Best Category 4 Starwood Hotels for Redemptions

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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 4 property, which Starwood defines as superior hotels and resorts in choice locations

You will need 10,000 Starpoints for a free night for a Category 4 hotel. As a reminder, you can redeem 4 nights and get the 5th night free, meaning on a 5 night stay, you would be looking at 8,000 Starpoints per night.

Another option for Category 4 hotel is Cash and Points, which will cost 5,000 Starpoints + $75 per night.

Best Category 4 Starwood Hotels for Redemptions

Below is a list of some great Starwood Hotel Category 4 properties to consider:


The Westin Grand, Vancouver (Vancouver, British Columbia)


W Atlanta – Buckhead (Atlanta, Georgia)


Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa (Chandler, Arizona)


Le Méridien Charlotte (Charlotte, North Carolina)


The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida)


Walt Disney World Swan (Orlando, Florida)


Palacio del Inka, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Cusco (Cusco, Peru)


The Westin Guangzhou (Guangzhou, China)


W Bangkok (Bangkok, Thailand)


Ajman Saray, a Luxury Collection Resort, Ajman (Ajman, United Arab Emirates)

Bottom Line

These are just a look at some awesome Category 4 Starwood properties, which start at 10,000 Starpoints per night. If you’re looking to get good value out of your Starpoints, consider redeeming at Category 4 properties.

Do you have a favorite Category 4 Starwood property you’ve redeemed at? Feel free to share!

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  1. The Sheraton Grand Sukhumvit BKK (also a Cat 4) is far superior to the W BKK in terms of location, service and overall quality.

  2. We frequently book weekend stays at the westin fort Lauderdale beach resort. You can request to be upgraded to the pool lanai rooms which are very convenient for families with kids.

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