Starwood Hotels and Resorts have seven levels of hotel categories for members to redeem their Starpoints for free nights. The lowest category is a Category 1 property, which Starwood defines as mid-priced, full-service hotels and resorts.
You will need 2,000 Starpoints for a free weekend night and 3,000 Starpoints for a free night during the week at a Category 1 hotel.
Best Category 1 Starwood Hotels for Redemptions
Below is a list of some great Starwood Hotel Category 1 properties to consider:
Four Points by Sheraton Puntacana Village (Punta Cana, Dominican Republic)
Aloft San Jose Hotel, Costa Rica (San Jose, Costa Rica)
Sheraton Catania Hotel & Conference Center (Catania, Italy)
Sheraton Athlone Hotel, (Athlone, Ireland)
ITC Rajputana, a Luxury Collection Hotel (Rajasthan, India)
These are just a look at some awesome Category 1 Starwood properties, which start at only 2,000 Starpoints per night. If you’re looking to get maximum value out of your Starpoints, consider redeeming at Category 1 properties.
Do you have a favorite Category 1 Starwood property you’ve redeemed at? Feel free to share!