Top 7 Kimpton Hotels To Use IHG Points

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On the heels of the announcement that InterContinental Hotels Acquires Kimpton Hotels, I got to thinking what Kimpton property would I be the most interested in using my IHG points for once the integration or at least cross redemption integration of points programs is complete?

Top 7 Kimpton Hotels To Use IHG Points

So, immediately I started looking at the Kimpton properties I’ve always wanted to visit but instead, this time I would redeem IHG Rewards Points. I have only stayed in a couple and wanted to see what Kimpton’s unique selections looked like. What I found was that they offer 62 boutique hotels in 28 cities. Here is my initial thinking on hotels I would like to visit with my IHG points. This may change depending on how many points are required of course as well as airline reward availability to the locations.

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  1. Sir Frances Drake, Union Square San Francisco – landmark hotel steps from Chinatown and Union Square
  2. The George, Capitol Hill, Washington, DC – newly renovated hotel, near Union Station and top attractions
  3. Sky Hotel, Aspen Mountain – referred to as the “sexiest ski lodge in North America,” with ski-in access
  4. Vero Beach Hotel & Spa, Vero Beach – oceanfront, multi-room suites on the Treasure coast
  5. Tideline Ocean Resort & Spa, Palm Beach – Palm Beach’s only oceanfront boutique hotel
  6. The Brice, Savannah – center of Savannah’s National Historic Landmark District
  7. RiverPlace, Portland – riverfront, “Best Hotels Portland, 2014,” – U.S. News

Top 7 Kimpton Hotels To Use IHG Points

Bottom Line

IHG Rewards just became more rewarding because they are acquiring 62 boutique hotels in the Kimpton portfolio, where you will be able to use IHG points! Kimpton offers a great products and is a great addition to IHG. I don’t know about you but, I am pumped to use my points at Kimpton! How about you, which properties do you have your eye on?

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  1. I honestly hope they don’t merge the loyalty programs to allow IHG points to be used. Compared to what Kimpton has now, Kimpton has a true loyalty program. Nothing to do with points and easy to understand. Stay more, get more free nights – anywhere you want. No complicated point structures, award charts or tiers to be worried about. Let’s hope they don’t combine loyalty programs! Sure, it would be great to use IHG points, but if it isn’t broken, don’t fix it. Kimpton’s program as is right now is by far more lucrative than any credit card offer from IHG or points can buy…

  2. The Epic Hotel in Miami is one of my favorite hotels, I definitely cannot wait until I can use IHG points to stay here!

  3. @PJ The picture is the Tideline in Palm Beach formerly the Omphoy .
    @TWF random side note now wouldn’t be a terrible time to match to Kimtons Inner Circle Elite thing especially since IHG stopped doing matches as it would probably carry over.

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