Hilton HHonors Posts

Hilton US Summer Weekend Flash Sale

Hilton is having a 72 hour flash weekend Summer sale and is discounting rooms across the United States by 15% for the last two weekends of Summer! With only two weekends left until most kids go back to school, this could be your final chance to soak up some rays, explore a new city, or getaway with ...

Hotel Review - Doubletree by Hilton London Heathrow Airport

Our "layover" in England on our way to Turkey was scheduled at 23 hours, 20 minutes, thus necessitating a night in a hotel in London.  The thought occurred to us to splurge on a fancy hotel in the city, but given that a) we had already planned a drive out to Stonehenge and Salisbury, thus ...

An Unexpected Night at the Hilton O'Hare

Hilton O'Hare (image courtesy; Hilton) Despite the convenience of the Hilton at O'Hare, this was my first time inside the hotel. As a regular with Hyatt, all of my stays near O'Hare have been at the local Hyatt Regency, a modern property that I rank in my top 10 list of Hyatt properties in the ...
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Hilton Making Moves in Myanmar

Bloomberg recently had a report about Hilton Hotels properties in newly opened Myanmar (formerly Burma).  Hilton was one of the first chains to build in Southeast Asian country since sanctions have eased over the the last couple of years.  
We visited Myanmar three years ago and ...

Free DoubleTree Cookies on May 15 for National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

If you weren’t already aware, Friday May 15 is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day! To celebrate, DoubleTree by Hilton is giving away their calorie intensive signature chocolate chip walnut cookie to travelers in select airport locations and partnering with select travel brands to surprise and ...
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Hotel Review - Hilton Garden Inn LAX/El Segundo

On a short trip to Los Angeles at the end of February for the most recent West Coast UPGRD meetup, I found myself in the odd position of needing a place to stay for the night.  Normally when we travel to L.A., I stay with my in-laws in the Inland Empire, but we weren't going to be able to make ...

The Value of Points - Even Hotel Employees Don't Know What They Are Worth

Scenario
Let me just give you a little glimpse into an interaction I had at a Hampton Inn where I recently stayed for two nights. The first night did not go well.  I had access to a two room suite.  In the bedroom, the headboard of the bed was on the far wall when entering the room. ...
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Hilton Flash Sale - Save 33% in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East

Hilton Hotels is having a 7 day flash sale offering a 33% discount on paid stays at nearly every Hilton Hotel in the Europe, the Middle East, and Africa! The flash sale requires prepayment of rooms and the fee paid is nonrefundable, but the flash sale can save you hundreds of dollars on a multi day ...

Hotel Review: DoubleTree Financial District, New York City

This review of the DoubleTree by Hilton Financial District, New York City, is part of my trip to New York in December of 2014. Just as the name implies, the DoubleTree Financial District is located in the financial district of lower Manhattan. Set in the Stone Street Historic District, the ...

100,000 FREE Hilton HHonors for Diamond & Gold Elites

Hilton HHonors sent out a targeted promotion yesterday to members of their frequent sleeper loyalty program that offered up to 100,000 free bonus points just for being a member of their program and requalifying for Diamond status during the 2014 program year.
Per flyertalk, it appears that some ...
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Hotel Review: Hilton Tokyo Shinjuku

The Hilton Tokyo is a beautiful hotel located in the Shinjuku area of downtown Tokyo. Located next to Shinjuku Central Park (and the Park Hyatt Tokyo), the Hilton Tokyo is about a five minute drive from Shinjuku Station. To get to the hotel from the airport, you can take the Airport Limousine bus ...
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Return Stay: Conrad Algarve - beating itself as the best!


I had the pleasure to return to my all time favorite hotel, the Conrad Algarve in Portugal. My second stay was better then my first back in February! I cannot put into words how great the service is at this hotel! I have to say that I have been a guest at off peak times for this resort in ...

Do you have a Hilton Branded Credit Card? How Many Points are You Missing!?!

I started to notice an issue with the correct amount of points posting from American Express to my Hilton account from my HHonors Surpass Card. This card gets you 3 points per dollar for any spend, 9 points per dollar at Gas Stations, Supermarkets and 12 points per dollar at any Hilton Worldwide ...
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Looking Beyond Hilton and Marriott – Comparing Hotel Elite Benefits

Over the last couple of years work has kept me loyal to Marriott and Hilton and I must say I’ve been mostly happy with Marriott and less happy with Hilton. For two years I have enjoyed Platinum status at Marriott and Gold status with Hilton and have primarily stayed at the two hotel brands as ...
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A tweet worth 8000 points

By now you have probably heard about the Hilton HHonors enticing “triple your points” promotion where HHonors members can earn double points for stays at Hilton Hotels, Monday through Thursday, and triple points for weekend stays Friday-Sunday between August 1 and October 31, 2014. If ...
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Hotel Review: Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus

Istanbul is a fantastic city and I definitely recommend everyone visit here at least once. This hotel review was part of my trip to Turkey and China. My index including trip reports for Air Canada, Asiana, Thai Airways and Turkish Airlines, and lounge and hotel reviews can be ...

Hotel Review: Hilton San Francisco Union Square

The Hilton San Francisco Union Square is a great hotel and I would definitely recommend it to anyone needing a hotel near the downtown area.  The Hilton Union Square is located at 333 O’Farrell Street at the intersection of O’Farrell and Taylor Street.  The hotel is actually ...
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3rd qt Hilton Promo - 3X Points (weekends)


Hilton HHonors is doing Triple Your Trip promotion again, this time for stays between August 1 and October 31, 2014.
You earn double points for weekday nights (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday) and triple points for weekend ones (Friday, Saturday and Sunday).
You must enroll ...