemes let you earn points and credit for multiple rooms?

A reader emailed me recently about IHG’s new mini-Accelerate promotion.  (If you are looking at where to book hotel stays this Spring, this promotion will be the most generous offer in the market for most people.) The reader wanted to know if it was possible […]

Bits: Buy Avios for 0.84p via Groupon (again), 1000 Avios or €20 for stays at Sofitel Heathrow or Gatwick

News in brief: 2,000 Avios for under £17 via Groupon Spain (EDIT: the 2,000 Avios package is sold out. The other packages are still available.) The Groupon ‘cheap Avios’ promotion in Spain, with Iberia Plus, is back again.  Click here for details. The cheapest – and best value […]

What are the best hotel promos for December?

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running.  This has run slightly later than usual this month, but it does not make major difference as most of the offers featured are continuing from November. All of the information in this article […]

Bits: 50% ‘buy Avios’ bonus, warning for BA GGL or GUF holders, triple Accor points on one stay

News in brief: 50% ‘buy Avios’ bonus via Iberia Plus Iberia is currently offering a 50% bonus when you buy 2,000+ Avios before 31st December.  These will drop into an Iberia Plus account, but can be moved to British Airways via ‘Combine My Avios’. (Remember […]

Black Friday 1: £100 off Virgin Flight+Hotel, Gatwick Parking, Opodo, 20% off, Priority Pass and more!

We wrote this article before the deals were live and have relied on the companies involved not to change their promo codes or links – apologies if anything changed at the last minute. If you’re shopping on Amazon …. Before we get into the travel […]

What are the best hotel promos for November?

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running.  This has run slightly later than usual this month, but it does not make major difference as most of the offers featured continue into December. All of the information in this article can […]

Earn TRIPLE Avios with Accor – at least 7.5 per €1 spent!

Accor and Avios have launched a new ‘bonus Avios’ promotion.  This allows you to earn triple Avios on every stay at a Novotel, Sofitel, Mercure, M Gallery, Ibis, Pullman, Raffles, Fairmont etc hotel. You have over two months to book and stay – the promotion runs […]

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