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Lady London 2,160 posts

Cash or points?
Anecdotal experience all over here and the rest of the interweb says if hotel reflags or not open in time for your reservation, you’ll be left high and dry.

Possibly at a time when no alternative you can accept is available on points, or it’s so much nearer to your date prices in points or cash have got ridiculous.

Despite the small print promises of the.chains maybe stating certain protections if hotel doesn’t honour reservation, practically you’ll be left on your own with the problem.

There are exceptions such as IC Rome where some knowledgeable posters managed to get some help with this but that would be the exception. Practically, as a general rule always have a contingency plan in place if a hotel’s not open at the time you’d book.

I can strongly recommend the Hampton which is one of the very few midrange hotels in Paris I like. Perhaps take a look for a backup to hold while you read the small print on your reservation/Hhonors, and work with Hilton and the hotel to get clarity on your original preference.

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