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Starwood Hotels and Resorts have seven levels of hotel categories for members to redeem their Starpoints for free nights. Starwood’s fourth lowest category is a Category 5 property, which Starwood defines as an elite assembly of hotels and resorts in the most exclusive destinations.
You will need 12,000-16,000 Starpoints for a free night for a Category 5 hotel. As a reminder, you can redeem 4 nights and get the 5th night free.
Another option for Category 5 hotel is Cash and Points, which will cost 5,000 Starpoints + $75 per night.
Best Category 5 Starwood Hotels for Redemptions
Below is a list of some great Starwood Hotel Category 5 properties to consider:
The Westin Dawn Beach Resort & Spa, St. Maarten (St. Maarten)
W Fort Lauderdale (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida)
The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Ka’anapali (Maui, Hawaii)
The Westin New York Grand Central (New York, New York)
The St. Regis Moscow Nikolskaya (Russian Federation)
Trump Turnberry, a Luxury Collection Resort (Ayrshire, Scotland)
The St. Regis Shenzhen (Guangdong, China)
The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa (Langkawi, Malaysia)
Le Méridien Koh Samui Resort & Spa (Surat Thani, Thailand)
These are just a look at some awesome Category 5 Starwood properties, which start at 12,000 Starpoints per night. If you’re looking to get good value out of your Starpoints, consider redeeming at Category 5 properties.
Do you have a favorite Category 5 Starwood property you’ve redeemed at? Feel free to share!
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