Best Category 6 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 second highest tier is a Category 6 property, which Starwood defines as the most exclusive hotels and resorts, each one reflecting the unique characteristics of its surroundings for an unparalleled travel experience

You will need 20,000-25,000 Starpoints for a free night for a Category 6 hotel. As a reminder, you can redeem 4 nights and get the 5th night free.

Another option for Category 6 hotel is Cash and Points, which will cost 10,000 points plus $180 per night.

Best Category 6 Starwood Hotels for Redemptions

Below is a list of some great Starwood Hotel Category 6 properties to consider:


The St. Regis Monarch Beach (Dana Point, California)


The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort (Honolulu, Hawaii)


SLS Hotel, a Luxury Collection Hotel (Los Angeles, California)


W Retreat & Spa – Vieques Island (Vieques Island, Puerto Rico)


Arion, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Astir Palace, (Athens, Greece)


The Westin Europa & Regina, Venice (Venice, Italy)


Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa (North Malé Atoll, Maldives)


W Singapore – Sentosa Cove (Singapore)

Bottom Line

These are just a look at some awesome Category 6 Starwood properties, which start at 20,000 Starpoints per night. If you’re looking to get good value out of your Starpoints, consider redeeming at Category 6 properties.

Do you have a favorite Category 6 Starwood property you’ve redeemed at? Feel free to share!

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  1. Why do you feel these are best for redemption. The daily rate does not justify redeeming them for less than 2c / pt. This post is wrong in so many ways. “The most exclusive” suggests nothing better… Oh wait there’s a category 7…

  2. Did Starwoods pay you to write this? Everyone in the frequent flyer world knows never to redeem for category 6 and 7 hotels!

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