Question about the Hyatt card

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Question about the Hyatt card

Postby agp » Mon Jul 23, 2012 1:37 pm

I want to get the Hyatt credit card simply because it gives 2 free nights and 1 free night every year for level 1-4 hotels. The trouble is I never stay at Hyatt hotels, I actually do not even know what they are like. Is Hyatt considered a luxury hotel? Do you think it would be worth it to get the card just for the anniversary free night of stay? Why or why not? Is there a list of all the category 1-4 hotels?

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Postby jeffysdad » Mon Jul 23, 2012 1:52 pm

Some Hyatts are really quite nice; others, not so much. They're on par with Marriott, I think. If you're a Democrat, pick Hyatt (the Pritzkers are Dems.) If you're a Republican, go with Marriott (the Marriotts are Republicans).

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Postby agp » Mon Jul 23, 2012 2:15 pm

How does it compare to Hilton hotels? I stay at Hilton the most, and the last hotel I stayed at was the Hampton Inns. It was subpar but I did not expect much out of it to start with. It is, however, better than most Wyndham chains I have stayed at.

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Postby jeffysdad » Mon Jul 23, 2012 2:22 pm

Ditto Hilton, I think. With the big chains I think it really pays to look for the newer properties, I think. I didn't know Hampton was part of Hilton. Some of them are nice, others not. It often depends on how new they are.

I've found the Marriott Courtyards and Hilton Garden whatevertheycallits to be nice. Holiday Inns that have undergone the company's large-scale renovation are also nice, too. HI desperately needed to do something and where they have it has worked.
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Postby agp » Tue Jul 24, 2012 10:11 am

Anyone else have any opinion/thoughts on whether the Hyatt card is worth it for solely the annual free night bonus?

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Postby DeadSpider » Tue Jul 24, 2012 11:26 am

I think your better off getting AMex BCEP for $75 a year and paying for any Hotel you want to stay.

For me i wouldn't just to get free day once a year.

I like the idea of free room but don't like to stay at same Hotel all the time.

Sometimes i'm in the mood for nice things other times i've got my pit and stay at pet friendly places name brand or not.
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Postby Money card » Thu Jul 26, 2012 10:36 pm

Hyatt isn't a luxury hotel, it's in the middle. a luxury hotel would be the Waldorf Astoria, the Plaza the Ritz Carlton and the Fairmont. the copley plaza the helmely plaza. these are luxary hotels.

the lower end hotels would be like the comfort inn, the Days inn , the Holiday inn. so middle of the road would be like the Sheraton, the Marriott and the Hyatt.

I wouldn't get the Hyatt card just for a free night. since you mostly stay at Hiltons have you looked into American expresses other hotel card. what do you think about the Hilton hotel credit card the platinum version the one with the 75.00 annual fee?

there is no list of hotels 1-4 as far as I know but if you have some hotels in mine ask us and we will be able to tell you what they are. to be honest Agp I hardly ever see any Hyatts around, in my area theres 1 in New Jersey I believe down by the water I think it's near weehawken. there are certainly more Mariotts than Hyatts and Hiltons to.



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